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Database Administrator II

Dallas College
Various locations
Closing date
Jun 28, 2021

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Job no: 501505
Work type: Full-time
Location: Various locations
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 (Some nights and weekends)

Working Title
Database Administrator II

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Salary Level

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$5,416.67 mo. - $6,229.17 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)


Position Type

Position Summary
An intermediate position responsible for monitoring and modifying database management systems and applications; identifies, analyzes and resolves performance issues to meet end user requirements. Focus on optimizing the performance of the database as well as database security, backup, and recovery of database systems.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Experience and knowledge of database systems including monitoring, maintenance, tuning, security, performance and capacity management. Proven working experience as a Database Administrator with hands-on experience applicable to database standards, design, documentation and coding practices. Must be focused, goal driven and possess skills such as attention to detail and research, with the ability to prioritize assignments and projects. Ability to recommend and implement enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system. Strong experience with data modeling tools. Strong knowledge of database concepts and advanced problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a diverse team environment to work through issues, obstacles or other challenges. Project management and business analysis skills. Ability to acclimate to the use of new software tools as attained. Ability to work in a constantly changing, fast-paced environment. Excellent organizational and analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and knowledge of methodologies to meet the organizational goals. Strong and effective conflict resolution skills. Experience manipulating warehouse and operating systems with strong proficiencies utilized when scripting and clustering. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to others. Demonstrates a customer service approach to service delivery and effectively corresponds with both internal and external stakeholders in a diverse environment. Must have strong customer skills.

Physical Requirements
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in a complex multi-platform environment or Associate’s degree and four years of experience in a complex multi-platform environment or Graduation from high school or high school equivalent and six years of experience in a complex multi-platform environment. Official college transcript will be required. ***Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for the installation, maintenance, management, data integrity and security of database systems. Provides administrative and technical assistance for district-wide database systems and applications to enhance and expand the ability to collect, process and retrieve data. Ensures compliance with regulation and requirements according to district policies. Keeps abreast of technological changes and advancements through professional development activities. Accountable for project design and planning processes as required. Troubleshoots database problems and provides on-call database management technical support. Monitors database utilization and storage capacity, avoiding limitations and problems by designing, planning, implementing storage and expansion of database. Participates in the design, coordination and implementation of disaster recovery strategies for centralized District database systems.
Collaborates with diverse team members within the DCCCD community network to create, publish and maintain database deployment methods and procedures for databases. Coordinates with staff responsible for ongoing operation and support of the database and ERP applications in support of organizational initiatives. Ensures technical modifications do not adversely affect database integrity, stability and system availability. Restructures databases at appropriate intervals, monitoring performance, implementing backup, recovery and restart procedures, utilizing the latest releases of database software in order to optimize performance. Cognizant of new technology standards and how it applies to the future growth and development of the services provided by the database system. Track and report development progress and performance on a regular basis. Develops and provides initial and recurring training to users and developers on database functions, programming and program documentation. Performs other duties as assigned.

Advertised: 14 Jun 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 28 Jun 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


Since 1965 the seven colleges of DCCCD — Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake and Richland — have served more than 3 million people. That's a lot of students! The colleges of DCCCD equip students for successful living and responsible citizenship in a rapidly changing local, national and world community by providing: — the first two years of a bachelor's degree — more than 100 high-demand career programs — enrichment and certification classes for a lifetime of learning — professors who are dedicated to your success, not a research grant — unparalleled quality at a tuition you can afford Check out jobs over on our careers page at

Industry                                                        Higher Education
Company size                                               5,001-10,000 employees
Headquarters                                                 Dallas, Texas
Type                                                              Educational Institution
Founded                                                        1965
Specialties                                                    Higher Education, Technical Certificates, and Vocational Degrees and Certificates


Locations                                                      The District Office (DO) houses the core districtwide administrative operations.
                                                                      We are situated just south of downtown Dallas, across the street from Dallas Police HQ and South Side on


District Office                                               1601 S Lamar St, Dallas, Texas 75215
District Service Center                                  4343 IH – 30 Mesquite, TX 75150
Eastfield College                                           3737 Motley Drive Mesquite, Texas 75150
El Centro College                                          801 Main St. Dallas, Texas 75202
Richland College                                           12800 Abrams Rd. Dallas, Texas
Brookhaven College                                      3939 Valley View Ln. Farmers Branch, Texas
Cedar Valley College                                    3030 N Dallas Ave. Lancaster, Texas 75134
Mountain View College                                4849 W Illinois Ave. Dallas, Texas
North Lake College                                       5001 N MacArthur Blvd Irving, Texas 75038

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