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CU Denver seeks its inaugural UIA Fellow!

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University of Colorado Denver (CUD) is seeking its inaugural UIA Fellow. Reporting to the University’s division of Strategic Enrollment and Student Success UIA liaison, the UIA Fellow will be responsible for identifying new solutions, scale proven innovations, and communicate and diffuse outcomes that ultimately will assist more students having access to and graduating with a high quality, affordable, bachelor’s degree.

Specific duties include:

  • Supporting high-yield projects that are impactful to CUD, and critical to the scaling mission of the Alliance.
  • Shepherd UIA scale projects related to predictive analytics, proactive advising, strategic financial interventions, and/or college to career efforts as well as university-directed student success initiatives related generally to academic/career advising, diversity, equity and inclusion, and academic support programs, amongst others.
  • Process mapping and design thinking to help improve the likelihood of student success for undergraduates who identify as first-generation college students, from low-income households/communities, and/or students of color and other historically underserved backgrounds.
  • Development of a scalable student success project, moving from diagnosis of a problem through project completion.
  • Policy research, assessment, memo and proposal writing, and program enrichment analysis.
  • UIA Fellow will spend approximately 15 percent of their time supporting UIA central initiatives.

Anticipated Salary Range: $60,000 - 70,000.

Priority review will be for all materials received by June 24, 2022, but the position will remain open until the final deadline on July 8, 2022.

How to Apply

All applications should be submitted online directly to CUD. To apply, please visit the CU Careers Website. Information below provides details on the exact posting at CUD.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least two years of work experience
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in any program
  • At least three years of work experience (3-8 years preferred)
  • Experience working in an academic or higher education setting
  • Exceptional project management skills and talent to appropriately pivot and adapt
  • Commitment to transforming public higher education to better serve low-income, first generation, and historically underrepresented students
  • Track record of success in academic and professional settings
  • Make connections between divergent people, projects, and goals
  • Embody a professional, mature, motivational, and humble presence

Required Application Materials

  • Cover Letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three to five professional references to be addressed to the attention of Monique L. Snowden, Senior Vice Chancellor for Strategic Enrollment and Student Success.


  • Questions about the position can be addressed to Monique L. Snowden, Senior Vice Chancellor for Strategic Enrollment and Student Success at
  • Inquiries related to the application process can be addressed to Felicia Martin, Associate Director of Finance and Administration, Division of Strategic Enrollment and Student Success at

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