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Welcome to University Advancement


Advancement professionals and programs at the University of Oregon are transforming the institution. Each alumnus engaged, volunteer recruited, and dollar raised are a result of the commitment, creativity, and collaboration of our team.  

We are looking for outstanding development professionals to continue to grow the leadership and capacity of our team. At the University of Oregon we believe that best practices in fundraising are a result of our core values:

• Collaboration: fostering connection and leveraging the strengths of each team member
• Professionalism: aligning good business practice with clear development strategy
• Inspiration: celebrating the positive impact of our hard work and foot print of our institution
• Opportunity: realizing the maximum potential of our programs and our individuals 

Are you a UO student interested in joining our Annual Philanthropy Program?
Click here to apply for a student caller position.

Below are our current open positions.


Leadership Annual Giving Officer
Reporting to the Associate Director, Constituent Engagement, the Leadership Annual Giving Officer will be responsible for the qualification, engagement, solicitation, and stewardship of UO donors between $1,000-$25,000. The Leadership Annual Giving Officer will focus his/her face-to-face solicitation outreach in the state of Oregon and will be responsible for strategically planning such travel and projecting and managing related expenses. This position will travel to geographic areas as appropriate to evaluate, solicit, and steward prospective and current donors.

Director or Sr. Director of Development, School of Law
The Director/Senior Director of Development is responsible for the identification, qualification, cultivation, and solicitation of prospects with the capacity to make gifts of $100K or more and will be responsible for meeting fundraising goals as they relate to the strategic needs of the university. Performance as measured against these goals will be evaluated annually. This position will involve regular travel to meet with prospective donors. This position will also be responsible for supervision of Oregon Law development staff.

Director of Corporate Relations
The Director of Corporate Relations will require the incumbent to establish new corporate relationships as well as enhance existing relationships between companies and various schools, colleges and programs. The incumbent will establish a program designed to build partnerships with corporations that are capable of multiple layers of engagement including: student internship opportunities, graduate recruitment, sponsored research, philanthropy, and community partnerships. Participating corporate partners will include select companies in Oregon as well as nationally-based companies aligned with areas of competitive excellence within the university.

Director or Sr. Director of Major Gifts
The Director/Sr. Director of Major Gifts serves as front line officer in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) to promote university fundraising priorities and image to alumni, parents, and friends of the university.

Senior Associate Director of Development, JSMA
The Senior Associate Director of Development for JSMA is the lead fundraiser for the Museum. This position will concentrate equally on maturing the donor pipeline (soliciting gifts between $25k-$100k) and building a major gift ($100k+) portfolio. In close partnership with Museum leadership, the position will be charged with sustaining and growing the highly successful Masterworks on Loan Program. Additionally, the position will be responsible for securing gifts to the Patron's Circle, the JSMA's leadership annual giving program.

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Don’t see the right position for you, but still interested? Contact us and schedule an informational interview.

Chelsey Megli
Director of Talent Management

University Advancement
1720 East 13th Avenue, Suite 312
Eugene OR 97403-2253