Join Our Team, Make a Positive Difference

Experience all the best aspects of being part of the community at a top university campus while making a positive impact on students’ lives. Join the UConn Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to supporting fundraising and alumni engagement efforts at the University of Connecticut. We are a dynamic team of diligent professionals who are passionate about helping to advance UConn’s status as a world-class national public university. Learn more about us and how you can fit into this outstanding group of professionals.


In addition to operating exclusively to promote the educational, scientific, cultural, research, and recreation objectives of UConn, working at the UConn Foundation comes with some noteworthy perks.

  • We recognize the importance of work/life balance.
    • We offer a hybrid work schedule that allows you to spend more time at home and less time commuting.
    • You will receive more than six weeks of paid time off per year, between federal holidays, personal days, and accrued vacation time.
    • We organize several fun Foundation events every year. Previous events have included summer picnics, winter celebrations, and community service projects.
    • You will have access to a collaboration space at the Foundation Building, where you can take a moment to relax, play a round of darts, shoot some hoops, and grab a snack.
  • We value your financial security.
    • You will receive a generous contribution to your 403(b) retirement plan as well as additional resources for retirement planning.
    • We provide basic term life insurance and AD&D, as well as short-term and long-term disability plans to help supplement any state programs where applicable.
  • We encourage continued learning.
    • After one year of employment, you will be eligible to receive tuition reimbursement for both you and your dependent children.
    • We offer a variety of professional development opportunities, including an all-employee UConn Foundation conference and employee-led committees.
    • We can’t forget all the great benefits that come with working on a large university campus, including access to the performing arts and sporting events!
  • We promote your physical and mental well-being.
    • Benefits start from day one. We offer medical, dental, and vision plans as well as flexible spending accounts.
      We will make an annual contribution to your health savings account if enrolled in one of the high-deductible health plans offered by the Foundation.
    • Our Employee Assistance Program provides counseling and referral assistance to help you through many of life’s challenges.
    • The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Wellness, and Fun committees help build a sense of community and appreciation through a variety of events and activities, including speakers, raffles, book clubs, and so much more!

The UConn Foundation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. We celebrate diverse perspectives and are committed to a welcoming environment that will value your unique experiences and identity. We recognize that a true commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion requires ongoing education and action and we strive for continued growth each and every day.

UConn Foundation and UConn Alumni Center buildings
UConn Foundation employees keep tabs on UConn Gives.
Staff enjoying the UConn Forward event at the Pratt & Whitney Hangar Museum in East Hartford.
Greg Knott delivers closing remarks during the annual Charles Lewis Beach Society brunch event Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the Rome Ballroom in Storrs.
Frank Gifford and Bruce Liang at the inaugural Loyal Jonathan event.
UConn Foundation lunch to celebrate employees with 20 years or more of service.


Explore open positions at the UConn Foundation and learn how to apply. We are 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that exists to support The University of Connecticut. Please note we are not a state employer.