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We are Texas Development

What starts at The University of Texas at Austin changes the world. Together, through one of the largest fundraising efforts in our state’s history, we will open doors to a first-class education, recruit top faculty, create healthier communities and solve global problems. Join us in changing the world.

Our Mission

The core purpose of the university is to transform lives for the benefit of society. Texas Development’s mission is to maximize philanthropic support for the university, our students and our faculty as they work to positively impact Texas and beyond. We strive to reach the highest levels of achievement and success in all that we do by creating meaningful and powerful experiences for our donors.

Opportunity for Professional Development

Our Talent Development program provides the resources to help every Texas Development team member accomplish their goals, enrich their skillset and deepen their engagement with UT. Our Getting to BIGGER training includes educational programming on Texas Development’s culture, development fundamentals, topics and trends in the field, management and leadership, and best practices in frontline fundraising.

Diversity and Inclusion

Texas Development works to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion among our staff and donor communities through our training, recruitment and cultural practices. A dedicated Diversity & Inclusion Committee — alongside Texas Development leadership and our entire team — ensure that our culture increases respect for the dignity of each individual.

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We aspire to become the best fundraising program in public higher education. Ready to help change the world? Explore our career opportunities.

Development Specialist – Account Specialist

University Development Office

To work in collaboration with the annual giving programs team (AG) to provide project management, writing, and college, school and unit (CSU) strategy.

Senior Director of Development

College of Liberal Arts

To raise philanthropic support for the College of Liberal Arts (COLA) focusing on principal gift donors with a capacity of $1,000,000 and soliciting gifts of $1,000,000 plus annually.

Development Specialist, Annual Giving

Dell Medical School

Reporting to the associate director of annual giving, this position will write content for Dell Medical School’s annual giving program, track data, and assist with developing strategies to acquire and retain donors. This position will also provide administrative support to Dell Med development’s annual giving team.

Associate Director for Development

Texas Performing Arts

The Associate Director of Development of Texas Performing Arts at UT Austin (TPA) forms and grows relationships with individuals and businesses who invest in TPA’s vision of creating, presenting, and connecting through performance.

Director of Development

University Priorities

This Director of Development position is part of the University Priorities team. This team raises funds to support all programs, efforts and activities that will help to unlock our students’ potential – a key priority of the What Starts Here campaign.

Director of Development

College of Education

To raise philanthropic support from major gift donors with a capacity of $100,000 to $1,000,000. Will work on gifts of $100,000+ plus annually.

Director of Principal Gifts

Texas Law School

To raise philanthropic support for the University of Texas School of Law (“Texas Law”), focusing on principal gift donors with a capacity of $1,000,000 soliciting gifts of $1,000,000 plus annually.

Director of Development, Principal Gifts, Entrepreneurship Initiatives

University Development Office

To serve as a Director of Principal gifts within the University Development Office and raise philanthropic support focusing on principal gift donors with a capacity of $1,000,000 soliciting gifts of $1,000,000 plus annually.

Director of Gift and Estate Planning

University Development Office

To serve as a director on UT Austin’s Gift and Estate Planning team providing guidance to donors, prospects and their advisors, and colleagues on planned giving strategies and techniques for completing significant charitable gifts to advance discovery and transform the future.

Director of Principal Gifts, Healthcare Initiatives

University Development Office

Director of Principal Gifts, STEM Initiatives

University Development Office

To serve as a Director of Principal gifts within the University Development Office and raise philanthropic support for STEM focused initiatives, focusing on principal gift donors with a capacity of $1,000,000 soliciting gifts of $1,000,000 plus annually.

Director of Development, University Priorities

University Development Office

To serve as a Director of Major Gifts within the University Development Office and raise philanthropic support for Texas Challenge scholarships and other scholarships, focusing on major gift donors with a capacity of $250,000 soliciting gifts of $250,000 plus annually.

Senior Director of Development, University Priorities

University Development Office

To serve as a Senior Director of Principal Gifts within the University Development Office and raise philanthropic support for Texas Challenge scholarships and other scholarships, focusing on principal gift donors with a capacity of $1,000,000 soliciting gifts of $1,000,000 plus annually.

Director of Principal Gifts, University Priorities

University Development Office

Research Analyst

University Development Office

To provide research and prospect/portfolio management support for private-sector fundraising programs campus-wide at The University of Texas at Austin.

Director of Development, Development Communications

Dell Medical School

Reporting to the Interim Chief Development Officer at Dell Medical School, this position will lead and execute communications strategy that shares the impact of philanthropy on the school’s dynamic mission to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy.

Director of Foundation Relations

University Development Office

The Foundation Relations team works to match the interests of private foundations with The University of Texas at Austin’s research and programmatic strengths and priorities.

Director of Development, College of Fine Arts

University Development Office

To raise philanthropic support for the College of Fine Arts, focusing on major gift donors with a capacity of $100,000 soliciting gifts of $100,000 plus annually.

Principal Gifts Writer

University Development Office

The Principal Gifts Writer will be responsible for creating content for gift proposals, letters, marketing collateral, invitations, and other correspondence related to principal gift activity.

Sr. Business Intelligence Developer

University Development Office

Reporting to the Director of Data Management, the Sr. BI Developer will lead actionable business intelligence and data analytics solutions within the University Development Office for both the office and larger campus community as assigned. This role will focus on annual giving programs campaigns and advanced analytics.

Manager, President’s Events

University Development Office

To produce stylish and sophisticated events of the highest quality for the president of the university and his guests.

Director of Principal Gifts

University Development Office

To serve as a Regional Director of Principal Gifts within the University Development Office and raise philanthropic support for University of Texas at Austin initiatives, focusing on principal gift donors with a capacity of $1,000,000 soliciting gifts of $1,000,000 plus annually on the West Coast of the United States.

Digital Fundraising Specialist

University Development Office

This role will be a part of the growing digital engagement team at Texas Development, the central fundraising arm of the University of Texas at Austin.

Executive Director of University Events

University Development Office

The university seeks a strategic leader who can provide direction for all university events and work closely with the Office of the President to develop quality events that engage the multitude of constituents.

Leadership Giving Associate

University Development Office

Raise philanthropic support for campus-wide entities by focusing on donors with a capacity of $25,000 to $100,000 as well as unrated prospects.

Development Associate

University Development Office

Director of Development

Blanton Museum of Art

The Blanton Museum of Art is committed to increasing the diversity and inclusion in its working environment. The museum seeks an individual who pursues excellence through diversity at all levels and is committed to fostering an environment in which visitors, students, and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcome and can thrive.

Senior Development Associate

University Development Office

To assist top leadership of the Vice President for Development team through the daily management of administrative activities.

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