Education Outreach Program Developer

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO
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Oct 22, 2021

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Cancer Center

Education Outreach Program Developer

Academic Services Principal Professional

Position Number: 786309 Requisition: 22124

The University of Colorado (CU) Cancer Center headquartered at the Anschutz Medical Campus and part of the CU School of Medicine. It is Colorado’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, a distinction recognizing its outstanding contributions to research, clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. CU Cancer Center’s clinical care sites are UCHealth, University of Colorado Hospital and Children’s Hospital Colorado are ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report.

The CU Cancer Center is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network®, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers working to establish and deliver the gold standard in cancer clinical guidelines. CU Cancer Center also is a member of the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), a unique research partnership among North America’s top cancer centers leveraging multiple data sources and matching patients to targeted treatments. CU Cancer Center includes six institutional partners made up of approximately 300 researchers and physicians at three state universities and three healthcare delivery institutions.

The CU Cancer Center’s vision is to “prevent and conquer cancer. Together.” We do this through our mission statement of “uniting our community to overcome cancer through innovation, discovery, prevention, early detection, multidisciplinary care and education.”

Nature of Work

The Education Outreach Program Developer of the Cancer Research Training and Education Coordination (CRTEC) office will provide essential program development, administrative and logistic support across CU Cancer Center’s education initiatives, with a particular focus on developing and sustaining the center’s research education pipeline programs.

Supervision Received

This position will report directly to the Assistant Director for Education Administration

Supervision Exercised

This position will not have any supervisory responsibilities

Examples of Work Performed

  • Assisting with development and implementation of education outreach programs.  This includes assisting with writing education/training grants and program coordination
  • Tracking trainees, evaluating and documenting program performance, and making or recommending improvements when appropriate
  • Developing and Coordinating research skill-building and career development activities for high school, undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral and junior faculty trainees of the CU Cancer Center
  • Collaborating with Program Leaders and Directors to promote participation of trainees in education and training activities
  • Other duties as assigned
Salary and Benefits:

The starting salary range for this position begins at $49,524 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

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.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

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 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 Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a natural science, health sciences, Public Health, Education or related field (Masters in these fields can substitute for the Bachelor degree)
Work Experience:

  • Three (3) years’ experience in education, training, or community outreach program development
  • Three (3) years’ experience in professional grants management and administrative leadership working in an academic environment (may be included within the 3 years’ experience in education, training, or community outreach program development)
Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters in one of the fields listed above
  • Experience with science or grant writing: for example science publications, training or science grants, such as F or K-series NIH grants
  • Experience in managing or participating in extramurally sponsored education programs and/or training grants
  • Successfully served as key personnel on a training and/or education grants
  • Track record of quality mentoring as demonstrated by successful outcomes, graduation, prestigious award, acceptance to graduate or clinical program, publication, invitation to speak at a national conference, or awarded competitive grant
  • Experience in and commitment to efforts that promote diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Experience with tracking and program evaluation
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Exceptional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent capacity for both self-directed and team-oriented work
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong creative, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and perform well under tight deadlines
  • Excellent operational knowledge of MS Office Suite

Job Category: Academic Services
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jul 16, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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