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From: Heidi Kuhn <heidi.kuhn@rmoug.org>
Subject: [misc] DBA position
Date: Thu Jan 14 09:06:29 2016

Metropolitan State University of Denver

142 E  761.dbs.adminstr.DBA.AFF.12.2012

database administrator (dba)

administrative IT

POsition #E  761


In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply through the online application system at

www.msudenverjobs.com. The full position announcement is listed at this site as well as application instructions. Be prepared to attach a cover letterand vitae (separate documents) to your application.  IMPORTANT: If you have specific questions concerning this position please contact the department at 303-556-5726.  If you have technical questions please refer them to the MSU Denver Human Resources at 303-556-3120or Equal Opportunity at 303-556-2245.   


SUMMARY:  The Administrative position of Database Administrator (DBA) exists to perform full scope Enterprise database administration services for the University’s academic and administrative information systems. Position works additional hours, as needed, is on call 24×7, and completes other related duties as assigned.



-(40%) DATABASE SUPPORT: Oversees reliable operation of University database technologies by customizing, configuring, and maintaining the database management software, databases, and middle tier Oracle Application and WebLogic servers. Divides day-to-day responsibilities for the administrative databases with other DBAs. Works with faculty who use the database environment for teaching, by providing database services and support for the Oracle databases and development environment in academic computing laboratories.

-(15%) DATA ADMINISTRATION:Maintains the integrity and soundness of the college’s data assets, through enforcement of policies, and procedures. Participates in the information system design process by providing consulting, analysis, and advice to analysts, programmers, and end users regarding college data usage. This includes assistance with logical data modeling and working to develop physical database implementations. Assists in developing a variety of presentations to analysts, faculty, staff, students, and programmers on the design and use of data and databases.

-(20%) TECHNICAL SUPPORT to ERP SYSTEM:Prepares and applies ERPsystem upgrades and patches. Serves as technical analyst for various systems in the Administrative Application Services area. Including independently performing the following: researching problems, designing solutions, implementing the appropriate solution, administering the solution, and alerting management to the future and current issues involved in the ongoing operation of said systems.

-(10%) REPORT AND LIST MONITORING: The position monitors various database status reports. The position also monitors internet mailing lists that provide database related information about the application software that MSCDhas purchased. As a result of these monitoring activities the position will provide summaries and alerts to the DBA staff.

-(10%) SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING: The position will support the DBA staff by providing limited programming support. This includes UNIX shell scripts,SQL/PL*SQL programming.

-(5%) Other Duties as Assigned


EO STATEMENT:   Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.


QUALIFICATIONS: Required Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a computer related field and two years of experience performing progressively responsible duties in Oracle Database administration.

Preferred Qualifications:

 -Experience in Higher Education. 
- Technical experience working with the Ellucian (formerly SunGard) Banner suite of products. 
- Experience with Oracle Database Administration on a Linux platform
- Experience installing and managing Oracle Weblogic Server
- Experience with Oracle Warehouse builder(OWB)
- Experience with SQL*Plus, PL/SQL


RANK & SALARY:       Commensurate with education and experience.  



APPLICATION:            IMPORTANT: in order to be considered as applicant YOU MUST FILL OUT THE APPLICATION AT www.msudenverjobs.com.


DEADLINE:      01/09/2013. All applicants must apply through the Online Application System at www.msudenverjobs.com.  


Metropolitan State University of Denver is one of the preeminent public, urban colleges in the nation. With more than 24,000 students, MSU Denver boasts more undergraduate Coloradans and more diverse students than any other institution in the state. MSU Denver's high-quality academics, unsurpassed faculty and affordable tuition make it an exceptional value for both undergraduate and graduate education in Colorado. The University offers bachelor of science, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts and bachelor of music degrees as well as master's degrees in professional accountancy, social work and teacher education (M.A.). Located in downtown Denver, MSU Denver shares the 175-acre Auraria Campus with two other post-secondary institutions.  Pursuant to Colorado Open Records Law, written materials in a search process may be open for inspection by the public.


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