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Database Developer (posted 4/15).


Middle School Librarian (posted 3/5)


NOTE: If you are interested in inquiring about a job or providing your resume for future consideration, please contact the following people:
  • Upper School faculty - Kathy Posey, Assistant to the Upper School Head
  • Middle School faculty - Janet Best, Middle School Administrative Assistant
  • Physical Plant - Shannon Sewell, Physical Plant Director
  • School Administration - Carole Weems, Assistant to the Headmaster

Database Developer
This full time staff position is responsible for design, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of new and existing database systems. The ideal candidate will be able to maintain legacy databases and, where appropriate, migrate them to web based applications. This position reports to the Information Systems Director.

  • Migrate data to and from Salesforce
  • Design, develop, and maintain web-based business processes and database applications
  • Maintain and modify MS Access databases used by various departments
  • Maintain and modify MS SQL and MySQL databases
  • Provide expert level support to users with software-related issues or problems as necessary
  • Create scripts for data maintenance and automation
  • Create necessary technical and architectural documentation
  • Create and modify reports
Skills and Qualifications
BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience, 3+ years of experience in multiple database

  • Intermediate MS Access skills, including visual basic programming
  • SQL Server skills – SQL Query Development, SQL scripts, ODBC, database logins and permissions, etc.
  • Report writing proficiency (Crystal Reports and Microsoft Access)
  • Proficiency with Windows operating systems
  • Moderate to expert knowledge in Java Script, AJAX, HTML, JSON and XML
  • Business analysis experience in a programming or development role
  • Knowledge of application development life-cycle including coding, testing, debugging and documentation
  • Ability to acquire new skills as needed
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to translate end user needs into an IT solution
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to recognize inefficiencies in processes (operational or technical) and the ability to design solutions to address these issues
  • Ability to interact with internal clients and project stakeholders as well as external vendor representatives
Application Instructions
To apply for this position please email the following to Robert Wilson, IT Director, at
  • Cover letter outlining your interest in the position
  • Resume
  • Contact information for 3 professional references
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

McCallie School is seeking an energetic, service oriented, creative, technologically grounded, person to serve as Middle School Librarian. This person will collaborate with the faculty on research projects and nurture a culture of reading within our community. The librarian will work with the Upper School Librarian on collection development as we continue building a 21st Century learning library. The candidate should have a knowledge and appreciation of adolescent boys. This is a 10 month position.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Teaching Information Literacy Classes
  • Building and managing a program for parent library volunteers
  • Collaborating with faculty on research projects, cross-curricular ideas, and resources
  • Providing students with one on one help with research
  • Offering reading recommendations and soliciting recommendations from students, faculty, and staff
  • Working with the administration to design an engaging middle school summer reading program
  • Developing and managing the middle school collection including databases, e-books, books, reference books, CDs, periodicals, and the professional collection, including books on boys
  • Managing the online circulation and cataloging system
  • Giving talks and presentations during parent orientation and to prospective middle school parent
Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
  • An MLS from an ALA accredited university
  • Experience working in school libraries
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite Applications
  • Commitment to reading and recommending YA Literature
  • Evidence of a personal commitment to promoting and pursing continuing education and personal development

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and list of references to Lynn Goss, Middle School Head, 500 Dodds Avenue, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37404. If you have any questions, email Janet Best, Administrative Assistant to the Middle School Head, or call her at 423.493.5596
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