Administrative Database Services Specialist

The Cornell College Office of Information Technology has a full-time opening for the position of administrative database services specialist. The administrative database services specialist is responsible for providing daily support of the administrative system including associated applications, databases, and servers. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes and troubleshoots issues with administrative databases and modules.
  • Assists with administrative system routine maintenance and upgrade processes.
  • Creates and maintains documentation for the administrative databases.
  • Produces reports using MS Reporting Services, MS Access, and other reporting tools.
  • Creates and maintains database integration packages using SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Creates standalone databases to meet end user needs.
  • Trains users to use software which accesses administrative databases.
  • Sets up and maintains users, groups, and permissions for the administrative databases and clients.
  • Creates and monitors database automated processes such as MS SQL Server scripts and triggers.
  • Assists with development, implementation, and maintenance of MS SharePoint collaboration sites and web parts.

Qualifications: Associate’s degree in an appropriate computer-related field or equivalent technical certifications and experience. Strong knowledge in SQL scripting and management as well as the MS Office Suite is required. Knowledge in Ellucian PowerCampus, MS Dynamics GP, College Board PowerFaids, and MS Reporting Services preferred. One or more years of related technical experience preferred.

Cornell College: Cornell College is a nationally ranked, highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college of 1,200 students distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum. One Course At A Time offers unparalleled academic rigor and focus, flexibility for experiential study, and highly personalized mentoring—attracting a diverse student body that is intellectually curious, academically motivated, adventurous, and passionate. Cornell is one of 40 colleges featured in “Colleges That Change Lives,” was identified by the New York Times as one of 20 "stealth powerhouse" colleges, and is one of only 270 colleges in the United States to host an active chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1853, Cornell was the first campus named entirely to the National Historic Register. It is located in the picturesque town of Mount Vernon, Iowa– a town distinguished by its vibrant local art scene and recognized by Frommer’s as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns.”

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three references to:

Vickie Farmer, Director of Human Resources
Email (preferred):
Mail:  Cornell College
          Attn: Human Resources
          600 First Street SW
          Mount Vernon, IA 52314

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa’s Smoke Free Air Act and participates in e-verify for verification of employment eligibility