Project Coordinator

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Colorado School of Public Health | RMPH Training Center

Project Coordinator

Position #756200 - Requisition 15137

The Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center in the Colorado School of Public Health has a full-time university staff (non-classified) position and is accepting applications.

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.

Position Summary:

This position with the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center (RM-PHTC), based at the Colorado School of Public Health's (CSPH) Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP), will coordinate multi-faceted training projects. This position will serve as a liaison between external funders and development partners and with RM-PHTC internal training development and operations team. This position will communicate effectively and proactively with funders and external development partners to gain a full understanding of the scope and expectations of the training needs, timeline, and approval process; and to communicate the development progress and content needs of the training back to the funder.

Responsibilities will include participating in external partner meetings and internal RM-PHTC planning meetings; providing email or phone updates to external partners; providing supplemental research on public health topics; helping to compile and organize training content from subject matter experts; and providing support to the Operations Manager and Associate Director when creating project proposals and/or completing project reports.

This position will be part of a fast-paced workplace and diverse multidisciplinary team, requiring effective communication skills. The ideal candidate is highly organized and adept at relationship building, proactive communication, managing timelines, research and synthesizing information, and managing multiple concurrent projects. The ideal candidate excels in a dynamic environment that requires flexibility and adaptability. The majority of RM-PHTC's learning opportunities are conducted online. Though not expected to be a technology or learning and development expert, the ideal candidate enjoys learning and becoming proficient at new technology and training delivery modalities.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • For selected training development projects, serve as the primary communicator between external funders and development partners and RM-PHTC.
  • Participate in meetings with funders and development partners to gain a thorough understanding of training goals, audience, timelines, and other expectations.
  • Participate in meetings with RM-PHTC's instructional design and operations teams to gain a thorough understanding of the training development process, content needs, and timeline.
  • Provide effective and proactive communication between funder/development partners and RM-PHTC regarding progress, timeline, content, and review.
  • Monitor timelines.
  • Maintain positive relationship with funders and external partners.
  • Working with subject matter experts
  • Contribute to the development and growth of RM-PHTC's catalogue of potential subject matter experts throughout our 6-state region.
  • Identify subject matter experts who may be able to supply content for a specific training.
  • Invite subject matter experts to participate in content development for specific trainings.
  • Coordinate compensation with RM-PHTC's operations and implementation staff.
  • Communicate effectively with subject matter experts to elicit appropriate content support (as guided by the Instructional Design team), within timeframe provided.
  • Researching, Compiling, and Organizing Training Content
  • Serve as a liaison between RM-PHTC's Instructional Design team and external subject matter experts to collect the content that will be included in a training.
  • Create initial outlines of training content based on research of the topic and/or content from subject matter experts.
  • Conduct online research on public health topics to supplement the material provided by subject matter experts.
  • Conduct online research to identify trainings on a particular topic and/or review of training scans previously conducted to identify potential existing training content to incorporate or build upon.
  • Draft guides for live learning sessions, based on research and familiarity with the public health topic, for review

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position is $40,000 - $53,000 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

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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Diversity and Equity:

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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.

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.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • A bachelor's degree in education, psychology, , public administration, social science, liberal arts, communications, , or a directly related field from an accredited institution
  • 1 year of professional level experience building and maintaining professional relationships, working with grant funders, compiling information on public health topics, and/or working with subject matter experts to develop trainings.
  • Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's in Public Health strongly preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google drive
  • Prior experience in a role requiring outstanding communication and relationship building skills

Competencies, Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • 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.
  • Proven ability to work with a high level of independence, balance multiple projects in development concurrently, prioritize assignments, and meet deadlines.
  • Passion for innovation and enthusiasm for helping others learn using new technologies.

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 Garrett Sawyer at [email protected]

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.

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

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by 11/17/18. Those who do not apply by 11/17/18 may or may not be considered.

Job Category: Academic Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 21448 - CSPH-Center for Public Heal

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 9, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Garrett Sawyer

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00756200





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Posted: 11/10/2018
Application Due: 1/9/2019
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