Rural Pre-Collegiate Programs: College Prep Lecturer

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 27, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

We are encouraging applications for a College Prep Lecturer in the department of ODECE/Rural/Pre-Collegiate Development Programs . This is a short-term instructor appointment, which will provide instruction support for college preparatory course. The instructor will be teaching for the Rural Pre-College Outreach Academic Summer Experience which serves youth from Boulder County, Morgan County and the San Luis Valley.

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

The Rural Department of the Office of Pre-College Outreach and Engagement supports first-generation students from across the state. Our outreach initiatives support students from the front range, western slope, eastern plains, southern Colorado. Through our support we host a variety of programs which provide student participants with the gaining experience with college level courses, preparing for college admissions and financial planning. In addition our programs serve as an introduction to support programs and opportunities in supporting Colorado's youth in reaching their goals for post-secondary enrollment.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
  • As a support instructor for the College Prep course, you will be expected to lead various identity workshops.
  • These workshops will aim to support students' explore and reflect how each personal identity impacts who they are. Additionally these workshops will help students understand how to write about who they are and construct powerful personal narratives that can be used for college admission and scholarship essays.

What You Should Know
  • This position will require the instructor to work collaboratively with program directors to ensure the identity workshops are meeting the goals of the course.
  • The instructor will be working with students from various identity backgrounds and should pay close attention to the needs and sensitivities of each student participant.
  • The summer program will begin Monday, June 14th- July 16th.

What We Can Offer

$1,375.00 contract to teach the summer course(s).


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
  • B.A. from an accredited college/university or a M.A. from an accredited college/university.

What You Will Need
  • As an instructor you will need to be able to support the learning of diverse students, while promoting their academic curiosity and paying special attention to cultivating their knowledge base in safe learning environment.
  • Working with our student populations requires the ability to meet students where they are coming from and encourage and support their educational aspirations.

What We Would Like You To Have
  • 3 or more years of working with underrepresented students.
  • Experience in Youth Facilitation.
  • Experience in college readiness coaching.
  • Experience in coaching identity development with underrepresented youth.

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 5/2/2021 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: Valeria Morales

Posting Contact Email:

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