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Coordinator for Cultural Programs

Employer
University of Colorado Boulder
Location
Colorado, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 26, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary

The University of Colorado Boulder Center for Student Involvement department encourages applications for a Coordinator for Cultural Programs . 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
  • Directly supervise three student staff. Perform and oversee administrative and managerial responsibilities of staff members.
  • 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 learning opportunities.
  • 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 staff.
  • Assist and support initiatives within the Cultural Programs area.
  • 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 initiatives.
  • Other related duties as assigned which could including staffing additional events, committee appointments, assisting CSI in planning informational programming events, and presentations, etc.


What We Can Offer

  • Starting salary is $47,476.


Benefits

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 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 You Will Need
  • 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 higher education.
  • 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.


What We Would Like You To Have
  • 2-3 years experience advising student organizations and student boards.

  • 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 boards.
  • 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.


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 8, 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

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu


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