Job Openings

Would you like to work with a dedicated team of library lovers in the landmark Denver Central Library? Now is an exciting time to join us! Explore our current career opportunities to find your perfect fit.

Executive Director

The Friends Foundation needs an experienced fundraising leader who is passionate about what a robust library system can deliver to a growing and changing community. We seek candidates who are natural collaborators, relationship-builders, and implementers.  

The Executive Director is the Friends Foundation’s chief executive and primary fundraiser. The Executive Director is responsible for the strategic leadership and overall management of the Friends Foundation.

Working with the staff and the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director grows the Friends Foundation’s fundraising capacity, so it can fulfill its vision of being among the top 10 library foundations in the country in terms of annual dollars raised to support the Denver Public Library.

The Executive Director administers and oversees the Friends Foundation’s strategic plan, created with the Board, develops and executes operating plans and related strategies, manages the staff and operations of the Friends Foundation, and with the Board President, serves as the Friends Foundation’s spokesperson. The position reports to the Friends Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

To view our Leadership Profile and comprehensive position description for more information, please click below.                                                              

Ready to Apply?

If this describes you and your skills, please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Carolyn McCormick of Peak HR Consulting, LLC at All applications are to be submitted electronically.

Database Specialist

We are looking for a self-directed and motivated professional to manage our database and prospect research efforts. Are you are detailed, resourceful and adaptable?             

The Database Specialist works closely with our development team to ensure integrity of the donor database, process gifts and acknowledgments, and execute ongoing prospect research initiatives, along with providing general administrative support.   

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