Job Openings

The University of Oklahoma Foundation is recruiting fundraisers to support multiple OU Colleges and areas across the Norman, Tulsa, and the Health Sciences Center campuses:

Director of Prospect Management

The Director of Prospect Management manages the Prospect Management Program in support of both OU Foundation Advancement leadership and University of Oklahoma administration. In addition, this position supervises the identification and qualification of prospects for major and principal gift portfolio creation, for all fundraising initiatives throughout the three OU campuses. Position will serve as the primary liaison to the Principal Gifts Team. S/he must have the ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding constituent information and be able to work independently and as part of a team. BA and 7 years prospect research and/or development/advancement experience required. Supervisory experience essential. Significant aptitude with research methods and experience with computers and relational databases are required.

To learn more about this position, please see this document. Interested candidates can forward their resumé and letter of interest to Elizabeth Sharon, HR Director, at jobs@oufoundation.org.

Student Job Opportunity – CRIMSON CALLERS

Seeking students interested in working up to 19 hours per week, in an upbeat and growth-oriented work environment, raising money for OU’s philanthropic priorities.

Qualifications:
  • Enrollment as a student at the University of Oklahoma
  • Positive attitude and authentic passion for OU
  • Ability to communicate well and build rapport quickly
  • Articulate command of the English language for phone-based contact with alumni and the public
  • A desire to make a difference for peers

Work hours are scheduled Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-9pm and Sunday 1pm-5pm.

To learn more about this position, please see this document.

Administrative Assistant - Norman Campus

The Administrative Assistant is part of the Norman-based Advancement Team and will provide support to the Norman Campus Executive, who manages 6-8 Executive Directors with small to large teams. Serve as administrative support for scheduling, correspondence, travel, and record keeping. Coordinate a variety of meetings which involve scheduling, agenda preparation, setting up meeting rooms, ordering food, etc. Consistently produce presentations, reports and communications. Serve as the liaison with University Dean’s offices, Foundation and Advancement staff as well as donors. Successful candidates will have significant experience supporting a key executive. Advanced PowerPoint and advanced Outlook required as well as the requirements outlined in the description.

To learn more about this position, please see this document. Interested candidates can forward their resumé and letter of interest to Elizabeth Sharon, HR Director, at jobs@oufoundation.org.

Director of Advancement - OU Norman Campus (Architecture, Education, Engineering, Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences, Business)

This Major Gifts Officer assists in the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of a portfolio of major gift donors. Demonstrates ability to solicit gifts in person, advanced composition, project management, ability to build rapport with people quickly, as well as availability for 25% travel, are essential. CFRE certification preferred. Reports to the Executive Director of Advancement.

This position could be based in a College on a team or designated to support strategic priorities.

To learn more about this position, please see this document. Interested candidates can forward their resumé and letter of interest to Elizabeth Sharon, HR Director, at jobs@oufoundation.org.

Advancement Officer - OU Norman Campus

This Advancement Officer is part of the OU Foundation’s pooled officer team and will manage a portfolio of major gift donors ($25,000+) to raise funds for the University of Oklahoma. Reporting to the Executive Director for Advancement, this professional works closely with other members of the pooled officer team, fellow OU Foundation colleagues as well as academic leadership on the Norman campus. Goals and areas of focus will be informed by academic unit needs, Presidential priorities, OU Foundation’s goals and University goals. Position is based on Norman, Oklahoma, campus.

To learn more about this position, please see this document. Interested candidates can forward their resumé and letter of interest to Elizabeth Sharon, HR Director, at jobs@oufoundation.org.

Director of Digital Donor Engagement

The role of the Director of Digital Donor Engagement is to oversee, enhance, and modernize digital media that support broad-based and President’s Associates fundraising activities. The Director is responsible for a structuring and coordinating mix of digital messaging including Giving Day, e-solicitations, social media content, video, and more. Bachelor’s Degree and 24 to 60 months fundraising, sales, gift planning, public relations and/or marketing required. Experience with giving days, digital market testing, web analytics, video production, stewardship, giving societies, and/or social media revenue generation preferred. This position is on Norman campus.

To learn more about this position, please see this document. Interested candidates can forward their resumé and letter of interest to Elizabeth Sharon, HR Director, at jobs@oufoundation.org.

Director of Advancement– OU Tulsa Campus

The Director of Advancement reports to the Assistant Vice President for Advancement, Tulsa Campus Executive. The Director of Advancement will manage a portfolio of major gift donors ($25,000+) to raise funds for the University and the Tulsa Campus. This professional works closely with fellow OU Foundation colleagues as well as faculty, staff, and administrative leadership on the OU Tulsa, Health Sciences Center and Norman campuses to develop and implement fundraising strategy for the team to meet fundraising goals. Goals and areas of focus for the Director of Advancement will be determined by their assigned unit/team. Goals will be determined annually pursuant to the OU Foundation’s annual fundraising goals and the University’s funding needs and priorities. Office is Tulsa-based.

To learn more about this position, please see this document. Interested candidates can forward their resumé and letter of interest to Elizabeth Sharon, HR Director, at jobs@oufoundation.org.

Sr. Director of Advancement– Stephenson Cancer Center

Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President of Advancement as well as the Executive Director of Advancement for the Stephenson Cancer Center, design and implement fundraising initiatives for the Center. Works with Executive Director on all assigned fundraising programs and projects through completion. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in Communication, Marketing, Public Relations, or closely related field and 3 years of fundraising experience with a record of significant personal achievement in fundraising. This position is based in Oklahoma City at the OU Health Sciences Center.

Interested candidates can forward their resumé and letter of interest to Elizabeth Sharon, HR Director, at jobs@oufoundation.org.

SQL Report Writer/Developer

Using Oracle SQL Developer, the SQL Report Writer/Developer’s primary responsibility is to gather requirements, design and develop reports. Meaningful reports will be based on end users’ needs and precise translation of raw data. Reports will support University sponsored programs and fundraising strategies. Successful candidates will have proficient SQL application skills, and the ability to identify and clarify end users’ needs. Three years or more Report Developer experience using Oracle SQL preferred.

To learn more about this position, please see this document. Interested candidates can forward their resumé and letter of interest to Elizabeth Sharon, HR Director, at jobs@oufoundation.org.

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