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Join the OHSU Foundation and help us ignite the power of philanthropy to create a healthier world.

What we do

The OHSU Foundation is one of the largest public university foundations in the Northwest, and exists to advance OHSU’s vital mission of creating a healthier world by igniting the power of philanthropy.

OHSUF is a mission-driven organization, unrelentingly committed to both our donors and our employees. We work hard, collaborate with brilliant and passionate colleagues, and innovate to inspire transformational giving. At the heart of it all, we connect people’s passion with impact.

Who we are

Our mission to create a healthier world is at the heart of everything we do. The way we advance that mission is by hiring and retaining a passionate and dedicated team.

We believe that diversity and equity are imperative to our success, which is why we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture where all employees are empowered to do great work—and where the best decisions are made because they’re informed by multiple, diverse perspectives

What we offer

The OHSU Foundation is committed to providing comprehensive benefits that help our employees thrive.

Competitive pay and a structured compensation evaluation process to ensure equity across the organization.

Health and Wellness
Two plans for medical, dental and vision, and access to coverage for dependents including domestic partners.

12% pension plan and an opt-in 403(b) plan for those who wish to contribute additional pre-tax dollars to their retirement.

Work/Life Balance
Flexible work environment, generous PTO program, 11 paid holidays, and two paid VTO days. In addition, we offer a comprehensive Family and Medical Leave program and a pre-tax dependent care plan.

Professional Development
Funds for conferences, memberships, trainings, and certifications, and an annual allotment of tuition reimbursement dollars.

Access to a $50/year Trimet pass, as well as pre-tax parking options. Biking Bonus: cyclists get incentive dollars for every trip.

Employee Spotlights

“Not only do I get to learn something new every day, but I also get to help research and science that is literally making the world a better place. How cool is that? I also love working with the smart, amazing folks at the Foundation, all of whom are so supportive, collaborative, and committed to the mission of OHSU.” – Shane, Associate Director of Foundation Relations


“I love how I get to spend many of my days interacting with patients, researchers, physicians, students and faculty to tell their incredible stories. I feel lucky to have access to so many amazing people, the opportunity to ask them questions, and to see many mission moments firsthand.” – Christine, Senior Content Producer


“I am grateful to work with a team of colleagues who are collaborative and great at problem solving. I am so appreciative of the work-life balance that our organization continues to promote and support, especially during this last year.” – Tammi, Assistant Director of Business Intelligence

Our Process

Interested in joining the OHSU Foundation? Here’s what you can expect from our recruitment process.

The OHSU Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The OHSU Foundation is committed to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization. In keeping with our beliefs and values, no applicant will face discrimination or harassment on the basis of any protected class status, including color, age, current or future military status, disability (physical or mental), gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

The OHSU Foundation, as required by law, is making available a copy of Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

The OHSU Foundation participates in E-Verify. By law we are required to make available the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work.