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Database Coordinator

Requisition ID req1665
Department College Development
Campus SY-Sylvania Campus
Employment Type Classified-Full Time
Best Consideration Date Apply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient qualified applicants have been received
Position Summary

The Portland Community College Foundation has an exciting opportunity for a database coordinator. The database coordinator is a dynamic role that coordinates a non-profit donor relational database to help the PCC Foundation continue a growth trajectory that expands support for students and College departments.  The role is hybrid and has an outstanding benefits package ( You will have the opportunity to work as part of a talented, collaborative, mission driven team that achieves organizational goals through an equity lens.  

Under the direction of the Foundation Finance and Operations Manager, the database coordinator performs database administration and activities including database maintenance, security and reporting. Additionally, the role will perform analysis and work on various projects to improve business processes related to the database. The position will work closely with various stakeholders including Foundation and College staff and leadership, donors, departments staff/faculty and students to provide various levels of reporting and support for decision making. 

See the classification description for additional information:

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

  • Candidates demonstrate a strong technical acumen in donor relational databases and related fundraising software. Examples include but aren't limited to Raiser's Edge/NXT, Event software, Stewardship software and Crowdfunding platforms and the integration of data between them. This should include creating new and maintaining existing databases. 
  • Candidates show a strong ability to understand and communicate about data and how it affects reporting structures. Additionally, the candidate should be able to research, communicate and train new and existing complex data policies and procedures in a consumable fashion to a wide variety of stakeholders. 
  • Candidates display the ability to work flexibly and provide solutions across various functional teams on a variety of data deliverables. This would include supporting fundraising query and report development and resolving technical and accounting software challenges with stakeholders. 
  • Ability to collaborate with external and internal partners, including staff, from diverse communities with respect and attention to belonging, justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

High school diploma or equivalent and two years of college level course work or training in computer applications, data processing or business technology.  Relevant experience may substitute for the college level course work or training.  Two years experience which includes working with complex databases, troubleshooting problems, analyzing information and data, designing queries and reports and creating operational policies and procedures is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar non-profit relational databases 

Position Grade 21
Starting Salary Expectations The first two steps of the range are: $53,600 to$55,206 per year. Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range $53600 to $86014 Annual Salary
PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age. Partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions (full-time employees only).

Paid Leave:   (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)

  • Starts at 8 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of service)
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month
  • 24 hours of additional personal leave days per year
  • 11 Paid holidays

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Work is typically performed in an office environment with interruptions and deadlines and frequent exposure to video display terminals. Must stay abreast of technology changes related to job. Learned physical skill is required to perform keyboarding function.

Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

Notice of the Availability of the Annual Security Report:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), you may view Portland Community College’s (PCC) most recent Annual Security Report (ASR) on the Department of Public Safety website. The ASR contains current security and safety-related policy disclosure statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information and resources, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains crime statistics for Clery Act crimes which occurred on PCC properties for the last three calendar years. Paper copies of the ASR are available upon request at all Department of Public Safety offices.