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Thank you for your interest in positions at the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA).  WFAA is always looking for talented individuals who want to build their careers while ensuring the university continues to transform Wisconsin and the world.  Join a team of mission-oriented professionals who believe that UW-Madison can transform the world.  We're a nonprofit organization that values results and has a reputation for rewarding excellence.  


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Job Locations US-WI-Madison
WFAA requires all individuals working out of WFAA offices or conducting in-person business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WFAA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)* is recruiting for a Investment Office Manager.  This role provides general office coordination and administrative support to the Chief Investment Officer and senior investment staff.  The Investment Office Manager will be responsible for overall investment team coordination including calendar management, travel assistance, interacting with external partners, expense reporting, event planning and providing back-up coverage for other support staff.  As the administrative lead, this position will also supervise the Investment Operations Coordinator position.  The Investment Office Manager position requires initiative, attention to detail, excellent interpersonal skills, effective time management, and the ability to work well with various levels of internal colleagues and outside partners. Sensitivity to confidential information is required.  This position will work on-site at 1 South Pinckney Street in Madison, WI.     Who is WFAA? The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a private, nonprofit corporation that encourages individuals and organizations to make gifts to the university and to connect with the UW. In 2014, the UW Foundation merged with the Wisconsin Alumni Association® to better serve a growing population of UW alumni and donors. We believe that private support grows out of good relationships between campus leaders, faculty and program staff who need support, and the alumni and friends who want to invest in UW–Madison. We provide important engagement opportunities to link UW–Madison alumni to each other and to their alma mater, building a strong community of Badgers.   Diversity and Inclusion: 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. 
Category
Administrative/Clerical
ID
2022-1220
Job Locations US-WI-Madison
WFAA requires all individuals working out of WFAA offices or conducting in-person business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WFAA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.   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 Letters & Science. This is a non-exempt position supporting donor and campus relations, stewardship, prospect data management, and office administration activities that advance team goals and objectives. This position will be a combination of remote, in-office, and on-site work environments.   Who is WFAA? The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a private, nonprofit corporation that encourages individuals and organizations to make gifts to the university and to connect with the UW. In 2014, the UW Foundation merged with the Wisconsin Alumni Association® to better serve a growing population of UW alumni and donors. We believe that private support grows out of good relationships between campus leaders, faculty and program staff who need support, and the alumni and friends who want to invest in UW–Madison. We provide important engagement opportunities to link UW–Madison alumni to each other and to their alma mater, building a strong community of Badgers.   Diversity and Inclusion: 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.  
Category
Development / Fundraising
ID
2022-1219
Job Locations US-WI-Madison
WFAA requires all individuals working out of WFAA offices or conducting in-person business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WFAA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)* is looking for a donor experience officer (DXO) to help lead our growing team. We seek an experienced and eager people leader with a passion for building relationships with donors and an interest in coaching others on how to do so. As an energetic and digital-first fundraiser, this DXO will help coach a team of innovative fundraisers, leverage modern marketing tools to deepen relationships, and collaborate with marketing and development teams to strategically scale personalization at UW-Madison.    This team member will report to the Director of Leadership Annual Giving, coach four DXO teammates, help drive DXO strategy, and engage a portfolio of 250 donors who give to the university’s priority discretionary fund. This position will be a combination of remote, in-office, and on-site work environments.   DXOs use momentous giving days, video storytelling, and digital marketing to help donors transform the student experience and elevate the work of faculty within several colleges and schools, as well as advance philanthropic priorities within the Carbone Cancer Center and American Family Children’s Hospital. This talented and innovative leader will help align how we engage donors with their passions through video, phone, social media, and digital connections.     Who is WFAA? The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a private, nonprofit corporation that encourages individuals and organizations to make gifts to the university and to connect with the UW. In 2014, the UW Foundation merged with the Wisconsin Alumni Association® to better serve a growing population of UW alumni and donors. We believe that private support grows out of good relationships between campus leaders, faculty and program staff who need support, and the alumni and friends who want to invest in UW–Madison. We provide important engagement opportunities to link UW–Madison alumni to each other and to their alma mater, building a strong community of Badgers.   Diversity and Inclusion: 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.  
