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Civil Service Position CS14-70
January 27, 2014 

Position Title
Database Systems Programmer (IT Technical Associate)

Hiring Unit
School of Dental Medicine

Job Description/Responsibilities
This position will address the steadily increasing demand for database systems programming in order to meet the School of Dental Medicine needs for management functions and regulatory compliance.  The primary function of this position will be to implement the design, programming, administration, security and maintenance of user interface and reporting funtions in the SDM clinical information, academic progress, and personnel management database systems.  The secondary function of this position will be to serve as an assistant database administrator, providing DBA services as needed during periods of absence of the Director of DBA.  These systems are MISSION CRITICAL and must be functioning at ALL times during the work week.  If the system goes down, all patient care and clinical academic functions will stop until function is restored.  If the system is offline for 1 day, up to 300 patient care visits will be canceled.  This position will handle databases containing federally protected highly confidentional academic, patient health, and personal data.  The Database Systems Programmer will perform other related tasks in support of the School’s mission and goals. 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Any combination totaling two years from the following categories:              
        a) progressively more responsible work experience in IT-related profession             
        b) college course work in Information Technology (IT), IT Management, or a closely
            related discipline, as  measured by the following conversion table or its
            proportional equivalent:
            ●  60 semester hours or Associate’s Degree equals one year
            ●  90-120 semester hours or Bachelor’s Degree equals two years

Additional Experience Required by the Hiring Department

  1. At least two years of experience in the programming, configuration, deployment, security, and
    maintenance of mission critical SQL database systems.
  2. Experience programming Oracle and 4D relational databases, or willingness to learn.
  3. At least two years’ experience with Microsoft operating systems. 

Illinois residency required 


$5,584 per month 

Application Process
This position is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  Applicants compete by credential assessment.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete and submit a Civil Service application to the Office of Human Resources.  NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues. 

Qualified applicants must submit a Civil Service application (required), detailed resume and unofficial transcripts to: 

     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Office of Human Resources
     Campus Box 1040
     Edwardsville, IL  62026-1040 

Or email your Civil Service application (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to:

Only one Civil Service application is required to be completed per year. Please use only one application to apply for multiple positions. The Office of Human Resources will not contact applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications listed.  If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcript at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application.  Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. 

For more information please visit the Office of Human Resources website at or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190. 

Application Deadline
February 27, 2014


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Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII.

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