University of Washington
Hybrid Eligible

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
ADVANCEMENT SERVICES OFFICER Req #:205780Department:SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORKJob Location: Remote/Hybrid, Seattle Campus Job Location Detail:Hybrid Eligible Posting Date:04/21/2022 Closing Info:Open Until Filled Salary:Salary is commensurate with education and experience Shift:First Shift Notes:As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.


At the University of Washington School of Social Work, we commit ourselves to promoting social and economic justice for poor and oppressed populations and enhancing the quality of life for all. Recently ranked No. 1 in the world among social work schools for its influential scholarship and broad impact, we strive to maximize human welfare through education, research, and public service. We embrace our position of leadership in the field of social work and join in partnership with others in society committed to solving human problems in the twenty-first century.

The UW and the School of Social Work promote diversity and inclusivity among our staff, faculty and students; we seek applicants for this position who are committed to these principles and whose experiences have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion and have given them the confidence to fully engage with audiences from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

The School of Social Work has an outstanding opportunity for a Advancment Services Officer.

This position is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of an engagement program that aligns with the university goals to engage, maintain and promote lifelong relationships with the School of Social Work. They will participate in the development and promotion of engagement opportunities that encourage support, interaction and connection with the School of Social Work. This role will aid in the creation and execution of a plan for management of alumni, donor, and volunteer relationships, as well as, recognition of donors and organizations at all giving levels.


Program Development and Management

•Assists in the implementation of meaningful donor experiences that highlight the impact of giving to deepen donor engagement with the university.
•Develop and ensure appropriate recognition and engagement of donors, volunteers and staff through a leadership approved stewardship strategic plan.
•Participates as a critical partner to fundraisers in the design, recording and implementation of personalized stewardship plans for high level donors.
•Assists in the design, collection and management of stewardship related data to ensure fulfillment of stewardship obligations; document and track stewardship actions.
•Provide information on a range of topics, including personal giving, recognition programs and best practices.
•Assists units in the identification, development and implementation of programs and events to acknowledge, recognize, and report impact to friends of the university.
•Assist partners to coordinate the identification and capitalization of new stewardship opportunities to demonstrate the impact of philanthropy through online and physical collateral.
•Create and develop reports, project analysis, graphics, spreadsheets, and other customized collateral.
•Assist with gift processing, thank you letters, and data entry.
•Provide administrative support for Assistant Dean for Advancement.

Other duties as assigned


•Bachelor's degree and two years of experience in advancement/development or related field.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


•Hybrid-work eligible
•Cubicle/Open workspace environment which may result in additional or higher levels of noise and visual distractions.
•Ability to work evening and weekend hours, as necessary, on short or limited notice.

Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral. The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].


Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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