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Colorado State University Group Facilitator - Open Pool in Fort Collins, Colorado

Working Title Group Facilitator - Open Pool

Position Location Fort Collins, CO

Research Professional Position Yes

Posting Number 202000553AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

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Number of Vacancies

Work Hours/Week

Proposed Annual Salary Range 38400

Employee Benefits

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 06/30/2021

Description of Work Unit

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies is one of eight academic programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Colorado State University (CSU) is Colorado’s land grant institution and holds the Doctoral/Research University – Extensive classification from the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. CSU is one of three core academic institutions that comprise the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI). Many faculty in Human Development and Family Studies engage in multidisciplinary research collaborations with other CCTSI institutions and affiliates, including the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Position Summary

Researchers in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the Colorado State University (CSU) in Fort Collins, Colorado are looking for group education facilitators for a grant-funded clinical trial with the aim of promoting healthy aging strategies among older adults. The Group Facilitators will be responsible for delivering a research-supported educational program focused on healthy aging to small groups of community members ranging in age from 45 to 75 years. Applicants need to have at a minimum a bachelor’s degree and experience with public speaking, education, personnel training, or group leadership. This is a part-time position with a time commitment of about 10-15 hours per week. Given that the clinical trial will last about 4 years, it is also preferred if interested individuals can make a longer-term commitment. Group facilitators will go through a structured training program and a certification process in order to implement the education program according to the guidelines required by a scientific clinical trial.

Required Job Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree and experience with public speaking, education, personnel training, or group leadership.

Preferred Job Qualifications

A master’s degree, strong public speaking skills, extensive experience with personnel training or group leadership, some experience in a research setting.

Diversity Statement

Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.

Essential Duties

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please apply with a cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. All applications must be submitted through this website. Emailed applications will not be accepted. This pool expires June 30, 2021. Applicants wishing to remain in the pool after June 30, 2021 must reapply.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Search Contact Manfred Diehl,

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity ( is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

    Optional Documents