University Of California Davis , CA 95616
Posted 3 weeks ago
Advancement Services manages centralized Gift Acceptance and Processing and Advance System Support to departmental staff campus-wide. Services provided includes, client programming support from Advance, data/information management, data analysis, system auditing and compliance, formulation and implementation of gift policies, acceptance and processing of gifts, and user documentation and training. Processing unit is critical to the strategic initiatives of the campus as it is utilized by campus departments and by UCOP in performing complex financial analyses and predictive modeling. Advancement Services is the office of record for the alumni and donors of the University of California, Davis.
The division of Development and Alumni Relations (DEVAR) embrace(s) and value(s) diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). We are committed to employing and retaining a diverse workforce and have programs and policies in place to ensure all employees can succeed regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, gender transition status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship or service in the uniformed services, including protected veterans. In acknowledgment of historical and current injustices faced by marginalized members of our global UC Davis community, we are firmly committed to supporting our Principles of Community and applying tenets of diversity, equity, and inclusion into every aspect of our everyday work and organizational culture.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Business Intelligence (BI), work as part of the Advancement Services team supporting fund raising at UC Davis. Work with product owners, business analysts, and business unit stakeholders to turn business functionality requests in the form of user stories into technical deliverables that meet the requirements of the project. Serve on the delivery team within Advancement Services to coordinate and oversee that the products and services provided meet the quality and deadline objectives using the Agile SCRUM methodology. As part of the BI delivery team, help lead efforts to support Advancement Services products including (Advance Web, iModules, Reeher, Michelangelo, Online giving system etc.). Participate in determining how newly acquired data should be stored in the database to best meet user needs and be consistent with existing data. Analyze institutional business needs, system resources, and end user needs to improve existing data management processes. Independently specify, test, and debug user interfaces and SQL queries and programming code. Develop and enforce data standards. Consult with product owners and other delivery team members to devise and implement the technology solutions that meet the objectives for the user story/use case. As needed, develop implementation plans and conduct project management activities. Analyze processes, create documentation, and develop and oversee the training for internal and external use. Make recommendations for programmatic data correction, including data downloading, analyzing, programmatic correction, and uploading into an enterprise scale database environment for improving and enforcing data standards. Provide analysis and development across a variety of platforms, including data mapping. Provide general system administration, installation, file management and perform data update transfers using available tools.
This is not an H1-B opportunity.
$66,600.00/yr. - $125,800.00 (Departmental budgeted salary is $5.550.00/mo. - $7,490.00/mo. commensurate with experience.)
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Use good judgment, confidentiality, and discretion in communicating with colleagues and constituents.
Demonstrate strong customer service orientation.
Demonstrate consistent follow-through and communication regarding tasks and assignments.
Apply organizational skills to plan, organize, and assist in coordination and completion of projects and activities.
Adapt quickly to new systems to keep pace in a growing, changing environment. Learn new technology and develop new skills.
Utilize technical skills to develop complex spreadsheets and presentation materials.
Utilize the ability to make presentations to a variety of audiences.
Work with a diverse community and initiate and maintain cooperative and positive relationships with co-workers, managers, supervisors, customers, and clients
Demonstrate trustworthiness and personal integrity sufficient to represent the university on fundraising policies and procedures.
Demonstrate ability to absorb and understand complex technical and conceptual information and concepts.
The Smoke and Tobacco Free Environment policy is intended to provide a healthier, safer, and more productive work and learning environment for the entire UC community. The University of California prohibits smoking and tobacco use at all University owned or leased properties, or facilities operated by UC staff or faculty. Smoking and tobacco use are strictly prohibited in indoor and outdoor spaces, parking lots, residential space, and University vehicles. https://ucdavispolicy.ellucid.com/documents/view/271
Experience in understanding complex technical and conceptual information, identifying key issues and details, and presenting understandable alternatives to both technical and non-technical users orally and in writing.
Professional programming experience using Structured Query Language (SQL) - Oracle Procedural Language (PL/SQL) or C#.
Business experience with an understanding of operational and customer requirements within an institution of significant complexity and breadth.
Experience with documenting processes and procedures.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) :
Analytical, problem-solving, and management skills to independently research, develop, and recommend solutions to complex problems and issues.
Skills to develop report specifications from customer requirements and develop reports that represent the data.
Interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with management, peer institutions, software vendors, donors, customers, students, staff, and/or university administrators.
Experience supporting not-for-profit or fundraising environments such as annual fund and/or a membership program.
Experience working as part of an Agile, SCRUM, or KANBAN team.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) :
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy (ucop.edu) covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.
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