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

Vice President-Chief Financial Officer

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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Data Entry/Office Services Clerk

We are currently seeking a Data Entry/Office Services Clerk to join our dynamic team.  The Data Entry/Office Services Clerk is responsible for a variety of data entry and office support duties.

Candidates must be/possess:

  • High school graduate.
  • Current and valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Computer experience required. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel preferred. 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Good work ethic and dedication to successfully completing tasks on time. Able to work occasional evening/weekend, as needed.
  • Must have ability to lift and carry up to 75 lbs.
Exceptional candidates should view full position description and apply online.

Development

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.

Assistant/Associate Athletic Director for Leadership Gifts

We are currently seeking an Assistant/Associate Athletic Director for Leadership Gifts to join our dynamic team. The Assistant/Associate Athletic Director for Leadership Gifts is responsible for planning and executing a comprehensive strategy to promote and optimize philanthropic support for Intercollegiate Athletics from prospects locally, regionally and nationally at the $25,000 and above gift level. This position also has responsibility for managing a major gift donors/prospects portfolio for the purpose of developing leadership giving and supplemental private support to fund capital priorities and endowments for the Department of Athletics.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5-7 years of experience or advanced degree with 3-5 years of experience.
  • Experience should be in development or closely-related field, preferably in college athletics and specific to major gift development
  • Working knowledge and experience with moves-based development practices
  • Comprehensive understanding of the principles and techniques associated with major gift/leadership gifts and planned giving
  • History of effective experience with high-level donors and prospects, including the skills to articulate campus priorities and solicit the interest of donors/prospects
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with internal and external constituencies which includes a proven track record of strong interpersonal communication, listening, relationship-building and closing major gifts
  • Ability to work independently and as part of Major Gifts team
  • Proven ability to work collegially with a diverse set of constituents, including donors and alumni, professional financial and legal advisors and UC Foundation colleagues
  • Proven ability to work with confidential information
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively, including extended work during weekend/evening hours
Exceptional candidates should view full position description and apply online.

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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