Executive Director (FR)


Position Overview

The Ohio State University’s Office of Development seeks an Executive Director, Foundation Relations to elevate the central service of foundation relations across an institution consisting of a rare mix of 30+ colleges, units, and a research medical center.

The research environment at Ohio State has transformed into an innovation and entrepreneurship enterprise where we collaboratively teach students to be entrepreneurial leaders, creators, and visionaries. The Executive Director is responsible for understanding and communicating the rich opportunities for support that now exist at the nexus of cross-disciplinary academic and research areas. The role will lead a foundation relations team fundraising within Time and Change: The Ohio State Campaign, the most ambitious, inclusive community-building and fundraising endeavor in the university’s 150 years. The campaign strives to engage one million supporters, an unprecedented level in higher education. Time and Change has a financial goal of $4.5 billion – also the largest in Ohio State’s history – with three core areas of focus: student success; discovery; and healthy, vibrant communities.

The Executive Director leads a team of approximately eight, including five fundraisers plus stewardship and grant writing professionals. The team is tasked with increasing fundraising amounts by 8-10% year-over-year. The position reports to the Vice President of Development. 



Salary for this position is negotiable.



Click here for more information or to apply. Please visit advancement.osu.edu to find out more about University Advancement and apply online. https://osujoblinks.com/3jny. Questions may be directed to Steph Mizer, Talent Acquisition Manager at [email protected]


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  • Erika Hawthorne
    published this page in Job Board 2022-01-19 20:42:42 -0500