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Employment Opportunities 

Graduate Assistant



Student must be enrolled into a graduate degree program at the University of Northern Colorado. Experience with program development and implementation. Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, a high level of self-direction, organization, initiative, and reliability. Knowledge and awareness around social justice and systems of power and privilege and a desire to engage social justice within this position. Maintain a desire to further develop your own identities and understanding of others’ identities. Previous leadership or other experience in working with students who hold underrepresented identities. Ability to engage an audience during group presentations.


Specific duties include, but are not limited to: co-develop, prepare and facilitate 2nd Year Cohort leadership development workshops with 4th year participants, prepare materials for workshop curriculum for multiple cohorts and social events, interact with students to further support the development of their own awareness of their identities and leadership, prepare and present materials for program recruitment efforts (New Student Orientation, fairs, tabling, etc.), support assessment and evaluation of programs and services utilizing both qualitative and quantitative research, support participant application processes, responsible for administrative tasks related to the Institute including customer service, responding to phone calls and emails, and serving as a referral resource for the UNC community, maintain online engagement, including social media and academic classroom management system (ex. Blackboard), must be available for workshops (which occur on evenings and weekends).

For more information about this position please contact Sarah.Rodriquez@unco.edu or 970-351-2634.

Application information is available on the Graduate School website.

Work-Study Opportunities 

We are committed to student involvement and campus experiences outside of the classroom at UNC. To support the growth and development of UNC students, we offer work-study employment. The requirements to apply for work-study positions are the following:

The student must be currently enrolled at UNC and have been awarded work-study. Please, check with financial aid before applying to find out if you are eligible, and ask whether your work-study award is state or federal. Students must be able to work between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Some extended evenings and weekend hours may be required. Hours will vary depending on class schedule and work-study award allotment.

Interested in working at Stryker Institute?


Applications for vacant positions can be found below:

The Stryker Support Specialist (SSS) job description can be found on Handshake, posting #2154877.  Position details and application process is outlined in the Handshake posting.  Priority application deadline is November 23 at 11:59 PM.  Application will remain open until filled.  Interviews will begin November 26 to select the SSS before end of Fall 2018 semester. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Leadership Coordinator at 970-351-2634 or our main line at 970-351-1492.