University of Pennsylvania

Major Gift Officers/Assistant Development Officers (Hybrid Eligible)

Posted Job/Salary Grade: 
3-5 yrs
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Our work in Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) upholds this University-wide effort through our every interaction with alumni, parents, friends, and donors; through the connections we foster with our colleagues; and through the initiatives and programs that our work supports. The work of DAR is rooted in relationship building, in cultivating trust through respectful, honest exchanges, and inspiring engagement and philanthropy through sharing bold ambitions to shape a better world in which all people may thrive. We believe that authenticity, transparency, and empathy are critical to create an inclusive environment in which our staff as well as Penn’s alumni, parents, donors, and other friends can feel they belong. As a team, we draw strength from our diversity, and we achieve outstanding results through our collective dedication to Penn’s mission to create a more just and equitable world.

The purpose of this evergreen job posting is to allow us to engage with potential candidates who may have an interest in learning more about frontline fundraising opportunities with DAR at Penn. While schools, centers and departments may have varying needs, the job posting found on Careers@Penn outlines a few of the general responsibilities and requirements for Major Gift Officer and Assistant Development Officer roles.

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