Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

The University of Denver seeks nominations and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Human Resources.

Founded in 1864, the University of Denver is the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region. It has become one of the West’s premier private universities and plays an integral role in the cultural, social, economic and educational life of the vibrant and fast-growing city it calls home.

The University of Denver is an independent, doctoral-granting research university. US News and World Report lists the University of Denver among the nation’s top 100 universities. DU is classified as a research university with high research activity by The Carnegie Foundation. The University enrolls about 11,600 students from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries in its distinguished undergraduate liberal arts and sciences, graduate and professional programs. The University has 4,583 employees, comprised of 1,599 appointed staff, 701 appointed faculty, 264 non-appointed hourly staff, 578 adjunct faculty, and 1,441 student employees, making it Denver’s second largest non-retail employer.  The University has total annually budgeted revenues of $434 million and total endowment assets in excess of $623 million as of September 30, 2016

Reporting to the Chancellor and serving as a valued and collaborative member of her senior team, the Vice Chancellor for Human Resources is the principal steward of the University of Denver’s human capital. The Vice Chancellor, working with a human resources team of 20, is responsible for providing overall strategic leadership and direction on human resources planning and administration for the University by envisioning, developing, and administering programs to realize the goals of the institution’s strategic plan, with primary focus on One DU. The successful candidate will be an approachable and collaborative leader able to forge a vision for the University as an intentional community and employer of choice.   The individual will be a creative and nimble expert in design, implementation and administration of human resources programs, processes and initiatives.  For a more-detailed description of the opportunity, please see: 

For best consideration, please send all confidential nominations, inquiries and expressions of interest by February 15, 2017 to:


Susan VanGilder, Partner

Beth McCarthy, Associate

Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.