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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.

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Under the general supervision of the director of Reunion Giving and exercising a high degree of independence, develop, and implement strategic plans to maximize giving in Yale College's quinquennial reunions. Responsibilities include support of volunteers who include many of the university's highest level donors and university citizens; direct solicitation and closure of reunion gifts; and creation and implementation of strategies to achieve goals to meet the university's highest priorities in reunion years.
As part of a team, the program coordinator provides support to and collaborates with development directors for the Yale College and the Graduate School and Faculty of Arts & Sciences, and the University Library, and, as needed, the development director for the School of Architecture and the School of Art.
Reporting to the director of Individual 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.
Reporting to the director of Individual Giving, the admin provides a wide range of complex administrative support to members of the Annual Fund and Major Gifts team, who are responsible for raising approximately $6M annually in unrestricted resources for the Law School. The administrative assistant duties will include, the preparation of reports, proposals, briefings, and other outgoing materials. The administrative assistant will coordinate regular mailings, draft general correspondence, make travel arrangements, prepare travel itineraries and perform other travel related administrative tasks.
Reporting to the director of Individual Giving, the associate director will be part of an annual giving and major and planned gifts team supporting the development department’s goals to raise approximately $6M annually in unrestricted resources for the Law School. The associate director will work independently and collaboratively with the Individual Giving team to develop and implement strategic plans to maximize dollars for and participation in the Law School Fund.
Reporting jointly to the associate vice president for development (university director for corporate and foundation relations) and to the vice provost for research and working in close coordination with Yale leadership and faculty. The director for corporate relations and strategic partnerships is charged with helping to identify Yale as a leading institution for corporate collaborations and alliances.
Reporting to the senior director for Engagement and Campaign Initiatives and working with the campaign team, the program coordinator provides high-level administrative, logistical, communications, and project support for engagement and campaign initiatives.
Reporting to the operations and stewardship manager, support the efforts of Yale University’s Office of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations through high-level reporting and analysis of fundraising results and revenue tracking, using custom databases and other information management tools.
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 deputy director of the Yale College Alumni Fund, the senior associate director for Young Alumni establishes and implements strategic plans to accomplish fundraising goals for Yale College’s young alumni cohort. The senior associate will oversee interactions with volunteers and alumni as well as staff to achieve desired dollar and participation goals and enhance volunteer and alumni engagement.
The development operations and business analyst is primarily responsible for overseeing database administration, reporting and information retrieval, gift processing, prospect research and management, and biographical records maintenance. Reporting to the director of Individual Giving, the DOBA will perform data analysis, financial analysis and gift reporting, donor research, prospect pipeline management and project management in support of fundraising efforts.
Reporting to the director of Individual Giving, the director will plan, execute and evaluate a comprehensive, strategic annual giving program for Yale Law School. The director must be innovative, a sound development strategist, and will be responsible for leading a dynamic program that includes leadership annual giving, reunion giving, young alumni giving and law firm fundraising strategies.
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. As a key part of this important work, the program coordinator position provides a fascinating window into the inner workings of major initiatives and upper-levels of administration at Yale.
Reporting to the operations and stewardship manager, support the efforts of Yale University’s Office of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations through high-level reporting and analysis of fundraising results and revenue tracking, using custom databases and other information management tools.