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, and rewards of a career at Yale University.

Please see below for specific job listings.

Yale University seeks an experienced and successful fundraiser and manager to join the university’s division of Alumni Affairs and Development.
Reporting to the senior manager of administrative operations, the senior administrative assistant, Major Gifts provides a wide range of comprehensive and high level administrative, database, reporting and writing support to the director and deputy directors of Major Gifts and select members of the Major Gifts team including gift officers, senior manager of administrative operations, program manager and/or program coordinators.
Under supervision of the senior manager, communications & technical support, the coordinator plays a key role in the solicitation and stewardship efforts of the Office of Development in list creation, print production buying, and project coordination/execution.
Yale University seeks a reunion giving officer to join the university’s distinguished division of Alumni Affairs and Development. Reporting to the director of Reunion Giving and, as a member of the Reunion Giving team, the Reunion Giving officer solicits Yale College alumni for gifts of varying sizes during their quinquennial reunions and manages alumni volunteers for several assigned reunion classes.
Working with considerable independence and a keen attention to detail, the direct marketing specialist handles the production process for mass communications of the Yale Alumni Fund and other development partners as needed.
Manages and oversees the daily operations of the unit, establishes goals, and develops operating plans. Responsible for reviewing proposals, tasks, and maturation dates to enable accurate forecasting of revenue stream; analyzes and synthesizes information to assess financial capacity.
Under the direction of the deputy director for strategic initiatives and proposal development, the program coordinator will provide support for a broad range of Corporate and Foundation Relations fundraising activities in the Office of Development (ODV).
The corporate strategy officer is a partner in the Corporate Strategy & Engagement team, established in 2019, as the team works to distinguish Yale as a leading institution for corporate collaborations. Reporting to the university director for Corporate Strategy & Engagement, the successful candidate will manage and lead a portfolio of corporate prospects with the intent of building mutually beneficial relationships with Yale and exploring potential collaboration and financial support for the university.
The director for strategic initiatives develops an effective fundraising program in alignment with the strategic priorities outlined by the dean of the School of Medicine. The director builds and advances relationships with donors including but not limited to alumni, non-alumni, and friends of the school and university, and grateful patients and their families, with an ultimate goal to secure gifts in support strategic initiatives of individual departments as well as to advance the strategic goals of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM).
Reporting to the deputy director of Annual Giving, the annual giving officer assists with the planning, execution, and evaluation of annual fundraising campaigns, with primary responsibility for managing successful fundraising efforts with alumni in reunion classes. Serves as the project leader for reunion class campaigns, works collaboratively with YLS field officers to recruit reunion gift committee volunteers and to generate leadership unrestricted gifts from the top prospects in each reunion class.