Assistant Database Administrator

Information Technology Services

721 Bryan Drive
Dayton, TN 37321
Mercer 101, Box #7788

Direct Office Phone: 423-775-7333

Status: Full-time with benefits

location: Dayton, TN

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Position Summary

Full-time position; Utilizes T-SQL in combination with MS SQL Reporting Services (RS) to provide tailored solutions to data needs.

Reports to: Senior Database Administrator

Education Required

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S. or B.A.) in a technical or computer science major from a four-year college or university and at least one year of related technical experience.
  • Technical experience and professional IT certification may be considered if no degree or if the degree is in a non-technical major.

Experience Required

  • Experience supporting Microsoft Office and/or comparable software for end users
  • Knowledge and expertise that will enable the employee to quickly intuit or locate solutions to support inquiries, if not already known.
  • Experience with SQL, particularly Microsoft’s implementation of T-SQL.
  • The ability to discern and implement solutions in response to requests that fit within the established college workflow and do not adversely affect other departments.
  • Only rudimentary support, if any, for specialized programs that are approved and installed in only limited areas (e.g., Adobe products, MS Dynamics GP, Financial Aid software, Millennium, Moodle, etc.).
  • Familiarity with Crystal Reports preferred


  • Create / maintain SQL queries, statements, and RS reports
  • Routine database tasks such as manual data import / export and ad hoc queries
  • Install, support, and provide end-user training for database-driven applications
  • Research customer requests related to reporting needs
  • Maintain documentation for repeating tasks
  • Verify backups run successfully each day

Desired Qualities

  • Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be committed to serving Him and His church.
  • Endorse without reservation our mission and standards of conduct.