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.

Under the general oversight and guidance of the director of finance and human resources and using independent judgment, provide the full-range of high level financial assistance to the Office of Development.
Reporting to the associate vice president for development (university director for corporate and foundation relations) and working in close coordination with Yale leadership and faculty, the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) director for Corporate and Foundation Relations leads a team of development professionals responsible for all corporate and private foundation fundraising for the Yale School of Medicine and its departments, including the Yale School of Public Health, and all associated institutes, centers, and units.
Reporting to the executive assistant to the vice president, the senior administrative assistant in the Office of the Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development provides a comprehensive range of high level administrative and secretarial support to the vice president, associate vice president, and other key members of the vice president’s team.
Reporting to the director of Leadership Giving and as a member of the university’s Leadership Giving team, the program coordinator provides a wide range of high-level support to the fundraisers on the team including data management, research, generating reports, queries, and responding to other technical inquiries, scheduling, fundraiser travel support, administrative tasks, and other related responsibilities.
Reporting to the director of reunion giving and, as a member of the Reunion Giving team, the reunion gift officer solicits Yale College alumni for gifts of varying sizes during their quinquennial reunions and manages alumni volunteers for several assigned reunion classes.
Reporting to the assistant vice president of development, the development prospect management officer of prospect management has oversight of the Office of Development’s prospect management policies and guidelines, which serves as the university’s guiding principles for how frontline fundraisers work with prospects across the university.
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.
Reporting to the director, Advancement Systems, this position is responsible for partnering with staff in alumni affairs and development to identify, design, test, manage, and deliver systems enhancements, and support daily systems operations.
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).
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.