Development at Michigan is donor-centered, with proven leaders and an effective infrastructure. It is a community in the truest sense of the word. Whether you work in major gifts, annual giving, communications, events, stewardship, prospect research, IT, or data analysis, your efforts will be supported by more than 550 expert colleagues ranging across 19 schools and colleges, 17 units and three campuses.
Establishing and maintaining productive relationships is at the heart of everything we do. Fostering positive connections helps us achieve our goals of building a stronger University.
The U-M values its Development staff, offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits while supporting professional growth. Our main campus is in Ann Arbor, which is consistently ranked as one of the top places to live in the United States.
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Jason Gilmore came to fundraise for the University of Michigan for one reason: He wanted to help change the world. “When I think about who’s moving the needle toward finding solutions to different issues — not only in our state, but in our country — I think about Michigan,” Jason said.
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Careers in Philanthropy News
U-M makes best workplaces honor roll
The U-M has made the Chronicle of Higher Education's Great Colleges to Work For honor roll, being recognized in areas such as diversity and job satisfaction.
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SoE Masters program in philanthropy
The U-M's Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education (CSHPE) in the School of Education offers a master's degree concentration in philanthropy, advancement and development. CSHPE has partnered with the Office of University Development in creating this pioneering program.
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Student Development Opportunities