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Database Developer

Project Manager, Technology Services

Administrative Assistant II, Divisions

Database Developer

San Diego, CA
Full-Time
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Position Description: The Database Developer will work alongside the Data and Evaluation team to help design, document, and integrate various enterprise databases and data sources. This position will be responsible for managing multiple data streams and managing procedures and best practices in utilizing these data resources. Additionally, the Database Developer will redesign existing databases and create data warehousing platforms, and create connectors between centralized databases and other data sources utilized by AVID Center.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Architect, design, and code databases and database objects such as tables, stored procedures, views, and functions using SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2016, and Azure SQL Database environments and manage maintenance of these objects
  • Refactor and document existing database objects and architectures
  • Fulfill requests for reports by designing objects to meet reporting needs
  • Create star schema data models, perform ETL’s and validate results against business rules
  • Work with multiple data sources/streams such as third party flat files, web usage data, cloud, SalesForce, Azure, OneDrive, SharePoint, etc.
  • Design indexes for existing applications, choosing when to add or remove indexes
  • Handle common database procedures such as upgrades, backups, recoveries, migrations, tuning, and performance monitoring
  • Collaborate with infrastructure and Data teams to ensure performance and optimization of MS SQL Server environments, both onsite and in Azure
  • Create and maintain documentation and standard operating procedures for all databases
  • Perform other similar duties assigned by the company
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ability to communicate design specifications and requirements within and across multiple teams
  • Effectively manage multiple and rapidly changing priorities calmly and efficiently with an ability to communicate these priorities effectively both orally and in writing
  • Must be analytical and data-driven
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Adaptable within a fast-paced environment and an ability to set expectations with other members of the Data team and management
  • Effective problem-solving skills with an ability to resolve issues efficiently as they arise
  • Ability to provide critical analysis of existing platforms and recommend solutions to existing issues
Experience and Education:*

Required:
  • 3 or more years SQL Server database development in a data-integrated setting
  • 3 or more years working with ETL and multiple data streams
  • 3 or more years’ experience with documentation of system assets, resources, and procedures
Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study
  • 3 or more years’ experience with .NET and Javascript
  • 3 or more years’ experience with Reporting Services, Analysis Services, and/or Integration Services
  • 3 or more years’ experience with Azure, Master Data Services, Microsoft Cloud, and SalesForce
*Allowable Substitutions: Any combination of experience and training that provides the incumbent/applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work, as determined by the AVID Center. Qualifying work experience, as identified by the Senior Director, Human Resources and Organizational Development, may substitute for the education preference.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload your resume and cover letter by clicking here.

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Project Manager, Technology Services

San Diego, CA
Full-Time
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Position Description: The Project Manager, Technology Services, is responsible for planning and managing multiple medium- to large-scale digital projects throughout all phases of the project life cycle. This position works closely with various departments and management within the organization to understand the strategic vision of each project, successfully plan and manage all aspects of the project, and ensure success by meeting, but preferably exceeding, stakeholders’ expectations.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Oversee all aspects of project planning, execution, and delivery
  • Create project plans with input from cross-functional team leads
  • Manage day-to-day aspects of projects; prioritizing activities, deliverables, and resources
  • Identify and track key project milestones
  • Monitor project progress and communicate effectively and in a timely manner
  • Proactively anticipate, identify, and communicate project risks and issues
  • Participate in QA by identifying, tracking, assigning, and resolving issues
  • Build strong relationships with all internal and external project stakeholders
  • Be adept at change management by quickly communicating changes with all teams in order for them to know impacts and options as plans are modified
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Experience managing cross-functional teams (designers, developers, SMEs, QA resources, etc.)
  • Direct experience creating project plans, scope documents, schedules, and budgets
  • Understanding of design thinking and agile development
  • Ability to develop and manage complex, cross-functional timelines
  • Comfortable working under pressure and to deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, listening, and communication skills
Experience and Education:*

Required:
  • 3+ years project management experience, preferably with education products/services
  • Strong working knowledge of project management processes and toolsets
  • Experience managing interactive multimedia projects
  • Project management certification(s)—or progress toward completion
  • Strong problem reduction and problem-solving skills; ability to break down complex problems, issues, or risks to resolve
Preferred:
  • Four-year college degree in a related field of study
*Allowable Substitutions: Any combination of experience and training that provides the incumbent/applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work, as determined by the AVID Center. Qualifying work experience, as identified by the Senior Director, Human Resources and Organizational Development, may substitute for the education preference.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload your resume and cover letter by clicking here.

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Administrative Assistant II, Divisions

Central Division Office (Dallas, TX)
Full-Time
Pay Range: $19.11-$22.94 per hour
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Position Description: Performs a wide variety of complex administrative support functions for the Divisions.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Prepares correspondence, reports, presentations, instructional materials/information, and other documents as needed
  • Provides administrative support for State Directors and their respective program managers within a specified region
  • Assists with school contract development process; maintains and processes client contract information into the CRM system, and maintains accurate district email distribution list
  • Arranges and confirms travel activities for the Division Team; prepares and submits travel forms and other related documents; compiles and prepares reimbursement requests
  • Plans or assists in planning and making training arrangements for a variety of events (National Events, Regional Events, and Principal Collaborative; secures locations and arranges for meals, refreshments, equipment and materials)
  • Conducts research and assembles information from a variety of sources for preparation of reports and presentations
  • As requested by the Company, may be required to work at Summer Institute, attend divisional retreats/All-Staff retreat, and National Conference when in the division
  • Performs other similar duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Strong knowledge of office administrative and management practice and procedures
  • Advanced use of word processing, spreadsheet, power point and other standard software to create complex documents and materials; ability to operate standard office equipment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of techniques of record-keeping, tracking and creating/maintaining time lines
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to manage large amounts of diverse information
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a high level of internal and external customer satisfaction while managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with staff members and others encountered in the course of work
Experience and Education:*
  • High School or equivalent education required
  • Minimum of 3 years of office administrative or relevant experience required; college degree in business or related field is desirable and may be substituted for a portion of the required experience
*Allowable Substitutions: Any combination of experience and training that provides the incumbent/applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work, as determined by the AVID Center. Qualifying work experience, as identified by the Senior Director, Human Resources and Organizational Development, may substitute for the education preference.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload your resume and cover letter by clicking here.

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