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.

Acting with independent judgment and autonomy and employing industry best practices, the project manager will strengthen Yale School of Medicine’s relationship with its generous donors and their families by working with the donor relations team to execute the Yale School of Medicine donor relations program.
Reporting to the program manager, the program coordinator provides advanced support and analysis for the associate vice president for development and the team of principal gifts officers in all aspects of their work. Principal Gifts is responsible for substantial and transformative donations made to the university.
Reporting to director of international development, the international development 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 ability to travel to Western Europe with a focus on the United Kingdom, as well as being versatile and able to travel to other areas and work with donors from other regions, such as Latin America and Brazil, the Middle East, and Africa.
The corporate strategy officer is a partner in launching the newly established Corporate Strategy & Engagement team and in distinguishing Yale as a leading institution for corporate collaborations.
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 operations and stewardship manager within the Office of Development’s Corporate & Foundation Relations and Science and Engineering team, the assistant science writer will provide comprehensive writing and writing assistance for all stages of prospect management and proposal development.
Yale University seeks an experienced and successful planned gift officer to join the distinguished university division of alumni affairs and development. As a member of the Planned Giving team, the officer is responsible primarily for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of a robust portfolio of over one hundred planned giving prospects of alumni and friends university-wide.
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.
Yale University seeks a driven and successful fundraiser to join the distinguished division of alumni affairs and development.