Job opportunities

Fundraising

Director of Development, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences – job opening number 439971

Reporting to a Senior Director of Development, the 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 and Senior Vice President.

University Marketing

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Engagement

Regional Engagement Officer – Northern Ohio, Alumni Association – job opening number 440701

The Regional Engagement Officer (REO) will broaden and deepen alumni and constituent engagement with Ohio State by developing more purposeful, meaningful, impactful and mutually beneficial relationships, serving as the official liaison between the university and the northern Ohio region and metro areas of Akron/Canton, Toledo and Cleveland.  They are a subject matter expert for engagement strategies and develops, implements, and evaluates new or existing activities, program, services and communications within the region.

The REO is also the direct connection and lead engagement strategist for those Alumni Clubs located within northern Ohio and target metro areas and potentially some Alumni Societies.  They will identify and train volunteers and ambassadors to support the Alumni Association and Office of Advancement’s strategic plans and initiatives.  They will have oversight of assisting Alumni Club volunteers with speaker requests and related travel arrangements, financial and scholarship-related processes, forms and filing requirements, and the creation, revision and maintenance of constitutions.

Central Services

Tier 1 Service Desk Technician, Advancement IT – job opening number 440702

Reporting to the Associate Director, Customer Experience within Advancement IT, the Tier 1 Service Desk Technician is responsible for providing front-line support to Advancement staff to include receiving, resolving, escalating and monitoring complex issues and requests.  They serve as desktop support for onsite and remote technical assistance and will communicate, track and report computing environment outages. This position will assist with the deployment of hardware and software, inventory-related activities, and creation and/or editing of knowledge base articles.  

The Tier 1 Service Desk Technician will need reliable transportation to perform work from two campus locations and is expected to exhibit the behaviors associated the Office of Advancement’s core competencies:  Leadership, Continuous Improvement, Teamwork and Collaboration, and Communication/Interpersonal Effectiveness.    

Project Manager/Business Analyst, Reporting and Analytics – job opening number 440227

The Project Manager/Business Analyst position will play an integral part on the team, leveraging a unique combination of strategic planning, project management and business analyst skills. S/He will operate cross-functionally to clearly define scope and success criteria, manage schedule, budget and people across simultaneous projects; strategically connect individual projects to the greater vision and direction of the organization, understanding how to prioritize the work of the team accordingly; Track progress against schedule and communicate project status across appropriate audiences; Develop project management standards and oversee training, implementation, and use across non-project management staff.


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, 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.