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University of Missouri-Columbia
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Posted: 05/8/2019
Database Programmer Analyst Extension - Columbia, MO
Salary: $47,476.00 - $65,000.00

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Job ID: 30092

Hiring Department

Center for Applied Research and Engagement Systems (CARES)

University of Missouri Extension - Columbia, MO

Job Description

MU Extension’s distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities and economies by producing relevant, reliable and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address needs of Missourians including: educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension please visit

This position is with the Center for Applied Research and Engagement Systems (CARES), MU Extension, University of Missouri.
This full-time position (minimum 0.75% FTE) will develop computer programs to better manage databases and database content in support of multiple sponsored projects at CARES.

The position will be assigned project-based database management tasks. The position will work in a Microsoft SQL Server environment, designing and maintaining databases in a project-oriented team environment. The position will develop computer programs and procedures for efficiencies in data integration, management, and security. The position will report to CARES management staff. The position may interact with project sponsor technical staff.
Conduct all activities in accordance with the Civil Rights Acts, Title IX, Rehabilitation, Americans with Disabilities Act and local, state and region affirmative action plans.
As with all positions, involvement with other duties and responsibilities may be expected to support the mission and purpose of MU Extension.

Administrative supervision is received from CARES management staff.

Exhibit a high personal standard of excellence, be an effective team player, and demonstrate inclusivity, civility
and respect for all.
Engage stakeholders and learners, maintain positive interpersonal relationships, and exhibit effective written
and oral communication skills.
Operate with minimal guidance, and be a self-directed learner who is flexible and adaptable to changing


Salary Range: $47,476 - $65,000 annually

Grade: GGS 09 to 12

University Title: Database Programmer Analyst

Internal applicants can determine their current grade and university title by accessing the Job Information page through the Additional Employee Info tile in myHR.


Monday - Friday

Minimum Qualifications

In appraising the relative qualifications of candidates for all levels, consideration will be given to the extent and type of experience with various information technology functions and to the extent and type of pertinent education and formal training. At the time a job opening is posted the hiring department will specify required knowledge and skills pertaining to specific technologies/ software /equipment.

  • Working knowledge of or proven capability to quickly learn programming language(s), operating systems, a text editor, report generators, database management, direct access techniques, remote processing and virtual systems to be utilized / supported within the hiring operating unit.
  • Knowledge of data modeling concepts and design techniques, database definitions, testing and debugging databases, generating and maintaining database management systems, and applying security concepts while designing and maintaining database structure’s data integrity.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and Structured Query Language (SQL). Experience with database spatial data models, Python, and ArcGIS is preferred.

Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Job ID: 30092

Job Type: Full-time