Position title
SPARC Community & Student Resources Coordinator

Department: SPARC                   


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.





The SPARC Community & Student Resources Coordinator is responsible for managing and overseeing the delivery of on and off campus resources necessary to meet the basic human needs of students at Community College of Denver.  This position has the responsibility to expand the existing primary community and student resources   functions within the Student Programming, Activities & Resource Center to Lowry & AMC students as they relate to resource service coordination.  Reporting to the Associate Dean,  SPARC, the  Community & Student Resources Coordinator will create and facilitate culturally responsive programming and services for our diverse student population, with the overall goals of advancing equity, deepening student resilience with the goal of  broadening academic access and success;, The position requires strong partnership with the CCD Care and Counseling Teams and other departments and programs within the college to support the college’s mission and strategic initiatives.


This position is not a licensed mental health professional and does not provide licensed counseling, though counseling skills are useful in working with students in need of human services support.  All appropriate reporting channels need to be utilized in relation to Care Team, Conduct, Title IX and Clery depending on the situation.





Student Support


Act as point-of-contact for students who need on and off campus resources to support their academic success, retention, and completion.  Provide students with holistic case management and referrals to various resources on and off campus for personal, academic and financial wellness.

Administer the emergency aid program,

Assist with the implementation and administration of the Single Stop benefits screening program.

Assist with the development and oversite of grants specific to SPARC Human Services. Facilitate and expand primary element of the program: Food pantry, childcare and housing scholarships, student intake appointments, outreach & educational programming.


Provide outreach to all students, including students on the Lowry & AMC campuses. Identify needed human service resources for the respective campuses and expand resources.


Supervising and Training


Supervision, training, coaching and evaluation of grant funded employees, hourly employees and work study students who work in CCD SPARC. Organize, facilitate, and evaluate faculty and staff trainings around recognizing and supporting students in crisis and responding to difficult students and situations.



Networking and Professional Development


Network with community-based service organizations to stay up to date on resources that will benefit student needs and inform a referral system.   Research the personal, academic and financial wellness interests and needs of prospective, new and continuing students.    Responsible for ensuring the college community is aware of resources both on-and-off-campus and provide referrals, such as but not limited to speaking at various departmental meetings and campus events


Written Communication, Records, and Assessment


Provide outreach using student engagement technology.

Design appropriate forms, signage, web/social media and written material including sign-in sheets, directions, etc. for resources, programs and services.

Keep accurate records of student contacts, needs and outcomes connected with institutional persistence goals.

Develop and implement metrics to assess goals and outcomes for all programs within the center.


Budget Management


Budget management and oversight for food pantry, housing stipend, and childcare stipend. Totaling approximately $70,000.


Community Engagement


Coordinate a metro-Denver human services organization Resource Fair for Community College of Denver students.

Assist with the planning of and participate in campus wide outreach programming, such as the Annual Auraria Hunger and Homelessness Awareness event.

Other Duties as Assigned

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Job Location
855 Lawrence Parkway, Denver, CO, 80204
Job Type
Employment Type
$53,000.00-$58,300.00 Per year
Date posted
June 13, 2023
Valid through
August 11, 2023
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