The University of Iowa is seeking a Database Administrator to join the Iowa Reading Research Center (IRRC). This position supports the development, installation, configuration, and ongoing operation of electronic databases for the IRRC. This is a specified term appointment that may be eligible for renewal. Position will be located on site in Iowa City, Iowa. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Data Analysis, Migration and Management
Provide regular database configuration, security, and monitoring in collaboration with other research team members
Utilize database languages to create queries and reports
Assist in data cleaning and conversions
Support team with extracting and importing databases with MySQL and Postgres
Review existing database structure and provide suggestion to normalize data tables
Create databases, forms, and reports
Generate data reports
Provide insight and advice regarding data and products
Review pre-defined database specification and anticipate user requirements
Review, model and write documentation
Assist in modeling exercises
Identify effective initiatives and their processes
Provide analysis, design, implementation, and support of programmatic solutions
Perform routine database administration including reviewing backup/restore and security processes
May provide functional supervision; provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to assure outcomes are achieved
For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below.
About the Iowa Reading Research Center
strives to improve the literacy skills of all students through research with students, professional learning for educators, and technical assistance for school districts. The purpose of the Iowa Reading Research Center is to improve the literacy proficiency of pre-kindergarten through twelfth-grade students. The Iowa Reading Research Center is part of the . It operates in collaboration with the .
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Software, Electronics, Operational Research, or Computer Engineering or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Typical relevant work experience is one year.
Experience with designing, developing, and managing enterprise-level databases using relational databases such as SQL Server and MySQL
General understanding of routine maintenance, recovery, and handling failure of a database
Experience with Data Warehouse and Data Management Reporting, including dashboard development
Understanding of data engineering, structure, formatting, conditioning, and analysis
Ability to read and troubleshoot query performance based on Query plans of multiple database technologies
Data processing, normalizing, indexing
Bachelor's degree plus three years database management experience
In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly addresses how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. A cover letter is desired as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 21001426_1613150772
About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.