Mizzou Advancement emphasizes talent acquisition and professional development in service to our overall mission of enhancing private support of the University of Missouri. As a result, the division continues to attract top talent from around the country. Comprising 180 staff members with a presence across the United States and around the world, Mizzou Advancement announced the $1.3 billion Mizzou: Our Time to Lead campaign in October 2015. At its conclusion in 2020, it was the most successful philanthropic campaign in the University's history, at over $1.4 billion.

At Mizzou Advancement, we celebrate our diverse community of donors, alumni, staff, and friends. We are committed to taking bold steps to create an inclusive culture where everyone is seen, heard, and valued. Our team is continually learning and growing on our journey to embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do. We believe that diversity of views, informed by a breadth of life experiences, help us to understand our humanity more deeply and improve our service to mankind. Our efforts to be inclusive must be intentional and thoughtful, so that we might realize the full benefit of the diversity we seek to build within Advancement.  Together we are stronger. Together we are better. Together we are Mizzou Advancement. 

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Nov 11, 2022  
$70,000 - $95,000 yearly
The Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business prepares students for success as global citizens, business leaders, scholars, innovators, and entrepreneurs. For over 100 years, students have been guided with a forward-looking, interdisciplinary approach to business education. Together with our global network of partners and philanthropic supporters, we will meet the needs of a rapidly changing and diverse world today while anticipating the opportunities of tomorrow. The Trulaske College of Business educates more than 4,400 undergraduate and 400 graduate business students. Among its offerings are an undergraduate degree in business administration; a 150-hour program that confers both undergraduate and master’s degrees in accountancy; four online master’s degree programs, including the Crosby MBA; and PhD programs in accountancy and business administration. The college takes great pride in its students, its graduates and its highly ranked programs. More than 41,000 alumni...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Nov 10, 2022  
$70,000 - $95,000 yearly
The University of Missouri Office of Advancement is hiring a Director of Advancement to work as a member of the fundraising team for the College of Arts and Science. This position will work under the supervision and guidance of the Executive Director of Advancement and in close collaboration with other advancement team members, and unit staff. This position will have the opportunity to: Raise funds to support students, faculty, staff, research, and programs in the College of Arts and Science Develop and initiate appropriate cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies.  Solicit for gifts of at least $50,000 from alumni, friends, and corporations Establish and maintain authentic relationships that match donor’s desired impact with organizational priority and lead to impactful philanthropic gifts. Research and ask potential donors thoughtful questions to gain insight into needs, beliefs, interest, and donation habits to understand how best to...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Oct 12, 2022  
$85,000 - $115,000 yearly
The University of Missouri seeks highly qualified applicants for the role of Senior Director of Advancement in the Honors College. The Senior Director will direct a portfolio of individual & corporate/foundation major-gift prospects, develop annual advancement plans for the college, and foster relationships that lead to gifts in support of the Honors College priorities. The Senior Director will collaborate with the leadership in the Honors College and MU Advancement to secure six/seven/eight figure gifts and serve as the primary steward for the college. Drive the fundraising and alumni/stakeholder engagement efforts within the Honors College in conjunction with its director and MU Advancement Proactively identify prospective individual and corporate/foundation donors to secure major gifts Create the College’s annual advancement plan and oversee the development, implementation, and management Strategically partner with the Honors College Marketing and...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Aug 03, 2022  
$48,000 yearly
Join a dedicated team to make a difference in the lives of donors to the University of Missouri. We are looking for an outstanding teammate to join the Office of Donor Relations to relate the amazing work we are doing, thereby inspiring and engaging supporters of our health enterprise. We work cohesively, seeking excellence in the work we do which is to communicate the impact of private philanthropy to different audiences through events, acknowledgments, and gift announcements. We also engage with donors to create positive experiences with the University and demonstrate the impact of their support. This position is responsible for the following: Lead the development, planning, and execution of special events designed to engage and inspire donors to our health enterprise including: The creation of a signature fundraising event for Children’s Hospital Salon events designed to build awareness and drive the cultivation of new supporters Individual donor events that...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Jul 19, 2022  
$18.00 - $23.00 hourly
