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Associate Director of Advancement for Stewardship and Donor Relations

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

As part of the largest college on the Illinois campus, our 20 person 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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Assistant Director of Strategic Engagement

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement is charged with building relationships with our constituents and generating diverse resources that facilitate Illinois’ academic, research, economic and public services excellence. Advancement brings together professionals in marketing, communications, alumni relations, and development to lead these efforts across the Urbana-Champaign campus. The Assistant Director of Strategic Engagement will be responsible for piloting a digital gift officer program and a crowdfunding program that will drive giving and engagement among our vast audience of alumni, donors, students, faculty, and staff.

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Coordinator of Graphic Design

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement is charged with building relationships with our constituents and generating diverse resources that facilitate Illinois’ academic, research, economic and public services excellence. Advancement brings together professionals in marketing, communications, alumni relations, and development to lead these efforts across the Urbana-Champaign campus. The Coordinator of Graphic Design will execute design projects for the campus advancement office, work with design professionals, and partner with internal/external teams on design solutions to produce visual and artistic content that drives engagement among our vast audience of alumni, donors, and friends.

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Assistant/Associate Director of Advancement Communications

College of Engineering

The Assistant/Associate Director will serve as the main engineering advancement communications professional and will be responsible for creating content and managing the flow of cultivation, solicitation and stewardship communication to donors, alumni and friends. This individual will develop and manage key messages across fundraising platforms and throughout the spectrum of communications vehicles, including print, electronic, display and events. They will also serve as the main proposal writer for all advancement related proposals within the College and be responsible for production of advancement messaging including annual giving and stewardship materials, event scripts and other messaging, through partnership with advancement professionals across the College.

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Assistant Director/Associate Director of Advancement

College of Veterinary Medicine

The College of Veterinary Medicine is uniquely qualified to address some of the world’s most critical challenges by exposing key connections among human health, the environment and agriculture. With the Vet Med Advancement team, you will have the opportunity to work with others who share your passion for making a difference in animals’ lives. Our team thrives on meaningful work and is committed to collaboration and continuous innovation while working to successfully support and connect donors with their philanthropic interests to create an impact for the College.

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Assistant/Associate Vice Chancellor for Advancement, Health Sciences & Research Initiatives

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

The Health Sciences program is a transformational, collaborative partnership that includes the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the Cancer Center, the College of Applied Health Sciences, the School of Social Work, the College of Veterinary Medicine, and Research Initiatives. The newly-created role of Assistant/Associate Vice Chancellor for Advancement, Health Sciences & Research Initiatives will have the opportunity to contribute to the future of medicine, health care, wellness, and social change in the United States and across the globe by developing and executing a comprehensive advancement strategy that will leverage interdisciplinary medicine and research initiatives.

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Executive Director of Principal Gifts

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a full-time Executive Director of Principal Gifts in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement. Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Advancement and working directly with the Office of the Chancellor for the University of Illinois, responsibilities include managing the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship efforts involving the Chancellor for the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana and a portfolio of the University’s most generous donors and prospects. Build and manage relationships for self and others at the University with this group of individuals, 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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Other Opportunities

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

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