The University of Cincinnati Foundation

The University of Cincinnati Foundation

Careers

The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research.

The University of Cincinnati Foundation is the private sector fund-raising entity for the University of Cincinnati and its campuses, colleges, departments and units. The Foundation is charged to encourage philanthropy for the University and to secure and steward contributions in support of UC's education, research and service goals.

All offers of employment, with the exception of student positions, are contingent upon passing a criminal background check and drug test.


Business & Finance

We are currently seeking a Vice President-Chief Financial Officer to join our dynamic team. The Vice President-Chief Financial Officer has leadership responsibility for directing the financial operations of UCF including financial planning and reporting, accounting, budgeting, payroll, investment, tax and audit activities. This position recruits, leads, motivates and manages a team of finance professionals. 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 10+ years of experience or advanced degree with 7-10 years of experience.  Degree should be in accounting, finance, business or related field
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong analytical, budgeting, forecasting, cash management and cost control skills
  • Significant experience in leading and managing a finance department and staff
  • An understanding of philanthropy and the associated legal and tax principles
  • Demonstrate ease in interacting with high-level individuals and exhibit excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills
  • Must be willing to attend evening and weekend activities and travel, as needed
  • A commitment to and passion for the role of development in furthering the mission of the University of Cincinnati is essential

Exceptional candidates should view full position description and apply online:

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Development

Assistant Director of Annual Giving

We are currently seeking an Assistant Director of Annual Giving to join our dynamic team. The Assistant Director of Annual Giving’s primary area of focus will be the development and implementation of effective multi-channel solicitation Annual Giving programs at the University of Cincinnati. 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Energetic, self-starting professional who works well in a team environment
  • Bachelor’s degree (in marketing or a related field is preferred) with 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in annual giving or in a university setting is a plus.
  • Experience with direct mail, e-solicitation, and new media.
  • Ability to manage relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Ability to analyze data in order to develop solicitation strategies and measure outcomes.
  • Ability to create and execute viable strategic plans.
  • Knowledge of data bases and ability to work with IT staff in order to obtain lists, reports, and data to support work.
  • Organizational and analytical ability and timeliness.  Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities, produce quality work and meet strict deadlines.
  • Solid written and communication skills; proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Experience with Blackbaud CRM or other Blackbaud systems is a plus.

Exceptional candidates should view full position description and apply online.

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Assistant Director of Constituent Development - College-Conservatory of Music

We are currently seeking an Assistant Director of Constituent Development to join our dynamic team at the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). The Assistant Director of Constituent Development raises funds for CCM and is responsible for planning, implementing and managing the constituent engagement programs including responsibility for the direction of Friends of CCM, alumni, constituent and donor relations, annual giving, special events and development communications associated with CCM’s public information office. 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 1-3 years of experience.  Experience should include development or planning, implementing and managing alumni/constituent affairs, special events and/or volunteer management.
  • Knowledge and experience in the arts preferred but not mandated.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing to develop a rapport with individuals at all levels.
  • High degree of initiative and the ability to motivate other team members.
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office product, particularly knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Exceptional candidates should view full position description and apply online.

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