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.

Associate Director, Digital Services

The Associate Director, Digital Services works as part of the Digital Services team and leads many of the small to medium digital marketing initiatives for University Advancement. Will assist the Director, Digital Services on larger scale campaigns. This role will help manage the project flow through the department across most web and email based projects.

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Associate Director of Scholarship Stewardship

The Associate Director of Scholarship Stewardship is responsible for all aspects of stewardship for scholarship donors and their funds. This role provides strategic management of scholarship funds awarded by Miami University’s Office of Student Financial Assistance. This position is also responsible for communication and engagement of scholarship donors in partnership with the Office of Donor Relations. Scholarship donors represent the single largest segment of past major donors at Miami, and this role leads the effort to implement creative and proactive approaches to connect donors with their scholarship recipients and to express the life-changing impact of donor scholarships.

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Senior Director of Development, College of Engineering and Computing

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Development for Academic Programs, 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 establishing new partnerships and strengthening existing relationships with industry partners that will result in funding for the immediate and long-term priorities of the division.

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Associate Director of Development, College of Arts and Science

The Associate Director of Development, College of Arts and Science 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 Arts and Science.

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Associate Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations

As an integral member of the Corporate and Foundation Relations team, the Associate Director will work to establish new partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with corporate and foundation partners that will result in funding for the immediate and long-term priorities of the University. 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 from corporate and foundation partners.

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Coordinator, Special Events

The Coordinator, Special Events provides logistical support for high profile, signature events and is also responsible for managing production of small to medium-sized events targeting specific groups of donors, alumni and faculty/staff. Additional responsibilities include providing key support functions for the event staff, including on-site event support as needed, management of event-related technology needs, including multi-media/AV equipment and managing RSVPs and other guest inquiries. Events range from presidential visits to large donor or alumni events on campus and around the country. This position will report to the Director, Event Design and Management.

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Director of Development, Farmer School of Business

The Director of Development, for the 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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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

About Miami

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Ranked by Forbes in 2016 as the best college town in the United States, Oxford has a unique spirit and liveliness with several locally owned shops and restaurants, as well as the artistic, entertainment and athletic opportunities that come with a nationally renowned university.

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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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