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Digital Alumni Community Manager

Gies College of Business - Advancement

Gies College of Business is seeking a Digital Alumni Community Manager to support and grow advancement strategies that foster connection, philanthropic behavior, and communication in the digital space. This role will be responsible for owning our alumni community in the digital space by contributing to the strategy, executing tactics, overall management of the digital community platforms, building out experiences for our alumni community, and making our digital communities’ great destinations where alums want to engage.

This role is located in the Urbana-Champaign area with remote opportunities.

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Chief Advancement Officer

The Grainger College of Engineering

The Grainger College of Engineering Office of Advancement at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an experienced, strategic, and collaborative advancement leader to serve as its next full-time Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) and Associate Dean for Advancement. Joining the Dean of The Grainger College of Engineering, the CAO will provide strategic vision, leadership, and direction for all fundraising, alumni engagement, and advancement operations for the College.

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Chief Advancement Officer

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign seeks an experienced, strategic, and collaborative advancement leader to serve as its next full-time Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) and Assistant/Associate Dean for Advancement. Joining the Dean of LAS, the CAO will provide strategic vision, leadership and direction for all fundraising, alumni engagement, and advancement operations for the College.

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Assistant Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations

School of Social Work

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a full-time Assistant Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations in the Office of Advancement for the School of Social Work (SSW). As an integral member of the advancement team, this position will be tasked with leading the development and execution of a robust stewardship and donor relations plan that creates tactics, systems, processes, initiatives, and approaches for personalized stewardship at scale. The position reports to the Chief Advancement Officer for the SSW and is vital to the leadership and strategic planning of advancement operations for the unit.

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Major Gift Officer

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

As part of the Regional & Global Advancement team, the Associate Director/Director of Advancement (Major Gift Officer) will lead and coordinate advancement activities for the Urbana campus in a defined territory within the United States, including identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift prospects and donors. This position will work closely with college-based chief advancement officers, major gift officers, department heads, and faculty in designing strategies to broaden and strengthen the university’s development activities in an assigned region.
Based in Chicago, IL or remotely in New York tri-state area

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Director of Development

Illinois Public Media

Illinois Public Media seeks a full-time Director of Development to provide leadership and administrative management of the Development Department at WILL-Illinois Public Media, with overall responsibility for fund development. The Director supervises staff engaged in fund development, including membership, corporate support, major gifts and grants, related art and graphic design, program guide and donor newsletter(s) production. The Director works directly with a portfolio of major donors and prospects.

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Major Gift Officer

The Grainger College of Engineering

The Assistant Director/Associate Director/Director of Advancement (Major Gift Officer) will assist The Grainger College of Engineering and its departments in designing strategies to broaden and strengthen development activities in defined territories within the United States.

The successful candidate will be a collaborative team member who values inclusion and is skilled at building strong internal and external collaborative relationships. This position will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift prospects and donors to increase private giving in support of College-wide and departmental priorities.

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Other Opportunities

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

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