ESF Educational Services Limited (ESL) is a subsidiary to the English Schools Foundation, delivers a highly successful programme of after-school English and other language teaching and sports coaching for children across Hong Kong, and also operates four international kindergartens.

ESF Educational Services Limited (ESL) is a subsidiary to the English Schools Foundation, delivers a highly successful programme of after-school English and other language teaching and sports coaching for children across Hong Kong, and also operates four international kindergartens.

Database Administrator (Temporary from 1 Dec 2016 to 11 Aug 2017)

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Language English
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Temporary
Industry Education / Training
Job function Information Technology > Database Administrator (DBA)
Information Technology > Engineering - Network
Information Technology > Others
Published On 29/09/2016
Responsibilities

• Maintains robust and accurate student, parent and teacher data including user accounts and access rights for school information system (Maze/Gateway), VLE (Moodle) and any other future school system.
• Maintains accurate curriculum structures and grouping records for academic and pastoral needs.
• Coordinates annual timetabling and scheduling based on option blocks, rules and strategies provided.
• Develops ARR templates in collaboration with three phase Vice-Principals (PYP, MYP, DP)
• Oversees the administration of primary and secondary reporting (ARR module) including liaison with parents
• Provides end user support for various integrated modules e.g. Admissions (OAS), ePayment, CPD and HE, especially facilitates the production of transcript and exit reports.
• Administers security /ID cards systems and produce staff, student and visitor access cards.
• Produces ad hoc data retrievals and reports to support academic, pastoral and business decision-making.
• Evaluates and recommend new database technologies.
• Participates actively in data development team in producing services and tools to integrate various systems for effective information management.
• Report to line manager regularly with updates, progress and issues.

Requirements

• Degree in Computer Science/ Information Technology I Computer Engineering/ Information Engineering or related disciplines.
• Solid experience in programming with MySQL and MSSQL with knowledge of PHP MVC framework and restful API.
• Database/IS administration in educational context
• High initiative, self-starter and self-motivated team player with strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal English with customer-orientated working attitude.

Applicants must be a permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong.

Closing Date: 16 Oct 2016
For enquiries, please contact Anney Chan at +852 35563511 or chans61@rchk.edu.hk

Applications must be submitted online through https://recruit.esf.edu.hk
Step 1: Go to the Registration tab and register. You will then receive an email with an activation link. 
Step 2: When your account has been activated, login to the system and click "Job Listing"
Step 3: Check the box next to the job(s) that you wish to apply for and click "Apply & Continue" at the bottom of the page.

ESF is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the ESF's Personal Data Policy, a copy of which will be provided immediately upon request.