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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.


Regional Development Assistant
The purpose of this position is to provide an array of confidential administrative, coordinator, and secretarial functions to the regional and/or unit based development programs, including travel arrangements, calendar coordination, event planning, maintaining department accounting records and general office management duties. Working in an administrative team environment, this position will provide administrative support to development officers as assigned.

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.

Stewardship and Events Manager
The Stewardship and Events Manager is responsible for the planning, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of special events including but not limited to events for University Advancement, the Office of the President and other university constituents. The Stewardship and Events Manager will be responsible for implementing the strategic plan developed by the Assistant Vice President for Stewardship and Public Events to engage the university's diverse internal and external audiences including the greater community, alumni, friends, faculty, staff, volunteers and donors. In addition, this position will maintain a systematic goal setting process and a formal evaluation procedure for advancement events.

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