Assistant Director - Systems and Database Administration
Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire

Posted in Education and Training

This job has expired.

Job Info

Posting date:


Open Until Filled:


Position Number:


Position Title:

Assistant Director - Systems and Database Administration

Department this Position Reports to:

Arts & Sciences Finance Center

Hiring Range Minimum:


Hiring Range Maximum:


SEIU Level:

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status:


Employment Category:

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year:


Scheduled Hours per Week:


Location of Position:

Wentworth Hall, Hanover, NH. A hybrid work arrangement is possible.

Remote Work Eligibility?:


Is this a term position?:


If yes, length of term in months.:


Is this a grant funded position?:


Position Purpose:

Apply knowledge of systems, analytics, reporting in support of Arts & Sciences academic mission. Build interactive reports and models combining multiple data sources to evaluate operational effectiveness, understanding the needs for consistency, scalability and sustainability. Incorporate visualizations, KPIs, and narratives to highlight insights, updates, and activity requiring attention. Communicate analysis, predictions, and recommendations to leadership. Work with and lead cross-functional teams to implement, analyze, and improve effective business processes.

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp:

Bachelors plus 6 or more years' experience or combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Six years of experience involving extensive contact with customers identifying, researching, analyzing, and resolving complex questions.
  • Demonstrated curiosity and ability to apply data when confronted with unknown, hypothetical, or anecdotal causal links.
  • Experience with query languages, data warehouses, and business analysis/data visualization software.
  • Oral and written communication skills that support effective communication with technical staff and business leadership.
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to prioritize multiple deadline-driven tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to function independently with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to quickly learn and work with new tools.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise good judgment with sensitive information.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment where consensus-based decision making is driven by data.
  • Commitment to customer service, diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office products and other common office software.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of relational database: Filemaker, Oracle, OnBase, eForms.
  • Ability to develop visual project timelines and business workflows.
  • Experience developing documentation for users.
  • Experience in higher education and/or fundraising environment.
Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title:

Amanda Bushor, Director of Operations and ASFC

Talent Acquisition Consultant:

Matt Browne

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check:

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID-19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion delaying your start date or rescinding its offer of employment.

Quick Link:


Develop and enhance analytics for decision making.

  • Use query, report building and data visualization skills to mine data sources, identify trends and predict future behavior.
  • Prepare and deliver analyses, presentations and written reports to communicate findings to colleagues, managers, and senior leadership and recommend appropriate solutions or courses of action.
  • Develop and test new reports, data elements, and changes to existing reports.
  • Provide end user training and documentation relative to the use of data and reports.
Percentage Of Time:



Develop business, functional, and technical specifications.

  • Arts & Sciences uses a range of systems for faculty HR, recruitment, rank, advancement, awards, and other data.
    • Prepare for system updates, identify changes that may be required to support software updates/releases, and plan for business practice changes, including system migrations and vendor integrations.
    • Identify gaps and potential solutions.
    • Work with programmers during development cycle to complete project specifications, complete coding in a timely manner, define and execute test plans, and manage releases.

Percentage Of Time:



Develop strong collaborative partnerships across business units.

  • This role promotes utilization and understanding of data in assessing existing and future business/system needs.
  • Develop metrics and evaluate the impact of existing and proposed processes and initiatives.
  • Communicate needs to management structures and work to define future direction and priorities.
  • Facilitate communications regarding changes in systems, policies, and processes.
Percentage Of Time:



Performs other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time:



Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.

This job has expired.

More Education and Training jobs

Southern Methodist University Inc
Dallas, Texas
Posted about 2 hours ago

Southern Methodist University Inc
Dallas, Texas
Posted about 2 hours ago

Southern Methodist University Inc
Dallas, Texas
Posted about 2 hours ago

LGBT Job Search
Job Alerts

Provide an email, zip code for jobs, and/or job category to subscribe to job alerts on LGBT Job Search. Learn more now.

*By subscribing, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.