Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

We are currently seeking to hire a Donor Relations Officer. In this role, you will be responsible for working with our fundraising staff and making sure donors are getting communications and gifts that they see as warranted and valuable. You will be responsible for implementing elements of the stewardship and donor relations programs that promote engagement with and recognition of alumni, volunteers, and donors at all levels. In addition, you will sustain positive relations between the university and its donors; maintains ongoing and active networking with internal and external constituencies; and coordinates recognition activities for donors. You will coordinate projects for recognition and engagement, including written materials, donor signage, and administrative projects. You will also be tasked with handling mail merges and editing documents. You must be able to run and analyze large reports that look at what is happening with donors. The successful candidate will have a background in marketing, communications, or public relations. This is a full time role that will report to our University Center Tower on Fannin in the heart of the Texas Medical Center. You will be eligible for full benefits including low cost health care options as well as an excellent retirement program administered by the State of Texas.


Implement an integrated donor relations program that encompasses donor acknowledgments, endowment status reports, student thank you letters, and events; verifies that all items and activities are personalized and accurate before mailing.

Coordinate and manage various stewardship programs (including print, email, and outreach activities), including formatting emails in Constant Contact and maintaining relationships with vendors

Ensure approved stewardship plans and activities are implemented in a timely and efficient manner

Assist with coordinating individualized stewardship plans in partnership with gift officers as needed

Assist with updating stewardship profiles for top tier donors, ensuring timely and accurate daily processing

Perform other duties as assigned


At least a Bachelor’s degree

Two (2) years of experience in a fundraising, marketing, sales, or fulfillment environment, preferably in a higher education or non-profit setting


Qualified candidates may apply online by clicking here

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