Grand Challenges Program Manager

USA, Colorado, Denver
Oct 08, 2018
University of
Faculty Jobs
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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DU Grand Challenges is a family of programs that brings together curricular, scholarship, creative work, and co-curricular activities to advance community-engaged, public good work on complex issues that affect our communities locally, as well as regionally, nationally, and globally. The goal of DU's Grand Challenges is to harness the multi-disciplinary expertise and interests of students, staff, faculty, and community members to pursue ambitious and achievable public good goals. DU Grand Challenges takes a community-engaged and collective impact approach to community-university collaboration. DU Grand Challenges is a key initiative of DU's strategic plan, DU IMPACT 2025. This position works closely with the Collaboration for the Public Good Working Group of DU IMPACT 2025 and is situated in the Center for Community Engagement to advance Scholarship & Learning (CCESL). With a mission to activate university and community potential through partnership, CCESL is the office responsible for supporting the implementation of DU Grand Challenges. CCESL values collaboration for the public good characterized by mutual benefit, fierce optimism, tenacity, rigor, democratic participation, and inclusion.

This position will provide key administrative, communication, and program functions, working with campus and community stakeholders to implement DU Grand Challenges.

This is a temporary 2-year position with the possibility of becoming permanent.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2-5 years of program management experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree preferred
  • Experience developing and implementing new programs; and facilitation.
  • Grant writing experience.
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