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Temporary Student Development Coordinator

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Boulder, Colorado

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Temporary Staff



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Job Summary

The Temporary Student Development Coordinator will be responsible for supporting an expansive tutoring center where students can receive assistance and support to achieve academic performance and excellence in the College of Engineering and Applied Science. This position will work closely with the BOLD Student Success Senior Professional to coordinate the College of Engineering’s BOLD SSC tutoring program and services to increase BOLD retention and academic success initiatives such as the BOLD SSC Tutoring Program, SSC Study Table Model, course offerings, coordinating and assessing academic success programming, and hands-on engineering skill workshops to bolster 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 (Broadening Opportunity through Leadership and Diversity) Center has college-wide responsibility for improving the recruitment, retention and climate for women, students of color, first-generation students, and others who have been historically underrepresented and under-served in STEM fields. 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 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

Coordinate BOLD Student Success Center Tutoring Program Services:
  • Provide logistical support to BOLD SSC tutoring operations, program services, and tutor master schedule during the academic year. 
  • Support the recruitment of undergraduate and graduate level tutors in the field of engineering and applied science, facilitate tutor interviews, and develop a hiring schedule and tutor trainings accordingly. 
  • Document tutor hiring, job training, onboarding processes and student employment hiring protocol. 
  • Support mass scheduling systems and processes, troubleshooting, and database management. 
  • Provide weekly announcements, updates, and tutoring resources and materials on the BOLD SSC Tutoring Canvas page. 
  • Manage and coordinate BOLD SSC exam archives with the Communications Specialist semesterly to enhance accessibility and increase advertisement and usage of the exam archive to students. 
  • Support strategic programmatic tutoring efforts that will increase BOLD Community of Scholars academic participation and performance.
Support BOLD SSC Tutor Training and Development:
  • Implement an SSC tutor training program focused on STEM academic high impact practices and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion curriculum. 
  • Offer two specialized SSC tutor and student employment trainings during the academic year. 
  • Advance the SSC lead tutor mentorship model and support academic and mentoring initiatives in the SSC. 
  • Support and enhance the attendance of BOLD students at engineering skill study tables, workshops, and events while expanding the set of skills workshops offered to bolster student’s skills and confidence. 
  • Assist in the development of academic programming for BOLD students with a focus on connecting students to academic support services, campus student employment training, and culturally responsive trainings offered through SkillSoft.
BOLD SSC Team & Initiatives:
  • Support BOLD SSC program and events, as needed, throughout the year. The position must be aware of the performance-enhancing strategies found successful at engineering colleges throughout the country.
BOLD Research Programs:
  • Support the coordination of recruitment and application reviews of undergraduate students and graduate student mentors for BOLD research programs.

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. 
  • This is a part time, temporary position.
  • This is a mostly in-person position, with the possibility for limited remote work.

What We Can Offer

The hourly rate is $28.00


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

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What We Require

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, engineering education, student affairs or a closely related field.
  • One year of student development and/or program experience. 
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute. Some evening and weekend hours are required.

What You Will Need

  • Exceptionally strong written and oral communication skills, and strong presentation skills. 
  • Experience in program coordination.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Experience planning and carrying out events for large numbers of participants. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • A Master's degree. 
  • Three years of student development and/or program experience with a focus on academic success and retention. 
  • Experience in program execution and development with a focus on STEM student retention and success, academic advising, or coaching experience. 
  • Knowledge of standard methodologies in engineering academic support and retention practices. Experience supporting underrepresented students in STEM. 
  • Experience teaching and facilitating professional development sessions. Knowledge of continuous improvement models and processes. 
  • Knowledge of CU-Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science programs. 
  • Experience establishing and maintaining strong relationships with varied constituencies. 
  • Sensitivity to and appreciation of cultural, political, and geographical differences, with ability to work well with faculty, staff, and students from all backgrounds.

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 January 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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