The University of Denver's Learning Communities and Civic Engagement (LCCE) Department houses six first year Living and Learning Communities (LLC) and two leadership studies programs. The undergraduate LLCs provide students with a unique opportunity to integrate academic and residential experiences to build personal character, intellectual curiosity, and community engagement, by establishing a strong foundation for their university experience and beyond. Students live on the same floor of the residence hall that hosts their LLC and take part in programs that enhance their coursework. Special dinners, speakers, cultural activities, retreats or field trips into Colorado's great outdoors are just a few of the things our students do. Program faculty and staff work together to provide high-performance learning experiences for the students.
This position serves to provide administrative support, program development and coordination, curriculum support to the undergraduate Living and Learning Community (LLC) programs in general and specifically with two assigned LLCs each year. Additionally, this position will coordinate the LLC recruitment process for filling the programs with incoming students each year. The position reports in a matrixed relationship primarily to the Program Manager of LCCE and secondarily to two faculty members.
In addition to following the University of Denver's policies and procedures, principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Co-curricular Program Management: Collaboratively develop, plan, coordinate, advise and implement special events, orientation, retreats and speakers, and student development opportunities for the assigned LLCs; develop, advise and supervise student leadership committees and Resident Advisors for co-curricular programming; coordinate and deepen the civic engagement focus of assigned LLC. Coordinate marketing, recruitment, selection and student retention of assigned LLC programs.
Office Management: Develop and maintain assigned LLC budgets using the Banner system; develop and maintain communication processes with students, faculty, parents, alumni and other friends of the programs; maintain and update website and collateral communication pieces; provide administrative assistance to assigned Faculty Directors, faculty and adjunct professors; communicate with university and outside vendors and organizations as necessary for programming.
Lead and manage LLC efforts to market, recruit, select and fill all LLC floors for fall 2021: Lead communication and collaboration with LLC faculty and program coordinators, Office of Admission, HRE and other University offices to recruit and admit motivated students to engage in LLC programs for increased persistence and student success. Coordinate with staff from other programs such as PLP and CWC programs. Manage LLC recruitment budget.
Team Contribution: This position requires interaction with a number of departments and committees throughout the University. It will include: collaboration with co-workers to accomplish overall vision and goals of the LCCE department, including LLC co-programming and civic engagement initiatives; coordinate with relevant academic departments related to the LLC theme; collaborate with non-academic departments and committees such as HRE, Student Life and Student Advising.
Train and supervise 1-4 student employees per quarter to assist in LLC programming and administration.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to read and interpret documents as required. Write reports and professional correspondence to students, parents, faculty, staff and external constituents.
- Ability to speak effectively before a group, over the phone and one-on-one.
- Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages.
- Ability to apply concepts of basic and intermediate algebra.
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
- Ability to interpret and variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
- Ability to effectively use judgment in an environment where students are present.
- Ability to make ethical choices and actions.
- Ability to work collaboratively with students, staff, parents, faculty and community members.
- Ability to use computer programs such as MS Office Suite.
- Ability to communicate well through e-mail is essential.
- Familiarity with current college and university facilities management principles are essential.
- This position also requires extensive collaboration with a variety of offices on campus and a variety of outside vendors and service providers.
- Bachelors degree.
- Administrative program planning, preferably in higher education.
- Enrolled in a graduate degree at DU; CPR
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Thursday, November 4th, 2021. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Salary Grade Number:
The salary grade for the position is 7.
The salary range for this position is $47,000 - $54,000.
The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.
The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.
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