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Database Administrator 2

Posted: 03/05/2023

Applications must be submitted through the University of Cincinnati website. Please click on the following link >
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >
To view all available openings with the University of Cincinnati please visit >
About the University of Cincinnati 
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff, and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.
Job Overview
Participate in the installation, structure, tuning, backup and maintenance of database management systems and software on physical and virtual servers.  This may include the support for an ERP solution(s).
Essential Functions

  • Create, modify or develop moderate to high complexity databases to include set-up, file structure, device allocation, etc. Participate in the preparation of moderately complex design specifications and functional documentations for assigned database projects. May participate as part of a scrum team focused on database related delivery initiatives.
  • Create moderately complex functions, scripts, stored procedures, and triggers to support application development. Participate in basic to moderately complex database design and architecture to support application development projects.
  • Participate in the research, design, implementation and support of systems for stand-alone and high availability environments.
  • Participate in the development, maintenance, and utilization of standard operating procedures. Assist in development of policies and procedures to access or interact with remote resources; assist in data transfers or sharing of files. Review checklists for continued ways to improve procedures to save time and money.
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of moderately complex ETL/ELT solutions and integration of systems as they relate to databases.
  • Monitor database performance, usage, and data integrity. Coordinate database upgrades and patch maintenance. Participate in the performance, reliability, tuning, and sizing of databases.
  • Follow established standards to help maintain the security of the system and for testing new software releases.
  • Ethically handle export control of restricted and controlled data.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any related hardware, software, user access, or other issues. Participate in tasks for business continuity and disaster recovery.
  • Analyze and resolve security and access problems related to the overall system and database. 
  • Participate in the oversight of vendor database support. Assist with database updates and integration of changes through the database environments.
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of moderately complex reports and visualizations.
  • Work with user community to understand data access and integration needs. Participate in peer knowledge sharing groups.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
 Required Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Six (6) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
 Required Experience
  • Two (2) years of relevant experience.
 Additional Qualifications Considered
  • Experience designing and writing stored procedures for database development for MS SQL data driven applications.
  • Working on an Agile Team as database developer as part of the application team.
  • Experience with MS SSRS and Power BI, or other reporting tools.
  • Experience with MS SSIS.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Application Process
Please complete an online application and upload the required following documents:
  • Cover letter.
  • CV/Resume.
Please use the additional documents option if needed.
Applications must be submitted through the University of Cincinnati website. Please click on the following link >
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >
To view all available openings with the University of Cincinnati please visit >
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans include medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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