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DATA SYSTEMS SPECIALIST - Information Tech. / Computer Svcs.

10/24/2013
Olivia Castellanos
ocastellanos@psusd.k12.ca.us
760-416-6093
Not Specified
8 Hours, 12 months
Full Time
11/6/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
MONTHLY SALARY: $4,791 - $5,838
10/24/2013
11/6/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
Full Time
8 Hours, 12 months
MONTHLY SALARY: $4,791 - $5,838
Not Specified
Name: Olivia Castellanos Email: ocastellanos@psusd.k12.ca.us Phone: 760-416-6093
ETIS
2-290-001
To be determined. Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications as listed in the job description will be invited to the written exam via an e-mail invitation.
ETIS
2-290-001
To be determined. Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications as listed in the job description will be invited to the written exam via an e-mail invitation.
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

JOB DESCRIPTION

Palm Springs Unified School District

 

 

 

DATA SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

 

PURPOSE STATEMENT

 

Under the general direction of the Data Systems Manager the Data Systems Specialist position provides support for the District’s enterprise and departmental applications as assigned. 

 

FUNCTIONS

 

  • Installs, configures and maintains, directly or by managing vendor services, related hardware and software in coordination with other technology support staff and under technology department guidelines and policies.
  • Prepares, creates and maintains documentation and training materials for network applications and related procedures.
  • Prepares and monitors related technology budget for SQL and SaaS products.
  • Manages application accounts, both local and web based.
  • Works with centralized support system staff to implement technology solutions; resolves technology related problems and plan for future growth and direction as related to assigned duties.
  • Analyzes existing methods, forms, records and reports and makes recommendation to improve existing electronic systems or convert manual systems to automated systems.
  • Facilitates introduction of SIS and related technology and process as related to assigned duties into departments.
  • Assists centralized and site staff with development, maintenance and appropriateness of information system applications.
  • Responds to service calls to assist staff in resolving problems related to assigned duties and responsibilities and assists other technology support staff in similar activities.
  • Provides on-site support and training for staff as directed.
  • Monitors and assists other technology staff with technology-related reports and assignments.
  • Writes and maintains documentation and procedures for applications.
  • Provides extracts, imports and support for applications that use the SIS database.
  • Maintains SQL Databases, performs maintenance and backups.
  • Supports CALPADS and other State and Federal Data collection programs.
  • Manages security for online student records and SQL technologies.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

 

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Any combination of experience and training which would indicate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above.  An example of an acceptable combination is:

  • Possession of an bachelor’s degree in computer science with three (3) years of experience in networked application support with increasing levels of responsibility;or
  • Network related certificates such as CNE/CNA or MCSA Certification for SQL Server 2008 or 2012; or
  • Three (3) years of experience working in a public education environment supporting financial and/or student administrative applications running on SQL servers.

 

SKILLS to resolve configuration issues and produce clear documentation; install and configure various software applications on LANs and microcomputers; diagnose computer-related problems, and determine if the problem is hardware or software; train in a group setting and on an individual basis.

 

KNOWLEDGE of current and emerging technology related to the position;  industry standards, workstation-operating systems, network functionality and structure and a thorough understanding of applications in general; implementation of application security in an enterprise environment; departmental and enterprise applications such as desktop productivity applications or enterprise solutions; SQL Server technologies and relational database structures; database security and backup; correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation. 

 

ABILITY to develop and conduct presentations to small and large groups both formally and informally; analyze and interpret applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations; maintain a variety of records, files and reports; complete work with many interruptions; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others; exercise tact, discretion and courtesy in dealing with sensitive situations; maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance; drive a vehicle to conduct work.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer and related equipment with keypad, keyboard, mouse, other input devices and computer repair tools; seeing to read a computer monitor and printed documents; sitting or standing for extended periods of time; walking, twisting, crouching, stooping, kneeling, bending over, grasping, reaching overhead above the shoulders and horizontally, pushing, pulling and moving, lifting and carrying up to 60 pounds at waist level; working within varied temperatures, both indoors and outdoors.

 

Required Testing

Certificates

Job-Related Proficiency Examination

Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability

Continuing Education/Training

Clearances

None Specified

Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
TB Clearance

Pre-placement Physical Exam

EVALUATION

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of Board policy on Evaluation of Management/Confidential employees.

 

FLSA Status

Bargaining Unit

Salary Range

BOE Approval Date

Exempt

Management/Confidential

22

August 27, 2013

Position title and salary placement corrected on 9-27-13

 

Requirements for Applying

Please attach the following required documents when submitting your online application: • Letter of Introduction • Three Letters of Recommendation (Dated within 1 year) • Resume

Requirements for Applying

Please attach the following required documents when submitting your online application: • Letter of Introduction • Three Letters of Recommendation (Dated within 1 year) • Resume

Job Description / Essential Elements:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Palm Springs Unified School District

 

 

 

DATA SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

 

PURPOSE STATEMENT

 

Under the general direction of the Data Systems Manager the Data Systems Specialist position provides support for the District’s enterprise and departmental applications as assigned. 

