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Cyberinfrastructure Community Organizer

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Boulder, Colorado

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University Staff



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Job Summary

The Multi-Tier Assistance, Training, and Computational Help (MATCH) team is seeking a National Cyberinfrastructure Community Organizer to support the highly anticipated Track 2 Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Coordination Ecosystem: Services & Support (ACCESS) effort! The ACCESS project is the successor to the National Science Foundation funded Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) project, and the MATCH portion of this project will ensure support for users who are engaging with NSF funded national cyberinfrastructure resource providers. This position will be hired as part of the Research Computing group housed at the University of Colorado Boulder.
This role will be highly visible on a national level, and this position will need a comprehensive understanding of the nationally NSF funded cyberinfrastructure, an understanding of their users, and a clear ability to engage and connect with a variety of researchers and partners with varying background types.

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

  • OIT will be valued by campus as a strategic, inclusive and innovative partner in advancing learning and discovery in order to enable CU Boulder to be a premier public university.
  • OIT enables campus priorities by providing high-value IT services and solutions. 
  • Trust, as a foundation for how we engage with one another and with campus partners, along with 
  • Avid curiosity in how to better support the campus and our stakeholder’s while 
  • Fostering empowerment and authentic engagement among ourselves and 
  • Celebrating inclusivity that promotes a sense of belonging while acknowledging that each person is unique and valued. 
  • OIT will advance learning and discovery by delivering high-value reliable IT services and solutions that:
    • Provide a fluid and adaptable academic and student experience 
    • Enable research competitiveness and 
    • Deliver core infrastructure and enterprise IT services for business effectiveness.
Based on our departmental goals and our commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, OIT particularly welcomes applications from candidates whose knowledge, skills, and abilities, and desire to contribute to an inclusive campus environment, will help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

This staff member will be responsible for engaging with the ACCESS community and will be responsible for coordinating detailed aspects of the ACCESS MATCH Program, including:
  • Coordinate institutional participation in all aspects of MATCH support program.
  • Prioritize tickets related to ACCESS topics through the national ticketing system. 
  • Recommend awardees for the MATCH Community Grants program 
  • Coordinate student efforts on the project - including matching students with mentors.
  • Organize and in some cases conducting synchronous and asynchronous training on topics related to cyberinfrastructure.
  • Coordinate communication with ACCESS resource providers.
  • Coordinate the collection of metrics and reporting for the project. 
  • Work with the ACCESS Track 1 allocations team to manage the allocation effort.
  • Ensure MATCH documentation is being updated.

What You Should Know

  • This position is in a remote work situation.
  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. 
    • New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

  • Annual compensation: $75,000 - 85,000.


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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Be challenged. Be empowered. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution. Degree can be substituted with related work experience on a year for year basis.
  • 1+ years of experience supporting large-scale computing or data resources or equivalent.
  • Experience as an outreach facilitator.
  • Experience working across organizational and/or institutional boundaries.

What You Will Need

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Two years of experience supporting large-scale computing or data resources or equivalent.
  • Experience supporting XSEDE national resources.
  • Teaching experience.

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 May 26, 2022 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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