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University of Colorado LRC Program Coordinator in Denver, Colorado

University of Colorado I CU Denver

Learning Resource Center

*Program Coordinator (Student Services Senior Professional) *

Position #700569 – Requisition #16549

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Learning Resources Center has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Program Coordinator position.

As Colorado’s public urban research university, the University of Colorado Denver educates a diverse student body through quality academics, ambitious research, creative work, and civic engagement in the city we call home. CU Denver graduates gain the powerful combination of immersive classroom and real-world experience that are in demand today. The city benefits from well-educated, top talent and a new generation of knowledge that fuels the future of Denver and our region. We are CU in the City.

CU Denver offers more than 100 degree programs, from the bachelor’s to the doctoral level, in the heart of downtown.Here, more than 15,000 students pursue academic programs that range from global energy management to music industry studies to criminal justice. As part of the state’s largest public university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with nearly 2,500 employees and annual economic impact of $800 million. /Read CU Denver Quick Facts here/.

Position Emphasis:



The Learning Resource Center (LRC) strives to support all students during their academic journey here at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) by creating an unparalleled student experience that:

  • Empowers students to achieve their true learning potential

  • Fosters meaningful interactions through peers, faculty, and staff

  • Develops human capacity through independent learning and critical thinking

The LRC understands that the majority of students today use technology as a learning tool and it is imperative for us to consider and implement different strategies to support student learning in that virtual space. In diligently working to bring learning support services unto the 21st century, the Program Coordinator will serve in a pivotal role by collaborating with the LRC team to rethink and redesign the center’s approach to marketing and outreach so that students and faculty members are better educated on what peer tutoring looks like in practice. Responsibilities include developing and implementing new marketing and outreach strategies/initiatives, such as creating class announcement/promotional videos for the tutoring and SI programs. This position will also be responsible for creating and integrating social norming campaigns that counter stigmas associated with seeking peer tutoring services, Supplemental Instruction (SI) or related academic support services.

  • Reporting to the Associate Director, the Program Coordinator is responsible for all programmatic tutoring services and SI programs. The Program Coordinator will oversee the coordination of services, which includes supervision, training, and development of undergraduate and graduate tutors and SI leaders, as well as promotion and marketing of services to students through classroom visits and various social media platforms. This position will also collect and analyze data for program improvement, while also applying for and maintaining the LRC’s international tutor training program certification through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). This position will support initiatives designed to increase the academic success of traditionally underrepresented student groups, which includes students that are English speakers of other languages. This includes being responsible for redesigning the tutoring program to incorporate an online tutoring component into its services to meet the demands of non-traditional students and/or online learners, and overseeing the Conversation Group initiative.

PLEASE NOTE:Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring range for this position has been established at $39,769 to $42,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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*Minimum Qualifications: *

  • A bachelor’s degree in communication, higher education, counseling, student affairs, economics, or a directly related field from an accredited institution and 2 years of professional level experience in providing learning support services in a higher education setting.

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year of experience in recruiting, hiring, developing, and evaluating student employees

  • 1 year of experience in preparing and conducting CRLA certified tutor and SI trainings

  • 2 years of experience in supporting the success of students from ethnically and culturally diverse populations

  • Demonstrated knowledge of different technologies to deliver tutoring services; best practice understanding of how to leverage campus technology to support student learning


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.

  • Outstanding customer service skills.

  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of student learning theories and best practices to facilitate student learning, growth, and development.

  • High attention to detail and ability to multitask in an energetic and fast-paced office environment

  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office products, in particular Access and Excel

Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. 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.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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.

Job: *Student Services

Organization: *U0001 -- Denver-Anschutz Administration

Title: LRC Program Coordinator

Location: Denver

Requisition ID: 16549