Location: Oakland, Sacramento or Los Angeles
Healthcare Workers-West (UHW), with more than 150,000 members, is the largest
healthcare union in California. We are
caregivers from every sector of the industry, united to win better care for our
patients and better lives for our families and ourselves. For further information about UHW, please
visit our website: www.seiu-uhw.org .
The Database Specialist coordinates and implements use of multiple
relational databases used by SEIU-UHW.
The Database Specialist coordinates and provides database training and
support for staff. Integrating the use
of data is key to our union’s future success, and the Database Specialist works
with staff across the organization to plan and implement this integration of
the use of data in order to achieve programmatic goals, exercising independent
judgment and discretion in planning and working under only general direction.
Areas of Responsibility
- Develop, coordinate and maintain systems and
plans for the use of multiple relational databases to enter/load data and
create various reports and statistics, exercising independent judgment and
discretion to align with and deliver overarching objectives.
Perform bulk uploads.
Both independently and in close collaboration
with others, identify and fulfill reporting needs.
Pull and analyze data in order to provide
Work closely with all levels of field and
operations staff, planning and providing support and training as needed on data
collection, entry/importing, extraction, and production of reports.
Provide solutions and recommend changes to
processes to ensure accuracy and increase efficiency in close collaboration
with divisions/departments across the organization.
Design and maintain systems to perform data
quality control and ensure data integrity.
Run data matches using multiple databases (MS
Assign user accounts and provide technical
support and training to end users.
Independently manage multiple projects
May be assigned to act as team lead on
Other duties and special projects as
at a four year institution and/or transferrable minimum 2 years’ work
experience in data processing and computer sciences.
years database work experience required; VAN (Voter Activation Network)
experience strongly preferred.
experience in Access and SQL, writing queries, views, stored procedures,
security permissions, and creating tables.
skills and experience in Microsoft and other applications.
communications skills, both verbal and written.
analytic, problem solving, and project planning skills.
to exercise independent judgment and discern priorities.
to demonstrate skills via testing during hiring process.
organizing background, including production and use of data and lists that
support organizing goals strongly preferred.
in union or other nonprofit environment particularly valuable.
with ability to work well independently and to think on your feet.
and ability to take direction and function well within a team structure, as
well as to coordinate (and at times lead) the work of others on complex
projects and campaigns.
to communicate effectively and respectfully in diverse communities.
and ability to work long and varying hours, including weekends, nights and
to learn new skills and keep current on the news and issues that affect our
organization and our members.
in and commitment to progressive social change and healthcare justice for all.
Qualified applicants must be able to balance
multiple demands, be comfortable with aggressive timelines, and to quickly
change directions when priorities shift.
placement test is required of all applicants.
SEIU-UHW offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience,
and a generous benefit package.
is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all
qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual
orientation, marital status, religion, or disability. Please submit cover
letter and resume with at least three references to email@example.com ; reference “Database
Specialist” in subject line.
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