Crow Canyon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

Marketing Specialist

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center seeks a Marketing Specialist to work collaboratively with the marketing and sales team, a graphic artist, program developers, and content providers in other departments to develop and implement marketing and sales strategies and create and disseminate high-quality communications that engage new audiences, increase participation in Crow Canyon’s archaeology, educational, and travel programs, and meet program-revenue goals. This person is the project manager, writer, and editor for print and electronic materials that target a variety of audiences and are disseminated in a number of electronic and print venues.

B.S. or B.A. degree in marketing, communications, English, or related field of study and a minimum of two years’ experience in market research/strategy and five years’ experience managing projects and producing a wide range of marketing and sales communications, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate must have professional writing experience or experience in a marketing function with writing as a primary responsibility.

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Application deadline: July 12, 2017.


Development Specialist

The Development Specialist is responsible for the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the core operational functions that support contributed revenue-generating and relationship-building goals, activities, and work of the development department. The specialist works collaboratively with the director of development and development staff to ensure that quality standards are met, that tasks are prioritized to meet deadlines, and that customer service is a top priority. Working collaboratively with the technology department’s systems administrator and finance and enrollment specialists, the position is responsible for the integrity of the information in the Altru database that is crucial to the success of every department. The specialist is directly responsible for gifts processing, records, and prospect management.

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum of two years’ experience in database administration and operational areas of a not-for-profit organization (preferably an academic, arts or cultural institution) required. Intermediate skills in using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackbaud’s Altru (or similar software). Strong interpersonal and customer service skills are essential.

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Application deadline: July 12, 2017.


Major and Planned Gifts Officer

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, a 30+ year not-for-profit organization located in a beautiful Colorado rural community, is currently seeking a proven, energetic gift officer. This person is a key member of the development team and is responsible for increasing fund-raising capacity and results through successful cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of 200 to 250 gift prospects and donors as the organization expands to meet its mission and vision of the future.

Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, and five to seven years of development or related experience in a not-for-profit organization is required. This position also requires proven ability to solicit and close gifts of up to seven figures. Other qualifications include exceptional interpersonal skills and strong written and oral communication skills. Fund-raising experience in an educational setting and/or knowledge of archaeology or anthropology are desirable.

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Application deadline: July 31, 2017.



Depending on eligibility, Crow Canyon offers the following:

  • Medical, vision, and dental plans
  • AFLAC plans
  • Four weeks personal time off
  • Nine paid holidays
  • 403(b) group retirement annuity (4% match after one year of employment)
  • 403(b) group supplemental retirement annuity

In addition, our employees enjoy

  • a beautiful rural campus
  • professional-growth opportunities
  • the opportunity to learn about archaeology and to participate in research, education, and travel programs
  • a discount in the campus Gift Shop

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