Category
Marketing
ID
2022-1218
Job Locations US-WI-Madison
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the UW-Madison, is seeking a dynamic Engagement Program Specialist. The  Engagement  Program Specialist supports planning and implementation of events and activities which engage UW alumni and friends with the university and each other as well as serves as a customer relations representative for alumni, constituents, colleagues and customers. Responsibilities include collaborating with internal teams on program content development; event preparation, execution, and follow up; customer service; and volunteer relations. This role will play a key part in WFAA’s corporate programs including athletics, alumni awards, WAA Alumni Advisory Council and customer relations. This position will be a combination of remote, in-office, and on-site work environments.   Who is WFAA? The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a private, nonprofit corporation that encourages individuals and organizations to make gifts to the university and to connect with the UW. In 2014, the UW Foundation merged with the Wisconsin Alumni Association® to better serve a growing population of UW alumni and donors. We believe that private support grows out of good relationships between campus leaders, faculty and program staff who need support, and the alumni and friends who want to invest in UW–Madison. We provide important engagement opportunities to link UW–Madison alumni to each other and to their alma mater, building a strong community of Badgers.   Diversity and Inclusion: 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.
Category
Customer Service/Support
ID
2021-1217
Job Locations US-WI-Madison
WFAA requires all individuals working out of WFAA offices or conducting in-person business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WFAA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA*), the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Advancement Program Intern work work Spring & Summer 2022 approximately 10-20 hours per week (with option to increase hours in the summer).   As an Advancement Program Intern, you 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 of WAA’s annual Grandparents University program. Advancement Program Interns are ambassadors of WFAA and UW-Madison. In addition to office hours, these student hourly positions will staff key engagement programs.
Category
Internship
ID
2021-1216
Job Locations US-WI-Madison
WFAA requires all individuals working out of WFAA offices or conducting in-person business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WFAA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is recruiting for a  Director of Analytics. The Director of Analytics provides leadership for WFAA Analytics program and supervises Analytics team. Provides complex and high-quality data analysis in support of WFAA fundraising, marketing and engagement goals. Translates business objectives into analytics solutions. Deploys complex data mining, modeling, machine learning and statistical techniques. Summarizes key findings and insights to stakeholders to inform business strategy and optimize results. This position will be a combination of remote, in-office, and on-site work environments.   Who is WFAA? The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a private, nonprofit corporation that encourages individuals and organizations to make gifts to the university and to connect with the UW. In 2014, the UW Foundation merged with the Wisconsin Alumni Association® to better serve a growing population of UW alumni and donors. We believe that private support grows out of good relationships between campus leaders, faculty and program staff who need support, and the alumni and friends who want to invest in UW–Madison. We provide important engagement opportunities to link UW–Madison alumni to each other and to their alma mater, building a strong community of Badgers.   Diversity and Inclusion: 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.  
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-1215
Job Locations US-WI-Madison
WFAA requires all individuals working out of WFAA offices or conducting in-person business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WFAA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA) is looking for innovator that’s energetic about data, passionate about leading college students, and ready to transform a phonathon into a student-centered, digital philanthropy and engagement center for UW-Madison.   As a coach, mentor, leader, and strategist, the Assistant Director of Annual Giving Student Call Center will leverage modern marketing tools and a team of wonderful students to help cultivate, engagement, solicit, and steward alumni and friends of UW-Madison. A successful candidate is a thought leader consumed with finding ways to provide an elevated student, alumni, and donor experience. This position will be a combination of remote, in-office, and on-site work environments.   Who is WFAA? The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a private, nonprofit corporation that encourages individuals and organizations to make gifts to the university and to connect with the UW. In 2014, the UW Foundation merged with the Wisconsin Alumni Association® to better serve a growing population of UW alumni and donors. We believe that private support grows out of good relationships between campus leaders, faculty and program staff who need support, and the alumni and friends who want to invest in UW–Madison. We provide important engagement opportunities to link UW–Madison alumni to each other and to their alma mater, building a strong community of Badgers.   Diversity and Inclusion: 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.  
