Research Program Coordinator

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Description*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at* Universityof Colorado l Anschutz Medical Campus

Schoolof Medicine, Department of Orthopedics

Research ProgramCoordinator (Program Assistant I)

Position#768944 – Requisition 17570

 The University ofColorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstratedcommitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectivelywith students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

 TheDepartment of Orthopedics has anopening for a full-time, University Staff (unclassified) Research Program Coordinator (Program Assistant I) position.

 TheUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutionsnationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus,designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts theCollege of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, andPublic Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and twohospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciencesresearch park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutzoffers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and fivefirst-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside facultymembers who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expertclinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for researchand innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards eachyear and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since2002. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Natureof Work:

The major function ofthis position is to serve as Program Coordinator for the Orthopedic ResearchCenter.  This role entails supporting acore group of 10 PIs and their labs by serving as the primary office contactfor the Center, administratively supporting research and educationalprogramming and activities, scheduling and hosting visiting faculty, managingstaff travel, coordinating web site updates, budgeting, other administrativeduties as assigned.

 Examples ofWork Performed:

  • Serve as primary Orthopedic Research Center contact supporting 10 labs and associated research faculty
  • Assist with scheduling, itinerary building and hosting visiting faculty
  • Manages Research Center event scheduling
  • Book all research faculty and staff travel including flights, hotels and conference registrations, as well as submitting expense reports
  • Manage Orthopedic Research Center website by updating with new events and announcements on an ongoing basis
  • Support all Center conferences by designing flyers and itineraries, organizing catering services, reserving conference rooms, etc.
  • Provide ongoing administrative and programmatic support to the Vice Chair of Research
  • Manages Research Center budget; reports key information to Vice Chair of Research and ensures proper expense allocation
  • Manages all Research Center expenses and reimbursements
  • Support faculty with procurement using CU Marketplace
  • Help new faculty obtain badge access and keys, submit facility work orders, etc.
  • Perform additional duties and assist with other special projects when assigned
  • This description is a summary only and isdescribing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to beall-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/orbased on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties andresponsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

     PLEASENOTE:Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interviewprocess and any relocation expenses, if applicable

     Salary and Benefits:The hiring salary forthis position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. Thisposition is eligible for overtime compensation.

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

      Benefits: Calculator:

    QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:Four (4) years oftechnical/paraprofessional experience in an administrative role, includingevent coordination, travel arrangements, or budget management.

     Substitution: A bachelor’s degree in publichealth, public administration, social/behavioral sciences, physical sciences,nursing, healthcare, finance, accounting, business administration, business, ora directly related field from an accredited institution.


  • Experience serving as program coordinator in a research environment
  • Experience with website management
  • Competencies/Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities:

    • Abilityto work with a large and constantly expanding research team
    • Abilityto represent the Orthopedic Research Center with enthusiasm and professionalism
    • Abilityto self-manage priorities and be proactive in resolving issues
    • Abilityto maintain confidentiality
    • Stronginterpersonal skills and a high level of tact and diplomacy
    • MicrosoftExcel, Word, Outlook, and Adobe software
    • Abilityto communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
    • Abilityto establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at alllevels throughout the institution.
    • Demonstratedcommitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
    • Skilledat efficiently solving problems with minimal oversight.
    • Abilityto adapt to changing responsibilities as the Center continues to evolve.
    Diversity andEquity:

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     The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz MedicalCampus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body,faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a cultureof inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourageapplications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and allveterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality ineducation and employment.

     The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz MedicalCampus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty,staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conductbackground investigations for all prospective employees.

    Job Category: Professional Support Services
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Oct 18, 2019
    Unposting Date: Nov 17, 2019, 11:59:00 PM




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    Posted: 10/20/2019
    Application Due: 11/8/2019
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