Alumni Advancement Manager, College of Biological Science – UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH

As Alumni Advancement Manager for the College of Biological Science (CBS), you will be a member of this campus-wide team and, as such, epitomize the department’s shared values of respect, empowerment, integrity, appreciation, and forward focus.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced alumni relations and fundraising professional to work with alumni, donors and volunteers in the College of Biological Science, a globally recognized academic faculty with a mission to improve life through science. From DNA to cells to complex ecosystems, CBS produces intrepid and interdisciplinary research in a student-centred learning environment that encourages and promotes a comprehensive understanding of systems that govern life.

Salary Range:   $64,806-$97,208

Posted On:  July 24, 2023

Closing On:  August 20, 2023

Location:  Guelph, Ontario

Employment Type:  Temporary, full-time position (July 2023 – September 30, 2024)

Level:  Junior

Salary Range:  $64,806-$97,208


In our work, at the department of Alumni Affairs & Development (AA&D), we advance the mission of the University of Guelph (U of G) by building lifelong relationships with our community: alumni, donors, and friends. Our vision is for U of G to be personally relevant in the lives of our community members. Through these relationships, we amplify the impact of philanthropy to create unique solutions for the challenges facing our world.

Reporting to the Associate Director, Annual Giving, and in consultation with the Dean and faculty, you will work actively to engage alumni in the life of the College through annual giving fundraising (contributions of up to $25,000) and strategic relationship management through strategic events and programs. More specifically, your responsibilities will include:

NOTE: Some evening and weekend work will be required, along with possible travel in support of certain activities.


 To assume the role of Alumni Advancement Manager, College of Biological Science, you should be a results-oriented, entrepreneurial fundraiser and relationship builder whose profile includes:



The University of Guelph (www.uoguelph.cais one of Canada’s leading research-intensive comprehensive institutions, with a record of outstanding scholarship in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical and engineering sciences, agriculture and veterinary sciences. This is your chance to join us in our endeavour to improve life.

To view a detailed posting for the role of Alumni Advancement Manager, College of Biological Science, including application instructions, please go to our website at, quoting Hiring #2023-0391, must be sent to:

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.