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Database Administrator, IT

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Job Details
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Company Name
American Library Association
Physical Address
Chicago, IL 60611
Job Description

Our large, information-based professional association seeks a team-player to support its growing databases and applications.

This individual will have three primary areas of responsibility: ALA’s Association Management Systems and related components, Financial System, and Database Administration.

The position components will include, but not be limited to, data integrity, data remediation, data manipulation, design and implementation of extensions to the Association Management Systems.

Will consult with customers regarding the creation of new reports or procedures working in iMIS, GP Dynamics, and Prophix. Assist customers in data extraction and presentation of the data in a standardized format as well as developing a format to meet their needs; and assist users with database applications.

This position will take a lead role in the maintenance of database servers and database/application interconnectivity, in particular interaction between the SQL databases and web applications.

The Database Administrator will be responsible for supporting the AMS desktop clients.

Starting salary range negotiable from the high 90s; based on relevant experience. ALA has an excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, generous paid vacation and a retirement annuity.


Apply online at including a cover letter and resume.

(additional documents are uploaded on the same screen as your resume)


Send resume and cover letter to:

American Library Association
Human Resources Department
Ref: dbaseadminITTS
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Fax: 312/280-5270

The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Disability/Veteran
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field with at least seven years relevant experience, with three to four years experience with Microsoft SQL server and administration.

Will have had experience with Windows Server, Database Administration including the following software applications: iMIS, Crystal Reports, Microsoft SSRS and Microsoft SQL (MySQL a plus).

Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment and handle multiple projects.

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