Accelerate Your Career at Ohio State


Ohio State Advancement employee Courtney Ross shows laughs with potential donors

Whatever your passion, you can find it here.

Ohio State Advancement is a place where you can work and learn alongside some of the best and brightest minds in the fundraising field. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to take your career to the next level, this is where you can contribute to supporting Ohio State’s mission to empower leaders of generations to come, to fuel the discoveries of tomorrow and to make a difference in the lives of patients today.

You have the opportunity to join us as we embark on one of our most ambitious campaigns to date — and your role is crucial to ensuring its success. Because at Ohio State, we go beyond just focusing on the numbers and the outcomes. We focus on you, both personally and professionally. Your success is our success.

Together, and only together, we are Advancement at Ohio State.

Join us in making a lasting, profound difference.

Current Advancement opportunities

Director of Development, College of Public Health

The Director of Development will understand the mission, needs and value proposition of the university and the College of Public Health and build relationships with prospective donors to increase engagement and philanthropic support.

Associate Director of Development, Fisher College of Business

The Associate Director of Development will understand the mission, needs and value proposition of the university, Fisher College of Business, and build relationships with prospective donors to increase philanthropic support.

Donor Acquisition Strategist, The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Reporting to the Digital Fundraising Manager, the Donor Acquisition Strategist will develop and implement short- and long-term plans to secure new donors through Buckeye families, friends, volunteers, and corporations that will support Ohio State’s current campaign.

President and CEO, OSUAA and Senior Vice President of Alumni Relations

The Ohio State University Alumni Association (OSUAA) is looking for its next President and CEO, Senior Vice President of Alumni Relations, to lead the engagement of its robust alumni population and community at large.

Regional Engagement Officer, The Ohio State University Alumni Association

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.

Assistant Director, Events, James Cancer Center

The Assistant Director of Events will assist in the development and implementation of long and short term plans to secure fundraising support from grateful patients and families, friends, volunteers, corporations and other entities for the OSU Wexner Medical Center and the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.

Donor Experience Manager, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Wexner Medical Center Donor Experience team collaborates with colleagues from across the medical center, health science colleges, advancement, and the University to create opportunities to engage donors and show appreciation for and impact of their giving.

Systems Training Coordinator, Advancement IT

The Systems Training Coordinator works closely with the Advancement IT team to develop and maintain instructional material and training course content focused on systems learning for users at varied levels of technical acumen.

Fiscal Office Associate, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences

Provides administrative support to the Advancement Team for the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences in the day-to-day management and execution of administrative activities.

Gift & Bio Records Specialist, Advancement Records

The Gift and Biographic Records Specialist utilizes The Advancement System (TAS) database to maintain accurate and up-to-date information on all constituents, including both biographical information and charitable donations made to The Ohio State University.

Portrait of Julie Beroukas Snyder sitting in a red chair in the the Ohio Union

"There’s transformation happening here at Ohio State. If you want to help a donor chase their passion – it could be the biggest gift of their lives – the goosebumps feeling that you’re going to get is unmatchable."


— Julie Beroukas Snyder, Chief Development Officer, The Ohio State University Libraries

Experienced fundraiser?
A career at Ohio State Advancement can help you achieve your professional goals in myriad ways. Whether you aspire to inspire fundraising teams of your own one day or to lead initiatives as a senior director, we offer you paths forward.
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Ohio State has a vast network of Advancement professionals here to help you dive into your new career in fundraising. See what skills are transferable and how we support you every step of the way.

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