Database Administrator

Office of Technology Services

Blackburn College, a unique four-year liberal arts college with a student-managed work program located in Carlinville, IL, seeks applications for the position of Database Administrator. The Database Administrator reports directly to the Director of Technology Services. The successful candidate directly manages and maintains the institution’s databases, as well as technical and user support for our student information system (CAMS Enterprise). This person supports data integration to support other administrative systems and provides reporting services to institutional departments.


  • Education: Associate’s degree. Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related field preferred.
  • Experience: 3-5 years of database administration desired. Higher education experience preferred.
  • Skills/Training: Microsoft Windows, Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, enterprise reporting. SQL Server Reporting Services, Unit4 CAMS Enterprise preferred.
  • Proficiencies: Strong written and verbal communication skills, critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills, ability to work and function within a team environment, willingness to stay current on best practices and emerging technologies.

Blackburn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to build an inclusive community that can engage the interests of a diverse population. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and sustaining a culture that reflects the diversity of our country, and as such, we particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and those with disabilities. Send resume, cover letter including a diversity statement describing what diversity means to you and why it is important, the names / addresses / phone numbers of three current professional references to: Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL 62626 or email Employment-based immigration sponsorship is not offered for this position. Phone calls or walk-ins not accepted.