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HOW TO APPLY

To apply for a position with UNCF, visit the job listings page.

UNCF’s 23 local offices, serving all of the U.S., help students, alumni and supporters connect with resources, events and initiatives in their communities.

 

UNCF HEADQUARTERS, WASHINGTON, DC OPENINGS

Job Title: Relationship Manager, Program Services – Washington, DC
Description: The Relationship Manager is responsible for the administration of designated scholarship and endowed programs that are within the Scholarships and Programs Division, including interacting with donors, students, and institutional & interdepartmental staff to maintain and grow programs within the Manager’s portfolio. 

Job Title: Senior Relationship Manager, Washington, DC
Description: The Senior Relationship Manager is responsible for the administration of departmental programs within the Scholarships and Programs Division. Responsibilities include development of departmental policies and procedures, capturing institutional knowledge, developing and analyzing program data reports utilizing UNCF’s Salesforce CRM system, and interacting with donors, students, and institutional & interdepartmental staff to carry out, maintain and grow programs within the Manager’s portfolio.

Job Title: Relationship Manger, Student Success Coach, Washington, DC
Description: The primary responsibility of the Relationship Manger, Student Success Coach (SSC) is to provide direct support to students by connecting them to campus-based and other resources that are necessary to ensure academic and personal success.

Job Title: Major Gifts Officer – Washington, DC
Description: The MGO will be responsible for identifying strategic opportunities, developing and implementing initiatives to identify, cultivate and solicit high-net worth donors and planned giving prospects to ensure a strong base of perpetual financial support.

Job Title: Chief Operating Officer – Washington, DC
Description: The COO will provide senior leadership to the organization with respect to financial operations and people leadership, as well as serve as the direct manager of the leaders of the following departments: People & Culture, General Counsel, Programs & Student Services, Enterprise Technology, Finance & Treasury, Marketing & Communications, Research, Learning & Member Engagement, K12 Advocacy and Student Professional Development.

Job Title: ​​Senior Vice President, Research and Member Engagement – Washington, DC
Description: The SVP provides dynamic vision, direction, and specific expertise in implementing strategies to develop and fund UNCF’s education, research, and technical assistance programs.

Job Title: Major Gifts Officer – Washington, DC
Description: The Major Gifts Officer will manage a portfolio of approximately 125+ major gift donors and planned giving prospects. The MGO will be responsible for identifying strategic opportunities, developing and implementing initiatives to identify, cultivate and solicit high-net worth donors and planned giving prospects to ensure a strong base of perpetual financial support. 

Job Title: Organizational Development Specialist – Washington, DC
Description: The Organizational Development Specialist (OD Specialist) works with the Director, Organizational Development in implementing the organizational development and change management initiatives to enable and drive a high-performing and inclusive culture.

Job Title: Communications Manager – Washington, DC
Description: The Communications Manager will work within the Branding, Marketing and Communications department managing large bodies of work and developing and implementing communications strategies and campaigns.

 

ATLANTA, GA OPENINGS

Job Title: Director, Operations – Atlanta, GA
Description: The Director of Operations will play a key role in the work of UNCF’s Institute for Capacity. In this role, the Director will be responsible for the development and the implementation of ICBs efforts to establish, support, and engage various programmatic, operational, and learning activities across the UNCF network of partnering institutions. The Director will oversee the day-to-day activities of the team, ensuring that the team is managed and performing efficiently and effectively.

Job Title: Development Associate – Atlanta
Description: The Development Associate serves as the administrative assistance to the Regional Development Director. The Development Associate coordinates development functions relating to fundraising activities, promotions, special events, record keeping and support for active volunteers.

Job Title: Director, Knowledge Management – Atlanta, GA
Description: The Director of Knowledge Management Engagement will provide vision and leadership in the development, execution and management of a knowledge management function for the Institute for Capacity Building (ICB) team. Working closely with key internal and external stakeholders, the Director will be responsible for ensuring we use data effectively to drive improvement and transformation for ICB and our partnering institutions.

