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Program Coordinator

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 23, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary

The Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies(CE) encourages applications for a full-time Program Coordinator ! Working in coordination with the Assistant Dean, Assistant Director/s of the Program Strategy & Operations Group, Program Managers, and others with responsibility for academic programs, the Program Coordinator is actively involved in the development, planning, and administration of existing and proposed/new academic programs. This may involve a broad range of administrative support activities to include program research; establishing/maintaining administrative processes (e.g., preparing teaching contracts, tracking budgets, tracking student progress); program development, implementation, and review; and collaborating with Marketing and other partners on enrollment management processes (e.g., program promotion, student recruitment). This position will provide administrative and programmatic support to the Master in Science in Organizational Leadership (50%) and other online programs as assigned (50%).
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 mission of CE is to provide quality, innovative lifelong learning opportunities to a diverse student population by extending the educational resources of CU Boulder.

The CE team provides academic, career, pre-health, and financial aid advising in a student-centered, encouraging environment that respects non-traditional paths. We offer accurate information, strategic solutions, and compassion to help people identify their options and make informed decisions about their academic and professional journeys.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Administrative Support
  • Assist with ensuring appropriate support for prospective, current, and former students, during inquiry, application, initial enrollment, recurring registration, graduation, and post-graduation.
  • Coordinate internal processes for procurement, student scholarships, course scheduling, faculty contracts, etc.
  • Track and report revenues, expenses, and budgets for program accounts.
  • Collect, track, monitor, and report data regarding course and program quality using Quality Matters, FCQs, and other metrics.

Enrollment Coordination
  • Coordinate marketing, promotional, and other outreach initiatives – e.g., open houses, education fairs, web content, and promotional campaigns -- and track their efficacy.
  • Collaborate with Program Directors, Marketing, and other partners to contribute to the creation of effective marketing materials, website content, digital campaigns, and communication platforms to help manage communications with applicants from the first point of contact through enrollment.
  • Build and analyze statistical reports on prospects, applicants, registrants, and enrollment trends/opportunities.
  • Develop orientation programs for new and visiting students.
  • Collaborate closely with CE and main campus offices to ensure systems support for enrollment management, information technology, and web support.

Miscellaneous Responsibilities
  • Coordinate new program initiatives.
  • Conduct research, and collaborate with other CE and university offices, to collect data and prepare reports/proposals on a variety of topics as needed.
  • Serve as a representative of the Assistant Deans/programs with other departments, at meetings, etc.
  • Coordinate special projects and special events, as needed.

What You Should Know

This position is not 100% remote.

What We Can Offer

The hiring salary range for this position is $50,000 - $55,000 annually.


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 required and a minimum of 2 years of progressive program/project coordination.

What You Will Need

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with students, faculty, prospective applicants, and the public;
  • Ability to multitask and work independently;
  • Writing skills to produce comprehensive reports, presentations, evaluations, justifications and proposals;
  • Moderate to advanced digital literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; and
  • Interpersonal skills and political acumen to build and maintain professional collaborations to ensure effective work with faculty, administrators, staff, and students.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Four years' experience supporting a university's continuing education unit, academic programs, or similar is desired.
  • Recruitment and student support experience is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of database software and expertise in revenue-generating programs is desirable.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. A current resume.
  2. 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 August 5, 2021 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs .

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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