The Irrigation Association is seeking a database manager in our Fairfax, Virginia office. The Irrigation Association team is a hardworking group that serves the irrigation industry by promoting efficient irrigation through advocacy and professional development. We support our member companies who feed the world and provide healthy spaces for kids to play.
This position is responsible for managing and overseeing the overall integrity of the iMIS database (desktop version and RiSE) and coordinating with third-party contractors or consultants to deliver projects. This position requires excellent organization, communication and project management skills. Candidate should be high-energy, organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated and be able to set, manage and meet priorities under quickly changing conditions. The database manager will report to the administration director and works closely with the business development director, professional development director and communications director.
The Irrigation Association has built a culture fueled by integrity, expertise, strong work ethic and a high level of commitment to the industry we serve. This has allowed us to become the recognized leader for the agriculture and landscape irrigation industry, promoting efficient irrigation technologies, products and services. We strive to create a work environment that is friendly, creative and supports a life-work balance.
In 2018 and again in 2019, the Irrigation Association was recognized as one of the Best Manufacturing Associations to Work for by the National Association of Manufacturers' Council of Manufacturing Organizations.
Duties and responsibilities:
Ensure the integrity of IA’s data.
Create queries for IA data reporting and analysis.
Audit the database to ensure records are up-to-date and eliminate duplicate records.
Export data in various forms for publishing: e.g., mailing lists, reports, etc.
Monitor interface from database to web directories and IA store.
Manage billing information and invoices for membership and certification renewals.
Understand and monitor the IA’s certification module with internal professional development staff.
Manage mailing list purchases and data comparisons.
Import data from the annual Irrigation Show and Education conference and other sources.
Oversee data entry projects and train staff on data entry.
Develop policies and standard operating procedures for all iMIS activities.
Provide recommendations on additional integration, system support and training for iMIS database.
Work with the finance department to continuously improve accounts receivable system.
Provide phone support assist with other projects as needed.
We are looking for someone who has:
an associate’s degree or higher.
three to five years of experience working with iMIS, both in desktop and RiSE.
experience with SQL and SSRS reports.
a strong attention to detail and is highly organized.
excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.
the ability to multi-task effectively.
the ability to work independently and as a team player.
proficient skills with Microsoft Office products.
website experience, networking and/or PC support preferred.
Travel to the Irrigation Show and Education Week (one week per year, November or December)
Full time, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Salary and benefits:
Salary range $60,000-$65,000 and commensurate with experience
100% company paid individual medical, dental and vision insurance coverage
Flexible spending account, 401(k) plan and tuition reimbursement after one year of service
Generous paid time off policy
Ten company paid holidays
Convenient location, shuttle to and from the Dunn Loring metro stop
Free parking, coffee lounge and access to building gym
Small, casual office atmosphere
Remote work policies are currently in place due to COVID
Email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:
Senior Administration Manager
No phone calls please.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Irrigation Association
The Irrigation Association is the leading membership organization for irrigation companies and professionals. Together with our members, we are committed to promoting efficient irrigation and to long-term sustainability of water resources for future generations.