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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 

Below are our current  open positions.


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.

Admin Assistant, VP Advancement/Government & Community Relations
The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support for the Office of the Vice President for University Advancement (VP), the Assistant Vice President for Strategic Initiatives (AVP), and the Senior Director, State Relations, and will require the ability to effectively prioritize work for multiple areas.

Executive Assistant to the AVP, Advancement and Executive Director, UOAA
The Executive Assistant provides confidential and executive-level administrative support to the Associate Vice President for Advancement/Exec. Director UOAA. Reporting to the associate vice president, this position is responsible for a broad set of assignments related to duties of the vice president, and is expected to handle many sensitive and confidential issues.

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.

Associate Director, Prospect Management
Reporting to the Director of Prospect Management and Analytics, the associate director is responsible for making donor information and data more accessible to development staff and will develop reports and facilitate direct access to data that will help our fundraising efforts. The associate director will provide leadership and direct supervision of three prospect analysts and coordinate projects related to prospect development.

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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