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University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR) strengthens Berkeley's excellence through engagement with alumni, parents, undergraduate and graduate students, and friends of the University, raising public awareness about Berkeley and increasing private philanthropy. UDAR provides overall direction for the campus' philanthropic advancement strategies and works to strengthen unit development in partnership with campus fundraisers. The Division handles a range of central activities and services encompassing communications, stewardship, prospect development, gift management, and more.
Supervises the development of methods and procedures on new assignments and provides leadership to other members of department;
Applies advanced business systems concepts to define highly complex systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a good understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements;
Performs highly complex analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper system requirement specifications; writes Request for Proposals (RFPs) or portions of the RFP document;
Creates highly technical specifications for systems with broad impact on campus
Applies advanced technical project management concepts with a full understanding of project management practices and IT policies and procedures; provides analysis for highly complex, project related issues;
Monitors programs and projects from initiation through delivery, including oversight of system integration, project and campus communications, interface with vendors and managing risk;
May lead cross-functional teams to solve complex business or system issues;
Plans and executes unit integration and acceptance testing
Works with Gift Operations, Advancement Operations, the Fund raising Council (FRC), and Marketing Communications to assess business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment.
Requires advanced knowledge of business analysis function.
Must have knowledge relating to the design of applications programs across the campus.
Requires knowledge of other related areas of IT.
Knowledge of department processes and procedures.
Requires advanced skills associated with programming design, modification and implementation.
Requires interpersonal and communications skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Has skills needed to develop conversion and system implementation plans.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This is a full-time, 40-hours per week, career position.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.