Aurora, CO
Apr 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine


Nature of Work:

The State of Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS), contracts with the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect, to serve as the Central Management Organization (CMO) for Colorado's Child Welfare Training System (CWTS).

The mission of the CWTS is to provide competency-based learning opportunities for Colorado's children, youth, and family serving personnel - by designing, developing, and delivering educational opportunities, through a regionalized structure.

Examples of Work Performed:
  • Innovates judicial and legal learning products.
  • Autonomously represents project among work groups and stakeholder committees to ensure current best practices are reflected through all products and services.
  • Cultivates relationships with legal and judicial stakeholders, community partners, and county customers.
  • Authors new legal and judicial course curricula.
  • Publishes articles in a medium easily available and accessible with learning community.
  • Executes curriculum development and implementation processes including and not necessarily limited to ensuring the following outcomes:
  • to ensure all CWTS courses have active working titles, descriptions, and templates, that are current, relevant, and in accordance with CWTS standards of excellence.
  • Partners with CWTS instructional design manager to ensure all CWTS course content is effectively and seamlessly transferred to design and development team for web-based training development as is required.
  • Innovates and cultivates new and improved structures and methods related to content development in a manner that exceeds customer expectations, as a collaborative member of the CWTS leadership team.
  • Authors project reports.
  • Ensures swift transitioning of newly developed and revised course content between CWTS training development and CWTS training delivery teams by ensuring content developers facilitate initial delivery of new and revised courses and executing preparing-the-trainers events for new and revised courses.
  • Manages processes and products required to ensure transfer of learning from the classroom to real life practices.
  • Facilitates classroom training with adult learners and ensures high quality learning outcomes.
  • Provides coaching services with internal and external project customers.
  • Evaluates training outcomes and uses data to inform decision making and product and process improvement.
  • Provides educational, supportive, and administrative supervision to others who develop curricula, facilitate, and coordinate training.

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America's most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

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.

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.


Minimum Requirements:
  • Master's degree in Psychology, Education, or a related field or JD.
  • 3-5 years of professional experience working in or around the child welfare field.
  • Equipped with extensive knowledge of child welfare policies, practices, and philosophies and proficient in facilitating learning in this regard with adult audiences, either through formal or informal training, supervision, leadership, or coaching.

Required Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of and ability to comply with all statutory training requirements.
  • Demonstrated highly-skilled collaboration with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Ability to facilitate strengths-based, solution focused thinking, language, and interactions.
  • Exemplified excellence with verbal and written communications.
  • Demonstrated keen ability to manage multiple, competing, high-priority tasks.
  • Ability to cultivate curriculum packages and all associated materials in support of effective training facilitation and according to CWTS standards of excellence.
  • Ability to effectively manage process, personnel, and product development as required to achieve project outcomes.
  • Ability to provide coaching services with stakeholders and customers.
  • Demonstrated ability for critical thinking, multi-tasking, and working diligently in an autonomous work environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduate level education: Law Degree or Master's in Social Work, Psychology, Education, or a related field.
  • 1 - 2 years' experience developing curricula.
  • 2 - 3 years' experience facilitating training with adult audiences.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. This position 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 Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver 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 strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

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 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. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact. *Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 09265

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20932 - SOM-PEDS Kempe-GenOps

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 25, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Kasey Matz

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00732849


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