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The Yale University Office of Development leads the university’s fundraising effort and currently comprises a staff of approximately 300. Yale benefits from an outstanding tradition of alumni giving, as well as significant and growing support from parents, friends, corporations, and foundations.

The Office of Development offers a dynamic and challenging work environment with opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards, and excellence of a career at Yale University.

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Training and Development Manager, Office of Development


The development training and development manager in the Yale Office of Development will create an onboarding, orientation, and training strategy that elevates the human capital needs affiliated with the university’s primary fundraising enterprise.
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Science Writer, Corporate and Foundation Relations


Reporting to the operations and stewardship manager within the Office of Development’s corporate & foundation relations and science and engineering team and in support of the sciences, engineering and technology, the science writer will provide comprehensive writing and writing assistance for all stages of prospect management. The primary responsibilities of the position include: assist front-line fundraisers in proposal writing, editing, research, and project management for the sciences and related fields; provide advanced analyses as needed on topics relevant to the sciences; and help develop strategies and methodologies for identifying leading prospects, especially individual donors, with interests in science and related fields.
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Development Coordinator 1/Assistant Program Coordinator, Corporate and Foundation Relations


Under the direction of the operations and stewardship manager, the assistant program coordinator will provide a full range of support for the Corporate & Foundation (C&F) Relations team in the Office of Development (ODV).
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Director of Development for Science Strategy


Reporting to the associate vice president for development, the director of development for science strategy is responsible for developing and implementing fundraising strategies to create awareness, interest, and engagement for a range of prospects in support of university priorities and academic initiatives in STEM fields at Yale. The director of development for science strategy will lead and coordinate efforts in fundraising planning and generating support for STEM. She/he will identify areas of funding opportunity and play a leading role in the planning and implementation of an effective cultivation, solicitation and stewardship program. The director will be responsible for working with relevant STEM leadership, faculty and staff to enhance communication and awareness of development goals. As appropriate, she/he will engage high-wealth individuals, corporations and foundations and work closely with faculty to augment development efforts with the donor community. The director also serves as the primary STEM content resource to fundraising units.
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Director for Corporate Relations & Strategic Partnerships


Reporting jointly to the associate vice president for development (university director for corporate and foundation relations) and to the vice provost for research and working in close coordination with Yale leadership and faculty. The director for corporate relations and strategic partnerships is charged with helping to identify Yale as a leading institution for corporate collaborations and alliances. Responsible for building, sustaining, and expanding mutually beneficial relationships between industry and Yale. The director will also work to identify key areas of opportunity and engagement for companies to work with Yale across the university. The director will help secure corporate support in the form of corporate sponsored research and corporate philanthropic giving. The director will also assist in developing communication strategies that promote corporate relations and will actively collaborate with schools and units across Yale as needed.
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Assistant Vice President, Office of Development, Yale University


Reporting to the vice president for Alumni Affairs and Development and serving as a member of the senior leadership team, manages and provides strategic guidance to a number of fundraising units in the Office of Development including major gifts; prospect research; and the combined unit of annual giving, reunion giving, and leadership giving—a staff of some eighty-five employees.
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Director of Development for the Faculty of Arts & Sciences


Reporting to the associate vice president for development and working in close coordination with the dean of the faculty of arts & sciences (FAS), the director is responsible for developing and implementing a plan to create awareness and interest in support of the needs, which includes identifying areas of opportunity as well as marshaling resources needed to execute an effective cultivation, solicitation and stewardship program.
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Reunion Development Officer, Reunion Gifts


Under the general supervision of the director of reunion giving and exercising a high degree of independence, develop, and implement strategic plans to maximize giving in Yale College's quinquennial reunions. Responsibilities include support of volunteers who include many of the university's highest level donors and university citizens; direct solicitation and closure of reunion gifts; and creation and implementation of strategies to achieve goals to meet the university's highest priorities in reunion years.
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