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Apply now Job no: 92733-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Development, Alumni Affairs, Marketing, Public Relations

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Development Director

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Hiring Department:




Anticipated Begin Date:

DECEMBER 17, 2017


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $65,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) required, preferably in non-profit management, business, marketing/communications, or development.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

A minimum of seven (7) years of professional experience in fund raising, non-profit or business development, marketing, or a related field is required. Experience in a research or higher education setting is preferred. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to build partnerships with diverse organizations andpeople from all organizational levels.

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Position Summary:

The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery is a transdisciplinary research institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison exploring problems across disciplines at the interfaces of research, education, outreach, and business.

Research at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) is centered on the work of more than 20 faculty investigators working in a broad range of scientific disciplines. Additionally, WID is spearheading several initiatives on campus, state, and national levels.

Reporting to the WID Director, the Development Specialist is responsible for the planning, organization, and execution of all aspects of the institute's development efforts including strategic planning, donor relations, and stewardship of major gifts.

WID provides an outstanding working environment that emphasizes collaboration and innovation.

Additional Information:

This position may require occasional evening and weekend hours as well as travel.


Kory Breuer
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Begin the online application process by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. Applicants are asked to upload a current resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) professional references.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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