Careers in Advancement

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University Advancement communicates innovative stories, engages with alumni and friends and raises the funds necessary to help create better futures for Ohio State, our region and the world beyond. This is made possible through our talented, diverse and enthusiastic staff who share the common vision of encouraging awareness, engagement and philanthropy for Ohio State.

Job opportunities

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  • Director of Development, Scholarship and Student Support - job opening number 381194
    Provides direction and coordination of fundraising strategies for the newly formed office of Scholarship and Student Support which represents an amplified focus on our $500 million scholarship priority within the But For Ohio State campaign. The centrally based Director develops and implements short- and long-term plans to secure major gifts ($100,000 and higher) from alumni, friends, volunteers, corporations, foundations and other entities in support of the university’s “Placing Students First” goals.
  • Research Associate 2, Prospect Development - job opening number 381263
    Collects, maintains, analyzes and distributes information on individuals and organizations to support development and advancement goals. This position will serve as a research contact and partner for multiple assigned fundraising units within the university to discover new prospects for that area and frequently conduct biographical and financial research to profile current or potential donors to the university.

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