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.


Advancement Events Manager

Plan and manage event logistics for development and engagement events of varying sophistication, complexity and scope. These events range from discrete, program-specific functions to large-scale, highly sophisticated programs for the University.

Assistant Vice Chancellor, Alumni Engagement

Oversee campus-wide alumni engagement activities as well as programs designed for alumni of specific schools, colleges and units.

Assistant Vice Chancellor, Creative Engagement

Drive strategy and direction for communications, market awareness, and targeted philanthropic solicitations as a part of the University of Denver’s advancement enterprise.

Associate Director, Prospect Development

Partner with the Advancement community to assess the full spectrum of available data in order to provide a framework for strategic, actionable fundraising plans

Business Analyst

Use data to create and share insights and support the Advancement team in embracing a culture of measurement where all team members are supported in developing data literacy and using quantitative and qualitative data to guide their work.

Director of Development, Leadership Annual Giving for the Bridge Project

Help the Bridge Project, housed in the Graduate School of Social Work, grow the base of its philanthropic support. The role is focused heavily on qualification of prospects, cultivating relationships and soliciting those with capacity to give gifts of $1,000 – $50,000.

Executive Director of Development, Sturm College of Law

Join a dynamic, growing and purposeful enterprise united around a compelling mission charted by Chancellor Rebecca Chopp and Dean Bruce Smith.

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.