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.

Please see below for specific job listings.

Reporting to the deputy director, communications, provide support for Yale’s fundraising efforts by researching, drafting, and preparing a variety of high-level print and digital publications including proposals, case statements, white papers, brochures, news articles, gift announcements, website content, emails, and other communications, with a particular focus on materials in support of the university’s fundraising priorities in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, math).
Reporting to the director, Analytics and Data Services, support the efforts of alumni affairs and development through report requests, data extractions and other information needs, utilizing database systems and other tools.
Reporting to the director of foundation relations for humanities, arts, and social sciences, the program coordinator for Corporate and Foundation Relations provides a high level of administrative support to the director and associate director and related staff as we seek foundation and corporate funding for the humanities, humanistic social science, and arts departments in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; the university libraries; the schools of Architecture, Art, Music, and Drama; the Yale University Art Gallery, the Peabody Museum and the Yale Center for British Art and all associated institutes, centers, and units.
Reporting to Yale University Library’s director of development, serves as a key member of the library development team in the planning, organization, and implementation of the library’s comprehensive fundraising program.
Yale University seeks an experienced and successful major gift officer to join the distinguished division of the university’s alumni affairs and development department. As a member of the university’s Major Gifts team, the major gift officer solicits prospective donors to Yale University for gifts of $250,000 to $10 million+ and plays a central role collaborating with university officials, school leadership, faculty, development senior leadership, campaign volunteers, and colleagues throughout alumni affairs and development.
Reporting to the senior director, Information Management and Donor Services, the program coordinator provides high level project and administrative support for the senior director and the Information Management and Donor Services team comprising of Advancement Systems, Analytics and Data Services, and Gift and Records Services.
Reporting to the assistant vice president of development, the director of Leadership Giving has oversight of the Leadership Giving team, which consists of a team of four development officers and one program coordinator.
The assistant director works as a member of the Yale College annual giving fundraising team to raise unrestricted support for the university through organized and coordinated fundraising efforts.
Reporting to the director of development for science strategies in the Office of Development, the program coordinator (PC) provides critical fundraising support and works on projects related to donors and initiatives across the university, with a focus on science fundraising. Conducts writing, research, data analysis, and project coordination in support of corporate, foundation, and individual fundraising, particularly as it relates to university science priorities.
Reporting to the senior associate director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, the senior administrative assistant will provide comprehensive administrative support for frontline fundraising officers in the Corporate and Foundation Relations unit in the Yale Office of Development.
Reporting to the head of International Development, the gift officer is responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting or arranging for the solicitation of gifts of $250,000 and above from individuals and private foundations abroad, with a special focus on travel to Asia and work with donors from that region.