This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3869
UW Job Family: 38
SOC Code: 15-1061
Pay Grade: 26
Date: July 01, 2008
Installs, maintains, and tunes database systems, environment and standards; provides technical support to the programming staff; provides some positions support and backup responsibility to the IBM system programmers and the security administrator.
May supervise and assign work of support staff.
Analyze user needs and computer processing requirements as they affect the database.
Make recommendations regarding policy and procedures for the administrative database management systems.
Modify database and related software to satisfy client's requirements.
Correct errors in database configuration to maintain data integrity.
Train users on query language(s) and provide technical support for designated areas.
Investigate, review and implement application and database measures; recommend operating system security measures.
Consult with and advise users regarding system problems/failures and programming errors; recommend solutions or adjustments.
Research, develop, and write documentation for the administrative database management system.
Be "on-call" on a regular basis and be able to meet demanding deadlines in a high stress/pressure environment.
Research, evaluate, and recommend purchase of computer hardware and software systems; prepare related reports.
May act as supervisor in their absence, as directed.
Standard office environment; routinely exposed to video terminal display; operates within a high stress environment; occasionally exposed to electrical or mechanical hazards.
Database Analyst maintains and enhances assigned database software products, completes maintenance requests, resolves problems, monitors database performance and resource utilization.
Database Administrator is responsible for the overall administration of the database operations, standards, and procedures for successful database service delivery. Serves as a resource to management to identify and evaluate industry trends. Develops long-range plans for the implementation of new technologies.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.