Database Administrator

Position Information

Chowan University seeks a Database Administrator for a full-time position reporting directly to the Assistant VP of Information Technology. The Database Administrator is primarily responsible for managing the campus ERP system and supporting core business needs of all departments.  The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational and computer skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Knowledge of Jenzabar One recommended but not required.

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.  The successful candidate will manage Windows database servers running SQL Server, to include day-to-day administration tasks, backups, security, and upgrades for ERP system and other campus SQL databases.  In addition, management of campus ERP system and web front-end including testing and installing software updates, and maintaining and updating web portal forms.  Other responsibilities include the ability to utilize reporting software to meet business needs of various departments and provide support to users of ERP software

The successful candidates should have a minimum of three years of work experience with SQL administration required and the ability to demonstrate proficiency in SQL Server management tasks including queries, data export, and managing stored procedures’  Other qualifications include a required proficiency in Microsoft Access, Excel, and Word and experience in database administration in a higher education environment is a plus.  

Interested candidates should send a letter expressing interest (including any salary requirements) and resume by e-mail to or by mail to Human Resources, Attention: Database Administrator Search, Chowan University, One University Place, Murfreesboro NC 27855.  Inquiries are kept in strictest confidence.  Application review begins immediately and continues until filled.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff, Chowan University encourages women and minorities to apply.