The College of Music welcomes applications for an Outreach and Community Engagement Coordinator (OCEC). This position is a full-time member of the Dean’s Office staff at the University Of Colorado Boulder College Of Music. Reporting to the Executive Assistant to the Dean, the OCEC will be charged with stewarding community engagement, outreach, and student diversity programs for the College of Music.
Who we are:
The College of Music, founded in 1920, is recognized as one of the top comprehensive music schools in the country. The College of Music offers seven degree programs in over 28 fields of study, at the bachelor’s level through the doctorate. Our dedicated and supportive community of 550 degree-seeking students, 68 full-time faculty, 30 part-time faculty, and 27 professional, technical and administrative staff produces over 350 performances and numerous guest lectures, master-classes, and outreach events each year.
What your key responsibilities will be:
Community Outreach and Diversity Support
Responsible for cultivating strategic community partnerships and relationships with educational institutions, particularly those that serve underrepresented and diverse students.
Develop and supervise the application of program content and classroom enrichment opportunities.
Support student mentorship and community-building within the Diverse Musicians Alliance (DiMA) to increase the retention and success of first-generation and underrepresented students in the College.
Collaborate with the CU LEAD Alliance to advance the university inclusive excellence mission by recruiting and retaining students from under-represented groups, students of color, and first-generation students.
Provide supplemental administrative and programmatic staff support to the College’s Entrepreneurship Center for Music.
Assist with walk-in traffic in the Dean’s Office.
What we can offer: The salary range for this position is $46,000-$60,000.
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.
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Qualifications: What we require:
A bachelor’s degree in music, education, speech and communications, business, organizational development, or a relevant related field from an accredited institution.
Demonstrated success working with diverse groups of students, including first-generation students and students of color.
One year of professional-level experience coordinating outreach or educational activities in music or a directly related field.
What you will need:
Outstanding relationship-building and networking skills with a demonstrated interest and ability to advance the College’s commitment to community partnerships, entrepreneurship, and diversity and inclusion.
Ability to exercise judgment and independent initiative.
Highly-organized professional with integrity and discretion.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
What we’d like you to have:
A background in music.
A master’s degree in a relevant related field from an accredited institution.
Two or more years of professional-level experience coordinating outreach or educational activities in music or a directly related field.
Experience working in higher education.
Experience working with underserved communities.
Bilingual or multilingual.
Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified.
Internal Number: 12472
About University of Colorado Boulder
As one of 34 U.S. public research institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)—and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region—our goal at CU Boulder is to directly affect Colorado communities through collaborative research, innovation and entrepreneurship. Our faculty, staff and students work with the broader community to establish unique connections that have lasting outcomes—both across Colorado and around the world.