Current openings

Careers in the Office of Advancement are offered in the areas of Fundraising, Marketing, Engagement and Central Services.

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Turn your fundraising passion into a fulfilling career at Ohio State Advancement.

Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations, College of Law – job opening number 454594

The Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations will serve as the chief fundraiser, alumni relations leader and head of marketing and communications for the college. The Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations is responsible for understanding the mission, needs and value proposition of the college in order to strategically engage and gain support from a variety of constituent groups including prospective students and donors, alumni and friends.

Director of Corporate Relations, Fisher College of Business – job opening number 451260

The Director of Corporate Relations will understand the mission, needs and value proposition of the university and Fisher College of Business and build relationships with companies to increase philanthropic support. They will work collaboratively with the Office of Career Management, College Centers of Excellence, Executive Education, Academic Departments and administrative offices, to foster strategic partnerships and increase investment by external funders in support of institutional priorities of Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. Corporations will be identified by listening for opportunities to align their interests and passions with opportunities to invest in the university. The aim of the role is to actively manage a portfolio of companies to be asked for gifts of $100,000 and above.

Director of Development, College of Arts and Sciences – job opening number 454212

The Director of Development will understand the mission, needs and value proposition of the university and the College of Arts and Sciences and build relationships with prospective donors to increase philanthropic support. Donors such as alumni, friends and/or grateful patients will be identified by listening for opportunities to align their interests and passions with opportunities to donate to the university.

Director of Development, Wexner Medical Center (Heart and Vascular Center) – job opening number 454046               

The Director of Development will understand the mission, needs and value proposition of the university and the Wexner Medical Center and build relationships with prospective donors to increase philanthropic support. Donors such as alumni, friends and/or grateful patients will be identified by listening for opportunities to align their interests and passions with opportunities to donate to the Wexner Medical Center.

Marketing Strategist, University Marketing – job opening number 454446

University Marketing exists to advance the relevance, resonance and distinctiveness of Ohio State’s brand by leveraging disciplined and modern marketing practices that measurably grow and deepen audience perceptions, including their understanding of and preference for Ohio State.  University Marketing partners with colleges and units across the university and with members of the greater Ohio State community to continuously develop and enhance the Ohio State brand while advancing the university’s strategic goals.

Program Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement, James Cancer Hospital – job opening number 454211

The Program Coordinator for the Volunteer Engagement team will take initiative to lead and provide support on a variety of event, outreach and engagement opportunities designed to help enhance experiences for key stakeholders of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James).

Advancement Communications Specialist, College of Arts and Sciences – job opening number 454440

The Advancement office, within the College of Arts and Sciences, seeks an Advancement Communications Specialist to join our team. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest academic college on campus and is home to 38 departments, 20+ world-class research centers and more than 2,000 faculty and staff members. With more than 80 majors, students have the unique opportunity to study with the best artists, scholars and scientists in their field. The college values diversity and offers a supportive, open and inclusive community.

Senior Director of Prospect Development, Prospect Development – job opening number 452950

The Senior Director of Prospect Development oversees the Prospect Development team and supports university-wide fundraising activities via best practices in research and prospect management. They lead full application and integration of research and prospect management resources; set priorities, goals and vision for the prospect development team; drive innovation in the field of prospect development by monitoring industry trends and creating a best-in-class program; collaborate with Advancement colleagues to create and implement organizational strategies that ensure effective utilization of prospect development resources;  drive change and continuous improvement across the organization by focusing on the application of data analytics and data-driven decision-making; builds strategic partnerships and participates in various Advancement initiatives.

The Ohio State University Office of Advancement has many other opportunities still available but for which the posting has closed. We also have many positions opening up in the future that may align perfectly with your experience. With this in mind, if you would like to submit your resume and cover letter directly to our recruiting team, please follow the instructions below. We appreciate your interest in joining higher education’s top-performing Advancement team!

For all fundraising/development opportunities, please submit your resume and cover letter to Steph Mizer, Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition and Management, at mizer.43@osu.edu.

For opportunities within University Marketing, The Ohio State University Alumni Association and Advancement Central Services, please submit your resume and cover letter to Greg Bright, Recruiter, at bright.159@osu.edu.

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