Entry-level Database Administrator

Utah State University

Logan, UT

ID: 7219480
Posted: February 20, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Successful candidate for this position will: Provide technical expertise in the design, implementation, and maintenance, support of college business applications—Electronic Medical Health Records (EMR), Student Records—and respective databases; ensure logical data models are mapped effectively and efficiently into physical data models that take advantage of the characteristics of the database management systems (DBMS) used by the college; technically administer and support multiple databases and applications that run college-wide business processes; manage databases and applications in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Candidates must have: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field (foreign equivalent degree is acceptable); demonstrable experience in management and development of database systems; implementation of database backup strategies and recovery plans; data modeling, managing and maintaining clinical datasets; enterprise network security and management of information security; customer service; developing, designing, and deploying Point and Click entry templates and reports; analyzing customer needs to design functional and user-friendly templates and reports; maintaining required training and credentials for HIPAA, FERPA, and HITECH regulations and college procedures; working with limited supervision.

Required Documents
Applications, along with a cover letter, curriculum vita, and a list of at least three references, should be submitted online at http://hr.usu.edu/jobs at the “Join Us” link.

Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience
Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights
This Database Administrator position is located in Logan, Utah, which is situated in a spectacular Rocky Mountain valley approximately one and one-half hour drive north of Salt Lake City. More information about this position may be obtained by contacting the Utah State University Human Resources Office, 8800 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-8800; [email protected]; phone: 435-797-0216; fax: 435-797-1816. Utah State University is a Carnegie Research Doctoral Extensive University, an AA/EO employer, and has been chosen as a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Gender Equity Program recipient.

University Highlights
Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant and space-grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.

As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.

Utah State is committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community where different perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Learn more about USU.

The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or [email protected].

About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation.