Database Manager

May 3, 2023
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Job Description

We are searching for someone passionate about data and all that it entails. You’ll advocate for our data-driven processes and look for ways for our team to improve each ministry planning experience.

We want to ensure our congregation can connect quickly, and this is why this role is so important for our team members to gather the information they need. Our database manager will keep our team up to date with current information from our database system called Planning Center Online and will ensure data collection and entry is managed with excellence.

Collaborate in developing and implementing streamlined policies and procedures that impact Planning Center Online.
Be passionate about end-user engagement by creating useful reports and ensuring seamless event registrations and check-in processes.
Assist our ministry teams in analyzing growth, participation, and the story it tells.
Enable our team members to use our database system; this includes training, sharing best practices, new system/feature launches, and system troubleshooting.
Work in partnership with our lead database administrator to build and refine new features, manage database performance, and clean up any inconsistencies in the data.
Perform regular audits to ensure the integrity of the information in the Planning Center and recommend optimal/near-optimal solutions to complex challenges.
Assist with integrating other church systems with the Planning Center Online database.

A dynamic and growing relationship with Christ, and live a way of life that is Jesus-focused.
Some college coursework in database management or information technology (IT) would be beneficial.
To thrive in this role, we’ll need you to have 1-2 years of experience in database management or a closely related profession.
Experienced with Planning Center software and has a strong understanding of database management principles.
Have an uncanny ability to enter data with amazing accuracy while having the ability to think both creatively and analytically when reviewing data.
Ability to protect and manage confidential information with grace and discretion.
The weekly schedule is Sunday to Thursday, and days off will be Friday and Saturday.

Sagebrush is a multisite church with multiple community locations based in the beautiful State of New Mexico. The church has a thriving local community and online services that reach worldwide. Sagebrush offers a casual environment where people can experience contemporary worship and engage with one another through the teaching of the Bible.

At Sagebrush, we’re committed to our mission “To Know Christ and To Make Christ Known.”

During the selection process, Sagebrush Church’s practice is to provide preference to those who attend a weekly service and align with the Staff Covenant and Church Values and beliefs. In addition, we offer an excellent benefits package, including paid time-off, medical, dental, and vision health plans, employer-sponsored life insurance, and retirement plans. But really, we’re just an amazing place to work!

Our beliefs and core values are the driving factors for what we do as a church. If you think this role might be for you, check us out at, read our church beliefs, watch service, and submit your resume to

Not ready for this step? That’s ok; we have a fantastic Apprenticeship Program where people can learn more about working in ministry.