Job Requisition Number: 25668. Advancement Operations Unit Overview
Advancement Operations develops and delivers the centralized business systems and services that support the work of UC Berkeley’s 30 decentralized fundraising units—helping them collaborate and communicate in order to maximize their collective results. Advancement Operations also provides governance through its role as the official source of alumni and fundraising data. The unit offers services that include advancement data management and enhancement, business intelligence and analytics, business process analysis and design, and customer support. Advancement Operations also oversees information technology systems and tools, including the Cal Advancement Data System (CADS), the database and tools used by advancement professionals to conduct research and record fundraising activity. Advancement Operations encompasses three units: Advancement Information Management, Information Technology, and Advancement Planning and Analysis.
Advancement Information Management Unit Overview
Advancement Information Management (AIM) is the office of record for data related to alumni, donors, and friends of UC Berkeley. AIM archives, enhances, and manages the data effectively and securely to help the advancement community meet programmatic and campaign goals by providing accurate, complete data that documents the campus’s relationship with its constituents. AIM works with advancement colleagues and external audiences to optimize data use and provide meaningful information about the success of engagement and fundraising activities through comprehensive reporting and analytics services. AIM also supports all campus programs with customer service on questions and issues related to CADS and advancement data.
This position involves analyzing largescale business processes and problems; developing solutions involving the use of computer systems, information flow and architecture; creating specifications for systems to meet requirements; validating requirements against needs; designing details of automated systems; planning and executing unit integration and acceptance testing. May lead crossfunctional teams to solve complex business or systems issues.
•Applies technical expertise and business analysis concepts and best practices to identify, evaluate, and define complex systems scope and objectives through research and factfinding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems . •Gathers, analyzes, prepares, and summarizes business and user needs, documenting requirements and revising existing system logic difficulties as necessary. •Creates complex specifications for processes and systems to meet user requirements. •Validates requirements against needs. •Applies business process and systems concepts to provide functional details of user requirements for complex automated systems. •Participates in crossfunctional teams to solve complex business or systems issues. •Applies professional project management concepts; and is able to apply IT and project management policies and procedures in managing complex assignments. •Implements the project management process in support of the campus' products and services involving departmental or crossfunctional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products. •Applies professional project management concepts; and is able to apply IT and project management policies and procedures in managing complex assignments. •Implements the project management process in support of the campus' products and services involving departmental or crossfunctional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products.•Requires thorough knowledge of business analysis function. •Must have knowledge relating to the design of business processes and applications programs. •Knowledge of department processes and procedures. •Requires skills associated with analysis of processes and problems, information flow and architecture. •Requires advanced communication, organization, and project management skills. •Requires interpersonal and communications skills in order to work with both technical and non technical personnel at various levels in the organization •Background check required. •Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
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.