At the University of Delaware, we don't just dream big, we achieve big. Our students and faculty set the bar high and jump higher, it's who we are. In UD's Office of Development and Alumni Relations, we help make that possible. See below for open job opportunities in our office.


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Open Positions

Development Coordinator, Parent & Family Giving and Student Life Philanthropy

Under the general direction of the Assistant Vice President, Parent and Family Giving and Student Life the Development Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating a full range of complex engagement, marketing, and event-planning functions relative to Parent and Family Giving and Student Life philanthropic activities.

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Communications Specialist II, Development and Alumni Relations

Under the supervision of the Director of Content Strategy, the Communications Specialist is a highly skilled writer responsible for producing communication pieces for both internal and external audiences to support major gift development, direct solicitations, alumni relations strategies, presidential fundraising strategies and more with a primary goal of increasing donor giving at the University of Delaware.

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Associate Director, Digital Marketing

Under the direction of the Director, Digital Marketing, the Associate Director, Digital Marketing will be responsible for developing and executing multi-channel digital marketing strategies and campaigns that support the university's annual giving and engagement goals.

This position will work as part of a digital team to produce and distribute broad-based and targeted alumni and development communications across multiple channels including email, social media, SMS, web and giving platforms.

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Director of Business Philanthropy & Engagement, University Development

Under limited direction of the Deputy AD, External Relations and Revenue Generation, the Director of Business Philanthropy & Engagement for Athletics Community & Campus Recreation (DACCR) is responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing the department wide strategy for business philanthropy and engagement.

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Director of Development

The Director of Development is responsible for securing major gifts from individuals and corporations with an emphasis of the Lerner College of Business and Economics. In this position, the Director will split their focus between individuals and corporate partners. The Director will create and execute a corporate strategy in the college by working alongside academic partners to assess current relationships and develop new opportunities for engagement and philanthropy. Additionally, the Director will identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward individual and corporate major gift donors and prospects interested in business with emphasis on the solicitation of gifts of $50,000 or more.

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Assistant Director, Development - Biden School

Under the general direction of the Assistant Dean for External Relations, Biden School, the position of Assistant Director, Development, Biden School is responsible for managing a portfolio of qualified donors and potential prospects with an emphasis on increasing philanthropy with the Biden School of Public Policy & Administration. The Assistant Director will work to renew and increase giving at the $250-$999 and $1,000-$25,000 levels in support of future pipeline development and qualify prospects for major gifts inclination and ability.

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Senior Director, Gift Administration & Data Management

As a senior member of the Development Services team, The Senior Director, Gift Administration and Data Management leads the Gift Administration and Data Management team and reports to the Assistant Vice President, Development Services. The Senior Director leads a Donor focused team responsible for fund accounting, gift processing and data management while ensuring accuracy, integrity, security, and cross team collaboration in support of DAR¿s mission.

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Director, Content Strategy

A leader on the DAR marketing team, the Director creates and implements the overarching content strategy and vision for DAR marketing. In addition, the incumbent serves as editorial advisor and oversees all editorial aspects of DAR communications and marketing. Most focused-on leadership, major and principal giving, the Director establishes, manages and implements projects to communicate donor and alumni engagement, cultivation and stewardship including major gift proposals, campaign materials and event communications. The Director drives meaningful and measurable engagement and increases audience reach through strategic content strategies based on giving trends and donor behaviors.

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Learn more about employee benefits and working for the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at the University of Delaware.


UD provides generous benefits including ample vacation and sick time, educational assistance, employee wellness programs, and a flexible benefits package.  

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Talent Development at the University of Delaware.

Talent Development

Cultivating and growing the talent and skills of our faculty, staff and students is paramount to the University of Delaware.

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