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Education Accountability Database Administration

Recruitment #14-006074-002



Main Purpose of Job

This is a professional position responsible for supervising the database administration and development for the Education Accountability section of the Curriculum, Assessment, and Accountability (DCAA) Division.


Supervises and performs application and database development functions to include analyzing requirements, designing, developing, testing, deploying, and maintaining the Department’s applications and databases in a development, test and production environment; supervises the creation of databases; defines user requirements, develops data definitions and maintains the repository of the Departments databases; reviews technical literature and attends workshops, seminars and training classes to remain updated on the latest developments in database management systems and related data processing technology; oversees the configuring, restructuring, troubleshooting and capacity analysis of databases.


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in from an accredited college or university in Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or other information technology related field to include course work in database management systems.  

EXPERIENCE: Three years of experience designing, developing, implementing, maintaining and controlling database management systems for computers in an Oracle environment.


Knowledge of the principals and practices of designing, developing, deploying, maintaining and controlling database management systems for computers; knowledge of database management systems, software and development tools; knowledge of generally accepted computer programming languages; skill in implementing, controlling and evaluating database management systems; skill in documenting new and revised database management systems procedures and standards; skill in using diagnostic and performance tools and other software products to maintain established standards for database management systems; ability to communicate effectively and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with systems users, vendors, computer operations personnel, programmer analysts and technical support specialists; ability to plan, coordinate, supervise and evaluate the work of Database specialists.


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If you utilize fax or regular mail as the option to submit required attachments, you will need to resubmit these documents each time you apply for a new position that requires the attachments.  Additionally, you must include the following information on each page of the attachment you submit in order to ensure that we append the attachments to the correct recruitment: First and Last Name, Recruitment Number, and the last 4 digits of your SS# and indicate application for Database Specialist Supervisor, Position # 039479, Jobaps # 14-006074-002 Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland  21201. Fax: 410-333-8950 – This fax number is for Department of Education recruitment actions only.

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850. For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410-767-0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045 or visit our website at www.marylandpublicschools. Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.   Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and travel throughout the state are required.  Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.  

Open until filled – Applications should be received by March 7, 2014

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

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