Giving to Yale

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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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Title

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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Events Coordinator


The events coordinator provides support for Yale’s fundraising efforts by assisting in the planning and execution of successful top-quality events that enhance the relationship between Yale University and its prominent alumni, parents, and friends in New Haven and throughout the country. The events coordinator reports directly to the associate director, events, and supports a team of three event planners and the deputy director, events, within the Office of Development's Marketing & Communications department.
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Program Coordinator, School of Architecture, Art and the University Library


As part of a team, the program coordinator provides support to and collaborates with development directors for the School of Architecture, Art, and the University Library, and, as needed, the development directors for Yale College and for the Graduate School and Faculty of Arts & Sciences.
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Director, Reunion Giving


Reporting to the senior director of development, the director of reunion giving develops, implements and oversees comprehensive strategies for cultivating and soliciting university alumni who have the capacity to make significant gifts during their quinquennial reunions.
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Senior Associate Director, Yale Graduate and Professional Schools Annual Giving


Establish and implement strategic plans to accomplish fundraising goals for Yale’s graduate and professional schools. Oversee interactions with volunteers and alumni as well as fellow staff to achieve desired dollar and participation goals and enhance volunteer and alumni engagement and support. Supervise day-to-day activities of central development graduate and professional school alumni fund staff.
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Principal Gift Officer


Reporting to the associate vice president for development and working in close coordination with partners across Yale University, the principal gifts officer is responsible for building relationships with and securing seven-, eight- and nine-figure principal gifts from high net worth individuals in support of the university’s highest priorities.
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Director of Development for the Sciences


Reporting to the associate vice president for Development and university director for Corporate and Foundation Relations, and working in close coordination with Yale leadership and faculty in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, the director of development for the Sciences is responsible for developing and implementing fundraising strategies to create awareness, interest, and involvement for a range of prospects in support of STEM fields and programs at Yale.
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Gift Officer, Leadership Giving


Develops and implements cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies for a portfolio of approximately 600 potential donors to raise leadership annual and capital gifts to the university. Facilitates and coordinates communication and positive interactions with prospects and donors as well as among the prospects’ campus relationships. Travel (possibly extensively) to meet with donors, prospects and volunteers.
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Development Officer, Phone Program, Yale Alumni Fund


The assistant director is responsible for hands-on management of up to twenty part-time fundraising callers per session and assures solicitations are completed according to training. Also responsible for supervisory, administrative, and operational functions of the Phone Program.
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Development Officer, Reunion Giving


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.
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