Through engagement and consultation with the administration team, the Schools Systems Administrator (SSA) provides vision and leadership to the development and implementation of Heschel’s overall information system strategies. The SSA will also be responsible for establishing and promoting stewardship of information system resources by employing a long-term planning perspective to the evolution of technology solutions currently in use and available in the future. This individual will also be responsible for overseeing the data and system administration for our development/fundraising and school database.
The SSA will maintain the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of the various information and content management systems used by the School. With a strong focus on user/client experience, the SSA will also work collaboratively with school staff and administration to optimize the use of the systems for their needs. This position is an exciting opportunity for candidates who are creative solution providers and passionate about finding better ways to deliver results. Successful candidates will be collaborative thinkers, detail and process-oriented, demonstrate effective written and oral communication, possess strong analytical skills, and work well independently and as part of a team.
Responsibilities of this role include:
Executing cyclical data management processes, including registrar responsibilities
Interpreting system and data requirements through user/stakeholder interviews
Retrieving and manipulating data as needed for business analysis and inter-system data migrations
Overseeing user accounts and system configurations for the school database
Providing training to applicable end users on the school systems used day to day
Providing training support on a case by case basis for existing and newly implemented systems and procedures
Developing and maintaining a procedures manual for student school system(s) operations
Creating and managing training documentation
Proposing timelines and scopes of work as needed for new school system projects
Sending monthly reminders of upcoming deadlines for school projects/activities and providing user support as needed
This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer or Head of School.
Salary and Benefits: This is a Non-Exempt. The salary for this position will be commensurate with the candidate's experience. Heschel employees enjoy a competitive employee benefits program including medical and dental coverages, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement plan contribution, and voluntary supplemental life insurance
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management or Database Administration preferred
1-3 years of experience as a school systems manager or administrator
Prior experience as school registrar or operational staff a plus
Working experience or exposure to the following systems
Blackbaud’s Education Management System (formerly called OnSuite)
Raiser’s Edge NXT
Proficiency in the use of technology as it relates to daily school operations, instruction, and communication.
Some evening and weekend hours are required. This is a full-time, 40 hour/week, 12-month, non-exempt position with some evening and weekend work. The expected daily schedule is 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m during the school year.