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Database Manager

Catholic Schools

Posted 11/9/2018 until 1/31/2019

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of Catholic Schools in collaboration with the two Deputy Superintendents and the Associate Superintendent, the Database Manager will

 

  • Identify and recommend the latest technology available to support the department;
  • Provide direction, guidance and oversight in all technology initiatives and projects within the department.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Because all Archdiocesan employees represent the Roman Catholic Church, they are expected to conduct themselves according to the goals and mission of the Church in performing their work.

 

Empowering groups:

  • Provide vision for integrating technology for the assessment and monitoring of student and school progress.

 

Empowering leadership:

  • Consult with administration on network related security issues where applicable.
  • Assist department staff with educational technology issues and minor troubleshooting.

 

Collaboration:

  • Act as liaison with designated building contacts to coordinate the purchase of software for office applications.
  • Participate in technology or other professional growth activities and conferences to keep abreast of current and future trends in education and instructional technology.

 

Systems and Troubleshooting:

  • Develop a systematic approach to assist with daily technology related concerns, problems and issues.
  • Provide guidelines, consultation and directives as they relate to technology security and usage protocol. This may include and will not be limited to the ethical and legal use of all technology accessed by students, school administrators and department staff.
  • Implement and sustain the technical components of diocesan-wide integration of STAR Enterprise, including providing end-user support.
  • Interface with third-party organizations and vendors providing relevant services for Academic Excellence and act as primary point-of-contact for technical considerations (e.g. SchoolSpeak, STAR)

 

Specific Areas of Focus: 

 

DCS-specific

  • Lead implementation and utilization of diocesan-wide and internal data systems, including SchoolSpeak and the DCS Data Dashboard
  • Provide ongoing support to stakeholders in utilizing diocesan-wide and internal data systems, including SchoolSpeak, Data Dashboard, STAR, ACES, SharePoint, Google Drive, etc.​

Requirements:

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, typically:

  • Active member of a Roman Catholic faith community.
  • Bachelor’s degree in technology related field.
  • Demonstrated record of initiative, creativity, and leadership in the use of educational technology.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Terminology of educational technology.
  • Methods of educational technology.
  • Laws governing selection, duplication and use of copyrighted materials.

 

Skill in:

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and computer skills across platforms.
  • Strong written and oral communication.
  • Communication diplomatically and tactfully with diverse religious, educational, professional and public representatives.

 

Ability to:

  • To organize prioritize, and follow through on multiple tasks.
  • To negotiate with vendors.
  • To solve practical problems while dealing with variables in situations where limited standardization exists.
  • To prepare proposals and to review contracts.
  • To develop manuals and publications to publicize programs and services, specifically in electronic formats.
  • To exercise independent judgment and to assume responsibility.
  • Occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.
  • Sit for sustained periods of time on a daily basis.
  • Perform tasks requiring intermittent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Sustain frequent movement of the fingers, wrists, hands, and arms.


HOW TO APPLY:

 
Interested candidates must fill out an application, which can be found on our website at: http://archla.org/employmentpdf
 
The completed application must be submitted, along with a resume to: 
 

Please submit the email with the following subject line:
Your First & Last Name, Position applying for, Location​ 







Information/Application Contact:

Catholic Schools
3424 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90010
FAX: 213-637-6115
E-Mail: employment@la-archdiocese.org
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