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US: Database Administrator

Date: 02-Sep-2013
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Database Administrator

Work closely with qualitative and quantitative analysts to determine how data will be used in upcoming research projects

Regularly communicate database updates and changes to the rest of the research team

Build relationships with state and national data partners and create a data collection schedule

Train and supervise staff and student interns on data collection and input tasks

Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working with mid-size to large-scale relational databases

Strong understanding of relational database structures, theories, principles and best practices

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to work independently and in teams in a strongly collaborative work environment

Exceptional organization skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize

Demonstrated familiarity with computer programming and willingness to learn new programming languages

Working knowledge of scientific theory and methods generally associated with the completion of Bachelor of Science degree

Demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Access, Stata and Excel spreadsheets is strongly preferred

Experience obtaining and cleaning data, documenting datasets, and implementing quality control measures

Knowledge of research design and/or statistics

Strong interest in education policy and/or other social science research fields

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