Program Enrollment Coordinator for the NSA Faculty Development Program

Colorado Springs, CO
Nov 06, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
DescriptionThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) College of Business seeks a highly motivated individual for the position of Program Enrollment Coordinator for the National Security Agency Faculty Development (NSA-FacDev) Program.  

The NSA-FacDev Program’s goal is to deliver a comprehensive, programmatic approach to cybersecurity faculty development. UCCS will serve as the lead for a consortium of educational institutions to provide cybersecurity education and training to over 1500 participants for faculty roles including existing faculty, professors of practice, doctoral candidates, and transitioning military and civil services personnel. The program will offer certificates in narrow cybersecurity topics, masters and doctoral degrees in cybersecurity and cybersecurity management, boot camps in cybersecurity technology, and courses and pedagogy to fill specific knowledge gaps. 

The Program Enrollment Coordinator is responsible to work with partner institutions to coordinate student enrollment across programs, student tracking, eliminate multiple registration of ‘professional students’, monitor student progress, help resolve any problems/student issues, and calendar scheduling of all workshops, courses, certificates and programs. The Program Enrollment Coordinator will be working with partner institutions, NSA Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-C) regional hubs, national CAE-C institution, external organizations and agencies to advance common priorities for the NSA-FacDev program.

Who We Are

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students. The AACSB International accredited College of Business enrolls approximately 2,000 students annually. The College of Business offers comprehensive undergraduate degrees, select master’s degrees, and professional programs that emphasize principle-based ethical decision making. 

Colorado Springs (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

Job Duties

  • Matches education and training opportunities available to NSA-FacDev participants.
  • Coordinates student enrollment across programs.
  • Eliminates multiple registration of ‘professional students.’
  • Monitors participant tracking and progress.
  • Coordinates with partners for calendar scheduling of all workshops, courses, certificates, bootcamps and programs.
  • Helps resolve any problems or participant issues. Serves as an advocate for participants as needed.
  • Provides intensive file and case management assisting participants in overcoming barriers that inhibit success in training.
  • Coordinates activities with staff members at partner institutions who provide related services.
  • Enhances and maintains partner relationships and serves as the point of contact for participants and partner institutions.
  • Ensures that all documentation is accurately reflected in participant files across all partners.
  • Prepares Monthly Mangement Report.
  • Performs other related duites as assigned.
  • Work Location/Travel Expectations:

  • The work location is Colorado Springs, CO.
  • In-state and out-of-state travel is likely and may make up to 25% of the position's time. 
  • Job Competencies

  • Knowledge of higher education, career pathways, or learning/training concepts.
  • Ability to establish strong professional relationships with participants, and culturally diverse adult and youth populations.
  • Ability to function in a highly energetic environment and possess strong computer skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills are required.  (Bilingual/Spanish is a plus).
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Responsible, independent worker preferably with leadership.
  • Ability to effectively interface with internal and external program participants.
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines.
  • Ability to understand new concepts, synthesize information, and operationalize new program policies and procedures.
  • For the purposes of FLSA this position has been determined to be exempt from (not eligible for) overtime under FLSA. 

    What We Offer

    University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at:

    Salary Range: Generally starting at: $43,524 - $45,000 per year.

    Please note that this is a two-year grant-funded, term-limited position and will be funded until September 17, 2022. 

    Total compensation includes salary plus health, retirement, and non-cash compensation. Information on calculating total compensation can be found at: 

    Tentative Search Timeline

  • The potential dates for interviews with the search committee will be during the week of December 7, 2020. 
  • The potential dates for interviews with the supervisor will be during the week of December 14, 2020.
  • The potential employee start date is in mid-January 2021.
  • The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living, and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check and a sex-offender check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

    UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.

    Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources.

    The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

    QualificationsMinimum Qualifications

  • Four (4) years of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position, of which at least two (2) years of full-time equivalent experience in the field of adult training programs or at least two (2) years of higher education experience.     
  • Appropriate college education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in a field of study related to the work assignment.
  • Experience with Candidate Applicant Tracking Systems.
  • Experience with Talent Acquisition & Human Resources Practices.
  • Experience with IT recruitment and career placement.
  • Experience with IT certifications and career pathways for IT professionals.
  • Experience with project/program management experience.
  • Experience with data collection and analysis.
  • Experience working with community business partners and/or post-secondary institutions.  Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. 
  • Employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • Tasks may involve looking at computer screen continuously for long periods of time
  • Talking and hearing within normal range.
  • Ability to type on a keyboard and use a mouse continuously for long periods of time.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

  • Job Category: Professional Support Services
    Primary Location: Colorado Springs
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Nov 5, 2020
    Unposting Date: Ongoing