Job Posting: Database Manager


Harwood Unified Union School District

Database Manager


Introduction:  The Harwood Unified Union School District  in Waitsfield, Vermont, is an educational organization responsible for the management and operations of seven school sites, 370+ employees, approximately $38 million, and seven schools. We are seeking a Database Manager to work in our Central Office location.


Summary and Goals: Provide direct management of the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of database systems and applications used across the School District, in collaboration with others and under the direction of a team of central office and building-based administrators. Serve as a direct link between the Central Office and the District at large to develop efficient ways to collect, analyze and present local and state assessment data. Oversee and assist in the maintenance of accurate and updated student information and demographics.


Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Essential Duty and Responsibility satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities Involved (but not limited to)

  • Interacts with Central Office Administrators to assist with data analysis needs such as, but not limited to: future project planning, enrollment projections, policy, governance, and ad-hoc data analysis.

  • Ensures data compliance requirements by maintaining documentation and developing appropriate protocols. Supports district data systems and database applications.

  • Verifies district compliance with required AOE data collections.

  • Maintains data integrity of information within district data systems, inclusive of, but not limited to, the following software management systems:

    • Student Information System

    • Food & Nutrition Database

    • Library/Media Software

    • Special Education Database

    • Longitudinal Data System

    • Assessment Portals (NWEA MAP, SBAC, VT Science Assessment, etc.)

    • Mass notification system

    • Learning Management and Content Delivery Systems

    • Annual State Level Reports (SECT, Census)


  • Schedules, coordinates, and implements data integrations across district data systems.

  • Creates documentation for the appropriate use of all data systems.

  • Identifies critical data system projects and prioritizes all outstanding requests.

  • Recommends changes to improve district operational efficiency.  Maintains a comprehensive schedule of work to be done on a weekly, monthly, and yearly basis.

  • Provides leadership toward district technology data initiatives including related purchases and planning. Reviews all district database software requests and recommends appropriate purchases.  Establishes and maintains a process to monitor and keep district individuals informed of evolving technologies, implications, and costs.

  • Serves as Project Manager, including the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of all data and data related contracted services.

  • Applies an understanding of Query Languages including SQL; also HTML, object reports, and coding.

  • Other duties as assigned




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Data Management or related field required. Three or more years of experience with data management, computers, and networking concepts preferred.  Knowledge of Crystal Reports, VBA,  and Macros a must.  An in-depth knowledge and experience of MS SQL (specifically MS-SQL server and T SQL) MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and MS Publisher, and data analysis. Must demonstrate a high aptitude for technology systems management in a multi-site, team-oriented environment.  The ability to work in a collaborative team environment is essential to the employee's successful job performance.


Salary and Benefits: Database Manager  position is a full-time, year round salaried position with a competitive wage commensurate with experience, and includes all medical, dental, disability and life insurance, paid holiday, personal, vacation, and sick leave, in accordance with the HUUSD (WWSU) policies. The position is expected to begin immediately.


How to Apply:  Please submit a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts, and 3 letters of reference to Laura Titus, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent, at [email protected].


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