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Database Administrator 2, ERP Systems Administration, Hybrid

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

Administer, maintain, develop, and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the university's ERP databases. Implement data models and database designs, data access and table maintenance codes; resolve database performance issues, database capacity issues, replication, and other distributed data issues.

Essential Functions

  • Support multiple ERP databases of medium to high complexity with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity and accessibility of the data. Increased skill in multiple technical environments.
  • Support integration of changes in test, preproduction, and production environments, evaluating problems and determining required course of action.
  • Work with analysts to understand university needs.
  • Translate logical data models into physical database designs and develops physical databases and assists in establishment of database system flows.
  • Develop and maintain enterprise data documentation, metadata models and database requirements that are provided to system administrators.
  • Code, edit and install stored procedures and functions for accessing, maintaining, and populating databases. Recommends solutions to support data integrity efforts.
  • Monitor, analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve application and database performance and calibrate Database Management Systems (DBMS) parameters ensuring optimal database performance and availability.
  • Maintain development, production and multiple testing environments.
  • Perform upgrades of databases, adding new structures or elements.
  • Plan and manage the migration of databases.
  • Install, configure and maintain the database management systems software.
  • Build scripts automating the daily operations of database management.
  • Monitor transactions between application systems and the database for the purpose of identifying and improving inefficiencies.
  • Implement database backup and recovery procedures.
  • Control privileges and permissions to database users and assure appropriate information security is applied in all tasks.
  • Provide production support/database access 24 hrs. X 7 days a week. Conducts level 2 support.
  • May coach team members.
  • Research and evaluate emerging database technologies.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Mathematics.
  • Six (6) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

  • Two (2) years of ERP database administration experience working with various database management systems.
  • Knowledge of ERP applications and the role databases play in a web application stack.
  • A broad level of understanding surrounding information systems and application and/or ERP standards.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 90861 


Database Administrator 2, ERP Systems Administration, Hybrid

Date:  Jan 18, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: DBA, Database, ERP, Testing, System Administrator, Technology