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Peace Corps Strategic Campus Recruiter

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Boulder, Colorado

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Temporary Staff



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Job Summary

For many years the University of Colorado Boulder has maintained a contractual agreement with the Peace Corps and has provided professional campus recruitment services through its Career Center. The Peace Corps Campus Recruiter (hired by CU Boulder and paid by the Peace Corps) works with the Peace Corps Recruiting Office to provide information about Peace Corps volunteer service opportunities to the CU Boulder campus and surrounding communities!

The Peace Corps Strategic Campus (Strat) Recruiter is a part-time position, working approximately 20 hours per week including provision of regular office hours in University Career Services. The position has a dual reporting line to the Senior Regional Recruiter for Peace Corps and the Employer Relations Coordinator at the CU Boulder Career Center. 

This is a phenomenal opportunity to gain numerous educational and professional benefits including practice with public presentation and promotion, experience working with a governmental agency and campus organizations, and networking opportunities with Peace Corps as with other governmental, community, and professional organizations.

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

CU Boulder Career Services empowers students and alumni to become more employable and find meaningful work by being active participants in the career development process. 

CU Boulder has ranked in the top five in the country on Peace Corps' list of top volunteer-producing colleges in the large school category with graduates currently serving as volunteers overseas. In 2010 and 2011, CU held the #1 position for Peace Corps recruitment in the nation, with 117 and 112 alumni serving abroad! Thanks to the over 2,000 CU graduates who have already answered the call to service since Peace Corps was established in 1961.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

The Peace Corps Strategic Campus Recruiter will increase awareness of Peace Corps Volunteer opportunities on campus and in the surrounding community through a variety of recruitment activities, including: delivering a class or club presentations, tabling in public, high-traffic areas on campus and/or at career fairs, coordinating and facilitating application workshops and retention events, and developing relationships with key collaborators at CU Boulder.

What You Should Know

  • 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. 
  • The position will work a hybrid modality, with some in person work and some remote work. 
  • Depending on campus activities and recruitment events, evening and weekend hours may be required.

What We Can Offer

  • The pay range is $18.81 - $20.00 per hour.


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

Be Statements

Be courageous. Be yourself. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCV);
  • High school diploma or equivalent;

What You Will Need

  • Time management skills with ability to work with autonomy;
  • Organized and able to meet due dates;
  • Experience preparing and delivering presentations in small and large groups;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as presentation skills;
  • Ability to advise/communicate on an individual level;
  • Digital literacy with virtual meeting platforms like Zoom.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred;
  • Outstanding marketing skills;
  • Outreach and networking 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.

Please apply by August 10, 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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