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Assistant Director, Miramontes Arts & Sciences Program

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

This position will serve as an Assistant Director for the Miramontes Arts & Sciences Program (MASP).  The Assistant Director will serve as a faculty mentor for approximately 55 undergraduate students in the natural and social sciences. They will teach two 1-credit seminars per semester and one course in the summer. They will also assist the Faculty Director and Program Coordinator with the planning and administration of programming for the academic year and for the summer bridge program. 

Who We Are

The Miramontes Arts & Sciences Program is a program dedicated to supporting high achieving and motivated students who are members of a traditionally underrepresented community and/or are first-generation college students who want to be part of a diverse academic community in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder. This challenging and enriching program exposes students to opportunities on campus to enhance their academic experience, offers one-credit seminars that foster skills to promote academic success, provides one-on-one academic guidance and mentoring, and provides a supportive community.

What You Should Know

The Assistant Director would be hired as a 100% Instructor for the 2020-2021 academic year. The position is a three year renewable position.

This position has an official start date of August 2020, but we encourage a July 2020 start date (with compensation).

What We Can Offer

Starting pay for the 100% Instructor position is $52,000 per academic year (Aug - May), plus one month summer salary for teaching in our summer bridge program, and the option of negotiating up to an additional month of summer pay.


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

  • A Ph.D. in education, the natural sciences, the social sciences, or in a related interdisciplinary field. 
  • Expertise or significant experience working with first-generation college student and students of color.
  • A minimum of 2 years university teaching experience or equivalent training.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Ability or experience in facilitating identity-conscious cohort experiences or in mentoring, counseling, or advising.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.
  2. Diversity and Inclusion Statement, which demonstrates your commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education.
  3. Curriculum Vitae.
  4. Syllabi of 2-3 courses taught in the past 5 years.
  5. Course Evaluations of 3-4 courses taught in the past 5 years.
  6. Statement of Teaching Philosophy.
You will be asked by our system to provide three (3) professional references, who will be asked to submit a confidential letter of recommendation immediately upon application submission.

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2020; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Dr. Celeste Montoya, Faculty Director

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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.