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 | Senior Associate Vice President for Development, Constituent Programs

Working in collaboration with the Principal Gift team and the SAVP for Development, Central Programs, the SAVP for Development, Constituent Programs will steer their respective units through the reorganization process, developing efficient processes for their unit, overseeing the capital campaign to completion in 2027, and serve as a committed advocate for the university, its students, faculty, staff and alumni.

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Open Position | Senior Associate Vice President for Development, Central Programs

Working in collaboration with the Principal Gift team and the SAVP for Development, Constituent Programs, the SAVP for Development, Central Programs will steer their respective units through the reorganization process, developing efficient processes for their unit, overseeing the capital campaign to completion in 2027, and serve as a committed advocate for the university, its students, faculty, staff and alumni.

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Open Position | 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. The Associate Director will play a key role in helping the school achieve its fundraising goals.

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Open Position | Associate Director of Gift Agreements and Acknowledgements 

This position is responsible for writing gift agreements that document major gift commitments
to Miami University and presidential communications that enhance the relationship between
the university and its generous donors. The position collaborates with members of the Office of
Stewardship and Donor Relations as well as the Office of Development to draft, review, and
proofread gift agreements, gift acknowledgments, and other correspondence. This position
manages efficient and timely processes to ensure that gift commitments are documented in an
accurate and timely manner and donors are thanked in a consistent and meaningful way. The
position is an integral member of the Donor Relations team and reports to the Senior Director
of Donor Relations.

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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 | Assistant Vice President of Development, Intercollegiate Athletics

The Assistant Vice President of Development, Associate Athletic Director will work strategically with key external stakeholders to set engagement activities for donors, fans, and alumni with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) at Miami University. This person will also work with other University leaders to develop and implement strategies that impact ICA 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 to ICA.

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Open Position | Associate Director of Development, Corporate & Foundation Relations

As an integral member of the Corporate and Foundation Relations team, the Associate Director will establish new and strengthen existing relationships with corporations and foundations. The Associate Director will work closely with administrators, faculty, and staff to develop a deep understanding of the strategic areas of importance and secure financial commitments in support of the immediate and long-term priorities of the university.

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Open Position | Senior Director of Development for Regional Programs

The Senior Director of Development for Regional Programs will help advance the mission of
Miami University by assisting in the efforts of planning, organizing, and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of donors and prospects of Miami University. In addition, this position will have their own set of metrics corresponding to strategies seeking philanthropic and volunteer support of alumni and friends of Miami.

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Open Position | Senior Director of Development, Education, Health, and Society

The Senior Director of Development, College of Education, Health, and Society 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 College of Education, Health, and Society.

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Open Position | Director of Development, Farmer School of Business

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 Farmer School of Business.

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Open Position | Research Analyst

The Research Analyst 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 Development.

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Open Position | Associate Director, Campaign Events

The Associate Director, Campaign Events, is responsible for strategy, planning and production for a portfolio of targeted campaign events that focus on donor cultivation and fundraising solicitation for specific high-value donor segments locally, regionally and nationally. The Associate Director, Campaign Events, works independently with divisional staff and external vendors, providing comprehensive planning and coordination of logistics for campaign-specific donor events, including virtual events. In addition, this position works collaboratively with the Associate Director, Event Management on the marketing communications team to support planning and execution of high-profile, signature campaign events. This position reports to the Assistant Vice President, Development and Campaign Director.

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Open Position | Data Specialist

The Data Specialist maintains data, ensures proper use of data, supports effective divisional reporting for University Advancement and helps to maintain continuous data integrity improvements.

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Working at Miami

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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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“We have one of the most beautiful campuses in the country. … Ultimately, it is the people who together compose the environment that simply cannot be replicated elsewhere. Inspiring faculty and dedicated staff mentor and support passionate students, who then go out into the world as Miami alumni and make their mark.” – President Greg Crawford

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Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university in Oxford, Ohio, with a student body of 16,000. Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.

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