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.
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 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.
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.
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. As a member of the direct marketing team, this position directly communicates with the staff within the Office of Development, including but not limited to the Yale Alumni Fund, Parents Fund, Reunion Giving, and Planned Giving.
As part of a team, collaborates with Major Gifts' frontline fundraisers to conduct intensive writing, research, data analysis and project coordination for the Major Gifts department within the Office of Development.

The parent gifts team seeks a dynamic front-line gift officer to join our growing team. The gift officer will manage a portfolio of 150 non-alumni parents capable of making leadership annual fund gifts and major gifts. He or she will report to the director of parent gifts and assist in implementing a creative program to engage and build meaningful relationships with parents of Yale College students.
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 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 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.