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University of Colorado Public Health Diversity and Practice Coordinator position in Aurora, Colorado

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Colorado School of Public Health | Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and Office of Public Health Practice | Public Health Diversity and Practice Coordinator

Position #781389 – Requisition #20234

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers

  • The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and Office of Public Health Practice has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Public Health Diversity and Practice Coordinator position.

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.

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.

Diversity is a core value in the Colorado School of Public Health. We believe that it is imperative to build and sustain an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

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.

The Colorado School of Public Health is seeking a skilled and flexible individual to join our team as the Public Health Diversity and Practice Coordinator. The person hired into this position will work for two offices that are focused on developing and facilitating the diversity, equity, inclusive excellence and public health practice missions. Specific details on the duties for each of these areas are listed below:

Jobs in this career family provide general business operations of the organization or a combination of operational responsibilities covering multiple career families. Functions include institutional research, statistical analysis, policy development and review, strategic planning and broad unit business operations such as parking and transportation services, risk management, childcare services, real estate and property management, retail services or job responsibilities that combine fiscal, HR and operational management responsibilities.

Senior Professionals 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. Work is performed fully independently.

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

The person hired will report to the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 50% of their time. They will be responsible for developing and facilitating activities and programs regarding the DEI mission. They will receive direction and guidance from the Associate Dean for DEI. They will play a critical role in the implementation of the school’s DEI plan and strategic plan initiatives. They will also support the efforts of the office to lead the efforts in building and fostering diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, anti-racist, anti-discrimination, and accessibility at the ColoradoSPH across the mission areas of teaching, research, and practice.

The Office of Public Health Practice (PHP)

The person hired will report to the Associate Dean for Public Health Practice for the remaining 50% of their time. They will be responsible for developing and facilitating activities and programs regarding the PHP mission. They will receive direction and guidance from the Associate Dean for PHP and the Public Health Practice Committee Chair.

Their duties will be focused on assisting with the implementation of the school’s strategic plan regarding public health practice. This will include supporting the Office of Public Health Practice which provides leadership, guidance, and technical assistance to the School on the entire spectrum of public health practice.

The person hired into this position will be required to adhere to the University of Colorado’s Code of Conduct. You can review this policy at: APS 2027 - Code of Conduct | University of Colorado (cu.edu)

Examples of Work Performed

Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Coordination (50%)

  • Responsible for daily programmatic support for the Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion.

  • Assist with the collection, analysis, quantification, and benchmarking of DEI data, trends, and other related information, including the creation of reports.

  • Identify and track DEI metrics to evaluate strategic plan initiatives and objectives and provide quarterly/annual reporting.

  • Develop and maintain a tracking system or database to evaluate the initiatives of the Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion.

  • Working closely with leadership teams to create, design, implement & evaluate DEI strategic plans.

  • Collaborate with the communication team to design, manage, and update relevant content on our website and utilize any other communication vehicles to brand and share our stories.

  • Manage and coordinate all DEI events and trainings.

  • Provide administrative support, including minutes and scheduling for the Inclusive Excellence committee.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

Office of Public Health Practice Coordination (50%)

  • Responsible for daily operations of the Office of Public Health Practice with direct support of the Associate Dean for Public Health Practice

  • Assist with the collection, analysis, quantification, and benchmarking of PHP data, trends, and other related information, including the creation of reports.

  • Identify and track PHP metrics to evaluate strategic plan initiatives and objectives and provide quarterly/annual reporting.

  • Provide staffing support to the PHP Committee, including meeting minutes and scheduling and work with the Committee Chair to facilitate efforts related to implementation & evaluation of PHP strategic plan elements.

  • Manage and coordinate PHP events.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean for PHP.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $50,000-$57,000 annually. This position is not eligible for overtime.

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.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

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.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in administration, business, diversity, equity, and inclusion, public health practices fields, or a directly related field.

  • Substitution

  • If a candidate is unable to meet the degree qualification, we will except a combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience. This may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.

  • 2 years of demonstrated experience in project planning and coordination.

Preferred Requirements:

The ideal candidate may demonstrate a track record or commitment for creating an environment supportive of diverse opinions, ideas, and leadership styles. In addition, the ideal candidate may have:

  • A fundamental understanding of current issues and challenges facing individuals from underserved communities, including knowledge of how diversity, equity, and inclusion impacts individuals and organizational structures.

  • A fundamental understanding of Colorado’s public health system, including state and local public health departments, non-profits, and Departments and Centers at the ColoradoSPH.

  • Experience with group facilitation.

  • Experience in multiple sectors of the public health systems.

  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Competencies

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, with strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels.

  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of project evaluation.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to set and adapt priorities in order to complete assignments within stated deadlines.

  • Ability to manage work with staff, students, faculty, ColoradoSPH leadership and the community.

  • Strong ability to work independently, and collaboratively.

  • Excellent consultative skills and abilities to communicate and collaborate effectively across varied stakeholder audiences, including senior organizational leaders

Job: Business Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Business Services

Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Feb 17, 2021

Unposting Date Mar 9, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

Posting Contact Name Nathifa Miller

Posting Contact Email Nathifa.Miller@cuanschutz.edu

Posting Number 00781389

Req ID: 20234

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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