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Development Officer- College of Liberal Arts
Auburn University

Date Posted Apr. 23, 2024
Title Development Officer- College of Liberal Arts
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Constituency Development
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Institutional Advancement
Auburn Advancement and the College of Liberal Arts are excited to begin the search for a Development Officer to join our development team! The ideal candidate is self-motivated, metrics driven, and possesses an innate ability to get things done. As a Development Professional, you will have the opportunity to travel extensively and conduct face-to-face visits with alumni and supporters. This position helps connect these individuals back to the College and University in a philanthropic way that is meaningful to them, while making an everlasting impact at Auburn University. This position is responsible for the qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gift prospects. The individual should be a team player who can manage their own job duties and responsibilities, but is willing to assist with special projects, initiatives, events and other duties as necessary.

The College of Liberal Arts is a compilation of nearly 20 very diverse departments and programs. Some of these diverse programs include Aviation, Arts History, Music, Political Science, Theatre & Dance, World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, etc. This multifarious college is led by Dean Jason Hicks, a scholar in human memory, who upon stepping into this role, outlined four strategic priorities to move the college forward. These included maintaining a welcoming and inclusive environment, elevating the college’s research enterprise, professional development for faculty and staff, and strengthening student success.

We have an opportunity to fill this position at any level. In pursuit of being the best development shop and acquiring top talent, position title and salary will be commensurate with experience. Visit our website for more information.

It is an exciting time to join Auburn Advancement which includes Operations and Strategy, Talent and Culture, Engagement, Philanthropy, and Communications. Led by Senior Vice President Robert Wellbaum, an energetic, experienced, and respected advancement leader, this newly formed organization has a vision to lead and shape the future of advancement. It embraces purpose, collaboration, innovation, and production as core values. Auburn Advancement is committed to a culture that fosters mutual respect, inclusion, accountability, and professional development. It offers a modern work environment where employees are trusted to realize their full potential and earn their pinnacle career experience.

About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more!

Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

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