Transformation Coach (Part-Time)

Aurora, CO
May 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

Transformation Coach

Position # 00721770 - Requisition 09636

The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center has an opening for a part-time University Staff (unclassified) Transformation Coach 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.

The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) resides within the School of Medicine at the Anschutz Medical Campus. AWHC is an interdisciplinary center, becoming the nation's go to source of information and programs related to wellness. Top researchers work side-by-side with clinicians to develop and deliver wellness programs and work with community interventionists to take these programs beyond the walls of the center into communities. The mission of the center is "to transform the lives of individuals and communities through science-based wellness strategies."

The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center's Vision is, "a world where accumulating wellness is the norm". All endeavors at the center are focused on this vision. An integrated approach, with a common philosophy is core to the development of the center's programs. These programs strive to involve every area of the business, including wellness clinic services, the fitness center, the bistro, the grocery lab, metabolic and demonstration kitchens. Without this integration it is not possible to achieve the vision that catalyzed the development of the AHWC. The center serves as a "learning lab" for creating a model of standard care for wellness centers that can be replicated and exported.

Position Summary

We are looking for a passionate and energetic Transformation Coach. Desired skills include confident group facilitation, group management, organization, and leadership. This unique coach has to be able to approach our customers with both compassion and challenge to sustain accountability and expectation.

Examples of Work Performed

The Transformation Coach will provide instruction for various programs at the Center including, but not limited to, State of Slim and My New Weigh. This coach position will provide curriculum delivery of all classes and must be able to develop and maintain motivation, cultivate strong supportive relationships, and create an atmosphere of challenge and non-judgment simultaneously. This position will exercise discretion in delivering the programs' curriculum with high fidelity and in the learning style of the audience. The coach must analyze participants' level of engagement, track participation, have strong problem-solving and coping skills, and respond in an appropriate manner to achieve the highest success.

There is no primary location for this position; the location will vary based on class assignment. Travel time will not be compensated and coaches must be willing to travel up to 30 miles from their home to teach. Transformation Coaches are expected to use their personal computer and/or laptop to complete job requirements.

Coaches hired to teach virtual classes will sign a telecommuting agreement approval form and also will be expected to use their personal computer/laptop to complete job requirements.

Coaches must also be available to teach at least two nights per week and/or on Saturdays.

Please note: this is a part-time position only.

Salary and Benefits

The hiring salary for this part-time position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience, and is anticipated to start at about $27.50/hour. This position is 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 Requirements

  • Group facilitation experience delivering a pre-designed curriculum

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Nutrition, Education or related field
  • Registered Dietitian certification
  • Graduation/completion of the State of Slim program or Destination Bootcamp program

Knowledge and skills

  • Passion about leading groups in behavioral changes
  • Ability to motivate program participants toward behavior changes with nutrition, physical activity and mindset
  • Ability to successfully facilitate a group through a designed curriculum
  • Willing to educate and coach program participants on diverse interventions e.g. meal replacements
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate with various team members throughout programs to ensure successful delivery and effective communication

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 Lindsey Renn at

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 - 21471 - SOM-Health and Wellness Center

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: May 19, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Lindsey Renn

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00721770


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