State of Slim Coach

The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) resides within the School of Medicine at the Anschutz Medical Campus. AWHC is an interdisciplinary center, becoming the nation's go to source of information and programs related to wellness. Top researchers work side-by-side with clinicians to develop and deliver wellness programs and work with community interventionists to take these programs beyond the walls of the center into communities. The mission of the center is "to transform the lives of individuals and communities through science-based wellness strategies."
The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center's Vision is, "a world where accumulating wellness is the norm". All endeavors at the center are focused on this vision. An integrated approach, with a common philosophy is core to the development of the center's programs. These programs strive to involve every area of the business, including wellness clinic services, the fitness center, the bistro, the grocery lab, metabolic and demonstration kitchens. Without this integration it is not possible to achieve the vision that catalyzed the development of the AHWC. The center serves as a "learning lab" for creating a model of standard care for wellness centers that can be replicated and exported.
Examples of Work Performed:
This part-time, University Staff (non-classified) State of Slim Coach will provide instruction for State of Slim and Destination Boot Camp weight loss classes. The coach will provide delivery of all classes and be able to develop and maintain motivation, cultivate strong supportive relationships, and create an atmosphere of challenge and non-judgment simultaneously. This position will exercise discretion in delivering the State of Slim curriculum with high fidelity and in the learning style of the audience. The coach must analyze participants' level of engagement, problem-solving and coping skills, and respond in an appropriate manner to achieve the highest success. The coach must integrate the curriculum within the knowledge and understanding of the participants levels of capacity. Activities will include but are not limited to: supporting development of new implementation strategies and tools, and supporting program evaluation and implementation.
Salary & Benefits
The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience, and is anticipated to start at about $31.25/hour. This position is eligible for overtime compensation.
The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located athttps://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:
+ Group facilitation experience which provides the ability to deliver a predesigned curriculum. Graduation or completion of the State of Slim program or Destination Boot Camp program may substitute for the experience requirement.
+ Experience working with group facilitation
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
+ Passionate about leading groups in behavioral changes
+ Knowledge of effective nutrition/exercise/medical/behavior change
+ Excellent communication skills
+ Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
+ Knowledge of State of Slim
Preferred Qualifications:
+ Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Nutrition, Education or related field
Special Instructions to Applicants:REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2). A current resume/CV. 3). List of 3 professional references. Questions should be directed to Lindsey Renn at lindsey.renn@ucdenver.edu
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. b62ddcbae255443c88978a1b5bb3e70b

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