Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Colorado School of Public Health

Department of Community and Behavioral Health – The Healthy Kids Colorado Survey Recrutiment and Outreach Coordinator

Position: 702430 – Requisition: #20689

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The Department of Community and Behavioral Health – The Healthy Kids Colorado Survey has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator position.

Who We Are

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Department Information

The Colorado School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH) is a unique and collaborative graduate school that combines the collective expertise of three Colorado universities: The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (CU Anschutz) in Aurora, Colorado State University (CSU) in Fort Collins, and the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) in Greeley, Colorado. The Colorado School of Public Health is the only accredited school of public health in the Rocky Mountain Region, attracting top tier faculty and students from across the country, and providing a vital contribution towards ensuring our region’s health and wellbeing. The school’s faculty, staff, and students work together to reach underserved populations, share knowledge, and conduct innovative research and community service to actively address public health issues including chronic disease, access to healthcare, environmental threats, emerging infectious diseases, costly injuries, and more.

As the School of Public Health located within the University of Colorado on the Anschutz Medical Campus, we are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence in education and employment, by recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty, and administrative staff. We strive to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication, and understanding; and encourage applications from, racial and ethnic groups, persons with disabilities, and veterans, ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students, and visitors.

Position Information

The Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator will work with all other members of the school and survey project team. The largest projects are the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (HKCS) and Smart Source surveys. The HKCS is an anonymous and voluntary youth survey, serving as Colorado’s only representative data on youth health behaviors, social-emotional indicators, and protective factors and is only administered to middle and high school students. Smart Source is an inventory of school health best practices, completed by school staff for both elementary and secondary schools. The Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator will support these and other projects by recruiting schools to participate in both surveys; develop and maintain relationships with school and community partners; engage in persuasive communication with school and district personnel on the value of participation in the surveys; provide technical assistance to schools during survey administration and in interpreting survey data; coordinate with grantees of school-based wellness work; and disseminate survey reports to schools.

Jobs in this career family provide direct professional support of research activities.  Functions include contracts and grants solicitation and administration, grant/agreement preparation, review and negotiation, regulatory compliance, sponsor communication and post and pre award management, human subject compliance, research animal management, research laboratory coordination and instruction, environmental health and safety, radiation control, hazardous materials use, disposal and training.

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.

Work Performed:  

  • Develop and implement recruitment timelines and protocols.
  • Recruit district administrators and school principals to participate in surveys.
  • Update and maintain the project database to track communications for selected and participating schools.
  • Work with school personnel to ensure accurate administration of surveys.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with school wellness stakeholders and partners such as local public health agencies and non-profits serving schools and students.
  • Present survey findings to a variety of audiences such as to school personnel or conferences of education and public health professionals.
  • Provide technical assistant to a variety of audiences, principally school personnel, to build capacity to understand school survey data.
  • Help coordinate 2-4 student and/or temporary employees.
  • Maintain project protocols and files as needed.
  • Attend and participate in project team meetings or other meetings as needed.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary for this 100% full-time position has been established at $45,652 – $58,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

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:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected].

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

  • A bachelor’s degree in public health, social/behavioral sciences, healthcare, business administration, business, communications, or a directly related field from an accredited institution and at least 2 years of professional level experience working intensively with public school K-12 administrators or in a recruitment role.
  • 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 Requirements

  • Master’s degree in public health, education, or related field.
  • Experience recruiting in schools and districts to conduct externally initiated surveys or other non-academic involvement (e.g., programming, interventions).
  • Experience working in K-12 education system, preferably Colorado
  • Experience with coalition-building and community engagement
  • Experience with public speaking and presentations
  • At least one year of experience with research and data collection 
  • At least one year of experience following research study processes and protocols.

    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.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • There is a high level of independence and individual time management of project tasks.
Conditions of Employment

  • Must possess and maintain current valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, satisfactory driving record, and personal automobile liability insurance.
  • Must be willing and able to drive own vehicle for work as needed (state mileage reimbursement available.

Job Category: Research Services
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Mar 30, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 6/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time