The University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of
encourages applications for a Program Manager for
the Diverse Scholars Program
! This position reports to the
Director of the Office of Diversity Affairs. The key
responsibilities include: managing programs and a student caseload
within the Diverse Scholars Program (DSP); monitoring and
developing appropriate interventions for DSP retention; developing,
monitoring, and evaluating program curriculum to assist in
successful student transitions. This person must be familiar with
university policies, procedures, and codes of ethics related to
budgetary use, program development, corporate and donor outreach,
and other related processes.
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
Leeds is on a trajectory to become one of our nation’s preeminent
business schools. Through a culture centered on integrity and
excellence, Leeds is dedicated to producing innovative, principled
business leaders who are equipped to drive value, graduates who
possess the analytical abilities and skills needed to succeed in a
globally competitive marketplace, and students who are nurtured in
academic programs by top-tier faculty and staff.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
- Manage DSP Retreat- develop schedule and manage logistics,
establish and maintain relationships with site providers, create
and deliver welcome to include expectations, rules and goals,
create activities centered on student leadership development,
cohort development and community support, academic success,
diversity awareness and dispute facilitation, train peer mentors to
facilitate appropriate retreat activities.
- Coordinate and manage DSP Peer Mentoring Program- create meet
& greet events for pre-matching process, build and manage
monthly goals and monitor participation through Chronus, create and
execute mentor and mentee trainings, build activities for
participants and evaluate program.
- Plan and execute accounting and finance boot camps- secure
instructors and hiring process, build evaluation tool for boot
camps, communicate and disseminate information to attendees and
- Lead ODA Case Competition- plan and execute program's welcome,
orientation, competition and meet and greet events, recruit and
organize participating teams, manage program's budget, secure on
and off-campus space and manage reservations; create and update
marketing materials, coordinate with corporate partners prior to,
during and after program.
- Manage new DSP membership- update and disseminate application,
lead selection process, deliver onboarding presentations and create
- Responsible for the planning of large community event: Town
Halls and DSP Community Building Activities.
- Manage the continuous evaluation of programs and services
provided by the Office of Diversity Affairs. Specific outcomes
include program enrollment, student retention, graduation rates,
and placement rates (and other learning outcomes associated with
ODA program goals).
- Conduct and manage supplemental advising for Diverse Scholars
Program (DSP) participants.
- Collaborate with undergraduate affairs programs and corporate
partners on student development outcomes; monitor, evaluate, and
improve the DSP support system as it relates to student academic
and career paths.
- Provide leadership in the creation and management of internal
(on-campus) and external (off campus) academic and informational
activities as necessary.
What We Can Offer
- Monitor the quality of student staff projects.
- Contribute to setting policies, coordinating major initiatives
(retention, alumni & corporate relations), managing personnel
and staff development and supervision of student employees.
- Position should have in-depth knowledge of working with
undergraduate students. Particularly traditionally underserved and
under-represented populations. Areas of discretion would include
developing relationships with other Leeds offices, faculty and
students on professional level. Position is expected to work well
in teams and independently; must be comfortable interpreting data;
must be conscientious regarding student issues and understand how
to lead by example. This person is key in building relationships
with students, and directly impacts student satisfaction for not
only the Office of Diversity Affairs, but for the Leeds School of
- The salary range is $53,000- $58,000 annually.
- Relocation assistance is available for those who qualify.
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
Be Engaged. Be Proactive. Be Boulder.
What We Require
What You Will Need
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
- 1 year of professional experience in the field of student
development or student services.
- Experience working with traditionally underrepresented or
underserved students, in a higher education setting or in a
professional field, which would include experience with student
program planning and implementation or community outreach.
What We Would Like You To Have
- Excellent writing, public speaking, interpersonal skills.
- A high level of organization and multitasking skills, as well
as fortitude under pressure in a due date and goal‐oriented
- Understanding of issues, trends, and opportunities in skills
development, and technology.
- Ability to create reports, track engagement, and progress in
- Ability to inﬂuence and work well with faculty, staﬀ, and
- Sensitivity and appreciation of cultural, political and
- Confidence in project management.
- Desire to navigate multiple tech platforms (e.g. Qualtrics,
Salesforce, Canvas, Chronus, etc.).
- Willingness to work after‐hours and weekends.
- Promotes creating an inclusive environment to reflect our
values and vision at Leeds.
- Two years of professional experience in the field of student
development or student services.
- Master's degree in education, business, or student aﬀairs ﬁeld
(i.e. psychology, social work, sociology) from an accredited
- Formal training and/or professional experience in student
development in higher education, cross-culturally competent service
- Experience collaborating closely with industry contacts.
- Program implementation strategies specific to business
- Technical skills: Including Qualtrics, Salesforce, Chronus,
Social Media, Mogli, and Microsoft Office Suite.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- A current resume.
- A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background
and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and
responsibilities of the position.
We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by July 25, 2021
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs
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