Database Associate

Trinity Episcopal School is seeking a Database Associate for the 2021-2022 school year.

Trinity Episcopal School is an inclusive, forward-thinking, faith-based K-8 independent school that meets each student where they are to nurture the whole child’s academic, social, physical, emotional, and spiritual growth. Trinity is located in West Lake Hills, close to downtown Austin, Texas.

Our Mission

At Trinity Episcopal School, we will nurture each child academically, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. We will honor each child’s spirit for learning and life, ever mindful that we are all children of God. 

Overview

The Database Associate will be responsible for a range of database activities and IT support-related tasks including development and maintenance of the Veracross database. The Database Associate is an integral part of the IT Team and must fully embrace and promote the vision of Trinity Episcopal School. 

Primary Responsibilities

Assist in the management of the VCX and VCA Veracross modules including but not limited to these specific responsibilities:

  • Analyze, develop and oversee data management, data processing, and systems that promote and support Trinity’s academic strategies and goals.
  • Ensure data integrity and accuracy, and promote a culture of Veracross data health. Plan for and execute regular data integrity checks. Develop data integrity maintenance procedures and put them into operation.
  • Working with the Database Manager, develop and implement policies and procedures that help ensure effective use of Veracross information including data analytics, best practices in data management, reporting, and report deployment in a multi organizational environment. 
  • Plan, schedule, and execute reports and queries that meet department specifications.
  • Provide support for Faculty and Staff to be more productive with Veracross and technology by developing training materials, trouble-shooting and answering questions.   Ability to communicate technical material in approachable language.
  • Serve as the primary liaison between Veracross and users.  Provide accurate and creative solutions to user problems.
  • Collaborate with departments in a fast pace environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Provide backup Registrar support.

General Information

The Database Associate will work in concert with the Database Manager to “connect the dots” between Veracross database and business metrics that fuel continual improvements in performance.

Reporting

The Database Associate reports to the Director of Technology.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong Data Management Skills 
  • Knowledge of Veracross or any School Information Management System a plus
  • Minimum 1-year experience in an academic environment or in organizational support and data entry
  • Ability to use initiative and work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Can-do, roll-up-your-sleeves positive and open-minded approach to managing data
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with a professional and empathetic approach
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to move from task to task throughout the day

To Apply

Resumes and letters of application should be sent to Human Resources at Trinity Episcopal School, 3901 Bee Cave Road, Austin, TX  78746, or by email to employment@austintrinity.org. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.


Trinity Episcopal School invites all qualified individuals who share our core values to apply for faculty positions. All faculty members must be able to support Trinity’s mission as a Christian school. Trinity Episcopal School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Trinity Episcopal School complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Trinity Episcopal School expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Trinity Episcopal School employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.