Category
Development / Fundraising
ID
2021-1214
Job Locations US-WI-Madison
WFAA requires all individuals working out of WFAA offices or conducting in-person business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WFAA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is recruiting for a dynamic 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. This position will be a combination of remote, in-office, and on-site work environments. 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.      Who is WFAA? The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a private, nonprofit corporation that encourages individuals and organizations to make gifts to the university and to connect with the UW. In 2014, the UW Foundation merged with the Wisconsin Alumni Association® to better serve a growing population of UW alumni and donors. We believe that private support grows out of good relationships between campus leaders, faculty and program staff who need support, and the alumni and friends who want to invest in UW–Madison. We provide important engagement opportunities to link UW–Madison alumni to each other and to their alma mater, building a strong community of Badgers.   Diversity and Inclusion: 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.    
Category
Development
ID
2021-1212
Job Locations US-WI-Madison
WFAA requires all individuals working out of WFAA offices or conducting in-person business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WFAA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is seeking a Limited Term Employment (LTE) Assistant Controller that will be dedicated to a critical project initiative.  This position will report to and be given guided by direction from the Controller will assist organization leadership in representing numerous finance / operational functions. Direct responsibilities include leadership and management of general accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, treasury tax and audit functions.  In this role you will help lead and inspire a high functioning team of accounting/finance professionals, with emphasis on collaboration both within the division and throughout the organization and focus on a common definition of collective reward and success. Act, and demand the same from others, with professional integrity and help ensure actions and decisions are consistent with the highest of ethical standards. Assist the Controller or CFO/COO with special projects, on an ad hoc basis.   Who is WFAA? The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a private, nonprofit corporation that encourages individuals and organizations to make gifts to the university and to connect with the UW. In 2014, the UW Foundation merged with the Wisconsin Alumni Association® to better serve a growing population of UW alumni and donors. We believe that private support grows out of good relationships between campus leaders, faculty and program staff who need support, and the alumni and friends who want to invest in UW–Madison. We provide important engagement opportunities to link UW–Madison alumni to each other and to their alma mater, building a strong community of Badgers.   Diversity and Inclusion: 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.  
Category
Accounting/Finance
ID
2021-1208
Job Locations US-WI-Madison
WFAA requires all individuals working out of WFAA offices or conducting in-person business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WFAA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is recruiting for a Accountant / Senior Accountant.  This position assists in the organization’s budgeting and internal reporting needs, performs specialized financial analysis and provides needed support.  The Accountant / Senior Accountant will perform routine and ad hoc general accounting tasks, including maintaining the fixed asset sub-ledger.   Please note:  This position can be filled as an Accountant or Senior Accountant Director, depending on the skills/experience of selected candidate. This position will be a combination of remote, in-office, and on-site work environments.     Who is WFAA? The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a private, nonprofit corporation that encourages individuals and organizations to make gifts to the university and to connect with the UW. In 2014, the UW Foundation merged with the Wisconsin Alumni Association® to better serve a growing population of UW alumni and donors. We believe that private support grows out of good relationships between campus leaders, faculty and program staff who need support, and the alumni and friends who want to invest in UW–Madison. We provide important engagement opportunities to link UW–Madison alumni to each other and to their alma mater, building a strong community of Badgers.   Diversity and Inclusion: 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. 
Category
Accounting/Finance
ID
2021-1206
Job Locations US-WI-Madison
WFAA requires all individuals working out of WFAA offices or conducting in-person business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WFAA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is seeking a Associate Director of Development 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 position will be a combination of remote and on-site work in Madison, WI.     The Wisconsin School of Business (WSB) is a top-tier business program with a proud history of educating successful business professionals for over a century. The School plays a critical role in contributing to economic, civic, and social prosperity in Wisconsin and beyond. At WSB, we are growing the Business Badger community and redefining the boundaries of business education by building on our strong academic foundation and innovative approach to learning. Together with the strength of more than 40,000 alumni, we are training, mentoring, and coaching more students than ever before.   This position can be filled at the Associate Director of Development or Director of Development level, depending on skills/experience of selected candidate.    Who is WFAA? The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a private, nonprofit corporation that encourages individuals and organizations to make gifts to the university and to connect with the UW. In 2014, the UW Foundation merged with the Wisconsin Alumni Association® to better serve a growing population of UW alumni and donors. We believe that private support grows out of good relationships between campus leaders, faculty and program staff who need support, and the alumni and friends who want to invest in UW–Madison. We provide important engagement opportunities to link UW–Madison alumni to each other and to their alma mater, building a strong community of Badgers.   Diversity and Inclusion: 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. 
