Location: Boulder, CO
Role Type: Athletics
University of Colorado
University of Colorado

McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative (MLI): The purpose of the McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative (MLI) is to provide minorities- known as MLI Future Leaders - a jump-start to their careers through practical experiences, opportunities to build their network, and instilling the values of John McLendon: Integrity, Education, Leadership, and Mentorship. Coaches participating in the initiative are Ambassadors of the program and will serve as mentors to the Future Leaders on their campuses. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree to apply.

Duration: August 2022 - July 2023

Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:

Athletic Director’s Office

  • This position will assist in many areas of the AD’s Office, such as:
  • Research in areas such as resource allocation, salary surveys, program composition, etc.
  • Contact other institutions to learn best practices and what can be applied to the University of Colorado
  • Conduct long and short-term research projects in all areas of an Athletic Department that will directly improve the University of Colorado – Boulder
  • Assist Assistant AD/Administration Operations in day to day tasks such as retrieving data, summarizing information, helping prepare senior staff for meetings, etc.
  • Put together weekly reports for AD and Assistant AD/Administration Operations
  • Assist in note taking for weekly meetings to be disseminated to staff members

Digital Content

  • Will help capture and edit photo/video content at sports games, practices and events
  • Will assist with social media management responsibilities including but not limited to gameday live posting, day-to-day posting, content calendar planning & content organization
  • Will participate in content brainstorming meetings, studio photo/video shoots, student intern training sessions, etc. 
  • Preferred skills: experience with DSLR photo/video cameras and the Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Lightroom, Photoshop, After Effects) 

Revenue Generation

  • Assist Revenue Generation department with research projects, revenue leads and administrative tasks
  • Help cultivate and maintain positive relationships with third-party vendors, assist with lead revenue growth opportunities, and remain up to date on industry best practices.
  • Assist with Identifying, evaluating, and implementing trends that support defined revenue goals.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • Assist with the development and implementation of all Colorado Athletics Diversity and Inclusion programs and initiatives, including but not limited to:
  • CUnited student-athlete leadership group
  • Participate in DEI staff meetings
  • Co-develop DEI based community service and educational opportunities
  • Help coordinate annual all staff and all student-athlete Inclusive Sports Summit.

Must adhere to all University of Colorado, PAC12 & NCAA rules and regulations.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Effective and flexible communication skills

Stipend: $30,000

MLI Job ID: 106


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.