Development Coordinator (2 positions)

Development Coordinator (2 positions)

  • 527277
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 79
  • UAF Development

Are you a detail-oriented person who enjoys working with people? Is storytelling and writing in your wheelhouse? If so, consider joining the UAF Development team on the Troth Yeddha’ Campus! The development coordinator is instrumental in making UAF’s supporters feel appreciated and connected to the impact of their philanthropy.

These positions will create relationships with internal stakeholders across the university to share fundraising policies and procedures and assist with their individual fundraising activities. Excellent project management skills are essential to keep initiatives running smoothly, design and create impact reports for benefactors, and track and organize fundraising activities related to key donor relationships.

The development coordinators works closely with the Development team and various university departments to make a meaningful impact through fundraising. This essential team member works with the UA Foundation to establish new funds, gather information for benefactors, and assist with small and large events. 

If you're ready to bring your talents to a dynamic university setting, we want to hear from you! Join us in shaping the future of giving in higher education and become a part of the UAF Development team and embark on a rewarding journey in philanthropy!

To excel in this role, you must enjoy interacting with the public, have a keen eye for detail, and possess strong written communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public relations, business, public administration or relevant field and two years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Position Details:

This position is located on the UAF campus in Fairbanks, Alaska. This is a full-time, term-funded, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

Applications will be accepted for review on 1/10/2024, to ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55 PM, Alaska Standard Time on  (1/9/2024).

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Bridget Thimsen, Signers Business Office HR Coordinator, at bmthimsen@alaska.edu or 907-474-5979.

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