Executive Director of Annual Giving

University of Cincinnati Foundation

Cincinnati, Ohio

Named one of the country's "Best National Universities" by U.S. News & World Report, as well as listed among the top public universities, University of Cincinnati offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience. Its private sector fund-raising entity, the University of Cincinnati Foundation, is charged to encourage philanthropy for UC and UC Health and to secure and steward contributions in support of their education, research, and service goals. The Proudly Cincinnati five-year campaign ended in 2013 and raised more than $1.09 billion in private support from 100,672 donors.

The Opportunity

The Executive Director of Annual Giving will provide strategic direction, execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program. This will include the oversight of the University’s fastest growing donor channel, online giving, as well as the engagement of all alumni, students, faculty, and staff. The Executive Director will manage, develop, and motivate the entire Annual Giving team, focusing on industry best practices and ensuring that the University is a leader among peer institutions. Requirements include 7-10 years of experience in fundraising and annual giving along with strong managerial and leadership skills.