Category
Development
ID
2021-1205
Job Locations US-WI-Madison
WFAA requires all individuals working out of WFAA offices or conducting in-person business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WFAA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)* is seeking two IT Help Desk Interns to work 20 hours a week.  As a Help Desk Intern at WFAA, you will gain hands-on IT support experience and will provide you an opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of technologies.  Hours:  Monday - Friday, 20 hours / week between the hours of 8:00AM - 5:30PM. This position will be a combination of remote, in-office, and on-site work environments.   Who is WFAA? The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a private, nonprofit corporation that encourages individuals and organizations to make gifts to the university and to connect with the UW. In 2014, the UW Foundation merged with the Wisconsin Alumni Association® to better serve a growing population of UW alumni and donors. We believe that private support grows out of good relationships between campus leaders, faculty and program staff who need support, and the alumni and friends who want to invest in UW–Madison. We provide important engagement opportunities to link UW–Madison alumni to each other and to their alma mater, building a strong community of Badgers. Diversity and Inclusion: 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.  
Category
Internship
ID
2021-1201
Job Locations US-WI-Madison
WFAA requires all individuals working out of WFAA offices or conducting in-person business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WFAA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.   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 events on-site and off-site, and support alumni engagement programs, WAA daily operations, and special projects. This position works in close partnership with Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association staff, the Wisconsin Union, and Campus and Visitor Relations staff.     Schedule: Shifts vary within 2-8 hours, 10-15 hours per week typically between 8am-5pm, but as needed for events until 10pm. A minimum of 8 hours of availability per week between 8a-5p Monday-Friday is required. Pay: $15.00 / hour  
Category
Student Job
ID
2021-1191
Job Locations US-WI-Madison
WFAA requires all individuals working out of WFAA offices or conducting in-person business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. WFAA will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.   The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a experienced Desktop Engineer III to join our Technical Services & Support Team. This position will be a combination of remote, in-office, and on-site work environments.   As a Desktop Engineer III,you are the face of IT at Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association! Our customers are important to us. You are passionate about serving customers and providing a great user experience. You are accountable for what you do and are willing to take personal ownership of your work. Your organizational and prioritization skills allow you to adjust to rapidly changing priorities. Self-driven to learn and stay abreast of technological trends, you bring value to the team through your ideas and recommendations. You have outstanding verbal and written communication skills that allow you to relate to both technical and non-technical audiences. You are the go-to person for computer hardware and software needs, providing a positive user experience for all WFAA employees. You work on a team whose day fills up with a variety of troubleshooting and solving technical challenges to expanding our technology portfolio and services by working on various project initiatives. In this role, you are viewed as the subject matter expert in the majority of supported technologies. You lead project initiatives and are a key participant in the management of our security framework for endpoint protection. You are responsible for administration in Active Directory and various applications across the organization. You are a mentor to others on the team and sought for technical guidance by your peers.   Who is WFAA? The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a private, nonprofit corporation that encourages individuals and organizations to make gifts to the university and to connect with the UW. In 2014, the UW Foundation merged with the Wisconsin Alumni Association® to better serve a growing population of UW alumni and donors. We believe that private support grows out of good relationships between campus leaders, faculty and program staff who need support, and the alumni and friends who want to invest in UW–Madison. We provide important engagement opportunities to link UW–Madison alumni to each other and to their alma mater, building a strong community of Badgers.   Diversity and Inclusion: 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. 
Category
Information Technology
ID
2021-1186