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We are Texas Development

What starts at The University of Texas at Austin changes the world. Together, through one of the largest fundraising efforts in our state’s history, we will open doors to a first-class education, recruit top faculty, create healthier communities and solve global problems. Join us in changing the world.

Our Mission

The core purpose of the university is to transform lives for the benefit of society. Texas Development’s mission is to maximize philanthropic support for the university, our students and our faculty as they work to positively impact Texas and beyond. We strive to reach the highest levels of achievement and success in all that we do by creating meaningful and powerful experiences for our donors.

Opportunity for Professional Development

Our Talent Development program provides the resources to help every Texas Development team member accomplish their goals, enrich their skillset and deepen their engagement with UT. Our Getting to BIGGER training includes educational programming on Texas Development’s culture, development fundamentals, topics and trends in the field, management and leadership, and best practices in frontline fundraising.

Diversity and Inclusion

Texas Development works to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion among our staff and donor communities through our training, recruitment and cultural practices. A dedicated Diversity & Inclusion Committee — alongside Texas Development leadership and our entire team — ensure that our culture increases respect for the dignity of each individual.

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We aspire to become the best fundraising program in public higher education. Ready to help change the world? Explore our career opportunities.

Director of Development – Computation, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Foundation Relations

To serve as a director on the Foundation Relations team to develop strategies and proposals in partnership with university leaders, faculty and staff to secure significant foundation gifts for the University of Texas.

Associate Director for Development

Cockrell School of Engineering

The Associate Director for Development will develop, execute, and drive a major giving strategy for the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering.

Associate Director of Development and Alumni Relations

Moody College of Communication

Develop and implement a comprehensive plan for soliciting, securing and stewarding major gifts from prospective donors.

Director of Gift and Estate Planning

University Development Office

To serve as a director on UT Austin’s Gift and Estate Planning team for the Cockrell School of Engineering providing guidance to donors, prospects and their advisors, and colleagues, on planned giving strategies and techniques for completing significant charitable gifts to advance discovery and transform the future.

Communications Coordinator

University Development Office

Under the direction of the assistant director of marketing and communications, the communications coordinator will develop content and coordinate marketing and communications efforts to generate leads for teams within University Development as assigned. They will write, collect, produce and edit content for various print and digital fundraising collateral including What Starts Here campaign materials, magazine and newsletter articles, donor stories, impact stories, video scripts and event materials. They will focus heavily on storytelling that inspires, acknowledges and promotes philanthropy at UT.

Digital Marketing Strategist

University Development Office

Plan, develop, implement and manage the digital marketing strategy to drive donor engagement, acquire new donors, generate major donor leads and support the marketing and communications efforts of the Texas Development team.

Senior Software Engineer

University Development Office

Completes analysis, design and implementation of computer based information systems to meet specified design requirements and specifications. Responsible for working with user groups in the University Development Office to analyze, develop and deploy web-based applications to support key distributed business processes. Responsible for helping maintain University Development Office servers/VMs, application deployment environment(s), and cloud services.

Software Developer/Analyst

University Development Office

As part of the VIP team, provides Python/Django and Javascript development and operations support to areas of support in VIP, the prospect management system for the University of Texas.

Development Associate

Dell Medical School

This position reports to the associate director, operations, finance, and shared resources on the development team at Dell Medical School. It also provides administrative support for up to three gift officers and supports the daily operations of the Office of Development and broadly supports the dynamic mission of the Dell Medical School: to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy.

Development Associate

McCombs School of Business

The key purpose of this role is to be an internal and external-facing corporate liaison, which is essential to the functionality, efficiency, daily performance, and fundraising of the team. The focus of the role is meeting corporate foundation and relations fundraising goals and relationship management of an external corporate and internal partner portfolio on behalf of McCombs. This role supports administrative, operational, data maintenance and stewardship responsibilities for the corporate and foundation relations team

Chief Development Officer

College of Liberal Arts

Plan and lead all aspects of fundraising and comprehensive development initiatives for the University of Texas at Austin’s College of Liberal Arts.

Development Associate – Front Desk Receptionist

University Development Office

To serve as a member of Texas Gift Operations team and the University Development office by assisting with staff support needs and daily administrative responsibilities.

Development Associate (Part-time)

University Development Office

To assist the Talent Development team with staff support needs and administrative responsibilities.

Data Specialist

University Events

To serve as data specialist for the University Events team.

Development Specialist – Account Specialist

University Development Office

To work in collaboration with the annual giving programs team (AG) to provide project management, writing, and college, school and unit (CSU) strategy.

Development Specialist – Account Specialist

University Development Office

To work in collaboration with the annual giving programs team (AG) to provide project management, writing and college, schools and unit (CSU) strategy.

Director of Development, Principal Gifts

Principal Gifts, University Development Office (supporting the Cockrell School of Engineering)

To raise philanthropic support for the Cockrell School of Engineering, focusing on principal gift donors with a capacity of $1,000,000 soliciting gifts of $1,000,000 plus annually.

Assistant Director of Annual Giving

University Development Office

To work in collaboration with the director, associate, and assistant directors of annual giving to direct, manage, execute, and evaluate all student philanthropy, young alumni, and social media initiatives.

Development Associate

Dell Medical School

This position provides administrative support to the Executive Director for Development at Dell Medical School and supports the daily operations of the Campaign Strategy Team, which includes annual giving, stewardship, alumni engagement, development communications and human resources/finance for development.

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