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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.

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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.

Director of Development, Cleveland, OH

Development

The Director of Development, Cleveland serves as a vital member of the University Advancement Development team as the lead fundraiser in the Cleveland, Ohio Market from an office based in Cleveland, OH. The Director of Development, Cleveland, OH will liaison directly with the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (HCOM) and University Advancement, providing direct support to the Chief External Relations Officer of HCOM as the content expert on Cleveland Ohio initiatives. The successful candidate will serve as a major gifts officer on behalf of Ohio University specializing in health related fundraising through the identification of potential major-gift donors; identify and engage regional development markets; initiate first alumni contact for the dean, faculty and other administrators; maintain development travel schedules; coordinate with annual fund campaign and gift stewardship activities with donor relations; coordinate strategic development events; the development of a major gifts pipeline to build a qualified prospect base for the college/unit; serve as liaison between the faculty, staff, students and potential supporters (individuals, corporations and foundations); serve as liaison among the faculty and staff of the assigned unit(s) and/or project(s), and the Office of the Vice President for Advancement. Essential Functions: 1. Identify constituents that may provide private support to Ohio University while acting as fundraiser/strategist/advisor for assigned academic unit(s) and/or project(s) and secure dollar commitment at a level established for said units. 50% 2. Work collaboratively with the annual and major giving as needed to verify, cultivate and solicit constituents for major gifts for the university and work with appropriate campus offices to plan implement and oversee stewardship programs. 20% 3. Plan, implement and coordinate cultivation activities for prospects and donors. Initiate, develop and coordinate delivery of proposals to prospective supporters. 15% 4. Interface with the external relations agents (i.e. Alumni Relations, Development, Deans, and individual unit/project personnel) to coordinate activities involving alumni in the pursuit of identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gift prospects. 15%

Director of Development, College of Business

Development

The Director of Development will serve as a major gifts officer on behalf of Ohio University for the College of Business and for University Advancement. The successful candidate will be responsible for the identification of potential major-gift donors; identify and engage regional development markets in collaboration with development colleagues; initiate first alumni contact for the dean, faculty and other administrators; maintain development travel schedules; coordinate with all development staff and gift stewardship activities with donor relations; work closely with University Advancement’s Organizational Giving office, Planned Giving office, and Annual Giving office on strategies for donors related to those gift vehicles; coordinate strategic development events; the development of a major gifts pipeline to build a qualified prospect base for the college/unit; serve as liaison between the faculty, staff, students and potential supporters (individuals, corporations and foundations); serve as liaison among the faculty and staff of the assigned unit(s) and/or project(s), and the Office of the Vice President for Advancement. Essential Functions: 1. Serve as the chief development officer for the College of Business by managing and meeting priorities and goals that coincide with strategic plans as defined by University Advancement and the College of Business. 25% 2. Identify constituents that may provide private support to Ohio University while acting as fundraiser/strategist/advisor for academic unit(s) and/or project(s) and secure dollar commitment at a level established for said units. 20% 3. Work collaboratively with the organizational giving, planned giving, annual giving and major giving staff as needed to verify, cultivate and solicit constituents for major gifts for the university and work with appropriate campus offices to plan implement and oversee stewardship programs. 20% 4. Plan, implement and coordinate cultivation activities for prospects and donors. Initiate, develop and coordinate delivery of proposals to prospective supporters. 20% 5. Interface with the external relations agents (i.e. Alumni Relations, Development, Deans, and individual unit/project personnel) to coordinate events and activities involving alumni in the pursuit of identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gift prospects. 15%

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.