Parent Outreach Coordinator - Denver

Aurora, CO
Mar 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Colorado School of Public Health Integrated Nutrition Education Program

Parent Outreach Coordinator

Position # 698818 - Requisition 09040

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The Integrated Nutrition Education Program has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Parent Outreach Coordinator position.

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.

Job Summary:

This class series describes technical assignments. Technical work is skilled work in the practical application of specialized techniques, procedures, practices, or methods in order to accomplish tasks. The specialized work is a direct extension of a professional field which requires an understanding of that field in order to carry out the practical nature of the work.

The Integrated Nutrition Education Program (INEP) within the Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center (RMPRC) in the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Denver has an opening for a full-time University Staff (non-classified) position as a Parent Outreach Coordinator (PRC) - Denver. This position will responsible for providing parent outreach and support in the high free and reduced schools nutrition classes offered by CSU-Extension paraprofessional and/or Colorado Cooking Matters; programs. Main duties in this position are: recruitment and coordination of parent classes, liaison and key contact between parents, schools, educators, and CSU/Cooking Matters, promote nutrition classes, and overall collaboration with INEP staff.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary range for this position is $38,888 to $47,832 and is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is/is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Two (2) years of community outreach work.

Substitution: Two years of college, university or non-correspondence school course work related to the work assignment may substitute for the required experience.

Conditions of Work

  • Must be bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Must be able to drive personally own vehicle to conduct site visits (State mileage reimbursement is available).
  • Must maintain a valid Colorado driver's license and automobile insurance.
  • Must be able to work occasional evenings, before school starts and after school ends, staying within allotted hours per week.
  • Must be able to comfortably lift 40 pounds and perform minimal physical tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience working in a professional office as a team, including event coordination and/or community outreach.
  • Experience in public school or community nutrition/health programs
  • Experience in adult education coordination


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and communication skills on the phone and in-person.
  • Highly organized, conscientious, hard-working, and able to work as part of a team.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter/letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2) A current resume/CV. 3) List of 3-5 professional references. Questions should be directed to

    Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 3-5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

    Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

    Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled

    Job Category: Professional Support Services

    Primary Location: Aurora

    Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 21627 - CSPH-IntegratedNutritionEdProg

    Schedule: Full-time

    Posting Date: Mar 30, 2017

    Closing Date: Ongoing

    Posting Contact Name: Heather Owen

    Posting Contact Email:

    Position Number: 00698818


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