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Database Administrator - Domestic Violence Program

United Way of the Plains
Wichita, KS

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time
1 - 2 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 19 Oct 2021

Expires on 19 Oct 2021

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Database Administrator - Domestic Violence Program


The successful candidate for this position is one who thrives on solving challenging problems, balances empathy and pragmatism, and is looking to define what the next generation of Domestic Violence support related impact programs can look like while simultaneously maintaining laser focus on our mission. The position requires a change agent who runs towards challenging problems to help craft innovative solutions in partnership with community stakeholders. This position requires a strong team member who is outward facing, approachable, and engaging in order to build a new and better future for all citizens of our community. Additionally, regardless of role or team, every United Way of the Plains employee must be able to demonstrate our core values as defined on our website: Community, Collaboration, Leadership, People, Diversity, Advocacy and Stewardship. These values shape our internal behaviors and communicate to our various stakeholders who we are and what we stand for.

The Domestic Violence Database Administrator is a full-time position and generally responsible for overseeing the general management of the Domestic Violence Database project.



The major responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Be relationship focused. Facilitate and maintain strategic alliances/partnerships with public, private and non-profit organizations to develop, integrate, and implement program priorities.
  • Manage the technical aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Domestic Violence database. Works directly with the end users and the Domestic Violence database vendor to ensure authorized access to client information, accessibility of the Domestic Violence software, software performance, correct setup and monitoring of system security and adherence to CoC privacy policies within the software.
  • Develop, conduct, and document training for the Domestic Violence database users and data collectors.
  • Receive, triage, and resolve technical issues in the Domestic Violence system experienced by the end users.
  • Analyze data for the CoC, including non-Domestic Violence data. Interpret, visualize, and present data to the CoC. Ensure CoC reporting requirements are met.
  • Disseminate information to the community and manage communications related to day to day operations.
  • Stay current with changes in the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) department's manuals and technical guides.


Minimum requirements and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • At least one year experience working in the community with Domestic Violence causes. 
  • Proficiency using computers, including MS Office, the Internet, and databases.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong relationship and team-building skills.
  • Proven critical thinking skills.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Capable of working effectively with limited supervision.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information.


Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Effective and articulate speaking skills.
  • Comfortable with the operation of computer equipment and software such as Microsoft Office applications (Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Naturally curious and self-motivated in a never-ending pursuit of continuous improvement.
  • Ability to interact in a positive way with individuals and groups.
  • Must be flexible and multitask oriented; can adapt to changing priorities.
  • Can work independently and responsibly while managing numerous projects simultaneously.
  • Dependable and reliable to meet deadlines; remains calm under pressure.
  • Lead by personal example; your word is your bond.
  • Servant leader who can positively influence others not under their control.
  • Possess excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Helps create a work environment that embraces and appreciates diversity.


How to Apply:

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Core Competencies for all United Way Professionals

  • Mission-Focused: The United Way Professional’s top priority is to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This competency drives their performance and professional motivations.
  • Relationship-Oriented: The United Way Professional understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
  • Collaborator: The United Way Professional understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
  • Results-Driven: The United Way Professional is dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good including creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
  • Brand Steward: The United Way Professional is a steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.

The United Way of the Plains is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Deadline: For priority consideration, apply by October 19, 2021; position will remain open until filled.