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This position provides executive-level administrative support to the President as well as leadership and oversight of daily administrative operations in the Office of the President. The Executive Assistant to the President will be expected to work with, through, and for others, building and maintaining relationships, as they work closely, accurately, and when necessary independently, within broadly defined guidelines. The EA should be an effective communicator; someone who is aware of and responsive to the needs and concerns of the many types of constituents who interact with the President and who work in the President’s office. The EA must be friendly and genuinely interested in the business and agenda of the University, as well as understanding and responsive to the needs of others, including the leadership team, faculty, students, administrative staff, and all external guests and University partners. The EA will focus on developing and maintaining diplomatic relationships with University leaders, students, and other constituencies. A faster-than-average pace will be the norm for this position and a high attention to detail is critical, as work will often need to be handled quickly, correctly, and efficiently with little to no supervision, even when shifting circumstances might demand a reprioritization of tasks. Following up carefully, closely, and cheerfully is required to ensure quality work products are delivered to the President. The EA will frequently communicate on behalf of the President within the scope of completing tasks assigned by the President. This position will regularly provide diplomatic and professional contact with University constituents including; the University Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, Department Chairs, Deans, Vice Presidents; external College Presidents; federal, state and local government officials; national and local business and non-profit leaders; and external vendors.

Part-Time Denver Market Fellow, Regional Advancement – DU Advancement

Position Summary

In order for the University of Denver to achieve an ambitious DU IMPACT 2025 vision, it is imperative that we strategically engage and involve the global Pioneer family in the effort of supporting and advancing the University. With over 50,000 constituents in the Denver Metro area, success will partially be dependent upon our ability to build and sustain a cultivation strategy here in our own backyard. The University of Denver seeks to strengthen its global network of Pioneer supporters and ambassadors by establishing a sustainable advancement presence in key regional markets across the United States and here in Denver.

Regional teams are based in the geographic areas they serve and will include a director of development, a market activator, and a part-time market fellow. The Denver regional team includes a Director of Alumni Engagement and a Market Fellow. The regional team will collaborate closely and frequently with the Denver-based DU Advancement team as well as other colleagues across campus.

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.

The regional advancement team will achieve its goals by working in a highly collaborative fashion with their colleagues in academic units and with the entire DU Advancement team.

This is a non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Inclusive Teaching Practices Specialist – Office of Teaching & Learning (Temporary)

Position Summary

This individual will be responsible for supporting faculty development activities and creating resources related to inclusive teaching and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) that recognize diversity as an asset. These products and processes may take many forms and will be designed in accordance with current best practice, theoretically-grounded evidence, and institutional needs and values. The Inclusive Teaching Practices Faculty Fellow will work collaboratively with colleagues in the OTL, as well as others across campus.

This position is a one year appointment


The College of Business at Metropolitan State University of Denver invites applicants for a full-time tenure track position in our Center for Professional Selling within the Department of Marketing. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
The College of Business is AACSB accredited.

Associate Director, Digital Philanthropy & Giving Campaigns – DU Advancement

The University of Denver seeks nominations and applications for the position of Associate Director, Digital Philanthropy and Giving Campaigns. This is a unique opportunity for a talented professional and leader to join a dynamic, growing and purposeful enterprise united around a compelling mission charted by Chancellor Rebecca Chopp and Vice Chancellor for Advancement Armin Afsahi.

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. The Associate 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 Creative Engagement team, they will supervise and work closely with a full-time staff member and will lead the growth of DU’s digital philanthropy strategy, an increasingly fundamental element of our giving campaigns. DU’s crowdfunding and mobile giving programs, as well as social media strategy, are key tools in the growing digital philanthropy and campaign toolboxes.

Supported by a full-time staff member, the Associate Director oversees the continued development of internal and external-facing giving campaigns of varying sizes and scopes, while working to infuse digital philanthropy in a range of giving opportunities such as annual appeals. Digital philanthropy campaigns and initiatives include but are not limited to myriad 30-45-day-long crowdfunding projects (which operate within the DUGood program), days of giving (e.g., Giving Tuesday and One Day for DU), text-to-give campaigns, and other heavily digital and contemporary endeavors to inspire and activate the DU community. The goal of these efforts is to connect key audiences to exciting, impactful DU causes, creating meaningful opportunities for sustainable engagement while fostering pride in the work being done at DU to positively shape our community.

The Associate Director must bring strengths in developing metrics, strategies and tactics for growing support of DU’s mission and vision and be savvy in the use of digital and mobile platforms and technologies to create meaningful, sustainable engagement. Just as important, the Associate Director must be passionate about digital philanthropy and cause-based strategies.

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