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​​We’re looking for people who want to build their careers while ensuring the university continues to transform Wisconsin and the world.

Featured Opportunities

We offer competitive salary and benefits and a workplace culture that is positive, inspiring, and inclusive.

Desktop Engineer II

Operational Excellence Division
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Desktop Engineer to join our Technical Services & Support Team.  As a Desktop Engineer, you are the face of IT at Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association!   Our customers are important to us. You are passionate about […]
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Director of Development

Development Division
Please note:  This is not an active open position, but we are always looking for top development talent for when a future opportunity become available.   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a development professional. The Director of Development will be responsible for qualifying, cultivating and […]
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Mission and Values

WFAA believes in the value of the University of Wisconsin–Madison — its students, its alumni, Wisconsin, and the world. We work with alumni and friends to advance the UW, now and into the future.

Working to support UW–Madison, our culture is collaborative and mission driven. We strive to promote from within, and we value professional growth and volunteer opportunities. Our teams use cutting-edge technology and sophisticated data every day to achieve results.

We foster a comfortable work environment where our employees dress for their day in modern office spaces. Along with competitive salary, WFAA offers an above-market employer contribution for our 401(k) plan, as well as health, dental, and vision insurance.

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Mission and Values

WFAA believes in the value of UW–Madison.
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Employee Benefits

We provide health, dental, a generous 401(k), and an array of other benefits.
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Teamwork

Our staff of more than 300 works together, bridging eight divisions to achieve results.
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Diversity and Inclusion

At WFAA, we foster a positive and inclusive work environment.
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Spotlight on Dexter Patterson

Dexter Patterson ’14 is WFAA’s social media and digital specialist. A Madison native, he earned his bachelor’s degree at UW–Madison in life-sciences communication and recently received his master’s in communication from Purdue University. He and his family live in Sun Prairie. On his WFAA website staff profile, Dexter lists his favorite quote: “If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.” — Zig Ziglar

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Spotlight on Kari Stokosa

Kari Stokosa is WFAA’s Managing Director of Research & Prospect Management. A native of Greenfield, Wisconsin, Kari earned her degree in atmospheric and oceanic sciences from UW–Madison in 1999. Although she never intended to be an on-air meteorologist, she says, “I’m very thankful for the wide breadth of skills I obtained in the process of working on this Letters & Science degree.”

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Spotlight on Scott McKinney

Scott McKinney joined the UW Foundation in 1998 and is now WFAA’s chief operating officer. A Madison native, he attended Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota and then worked briefly in undergraduate admissions. He returned to Madison to attend law school and earned his JD in 1998.

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