The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the position of Database Developer/Analyst to support the activities of the Research and Evaluation team, including but not limited to designing and maintaining web based data collection tools and databases and tables, optimizing and monitoring database performance security, and implementing backup and recovery procedures.
Buffett Early Childhood Institute Profile
Envisioned as a new model for how public higher education is engaged in the first years of life, the
Buffett Early Childhood Institute (https://buffettinstitute.nebraska.edu) is a four-campus, university-wide, multidisciplinary research, education, outreach, and policy institute of the University of Nebraska committed to helping transform early childhood development and education in Nebraska and across the nation. A long-term goal of the Institute is to be a leading center where scholars, practitioners, community members, and policymakers collaborate to advance a unified approach that can improve the lives of young children and families and the systems that support them.
Applicants should note that the goals of the Institute are university-, state-, and nation-wide, but the location of the Institute administration is in Omaha. This position will work primarily out of the Omaha office.
• Bachelor’s degree
• Three (3) years of experience as a full stack developer with database development including but not limited to security set-up and maintenance, interface customization, module design, and query
• Strong understanding of programming languages such as Perl, Python, SQL, C++, Java, PHP, etc.
• Strong understanding of HTML and/or CSS
• Demonstrated effective spoken and written communication skills
• Master’s degree
• Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a related role requiring confidentiality, timeliness, customer service, organization, prioritization, troubleshooting, analysis, problem solving, and ability to work independently
• Demonstrated experience developing online data collection tools and managing and integrating large datasets from multiple sources
• Demonstrated experience working with multiple data sources including state-, school-, and community-level data systems as well as survey and administrative data systems
• Demonstrated experience working with individuals with varying degrees of technical knowledge related to databases
An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities are acquired may be considered.
Applications are processed through the online job posting at https://careers.nebraska.edu/postings/1303. Follow instructions to complete the Standard Application. Along with your application, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Direct questions about the position to: email@example.com. Direct questions about the online application process to: (402) 472-3701.
University of Nebraska, UNCA