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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.

 

NATIONAL OPENINGS

Job Title:  Vice President, Chief of Staff
Description: The Chief of Staff (COS) is a mission-critical, senior role that directly reports to and supports the President and CEO. The COS will use strong leadership and problem-solving skills to drive the effective execution of the Office of the President. The COS is responsible for managing stakeholder relationships and performing highly visible projects. The role serves as a trusted advisor and resource, handling confidential assignments and providing other support to the President and Chief Executive Officer.

Job Title: Director, Strategic Finance Initiatives 
Description: The Director, Strategic Finance Initiatives is a critical member of the Institute for Capacity Building team, directly managing all program development, professional development, and advisory support related to strategic finance. The Director will have principal responsibility for delivering professional development in the area of higher education finance to ICB’s partnering institutions.

Job Title: Senior Director, Program Performance Officer – Washington, DC or Atlanta, GA
Description: The Sr. Director – Program Performance Officer will report directly to UNCF’s Office of the President and will lead the newly established Program Performance Office responsible for driving progress towards outcomes of the HBCU Transformation Project and facilitating strategic decision-making to drive those outcomes and also track performance of ongoing program initiatives, progress on milestones, and utilization of funds across three intermediaries that are a part of the HBCU Transformation Project – United Negro College Fund, Inc. (UNCF), Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and Ed Advance.

Job Title: Regional Development Director – Southern Region
Description: Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Southern Region, the Regional Development Director is responsible for conducting comprehensive, cost-effective annual and capital fund-raising campaigns within the territory of operation (Dallas, Houston and New Orleans) to support the 37 member institutions and serves as an ambassador for UNCF.

Job Title: Program Performance Analyst – Washington, DC or Atlanta, GA
Description:
The Program Performance Analyst is an important role in ensuring success of the newly established Program Performance Office responsible for capability building and performance tracking of outcomes, milestones, and objectives (e.g., budget) of the HBCU Transformation Project across United Negro College Fund, Inc. (UNCF), Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and Ed Advance.

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.

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: Human Resources Business Partner – DC or Atlanta
Description: The HR Business Partner (HRBP) consults with internal clients to effectively implement human resource programs, policies and initiatives designed to sustain a positive work environment and to achieve business objectives of the division/organization.

 

UNCF HEADQUARTERS, WASHINGTON, DC OPENINGS

Job Title: Data Manager, Enterprise Technology – Washington, DC
Description: The Data Manager is responsible for helping UNCF manage data in UNCF systems, such as Salesforce, ActiveCampaign, Schoology, Blackbaud, etc., collecting, maintaining, and analyzing data – working with staff across department to ensure staff are following UNCF’s data management plans and procedures.

Job Title: Enterprise Technology Business Analyst – Washington, DC
Description: The Enterprise Technology Business Analyst performs various functions, which primarily involves providing quality support and administrative services to the Enterprise Technology department.

Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor – Washington, DC
Description: The Senior Internal Auditor reports to the head of internal audit, to support the function in providing independent and objective assurance and advisory services to the organization. The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for conducting all phases of operational, financial, compliance, and IT audits, assessments, and special projects as assigned, to include report writing.

Job Title: Program Coordinator – Washington, DC
Description: The Program Coordinator will assist the Director in the implementation of a successful student experience within the Student Professional Development Program portfolio under the Director’s oversight.

Job Title: Major Gifts and Planned Giving – Washington, DC
Description: The Prospect Researcher is primarily responsible for conducting donor and prospect research services at UNCF in support of the annual campaign efforts for the Development Department to include corporations and foundations, major gifts, area offices with specific emphasis on prospect research supporting the Major Gifts & Planned Giving Department.

Job Title: K-12 Research Fellow – Washington, DC (Hybrid or Remote)
Description: The UNCF Advocacy Team is seeking an actively enrolled graduate student or recent Ph.D./Master’s graduate to join our team as a 9-month paid K-12 Research Fellow/Post-Doc. This individual will assist the Director of K-12 Research and the Advocacy Team in various research and messaging projects.

Job Title: HRIS Analyst – Washington, DC
Description: The Human Resources Information Systems Analyst will maintain the integrity and reliability of the organization’s HRIS, ensuring applications meet the needs, requirements, and objectives of the HR department. This position will be responsible for data integrity, processing and analyzing reports on a recurring basis.

Job Title: Recruiter – Washington, DC
Description: The Recruiter is primarily responsible for implementing UNCF’s recruiting strategy, selection process and fulfilling the staffing needs of the organization. Provides the full life-cycle recruiting process to identify and develop a pipeline of candidates for hiring managers.

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.

 

ATLANTA, GA OPENINGS

Job Title: Research Associate – Knowledge and Analytics, Atlanta, GA
Description: The Research Associate will work closely and collaboratively with the FDPRI team, other UNCF staff participating institutions, and experts in the field to promote and support a program culture that values learning and evaluation that is both practical and useful for improving program and institutional effectiveness.

Job Title: Research Associate – Learning and Evaluation, Atlanta, GA 
Description:
The Research Associate will work closely and collaboratively with the FDPRI team, other UNCF staff participating institutions, and experts in the field to promote and support a program culture that values learning and evaluation that is both practical and useful for improving program and institutional effectiveness.

Job Title: 2023-24 UNCF FDPRI Research Fellow – Atlanta, GA
Description: The Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute is seeking an actively enrolled graduate student in a Ph.D. program to join our team as a 9-month paid Fellow. This individual will assist a Sr. Research Associate and the FDPRI Team in various research projects and publications.

Job Title: Program Manager, Operations – Atlanta, GA
Description: The Operations Manager will provide operational, financial, and administrative support to the UNCF Institute for Capacity Building management team. In this role, the Operations Manager will assist with the establishment, oversight, and engagement with various programmatic, operational, and learning activities across the UNCF network of partnering institutions.

Job Title: Program Manager, Knowledge Management – Atlanta, GA
Description: The Program Manager, Knowledge Management performs a significant role with the Institute for Capacity Building team, managing multiple programs to support Institutional self-awareness and the development of strategic approaches to increase the capacity of the institution.

 

CHICAGO, IL OPENINGS

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.

 

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: 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.

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.

 

PHILADEPHIA, PA OPENINGS

Job Title: Development Director – Philadelphia, PA
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.

 

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL OPENINGS

Job Title: Area Development Director – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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.

 

LOS ANGELES, CA OPENINGS

Job Title: Regional Development Director – Los Angeles
Description: Reporting to the Regional Vice President, the Regional Development Director is responsible for conducting comprehensive, cost-effective annual and capital fund-raising campaigns within the Southern California territory of operation to support the 37 United Negro College Fund (UNCF) institutions and serves as an ambassador for the UNCF.

 

NEW ORLEANS, LA OPENINGS

Job Title: Regional Administrative Assistant – Southern Region, New Orleans
Description: The Regional Administrative Assistant operating out of our New Orleans office must display initiative, good judgment, ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and have an understanding of and sensitivity to UNCF programs and procedures.

 

NEW YORK, NY OPENINGS

Job Title: Area Development Director – New York, NY
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. The ADD serves as an ambassador for UNCF and is responsible for engaging donors and leveraging key relationships to ensure revenue goals are met.

 

SEATTLE, WA OPENINGS

Job Title: Development Director – Seattle, WA
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.


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