NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Program Coordinator, Recognitions

Job description

Areas of Intereset: Engineering
Functional Areas: College of Engineering & Applied Science
Department: NCWIT
Requisition Number: 13051
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Employment Type: University Staff
Schedule: Full-Time
Posting Close Date: 23-Sep-2018

Job Summary

The National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) welcomes applications for an NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Program Coordinator, Recognitions. This position will provide high level administrative, technical, and functional programmatic support to the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award programs. This position will organize and implement work to support the ongoing Award Recognition programs of Aspirations including project management, email marketing and data management. This position will independently process appropriate paperwork (i.e. official functions, ordering of supplies, etc.) for the program, events, and awards.

Who We Are

NCWIT works to correct the imbalance of gender diversity in technology and computing because gender diversity positively correlates with a larger workforce, better innovation and increased business performance. Increasing the number of women in technology and computing also has the potential to improve the design of products and services to better serve a more diverse population, and increase economic and social well-being by providing more women with stable and lucrative careers.

NCWIT, housed in the Roser ATLAS Center and the Engineering Center, was co-founded by the first director of ATLAS Bobby Schnabel, Telle Whitney, and Lucy Sanders, who has worked in R&D and executive positions at AT&T Bell Labs, Lucent Bell Labs and Avaya Labs.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Awards Program Support

  • Support Award program activities across all Aspirations Awards including High School, Collegiate and Educator awards
  • Build and maintain targeted outreach lists for email and text marketing
  • Implement email communications including organized marketing campaigns, notifications and offers in coordination with Program Managers and team members
  • Assist in selection, purchasing and organizing of award prize packages.
  • Support program participants by facilitating timely responses to all incoming inquiries including independently answering and prioritizing calls, email, and mail communications. Handle or forward inquiries as appropriate.
  • Actively support all Awards programs as needed in coordination with Program Manager.

Recognition Project Management

  • Organize and manage team collaboration through project management system
  • Track program and NCWIT deadlines, and ensure the team meets them in a timely manner.
  • Assign and track progress on task completion by team members
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and work with Program Managers and Director to implement.
  • Create, update, and maintain organized files, tracking systems, program databases, and records.

Event Support

  • Assist with planning events, conferences, key leadership meetings, and presentations which may include coordinating arrangements for multiple participants, managing participant communication, handling logistics, travel, preparing, and disseminating materials.
  • Manage conference paperwork for events (catering, AV requests, etc.)
  • Ensure compliance with NCWIT and University policies and procedures for event and travel.
  • Manage in-office meeting and event logistics.

What We Can Offer

We can offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience.


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 Statements

Be Challenged. Be Engaged. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Four years of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position.
    • Appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year of year basis.

What You Will Need

  • Advanced knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, email, and database software programs.
  • Strong customer service skills, and experience providing customer service to diverse populations.
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team, excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, change priorities when necessary, and follow through with all assignments.
  • Ability to communicate with others and to assimilate and understand information, in a manner consistent with essential job functions.
  • Ability to work with and coordinate groups of people.
  • Passion for NCWIT’s mission.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience with email list management and/or marketing experience.
  • Project management and project tracking experience.

Special Instructions

ATo apply, please submit the following materials:

1. A current resume.

2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

This posting will close on September 23, 2018.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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Posted: 9/11/2018
Application Due: 9/24/2018
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