National History Day in Colorado Senior Coordinator

Denver, CO
Jul 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado Denver

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Department of History

Official Job Title: Academic Services Senior Professional

Working Title: National History Day in Colorado Senior Coordinator

Position #1768 - Requisition 10137

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The Department of History in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences of the University of Colorado Denver has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Senior Coordinator position.

The University of Colorado Denver is a public research university serving more than 14,000 students. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 100 highly rated degree programs through eight schools and colleges. In the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers-CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Located in the heart of downtown, CU Denver provides a vibrant, urban research university experience, with academic programs ranging from the liberal arts and sciences to global energy management, music industry studies and criminal justice among eight schools and colleges. The classroom extends into the city as students study, network and build careers in the surrounding business district. CU Denver unites quality academics, ambitious research and creative work, civic consciousness and driven students-all in the lively setting of downtown Denver. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here.

Jobs in this career family provide direct professional support for the teaching and/or educational service mission of the university. Functions include academic advising/counseling, student personnel administration, recruitment and admissions, registration, financial aid, faculty affairs, library services, curriculum administration, and others involving direct support of the educational mission of an academic unit.

Senior Professionals are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field. Work is performed fully independently.

Job Emphasis:

The National History Day in Colorado Senior Coordinator recruits, communicates with, manages, trains and tracks the 20,000+ participating Colorado elementary, middle and high school students, 300+ teachers, 1,000 judges and volunteers annually. They will work with the Director of NHDC in a close team to ensure the success of the program to include teacher training, regional contests, fundraising events, data management, production of reports and keen attention to detail. The candidate will need to be able to multi-task and work flexible hours. This is a full-time position.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at $40,125 to $55,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at


Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree in education, psychology, business, public administration, health care, educational technology, social science, liberal arts, communications, or a directly related field from an accredited institution and 2 years of professional level experience working with students and/or teachers in an academic environment.

Conditions of Employment:

Must be willing and able to work flexible hours in this position.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in related field.
  • Experience in management, event planning, education, history, and/or fundraising.
  • Experience with database management and analysis.


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references) Questions should be directed to: Celeste Archer

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Application Deadline: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by July 7, 2017. Those who do not apply by July 7th may or may not be considered.

Job Category: Academic Services

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30104 - CLAS-History

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jun 30, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Celeste Archer

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00001768


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