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SICAS Database Application Administrator

SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta, NY United States

The Student Information and Campus Administrative Systems (SICAS) Center at SUNY Oneonta invites applications for the position of Database Application Administrator. Expectations include providing application support (installation, maintenance, troubleshooting) for a number of SUNY campuses using the Banner software application.   SICAS is a SUNY-wide program organized to provide software enhancements, technical support, best practices, and training for Ellucian’s Banner software system to member campuses including SUNY state operated and community college campuses and several associate member campuses made up of private colleges and universities in New York State.  The Center is located on its host campus SUNY Oneonta.  SUNY Oneonta is a comprehensive, public, liberal arts and sciences college with 6,500 students. To learn more about the College or the SICAS Center please visit   and  .    


Duties include but not limited to:  providing database application support for SUNY campuses which includes performing software installations and upgrades to an Oracle-based Ellucian Banner software application; installing, maintaining and troubleshooting Banner applications; providing direct customer support for Oracle and Banner technical issues; performing software installations and upgrades to the Degree Works application. Some evening and/or weekend work is required as well as travel to meetings, conferences, and SICAS Center member campuses. The successful candidate for this position will be required to work at the SICAS Center in Oneonta or another approved location within the SUNY system. Availability to work at the SICAS Center in Oneonta is preferred. 


Required qualifications:  bachelor’s degree with three to four years of technical experience supporting Banner and/or Oracle.


Preferred:  demonstrated proficiency in the following: Ellucian’s Banner Information System Software, other Oracle-based software installation, Degree Works; experience with Unix/Linux; technical support experience working with Tomcat and/or WebLogic; excellent written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical staff by telephone and/or email; ability to manage multiple priorities; experience working with and serving diverse populations.


To apply online go to:  . Please upload a resume and letter of interest. Contact information for three professional references is required.


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SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community.  Please visit our website on diversity at:  .  Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 3 - 5 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

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