Database Administrator and Analyst

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What Carya is Hiring for:

Calgary is a complex city filled with incredible opportunities and dynamic challenges for those who call it home.

For over 110 years, carya has worked diligently to meet the evolving needs of Calgarians by providing members of our community with the tools they need to be stronger, more connected, and more resilient.

Today we offer over 40 programs for individuals and families at all stages of life. From providing mental health supports to fostering multi-generational wellness and strong families – carya’s dedicated team of professionals plays an essential role in ensuring a vibrant and healthy future for all Calgarians.
About the Role
is searching for a Database Administrator and Analyst who will report to the Director, Impact and Evaluation and work interdepartmentally and interact directly with all database users and managers. The Database Administrator and Analyst is an advocate for the Penelope CRM and helps to appropriately expand its use and its ability to inform organizational decision-making. The Data Analyst also work across the organization to support improved evaluation processes and leverage data to clearly articulate the impact of carya programming and activities to a variety of audiences. Key responsibilities include:

  • Data Collection                 
  • Staff Training                               
  • Database Management                                        
  • Data Analysis         

Who You Are

  • A highly motivated and proactive self-starter with a high degree of attention to detail.
  • An analytical thinker who values research, process and has strong project management skills.
  • A result-oriented individual with strong decision making and problem-solving abilities.
  • A proven collaborator with exceptional written communication skills.
  • An enthusiastic team-player who excels in a fast-paced environment

What You’ll Do

  • Maintaining the integrity of data collected and stored
  • Creating efficiencies in the way data is collected, managed, and interpreted within the organization
  • Training staff on data and evaluation related software and processes
  • Using your programming and data analysis skills
  • Being the point person with software providers and external contractors related to the database
  • Addressing queries delivered to the data/evaluation helpdesk email inbox
  • Extracting, migrating, merging, and cleaning data from carya databases
  • Enhancing reporting capabilities and capacity across the organization

What You Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other equivalent qualifications
  • Completion of at least an undergraduate quantitative research methods course that used SPSS or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience in information systems and database management and practical experience in data analysis
  • At least one year’s experience in managing data and evaluation processes, preferably in the not-for-profit sector
  • Experience using CRM software, business intelligence software, and data management software
  • Demonstrated respect for confidentiality and strong sense of professional ethics 

Competencies Required for Success in this Role

  • Critical Thinking
  • Collaboration
  • Cultural Humility
  • Participant Orientation
  • Adaptability
  • Ownership and Quality of Work

Why Join Team carya
When you join team carya, you are joining over 100 passionate professionals who exemplify our values of Community, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect, and Stewardship. Our employees are the heart of our organization and work collaboratively to meet the unique and evolving needs of over 40,000 Calgarians.

At carya, we take care of our people and proudly provide our employees with:

  • Exceptional work life balance including paid vacation time off, personal time off each month and office closures during the year.
  • A supportive and flexible work environment that includes professional development opportunities and hybrid work when possible.
  • A focus on health and wellbeing including access to virtual mental and physical health supports, employer paid extended health benefits, dental benefits, an annual health spending account and Employer matched RRSP contributions
  • Recognition that people are a combination of many intersecting identities; we work to cultivate an environment that welcomes the whole person, and harnesses the strength that is available in our diversity, creating a rich and inclusive workplace.

The Database Administrator and Analyst will receive a comprehensive total compensation package including:

  • Annual salary of $54,421 to $60,563
  • Employer paid premiums for extended health benefits and 50/50 share of dental premiums
  • Up to 7% RRSP matching
  • Annual Health Spending Account
  • Three (3) weeks paid vacation pro-rated to start date and eligible for use in the first year of employment
  • Monthly Personal Time Off (PTO) day
  • Paid office closure days between Christmas and New Year
  • Discretionary Day of Observation each year for use on a day that is of personal significance
  • Access to bereavement leave
  • Agency provided property as needed by the role

Closing Date: Until Suitable Candidate is Found

How to Apply
Please submit a PDF of your cover letter and résumé, with job title in the subject line, to: prior to 11:59pm on the stated closing date.  We thank all those who expressed their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Equal Employment Opportunities, Requesting an Accommodations Statement and other Employment Statements

Carya is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neuro-diversity, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds. Carya is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. To request an accommodation, please contact HR by email at in advance of your interview.

The successful candidate must satisfactorily complete a Criminal Record Check.

carya – Nurturing the Potential in Every Calgarian

Location / region:

This listing from Carya is available in Calgary.

About Carya:

At carya (formerly Calgary Family Services), we know that the strength of our community is rooted in its people.  That’s why we’ve dedicated more than 105 years of service to creating healthier, more connected communities in Calgary.


With numerous programs for youth, families, and older adults, we provide a spectrum of mental health and social inclusion services for people of all ages - from babies to youth to older adults - and their support networks. Our highly skilled team encourages thousands of Calgarians each year to discover their full potential and build flourishing relationships with their families and community.

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