Database/Office Coordinator

Database/Office Coordinator

Our motto is “My School. My Choice. My Future.”

CATEC is looking for a Database/Office Coordinator. 

The impact you will have:

Your customers will be CATEC students, parents, staff, and the general public.   In addition, you will be a valued member of our front office team.

What CATEC is:

The Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center (CATEC) is a regional technical education center that helps high school students and adults obtain the jobs they seek. Our centralized, unified career development program helps students develop strategic approaches to cultivating their careers.

CATEC houses two academies which offer educational and career pathways for students in partnership with post-secondary institutions and employers. Click here to read about the other programs that we offer. Students in the academies may qualify to receive industry certifications and credentials. These credentials are a valuable tool to gain full-time employment in growth industries with livable wages. Graduates also may continue their education utilizing the dual enrollment credits they received while in high school. Jointly owned by the County of Albemarle and the City of Charlottesville, we have students from not only the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, but from all over Central Virginia.

Click here to read more about CATEC’s mission and vision.

Who we are:

We are a small, close-knit staff of approximately 30 professionals who are committed to preparing our students for the workforce and post-secondary education as we have been doing since 1973. We pride ourselves on being committed to our students, and we work closely with area businesses partners. As a result, our students are ready to enter the work force when they graduate, or they can use their training and certifications to pay for college tuition or pursue further training. Click here to see the list of who you will be working with.

What knowledge, skills, and abilities we need you to have:

Being the Database Coordinator necessitates you being well-versed in PowerSchool and the Microsoft Office Suite. You’ll also need to be tech-savvy with strong written and verbal communication skills. Because you are the first point-of-contact, exemplary customer service traits, being even-tempered, a positive attitude, and the ability to multi-task are critical. We want you to really enjoy interacting with high school students; we do what we do because of them. We strongly encourage collaboration, taking initiative, and being pro-active.

What you will be doing:

You will be working 12 months a year from 8:00am-4:30pm as an integral part of the high school division of CATEC. Your work will directly serve the local high school students who choose CATEC as an elective, their parents, and their CATEC instructors. Specifically, your roles will include managing CATEC’s student information system (SIS), training and supporting faculty users of the SIS, preparing and submitting local and state reports, coordinating student attendance and grade reports, and providing reception, technical, and clerical support to the Director and Assistant Principal.

What responsibilities you will have:  

Click here to read the job details.

Why you will want to work here with us:

  • We change lives through the valuable work that we do for the local high school students.
  • We pay well based on your years of experience and qualifications; this is in accordance with the Albemarle County Schools’ classified pay scale.
  • We offer the same great benefit package that Albemarle County does.
  • There are 12 paid holidays per fiscal year.
  • We are committed to the concept of life-long learning and professional development. You will have plenty of opportunities to enhance your skills and competencies. We have monthly staff meetings and chances to collaborate and support one another.
  • No two days are ever the same.
  • We follow the Albemarle County School Calendar; click here to see the current version.

This is what one of our graduates had to say about their training at CATEC:

“I will tell you, CATEC played a big part in where I’m at today. Making the decision to attend CATEC was one of the best decisions I ever made in my life. It is the school that helped shape my career, absolutely.”

Michael Lynch

Director of Plant Operations

Poplar Springs Hospital


Do you want to join our staff?

Please apply using this link to the Albemarle County Human Resources’ job openings page.

The position will be open until filled. If you have the qualifications we are looking for, you will be contacted for an interview. Feel free to contact Leslie Chisholm 434-973-4461 ext. 69013 or if you have any questions.



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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Hiring for Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center shall be accomplished without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status or disability unless otherwise permitted by Albemarle County policy, CATEC policy, or applicable law. Applicants hired by Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center must be citizens of the United States or legally authorized to work in the United States. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for persons with disabilities if requested.