Temporary Summer Program Coordinator

Denver, Denver County
Apr 25, 2014

Posting Description: * Coordinate New Summer ESL Student Orientation Program. o Develop a plan for summer academic and social activities program. o Organize student logistics such as airport pick-ups, housing placement, health insurance enrollment, and textbook and supplies purchases. o Plan and attend all Orientation events. o Maintain communication with all prospective summer students with regards to above logistics, including travel, and pre- and post-arrival information. * Maintain ongoing communication with students and coordinate logistics as needed to ensure continued well-being of students while enrolled in summer program at ESL Academy. o Provide a wide range of customer services to students: welcome students, respond to telephone inquiries, engage in outreach to students and other university officials, direct student traffic to appropriate resources, answer student questions, etc. * Generate and update ESL class lists at the beginning of Summer term. o Facilitate student orientation, testing, and registration with Program Coordinators. o Monitor and report to Director any academic, attendance, and/or disciplinary issues that may arise during the course of the summer. o Manage and maintain official records related to student attendance, academic progress, enrollment, and sponsorship, and develop standard letters related thereto for the Director. * Design, market, execute, and evaluate all Summer ESL Academy social events with the intent to facilitate social interaction in English and instruct students about US, Colorado, and CU Denver academic culture. o Research activity vendors and propose activities within budget guidelines. o Create and manage an activities calendar. o Chaperone events as needed. o Track expenditures. * Create and maintain an online presence for the ESL Academy: o Connect current students and alumni using social networks (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.). o Monitor all social networks on a regular basis with the goal of promoting a diverse student population with the appropriate range of English proficiency. o Recommend new ways or locations in which to have an online presence. * Ensure compliance with program policies and procedures. * Supervise student employees. Applications are accepted electronically at www.jobsatcu.com, refer to job posting T00035 Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado Denver 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 strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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.

Minimum Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree with at least one year of professional experience related to program coordination in an educational office, or five years of equivalent professional experience. * Excellent written and spoken communication skills. * Detail and customer oriented, efficient. * Experience creating and maintaining social networks among students. * Experience organizing socio-cultural activities in Denver and Colorado.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Desired Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree with two or more years of professional experience related to program coordination in an educational office, or seven years of equivalent professional experience. * Fluency in a language other than English. * Superior written and spoken communication skills with students who use English as their second language. * Experience working with educational sponsors. * Experience working on small projects independently

Campus: Denver