Advancement efforts at the University of Denver have a tremendous impact through our relationships with DU’s remarkable students, dedicated donors, inspiring alumni, engaged families, and wonderful friends. DU is committed to building and fostering a culture of deep engagement and philanthropy in support of our institution as we implement the DU IMPACT 2025 vision.  As a part of that effort, we are continuing to grow a team of collaborative, curious, results-oriented, and mission-driven advancement professionals who value inclusivity and who possess a deep respect for one another and for our shared profession.

We are always on the lookout for talented, driven, and passionate advancement professionals. Following are details about positions currently available on the Advancement team. Please visit to learn more, submit an application, and stay up-to-date on new opportunities.

Associate Director, Digital Philanthropy & Giving Campaigns

The Associate Director, Digital Philanthropy and Giving Campaigns will lead an exciting contemporary strategy and slate of campaigns to inspire support of the University of Denver mission and vision.

Director of Development, Foundation Relations

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, Foundation Relations within Advancement, the Director of Foundation Relations will partner with administrative, academic, and advancement team to secure funding from private grant making organizations in support of the University’s mission and priorities.

Director of Development, Midwest Region

With a primary focus in Chicago and Minneapolis, the Director of Development, Midwest is a key fundraising professional for the University of Denver. They will manage a portfolio of major gift donors and prospects while also partnering with a campus-wide, Denver-based network of academic leaders, fundraising professionals, and other key partners to advance the University’s top priorities, as expressed in DU IMPACT 2025.

Part-time Market Fellow, Denver

The Market Fellowship will begin in Fall 2018. Market Fellows will be housed with other Regional Team members in a shared office in his/her region. Market Fellows will be brand ambassadors for DU, engaging alumni, parents, and donors in the region. They will inform the work of the Market Activator and Director of Development. Additionally, the incumbent will develop formal and informal networks of alumni leaders within different industries, neighborhoods, and affinity communities. The team’s goal is to create a culture of lifelong engagement and philanthropy among constituents in the region.



Don’t find exactly what you’re looking for? No problem! Whether you are an accomplished advancement officer or a talented young professional just entering the field, we want to get to know you better! Please take a moment to send your resume, along with any information you would like to share about your accomplishments, goals, and interests.