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University of Colorado Continuing Education Program Professional in Aurora, Colorado

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Colorado School of Public Health | Center for Health, Work & Environment

*Continuing Education Program Professional *

Position #762351 – Requisition 16397

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education and research facility serving more than 5,000 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges, and receives over $400 million in research grants each year. We award nearly 4,000 degrees annually, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care.

_Nature of Work_

This position will serve as the Continuing Education Program Professional for the Center for Health, Work & Environment (CHWE) in the Colorado School of Public Health based at the Anschutz Medical Campus and will focus on the educational design, development, and coordination of CHWE’s online and live course offerings. The center offers education and training and implements community-based public health projects. It is committed to partnering with community stakeholders who share the mission of improving the health, safety, and well-being of workers, their families, and communities. The center has a fun and flexible work environment filled with passionate professionals dedicated to their craft.

The scope of educational delivery for CHWE ranges from self-paced online courses housed on our learning management system to in-person training workshops and educational conferences. The ideal candidate for this position will have exceptional project management, communication, customer service and continuing education skills. A successful candidate will have not only skills in visual, oral, and written communications but knowledge of educational pedagogy and the technical expertise to design online learning materials. They will be part of an adaptive team responsible for a wide array of educational initiatives that promote the health, safety and well-being of workers. Continuing education topics include everything from mental health in the workplace to industrial hygiene to occupational health and safety, and Total Worker Health® promotion. We’re seeking someone with a passion for client interaction and the desire to make a huge public health impact through education.

The center’s mission is part of a broader effort supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to disseminate evidence-based practices and knowledge about occupational safety, workplace health promotion, and Total Worker Health.* *This mission spans professional audiences including professionals who protect worker health and safety, business executives, human resources managers, employees, healthcare providers, and others across a wide range of industries.

Examples of Work Performed



Project Management & Basic Instructional Design (approximately 50%):

  • Develops, tests and maintains courses primarily in online delivery modes, including attention to issues such as content sequencing, flow of information and relevancy of media and other technologies.

  • Work with subject matter experts to develop learning objectives and training content, and ensure that the information is current, accurate, and complete.

  • Determine the best visual communication and design for training materials.

  • Provide educational guidance for synchronous and asynchronous online and face-to-face instructor trainings.

  • Proof courses at multiple stages of development and make or document required changes.

  • Work with subject matter experts and course sponsors to collect feedback for integration into the next course draft.

  • Build quizzes and meaningful course interactions to support course learning objectives using content authoring tools.

  • Assist with administrative tasks related to integration of course material into the LMS.

  • Keep track of project tasks and status.

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to record lectures and coordinate educational content.

  • Manage current online courses, conduct systematic course audits for course quality control and assurance, and learning management system (LMS) maintenance.

Administrative Support (approximately 30%)

  • Apply for, track, report, and renew a variety of continued education credits including CME, CNE, PDC, SHRM and CEUs.

  • Issue continuing education certificates to training participants as needed.

  • Assist with processing of online course purchases.

  • Conduct training evaluation and participant tracking and reporting.

  • Provide technical support and trouble-shooting for a learning management system.

Communications/Outreach (approximately 20%)

  • Work with communications team to help market continuing education initiatives.

  • Outreach to course registrants for evaluation and marketing purposes.

  • Attend local, regional, and national conferences to promote new training and present curriculum results.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established between $40,000 and $50,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

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:



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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:

  • A bachelor’s degree in education, instructional design, public health, psychology, business, public administration, health care, educational technology, social science, liberal arts, communications, 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 Requirements

  • 2 years experience with project management, specifically coordinating deadlines and completion of projects within a specific time, scope, and budget.

  • Proficiency with multi-media tools such as: Articulate Storyline, Captivate, Flash, Photoshop, video/audio editing tools and/or other eLearning development tools.

  • Experience in creating content for websites, social media, and educational collateral.

  • Experience launching a new product and establishing its adoption.

  • Experience working in higher education, especially developing or teaching online courses.

  • Experience with utilizing a learning management systems (LMS) for eLearning distribution.

  • Experience with project management, specifically coordinating deadlines and completion of projects within a specific time, scope, and budget.

*Competencies, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: *

  • 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.

  • Knowledge of learning theories.

Job: *Academic Services

Organization: *U0001 -- Denver-Anschutz Administration

Title: Continuing Education Program Professional

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 16397