Banner Database Administrator

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Position TitleBanner Database AdministratorWho we are:

National Louis is a 130+ year old university that has been grounded in the values of innovation, access, and excellence from its inception. As an institution we believe in providing access to educational opportunity and that education is our greatest lever for social and economic mobility. We are a student focused community that is committed to continuous improvement and asks how do we become more “student ready” so that we may better serve our students. We believe that through education we are able to empower change and build healthy communities. Our community works hard in the service of students and supports one another like a family.

What we offer:

At National Louis University we offer our employees an innovative environment to work together and inspire the ideas that will make an impact. As our external environment changes, our employees are provided the opportunities and tools needed to grow both personally and professionally to remain successful. NLU employees and dependents are offered a wide range of benefits, including but not limited to, Health Insurance benefits, Retirement benefits, Paid Time Off and Educational Benefits.

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Position StatusFull TimeIf part time, hours per weekWhat you will do:

National Louis University is currently accepting applications for a Banner Database Administrator to join its Learning Information Technology Services (LITS) team. LITS is the technology backbone of the University providing in-house information technology solutions that enable the University’s administrative processes to effectively and strategically operate to meet the demanding needs of our students, staff and faculty across our campuses. This critical position will report to our Director of Enterprise Applications and will be responsible for configuration and maintenance of the NLU Administrative System (Banner/Oracle/Luminis/Workflow/Cognos).


The Database Administrator will:

*Maintain ERP technologies such as Ellucian Banner and all interconnected technologies such as, but not limited to, Luminis portal software, payment gateways and connected learning solutions;

*Coordinate physical and logical changes to database systems. Codes, tests, and implements physical database by performing the following duties, which may include but are not limited to the following, Design logical and physical databases or reviews description of changes to database design to understand how changes to be made affect physical database (how data is stored in terms of physical characteristics such as location, amount of space, and access method). Establish physical database parameters. Code database descriptions and specifies identifiers of database to database management system or directs others in coding database descriptions. Calculates optimum values for database parameters such as amount of computer memory to be used by database. Ensure the backup and recovery of all databases using various technologies (Commvault);

*Specifies user access level for each segment of one or more data items such as insert, replace, retrieve, or delete data. Specifies which users can access databases and what data can be accessed by user. Tests and corrects errors, and refines changes to database. Enter codes to create production database. Selects and enters codes of utility program to monitor database performance such as distribution of records and amount of available memory;

*Answer user questions. Confer with co-workers to determine impact of database changes on other systems. Modify database programs to increase processing performance, referred to as performance tuning.

Your Competencies:

If you are Oracle Certified, with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Database Administration, Business Administration or a related field, possess strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills, thrive on managing multiple ongoing projects, and are committed to a high standard of service excellence, than consider joining this dynamic team of professionals. The Banner Database Administrator will be expected to maintain ERP technologies such as Ellucian Banner and all interconnected technologies, such as, but not limited to, Luminis portal software, payment gateways and connected learning solutions. S/he will have the knowledge and experience to code, test and implement physical databases and the ability to determine the impact of database changes on other systems and confer with colleagues as appropriate

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberSTA673Number of Vacancies1Open Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions SummarySupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • ABD
    • Doctoral Degree
  2. Do you possess Oracle Certification
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Internal Posting Form (Internal Applicants Only)




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Posted: 8/14/2019
Application Due: 8/20/2019
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