Manager, Pipeline Research – UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH

The Pipeline Research Office (PRO) provides critical information to the fundraisers, including the President, AVP Advancement and Sr. Administration, to connect donors with the University’s funding opportunities. In partnership with the fundraising units at AA&D, PRO identifies, investigates, evaluates, and provides analysis, assessment, and recommendations on prospective donors and volunteers to determine capacity, inclination, and interest in aligning with the University’s priorities.

It is also responsible for coordinating, implementing and maintaining pipeline management activities, from providing in-depth, timely, strategic information, to developing reports that monitor, and make recommendations to management on, fundraisers’ plans, portfolio sizes, distribution, and movement through the fundraising cycle.

Salary Range:  TBC

Posted On:  January 25, 2023

Closing On:  March 12, 2023

Location:  Guelph, Ontario

Employment Type:  Full Time

Job Experience:  Junior


The department of Alumni Affairs & Development (AA&D) is a central service at the University of Guelph (U of G), accountable for raising money for the institution’s strategic priorities through the identification and alignment of donors and prospective donors. In our work, we advance the mission of the University of Guelph 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.

As Manager of Pipeline Research, 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.

Recognized as the subject matter expert in this space, you will develop, implement and communicate the strategic direction of the Pipeline Research Office. Your specific roles and responsibilities will include:



 To assume the role of Manager, Pipeline Research, you should be a persuasive communicator with strong data skills and a profile that includes:

 Un undergraduate Honours degree (g. Library Science, Business, Information Management, Commerce, Statistics, or Social Sciences).

The ability to communicate with, and influence others, including senior leaders, colleagues, internal partners, and external clients, is pivotal for success in this role.


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 Manager, Pipeline Research, including application instructions, please go to our website at, quoting Hiring #2023-0050, 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.