Careers at WFAA

Join a team of mission-oriented professionals who believe that UW–Madison can transform the world. We're a nonprofit organization that values results and has a reputation for rewarding excellence.

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Badger Call – Fundraising Caller

Marketing & Communications Division - Internships or Student Jobs
For 32 years, students working for the University of Wisconsin’s Badger Call have raised critical funds for the UW. Team members call UW alumni and friends on behalf of the university to share Badger experiences, discuss new developments on campus, and ask for financial support. Each year, the Badger Call team raises more than $2 million for the university.   […]
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Development Program Manager – College of Letters & Science

Development Division
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is seeking a dynamic Development Program Manager to suppoprt UW-Madison,  College of Letters & Science.  This is an exempt level position requiring significant self-directed work as well as demonstration of independent judgment in managing projects, prioritizing responsibilities and time, and […]
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Development Program Specialist, Gift Planning & Legal Affairs

Development Division
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Development Program Specialist to join a team responsible for planning and executing development programs on behalf of the Gift Planning and Legal Affairs areas. Responsibilities for this position include Gift Planning Administration, Legal Affairs Administration, and Donor Relations and Stewardship. […]
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Director – Advancement Business Solutions

Advancement Services Division
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is seeking a Director of Advancement Business Solutions.  In this role , you will manage a team of business consultants responsible for the effectiveness, integration and optimization of business systems, ensuring they meet the needs and priorities of their users. They […]
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Director of Constituent Data Processing and Records Management

Advancement Services Division
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the UW-Madison, is seeking a Director of Constituent Data Processing and Records Management.  In this role, you will manage the Constituent Data Processing and Records Management Teams. Oversee creation and maintenance of WFAA CRM data in support of key Advancement strategies. […]
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Director of Development – Department of Medicine

Development Division
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 to expand the Department of Medicine team within the WFAA Medical Advancement Group. The Director of Development will be responsible for qualifying, cultivating and soliciting major gift prospects. The Director of Development will spend approximately 50% of […]
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Director of Gift Processing

Finance Division
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Director of Gift Processing to join our Finance Team.   The Director of Gift Processing provides leadership for Gift Processing unit and is responsible for the accurate recording and distribution of gifts. This role serves as the primary […]
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Donor Experience Officer (DXO)

Marketing & Communications Division
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)* is looking for four (4) Donor Experience Officers (DXOs) to join our the Annual Giving team.  Each DXO will be assigned a specific fundraising priority.  As energetic, passionate and digital-first fundraisers, the DXOs will leverage modern marketing tools to express gratitude and ask for philanthropic support of one of the […]
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Engagement Program Specialist – Limited Term Employment (LTE) (4-6 months)

Alumni Relations & Engagement Division
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is seeking a two full-time Engagement Program Specialist for a (2) Limited Term Employee (LTE) 4- 6 assignment.  In this role, you will support, facilitate and occasionally lead planning and implementation of events and activities which engage […]
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IT Help Desk Intern

Operational Excellence Division - Internship
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)* is seeking a IT Help Desk Intern.  As a Help Desk Intern at WFAA, you will gain hands-on IT support experience and will provide you an opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of technologies.  Hours:  Monday – Friday, 10-20 hours / week between the hours of 8:00AM – 5:30PM.   […]
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Legal Counsel

Operational Excellence Division
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the UW-Madison, is seeking to fill a full time Legal Counsel position.  In this role, you will assist the Director of Legal Affairs with managing legal issues affecting the Wisconsin Foundation and Association; review and draft documents; advise WFAA staff and […]
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Summer 2021 Internship

Administration Division - Internship
WFAA Summer 2021 Internship The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)* is recruiting a group of innovative and collaborative individuals to participate in our 11-week summer 2021 internship program.  Our internship program seeks to increase and diversify the number of professionals in educational advancement. This program is designed to attract students who may not have […]
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Talent Development Manager

Operational Excellence Division
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the UW-Madison, is seeking a Talent Development Manager.   In this role, you will work closely with the CHRO and key stakeholders to design and deploy learning and development solutions in support of our people goals and in effort to achieve our […]
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