Assistant Director, Education and Social Change Office

Job Summary

The Center for Inclusion and Social Change (CISC) encourages applications for an Assistant Director of the Education and Social Change Office. This role provides educational social justice programs and resources to support purposeful engagement across intersectional differences, assists with the implementation of diversity trainings, campus-wide campaigns, and organizational instruction. Additionally, this role consults with entities across campus to addresses inequities and promotes inclusive excellence practices.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

At CISC our goal is to support all students in the exploration of all of their identities and to build a welcoming and inclusive space on campus that supports academic and personal growth. We provide community-building programs, educational opportunities for students to learn and teach, and a space where students can become active, informed global citizens by engaging and interacting with individuals from different cultures.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Educational Workshop Facilitation, Coordination, and Leadership:
  • Manage coordination of inclusion and social justice education leadership workshops. Assist in implementing social justice experiential learning activities and opportunities to gain cross-cultural competency.
  • Build and maintain encouraging and expansive center spaces; support students one-on-one and in group settings through mentorship, active listening, motivational interviewing, and by providing resources, referrals, and advocacy.

  • Co-supervise student employees and volunteers on projects such as racial healing circles and intercultural dialogues.
  • Support strategic plan creation, program goals, assessment, and priorities analysis based on qualitative and quantitative data.

What We Can Offer

  • Anticipated starting salary is $50,000, commensurate with skills and experience.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Two years of post-bachelor experience working with first-generation and/or underrepresented undergraduates, graduates, faculty, and staff.
  • Experience in project management and/or student program planning.
  • Experience developing and facilitating diversity and inclusion presentations and student success workshops.

What You Will Need

  • Knowledge of diversity, inclusion, and equity concepts, frameworks, standard methodologies, including AAC&U’s principles of making excellence inclusive.
  • Appreciation for, and sensitivity to, equity, diversity, campus-climate, and community.
  • Phenomenal communication, interpersonal, and student development skills to interact optimally with an increasingly diverse array of students, parents, faculty, alumni, and university constituents.
  • Proven track record of working effectively with individuals and groups from varied cultures and backgrounds.
  • Proven record of fostering strong working relationships, advising students, developing programs, and coordinating and facilitating workshops.
  • Creativity, resourcefulness, initiative, and the ability to thrive in ambiguity.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high impact, culturally engaging educational programs.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Master’s degree in higher education administration or related field.
  • Two years of relevant full-time professional experience in post-secondary education administration including advising or programming planning, and engaging with a variety of communities.
  • Leadership experience in retention program development and diversity programming/education.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

1. A current resume.

2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by December 8, 2020 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email:

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