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Job Category:
Information Services
Database Systems Administrator
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University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, PA
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Job Description

Date Posted: 10/23/2018
Working Title: Database Systems Administrator
Job Classification: Systems/Programmer III
Department Name: 27010-SCI-Office of the Dean
Job Type: Staff
Position Number: 0135892
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications

Position Description

University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA) to research, recommend, implement, test, and administer several new information systems and reconcile and maintain additional information systems across multiple departments to maintain or improve seamless operations and ensure continuity of operations across changes in personnel, workflows, and administrative structures as they arise.

Apply knowledge of information storage and retrieval to database management systems; modifying and coordinate changes to existing databases and addressing staff protocols necessary to secure and protect these databases. Train faculty and staff in proper use of protocols and serve on workgroups and teams for integration of new systems and processes. Conduct analyses of data from any or all of these sources for senior administration to use in the planning and justification of resources. Serve as the lead administrator of new system implementation and training of faculty, staff and students on current and new systems and processes for school. Apply understanding of the University’s student, financial, operations, and faculty/staff processes, systems, and workflow, PeopleSoft, ImageNow, ITWorks, Hobson’s and GATS.

Master’s degree in Computer or Information Science. Must know (through academic training or work experience) Microsoft Access and Excel (writing advanced queries, crosstabs, writing or utilizing ad hoc code to clean up large data sets), structuring and writing data to multiple proprietary database systems and creating interfaces for end users to extract that data, utilizing multiple descriptive and inferential statistical analysis techniques to generate business intelligence for senior administrators to use in strategic decision making.

Education Required: Master's
Minimum Related Experience Level Required: Less than 1 year experience
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category: Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort: 100
Scheduled Work Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Campus: Pittsburgh

University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

  • Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match
  • Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance
  • Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)
  • Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time


The University of Pittsburgh is an AA/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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About University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh is among the nation's oldest and most distinguished comprehensive universities, with a wide variety of high-quality programs in the arts and sciences as well as professional fields. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.