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We’re on a mission to increase access to quality education. Want to help? Explore our job openings and join the team.

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: ​Social Media Manager – Washington, DC
Description: The Social Media Manager (SMM) will work in a dynamic team environment to amplify UNCF’s national work and local engagement efforts, with a focus on building a robust cross-section of ambassadors, supporters and advocates.

Job Title: Communications Manager – Washington, DC
Description: The Communications Manager should possess strong oral, written, storytelling, digital and media relations skills and a solid list of national media contacts. In addition, s/he must be a self-starter, demonstrated team-player and project manager with experience and a passion for education. 

Job Title: Project Manager – Washington, DC
Description: The Project Manager will direct the activities of the project, work directly with project resources on tasking, monitor project status, assist in resolution of project issues, and create related project documentation, under the guidance of the Project Management Office standard practices.

Job Title: K-12 Research Fellow – Washington, DC
Description: The K-12 research fellow will assist the Director of K-12 Research in various research and messaging/communications projects. This is an ideal position for an insightful self-starter with strong analytical and writing skills and knowledge of the K-12 education sector (especially related to issues of equity and inclusion).

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

Job Title: Program Coordinator, Student Professional Development Programs – Washington, DC
Description: The Program Coordinator will assist the Director in the implementation of a successful student experience within programs such as the UNCF Chevron Scholar Program and other Student Professional Development Programs.

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: Senior Accountant – Washington, DC
Description: The Senior Accountant is responsible for general ledger management, account reconciliations, cash receipts processing, depreciation and accruals, and preliminary monthly accounting cycle closing.

Job Title: Senior Grants Accountant – Washington, DC
Description: The Senior Grants Accountant assumes responsibility for post award grant accounting thus ensuring compliance with funding source administrative guidelines, timely receipt of revenue, accurate & timely submission of financial reports, and orderly closure of projects.

Job Title: ​Budget Analyst – Washington, DC
Description: The Budget Analyst assumes responsibility for pre-and post-award budget & other data maintenance. Ensures the information the Senior Grant Accountants need to track and report on – such as grant report due dates, cost transfers, allocations, process risk points, etc., are identified & logged consistently.

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: ​Major Gifts Officer, Planned Giving – Washington, DC
Description: The MGO, Planned Giving, 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: Writer/Editor – Washington, DC
Description: The Writer/Editor will serve as a primary writer and editor for the organization and play an active role in the development and delivery of organization-wide publications, talking points, reports, op-eds, newsletter content, annual reports, speeches, media materials and other communique.

Job Title: Program Assistant, GMSP Operations – Washington, DC
Description: The Program Assistant is experienced at multitasking, has strong communication skills (both orally and in writing), and is ambidextrous in their work style (e.g., agreeable to working independently as well as collaboratively on a team).

Job Title: Director, Program Management – Washington, DC
Description: The Director, Program Management will provide active oversight and management of the day-to-day operations related to the Program Management team’s staff development and their successful execution of the UNCF’s donor-related programs.

DETROIT, MI OPENINGS

Job Title: ​Development Director – Detroit, MI
Description: The Development Director assists the Area Development Director (ADD) in the implementation of action plans developed with the national office.

ATLANTA, GA OPENINGS

Job Title: Program Coordinator, LILY – Atlanta, GA
Description: The Program Coordinator performs an administrative role with the UNCF Institute for Capacity Building program management team, assisting multiple program managers with programmatic responsibilities.

BOSTON, MA OPENINGS

Job Title: Area Development Director – Boston, MA
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.

BIRMINGHAM, AL OPENINGS

Job Title: ​Development Associate – Birmingham, AL
Description: The Development Associate assists fundraisers with the development of proposals and reports, researching prospects, managing database records in support of fundraising initiatives and solicits and stewards donors.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN OPENINGS

Job Title: ​Area Development Director – Indianapolis, IN
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.

Job Title: Development Director – Indianapolis, IN
Description: The Development Director assists the Area Development Director (ADD) in the implementation of action plans developed with the national office.

NEWARK, NJ OPENINGS

Job Title: Development Director – Newark, NJ
Description: The Development Director assists the Area Development Director (ADD) in the implementation of action plans developed with the national office.

NEW ORLEANS, LA OPENINGS

Job Title: Regional Admin Assistant, Southern – New Orleans, LA
Description: Responsible for providing direct assistance to the Vice President of the Southern Division, the Regional Admin Assistant schedules appointments, gives information to callers, takes dictation, and otherwise relieves officials of clerical work and minor administrative and business detail.

RICHMOND, VA OPENINGS

Job Title: Area Development Director – Richmond, VA
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.

NORTHEASTERN REGION OPENINGS

Job Title: Individual Gifts Officer – Northeastern 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.

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.

Job Title: Regional Director, Workplace Initiatives – Midwest Region
Description: The Regional Director, Workplace Initiatives, manages the organization’s workplace-based fund-raising program within the defined geographic region by increasing unrestricted revenue through effective partnerships and presence to private and public sector employee workplace campaigns.

WESTERN REGION OPENINGS

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

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.

SOUTHERN REGION OPENINGS

Job Title: Individual Gifts Officer – Southern 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