Coordinator for Cultural Programs

Boulder, CO
May 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Who we are:

The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is accepting applications for a Coordinator for Cultural Programs. CSI is a service department of the University of Colorado Boulder Student Government (CUSG) within the Division of Student Affairs. We cultivate an environment for building vibrant, engaging and safe communities through programming, leadership development, cultural awareness and learning opportunities.

The Division of Student Affairs values the diverse backgrounds, histories, identities and life experiences of every member of our community. We strive toward inclusive excellence in making our policies, processes, and actions socially just and equitable. We celebrate and embrace differences. We are committed to welcoming and including diverse groups and perspectives in building a climate in which all members can thrive in an environment where they feel at home, welcome and safe.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to connect all CU Boulder students with experiences that promote student success, personal growth, and a vibrant campus community.

Mission Statement

As a unit within Student Affairs, the Center for Student Involvement is a multifaceted team working together to support students and student organizations. We create an engaging and inclusive environment that promotes leadership development, cultural awareness, and community involvement to help students find their passion and their place.

What your key responsibilities will be:

As the Coordinator for Cultural Programs, your responsibilities will include:
  • Directly supervise three student staff. Perform and oversee administrative and managerial responsibilities of staff members.
  • Oversee the Dennis Small Cultural Center (DSCC) and the weekly/monthly cultural programs provided in that space. The DSCC exists to serve underrepresented students and student organizations on the CU Boulder campus by providing programmatic support, a physical space for cultural expression, and a place for ongoing learning opportunities.
  • Serve as a staff liaison to the university for student clubs and organizations. Serve as a resource to student organizations by applying student development theory to the step-by-step event planning and risk management advising.
  • Assist in the development and facilitation of diversity education training programs for students and professional staff.
  • Assist and support initiatives within the Cultural Programs area.
  • Serve as advisor to the Colorado Creed student ambassadors. The Colorado Creed is a social code of conduct that students agree to uphold as members of the CU Boulder Campus Community. The advisor will work with students to market and promote the Creed around the CU community.
  • Maintain accurate budget expenditure records, and plans for future contingency funds.
  • Assess student learning as a result of multicultural programs and use assessment data to inform and improve educational initiatives.

What you should know:

  • This position interacts with all levels of staff and may work evening and weekend hours.

What we can offer:

The salary range for this position is $45,000.00-$55,000.00.

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.

Be inclusive. Be dynamic. Be empowered. Be Boulder.


What we require:
  • A bachelor's degree in social sciences or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • One year of event planning experience in higher education setting or equivalent.
  • One year diversity education experience in higher education setting or equivalent.
  • One year of experience advising student organizations or boards.

What you will need:
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals and groups from a variety of identities, cultures, and backgrounds.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, staff and administrators in a diverse environment, and within the framework of university and state policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision, and possess an appreciation for detail.
  • Must be able to work some evening and/or weekend hours.
  • Must be energetic, a self-starter, and be able to work well under pressure.

What we'd like you to have:
  • A Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs, or related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals and groups from a variety of identities, cultures, and backgrounds.
  • Working knowledge of student development theory.
  • Experience in development and facilitation of diversity education training programs.
  • Experience developing learning outcomes.
  • Working knowledge and experience in program assessment.
  • Supervisory experience.

Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Special Instructions to Applicants Box: Please apply by May 22, 2017

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the following materials to this posting at

1. A current resume.
2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.

Please combine materials into one document and upload as titled: Last-First-09422.
Please do not upload references at this time.

Job Category: Student Services

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10463 - Center for Student Involvement

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: May 8, 2017

Closing Date: May 22, 2017

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00702093


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