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BOLD Scholarship and Student Support Coordinator - Temporary

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Boulder, Colorado

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Temporary Staff



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Job Summary

The BOLD (Broadening Opportunity through Leadership and Diversity) Center has college-wide responsibility for broadening participation of students in engineering through fostering 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 BOLD Scholarship and Student Support Coordinator supports essential components of the BOLD Scholarship program by completing essential administrative and coordination responsibilities and providing student services to current BOLD scholars. The position will execute the vision of the program with direction from the BOLD Student Success Professional and other staff.

This position is a mandatory reporter.

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 commitment to creating a diverse environment where all engineering students are welcome, and where students who are traditionally underrepresented in engineering—women, underrepresented minorities—are empowered to achieve their dreams. Our programs promote the recruitment, retention, and development of engineering students at CU Boulder, and equip them for success through graduation and beyond. 

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Bold Scholarship Program Support:
  • With guidance of the BOLD Student Success Professional and the Coordinator for BOLD Programs and Student Engagement, implement and support intentional programming and engagement plans to support students in the BOLD community. This includes regular community-wide programming and targeted professional development and academic programs.
  • Evaluate BOLD programmatic initiatives to determine effectiveness, student satisfaction, and collect and analyze data related to student engagement activities.
  • Support and assist the Coordinator for BOLD Programs and Student Engagement and collaborate with other BOLD staff to ensure that BOLD offer programs that meet the needs of our community.
  • Support large College and BOLD programmatic efforts such as the BOLD Welcome, BOLD Power Hour, Recruitment Events, and other initiatives as needed.
Bold Scholarship Advising:
  • Advise BOLD Scholars and support an advising structure that utilizes other BOLD staff and mentors to provide individualized and group support to students. Meet with BOLD scholars to discuss their progress, assist with referrals and navigating university systems and resources to support their needs.
  • Assist with group advising and be available to meet with students on as need basis to support student’s holistic needs.
  • Use university systems, such as Buff Portal Advising, to track and log records of advising sessions.
  • Consult as needed with other staff to provide support and refer students to resources best suited to their needs.
  • Report student concerns to the BOLD Student Success Professional and appropriate college or campus services as needed and directed.

What You Should Know

  • This a part time temporary position. The anticipated schedule is 24-32 hours per week, with at least 3 days of work on campus per week. The appointment is expected to last until mid-May.

What We Can Offer

  • Starting salary is $20/hr. to $30/hr.


Temporary positions at the University of Colorado are not benefits-eligible, however, all positions are eligible for paid sick leave. 

Be Statements

Be collaborative. Be respectful. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in a related field (education, engineering, human development, etc.) including three years of experience promoting inclusion and diversity. Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in a relevant field (including but not limited to education, higher education, STEM fields, etc.).
  • Five years of program management experience working with underrepresented college students.
  • Working knowledge of/experience applying literature and research in engineering education, higher education, student affairs, and support and retention of underrepresented students.
  • Experience advising underrepresented students.

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 September 19, 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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