Resource Database Specialist

Website United Ways of Vermont

Resource Database Curator

Reports to:

Executive Director

Location: Remote within the state of Vermont. Must be able to attend a monthly in-person meeting in Essex Junction, VT.

Summary

The Resource Database Curator works to ensure that accurate and up-to-date information about health, human, government, and community services is included and maintained in the Vermont 211 database. The Resource Database Curator also proactively gathers information about new health, human, government, and community service programs and tracks major changes in existing programs for inclusion in the 211 database.

Job Requirements

· Bachelor’s Degree in human services, library sciences, or related field

· Associates Degree plus minimum of four years of experience working in human services or related field

· Computer experience required; database software experience preferred

· Experience in community collaboration or non-profit sector exposure preferred

Personal Qualifications

Excellent written communication skills, including spelling, grammar, and the ability to summarize lengthy documents
Strong interpersonal and verbal skills, including excellent telephone manner
Demonstrated commitment to adherence to commonly understood professional standards
Ability to organize and systematize a diverse workload
Demonstrated capacity to work independently, as well as an ability to work as a team member
Responsibilities

Updates information in the Vermont 211 Database according to established procedures
Reads local newspapers, community listservs, and other relevant media sources to learn of new programs and services and keep abreast of local issues affecting health and human services, as well as broad social issues and changes that impact human services in Vermont
Attends staff meetings, team meetings, on-site trainings, conferences, and workshops to improve professional skills
Works toward achieving program quality assurance goals
Represents Vermont 211 and United Ways of Vermont effectively to agencies and groups both on the telephone and in-person
Works toward certification as a Community Resource Specialist/Database Curator by the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS)
Other duties as assigned

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