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 their time focused on the department’s grateful patient philanthropy program supporting the heart, digestive system/liver, kidney, and lung programs and 50% of their time on the qualification of existing donors within the department and additional areas within the medical development program.
The Department of Medicine is the largest academic department in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and in the University of Wisconsin system. The department focuses on internal medicine, which is the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases in adults. Additional information is available at www.medicine.wisc.edu.
Major Gift Development
Donor Relations/Stewardship/ Recognition
WFAA is committed to provide our employees with an environment that is inspiring, creative and respectful. We offer competitive pay and an excellent benefits program, which includes a 10% 401k contribution after 1 year of service!
Just as the university community benefits from differing viewpoints, perspectives, and experiences, inclusion and diversity are imperative for the success of our mission. WFAA values people and the differences that they bring to the organization, and creates an environment in which all staff members and constituents feel respected and have opportunities to thrive.
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer *The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (advanceuw.org) is the “doing business as” name of the merged organization comprising the University of Wisconsin Foundation (supportuw.org) and the Wisconsin Alumni Association (uwalumni.com). Its legal corporate name is registered as the University of Wisconsin Foundation.