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Analyst III – Web Applications And Developer

Job ID03-14-67-78-7E-55
CompanyUniversity Of Guelph
Date Posted2021-02-23
Posted Until2021-03-25
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryInformation Technology
Analyst III – Web Applications and Developer

Temporary, full-time position (from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2023) – Guelph, ON

The Alumni Affairs and Development (AA&D) department is a central service at the University of Guelph, by raising money for the institution’s strategic priorities through the identification and alignment of donors and prospective donors. AA&D has recently undergone a re-organization to support the vision to attract $50-million in sustained annual philanthropic support (over a period of five to eight years) and to be one of Canada’s most sought-after advancement organizations.

As an Analyst III – Web Applications and Developer, you’ll be part of the AA&D Information Systems team and, as such, exemplify the recently defined department values of respect, empowerment, integrity, appreciation and forward focus. Reporting to the Associate Director, Information Services, and working within our CRM system and internet solutions (Blackbaud CRM, BBIS), you’ll ensure that front-end users, including our external constituents, can successfully create connections with the institution. These will include donation management, crowdfunding, peer-to-peer fundraising, tribute giving, event registration and information updates.

Our core web platform, Drupal 7x, is critical for ensuring our constituents can safely navigate and locate information that is secure and have an enjoyable user experience. You’ll contribute to these goals by ensuring data integrity via API connections between on-premises and cloud-based applications, and providing support for our cloud-based applications and the integration of data, including documentation, business process, user case creation, testing, business analysis and task analysis.


To assume the role of Analyst III – Web Applications and Developer, you must be equally comfortable working on your own and in a team environment, and possess:

 Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related field, and three (3) to five (5) years’ experience as an analyst, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
 Strong understanding of fundraising applications in a higher education/not-for-profit environment.
 Experience training end users in the use of computer software applications.
 Experience related to customer service delivery in a technical field.
 Demonstrated familiarity with enterprise software packages that include Microsoft .NET, Visual Studio, and Blackbaud Development (SDK).
 Experience with HTML5, CSS, jQuery and various CMS platforms.
 Ability to analyze and critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconciling conflicts and deconstructing high-level information into details.
 Ability to work well independently and in a team environment.
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.

The University of Guelph ( is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive comprehensive institutions, with a record of outstanding scholarship in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical and engineering sciences, agriculture and veterinary sciences. This is your chance to join us in our endeavour to improve life.
How To ApplyTo view a detailed posting for the role of Analyst III – Web Applications and Developer, please go to our website at Applications, quoting Hiring #2021-0081, must be sent to:

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.