Database Administrator

Exempt, C1

Organizational Relationship

Reports to the Coordinator of Administrative Systems and Projects.


Painted Desert Campus, Holbrook, AZ

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Four years of directly related experience (database administration).
  • Strong understanding of SQL.
  • Experience in administering enterprise reporting tools similar to Cognos, Argos, or Crystal Reports.
  • Due to the nature of data available to this position, the candidate must submit to and pass a background check and not have any convictions or arrests for information crimes or crimes involving violations of trust.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related area from a regionally accredited institution.
  • SQL Server DBA Certification.
  • Experience working within a higher education learning environment.
  • Experience with Jenzabar CX, IBM Informix, and Evisions Argos.


  1. Install, configure and maintain database server, ERP system, and application tools.
  2. Allocate system storage and plan for future storage requirements of the database system.
  3. Create primary database storage structures and objects to satisfy application design.
  4. Modify database structures, as necessary, from information given by systems analysts.
  5. Work with departments to develop and maintain processes to ensure high data integrity and compliance with established rule sets.
  6. Work independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments as well as perform routine maintenance.
  7. Control and monitor user access to databases.
  8. Monitor and optimize database performance.
  9. Plan for backup and recovery of database information.
  10. Perform database backups and restorations.
  11. Perform implementation and maintenance of database security and security procedures.
  12. Work closely with Institutional Effectiveness, Analysts and other departments to support reporting requirements provided by the ERP system and enterprise reporting tools.
  13. Document configuration changes and key process information.
  14. Create and maintain database documentation and diagrams.
  15. Research and test database upgrades and patches.
  16. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required License/ Certification

Valid Arizona driver's license


Initial salary range of $45,330 to $54,985 depending on education and experience.

Closing Date

October 20, 2017

Position Availability

November 13, 2017

Application Information:
  • Forward a cover letter (which outlines how you meet the qualifications listed above)
  • Résumé including dates of employment
  • Copies of transcripts with Degree(s) posted
  • A list of five current professional references with contact information including phone numbers.
You may submit your application two ways:
  • By postal mail to:
ATTN: Human Resources Department
Northland Pioneer College                                                                                    Job application button
PO Box 610

Holbrook, AZ 86025-0610
  • By internet. Clicking on the "Submit Your Application Online" button to the right.
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Human Resources: (928) 524-7473 or send an e-mail.

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Northland Pioneer College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, gender, age or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities. District grievance procedures will be followed for compliance with Title IX and Section 504 requirements. The Affirmative Action Compliance Officer is the Director of Human Resources, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, AZ 86025, (928) 524-7471. The Section 504 Compliance Officer is the Coordinator of Disability Resources and Access, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, Show Low, AZ 85901, (800) 266-7845. The lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

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