Database Administrator – UWS

Vacancy Announcement

UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to the achievement of this goal.


Database Adminstrator


Database Administrator/Application Analyst in the Lake Superior Research Institute


The Associate Database Administrator/Application Analyst is responsible for the direct development and management of databases for environmental research projects that are designed with Microsoft Access or other appropriate database software. This position also requires management of environmental data entered into Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, portable document formats (PDFs), and Microsoft Word documents. The Application Analyst will work with a multidisciplinary team (engineers, biologists, and chemists) to develop a comprehensive database and to refine, troubleshoot and maintain current Access-based databases.

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  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent field of study and 2 years of experience OR 5 years of experience working as a Systems Analyst or in a computer programing field.
  • Thorough knowledge of programmatic methods and functionalities of Microsoft Access and Excel.
  • Thorough knowledge of the functionalities of the Visual Basic programming language.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system.


  • Experience with environmental science research.
  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems.

The successful candidate will be dynamic, energetic, creative, and engaging. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to the public liberal arts mission and to quality teaching and learning methods. Willingness and interest in utilizing technology in the classroom strongly preferred. The successful candidate must be committed to the highest ethical standards and demonstrate effective leadership and teamwork skills. Candidates that incorporate issues of inclusive excellence and diversity within their curriculum are especially encouraged to apply.


UW-Superior offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance coverage for domestic partners and their eligible dependents.


September 1, 2016 (negotiable)


For additional information visit or contact 715-394-8409.


Review of applications will commence 4:30 pm July 25, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.Please apply online at UW-Careers& ( and submit your application packet that is:

  1. Cover letter/letter of application describing why you are qualified for this position.
  2. Resume or curriculum vitae.
  3. Name and contact information of three (3) professional references, at least one must be able to speak about your computer program programing/application analyst experiences.
  4. Official transcripts, if applicable.

Internal applicants: select the internal applicant link. Registration for account not required.
External applicants: select the external applicant link and register for an account:
How to Register for a UW-Careers Account:

  1. To register for a UW-Careers account, click on the click here to Register link to create your user name and password.
  2. Search for the Database Administrator/Application Analyst (Lake Superior Research Institute) position and click on the Apply Now button to submit a resume. At this time, you will be asked to complete your profile. Please select Save to continue the application process.
  3. To submit your letter of application, unofficial transcripts, etc., you must add the document as an attachment by clicking on the Add Attachment link below the Cover Letters and Attachments box.
  4. Clicking on the Next link, please complete the required Online Questionnaire.
  5. After the Online Questionnaire has been completed, click Next again to provide contact information for three professional references, if required, in the References section by selecting the Add Reference link.
  6. Once reference information has been listed, click on Next to complete the How did you find out about the position? section of the application process.
  7. Once you have completed all sections, click on the Save button and then Submit button to submit your materials.
    At any time you may select the Save button to save your progress. When you have submitted your application, ability to change materials submitted will not be available.

If you have questions in regards to the hiring process, please contact Dr. Matthew TenEyck at 715-394-8160 or by email at

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