Job Title: Senior Financial Analyst – Atlanta, GA
Description: The Senior Financial Analyst is a critical member of the Institute for Capacity Building team. The position requires a highly motivated and collaborative individual who can communicate effectively and possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Job Title: Development Associate – Atlanta, GA
Description: The Development Associate serves as the administrative assistance to the Regional Development Director. The Development Associate coordinates development functions relating to fundraising activities, promotions, special events, record keeping and support for active volunteers.

Job Title: Program Manager, Special Projects – Atlanta, GA
Description: The Program Manager performs a significant role with the Institute for Capacity Building team, supporting and coordinating multiple projects and various stakeholders at UNCF Institute for Capacity Building (ICB).

Job Title: Director, Operations – Atlanta, GA
Description: The Director of Operations will play a key role in the work of UNCF’s Institute for Capacity. In this role, the Director will be responsible for the development and the implementation of ICBs efforts to establish, support, and engage various programmatic, operational, and learning activities across the UNCF network of partnering institutions.

Job Title: Strategist – Atlanta, GA
Description: ICB’s Strategist is responsible for the development of strategic priorities for the Institute for Capacity Building in conjunction with UNCF and ICB leadership. Reporting to the ICB Director of Strategy, the Strategist will join ICB’s strategy team, which is responsible for nurturing the mission and vision of ICB, cultivating opportunities for ICB to expand its impact, and ensuring ICB’s work is integrated within UNCF and shared across external stakeholders.

Job Title: Program Manager, Special Projects – Atlanta, GA
Description: The Program Manager performs a significant role with the Institute for Capacity Building team, supporting and coordinating multiple projects and various stakeholders at UNCF Institute for Capacity Building (ICB).

 

CHICAGO, IL OPENINGS

Job Title: Area Development Director – Chicago, IL
Description: The Area Development Director (ADD) will be responsible for establishing short and long range fundraising goals and conducting comprehensive, cost-effective annual fund-raising campaigns within his/her area of operation to support the 37 UNCF member institutions.

Job Title: Development Director – Chicago, IL
Description: The Development Director assists the Area Development Director (ADD) in the implementation of action plans developed with the national office; reaches fundraising targets to support the thirty-seven (37) UNCF member institutions and serves as an ambassador for UNCF, by engaging donors and leveraging relationships to meet revenue goals.

 

DALLAS, TX OPENINGS

Job Title: Regional Administrative Assistant – Dallas, TX
Description: The Regional Administrative Assistant must display initiative, good judgment, ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and understand sensitivity to UNCF programs and procedures. This position will have both administrative and clerical duties.

Job Title: Area Development Director – Dallas
Description: The Area Development Director (ADD) is responsible for establishing short and long range fundraising goals and
conducting comprehensive, cost-effective annual fund-raising campaigns within his/her area of operation to support the 37 UNCF member institutions.

 

INDIANAPOLIS, IN OPENINGS

Job Title: ​Development Director – Indianapolis, IN
Description: The Development Director assists the Area Development Director (ADD) in the implementation of action plans and strategy developed with the national office; reaches fundraising targets to support the thirty-seven (37) UNCF member institutions and serves as an ambassador for UNCF, by engaging donors and leveraging relationships to meet revenue goals.

Job Title: Administrative Assistant – Indianapolis, IN
Description: The Administrative Assistant performs an unlimited range of secretarial and clerical duties requiring a knowledge of office routine and an understanding of and sensitivity to procedures related the department and corporation giving in general.

 

MIDWEST REGION OPENINGS

Job Title: Individual Gifts Officer – Midwest Region
Description: The Individual Gifts Officer will be responsible for identifying strategic opportunities, developing and implementing initiatives to identify, cultivate and solicit donors to ensure a strong base of perpetual financial support.

 

WESTERN REGION OPENINGS

Job Title: Individual Gifts Officer – Western Region
Description: The Individual Gifts Officer will be responsible for identifying strategic opportunities, developing and implementing initiatives to identify, cultivate and solicit donors to ensure a strong base of perpetual financial support.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL

UNCF provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status or any characteristic protected by federal, state and local laws. UNCF complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion and termination.

 

“I work for UNCF because the organization makes a difference in the lives of thousands of students by providing educational funding, internship opportunities and support for UNCF-member institutions.”Mary Williams, Director of Outreach and Recruitment, Washington, DC