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.

Reporting to the associate director, Stewardship, but acting with considerable independence, the senior writer, Stewardship, helps to strengthen Yale’s relationship with it generous donors through the preparation and production of a wide range of high-level stewardship materials including personalized presidential gift and bequest acknowledgements, professorship appointment letters, and other custom correspondence, as well as acknowledgements from senior university leaders.
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.
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.
Reporting to the university director, Corporate Strategy and Engagement, the communications associate serves as a member of the team responsible for the development of a new communications strategy for the Corporate Strategy and Engagement Office (CSEO).
Reporting to the associate vice president for development at the School of Medicine, the director of alumni engagement serves as the public face of the Yale School of Medicine to its alumni community.
Reporting to the associate director, Training & Support in Advancement Systems and exercising good judgment and independence, the training & support analyst is responsible for providing training and application support to aid fundraising and alumni relations activities across departments and schools/units.
As a member of the Prospect Research team, the research analyst works on qualification reports and provides research for long-standing requests and qualifying research on a pool of newly identified potential revenue sources.
Reporting to the vice president for alumni affairs and development and serving as a key member of the senior leadership team, manages and provides strategic oversight of and guidance to a number of fundraising units in the Office of Development.
Working with considerable independence and exercising discretion in establishing priorities, provide high-level administrative and fundraising support to the deputy director of the Yale College Alumni Fund and other members of the Alumni Fund team including those who work with the graduate and professional schools.
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.