17 days old

Database Specialist

Brilliant Detroit
Detroit, MI 48210

Database Specialist 

Full Time

Salary: 30,000-35,000

Brilliant Detroit seeks a Database Support Staff to ensure that data is flowing into the database system regularly and accurately. This position will report to the Database Manager as part of the Operations Department.  This work will be done in accordance with the core principles of our Detroit-based non-profit team, described below:


With, For, and By: This work is guided by the leadership and ongoing input of our participants.

Coordinated and Continuous: Evidence-based programs are coordinated to meet the goals and  needs of participants continuously throughout early childhood.

Whole Family and Holistic: Evidence-based programs operate holistically, meeting an array of needs to improve literacy, health, and family stability. These programs focus not just on children but on caregivers as well.

Love, Safety, and Growth: It takes creating an atmosphere of love and safety, where people feel truly seen and cared for, before we can grow.

Asset-Based: Everybody has a gift or talent that they can share and a purpose they can play in building kid success neighborhoods.

Neighbor-to-Neighbor Across Zip Codes: Brilliant Detroit offers opportunities for people to connect and build community as neighbors regardless of the zip code in which they live.


Activities and Responsibilities 

  • Prepare data sheets and regularly upload data into the database via the forms that are used to collect it.

  • Monitor the database for duplicates and merge them appropriately as they are identified

  • Work with staff to rectify irregularities in data

  • Assist Data Manager with creating reporting tools in Apricot database

  • Assist Data Manager with coordinating and maintaining training tools for staff and overall system efficiency

  • Help troubleshoot and improve data flows

  • Create new forms in the database as new programs and evaluations are implemented

  • Work alongside team members

  • Participate in training and staff development as required

  • Serve on network committees or work groups, as assigned

  • Perform other duties, as assigned


  • Degree in Information Sciences, Computer Science, Organization Studies, or a related field preferred 

  • Experience working with data and/or databases, especially Apricot Social Solutions 

  • Strong, demonstrated technological proficiency with Google Drive, especially Google Sheets

  • One to three years in non-profit or community settings preferred

  • Strong written and oral communications skills

  • Ability to coordinate multiple stakeholders and team members around a goal

  • Work with minimal up-front guidance and the ability to take ownership of work product


Brilliant Detroit provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Brilliant Detroit complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Posted: 2022-05-05 Expires: 2022-06-04

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