Mar 07, 2018

Museum Collections Database Administrator UAE Careers - Mark Williams

  • Mark Williams
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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Job Description

Job Title:  Museum Collections Database Administrator

Company Name: Mark Williams

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Museum Collections Database Administrator due to an ongoing project within their company. They will train someone who has worked within museum collections on the system but a basic user knowledge would be required


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the collections database system by acting as principal liaison with outside vendors and other departments regarding database related projects
  • Coordinates regular updates of the on-line collections database and assists with the ongoing digitalization project by ensuring the smooth functioning of the database
  • Inputs new data; updates and corrects existing data; designs and generates forms and reports; monitors adherence to, and documents, data entry standards
  • Trains staff to use the collections management system
  • Prepares users documentation and training material, and compiles system documentation
  • Writes database documentation, standard procedures and definition (metadata)
  • Refines logical design so that it can be translated into specific data model
  • Maps out conceptual design for planned database online
  • Facilitates timely, service-oriented communication with international and domestic partners, clients, board members, museum staff and other colleagues;
  • Maintains contact database and provides efficient data processing;
  • Participates in meetings, research and special projects as assigned by the reporting unit.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Graduate Degree [First Cycle; Bachelor] in Engineering
  • One to five years of experience with client/server relational database management systems; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Fluency in English, fluency in Arabic or French

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