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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: 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.

Job Title: Gift Officer, Capital Campaign – Atlanta, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Chicago
Description: The Gift Officer propels major giving to UNCF’s unprecedented campaign to lessen the HBCU endowment gap and elevate opportunities for students of color across the United States. This person will help manage high-level donors and prospects, collaborating with other Campaign Gift Officers, the UNCF Development Major Gifts team, and Area Office Directors to execute comprehensive gift requests.

Job Title: National Director, Special Events
Description: This position oversees and supports the Regional Area Offices by ensuring UNCF events and special initiatives are effective and efficient generating revenue for member institution support.

 

UNCF HEADQUARTERS, WASHINGTON, DC OPENINGS

Job Title: Program Manager, Knowledge Management – Washington, DC
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.

Job Title: Senior Grants Accountant – Washington, DC
Description: Reporting directly to the Director of Grants Management, 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: Campaign Prospect Researcher – Washington, DC
Description: The Prospect Researcher is primarily responsible for the building of donor and prospect research services at UNCF to support the Office of the President and Capital Campaign departments; providing information on key individuals, corporations, foundations, and other prospects and donors as needed.

Job Title: Capital Campaign Stewardship Manager – Washington, DC
Description: The Capital Campaign Stewardship Manager propels major giving to UNCF’s unprecedented campaign, aimed to elevate opportunities for students of color across the United States. This person will help implement and manage UNCF’s $1 billion Capital Campaign, managing the activity of Campaign Gift Officers and collaborating with the UNCF Development Major Gifts team and Area Office Directors to execute comprehensive gift requests.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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.

 

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: 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: 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.


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