Pre-Health Program Coordinator

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University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus

Office of Inclusion and Outreach

Pre-Health Program Coordinator

Position #00218069 - Requisition 12484

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The Office of Inclusion and Outreach has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Pre-Health Program Coordinator position.

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, Colorado, 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.

Jobs in this career family provide direct professional support for the teaching and/or educational service mission of the university. Functions include academic advising/counseling, student personnel administration, recruitment and admissions, registration, financial aid, faculty affairs, library services, curriculum administration, and others involving direct support of the educational mission of an academic unit.

Professionals at the intermediate level are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field.

At the intermediate level, duties may be more limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals.

Position Emphasis:

The Pre-Health Program Coordinator is a key member of the Office of Inclusion and Outreach (OIO) and will assist in the development and implementation of office pipeline programs. Work includes promotion and recruitment efforts targeting K-12 and undergraduate students; especially populations from historically underrepresented and underserved groups in healthcare. In collaboration with office staff and Kaiser Permanente counterpart, the Coordinator will assist in the day to day operations of the Undergraduate Pre-health Program; including planning, implementing and coordination of the program, developing educational sessions/workshops focused successful entrance into professional/graduate programs (Saturday Academy classes and summer programming), and working with key on/off-campus personnel.

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Conditions of Employment: Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends; reliable transportation required.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring range for this position has been established at $44,000 to $50,000 and 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

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:

  • A bachelor's degree in education, psychology, business, public administration, health care, educational technology, social science, communications, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.
  • One year of professional level experience with academic support programs, community based programs or similar programs for diverse, low-income, and/or first-generation college students.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master's Degree in Higher Education, Counseling Education, Student Affairs, or related field.
  • Experience working in higher education, high school college prep, community based organizations or closely related professional setting.
  • Experience with evaluation and data management
  • Experience providing case management services and advising students with the college admissions and financial aid application process
  • Proficiency in a second language (written and verbally); preferably Spanish.


  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability in multitasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently
  • Ability to understand and apply student development models to success of students interested in the sciences and health professions.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by February 9, 2018. Those who do not apply by February 9, 2018 may or may not be considered.

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

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications, 2. A current CV/resume, 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references). Questions should be directed to Christian Valtierra, [email protected]

Job Category: Academic Services

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 60044 - AVCASA-DO Diversity Office

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jan 26, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Christian Valtierra

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00218069





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/19/2018
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