Assistant Director, Education and Social Change Office

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

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 address inequities and promote 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 their identities and create a welcoming and inclusive space on campus that provides academic and personal growth. We offer community-building programs, numerous educational opportunities for students to learn and teach, and a space for students to become active, informed global citizens by engaging with individuals from different cultures.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Educational Workshop Facilitation and Coordination:
  • 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. Provide support for social justice healing circles for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff.
  • 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.
  • Facilitate the Ignite the Social Justice Conference for students.

Leadership, Assessment, and Support:
  • Co-supervise student employees, faculty, staff and student volunteers on co-lead projects like racial healing circles and intercultural dialogues.
  • Support strategic plan creation, program goals, assessment, and priorities analysis based on qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Provide support, resources and assistance after high-impact events that affect populations using the Center (terrorism targets, school shootings, DACA, hate crimes, harassment, etc.)

What You Should Know

Some weekend and evening hours are required.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this position is $50,000 - $60,000 annually. Relocation may be available.


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 or equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
  • 2 years of professional, job related experience.

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.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Master’s degree in higher education administration or related field, and 2 years of relevant full-time professional experience in post-secondary education administration including professional experience in advising or programming planning and engaging in diversity with diverse communities.
  • At least 3 years of leadership experience in retention program development, diversity programming/education.
  • Demonstrated experience in understanding issues and trends in higher education programs which focus on the retention needs of historically underrepresented, marginalized and/or or underserved college students.
  • Demonstrated experience with providing high impact, culturally engaging educational programs.

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 February 24, 2021 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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