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Program Coordinator, Deans Office

Job description

In 2012, Helen Crossley provided a gift to establish the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research and promote continued advancement of the field. The center honors the legacy of both Helen and her father, Archibald Crossley, public research pioneers. Floyd Ciruli is the Director of the Center.

The Josef Korbel School of International Studies is one of the world's leading schools for the study of international relations. Located in the vibrant city of Denver, Colorado, our innovative programs provide students the skills, knowledge, and expertise needed to become global leaders in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.

Position Summary

Part-time Program Coordinator for the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver.
This position manages the administration of the Crossley Center, assist with memorandums, emails, and presentations. This position also prepares and coordinates events on and off campus and works with guest speakers and their needs. The Program Coordinator also manages the marketing communication efforts including social media, email marketing, website content development, and quarterly newsletters.

Essential Functions

  • Manage administration of the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research (CCPOR)
  • Assist with memorandums, emails, and presentation PowerPoints
  • Assist with class logistics and materials
  • Prepare and coordinate events on and off campus, conferences and other CCPOR sponsored events
  • Assist with guest speakers
  • Manage marketing communications efforts of the center, including social media, email marketing, and website content development, edit and publish quarterly newsletter
  • Create promotional publications and advertising materials for all events and manage their distribution
  • Supervise and mentor student staff and other volunteer staff
  • Coordinate projects with Josef Korbel support staff

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong writing, analytical, interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail Interact with a variety of constituents in many capacities
  • Sound judgment, interpersonal ability, organizational management, creativity
  • Requires excellent organizational and communication skills, excellent computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, Abode Suite (InDesign, Photoshop), web design and database management
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, including knowledge of basic publishing styles

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 1-2 years professional experience in non-profit program management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree
  • 3-4 years professional experience in non-profit program management
  • Experience in higher education
  • Professional experience with InDesign, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office

Work Schedule

  1. Varied. The schedule is reasonably flexible and requires daytime hours and some evening/weekend availability.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) Monday, February 12, 2018. The position will remain open and accepting applications until filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. For questions about this position, please contact Emily Hinga at

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Three refernces

NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 10 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 005904
Posted: 1/30/2018
Application Due: 3/31/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $20.84 - $24.52 per hour