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DATA SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

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10/24/2013
Olivia Castellanos
760-416-6093
1
8 Hours, 12 months
Full Time
11/6/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
MONTHLY SALARY: $4,791 - $5,838
Date Posted:
10/24/2013
Application Deadline:
11/6/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
8 Hours, 12 months
Salary:
MONTHLY SALARY: $4,791 - $5,838
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: 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.
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PALM SPRINGS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

Job Description

DATABASE ANALYST

 

 

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Manager- Data Systems, analyze, troubleshoot and maintain District student information system databases; prepare detailed, complex reports; coordinate data between systems; manage and maximize efficiency of database processes and servers; troubleshoot and resolve issues; coordinate with network specialists to resolve system and server issues; perform data mining, retrieval and backup functions.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Synchronize applications, verify data and administer user accounts and chromebooks; maintain synchronizations, data and administrative functions.

 

Write and maintain customized scripts for third party applications; prepare customized data extracts to synchronize data between systems, including student information systems, library, special education, assessment and nutrition services.

 

Provide helpdesk support to end users; respond to calls and inquiries and provide remote support regarding hardware and software issues

 

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.

 

OTHER DUTIES:

Perform related duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

 

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.

 

ABILITY TO:

Develop and conduct presentations to small and large groups both formally and informally.

Analyze and interpret applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations.

Learn and effectively use software specific to established needs.

Read, comprehend and apply general instructions and related technical program information.

Train or assist in providing training to stand-alone and network users.

Provide technical assistance.

Generate and maintain reports and related records.

Troubleshoot highly complex network problems.

Work effectively in the absence of supervision.

Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Change software configurations.

Maintain current knowledge of applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations.

Adapt to changing work priorities.

Communicate with diverse groups.

Set priorities.

Work with constant interruptions.

Resolve problems with tact and proficiency.

Understand, be sensitive to and respect the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds, disabilities and sexual orientation of teachers, administrators and staff.

Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Any combination equivalent to:  two years of college-level course work in computer technology and two years software experience in a network environment.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

ENVIRONMENT:

Indoor environment.

Constant interruptions.

Driving a vehicle to conduct work.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.

Hearing and speaking to exchange information.

Seeing to view a computer monitor.

Sitting for extended periods of time.

 

Required Testing

Certificates

None Specified

Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability

Continuing Education/Training

Clearances

None Specified

Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
TB Clearance

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

26

June 14, 2016

 

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

          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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