Transformation Coach

Location
Denver, CO
Posted
Aug 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

Transformation Coach (My New Weigh)

Position # 00722761- Requisition 10686

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

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

Nature of Work

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.

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.

The Transformation Coach will provide instruction for various programs at the Center including, but not limited to, 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.

The primary location for coaching classes will be the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center on the Anschutz Medical campus. Transformation Coaches are expected to use their personal computer and/or laptop to complete job requirements.

Coaches hired to teach one-on-one or 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 for training prior to coaching classes.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is $27.50 - $31.25 per 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 https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

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.


Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Registered Dietitian with a minimum of 2 years' experience in a clinical environment and/or in group facilitation
  • Group facilitation experience delivering a pre-designed curriculum


Preferred Qualifications:

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


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 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 www.cu.edu/cu-careers * 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 Lindsey.Renn@ucdenver.edu

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: Denver

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 21471 - SOM-Health and Wellness Center

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Aug 10, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Lindsey Renn

Posting Contact Email: Lindsey.Renn@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00722761

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