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University of Colorado Instructor (Analyst/Grant Writer/Evaluator Office of Employment First) in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado School of Medicine

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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Section of Developmental Pediatrics

Instructor (Analyst/Grant Writer/Evaluator Office of Employment First)

Position #00765075– Requisition #16976

  • Applications are accepted electronically ONLY atwww.cu.edu/cu-careers**

The University of Colorado 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.

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Developmental Pediatrics has an opening for a/full-time /(unclassified)/Instructor (Analyst/Grant Writer/Evaluator Office of Employment First) /position.//

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

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 University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates may be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

_Nature of Work:_

The Colorado Office of Employment First (OEF) is part of JFK Partners Colorado’s University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Education, Research and Service, Department of Pediatrics, CU School of Medicine Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora Colorado.

The OEF and this position is funded for three years through a new line item in the Department of Labor and Employment Division of Vocational Rehabilitation for the “Employment First Program.” The request included funding for a new Office of Employment First (OEF), housed in the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. The Office will be responsible for a range of coordination and training functions to promote Competitive Integrated Employment for people with significant disabilities. The request incorporates the vocational rehabilitation basic support grant funding split of 78.7 percent federal funds to 21.3 percent non-federal funds. This position as well as all OEF positions will be physically located with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation/Colorado Department of Labor and Employment at 633 17th St., Denver, CO.

The Analyst/Grant Writer/Evaluator (AGWE) will be responsible to the Director of the OEF. This person will be responsible for design and implementation of all aspects of the OEF metrics and evaluations, to determine the success of both OEF and Employment First in Colorado. This position will also be responsible for working with the state agency partners to identify OEF strategic outcome measures. This position will also be responsible for identifying opportunities for grants, contracts, and other funding sources to ensure the sustainability of continuing the work of the OEF beyond the current three years of funding

/Specific Duties -/

  1. Assist in developing, refining and implementing the OEF evaluation plan.

  2. Work with other team members and stakeholders to identify and finalize a set of metrics that reflect the vision, mission and goals of OEF activities.

  3. Meet with OEF state agency partners to gain an understanding of their data systems related to supports for employment outcomes, including Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE) for persons with significant disabilities. Refine evaluation plan accordingly.

  4. Design tools for collection of stakeholders (all groups) feedback.

  5. Analyze OEF evaluation data.

  6. Report quarterly and annual Supported Employment accomplishments in format specified by OEF Director.

  7. Identify, recommend, and pursue, as appropriate, opportunities to apply for and secure continuing and expanded funding for the OEF.

  8. Participate in OEF and EFAP workgroups and committees as requested by Director of OEF.

  9. Remain up-to-date on state and federal legislation, regulation, policy, and practices regarding opportunities and barriers for CIE for persons with significant disabilities.

/Professional field/ – Vocational Rehabilitation, Education, Behavioral or Social Science, Grant Writing and Analyst.

_Salary and Benefits:_

The hiring salary for this position is $90,000.

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

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 checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

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.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation (for questions, please contact Kristin Pena (Kristin.Pena@ucdenver.edu)

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_Diversity and Equity:_

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx

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.

_Minimum Qualifications:_

  1. Applicant must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.

  2. Applicant must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in grant writing and program evaluation in the field of employment for persons with disabilities.

_Preferred Qualifications:_

  1. Direct lived experience with disability as a person with a disability, or a family member or a provider of direct services to people with disabilities.

  2. Experience working with implementation of federal and state legislation, regulation, policy, and practice regarding Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE) for persons with significant disabilities.

  3. Documented experience and success with raising funds through competitive grants or contracts.

4.Demonstrated ability in professional writing, such as peer-reviewed publications, curricula, progress reports.

5.Comprehensive knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations, policy and practice regarding rights, services and supports for people with disabilities.

6.Knowledge of national models for Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE) for people with significant disabilities.


  1. Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, regulations, policy, and practices regarding rights and all types of services and supports for individuals with disabilities including WIOA, ADA, SSI, SSDI, IDEA (especially transition), Medicaid, the Olmstead decision and other applicable disability related legislation and policies.

  2. Demonstrated knowledge and experience regarding culturally competent as well as person-centered practices including cultural competence with respect to disabilities.

  3. Demonstrated knowledge of principles of and implementation of Person-Centered Planning.

_Conditions of Employment:_

  • Must successfully pass a 10-panel drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado.

  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal and sex-offender background check.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Instructor (Analyst/Grant Writer/Evaluator Office of Employment First)

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 16976