Benefits include professional development, employer-paid health, vision, dental and life insurance, vacation, sick and personal time off, as well as participation in a retirement plan. Daily free lunch, access to an on-campus workout facility and opportunities based on availability for subsidized on-site child care.
As a member of the technology team, the Systems Analyst and Database Manager is responsible for managing the school’s data and data systems. The data systems are an integral part of the school’s operations and are used to manage student records, student learning systems, operational processes and communications to students and parents. As a collaborative and supportive staff member, the Systems Analyst and Database Manager will understand the work to support the mission and guiding principles of Graland Country Day School.
Reports to:? Director of Technology
Terms: ?Full-time, exempt, 12-month position, hybrid flexible work arrangement possible depending on needs. (M,W,F on location)
The following list is not comprehensive but serves as a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities.
Ensure that key data integrates between all systems including major systems such as Blackbaud student information systems, learning management, enrollment management, website, Raiser’s Edge fundraising system, BrightArrow emergency communications and School Pass visitor management system.
Assess how data decisions and implementation of new software or functions affect all users across all systems.
Ensure data integrity within and between all systems.
Manage end-of-year processing to get systems ready for the next school year.
Manage technology vendor relationships in conjunction with the Director of Technology.
Manage projects and project teams as they relate to data structure, workflow and software implementation to ensure data integrity and use of best practices.
Develop and maintain an annual project plan for meeting key data milestones throughout the year such as updating student class schedules, assisting teachers with report cards, advancing students to the next grade level, assisting admissions with annual enrollment of students and other milestones.
Coordinate with the Director of Technology to ensure data systems are compatible with our technology infrastructure.
Training & Research
Provide training to the faculty and staff on the user experience of systems and how to best use the system’s functionality to achieve the school’s goals and meet ever-changing needs.
Research software enhancements, understand how they may impact operations and train and communicate these enhancements to the rest of the organization.
Research new software products that may better meet the needs of the school.
Answer technology support questions from Graland parents, reset passwords or redirecting questions to technology vendors.
Actively participate in the school community and assist with other duties such as carline, recess monitoring and others that help maintain the safety and security of the school.
Actively support the different users of the school.
A collaborative and supportive member of the Graland Community who...
Models caring, respect, patience, and appreciation of differences.
Provides a safe environment for students.
Recognizes the importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity (DEI) work and continues growth as a culturally responsive educator.
Represents school in position and in community.
Participates in effective communication that is responsible, descriptive, and nonjudgmental.
Demonstrates a growth mindset, open to feedback and new learning.
Supports collective efforts of the school on instructional and non-instructional sides in addition to team responsibilities.
Offers support during after-hours and other technology team responsibilities.
Approaches situations with flexibility and creative thinking to identify solutions.
Upholds school, employee and family confidentiality.
The next Systems Analyst and Database Manager at Graland Country Day will:
Possess a Bachelor of Arts degree or technical training in database theory.
Have five years of experience in database management.
Have Blackbaud data systems experience preferred
Understand database purpose and structure.
Be able to assess operational processes and create efficiencies.
Possess excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
Provide great customer service
Be able to understand complex challenges and how to leverage technology and data systems to address these challenges.
A great school never sits still. It keeps going, growing and evolving. Graland Country Day School is an independent school in Denver that serves students in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school. Since the school’s founding in 1924, Graland has delivered an intellectually robust, character-based educational experience derived from current research about how children learn.
While so much in the world is changing, the school’s focus remains the same: Graland is faithful to the enduring aspects of its mission while seeking new ways to promote character and intellectual excellence. We inspire students to pursue excellence with passion and intent - academically, creatively and in their personal growth as engaged citizens and thoughtful leaders so that they learn to value individual differences and divergent thinking. We are constantly looking for ways to improve our program and keep it relevant for the next generation of students. Guided by our mission, values, Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity Philosophy Statement and strategic plan, we go to extraordinary lengths to give children the best education possible.
Our current enrollment totals 700, and we have jus...t over 100 faculty members, 70 percent of whom have advanced degrees. Graland’s faculty and staff enjoy a collaborative, supportive environment where each member is encouraged to be a lifelong learner. Professional development, onsite childcare, a desirable location in the heart of Denver and other benefits make Graland a dynamic, inclusive and innovative workplace.