Postdoctoral Fellowship Coordinator

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO

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Full Time
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Four-Year Institution
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine/Department of Psychiatry

Job Title Postdoctoral Fellowship Coordinator

Position #00787126 – Requisition #22381

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

Department of Psychiatry has an opening for a part-time University Staff (unclassified) Postdoctoral Fellowship Coordinator position. This is an entry level position responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, one of four campuses in the University of Colorado System, is the major academic medical center in the Rocky Mountain region. The Anschutz Medical Campus is home to the University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado and a new Veterans Affairs Hospital, making it one of the largest and most comprehensive biomedical research and clinical care centers in the western United States. With world-class health sciences research, educational and clinical facilities, the CU School of Medicine has established distinctive and highly productive programs, receiving research awards of more than $350 million per year, including more than $200 million from National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies. The School's total annual clinical and research revenue exceeds $1.2 billion per year.

The Department of Psychiatry is one of the largest units in the UCD-SOM and is comprised of 5 Divisions.  The Department currently has approximately 475 paid appointments.  In addition, the department has 371 clinical faculty members, 125 regular faculty from Affiliated Hospitals (i.e., Denver Health, National Jewish, VA), and 94 faculty with secondary/adjoint appointments in Psychiatry. The University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry has just welcomed their new Department Chair, C. Neill Epperson, MD and is in the process of growing the Department of Psychiatry with new programs and expanding existing programs.

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.

Nature of the work:

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 entry 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 entry level, duties are limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals and are performed in a training and development capacity.


The Postdoc Training Coordinator is responsible for monitoring and coordination of post-doctoral fellows across a variety of small training programs in the Department of Psychiatry, each with 2-3 fellows per program (e.g., Program for Early Assessment, Care, and Study; Women’s Behavioral Health; Child Health Program, etc.). The Postdoc Training Coordinator will work with the Postdoc Training Manager, Education Manager, and the Directors of the training programs to provide high quality training programs for 5-10 post-doctoral fellows, and potentially more fellows as we grow new post-doc programs. This role will also serve as backup for two other post-doctoral training coordinators in the department including the Developmental Psychobiology Research Program Post-Doc Coordinator and the Harris Infant Mental Health Post-Doc Coordinator.

The Department of Psychiatry’s Office of Education and Training serves 135+ trainees, including 5-10 post-doctoral fellows working with various faculty in the department, and around 28 fellows in the larger DPRG and Harris post-doc programs. The Postdoc Training Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the 5-10 individual fellows not currently in formalized training programs, as well as assisting with growth and establishment of new training programs and procedures. The Postdoc Training Coordinator will establish and aid in the recruitment and selection process for new trainees, onboarding of new Fellows, operating didactics and seminar series where applicable, aiding in grant progress reporting and resubmissions where applicable, data management, procurement, planning and implementing retreats and graduations, website updates, and overall trainee/faculty support. This role will also support the DPRG and Harris Postdoc Coordinators in times of peak trainee volume.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishing procedures and policies for new training programs in concert with Postdoc Manager
  • Calendar management, sending invitations, and room reservations for events
  • Coordinating seminars, postdoc lunches, writing groups, and faculty meetings, welcome events, and graduation
  • Other admin functions such as posting for recruitment, website updates, and tracking time off
  • Financial tracking for trainees’ budgets, ordering lunches, and procurement
  • Trainee onboarding including HCM updates, background checks, scheduling, orientation, and calendaring
  • Maintaining and updating postdoc application, managing candidate interview schedules, applicant review, and prepping for faculty selection meeting
  • Managing trainee and faculty evaluations, and annual reporting
  • Driving planning and implementation for retreats and other post-doc events
Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $36,605 - $46,561.  

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 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, business, public administration, health care, educational technology, social science, liberal arts, communications, accounting, finance, library science, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.

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:


            • 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.

Job Category: Academic Services
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Sep 8, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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