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Executive Director of Principal Gifts

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

The Executive Director of Principal Gifts is responsible for managing the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship efforts involving the Chancellor for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a portfolio of the University’s most generous donors and prospects. This position will also build and manage relationships, acting as liaison among the staff of the Office of Advancement, University Advancement personnel, Deans, faculty, and other members of the campus community and donors.

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Assistant Director/Associate Director/Director of Advancement

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES)

The College of ACES includes seven academic departments and is widely recognized for its commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate programs, teaching, research, outreach and international programs. It is focused on advancing scientific knowledge that makes life better, healthier, safer, and more profitable for people in Illinois and around the globe. Join our team of 15+ advancement professionals in supporting development efforts across the College.

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Assistant Dean for Advancement

College of Media

The College of Media is committed to meeting the evolving demands of an increasingly connected global society through agile media education, cutting edge scholarship, and professional synergies, all devoted to facilitating enlightened public decision making; fair, accurate, balanced and contextual representation of all groups in our society; and the preparation of a new generation of leadership in advertising, journalism, and media and cinema studies. In reaching our objectives, we are guided by the principles of collaboration, innovation, and creativity.

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Director/Senior Director of International Advancement

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

The Director/Senior Director of International Advancement will lead and coordinate advancement activities for the Urbana campus in Asia, including identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift prospects and donors. This position will assist the colleges and their departments in designing strategies to broaden and strengthen the university’s international development, outreach and constituent relations activities, building upon existing relationships. While primarily focused on major gifts, the position may also support and coordinate international communications efforts, events, annual funds efforts and development of alumni clubs.

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Assistant Vice Chancellor for Regional and Global Advancement

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

The Assistant Vice Chancellor is responsible for the achievement of fundraising goals for regional and global advancement. The focus and major emphasis of the position is leading and motivating the team responsible for enhancing the University’s presence and reputation in the Chicago area and various U.S. regions, as well as internationally. The AVC will also lead Chicago-area development operations at the Illini Center.

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Assistant Director/Associate Director/Director/Senior Director of Development

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

As part of the biggest college on the Illinois campus, our Liberal Arts & Sciences Advancement team is a tight-knit family that thrives on supporting the academic priorities of the college and the philanthropic interests of donors. In LAS Advancement we are a high-performing, collaborative team with a commitment to cultivating long-lasting relationships with alumni and friends. We offer a supportive environment with a robust onboarding process and opportunities to advance your career development. We love to learn, are innovative and creative, and strive for continuous improvement.

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Illinois Job Board
University of Illinois Foundation
University of Illinois Alumni Association

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