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Working in University Advancement

What could be better than coming to work every day knowing you’re having a positive impact on thousands of lives? 

Our mission in University Advancement is to inspire motivated, generous donors to invest in the Stony Brook University people and programs that match their interests and passions.

With New York State funding just 18% of Stony Brook University’s operating budget, philanthropy is critical to our students, faculty, researchers, clinicians and patients and for creating the margin of excellence you’d expect from a public research university ranked 35th in the country.

The work we do here matters to so many. Our team is motivated, collaborative, creative, and fun to work with and we hope you’ll consider Stony Brook University as an exciting next step in your career path. Below are current or pending job openings in Stony Brook Advancement.

Learn more about why over 14,000 love their jobs at Stony Brook, here


  • Director of Development, Children's Hospital
  • Data Analyst
  • Director of Development, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Director of Development, Turkana Basin Institute
  • Associate Director, Annual Giving
  • Administrative Assistant for Advancement
  • Director of Development for Surgery
  • Assistant to the Executive Director for Advancement College of Arts & Sciences
  • Annual Giving Coordinator
  • Senior Director of Gift Planning

    Please email for questions related to any of the open jobs on our site.

Visit Stony Brook University's career page to apply online or email to learn more about these opportunities.

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