The University of Illinois Foundation is the perfect place to put your diverse skills, academic background and professional experience to use. We often seek individuals with expertise in:

  • Accounting
  • Annual giving
  • Communications
  • Donor relations and engagement
  • Events
  • Gift development
  • Information systems
  • Gift planning and trust relations
  • Records services
  • Research
  • Stewardship


We offer a benefits package similar to the competitive, comprehensive plan provided by the University of Illinois. Staff members participate in the State Universities Retirement System , which provides cost-effective benefits administration for annuitants, plan participants, and employers.

Foundation employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of employment. Their dependent children are eligible until age 19 (or age 23 if they are full-time students).

Certain benefits are provided at no cost to the employee while others involve a premium.

Key benefits include:

  • Basic term life insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Disability plan
  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • Tuition and fee waivers
  • Mentoring Program

Questions? Please email UIF HR or call 217-333-0810.

University Positions

If you are interested in working for the University of Illinois, we encourage you to review the Employment Center site. It provides listings of employment opportunities and general employment information for all three University of Illinois campuses at Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield.

For University development/advancement positions at Urbana-Champaign, please view job openings listed with the campus's Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement.

The University of Illinois Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Thank you for your interest in the University of Illinois Foundation.