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Job Title: Advancement Assistant Database Manager
Role: The Advancement Assistant Database Manager (AADM) has College-wide responsibility in assisting with the day-to-day operation, maintenance, and user support of the College’s Advancement administrative data reporting software and the online social networking community for college constituencies. The AADM must ensure the accuracy and efficiency of database operations. The AADM provides documentation and direct support and training to users of the college-wide Advancement applications.
The person in this position must maintain a working knowledge of the various administrative functions of the College and assist in overseeing user support for their data reporting needs, as well as directly providing necessary data reports (such as an Annual Donor Honor Roll). Other responsibilities include: maintaining and updating entries in the Advancement database Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge (RE) and web applications, including Blackbaud NetCommunity (BBNC) to ensure data integrity; creating and testing BBNC online forms; writing, analyzing and enforcing policies and procedures; coordinating with ITS and other staff to establish connections between the Advancement database and other systems (on campus and otherwise); serving as troubleshooter and providing training and general support for RE and BBNC users.
The AADM reports to the Santa Fe campus Director of Advancement Services but also functions as part of the college-wide data management team. The AADM must have strong communication, project management and interpersonal skills and be willing to learn new tasks, software and databases.
Major Duties and Responsibilities: Assist Data Managers with providing system support for the college’s Advancement administrative data reporting systems to ensure data reporting functions are operating effectively and reliably. This responsibility includes, but is not limited to regularly assisting the Data Managers in monitoring application performance to identify areas in need of attention, and coordinating actions to maintain expected performance levels. Assist the Data Managers with coordinating and developing complex Advancement reports to streamline college-wide administrative processes, data handling, and reporting needs. This includes assisting with gathering and evaluating customer development needs for Advancement data reporting, assist with designing, developing, testing and supporting report development efforts for users, implementing and integrating third party software and end-user tools (e.g. Crystal report writers, BBNC, CX, Microsoft Office software). Assisting with coordinating, and performing application, database, and report development efforts. Using and assisting to maintain an annual calendar of cyclical needs and events associated with the use of applications and data. Assist in working with developers of third-party software applications, such as, Wealth Engine, to coordinate data migration to and from RE and BBNC. Assist the Data Managers with providing information, advice, and support to users of the Advancement data reporting systems. Assist the Data Managers with Blackbaud NetCommunity registration forms, email management, alumni community profiles and web pages for the college. Assisting users with the effective use of database and web applications. Creating, acquiring, and maintaining user support documentation as needed. Assisting user support staff with designing and arranging user training for new implementations, employee orientations, and the ongoing use of database and web applications. Help with providing policy, procedures and support including end-user training and guides. Review and update new user requests, profile updates, and event registrations. Performs other duties as assigned.
Expectations: Excellent problem solving, time management and organizational skills. Ability to work at a detailed level while maintaining an overall project perspective. Ability to build productive working relationships with people throughout the college-wide community. Ability to customize, maintain, and support advancement applications according to customer needs and design specifications. Ability to think strategically. Accomplish departmental goals, and identify and address problems and opportunities as they arise.
Supervision Received: Director of Advancement Services.
Supervision Given: Student Workers.
Compensation: $37,389 per year.
Status: Full-time, 35 hours per week, contract position.
Knowledge and Skills:
Experience: Two years to five years of similar or related experience. Experience in a higher education institution is preferred.
Education: Bachelor’s degree. A concentration in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or Information Technology preferred.
Interpersonal Skills: Courtesy, tact and diplomacy are essential elements of this job. Work involves much personal contact with others inside and/or outside the college for purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, or soliciting cooperation.
Other Skills: Strong application support background, a proven ability to work with system users, excellent problem solving skills. Experience with report writer tools (e.g. Raisers Edge, MS-Access, MS-Excel, Crystal Reports), other MS Windows applications is desired. Blackbaud NetCommunity experience is preferred. Experience with project management, operational planning, and user education programming preferred.
To Apply: Send resume, letter of intent, salary history and names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resume packets will be accepted until interviews begin.
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Job Title: Web Technical Developer
Reports To: ITS Operations Manager
General Purpose: The Web Technical Developer (WTD) is responsible for technical architecture, implementation and management of the St. John’s College public and internal web sites. This is a position that provides service to both campuses and can be stationed on either campus. The WTD is responsible for technical architecture, implementation and management of the sites. This person also develops a large array of web applications for the automation of internal operations such as electronic forms, workflow, and information access, as well as for integration with institutional databases.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
15% Provides technical maintenance and management of the College’s web sites and servers (Linux system administration.) This includes selecting, installing, and maintaining tools for web site management, web-database integration, and other functionality as needed for the development of the public web site or intranet
15% Design and implement a technical web architecture that best supports the public web and intranet needs of the college.
15% Develop systems and applications to automate college processes, and to integrate data from disparate administrative systems.
20% In collaboration with the communications directors manages website infrastructure, architecture, user experience and content management. Also collaborates with the college Webmaster and the web team to provide web server, development, and other resources to support the production of the public web site.
10% Works closely with departments on both campuses in order to understand how web enabled forms, workflow, data access and information distribution may enable their operations and achieve their goals, and to implement such systems and applications.
25% Implement a college intranet including authenticated access to faculty, staff and student segments. Performs related duties as required.
Qualifications: BA/BS Degree, three years demonstrated experience developing significant web applications featuring interactive forms and database connectivity or acceptable combination of education and experience.
Compensation: Grade 12, Minimum Salary $47,355.00 . Excellent benefit package.
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
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