Development Officers (Major Gifts and Corporate) - University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

AFP SE WI Administrator
January 11, 2019


Development Officers at UW-Whitewater build relationships and secure major gifts from individuals and corporations to serve our over 12,000 students and fund campus innovations in a myriad of ways.  We are seeking Development Officers to engage and inspire individual donors (alumni, community members, parents) and a Corporate Development Officer to build philanthropic partnerships with Wisconsin’s corporations, mid-size businesses and private foundations.  Development Officers also serve as the Advancement Liaison to one of the Colleges or to various university program areas and are actively involved with alumni programs and events.  The CDO will serve as the liaison to UW-W’s acclaimed College of Business and Economics.

We require a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years experience in professional fundraising or marketing.  Experience in higher education, corporate fundraising for significant non-profit organizations and/or major gift and planned giving is preferred.  Evidence of exceptional relationship building skills, strong written and oral communications abilities, and strategic “outside the lines” thinking will be appreciated.

A strong compensation and excellent benefits package is provided.  A great team, stimulating organization and a terrific work environment awaits you!

How to Apply:

Please refer to this link for more position description details and full details regarding how to apply: 

A complete online application (cover letter, resume/CV and three professional references) will be required.  Applications received by January 21 are ensured full consideration but applications received after that will also be considered, dependent upon the applicant pool.  Due to growth and retirements, additional positions may be available.

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