Database Manager, United Communities Southeast Philadelphia

Posted on October 10, 2011

[posted 9/26/11]

Database Manager, United Communities Southeast Philadelphia

Job Announcement
United Communities Southeast Philadelphia has an immediate opening for an experienced Database Manager for the Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative.  This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.  Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to HR Director,  2029 S. 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148,      E-mail to or fax to 215-468-5573.

•    Level of experience or understanding of programs/direct service with youth programs
•    Effectively translate programmatic needs into system capabilities in order for programs to be successful in data collection and program evaluation
•    Works with technology partners to help define individualized organizational technology-improvement needs and work plans  Understanding or experience working with youth programs
•    Supports users of Social Solutions Software, including answering any usage questions, and troubleshooting problems with the applications.
•    Participates and develops business practices and guidelines for optimal use of the systems.
•    Establishes processes that maintain accuracy and consistency in the coding of data.  Ensures consistency, reliability and validity of data.
•    Performs cleanup of the databases and support users in their efforts to clean up the database.
•    Ensures the backups of the databases are running as scheduled.
•    Generates reports as requested by SEPC and its funding sources. This includes creating queries, to extract pertinent information for organization-wide research, analysis and reports to the Wm Penn Foundation and its designees.
•    Provides ongoing and new user training for Social Solutions – ETO.
•    Through a series of assessment and analysis steps; the Performance Management Unit uses the Result-Based Accountability Model to understand the type of data support needed to accomplish the articulated goals of the organization, business, initiative, program, and/or project.
•    Through a series of assessment and analysis steps; Use the Result-Based Accountability Model to understand the type of data support needed to accomplish the articulated goals of the SEPC initiative, network agency programs, and/or specific projects.
•    Database Manager will need to become ETO certified
•    Ensure accurate and timely data tracking which includes participation, outcomes and program impact along with all assessments, collaborative trainings and technical assistance efforts.
•    Qualifications:
    Four (4) year college degree in a related field or its equivalent.
    Work experience in supporting database applications and program evaluation
    Formal training or demonstrated proficiency in database administration and data management.
    Experience in DB Administration level in trouble shooting database software applications.
    Technical training in Access, Microsoft SQL, and other databases a plus.
    Experience in the management and application of database programs commonly used in the non-profit sector for organizational management and the delivery of social services.
    Familiarity with ETO/Coure technology software or comparable software a plus.
    Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook), including data import/export, mail merge, and the abilities of the Office Suite to integrate with Outlook email, and contacts.
    Skills in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.
    Positive communication skills.
    Able to work independently and as part of a team.

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