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Associate Director of Application and Web Development

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Associate Director of Application and Web Development

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University Advancement

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UB Foundation Activities

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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

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working with:
    • PHP, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript
    • SQL and Oracle and/or relational databases reporting
    • Payment gateways
    • 3rd party APIs
    • Content management system
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with:
    • Salesforce development
    • OpenShift
    • Laravel PHP framework
    • DevOps (dev/stg/prod.)
    • payment gateway and API
  • Certifications:
    • Salesforce Java Developer after 18 months in service
    • Salesforce Platform Developer I after 18 months in service
    • Salesforce Platform Developer II after 24 months in service
    • Salesforce Administrator
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Salary Range
$85,000 - $100,000

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The salary range reflects our good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible compensation at the time of posting, the role and associated responsibilities, and the experience, education, and training of the selected candidate.


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Judy Mackey

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UB is New York’s largest public university, one of America’s leading research universities and a flagship in the SUNY system.

UB is a top 40 university in a top city in which to attend college, and with more than 1,300 acres across three unique campuses, there is always something new to explore. Regular shuttle service takes students between North Campus and South Campus, and the Downtown Campus is easily accessible by Metro Rail

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