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Associate Director of Development, College of FAES – job opening number 431184

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Associate Director of Development will develop and implement long and short term plans to secure major gifts from alumni, friends, volunteers, corporations, foundations and other entities with an emphasis on gifts of $100,000 and above in support of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and the university’s mission, objectives and priorities as set by the Dean, Senior Vice President of Advancement and Vice President of Development.    The primary focus of this position will be Ohio State Extension including Ohio 4-H.

Senior Director of Development, College of Arts and Sciences – job opening number 430582

Reporting to the Executive Director, Development and Alumni Relations, the Senior Director of Development serves as a major gift officer for the university and provides direction and coordination of fundraising strategies for the College of Arts/Sciences, specifically in the division of art and humanities. S/he develops and implements long and short term plans including campaign management to secure major gifts from alumni, friends, volunteers, corporations, foundations and other entities, with an emphasis on gifts of $100,000 and above in support of the college and university's mission, objectives and priorities as set by the Dean and/or President.

University Marketing

Senior Director, Social Media, University Marketing - job opening number 426906

The Sr. Director, Social Media at The Ohio State University is responsible for planning, implementing, measuring, and optimizing a social media strategy that furthers brand building, engagement, and lead generation across the university. The ideal candidate is audience-centric and possesses a passion for the craft. This individual must thrive on building collaborative relationships across the Ohio State community, testing & learning to establish best practices, and reaching for new bounds. This leader must spread a culture of data-driven insights, push for continuous learning, and help create a center of excellence. Marketing activities should drive measurable outcomes and impact. He/she seeks fresh insights, recognizing good ideas can come from anywhere and anyone. The Sr. Director is a strategic integrated marketer who understands how social channels fit in larger marketing campaigns, crisis response, and content marketing. 

430849 Sr. UX/UI Designer, University Marketing – job opening number 430849

As a member of the UX/UI design team, in collaboration with other University Marketing disciplines and campus units, the Sr. UX/UI Designer combines the synergistic practice of aligning business needs and product requirements to create user-focused and intuitive products, interfaces, platforms for mobile and web. The Sr. UX/UI Designer also combines an inspiring visual sensibility, interaction design best practices and user research to enhance Ohio State University’s brand image within University Marketing and The Ohio State Digital enterprise. The ideal candidate demonstrates meticulous attention to detail, cross-disciplinary project leadership, a proactive work style and comfort navigating ambiguous environments. 

Marketing Coordinator (TEMP – 6 Months), University Marketing – job opening number 431163

The Marketing Coordinator supports the Marketing Strategy area and requires knowledge of marketing principles, strong organizational skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities, attention to detail and problem solving skills, excellent written and verbal communication, and the ability to manage tasks and timelines. This individual will partner with University Marketing staff, including project management, operations, and senior leadership to support the goals of University Marketing in the management of marketing strategy projects.

The Marketing Coordinator will exhibit the behaviors associated with the Office of Advancement’s core competencies: Leadership, Continuous Improvement, Teamwork and Collaboration, and Communication/Interpersonal Effectiveness.


Graphic Designer, Philanthropic Communications (OSUAA) – job opening number 431174

The Graphic Designer produces content for multiple communications channels as part of the Philanthropic Communications team and within the Alumni Association with a special focus on Outreach and Engagement. He/she is responsible for managing design efforts on projects of all sizes to connect with university alumni, donors and constituents. This position will enhance various pieces of content, from philanthropic proposals and stewardship materials, through event invitations and website projects and may also include producing various forms of multimedia, including photography, video, and interactive content. He/she will be tasked with creating engaging, brand-right conversations and partnerships that create a sense of community and increase loyalty to and perceptions of the Alumni Association, the Office of Advancement and The Ohio State University.

Central Services

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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.  To receive weekly emails informing you of new opportunities as they open up, please use the link on the upper right of this page to sign up for our job alerts.  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, Recruitment Manager, at

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