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Share Job Descriptions with CASE Members!

CASE is rebuilding its online job description collection for members and needs your help. We're looking for job descriptions for all advancement functions, staff levels and institution types from any country. We hope to expand the collection to include descriptions for a variety of volunteer positions.

Simply send job descriptions to CASE at member support center. Job descriptions will be posted online for all CASE members.

Use the links below to see job functions and topics we hope to see represented in our new collection.

Advancement services

  • Data analysis and data mining
  • Donor communications
  • Donor and alumni records/information management, including information systems, portals, data entry and integrity, compliance issues, internal/external reporting
  • Donor relations and stewardship
  • Gift processing, accounting, recording
  • Predictive modeling
  • Prospect research and management
  • Administrative services that support advancement services operations, offices or staff
  • Advancement services management

Alumni relations

  • Alumni association staff
  • Alumni center / facility management
  • Alumni communications and marketing
  • Social media and mobile technologies
  • Clubs / chapters / affinity groups
  • College / school / program / athletics alumni
  • International alumni
  • Young alumni
  • Student groups or programs
  • Volunteer relations or management
  • Board relations or management
  • Education and travel programs
  • Award programs
  • Career programs or services
  • Homecoming / reunion / other special events
  • Magazines and other publications
  • Membership programs
  • Affinity revenue programs
  • Administrative services that support alumni offices / associations or staff
  • Alumni relations management

Communications & marketing

  • Communications (general / overall)
  • Community relations
  • Crisis communications
  • Development / campaign / stewardship communications
  • External affairs / relations
  • Government relations
  • Internal communications
  • Magazine editors, writers, photographers, graphic artists/designers, etc.
  • Marketing (print, online, integrated, social media, mobile, etc.)
  • Media relations / news services
  • Public relations / public information
  • Publications / creative services
  • Social media / mobile technologies
  • Special events
  • Student recruitment / enrollment
  • Web content managers, editors, writers
  • Administrative services that support communications and marketing offices or staff
  • Communications and marketing management


  • Annual giving and the annual fund
  • Athletics / college / school / unit fundraising
  • Campaigns
  • Corporate and foundation relations
  • Development communications
  • Donor relations and stewardship
  • International fundraising
  • Legacy and planned gifts
  • Major gifts
  • Matching gift programs
  • Online / social media fundraising
  • Principal gifts
  • Administrative services that support fundraising offices or staff
  • Fundraising management


  • Alumni club / chapter / branch / affinity group volunteers
  • Alumni country / region volunteers / ambassadors / contacts 
  • Board members and officers for alumni associations, advisory councils and institutionally related foundations
  • Class agents
  • Campaign chair, co-chair
  • Campaign committee members
  • Major gifts committee members
  • Phonathon callers
  • Any other volunteer job descriptions

View sample submission guidelines.

See a list of online and print samples currently in our collections.