University Development’s purpose is to support the mission of the university by raising private resources from alumni, friends, and other constituents to enhance financial support for students, faculty, programs, and facilities. University Development provides leadership and centralized development services to the 30+ other development shops across campus, serving as a focal point for principal/major gifts, gift planning, annual giving efforts, prospect management, corporate and foundation relations, stewardship, and communications.
Operationally, University Development provides university-wide information services including the implementation and ongoing support of the University’s alumni and development system(s), prospect and donor research, gift processing, data management, training, and support.
The Office of University Development is seeking an experienced developer with strong SQL skills to develop customizations and custom applications in support of alumni and development operations at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This includes the conception, project management, development, delivery, and ongoing support of comprehensive and integrated solutions to help the University and its associated foundations meet and exceed their goals. This includes integrating off-the-shelf solutions, as well as, developing systems, applications and/or web services internally. This position requires advanced software development skills, and will work as part of the Application and Web Services team within University Development. With an emphasis on customer service, this individual will develop strong partnerships with users throughout the campus in order to fully understand their business processes and requirements while determining which technologies and services are needed.
This person will work closely with customers across the University and its affiliated foundations, as well as interaction with outside vendors, alumni, and donors.
Education and Experience:
Our enterprise fundraising system is highly customizable, and the #1 technical skill required is the ability to read and write complex SQL. You should have the ability to write functions, stored procedures, and generally write complex SQL. Experience with VB.NET and/or C# is also required. Data Modeling Experience is also useful – understanding of tables, triggers, keys, constraints, and indexes. Problem Solving – Think critically to solve complex issues. Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills. The ideal candidate will also have some experience with XML and basic understanding of HTML and CSS.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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