The University of Colorado Boulder Center for Student Involvement
department encourages applications for a Coordinator for
. The Coordinator for Cultural Programs
serves as one of six coordinators within the Center for Student
Involvement, and will report to the Assistant Director for Cultural
Programs. The Coordinator will work to raise awareness among the CU
community about multicultural and social justice issues through
coordination and implementation of programs, events, workshops and
trainings. The position will specifically oversee the Dennis Small
Cultural Center, support student organizations from
underrepresented populations, student activism initiatives, and
provide programmatic and training support. The Coordinator serves
as the staff advisor to the Cultural Events Board and the Colorado
Creed. This position will represent the Assistant Director for
Cultural Programs and the Center for Student Involvement on various
university committees and board meetings. This position will also
assist the Assistant Director with financial management.
Additionally, this position supervises two to three student staff
members. This is a manager level position that interacts with all
levels of staff and will work some evening and weekend hours.
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
As a unit within Student Affairs, the Center for Student
Involvement is a multifaceted team working together to support
students and student organizations. We create an engaging and
inclusive environment that promotes leadership development,
cultural awareness, and community involvement to help students find
their passion and their place.
The Division of Student Affairs values the diverse group of
backgrounds, histories, identities and life experiences of every
member of our community. We strive toward inclusive excellence in
making our policies, processes, and actions socially just and
equitable. We celebrate and embrace differences. We are committed
to welcoming and including diverse groups and perspectives in
building a climate in which all members can thrive in an
environment where they feel at home, welcome and safe.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
What We Can Offer
- Directly supervise three student staff. Perform and oversee
administrative and managerial responsibilities of staff
- Coordinate the Dennis Small Cultural Center (DSCC) and the
weekly/monthly cultural programs provided in that space. The DSCC
exists to serve underrepresented students and student organizations
on the CU-Boulder campus by providing programmatic support, a
physical space for cultural expression, and a place for ongoing
- Serve as a staff liaison to the University for Recognized
Student Organizations (RSOs). Serve as a resource to student
organizations by applying student development theory to
step-by-step event planning, risk management, and budgetary
advising. Assist in RSO training efforts.
- Serve as advisor to the Cultural Events Board, a student run
entity of the CU Student Government, assisting the organization in
a variety of areas including event planning, fiscal management, and
supporting student organization initiatives that fill cultural
voids on campus.
- Assist in the development and facilitation of diversity
education training programs for students and professional
- Assist and support initiatives within the Cultural Programs
- Maintain accurate budget expenditure records, and plans for
future contingency funds.
- Assess student learning as a result of multicultural programs
and use assessment data to inform and improve educational
- Other related duties as assigned which could including staffing
additional events, committee appointments, assisting CSI in
planning informational programming events, and presentations,
- Starting salary is $47,476.
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
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What We Require
What You Will Need
- Bachelor's Degree in social sciences or related field from an
accredited college or university. Equivalent combination of
education and experience may substitute.
- One year of directly related experience.
What We Would Like You To Have
- Student Learning and Development: addresses the concepts and
principles of student development and learning theory. This
includes the ability to apply theory to improve and inform student
affairs and teaching practice.
- Social Justice and Inclusion: is a process and a goal which
includes the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to create
learning environments that foster equitable participation of all
groups while seeking to address and acknowledge issues of
oppression, privilege, and power.
- Organizational and Human Resources: includes knowledge, skills,
and dispositions used in the management of institutional human
capital, financial, and physical resources.
- Assessment, Evaluation and Research (AER): focuses on the
ability to design, conduct, critique, and use various AER
methodologies and the results obtained from them, to utilize AER
processes and their results to inform practice, and to shape the
political and ethical climate surrounding AER processes and uses in
- Advising and Supporting: addresses the knowledge, skills, and
dispositions related to providing advising and support to
individuals and groups through direction, feedback, critique,
referral, and guidance.
- 2-3 years experience advising student organizations and student
- Master's Degree in the social sciences, higher education or
college student personnel.
- One year of event planning experience in higher education
setting, which could include weekly events, evening/late night
programs, or large scale events.
- One year of experience advising student organizations or
- Experience facilitating trainings for students and student
leaders surrounding topics such as diversity and social justice,
leadership development, and group dynamics.
- Proven ability to work effectively with individuals and groups
from a variety of identities, cultures and backgrounds.
- Knowledge of student development theory.
- Experience in development and facilitation of diversity
education training programs.
- Experience in program assessment.
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 August 8, 2021 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact Information
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