​​We’re looking for people who want to build their careers while ensuring the university continues to transform Wisconsin and the world.

Featured Opportunities

We offer competitive salary and benefits and a workplace culture that is positive, inspiring, and inclusive.

Marketing Director

Marketing & Communications Division

Ideas are a must and so is leadership!  As one of our Marketing Directors, you’ll collaborate with your team and others to concept big ideas and develop them into powerful campaigns. If you have ideas…let’s hear them. You will also lead direct reports, cross-functional teams and idea adoption across the organization. There is a difference between management […]

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Human Resources Coordinator

Operational Excellence Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Human Resources (HR) Coordinator to join the Human Resources team!   The HR Coordinator will report to the Talent Development Manager, and support the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), HR team, and key stakeholders to provide HR […]

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Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Student Call Center

Marketing & Communications Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA) is looking for innovator that’s energetic about data, passionate about leading college students, and ready to transform a phonathon into a student-centered, digital philanthropy and engagement center for UW-Madison.   As a coach, mentor, leader, and strategist, this team member will leverage modern marketing tools and a team […]

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Writer – Limited Term Employment (LTE)

Marketing & Communications Division

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is recruiting for a Writer to join the Communications team. This is an LTE position and will work approximately 30 hours / week.   This position will help proofread and copyedit WFAA materials and will manage submissions to and write material […]

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Mission and Values

WFAA believes in the value of the University of Wisconsin–Madison — its students, its alumni, Wisconsin, and the world. We work with alumni and friends to advance the UW, now and into the future. Working to support UW–Madison, our culture is collaborative and mission driven. We strive to promote from within, and we value professional growth and volunteer opportunities. Our teams use cutting-edge technology and sophisticated data every day to achieve results. We foster a comfortable work environment where our employees dress for their day in modern office spaces. Along with competitive salary, WFAA offers an above-market employer contribution for our 401(k) plan, as well as health, dental, and vision insurance.
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Mission and Values

WFAA believes in the value of UW–Madison.
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Employee Benefits

We provide health, dental, a generous 401(k), and an array of other benefits.
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Teamwork

Our staff of more than 300 works together, bridging eight divisions to achieve results.
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Diversity and Inclusion

At WFAA, we foster a positive and inclusive work environment.
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Spotlight on Dexter Patterson

Dexter Patterson ’14 is WFAA’s social media and digital specialist. A Madison native, he earned his bachelor’s degree at UW–Madison in life-sciences communication and recently received his master’s in communication from Purdue University. He and his family live in Sun Prairie. On his WFAA website staff profile, Dexter lists his favorite quote: “If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.” — Zig Ziglar
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Spotlight on Kari Stokosa

Kari Stokosa is WFAA’s Managing Director of Research & Prospect Management. A native of Greenfield, Wisconsin, Kari earned her degree in atmospheric and oceanic sciences from UW–Madison in 1999. Although she never intended to be an on-air meteorologist, she says, “I’m very thankful for the wide breadth of skills I obtained in the process of working on this Letters & Science degree.”
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Spotlight on Scott McKinney

Scott McKinney joined the UW Foundation in 1998 and is now WFAA’s chief operating officer. A Madison native, he attended Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota and then worked briefly in undergraduate admissions. He returned to Madison to attend law school and earned his JD in 1998.
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