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Database Operations Assistant

Company: Union of Concerned Scientists
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Database Operations Assistant Union of Concerned Scientists Cambridge, MA The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent national nonprofit that uses science to protect our health, safety, and environment. We are scientists, engineers, economists, activists, and everyday people who develop and advocate for innovative, practical solutions to some of our planets most pressing problemsfrom combating global warming and developing sustainable ways to feed, power, and transport ourselves, to fighting misinformation, advancing racial equity, and reducing the threat of nuclear war. We are looking for a motivated data-minded individual to join our Database Operations Team. Our team is responsible for managing our donor and supporter data and databases, including maintaining data integrity and creating data solutions to meet staff needs. We work closely with Development and Program Staff to support their work. Requirements Qualifications and Experience * Data entry experience; Familiarity with complex relational databases * Comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook * Ability to learn new systems and follow detailed directions with high degree of accuracy and attention to detail * Ability to work collaboratively as a team player on occasional projects Will spend extended periods at computer. UCS is an equal opportunity employer actively seeking to diversify its staff. In particular, were dedicated to broadening opportunities for individuals from demographic groups that are historically underrepresented in the sciences and in environmental advocacy. Were also committed to building an inclusive workplace culture where talented people of widely diverse backgrounds can thrive. We believe the inclusion of culturally diverse perspectives will improve our work and produce better societal and environmental outcomes for all, including historically disenfranchised communities. Benefits Details: This is a full-time position either based in UCSs Cambridge, MA office or remote. For those who meet all position requirements, the salary is $46,000. UCS offers excellent benefits and a rewarding work environment. Information about the organization is available at [ Comparable training and/or experience can be substituted for degrees when appropriate. More about the team: Our team is made up of a dedicated group of researchers, scientists, communicators, campaigners, and advocates from wide-ranging backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and a collaborative and supportive work environment where all staff can thrive. We continually strive to create an environment which is a welcoming place for the LGBTQ+ community, people of color, parents, empty-nesters, and people with a wide variety of interests and backgrounds. A note on the pandemic: During the coronavirus pandemic our staff are working from home. We will resume working from our offices, travel, and in-person meetings when it is safe to do so. To Apply: We know there are great candidates who wont check all of these boxes, and we also know you might bring important skills that we havent considered. If thats you, dont hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. Please upload a cover letter and resume. In the cover letter, please confirm that the listed salary meets your expectations. Upload materials in Word or PDF format only. No phone calls, please. Deadline: December 1 or until filled

Keywords: Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge , Database Operations Assistant, IT / Software / Systems , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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