Analyst III – Web Applications and Developer

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Analyst III – Web Applications and Developer

Alumni Affairs and Development

Temporary full-time from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2023
Temporary absence of the regular incumbent
Hiring #: 2021-0081

Please read the Application Instructions before applying

The department of Alumni Affairs & Development (AA&D) is a central service at the University of Guelph, accountable for raising money for the institution’s strategic priorities through the identification and alignment of donors and prospective donors. The division has recently undergone a re-organization to support the vision to attract $50-million in sustained annual philanthropic support (over a five to eight-year period) and to be one of Canada’s most sought-after advancement organizations. As a member of Alumni Affairs and Development, the Analyst III – Web Applications and Developer exemplifies the recently defined department values of respect, empowerment, integrity, appreciation and forward focus.

This role is part of the AA&D, Information Systems team reporting into the Associate Director, Information Services. Working within our CRM system and internet solutions (Blackbaud CRM, BBIS), this role ensures that front-end users, including our external constituents, can successfully create connections with the institution including donation management, crowdfunding, peer to peer fundraising, tribute giving, event registration and information updates. Our core web platform, Drupal 7x, is critical for ensuring our constituents can safely navigate and locate information that is secure and enjoyable user experience. In addition, this role ensures data integrity via API connections between on-premises and cloud-based applications. Support for our cloud-based applications and the integration of data including documentation, business process, user case creation, testing, business analysis and task analysis is required.

Requirements for this position include:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related field and three to five (3-5) years’ experience as an analyst, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong understanding of the fundraising applications in a higher education/not for profit environment
  • Experience training end users in the use of computer software applications and experience related to customer service delivery in a technical field
  • Demonstrated familiarity with enterprise software packages that include Microsoft .NET, Visual Studio, Blackbaud Development (SDK)
  • HTML5, CSS, jquery and various CMS platform experience
  • Ability to analyze and critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconciling conflicts and deconstructing high-level information into details
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written

(Covering) Position Number 395-020
Classification P04
Professional/Managerial Salary Bands

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

Posting Date: 2021 02 22
Closing Date: 2021 03 08