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.


Advancement Services

Support Technician

We are currently seeking a Support Technician to join our dynamic team. The Support Technician is a part of the Advancement Services department and is responsible for ensuring that the Foundation’s staff are supported on a daily basis for their IT needs.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Associate’s degree with 2-3 years’ experience with a Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience with VMWare, Active Directory, MS Office, MS Windows, Apple OS X and SharePoint support.
  • Advanced hardware, software and network troubleshooting skills with printers, fax machines, desktop computers, laptops and tablets both PC & Mac, cell phones and audio/video setup, and tech support.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.

Exceptional candidates should view full position description and apply online.

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Donor Engagement

Graphic Designer, Creative Services

We are currently seeking a Graphic Designer to join our dynamic team in Creative Services. The Graphic Designer ensures outstanding quality, effective production and effective delivery of creative services to UCF by producing high-quality print and web design for cultivation and recognition needs of the Colleges and university. The right candidate is able to think quickly, respond candidly, meet deadlines, take initiative, multi-task, and strengthen UCF creative services. Also serves in a cross-functional team role as needed.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree Design or equivalent and 1-3 years of experience; agency experience preferred
  • Outstanding computer, communication, and marketing writing skills
  • Proficient with MAC, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency in HTML, dot net development and web coding experience a plus
  • Outstanding client relationship skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong negotiation, problem-solving and time-management skills
  • Thorough understanding of printing processes, offset and digital printing technologies and best practices
  • Advanced understanding of print and responsive web technology, including social media and design trends
  • Ability to work with vendors/freelancers, including photographers and videographers
  • Ability to work comfortably in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail and deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize work flow
  • Basic copywriting/writing/content skills a plus

Exceptional candidates should view full position description and apply online.

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Development

Director of Development, CEAS

We are currently seeking a Director of Development to join our dynamic team in the College of Engineering & Applied Science. The Director of Development is responsible for raising money and directing fundraising activities for the benefit of the College of Engineering & Applied Science. Activities of the Director will be coordinated with other UCF fundraising activities. 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5-7 years of experience, or advanced degree with 3-5 years of experience
  • Record of successful gift solicitation and closure.
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to interact favorably with a diverse group of individuals and to foster strong, productive relationships.
  • Willingness to travel and attend evening and weekend activities as needed. Valid driver’s license required for travel.
  • A commitment to and passion for the role of development in advancing the mission of the University of Cincinnati.
Exceptional candidates should view full position description and apply online.


Director of Regional Development

We are currently seeking a Director of Regional Development to join our dynamic team. The Director of Regional Development is responsible for planning, implementing and managing the UCF Regional Development Program. The Director will be responsible for building and managing a portfolio of prospects with gift potential at the $50,000+ level through discovery, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship calls across the country. This position works in close partnership with other UCF college, unit and central development staff and requires extensive travel. 
Ideal candidates will have:
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5-7 years of experience or advanced degree with 3-5 years of experience. 
  • Previous management experience. 
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to interact favorably with a diverse group of individuals. 
  • Must be willing to travel extensively for this position and attend evening and weekend activities as needed. Valid driver’s license required for travel. 
  • 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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Assistant/Associate Director of Development, DAAP

We are currently seeking an Assistant/Associate Director of Development, DAAP to join our dynamic team. The Assistant/Associate Director of Development is responsible for raising money and directing fundraising activities for the benefit of the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP). Activities of the Assistant/Associate Director will be coordinated with other UCF fundraising activities. 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years of experience, or advanced degree with 2-3 years of experience.
  • Experience in a higher-education environment preferred.
  • Record of successful gift solicitation and closure.
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact favorably with a diverse group of individuals and to foster strong, productive relationships.
  • Willingness to travel and attend evening and weekend activities as needed.  Valid driver’s license required for travel.
  • A commitment to and passion for the role of development in advancing the mission of the University of Cincinnati.
Exceptional candidates should view full position description and apply online.