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 www.du.edu/jobs to learn more, submit an application, and stay up-to-date on new opportunities.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN ADVANCEMENT
The Assistant Director, Digital Philanthropy and Giving Campaigns will manage an exciting contemporary strategy and slate of campaigns to inspire philanthropic support of the University of Denver mission and vision. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Lead Marketing and Community Activation within the Creative Engagement team, a unit within the Global Networks function of University of Denver Advancement. As an integral member of the cross-functional Creative Engagement team, they are motivated to create exceptional digital philanthropy experiences for our global network of alumni, friends, parents and families, and campus community members. The campaigns they manage will have donor count and financial goals and include University-wide priorities as well as academic unit imperatives.
Reporting directly to the Director of Graduate Career & Professional Development, the Career Advisor provides direct comprehensive career services including career assessment, self-marketing techniques, job/internship search, career-related technology and career management strategies for University of Denver students with a primary focus on serving graduate students. S/he may work most closely with DU’s non-traditional graduate and undergraduate student population within University College as well as graduate students in the College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences. The Career Advisor will partner with the Employer Connections team to identify local organizations for outreach to develop jobs and internships for assigned programs. S/he will also conduct regular outreach to faculty and student groups, and support Career & Professional Development events, workshops and presentations for students and recent graduates. The Career Advisor will demonstrate advocacy of inclusive excellence values in their work with students and campus partners.
The Executive Director of Development and Community Engagement reports to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for University Development, and partners closely day-to-day with the Dean of the Colorado Women’s College, their advisory board and team. This position is responsible for leading the philanthropic engagement of a variety of DU, CWC and community-based constituents. In that capacity, the Executive Director will manage a portfolio of donor and prospect relationships while also partnering with a campus-wide network of academic leaders, fundraising and engagement professionals, and other key partners to advance the priorities of CWC.
The Part-Time Parent & Family Giving Coordinator provides high-level support for the Office of Parent & Family Giving (PFG). The Coordinator provides support for the fundraising efforts of the front-line staff, as well as meeting planning and preparation, coordination with the advancement events and stewardship teams, and various administrative responsibilities.
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.