Ohio State Marion is one of five regional campuses of The Ohio State University. Serving approximately 1,250 students, The Ohio State University at Marion brings the resources and rigor of an Ohio State education to North Central Ohio, delivered in the model of a smaller, more personal campus. Identifying itself as an 'opportunity campus,' Ohio State Marion upholds the University's land grant mission through open enrollment, while providing educational opportunity to students not only from this area, but from approximately half of Ohio's 88 counties. The Director of Development and Community Relations will continue and expand Ohio State Marion's partnerships within the community, developing financial support for campus initiatives as well as fulfilling Ohio State's role as a key economic driver for the region. This individual will be responsible for developing community, alumni, and donor relationships in support of Advancement goals. They will oversee and manage all community relations activity including marketing and communication strategies.
Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; 3-5 years of experience in higher education fund raising, direct fundraising in other fields, or equivalent background in marketing, sales, public relations or a related field; excellent oral and written communication skills;
Knowledge of an established relationship within Marion and surrounding service areas; knowledge/experience with volunteer involvement and management; experience with special project fundraising and philanthropy; demonstration of good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team. Facility with computer graphics, Excel, Word, and related applications will be necessary.
Target Salary: $70,000.00 - $85,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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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 identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.