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Manager for Campus & Student Engagement

Company: State of Colorado
Location: Denver
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Salary: $57,000.00 - $60,000.00 Annually

Location : Denver County, CO

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: GJD-414920 2/23

Department: Community College of Denver

Opening Date: 02/23/2023

Closing Date: Continuous

FLSA: Determined by Position

Primary Physical Work Address: Community College of Denver1111 West Colfax AvenueDenver, CO 80217

Department Information


GJD-414920 2/23: Student Programming, Activities & Resource Center / EASS
Community College of Denver is seeking individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and work environment. CCD values the ability to work effectively with students, families, faculty, instructors and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Our campus is located in downtown Denver, adjacent to two light rail stations, and just minutes away from shopping, restaurants, and event venues. When you visit our campus, it will be immediately evident that our faculty, staff, and instructors are passionate about serving our diverse student population. At CCD our passion is to help others, and we offer career pathways that will make a difference in the lives of our students.

If you are interested in sharing our passion for student success, CCD offers generous medical, dental, vision, life, and retirement options. We also offer the opportunity to expand your education, and those of your dependents, through our tuition reimbursement program.

CCD is a Learning College where policies, programs and practices support learning as the major priority. The Community College of Denver is an Equal Employment Opportunity Educational Employer.

Background checks will be conducted on all finalists for employment consideration.

CCD recognizes that administration, faculty, instructors, and staff reflect the diversity of its students and community and prohibits employment and student discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Description of Job


  • Develop, implement and coordinate the campus-wide student engagement strategy. The strategy will include the integration of the Guided Pathways and the role of faculty in student engagement. Engage campus partners, such as departments within EASS, the Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, the Director of Strategic Initiatives, the Student Government Association, and student groups.
    • Supervision, training, coaching, and evaluation of Student Activities Coordinator, Graduate Assistant for Student Activities, student hourly, and work-study students.
      • Develop, implement, and assess Institutionalized and special events (Commencement, Welcome Back) including Tri- Institutional special event (Welcome Week, FallFest/SpringFling)
        • Oversee the implementation, coordination, and assessment of CityHawk SOAR Assist in committees at the Community College of Denver that directly impact student engagement.
          • Supports marketing and publications for the SPARC including: handbooks, the Student Newsletter, bathroom stall flyers, and manuals. Assist with administration of the Community College of Denver's social media and the creation of content when necessary. Oversee Swoop, CCD's mascot, appearances.
            • Manages all SPARC event rental supplies including a popcorn machine, cotton candy machine, equipment, etc.
              • Participate in various college and campus committees, activities, and events as designated by the Associate Dean of SPARC.
                Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

                Any equivalent combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.


                Associate degree in Education, Psychology, Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Communication, or related field.


                Minimum of three years of successful experience at the collegiate level in the area of program development, student activities, residence life, student leadership, and/or student organization advising.

                Demonstrated experience and skill in the areas of program and event planning and implementation; student advising.

                Supervisory experience of student or volunteer staff / demonstrated managerial skills.

                • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication and public relations skills, including computer competencies and presentation skills.
                • Knowledge of working with underrepresented student populations including students of color, first generation and low income students.
                • Ability to foster and develop working relationships and a sense of community with a broad range of students and staff in a culturally diverse environment.
                • Demonstrated ability to build a co-operative, co-curricular program that blends entertainment and fun with individual awareness, understanding of important social and global issues as well as cultural concerns; can design and implement programs to develop cultural competencies in students.
                • Demonstrated knowledge of college union/student activity philosophy and a capacity to articulate and implement student development theory.
                • Demonstrated leadership skills working with students in a college setting, student organizational developmental and student programming experience.
                • Knowledge of policy and procedural implementation.
                • Strong knowledge of SPARC and student government association practices, risk management, problem solving skills.
                • Self-motivated; work independently / independent decision making.
                • Strong organizational skills.
                • Team building and conflict resolution skills.
                • Must possess the ability to exercise critical human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the college and service communities.
                • Ability to handle confidential information.
                • Basic understanding of social media platforms specifically: Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and TikTok
                  Equipment Used: Computers, printers, phones, copy machines, fax machines and scanners. Occasionally, there will be the need to use and run entertainment tools like a popcorn machine, sno-cone machine, cotton candy machine, or others as necessary.

                  This position requires work during evening hours and weekends when necessary.



                  Experience will be supplemented for education

                  Supplemental Information

                  SELECTION PROCESS

                  Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application packet submitted by candidate. Completed application packet includes: a letter of interest of no more than five pages, addressing in general the items under "Primary Duties" and specifically each item under "Minimum Qualifications"; an online application; resume; and transcripts. All candidates, including current Community College of Denver
                  employees must submit a complete application packet which includes all material listed above.

                  Only completed application packets will move forward for screening. Please review the job duties and minimum requirements carefully. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a particular position does not assure the applicant an interview. Selected applicants will be invited by the screening committee for interviews. All application materials become the property of Community College of Denver and cannot be copied.


                  Interested applicants must submit a complete application packet at which includes:

                • Electronic Application, Click 'New Resume' at the bottom of this page
                • Cover Letter
                • Resume
                • References - Names, phone numbers, addresses, & email addresses of three professional references
                • Copies of transcripts, unofficial preferred
                • Copies of appropriate credentials, if applicable

                  **All included attachments should be saved with the following nomenclature: Last name, First name Document; for example Doe, John Resume; Doe, Jane Transcripts

                  ***Your resume should clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications. Those applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered. Part-time experience is - the equivalent of full-time experience. Example: Four (4) years applicable part-time experience equals 2 years full-time equivalency.

                  Please note that each agency's contact information is different; therefore, we encourage all applicants to view the full, official job announcement which includes contact information and class title. Select the job you wish to view, then click on the "Print" icon.

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