The BOLD (Broadening Opportunity through Leadership and Diversity)
Center encourages applications for a Leadership and Scholarship
Program Manager! In partnership with BOLD leadership, this position
will support BOLD scholarship, community, and leadership strategy
with the goal of improving retention and student engagement for
The BOLD Center has college-wide responsibility for broadening the
participation of students in engineering through encouraging
academic excellence for an inclusive body of engineering students
to succeed. The BOLD Center intends to achieve breakthroughs in
attracting, preparing and expanding opportunities for historically
underrepresented students – first-generation college bound youth,
women, students of color and students from low income families – in
engineering through the development and provision of effective
curriculum and support to ensure academic success.
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 BOLD Center is part of the College of Engineering and Applied
Science’s dedication to creating a diverse environment where all
engineering students are welcome, and where students who are
traditionally underrepresented in engineering are empowered to
achieve their dreams. Our programs promote student retention and
success through academic resources, student leadership
opportunities, cultural programming, affinity-based student
societies, and a supportive community.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
Manage BOLD Scholarship Program and Strategy
Manage BOLD Student Engagement Programs and
- Advance and champion the goals of the BOLD Scholarship, which
includes increasing access for students underrepresented in
engineering, supporting scholars in their studies, involvement in
student societies, and building community within the College of
Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS).
- Serve as the BOLD lead for grant writing for funding that would
support Scholars and as the engineering student liaison for
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
scholars, Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) Scholars, and Daniels
- Lead the BOLD Scholarship Evaluation Process and partner with
CEAS Scholarships & College Affordability Program Manager to
evaluate and select Scholars for each academic year.
- Lead comprehensive advising for all incoming BOLD scholars and
build and maintain an advising structure and mentors to provide
group support to students and individualized advising on an
as-needed basis to support students in the BOLD Demographic.
- Partner with colleagues in CEAS to optimize the advising
experiences for BOLD students.
- Design and implement BOLD student welcome programs such as a
summer bridge program, orientation, and leadership retreat.
Establish goals, build assessment plans, plan activities and
schedule, and partner with faculty and staff to implement the
- Supervise the needs-based BOLD scholarship strategy, including
the selection process of BOLD scholars using Academic Works.
- Collect and analyze data on scholarships and BOLD student
retention to advise scholarship decisions and strategy.
- Build reports for BOLD Advisory Council, Engineering
Advancement, Industry Partners and key team members about Scholars,
retention and engagement.
Management of Large-Scale BOLD Programs, Community and
- Supervise, coach and support the Coordinator of BOLD Programs
and Student Engagement who is responsible for and maintains an
intentional programming and engagement plan to support students in
the BOLD Community.
- Work with college partners to develop and maintain a process
for creating partnerships and new initiatives.
- Evaluate BOLD programmatic initiatives to determine
effectiveness and to make decisions about retention strategy.
Program Leadership and Evaluation
- Support large-scale College events for admitted students and
develop BOLD programmatic efforts such as the BOLD Welcome, BOLD
Graduates celebration, and others.
- Represent the BOLD Center on the CU LEAD Alliance.
- Engage with the Curricular and Co-curricular Student
Programming Working Group to develop and implement programming in
the Williams Village Academic Community.
What You Should Know
- Serve on the BOLD leadership team, accountable for shared
organizational goal setting, and achieving and reporting of
- Provide effective program administration, including fiscal
management of budgets, scholarship planning and awards.
- Conduct regular review and evaluation of all retention programs
within the BOLD Center, including collaboration with the BOLD
This position offers the opportunity for hybrid work.
All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply
with the campus COVID-19 vaccine
. New employees must provide proof of vaccination
or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of
What We Can Offer
The salary range for this position is $70,000 - $77,000 annually.
Relocation is offered within CEAS guidelines.
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
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What We Require
What You Will Need
- Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and
- Five years of experience in teaching, student programming,
and/or community engagement.
What We Would Like You To Have
- Knowledge and praxis of student development and leadership
- Ability to foster positive relationships with internal and
- Sensitivity to, and appreciation of, cultural, political and
geographical differences-with ability to work well with faculty,
staff, and students from around the world.
- Fluency with interacting and engaging with faculty in an effort
to create faculty partnerships in support of students.
- Strong understanding of community, student belonging, and the
associated literature, skills, and approaches needed to develop and
maintain a strong community.
- Understanding of and experience in project management.
- Problem solver, self-motivated and high-quality decision-making
ability to advance the program’s mission and ensure student success
in their undergraduate education.
- Excellent teamwork skills and ability to learn how to work with
colleagues and students coming from a variety of backgrounds and
- Supervisory experience.
- Experience working with scholarship and grant programs, and
writing grant proposals and grant reports for awarded grants.
- Experience in developing effective and expansive student
- Basic experience with organizing, analyzing, and reporting on
data and results.
- Fluent (orally and written) in Spanish or languages other than
- Experience with student management databases.
- Experience in academic settings, multicultural affairs, and/or
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 13, 2022 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs
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