Join Our Team
Denver Urban Scholars is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse dedicated team of people who are passionate about facilitating academic achievement and positive social development for metro Denver youth.
Director of Development, Individual Giving
Denver Urban Scholars is seeking a dynamic, experienced and mission-driven Director of Development,
Individual Giving to join our team. The Director will develop and lead a strategic and diversified
individual giving fundraising plan that meets current goals and anticipates future needs and growth
objectives, supervise an existing team, and hold a personal portfolio of major individual donors. The
Director will help to co-create and lead a strategy to raise money from diverse sources through
specific fundraising strategies in partnership with our board of directors and development committee.
The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation of best practice fundraising knowledge, with a track
record of creating and then enacting effective strategies and fostering successful long-term
relationships with donors, and the ability to effectively coach and collaborate with staff in support of
their fundraising activities. S/he will be a strategic thinker, thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced,
results-oriented culture and be committed to developing and implementing systems to support growth.
Program Events Manager
Denver Urban Scholars seeks to hire a Program Events Manager. This individual will design and implement
mentoring, community, and college and career readiness events and workshops for scholars in grade 6
through post-secondary. The Program Events Manager will additionally oversee the restructuring of our
social-emotional curriculum, Real Talk, to be implemented in the school based setting. This individual will
work closely with other members of program leadership to coordinate the annual program events calendar
and ensure that staff execute events with fidelity across sites. The Program Events Manager will take a lead
role in facilitating workshops and will provide support to other staff who implement the curriculum.