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Database Specialist/Report Writer

Qualified Applicants

Qualified applicants must submit information requested in the job posting. Unless otherwise specified, review of applicants will continue until positions are filled.

Database Specialist/Report Writer

Job Summary:

This position assists in the planning, design, creation, and maintenance of simplex to complex reports and database projects. Responsibilities include responding to user requests, developing, testing and running reports to extract and share data contained across college data sources.


Required Education, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field.
  • Proficient with Microsoft SQL Server query language (T-SQL)
  • Effectively interpret relational database designs
  • Proficient with SQL Server Management Studio
  • In depth knowledge of report writing tools such as SSRS (including Power BI and Report Builder)
  • Solid understanding of utilizing SQL for data analysis, report design, system analysis
  • Maintain and create views, stored procedures, functions, etc. to serve the purposes of the College
  • Ability to handle multiple complex reporting projects simultaneously
  • Flexibility to pause and produce an urgent ad-hoc report
  • Ability to write and provide documentation describing the behavior of existing or new queries/reports
  • Expertise using Microsoft Windows and common applications such as Outlook, Excel, etc.
  • Strong communication skills and customer service attitude.


Additional Preferred Skills:

  • Programming skills with C#.NET, VB.NET, HTML, CSS
  • Proficiency using Powershell
  • Comfort with tools such as Visual Studio, VS Code, Powershell ISE
  • Ability to dig deeper into system issues (Event Viewer, SQL Error logs, ...)
  • Organizational skills to maintain/improve IT procedural standards
  • Provide solutions using the best, or multiple, practical tool (C#, VB.NET, SQL, Powershell, etc)
  • Expertise in MSSQL object permissions and administration


Reporting Structure:

The position will report to the Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness.



Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Electronic application materials (preferred) should be emailed to Include "Database Specialist/Report Writer" in subject line.


These job descriptions reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not necessarily be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Job descriptions do not constitute an employment agreement or contract of employment, expressed or implied. Unless designated in writing and signed by the College President, all College employees are considered to be EMPLOYED AT WILL. Newberry College reserves the right to change, alter and amend job descriptions, functions and duties at the pleasure of the College President or Board of Trustees.

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