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Texas Development is a dynamic and growing community of more than 400 team members across the Forty Acres. We offer unique opportunities in fundraising, prospect research, donor engagement, marketing and communications, talent development, data management, administration and other teams within the University Development Office and across more than 25 colleges, schools and units.

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Current Openings

Leadership

Executive Director of Development, Dell Medical School
This position will help develop outreach and cultivation strategy for Dell Medical School leadership and in support of the UT Austin healthcare vision.
Director of Development, The Harry Ransom Center
In collaboration with the Ransom Center Director, directs a comprehensive development program to advance the Ransom Center’s strategic initiatives and meet or exceed its $70M comprehensive campaign goal. The Director of Development has the opportunity to be a part of the leadership team of a dynamic and intellectually vibrant institution, working collaboratively to advance and secure crucial support for the Ransom Center’s mission and strategic priorities.
Executive Director of University Events, University Development Office
The university seeks a strategic leader who can provide direction for all university events and work closely with the Office of the President to develop quality events that engage the multitude of constituents.

Fundraising

Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Texas McCombs
Raise philanthropic support for the McCombs School of Business, focused on driving new and existing corporate and foundation partnerships.
Associate Director of Donor and External Relations, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, College of Liberal Arts
The Associate Director of Donor and External Relations leads the resource development effort for the Black Studies units. They will plan and execute various initiatives with current and prospective donors with the goal of soliciting support for Black Studies and maintaining philanthropic relations.
Director of Development, College of Fine Arts, University Development Office

The Director of Development Major Gifts (Director) will focus on identifying and cultivating prospects with a capacity of $100,000 and above, with the goal of soliciting gifts at the same level annually. The Director will assess the interests and desires of these prospects and work to align their philanthropy with the various divisions and departments within the College of Fine Arts.

Director of Development, Major Gifts, Jackson School of Geosciences
To serve as a Director of Major Gifts and raise philanthropic support for the Jackson School of Geosciences 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, Foundation Relations, College of Natural Sciences, University Development Office
To serve as 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, UTeach-Natural Sciences
The Associate Director for Development is a key member of the UTeach leadership team who will lead strategic fundraising efforts to support students and programs; steward current donors, grantors, and supporters; and coordinate and collaborate with College and University Development offices. This position reports to the Executive Director and works closely with Program Directors of the UTeach Institute, UTeach Outreach, and the UTeach Internship program.
Director of Gift and Estate Planning, University Development Office
To serve as a director on UT Austin’s Gift and Estate Planning team providing guidance to donors, prospects and their advisors, and colleagues on principal, major and planned giving strategies and techniques for completing significant charitable gifts to advance discovery and transform the future.
Director of Development, Major Gifts, Entrepreneurship Initiatives, University Development Office
The Director of Development-Major Gifts will join the recently launched Entrepreneurship, Economics, and Finance fundraising team under the leadership of the Senior Director of Principal Gifts.
This position will focus on soliciting gifts of $100,000 plus annually from major gift donors.
Director of Development, Major Gifts, STEM Initiatives, University Development Office
The Director of Development-Major Gifts will join the recently launched STEM fundraising team under the leadership of the Senior Director of Principal Gifts.
This role will focus on engaging major gift donors, soliciting gifts of $100,000 plus annually.
Director of Principal Gifts, Entrepreneurship Initiatives

To serve as a Director of Principal gifts within the University Development Office and raise philanthropic support focusing on principal gift donors with a capacity of $1,000,000 soliciting gifts of $1,000,000 plus annually.

Director of Principal Gifts, STEM Initiatives, University Development Office
To serve as a Director of Principal gifts within the University Development Office and raise philanthropic support for STEM focused initiatives, focusing on principal gift donors with a capacity of $1,000,000 soliciting gifts of $1,000,000 plus annually.
Director of Development, University Priorities
To serve as a Director of Major Gifts within the University Development Office and raise philanthropic support for Texas Challenge scholarships and other scholarships, focusing on major gift donors with a capacity of $250,000 soliciting gifts of $250,000 plus annually.
Associate Director of Development, School of Architecture

To cultivate, solicit and secure major gifts, lead special giving initiatives, and assist in relationship management with key constituencies for the School of Architecture.

Donor Relations & Engagement

Development Communications Manager, Cockrell School of Engineering
Identify, plan and execute all development, alumni and donor communications efforts in the Cockrell School of Engineering.
Development Specialist – Account Specialist, Donor Relations, University Development Office
Partner with the Annual Giving Programs team and the Associate Director of Donor Relations to create stewardship strategies and share best practices across campus.
Development Specialist, Donor Engagement, University Development Office
To support the Assistant Vice President for Donor Engagement through managing, driving and tracking progress against strategic growth and optimization initiatives most important to the AVP Donor Engagement, as we seek to become the top fundraising program in public higher education.
Development Specialist, Donor Relations, University Development Office
Reporting to the Associate Director of Donor Relations, the Development Specialist will build and support centralized stewardship for The University of Texas at Austin. This position is responsible for managing a robust stewardship program and other stewardship activities for donors across campus.
Development Specialist, Account Specialist, University Development Office
To work as a liaison between the annual giving programs team (AGP) and our college, school and unit (CSU) partners. This role will act as an expert for their CSUs on the AGP team and with assistance from the associate director of development create strategy and share best practices with their CSUs.
Major and Principal Gifts Writer, University Marketing and Communications
Under the direction of the senior principal gifts writer, the major and principal gifts writer will produce gift proposals for principal, planned and corporate giving prospects.

Advancement Operations & Strategy

Development Associate, Texas Performing Arts

Reporting to the Director of Data Management, the Manager of Business Intelligence will oversee the Reporting and Analytics team and take a lead role in the development of actionable business intelligence and data analytics solutions for Texas Development.

Business Intelligence Manager (Principal Data Analytics Engineer), University Development Office
Reporting to the Director of Data Management, the Manager of Business Intelligence will oversee the Reporting and Analytics team and take a lead role in the development of actionable business intelligence and data analytics solutions for Texas Development.
Development Associate, University Development Office
To assist the University Development Office with staff support needs and daily administrative responsibilities.
Senior Salesforce Solution Architect, University Development Office
The Senior Salesforce Solution Architect will play a lead role in the implementation and ongoing support of our new and evolving Salesforce-based advancement CRM. This role will draw on deep technical and product knowledge to serve as a trusted advisor to guide the design and development of native Salesforce configuration, customization, application development, and integrations.
Senior Graphic Designer, University Development Office
The Senior Graphics Designer will produce print and digital creative solutions that address the marketing and communications needs of the Office of University Events.
Research Analyst, University Development Office
To provide research and prospect/portfolio management support for private-sector fundraising programs campus-wide at The University of Texas at Austin.
Change Manager, IT Operations, University Development Office
Reporting to the Director of IT Operations Management for the University Development Office (UDO), the Change Manager leads change enablement and delivery on complex initiatives and priorities that impact Texas Development employees, leaders, and campus partners.
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