Join a dedicated team to make a difference in the lives of donors to the University of Missouri. We are looking for an outstanding teammate to join the Office of Donor Relations to relate the amazing work we are doing, thereby inspiring and engaging our supporters. We work cohesively, seeking excellence in the work we do which is communicate the impact of private philanthropy to different audiences through events, acknowledgments, and gift announcements. We also engage with donors to create positive experiences with the University and demonstrate the impact of their support. This position is responsible for the following: Assist in the development of special events designed to engage and inspire donors. Help manage event timelines and checklists to organize the event planning process. Manage invitation lists and track attendance for all advancement events including Jefferson Club, principal gift, and game day activities. Assist with tracking invitations, attendance...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Jul 19, 2022  
$48,000 - $60,000 yearly
MU’s College of Arts and Science is dedicated to helping students discover their future. As an Advancement Officer, you will work alongside our fundraising team to support the vital work of the college’s students, faculty, and researchers as they rise to the challenges of tomorrow. Working under the supervision and guidance of the Executive Director of Advancement, this Advancement Officer will: Raise funds on behalf of the students, staff, researchers and programs of the College of Arts and Science Build authentic relationships with key supporters and donors to the College of Arts and Science, while cultivating a base of new and potential friends, alumni and corporate partners Demonstrate the continued impact of donors’ generosity to supporters and friends of the College Create personalized, innovative ways of matching donor interests with areas of support To thrive in this role, the ideal candidate must have: A strong sense of emotional...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Jul 12, 2022  
The University of Missouri seeks highly qualified applicants for a senior leadership role of Executive Director for Advancement in the School of Law. The Executive Director for Advancement will direct a portfolio of individual & corporate/foundation major-gift prospects, develop annual advancement plans for the college, and foster relationships that lead to gifts in support of the school. The Executive Director will collaborate with the dean, department chairs, and MU Advancement to secure six/seven/eight figure gifts and serve as the primary steward for the college. This leader will build, shape, and manage a team of two. Direct team culture and provide leadership, coaching, mentoring, and inspiration to the School of Law Advancement Team. Champion a work environment to support the School’s commitment to compassion and inclusive excellence Drive the fundraising and alumni/stakeholder engagement efforts within the School in conjunction with the Dean and MU Advancement...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Jul 12, 2022  
$15.00 hourly
This position will provide general support for the Endowment Administrator and the Planned Gift Administrator in Advancement Services. This person may periodically interact with donors, alumni, faculty, and staff and answer general calls and questions via phone and email. Candidates should have strong written and verbal communication skills and a commitment to confidentiality of information. The Office Support Staff will provide support in these key areas: Endowment processing: Upload perceptive content additions and updates for endowment files, manage the DocuSign process for endowment and other gift agreements, and handle endowment stewardee additions and changes in Advance. Enter updates to the Fund Management database. Assist with the annual endowment donor reporting process and internal endowment reporting to various campus units and staff. Answer general endowment inquiries such as: looking up account balance information; assist with Fund Management...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Jul 07, 2022  
$48,000 - $65,500 yearly
The University of Missouri (MU), Office of Advancement, and the College of Veterinary Medicine are hiring an Advancement Officer to work as a member of the fundraising team. The MU College of Veterinary Medicine is Missouri’s only institution that confers the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.  The Mission of CVM is to teach, heal, discover and serve.  Support for the College is inspired by care received, interest in helping the next generation of veterinarians pursue their dreams, or the wish to be a part of a medical breakthrough. The College of Veterinary Medicine is in an exciting phase of growth and transformation, which has created opportunity for increased engagement via the addition of a full-time Advancement Officer. MU seeks an enthusiastic candidate with a focus on client engagement in the Veterinary Health Center (VHC).  The Advancement Officer will join a team of two fundraising professionals who work closely with the dean of the College and staff to advance the mission...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Jul 06, 2022  
$55,000 - $72,500 yearly
Mizzou Advancement is constantly looking for talented, driven individuals to help us in supporting the university we love and providing opportunities for Missourians and beyond. As our Recruiter, you’ll be spearheading that effort; we’ll be counting on you to help us recruit, retain and interview candidates from around the country and world to find people that embody our core values of passion, engagement and teamwork. Successful candidates will: Work alongside the UM System Recruitment Center of Expertise (COE) to develop a full-cycle recruitment and onboarding system for the Office of Advancement Identify creative and effective candidate sourcing and networking techniques Lead branding and marketing efforts to expand our recruitment footprint Screen, interview and reference-check prospective team members across all levels Foster and maintain positive relationships with our hiring managers, prospective team members and our Advancement team in general...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Jun 07, 2022  
$48,000 - $65,000 yearly
