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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.

Director of Development and Alumni Engagement

Moody College of Communication

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

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.

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 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

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.

Senior Director of Principal Gifts

McCombs School of Business

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

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.

Recruiting Coordinator

University Development Office

As part of the Talent Development team within Texas Development, the Recruiting Coordinator will serve as a resource for hiring managers to recruit talented individuals to the university, while also facilitating a consistent and high-quality hiring experience for all candidates.

Assistant Director – International Development

University Development Office

Manages and executes the implementation of projects in international advancement by supporting gift officers working with prospects outside of the United States.

Director of Employee Engagement, Culture and DEIB

University Development Office

The Director of Employee Engagement, Culture and DEIB is responsible for creating, implementing, and overseeing engagement strategies that will enhance the employee experience, build a culture that embodies our BIGGER values and recognizes the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) programs that contribute to the collective success of Texas Development.

Development Associate, Institutional Priorities, Outreach and Events

Dell Medical School

Provide administrative support for the senior and assistant directors of institutional priorities, outreach and events, assist with the daily operations of the events team and coordinate special projects. This position broadly supports the dynamic mission of the Dell Medical School which is to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy.

Development Specialist, Stewardship

Dell Medical School

Reporting to the Senior Associate Director for Development, this position processes all philanthropic gifts to Dell Medical School, assists with writing and managing acknowledgment letters, and provides administrative support to Dell Med’s stewardship team. This position broadly supports the dynamic mission of the Dell Medical School which is to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy.

Director of Development, Major Gifts, University Priorities (Parent Engagement)

University Development Office

To raise philanthropic support for the University Priorities team, focusing on major gift donors with a capacity of $100,000 to $1,000,000 soliciting gifts of $100,000 plus annually.

Director of Development, Major Gifts University Priorities (Student Health & Wellness)

University Development Office

To raise philanthropic support for the University Priorities team, focusing on major gift donors with a capacity of $100,000 to $1,000,000 soliciting gifts of $100,000 plus annually.

Data Analyst

University Development Office

Reporting to the Director of Data Management, the data analyst will assist in the development of actionable business intelligence and data analytics solutions within the University Development Office for both the office and larger campus community as assigned.

Associate Director for Development

College of Natural Sciences

Develop and implement a comprehensive plan for soliciting, securing, and stewarding major gifts from prospective donors to benefit the College of Natural Sciences (CNS).

Development Associate

College of Natural Sciences

Provide administrative support for the Senior Director of Principal Gifts’ fundraising activities and the College of Natural Sciences Development Office broadly. On occasion, this role may also support administrative activities for Planned Giving and Foundation Relations officers.

Development Communications Associate and Development Writer

College of Natural Sciences

Increase and enhance fundraising and campaign communication efforts in the College of Natural Sciences through effective writing and content creation. Assist in the writing and distribution of content that engages the school’s alumni, students, friends and parents and helps secure future support. Will focus heavily on storytelling that inspires, acknowledges and promotes philanthropy in Natural Sciences.

Development Associate

University Development Office

To assist the University Development Office with staff support needs and daily administrative responsibilities.

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