Careers at WFAA

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Advancement Program Intern

Alumni Relations & Engagement Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA), the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is seeking an Advancement Program Intern. The Advancement Programs 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 and execution […]

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Alumni Engagement Intern

Alumni Relations & Engagement Division

Hours:  Monday – Friday, 10 hours per week during the school year, with additional hours possible during breaks and over the summer. Additional hours available during Student and Recent Grad Team hosted events. Flexibility of scheduling, working around class schedules, and academic or other obligations will be offered.   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA*), […]

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Application Developer

Operational Excellence Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Application Developer to join the IT Team.  The Application Developer is responsible for the end-to-end process of designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining software applications. Be a member of the Applications Development Team and work in collaboration […]

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Associate Director of Development, Initiative to End Alzheimer’s

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 the Initiative to End Alzheimer’s (IEA). The Associate Director of Development will be responsible for qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major gift prospects in collaboration with the Senior Director […]

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Chief Financial Officer

Finance Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison is recruiting for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO).   Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the CFO has a critical role in developing and implementing fiscal management and reporting strategies across the organization. As a member […]

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Development Program Specialist, 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 a Development Program Specialist to support the Wisconsin Medicine team. While employed by WFAA and reporting to the Associate Vice President and Managing Director of Wisconsin Medicine at WFAA, the Development Program Specialist will […]

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Donor Experience Officer

Marketing & Communications Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)* is recruiting a Donor Experience Officer (DXO) to join the Annual Giving team. As a Donor Experience Officer with WFAA, you will use momentous giving days, video storytelling, and digital marketing to help annual donors and leadership annual giving (LAG) donors transform the student experience and elevate the […]

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Engagement Operations Specialist (Limited Term Employment)

Alumni Relations & Engagement Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)* is the merged organization comprising the University of Wisconsin Foundation and the Wisconsin Alumni Association, whose legal corporate name is registered as the University of Wisconsin Foundation.  The WFAA is seeking an Limited Term Employment (LTE) Engagement Operations Specialist to work approximately 35-40 hours per week through October […]

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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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Legal Counsel

Operational Excellence Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)* is hiring for Legal Counsel.  The Legal Counsel is responsible for providing in-house legal counsel under the supervision of the Chief Legal Officer. The Legal Counsel provides expert and strategic advice and counsel on a wide range of complex and novel legal issues to officers and employees of […]

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Managing Senior Director of Development (American Family Children’s Hospital)

Development Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison and UW Health, is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and experienced Managing Director of Development to lead the UW Health Kids program including the American Family Children’s Hospital (AFCH) and the Department of Pediatrics. While employed by […]

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Marketing Director

Marketing & Communications Division

Doesn’t every marketer want to work on a passion brand?  One that is recognized and adored by its audience.  One that instantly evokes high energy and positive emotions.   Now is your chance.   If you’re a digitally-minded,  idea generator who leads with enthusiasm, then, get ready to showcase your talents as a Marketing Director […]

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Part-Time Visitor Engagement & Operations Associate (4-12 hours a week)

Alumni Relations & Engagement Division

Want to work in an exciting space on campus? Apply to be a part of the Alumni Relations & Engagement team at the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)! We are looking for four (4) dynamic Visitor Engagement and Operations Associates that will help visitors discover Alumni Park/One Alumni Place and give walking tours, staff special […]

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Stewardship Program Manager

Stewardship Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Stewardship Program Manager. The Stewardship Program Manager is an integral data and process-oriented role on the Central Stewardship Team. The Stewardship Program Manager is a key member and will partner with WFAA staff to lead […]

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Wisconsin Alumni Association Program Intern

Alumni Relations & Engagement Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA), the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is seeking an Alumni Advocacy Intern to work 10-15 hours per week. The position will assist the WFAA alumni advocacy program by working in social media, event planning, writing, and web content development.     This internship will include the creation of […]

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