The University of Missouri School of Medicine is seeking an Advancement Officer to join our fundraising team to raise significant funds from a select group of individuals and alumni. This professional will work closely with the school’s Dean and the Advancement team to advance the mission of the school. As the first publicly supported medical school west of the Mississippi River, the MU School of Medicine has improved health, education, and research since 1872. More Missouri physicians received their medical degree from MU than from any other university. The school boasts over 7,500 alumni/residents and 680 faculty physicians and scientists who educate more than 1,000 medical students, residents, fellows and others seeking advanced degrees.  Reporting to the School’s Executive Director of Advancement, this position will: Identify prospective individual donors through discovery calls. Initiate cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for major...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Apr 29, 2022  
$20.00 - $23.80 hourly
The University of Missouri Division of Advancement is seeking a dynamic team member that will support the School of Medicine Advancement Team.  The successful candidate will oversee complex and strategic scheduling and high-level relationship management for the Executive Director for the Advancement for the School of Medicine, using excellent judgment and understanding when discretion and confidentiality as required.  This important position will have the opportunity to manage key projects, event coordination, donor activities and priorities to ensure goals and strategies are met in support of the School of Medicine Advancement Team. Other responsibilities of this role include: Review and assist with verification of performance metrics, gift proposals, as well as the compilation of fundraising reports for the School of Medicine Advancement Team; Provide staff support for a variety of external and internal events including, but not limited to, donor recognition and...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Apr 28, 2022  
$85,000 - $108,000 yearly
The University of Missouri Office of Advancement is hiring a Senior Director of Advancement to work as a member of the fundraising team for the Trulaske College of Business. This position will work under the supervision and guidance of the Executive Director of Advancement and in close collaboration with the Dean, other advancement team members, and unit staff. This position will supervise an Advancement Officer and will have the opportunity to: Identify prospective individual donors, corporations, and foundations for major gifts ($50,000 and above) and initiate appropriate cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies.  This responsibility will be measured by individually based goals for proposals delivered and closed, number of substantive personal contacts and visits, and dollars raised. With direction from the Executive Director of Advancement develop and implement an annual operating plan with monthly and quarterly activity and progress goals. Attend TCoB...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Apr 27, 2022  
$70,000 - $85,000 yearly
The University of Missouri Office of Advancement is hiring a Director of Advancement to work as a member of the fundraising team for the College of Trulaske College of Business. This position will work under the supervision and guidance of the Executive Director of Advancement and in close collaboration with the Dean, other advancement team members, and unit staff. This position will have the opportunity to: Identify prospective individual donors, corporations, and foundations for major gifts ($50,000 and above) and initiate appropriate cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies.  This responsibility will be measured by individually based goals for proposals delivered and closed, number of substantive personal contacts and visits, and dollars raised. With direction from the Executive Director of Advancement develop and implement an annual operating plan with monthly and quarterly activity and progress goals. Attend any College of Trulaske College of Business...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Apr 19, 2022  
$85,000 - $120,000 yearly
The University of Missouri Office of Advancement is hiring a Senior Director of Advancement to work as a member of the fundraising team for the College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources. This position will work under the supervision and guidance of the Executive Director of Advancement and in close collaboration with the Dean, other advancement team members, and unit staff. This position will have the opportunity to: Identify prospective individual donors, corporations, and foundations for major gifts ($50,000 and above) and initiate appropriate cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies.  This responsibility will be measured by individually based goals for proposals delivered and closed, number of substantive personal contacts and visits, and dollars raised. With direction from the Executive Director of Advancement develop and implement an annual operating plan with monthly and quarterly activity and progress goals. Attend CAFNR...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time
Mar 25, 2022  
$90,000 - $125,000 yearly
Mizzou Advancement is looking for the connectors, the believers that all things are possible when passionate people come together for a common goal. Are you that person? If so, come and join a growing team of connectors who are building a brighter future for the University of Missouri, an institution on the rise as it takes a stronger foothold in research and health care to address today’s grand challenges. Mizzou is a place where Big Ideas are taking hold. Advancement finds the Big Dreamers that make it all possible. We present an exciting opportunity with the Regional Advancement team. The Senior Director of Advancement will join an enthusiastic and energetic team committed to connecting Big Ideas and Big Dreamers. The ideal candidate is a seasoned, independent-working, motivated individual who will use best fundraising practices to bring donors together for the greater good through the University of Missouri. Best practices to identify, evaluate, cultivate, solicit...
