The McGlynn Information Technology Center at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full time Lead Database Administrator. This position is responsible for maintaining Banner and Oracle databases for the University, and assisting the programming staff with development, implementation, and upgrades of administrative software solutions. This position is primarily responsible for the maintenance and support of a Banner and Oracle database on a UNIX (Linux) operating system. This position provides 24/7 on-call support, with allowances for flexible scheduling and up to 50% remote work.
Ensure the Banner system is online and accessible to University campus constituents 24/7.
Database security and user administration.
Develop database utilities and shell scripts for task automation for Banner and other systems.
Manage patches and upgrades to the Oracle databases and Banner.
Keep the database managed to peak performance, monitor daily system performance, and tune the database when necessary.
Provide backup and recovery strategies.
Cline and refresh databases from the production environment to development and testing environments.
Work closely with other IT staff to ensure that interfaces are working properly.
Act as a technical consultant and trainer when necessary.
Perform technical activities related to the design, analysis, development, and tuning of the Banner ERP and other systems.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in related field and five or more years of experience as a database administrator, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience in the field or related area (i.e., high school diploma/GED plus nine years of experience, associate degree plus seven years of experience, or master’s degree plus three years of experience).
Five or more years of experience as an application administrator of an enterprise ERP system. Ellucian Banner is strongly preferred. Jenzabar One, PeopleSoft, or PowerCampus Colleague are also desirable.
Extensive knowledge of database administration commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures.
Experience utilizing database development, management and report generation tools (Oracle, SQL, OEM), programming experience (Shell Scripting, PL/SQL, Linux, etc.), and capability and willingness to learn additional tools. Programming experience in a web environment is preferred.
Knowledge of ERP and CRM software applications, client/server software and web server platforms.
Five or more years of experience with software and tools used to support operational aspects of database management, such as Oracle Cloud Control, SQL Loader, Crontab scheduler, etc.
Strong communication and organizational skills.
Ability to be self-directed in work and priority-setting.
Certification or verifiable experience in any major software or systems including Ellucian Banner, Oracle, Apache Tomcat, Oracle DBA Certification a plus.
St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptive employees who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the University’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their service.
To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University employment site to apply for this position. Position number is #20190006-STAFF. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Applicants may also visit the St. Catherine University Human Resources office to submit an electronic application. We are located in Derham Hall, Room 8. Application deadline is April 1, 2019.
Internal Number: #20190006-STAFF
About St. Catherine University
St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.