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.

WHY WORK AT THE FOUNDATION?

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.

Medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as Employee Assistance Program services. We also offer flexible spending accounts, including limited flexible spending accounts and dependent care accounts.

Basic term life insurance and AD&D, as well as short-term and long-term disability plans. We also offer supplemental group term life insurance and AD&D as well as dependent group term life insurance and AD&D.

A 403(b) retirement plan which includes a Roth option through TIAA with a generous contribution from the Foundation, as well as additional resources for retirement planning.

Employee and dependent tuition reimbursement after one year of employment.

A generous time off policy that includes personal days in addition to accrued sick and vacation time. We also offer 11 paid federal holidays each year.

Professional development opportunities for employees to learn and strengthen their knowledge to be successful in their positions, including the all-employee UConn Foundation Conference, team retreats, and employee-led committees.

All the benefits of working on a large university campus including access to museums, art performances, and of course sporting events!

Several fun Foundation events per year. Previous events have included summer picnics, winter celebrations, community service projects, and friendly competitions like cooking challenges and a cornhole tournament.

Access to collaboration space dedicated to providing a place to take a moment to relax, play a round of darts, shoot some hoops, or grab a drink or snack.

The UConn Foundation staff at the annual All Foundation Conference.
UConn Foundation and UConn Alumni Center buildings
UConn Foundation staff and alumni volunteer at Foodshare in Hartford.
UConn Foundation employees keep tabs on UConn Gives.
Foundation employee at the ScHOLA²RS House event taken February 10, 2019 in Storrs.
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.
Foundation employee participating in an interactive exhibit at UConn Forward.
Frank Gifford and Bruce Liang at the inaugural Loyal Jonathan event.
UConn Foundation lunch to celebrate employees with 20 years or more of service.

The UConn Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that believes the richness in differences is a value and makes it possible for the Foundation to be more effective in successfully fulfilling its mission.


OPEN POSITIONS

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.