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Associate Director of Application and Web Development
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted May 21, 2024
Title Associate Director of Application and Web Development
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department University Advancement
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Information Technology
The Associate Director of Application and Web Development plays a pivotal role within our Application Support team, focusing on driving the success of fundraising and engagement initiatives within the Division of University Advancement. Central to this role is the continual improvement and progression of our Salesforce-based Affinaquest Advancement RM system and web-based technologies that directly engage constituents. This entails a commitment to innovation and collaborative partnerships with internal teams and university stakeholders.

The Associate Director of Application and Web Development:
  • Leads and oversees the development of complex solutions based on requirements from University Advancement leadership.
  • Contributes to the design of the division’s overall digital and integration ecosystem.
  • Translates high-level requirements into user stories and actionable items for implementation.
  • Implements and supports integrations between Salesforce, legacy systems, and new platforms.
  • Manages DevOps processes and release lifecycle, including scheduling, coordination, and management of vendor and internally developed releases.
  • Develops and ensures consistent execution of release processes and procedures, leveraging available tools and services to facilitate deployment by internal and external resources into production.

The Associate Director leads the creation and execution of tests for updates to ensure the acceptance criteria is met and existing functionality is not impacted, creation of seed data, and completion of complex test automation. As a member of a highly skilled and evolving team, the Associate Director will have opportunities to partake in skillset development to further their technical knowledge and capabilities and career development.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UBF comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our UBF benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
Division of University Advancement
Building stronger connections with UB’s nearly 300,000 alumni and donors worldwide is critical to the university’s goal: to situate UB among the nation’s top 25 public research universities. UB alumni and friends are grateful and generous, supporting the largest, most ambitious fundraising campaign the university has ever launched. Through Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for UB, we seek to raise $1 billion. We invite you to join our University Advancement team and be part of our historic efforts.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities

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