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Advancement Careers

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.


Senior Director of Development, College of Engineering and Computing

The Senior Director of Development, College of Engineering and Computing will help advance the mission of Miami University by managing the College of Engineering and Computing efforts 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 instrumental in developing and establishing new partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with corporate and foundation partners.

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Director of Development Farmer School of Business

The Director of Development 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 and friends. Particular emphasis will be given to strategies seeking philanthropic and volunteer support for the Farmer School of Business.

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Director of Prospect Development

The Director of Prospect Development oversees the prospect research and prospect management unit of the Office of Development within the Division of University Advancement, and is responsible for directing prospect identification, research, management and donor analytics to assist with the university’s fundraising and engagement priorities. Key responsibilities include partnering with development officers and others on prospect management policies and strategies, and the introduction, implementation and maximization of tools and methods to support effective prospecting. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Development for Campaign Services, the Director is responsible for insuring that the research needed to successfully carry out university fundraising programs is accurate, comprehensive and timely.

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Associate Director of Donor Engagement

This position is responsible for planning and executing custom stewardship plans that deepen donor relationships with Miami University through personalized and meaningful engagement. The position collaborates with development staff and other campus partners who have relationships with donors. The position is an integral member of the Stewardship & Donor Relations team and reports to the Director of Donor Relations.

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Social Media and Marketing Strategy Coordinator

The Social Media and Marketing Strategy Coordinator will play an integral role in launching, growing, and tracking Miami University’s Advancement’s social media and marketing strategy ensuring a strong and engaging presence in online forums; managing Advancement’s on- and offline reputation; and interacting with alumni and friends via online forums (e.g., Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and other social media and marketing properties).

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Associate Director of Donor Programs

This position is responsible for planning and executing a comprehensive donor engagement program to enhance the relationship between Miami University and its most generous donors. The position collaborates with development staff and campus partners to ensure that Miami’s major donors enjoy the best donor experience possible. The position is an integral member of the Stewardship & Donor Relations team and reports to the Director of Donor Relations.

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Assistant Director of Editorial Services

Responsible for day-to-day editorial and strategic direction of divisional writing projects with emphasis on copy writing for print publications and website, as well as coordination and project management of select divisional initiatives. This position is part of the Communications, Marketing, Event and IT staff within the Division of University Advancement and under the direction of the Manager of UA Editorial Services.

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Assistant Director for Parent and Family Philanthropy

Reporting to the Director of Development for Central Programs, the Assistant Director for Parent and Family Philanthropy will advance the mission of Miami University by planning, organizing, and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of current and past parents, alumni and friends. Particular emphasis will be given to securing major gift support to benefit programs for student scholarships and central programs, such as the Miami Family Fund.

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Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Alumni Groups

The Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Alumni Groups, will work within a collaborative office environment and will be responsible for planning and implementing alumni engagement initiatives designed to foster lifelong connections between alumni and the university, with particular responsibilities for diversity and inclusion initiatives around Miami’s multicultural and historically underrepresented alumni groups.

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Associate Director of Development, Farmer School of Business

The Associate Director of Development, Farmer School of Business 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 and friends. Particular emphasis will be given to strategies seeking philanthropic and volunteer support for the Farmer School of Business.

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Assistant Vice President Advancement Communications, Marketing and Events

The Assistant Vice President Advancement Communications, Marketing and Events is a senior level staff member who reports to the Senior Vice President for University Advancement. The AVP leads the division’s brand development, promotion, and measurement, and directs a university-wide strategy to unify, optimize, and enhance capital campaign marketing and communications initiatives across administrative and academic units, including the office of the President. The Assistant Vice President also serves as a member of the division leadership team, with responsibility for strategic planning and coordination with other University academic and administrative divisions.

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Senior Associate Director of Development, Farmer School of Business

The Senior Associate Director of Development 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 and friends. Particular emphasis will be given to strategies seeking philanthropic and volunteer support for the Farmer School of Business.

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Assistant Director Alumni Relations Chapter

The Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Alumni Chapters, will work within a collaborative office environment and share responsibilities for planning and implementing alumni engagement initiatives designed to foster lifelong connections between alumni and the university, with particular responsibilities for Miami’s geographic chapters.

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Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant preforms a variety of complex administrative tasks in support of the Advancement special events team. The position also provides administrative support to the Assistant Vice President of Communications, Marketing and Events. Tasks involve discretion and require moderate amounts of independent judgement related to the oversight of a University administrative unit.

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Assistant Director, Web Content Marketing

The Assistant Director, Web Content Marketing reports to the Assistant Vice President, University Advancement Communications, Marketing, Events & IT, and works independently as well as collaboratively to promote and advance alumni and donor relations engagement with the University in regards to digital communications, marketing and events. The successful candidate will be a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and skills in web content management, writing for the web, online marketing and web analytics.

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Social Media Mrktg Strtgy Coor

The Social Media and Marketing Strategy Coordinator will play an integral role in launching, growing, and tracking Miami University’s Advancement’s social media and marketing strategy ensuring a strong and engaging presence in online forums; managing Advancement’s on- and offline reputation; and interacting with alumni and friends via online forums (e.g., Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and other social media and marketing properties).

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Application Developer I

Under specific or general direction, participate in a team responsible for delivering solutions, including acquisition, implementation and integration of locally hosted and SaaS third party software, development of custom solutions, and supporting applications. Work effectively with the team and be accountable to the team.

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Gift Agreement Coordinator

The Gift Agreement Coordinator is responsible for preparing documents used for closing new gifts and commitments. The Gift Agreement Coordinator works directly with the Office of Stewardship and Donor Relations and the Office of Development to create new gift agreements and other related documentation. In this capacity, the Coordinator will implement best practices for gift documentation, provide training for development officers, draft, review and proofread agreements, and track agreements through the signing process. The Gift Agreement Coordinator will ensure all processes and documentation are consistent with University Advancement policies and practices. This position reports up to the Senior Director of University Advancement Administration.

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Asst Dir Dev Annual Giving

The Assistant Director of Development, Annual Giving will advance the mission of Miami University by planning, organizing, and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal engagement and financial commitment of alumni and friends. Particular emphasis will be given to securing philanthropic and volunteer support for the university’s Annual Fund.

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