Database Developer/Specialist, Philadelphia Education Fund

Posted by on June 2, 2006

[posted to College Prep Round Table listserv 5/28/2006]

Job Title: Database Developer/Specialist

Job Description
The Database Developer/Specialist is responsible for the development and maintenance of a CORE Philly database system at the Philadelphia Education Fund (Ed Fund). She/he will design and troubleshoot the system, generate reports and data runs for Philadelphia Education Fund and CORE Philly staff, and assist the Technology Engineer with various tasks in support of the Philadelphia Education Fund.

Job Duties
Develop and maintain a cohesive, modular CORE Philly database with the ability to grow and expand easily and efficiently;
Produce quickly, efficiently and accurately, reports, mailing labels, and letters from the database as needed;
Assist the CORE Philly staff in gathering required data for their reports and for various other aspects of their work;
Work with the Technology Engineer on certain, large-scale projects to assist the Ed Fund;
Other duties as assigned.

A minimum of an associates degree with a major in computer science, information systems, office information systems or a related subject;
A certificate in database design/administration or equivalent experience;
Two years experience working in a Windows-based computing environment;
Experience with Microsoft Access, FileMaker Pro, as well as various online database applications;
Experience in designing database systems using Microsoft Access, FileMaker Pro, as well as various online database applications;
Good oral and written communication skills;
Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, consultants and vendors.

The Database Developer/Specialist reports to the Director of Operations.

Andrea Brown – Director of Operations
c/o The Philadelphia Education Fund
7 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Suite 700
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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