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.

Please see below for specific job listings.

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 associate director, business intelligence, support the business intelligence efforts of alumni affairs and development, using data visualization tools to develop reporting and analysis of fundraising results and alumni activities.
Reporting to the program manager on the parent gifts team in the Office of Development, the program coordinator (PC) works closely with the program manager and the director of parent gifts. The PC collaborates with and provides critical fundraising support to frontline development officers, and engages with other development staff and other offices on campus to conduct writing, research, and project coordination for the parent gifts team.
Conducts complex and independent investigation of biographical and financial information on major donor prospects, trustees from current or prospective corporations, foundations, to assess quality of potential donor and giving ability based on assets.
Working with considerable independence and exercising discretion in establishing priorities, provide high-level administrative and fundraising support to the managing director of the Yale Alumni Fund and other senior members of the Alumni Fund team.
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).
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.
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.