Advancement Careers

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The Division of University Advancement engages alumni, friends, students, parents, faculty, staff, and community members in championing support for the university’s mission. Composed of interdependent units, University Advancement collectively cultivates a sense of loyalty among all Miamians toward their alma mater by focusing its attention on the value of the relationship between Miamians and their university.

Open Position | Assistant Vice President of Development, College of Arts and Science

The Assistant Vice President of Development for the College of Arts and Science will work strategically with key external stakeholders to set engagement activities with the College of Arts and Science at Miami University. This person will also work with other University leaders to develop and implement strategies that impact the College broadly as well as to help advance the mission of Miami University by planning, organizing, and implementing strategies to increase the level of financial support of donors and prospects of the College of Arts and Science.

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Open Position | Director of Development, College of Arts and Science

The Director of Development for College of Arts and Science will help advance the mission of Miami University by planning, organizing, and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of donors and prospects of Miami University through its major gift program.

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Open Position | Sr. Director of Development, College of Education, Health, and Society and University Libraries

The Senior Director of Development will help advance the mission of Miami University by planning, organizing and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of donors and prospects of Miami University. Particular emphasis will be given to strategies seeking philanthropic and volunteer support for the College of Education, Health, and Society and for the University Libraries.

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Open Position | Director of Development, Farmer School of Business

The Director of Development, Farmer School of Business, will help advance the mission of Miami University by managing the efforts of the School in planning, organizing, and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of donors and prospects to Miami University. This position will also be involved in developing new partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with corporate and foundation partners.

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Open Position | Director of Development, Student Life

The Director of Development, Student Life will advance the mission of Miami University by planning, organizing, and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of alumni, parents and friends. Particular emphasis will be given to strategies seeking philanthropic and volunteer support for the Division of Student Life, and student scholarships and central programs, such as the Miami Family Fund.

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Open Position | Associate Director of Prospect Research

The Associate Director of Prospect Development is a member of the Office of Development within the Division of University Advancement, reporting directly to the Director of Prospect Development. The Prospect Development unit assists Miami University’s fundraising efforts by leading prospect research efforts, establishing and enforcing prospect management practices, overseeing performance management, and using analytics to help the University achieve its top priorities. The scope of prospect development tasks and duties is determined by the Assistant Vice President of Campaign Services and the Senior Associate Vice President of University Advancement.

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Open Position | Associate Director, Event Management

The associate director, event management is responsible for all aspects of event strategy, planning and production for a portfolio of high profile, signature events identified as strategic priorities by the leadership of University Advancement. The associate director, event management works collaboratively as well as independently with divisional staff and external vendors, providing comprehensive planning and coordination of logistics for University Advancement special events, including a significant focus on virtual events. The position is also responsible for ensuring message cohesion across all aspects of the event experience, working collaboratively as part of the brand experience team within the Marketing Communications and Technology department.

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Open Position | Assistant Director, Design

The assistant director, design is responsible for designing visual assets that support the strategic communications needs of University Advancement (UA), with an emphasis on designing for digital channels. This position is part of the UA Marketing Communications and Technology team and reports to the associate director, design.

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Open Position | Administrative Assistant

Performs a variety of complex administrative tasks involving some discretion and requiring moderate amounts of independent judgment related to the oversight of the daily operations of the Development office within University Advancement.

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Open Position | Associate Director of Development, Gift Planning

The Associate Director of Development, Gift Planning is responsible for providing charitable gift and estate planning information to the Miami University community, including donors, prospective donors, and volunteers. The incumbent will build upon the program's solid foundation and will work cooperatively with volunteers, faculty, and staff to increase the volume of life income gifts, bequests, other planned gifts, gifts of real estate, and gifts in kind in support of the university's academic mission.

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Open Position | Administrative Assistant

Performs a variety of complex administrative tasks involving some discretion and requiring moderate amounts of independent judgment related to the oversight of the daily operations of the Marketing, Communications, and Technology department within the division of University Advancement.

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Open Position | Senior Director of Development, Principal Gifts and Presidential Priorities

Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Principal Gifts and Presidential Priorities, the Senior Director of Development, Principal Gifts and Presidential Priorities will help advance the mission of Miami University by increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of donors and prospects to Miami University. Particular emphasis will be given to strategies seeking philanthropic and volunteer support from principal gift prospects.

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Open Position | Senior Director of Development, College of Arts and Science

The Senior Director of Development will help advance the mission of Miami University by planning, organizing and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of donors and prospects of Miami University. Particular emphasis will be given to strategies seeking philanthropic and volunteer support for the College of Arts and Science.

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Every employee at Miami is valued. With competitive salaries, retirement, healthcare and tuition benefits, Miami seeks to attract and retain a dedicated and devoted staff that creates a welcoming environment for our students.  

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