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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Associate Director of Director / Director of Development, UW Athletics

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 fundraise on behalf of the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics. The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide […]

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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, 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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Infrastructure 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 an experienced Infrastructure Engineer to join our Technical Services & Support team, focused in the cloud services area. T his position is a hybrid role and will require you to work in the Madison WI office […]

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Managing Senior Director of Development, College of Engineering

Development Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA) is undertaking an search for a Managing Senior Director of Development to lead the College of Engineering at UW-Madison. The Managing Senior Director of Development is responsible for providing first level management to assigned development programs and staff. The incumbent will also manage a major gifts portfolio of […]

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Program Manager, Chapters and Regional Relations

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, Chapters and Regional Relations  to join our Alumni Relations and Engagement Team!  The Program Manager will cultivate and sustain positive relationships with volunteers who represent WFAA and UW-Madison in leading alumni chapters and […]

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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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