University of Missouri Advancement Remote (Dallas, TX, USA) Full-Time
Mar 24, 2022  
$90,000 - $125,000 yearly
Mizzou Advancement is looking for the connectors, the believers that all things are possible when passionate people come together for a common goal. Are you that person? If so, come and join a growing team of connectors who are building a brighter future for the University of Missouri, an institution on the rise as it takes a stronger foothold in research and health care to address today’s grand challenges. Mizzou is a place where Big Ideas are taking hold. Advancement finds the Big Dreamers that make it all possible. We present an exciting opportunity with the Regional Advancement team. The Senior Director of Advancement will join an enthusiastic and energetic team committed to connecting Big Ideas and Big Dreamers. The ideal candidate is a seasoned, independent-working, motivated individual who will use best fundraising practices to bring donors together for the greater good through the University of Missouri. Best practices to identify, evaluate, cultivate, solicit and...
University of Missouri Advancement Remote (St. Louis, MO, USA) Full-Time
Mar 23, 2022  
$90,000 - $125,000 yearly
Mizzou Advancement is looking for the connectors, the believers that all things are possible when passionate people come together for a common goal. Are you that person? If so, come and join a growing team of connectors who are building a brighter future for the University of Missouri, an institution on the rise as it takes a stronger foothold in research and health care to address today’s grand challenges. Mizzou is a place where Big Ideas are taking hold. Advancement finds the Big Dreamers that make it all possible. We present an exciting opportunity with the Regional Advancement team. The Senior Director of Advancement will join an enthusiastic and energetic team committed to connecting Big Ideas and Big Dreamers. The ideal candidate is a seasoned, independent-working, motivated individual who will use best fundraising practices to bring donors together for the greater good through the University of Missouri. Best practices to identify, evaluate, cultivate, solicit and...
University of Missouri Advancement Remote (Kansas City, MO, USA) Full-Time
Mar 23, 2022  
$90,000 - $125,000 yearly
Mizzou Advancement is looking for the connectors, the believers that all things are possible when passionate people come together for a common goal. Are you that person? If so, come and join a growing team of connectors who are building a brighter future for the University of Missouri, an institution on the rise as it takes a stronger foothold in research and health care to address today’s grand challenges. Mizzou is a place where Big Ideas are taking hold. Advancement finds the Big Dreamers that make it all possible. We present an exciting opportunity with the Regional Advancement team. The Senior Director of Advancement will join an enthusiastic and energetic team committed to connecting Big Ideas and Big Dreamers. The ideal candidate is a seasoned, independent-working, motivated individual who will use best fundraising practices to bring donors together for the greater good through the University of Missouri. Best practices to identify, evaluate, cultivate, solicit and...
University of Missouri Advancement Remote (Chicago, IL, USA) Full-Time
Mar 22, 2022  
$17.00 hourly
Join a great team to make a difference in the lives of donors to the University of Missouri. We are looking for an outstanding teammate to join the Office of Donor Relations to relate the amazing work we are doing, thereby inspiring and engaging our supporters. We work cohesively, seeking excellence in the work we do which is communicate the impact of private philanthropy to different audiences through events, acknowledgments, and gift announcements. We also engage with donors to create positive experiences with the University and demonstrate the impact of their support. This position is responsible for the following: Support with special events such as suite activities for football and basketball, donor events, and gift announcements by pulling event invitation lists, tracking registration, and processing registration. Work with other Donor Relations team members in executing events to create exciting donor engagement experiences. Manage processes with research,...
University of Missouri Advancement Columbia, MO, USA Full-Time