The Office of Academic and Learning Innovation (ALI) develops new academic enterprises for the University of Colorado Boulder locally, nationally, and globally. ALI provides centralized support for faculty and staff who seek to develop new, large-scale programs or partnerships driven by education innovation. As a division of CU Boulder Online, we bring stakeholders together from across campus in support of new initiatives, and we collaborate on program design and management, staffing, and funding. We believe in transformative change for the university through partnership and action.

The Office of Academic Learning and Innovation (ALI) is seeking CU Boulder students to support the development and design of scaled online courses. These courses cover topics across academic disciplines.

Responsibilities for this position may include:

  • Editing raw videos using Camtasia, Adobe Premiere Pro, or other video editing software
  • Downloading, uploading, and archiving online video in both an online learning management platform and Google Drive (.mp4 format)
  • Organizing folder and file structures in both an online learning management platform and Google Drive
  • Downloading, uploading, and archiving text- and image-based course materials 
  • Copying, pasting, and formatting course assessment materials, including question and answer text, images, and hyperlinks 
  • Communicating regularly and promptly with project managers and individual faculty members
  • Meeting with faculty and/or your supervisor on a weekly or bi-weekly basis to ensure a smooth workflow and to review course development timelines and needs
  • General problem solving and other tasks as needed

No prior experience is required, but you must have a willingness to learn by doing and solve problems independently. Additional job duties and responsibilities may arise.

Hours are flexible based on availability and can range from 5-20 hr/wk. Pay is based on background and experience, $15/hr undergraduate + $18-$20/hr graduate.


  • Strong time management and organization skills and the ability to work independently
  • Strong written and verbal skills, especially over email and messaging apps
  • An enthusiasm for learning new systems, both technical and non-technical
  • Creative problem-solving skills


  • Familiarity with software that may include website creation/maintenance, video/image editing, and cloud-based documents/spreadsheets
  • Familiarity with Coursera or other online learning platforms

To apply, please send a one-page résumé and a short cover letter to the Office of Academic Learning and Innovation ( Your résumé should be direct and professional, and your cover letter should tell us something important about your qualifications that is not readily apparent from your résumé. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.