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Application Analyst, University Advancement
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 2, 2022
Title Application Analyst, University Advancement
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
  • Professional Staff
  • Institutional Advancement
    Information Technology

Position Summary
Under the general direction of the Assistant Vice President for Advancement Services, the Application Analyst performs troubleshooting, maintenance, and optimization of existing software applications and makes recommendations for digital application systems and processes to enhance workflow and business productivity. In addition, the Analyst supports the information management needs of divisional leadership and colleagues. The Analyst will follow current industry rules and regulations, ensuring solutions are in compliance with regulatory requirements.

The Application Analyst reports to the Sr. Director of Application Services and is part of a customer-centered Advancement Services team focused on supporting the successful fundraising and engagement efforts of the Division of University Advancement.

Key duties will include:
Coordinate and link applications to increase compatibility for information sharing
Develop, maintain, and customize new reports (or modify existing reports) for end-user knowledge generation
Monitor and maintain various data feeds to and from the alumni and donor database ensuring data exchanges are completed in a secure, timely and accurate manner
Perform application and data analysis to review program progress and inform decision making
Respond to ad-hoc data requests
Develop, document, test and revise system procedures and reports

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

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.

Salary: $55,000 – $65,000

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and experience will be considered
One to three years programming experience
Experience with relational databases and reporting
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with SQL and Oracle
Experience with Crystal Reports or a similar reporting tool
Experience with Tableau or a similar data visualizing application

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