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 Database Manager


Job Description:**

**Database Manager**

Rush University's Department of Academic Affairs is seeking a detail-oriented and dynamic individual who will provide ownership and support of the database across all four colleges!

**Position Highlights:**

This position is responsible for the day to day management of the Faculty Management Database System (FMS) including implementation, upgrades, data integrity and user support. He or she will compile faculty member information, verifying data accuracy, and assist with the entry of information. Responsible for testing, analyzing and reporting of technical specifications to the third party database vendor.

**Position Responsibilities:**

+ Oversees data input to ensure timely and accurate data capture. Data may be input using keyboard or optical scanner according to screen format.

+ Audits data input and resolves discrepancies using standard procedures or returns incomplete documents for resolution.

+ Works with the Colleges to update faculty status changes, and capture new and departing faculty.

+ Administers system access and security: assigns permissions, resolves access issues, adds and removes users.

+ Maintains and updates FMS policies and procedures detailing front and back-end use of the faculty management system.

+ Creates and maintains system training manuals and provides one on one or group FMS training.

+ Interfaces with third party vendor on system functionality, upgrades, and testing. Liaison with Information Systems and vendor to test technical specifications.

+ Troubleshoots/resolves simple system or user error issues. Performs first line testing of new tools and repairs in the quality assurance database before changes go live.

+ Analyzes data and prepares reports as requested by accrediting agencies and various University departments.

+ May work with users/user groups to solicit system enhancement requests and facilitates system upgrades.

+ Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.

+ Creates and distributes FMS user updates, announcements and other communication materials.

**Position Qualifications Include:**

+ Bachelor's degree required, with business management, healthcare or information systems exposure.

+ Three or more years' experience in database management, trouble shooting and/or implementation of new software systems; familiarity with SQL preferred.

+ Understanding of relational databases highly preferred.

+ Knowledge of higher education accrediting bodies guidelines/requirements preferred

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

+ Strong computer software skills required: Advance Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and Power Point), Survey Monkey, Databases, technical specifications writing.

+ Project management and organizational skills preferred.

**Company Highlights:**

+ Rush University is known for its high-quality health care education, supportive learning environment, engagement with the urban community and forward-looking education approach.

+ Rush University is ranked 22nd on the Times Higher Education's 2016 list of the world's top 150 universities under 50 years of age.

+ Rush is an academic health system comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital.

**Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.**