The Associate Director, Donor Relations and Stewardship at The Ohio State University

The Associate Director, Donor Relations and Stewardship at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
November 8, 2017
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

The Ohio State University is proud to be a premier employer that provides an exceptional total rewards package including medical, dental, vision and many other “hidden” benefits. Our competitive benefits package is offered to all eligible faculty and staff in order to attract, develop and retain top performers eager to share their talent, time and success. Our benefits support your health and financial goals and include not only health insurance, but also generous state retirement, tuition assistance for our employees and their dependents, wellness initiatives, and much more. Please visit for detailed information. Be your best at The Ohio State University!

Duties and Responsibilities

The Associate Director, Donor Relations and Stewardship serves as part of the Donor Relations and Stewardship team for the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and is critical in allowing the Wexner Medical Center Advancement team to fully engage with donors at every step of their relationship. The Associate Director is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing comprehensive programs that promote meaningful engagement opportunities and creative stewardship that specifically target principal and major giving prospects and donors to the Wexner Medical Center. This position will focus on strengthening relationships with our top constituents as we prepare for the next capital campaign and begin to implement the objectives in the WMC Strategic plan.

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; five years of progressively responsible experience in the healthcare/development/campaign arena, preferably at a large university-related medical center or healthcare fundraising organization; two years of experience in program planning and administration.


Two years of supervisory experience; demonstrated success in managing complex programs and projects; possess the ability to manage multiple projects effectively to include developing timelines, setting priorities and meeting deadlines; proven knowledge of moves management and other development best practices; two years of experience in planning and executing events.

Required Experience

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.