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Why OHIO?

Surrounded by the beautiful Appalachian foothills, Ohio University's majestic campus is steeped in more than 200 years of history. The University and the Athens, Ohio, community is filled with individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world.

The Division of Advancement is a wonderful place to work because your experience will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where customer service and diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday.

We are The Promise. We are Ohio University. Join Us.
 

Employment Opportunities

Athena Yearbook, Design Layout Editor

Advancement Services

The Athena Design Layout Editor will provide oversight and detailed specifications of page layout for the annual Ohio University yearbook the Athena. Pages will be developed from initial conceptualization through final review. Artwork will be produced for publications including brochures, newsletters and e-newsletters, Web pages, flyers, invitations, direct mail, ads and HTML or rich media e-mail graphics. The student Design Layout Editor will earn significant benefits from the opportunities available for external and organizational networking, building portfolio samples, and gaining an understanding of a career in graphic design or visual communication. This position is an integral member of a creative team responsible for maintaining the Association's visual image with its extensive public. The position reports directly to the Art Director, Advancement Communications and Marketing.

Assistant Director, Prospect Research and Management

Advancement Services

The Assistant Director of Prospect Research and Management is responsible for identifying, researching and analyzing prospects for major gift cultivation and solicitation. The incumbent collaborates with development staff to identify, qualify and track potential major donors through the solicitation process and reports progress to department leaders. Using a broad spectrum of sources, the Asst. Dir. of PRM produces in-depth, written profiles on prospects to inform development staff and department leaders on prospects’ financial capacity, ability to give, willingness to give, charitable interests and connections to Ohio University. Essential Functions: 1. Identifies, researches and analyzes prospects for major gift cultivation and solicitation by utilizing complex databases and other sources including but not limited to Lexis-Nexis, Alumni Finder, Wealth Engine, iWave, Foundation Directory, Reeher, social media, alert services, and print publications. Synthesizes all information gathered and produces written reports. Implements portfolio management strategy of donor prospects for major gift officers and advancement leadership. 2. Identifies potential donors and implements plans to cultivate their support for Ohio University through collaboration with members of the University community 3. Identifies and determines key populations to solicit support from for academic departments and affinity groups 4. Develops high profile communications to inform department leaders on board nominations, (Board of Trustees, Foundation Trustees and Alumni Association Board of Directors) award nominees, and Presidential Events. 5. Identifies, rates and prioritizes new and existing giving prospects as requested by leadership.

Athena Yearbook, Photo Editor

University Advancement

The Athena Photo Editor will work closely with the yearbook staff to photograph, gather, and prepare print ready photography for the 2017 edition of the publication. The Photo Editor will earn significant benefits from the opportunities available for external and organizational networking, building portfolio samples, and gaining an understanding of a career in photography. This position is an integral member of a creative team responsible for maintaining the Association's visual image with its extensive public. The position reports directly to the Art Director, Advancement Communications and Marketing.