Charlie Hill

Charlie Hill

Senior Applications Developer

Charlie studied at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, the University of Arizona, Pima Community College, and the University of Phoenix, with an emphasis on Chemistry and Math, before gravitating to Computer Science. He has worked in software design and development for over 42 years, with experience developing systems for construction estimating, job costing, and a full suite of accounting functions. Charlie was 1/3 owner, chief estimator, project manager, and office manager for a subcontractor with over 200 employees that built such projects as the Pima County Main Jail, Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson International Airport Terminal Expansion, Radisson Suites Hotel, El Conquistador Resort Hotel and Casitas, Gould Simpson Science Building at UArizona as well as many other projects. Charlie's experience is augmented by 3 decades of experience in the design and development of medical and dental software systems, where he led a team of 5 developers. 

For 28 years, Charlie also taught at Pima College in such subjects as C/C++, Java, Assembly Language, Linux, Windows, Novell Server Administration, Systems Analysis and Design, and more. Charlie's teaching experience included both classroom lecture/lab and online classwork using systems including WebCT, Blackboard, and D2L. Charlie developed numerous online classes for Pima College and has attained several certifications from Quality Matters. Charlie has been employed at UArizona since December 2011, where he has designed and developed numerous web and mobile applications, such as the Heart Anatomy Explorer and AZ State Museum Pottery apps. He has also developed the Teacher Course Evaluation System (now SCS), the Classroom Observation Tool Suite, the Picture Rosters Tool Suite, and numerous other applications useful to instructors and students at the University.

Charlie enjoys amateur Astronomy, Bird Watching, and playing Chess. He built his own telescope, having ground and polished his own mirror for a Newtonian-style reflector telescope.


  • B.S. Information Technology
  • Associate of General Studies