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IT Database Administrator

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 115900
Title: IT Data Base Administrator
Functional Title: IT Database Administrator
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.0
Unit: VPAF-Public Safety
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:

Manages all UMPD Database Systems. Assists with UMPD IT operations and strategic planning.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Database Administration/ Management or related IT field is required.

Minimum Five (5) years’ experience in database administration.

Three (3) years’ experience administering SQL Server 2008 R2 databases and higher

Two (2) years’ experience with database monitoring & diagnostic tools.

Two (2) years’ experience broad-based IT experience with technical knowledge of network, hardware, storage, operating systems, and applications.

One (1) year experience with SQL Server database development/programming.


Two years’ experience using Oracle Database Servers

Two years’ experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory and disk configurations

Two years’ experience using SQL Reporting, Analysis and Integration Services

Supervision or lead experience

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 02/06/2018
Closing Date: 02/27/2018
Open Until Filled
Best Consideration Date
Physical Demands

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

Employee is considered On Call for critical Public Safety Systems needs (to include 911 center operations).

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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