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Every day, our passionate, talented team comes to work focused on advancing public higher education and globally-relevant research.  For environmental and social research, and for academic pursuits at every level, we connect donors’ passions to the University of Hawai‘i’s mission. Leveraging private funding and alumni engagement, we help drive research discoveries, opportunities for student excellence, and facilities where innovation and learning can thrive.

If you’re excited about a career that makes a positive impact, you could be a good fit for our team.  

Current Available Positions

Accounts Payable Supervisor

Under the direction of the Controller, this position shall have knowledge of the organization’s accounts payable and fiscal policies and procedures to oversee the accounts payable functions.

Associate Systems Administrator

The Associate Systems Administrator:  

  • Provides help desk support, assisting end-users with technical questions and troubleshooting.
  • Assists the Systems Administrator with various technical and special projects.
  • Assists the Systems Administrator in providing server and network system support, including maintenance and upgrades for Microsoft Active Directory.

Development Assistant

As an academic support unit in the Shidler College of Business (SCB), the Office of Development is charged with the responsibility for development and stewardship of relations with alumni and friends of SCB that eventually result in private gifts to the College. However, annual gifts and scholarships also fall under the general direction of the office for coordination and donor stewardship.

Crucial to the success of the development office is the efficient administration of gifts, donor records, acknowledgement and the like. Donor-related events and publications also fall within the responsibilities of the office.

The primary purpose of this position is to facilitate the fundraising work of the Dean of the Shidler College of Business and the Executive Director of Development for the College.

Director of Development

The Director of Development for the College of Natural Sciences (CNS), Institute for Astronomy (IFA) and the Waikiki Aquarium (Aquarium) is a seasoned and experienced professional with a proven track record of outstanding performance.  This professional will demonstrate the highest levels of commitment to the UH Foundation values.  The Director of Development is a key member of the Development Team, primarily focused on identifying, engaging and soliciting prospective donors for major and leadership gifts that support the visions of the Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and the Directors for the Institute of Astronomy and the Waikiki Aquarium.  The Director will close gifts and steward donors so that positive and mutually beneficial relationships continue.  The Director is expected to serve as a top performer within the Development Division of the Foundation.

Senior Executive Director of Estate and Gift Planning

The Senior Executive Director of the Office of Estate and Gift Planning (“Senior Executive Director”) will lead the Office of Estate and Gift Planning team (“OEGP”), and set the office’s strategic direction with a goal to expand the program as part of UH Foundation’s comprehensive fundraising effort for the University of Hawai'i System.  He or she will manage an office and staff which produce $15-20 million in new commitments annually and matured, realized gifts in the range of $10 million annually.

Student Aid Administrator

The Student Aid Administrator will be responsible for assisting the Assistant Director of Scholarship Payment Administration with the processing of all student aid related inquiries and payment request matters from throughout the University of Hawai‘i System.  In addition, the Student Aid Administrator will assist the Scholarship Development Office with cultivation and stewardship related activities necessary to improve communication efforts to various constituencies.

Student Positions

Data Entry Student Assistant

The student assistant provides support to the Office of Data and Technology Services, under the supervision of the Data Management Specialist.

Estate & Gift Planning Student Assistant

The student assistant will provide support to the Office of Estate and Gift Planning at the University of Hawai‘i Foundation.

Prospect Research & Relationship Management Student Assistant

The student assistant will provide support to the Department of Prospect Research & Relationship Management through a variety of administrative office functions.

Scholarship Development Office Student Assistant

The student assistant will provide support to the Scholarship Development Office.  The student assistant will report to the Assistant Director of Scholarship Relations and will be expected to perform a variety of tasks.

Student Assistant, UH West Oahu Development Office

The Student Assistant, UH West Oahu Development Office (Student Assistant) will assist with the administrative office functions of the UH West Oahu Development Office under the direction of the Director of Development and Alumni Engagement, UH West Oahu. 

Student Calling Center

UH Foundation's Annual Giving department is alive with UH students who report to work each night knowing that through their efforts, they will raise important funds for the university. This money is designated by donors to support areas such as scholarships, library acquisitions, equipment and other valuable resources that greatly enhance the student experience.

Employment Benefits

  • Retirement Plan (403b) (Employer paid)
  • Medical / Drug / Dental / Vision Insurance
  • 14 paid holidays
  • Paid vacation leave
  • Paid sick leave
  • Group Long-Term Disability Insurance with Employee Assistance Program
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Program
  • Service awards
  • Tuition assistance
  • Tax-deferred Annuity Plan (403b) (Employee paid)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Professional memberships
  • and more...
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