Annunciation Orthodox School (AOS) seeks a detail-oriented, quality-focused, self-directed individual who loves continual learning for the position of Student Information System (SIS) Database Administrator.
This individual will be responsible for the ongoing administration of our cloud-based Blackbaud Education Management System (the K12 “On” Products). This role is responsible for the software processes behind traditional Registrar functions such as scheduling, grades, and electronic student records as well as managing annual database procedures, fielding data requests from key employees, helping end users and more. This is a tremendous opportunity for someone with a "take ownership" personality to develop new and existing skills while working on one of our school’s key software packages.
Reports to: Director of Technology
12 Month Standard School Schedule
Preferable Start Date is May 2019
Act as primary database administrator for the AOS Blackbaud Education Management System Database (K12 “On” Products).
Identify, suggest, and implement improvements to SIS data, processes, and functions.
Manage annual database functions such as student promotion, rolling over courses, groups, and teams, enrollment of incoming families, etc.
Maintain and prepare master class schedules including implementation of any annual changes.
Maintain and format online report cards and transcripts.
Maintain, prepare, and deliver database queries, lists, reports and spreadsheets.
Field database usage questions from staff and teachers.
Field help with login or profile requests from students’ families.
Perform additional tasks and projects related to the administration of our student information system.
Keep abreast of current trends and best practices.
Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
Prior responsibility for and experience with Student Information System software, enterprise level administrative software, or other relevant software.
Blackbaud Education Management System Database (K12 “On” Products) experience is preferred but not required.
Demonstrated capacity and strong desire to learn new software, processes, and subject matter through online training, webinars, and self directed study of vendor support resources.
Proficiency with standard office productivity software such as MS Office and/or G-Suite, especially spreadsheets.
Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve.
Ability to interact with users of all levels of technical ability.
A team player with a positive outlook who is energetic and enthusiastic about working in an academic atmosphere.
About Annunciation Orthodox School
Annunciation Orthodox School, having grown from a ministry of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, celebrates the diverse and individual qualities of all children and their families. AOS provides a superior education in a secure and stimulating Christian environment which encourages the individual child to achieve academic, spiritual, emotional, social and physical excellence, and to become a responsible member of our society. The school has over 690 students beginning with our Delphi Class (age three years) and ending with eighth grade. The AOS curriculum is stimulating, innovative, student-centered and based on the principles of motivation, hard work, and creativity within a nurturing Christian environment. With its close proximity to the Houston museum and performing arts districts, medical center, major universities, libraries, downtown, and zoo, the acquisition of knowledge occurs outside as well as inside the classroom. The highly qualified faculty is dedicated to challenging the minds of the students and inspiring creative thought. The school's academic program and teaching methods lay the groundwork for high school and beyond. These attributes make AOS a leading independent school in the city of Houston.