 

FUNCTIONS

 

  • Installs, configures and maintains, directly or by managing vendor services, related hardware and software in coordination with other technology support staff and under technology department guidelines and policies.
  • Prepares, creates and maintains documentation and training materials for network applications and related procedures.
  • Prepares and monitors related technology budget for SQL and SaaS products.
  • Manages application accounts, both local and web based.
  • Works with centralized support system staff to implement technology solutions; resolves technology related problems and plan for future growth and direction as related to assigned duties.
  • Analyzes existing methods, forms, records and reports and makes recommendation to improve existing electronic systems or convert manual systems to automated systems.
  • Facilitates introduction of SIS and related technology and process as related to assigned duties into departments.
  • Assists centralized and site staff with development, maintenance and appropriateness of information system applications.
  • Responds to service calls to assist staff in resolving problems related to assigned duties and responsibilities and assists other technology support staff in similar activities.
  • Provides on-site support and training for staff as directed.
  • Monitors and assists other technology staff with technology-related reports and assignments.
  • Writes and maintains documentation and procedures for applications.
  • Provides extracts, imports and support for applications that use the SIS database.
  • Maintains SQL Databases, performs maintenance and backups.
  • Supports CALPADS and other State and Federal Data collection programs.
  • Manages security for online student records and SQL technologies.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

 

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Any combination of experience and training which would indicate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above.  An example of an acceptable combination is:

  • Possession of an bachelor’s degree in computer science with three (3) years of experience in networked application support with increasing levels of responsibility;or
  • Network related certificates such as CNE/CNA or MCSA Certification for SQL Server 2008 or 2012; or
  • Three (3) years of experience working in a public education environment supporting financial and/or student administrative applications running on SQL servers.

 

SKILLS to resolve configuration issues and produce clear documentation; install and configure various software applications on LANs and microcomputers; diagnose computer-related problems, and determine if the problem is hardware or software; train in a group setting and on an individual basis.

 

KNOWLEDGE of current and emerging technology related to the position;  industry standards, workstation-operating systems, network functionality and structure and a thorough understanding of applications in general; implementation of application security in an enterprise environment; departmental and enterprise applications such as desktop productivity applications or enterprise solutions; SQL Server technologies and relational database structures; database security and backup; correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation. 

 

ABILITY to develop and conduct presentations to small and large groups both formally and informally; analyze and interpret applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations; maintain a variety of records, files and reports; complete work with many interruptions; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others; exercise tact, discretion and courtesy in dealing with sensitive situations; maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance; drive a vehicle to conduct work.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer and related equipment with keypad, keyboard, mouse, other input devices and computer repair tools; seeing to read a computer monitor and printed documents; sitting or standing for extended periods of time; walking, twisting, crouching, stooping, kneeling, bending over, grasping, reaching overhead above the shoulders and horizontally, pushing, pulling and moving, lifting and carrying up to 60 pounds at waist level; working within varied temperatures, both indoors and outdoors.

 

Required Testing

Certificates

Job-Related Proficiency Examination

Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability

Continuing Education/Training

Clearances

None Specified

Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
TB Clearance

Pre-placement Physical Exam

EVALUATION

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of Board policy on Evaluation of Management/Confidential employees.

 

FLSA Status

Bargaining Unit

Salary Range

BOE Approval Date

Exempt

Management/Confidential

22

August 27, 2013

Position title and salary placement corrected on 9-27-13

 

SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Data Systems Manager the Data Systems Support position provides support for the District’s enterprise and departmental applications as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Possession of an bachelor’s degree in computer science with three (3) years of experience in networked application support with increasing levels of responsibility; or • Network related certificates such as CNE/CNA or MCSA Certification for SQL Server 2008 or 2012; or • Three (3) years of experience working in a public education environment supporting financial and/or student administrative applications running on SQL servers. **PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION** Upon offer of employment you will be required to pay for fingerprint processing and a TB clearance. Medical, Dental and Vision benefits are provided at no cost if employed at least 7 hours a day, and on a pro-rated basis from 4 to fewer than 7 hours per day. There are fifteen paid holidays per year for 12 month employees. Vacation for full-time employees is earned at the rate of 22 days per year. Less than 12-month employees, vacation is prorated to the work year. One day of sick leave is earned for each month worked, and can be accumulated indefinitely.

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Palm Springs Unified School District



Application Deadline: 11/6/2013 3:30 PM Pacific

SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Data Systems Manager the Data Systems Support position provides support for the District’s enterprise and departmental applications as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Possession of an bachelor’s degree in computer science with three (3) years of experience in networked application support with increasing levels of responsibility; or • Network related certificates such as CNE/CNA or MCSA Certification for SQL Server 2008 or 2012; or • Three (3) years of experience working in a public education environment supporting financial and/or student administrative applications running on SQL servers. **PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION** Upon offer of employment you will be required to pay for fingerprint processing and a TB clearance. Medical, Dental and Vision benefits are provided at no cost if employed at least 7 hours a day, and on a pro-rated basis from 4 to fewer than 7 hours per day. There are fifteen paid holidays per year for 12 month employees. Vacation for full-time employees is earned at the rate of 22 days per year. Less than 12-month employees, vacation is prorated to the work year. One day of sick leave is earned for each month worked, and can be accumulated indefinitely.

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