IT Database Administrator

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 123598
Title: IT Data Base Administrator
Functional Title: IT Database Administrator
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 100
Unit: USG-Shady Grove Center
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) is seeking to fill the position of IT Database Administrator. The position will primarily be responsible for monitoring and providing maintenance and operational support of USG’s entire collection of databases and data infrastructure. Additional objectives and responsibilities include maintaining reliability, stability and data integrity of USG’s databases and data infrastructure. Provide support in administration, backup, and security for all databases and data infrastructure campus-wide. Responsible for database management tasks such as Database Management System (DBMS) upgrades, patching, and custom interfaces, and troubleshooting. Continually assess, improve, and optimize USG’s current database environment and infrastructure.

Additionally, the IT Database Administrator will help or assist senior members in OIT’s Information Support Services (ISS) team with design, configuration, and maintenance of the databases as well as participate in projects of varying size and scope.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Database Administration/Management or related IT field is required.

Required Experience:

  • 3 years’ experience as a Database Administrator in a SQL Server environment
  • 3 years’ experience administering SQL Server 2008 R2 databases and higher
  • 3 years’ experience using Transact-SQL
  • 2 years’ experience with database monitoring & diagnostic tools
  • 2 years’ experience broad-based IT experience with technical knowledge of network, hardware, storage, operating systems, and applications
  • 1-year experience with SQL Server database development/programming


  • Industry-related certifications (MCITP, MCSE, MCDBA, etc.) is preferred.
  • SSIS package development, deployment, and management
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory and disk configurations
  • SQL Reporting, Analysis and Integration Services
Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 12/20/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 01/20/2017
Physical Demands

Must be able to function in a fast-paced environment. The position requires occasional lifting of computer hardware.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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