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, Prospect Development

Reporting to the Director, Prospect Development, the Associate Director manages the daily workload and flow of prospect research, prospect assignment, strategy clearance and proposal clearance requests. In addition, the Associate Director serves as a resource and trainer to a team of three prospect development analysts, in addition to serving with the Director, Prospect Development, as the primary prospect development liaison for select colleagues within DU’s fundraising enterprise.

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.

Part-time Graduate Career Advisor

This position provides direct comprehensive career services the for University of Denver’s graduate students (masters and doctoral) and recent alumni.

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.