Careers at WFAA

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2024 Summer Experiential Internship (SEI) Program | June 3rd – August 16

Operational Excellence Division

  June 3rd – August 16th | Monday – Friday (40 hours per week)   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)* is hiring a group of innovative and collaborative individuals for our PAID, 11-week 2024 Summer Experiential Internship (SEI) program. This is a hybrid position that will require you to work in the office at […]

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Associate / Director of Development, Wisconsin School of Business (WSB)

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 support and grow the annual and major gifts program benefitting the Wisconsin School of Business. While employed by WFAA and reporting to a Managing Senior Director of Development at WFAA.  This […]

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Business Intelligence Manager

Advancement Services Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Business Intelligence Manager to work on the Data Solutions team. This is a hands-on position, leading and participating in a team that produces reports, vendor exports, and other data related tasks. They will work with […]

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Development Program Specialist, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Advancement 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 support UW-Madison,  College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.  This is a non-exempt position supporting donor and campus relations, stewardship, and office administration activities that advance team goals and objectives.  This position […]

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Development Program Specialist, Cross Campus Initiatives (CCI)

Development Division

Join us in moving the UW Forward. The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Development Program Specialist (DPS) to join a team responsible for planning and executing development programs on behalf the Cross Campus Initiatives which could include fundraising priorities for Student Affairs, […]

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Director of Development / Senior Director of Development, Wisconsin 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 an experienced Director/Senior Director of Development to help develop and implement a major gifts program supporting UW Health and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. While employed by WFAA and reporting to […]

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Director of Development, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Development Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is seeking an experienced Director of Development to help develop and implement a major gifts program benefitting the UW-Madison Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. While employed by WFAA and reporting to a Vice President and Managing […]

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Event Manager

Alumni Relations & Engagement Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA) is recruiting for a dynamic and detailed Event Manager to join the Alumni Relations and Engagement team.  The Event Manager works with WFAA and UW-Madison colleagues to plan and execute constituent engagement activity. The Event Manager works to understand client needs and apply best practices to create high-quality, […]

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Grandparents University Counselors | Summer 2024

Alumni Relations & Engagement Division

Be apart of a great tradition at UW – Madison! The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is looking for 30 Grandparents University® (GPU) Counselors beginning June 20th!   Grandparents University® (GPU) Counselors are ambassadors of WFAA and UW-Madison. They lead participants to campus locations and are available to offer general assistance to participants and GPU instructors. Counselors are […]

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Grandparents University Intern

Alumni Relations & Engagement Division

The Grandparents University (GPU) Intern will assist with program and event planning, event preparation, event execution, and post event work for the Advancement Programs Team. This role will be active in the planning of WAA’s annual Grandparents University program. GPU Interns are ambassadors of WFAA and UW-Madison. In addition to office hours, these student hourly […]

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Help Desk Analyst

Operational Excellence Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Help Desk Analyst to join the Technical Services & Support Team.  TThe Help Desk Analyst provides the best overall customer experience as the face of IT at WFAA by responding to and providing routine, first-second […]

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Program Manager/ Senior Program Manager, Engagement Programs

Alumni Relations & Engagement Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Program Manager to join our Alumni Relations and Engagement Team! This is a hybrid role that will require you to work in our Madison, WI office location at least two days weekly. In this role, […]

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Senior Marketing Coordinator

Marketing & Communications Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Senior Marketing Coordinator to join the Marketing & Communications team. The Senior Marketing Coordinator provides marketing support and intelligence by leading the execution of mid-sized marketing plans and projects to achieve specific advancement business goals including building affinity and securing […]

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