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, Creative Engagement

This is a unique opportunity to considerable creativity, design skills and energy toward developing engaging and captivating branded products across all channels, notably digital, video and print.

Director, Donor Relations & Stewardship

This is a unique opportunity to craft and execute experiences that increase the engagement and philanthropic commitment of the University of Denver’s community.

Executive Director, Gift Planning

This is a unique opportunity for a seasoned professional to join a dynamic, growing and purposeful enterprise united around a compelling mission charted by Chancellor Rebecca Chopp and Vice Chancellor Armin Afsahi to provide strategic partnership in the planning and execution of tax-wise gifts, including outright, deferred and estate gifts

Market Activator, Northwest

This is a unique opportunity to engage alumni, parents, and donors in the San Francisco area as well as develop a programmatic portfolio for the region in collaboration with the Denver-based advancement team. Additionally, the incumbent will develop formal and informal networks of alumni leaders within different industries, neighborhoods, and affinity communities.


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.