The collaborative atmosphere among the development staff and the resources available to support the front-line development work are terrific. The work environment is professional but there is also a great sense of friendship and support among the staff.
Living in a college town you are exposed to so much openness and diversity. Iowa City is a town that is easy to navigate with lots of things to experience from collegiate sports to amazing arts and entertainment activities. Iowa City is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.
Having moved back to Iowa City from both coasts (I was splitting time between Portland, Oregon, and Portland, Maine) it's great to be back home. I'm enjoying my 10-minute commute, exploring new restaurants, and attending Hawkeye sporting events. The schools here are great and my family is quickly getting involved with the community."
Having worked in donor relations for many years, it was rare to see the type of commitment by a university to the stewardship of donors by creating a position at this level. I was intrigued and found when I arrived that the commitment to our donors – their passions, their interests, honoring the intent of their gifts – permeated the entire organization.
At the University of Iowa Foundation, our mission is to Inspire Generosity and Exceed Expectations. By working for the UI Foundation, you can play an important role in providing life-changing opportunities, not just for students pursuing their career goals, but for countless individuals from Iowa and around the world who benefit from the university's services and programs, and from the leading-edge research and advancements in medicine that are happening at Iowa. You will find that the UI has a wide circle of generous alumni and friends who are just as committed to excellence as our faculty and staff.
The UI Foundation has long been a pacesetter for philanthropy in the higher education world. Learn more about how our core values of innovation, communication, donor centricity, and our culture of professionalism, integrity, and collaboration lead to an exceptional workplace, dedicated to advancing our great university.
The University of Iowa Foundation was organized in 1956 to help the University of Iowa meet needs beyond those provided for by state support, and to reach new levels of distinction by generating significant private gift support. Since its founding, the UIF has generated more than $2 billion in outright gifts and commitments for future gifts for the UI.Read More
Area residents enjoy big-city amenities in a small-town atmosphere, and the UI attracts and sponsors a wide variety of programming throughout the community, including lectures and performances by visiting authors, artists, scientists, and historians. Hawkeye sports also attract thousands of fans to Iowa City each season.Read More
The UI Foundation relies on skilled professionals from a variety of areas to advance the university, including development, finance, information technology, communications, and more.
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