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Center on Domestic Violence: Rural Coordinated Community Response Technical Assistance Manager

The School of Public Affairs has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Rural Coordinated Community Response Technical Assistance Manager position.
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Position Emphasis:
The School of Public Affairs Center on Domestic Violence is funded by the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) to provide training and technical assistance to their rural grantees on the topic of Coordinated Community Response (CCR). This position, the Rural CCR Technical Assistance Manager, will oversee and carry out the daily operations of the Rural Communities – Collaborative Response project.
Examples of Word Performed:
  • Enhance the knowledge of OVW grantees serving rural communities and their partners regarding effective approaches to building a coordinated community response to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sex trafficking through an array of training products and services.
  • Assist in the overall development of an effective technical assistance program for OVW rural grantees regarding collaborative efforts to address and prevent gender-based violence.
  • Provide face-to-face training for OVW grantees and their partners on topics related to CCR approaches.
  • Develop and present an annual series of webinars on CCR in rural communities.
  • Develop and implement program needs assessments. 
  • Produce e-learning tools and other training materials.
  • Make use of social media to engage and communicate with grantees
  • Provide face to face, individualized TA for grantees with complex, critical needs.
  • Coach, primarily via email, phone or video conference, grantees on issues related to CCR.
  • Coordinate the use of project partners and consultants to ensure strong and comprehensive geographic and culturally accessible services for OVW grantees related to CCR.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of program services. Collect process and outcome data on all services provided by the program.
  • Compile and analyze program data and information for reporting to funders and the community at large on the progress of the program
  • Other duties as assigned
Salary and Benefits:
The salary for this position is expected to be $60,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.
The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package.  Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field. 
  • Three years of work experience in domestic and sexual violence prevention and/or intervention services.
Substitution: At least four years of work experience in: project management, training, public/community relations and/or domestic/sexual violence that provided the same kind, amount and level of knowledge acquired in the required education may substitute for the bachelor's degree.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in education, public service, social work, public health, women's studies, or related field.
  • Two years’ experience in the provision of online and in-person training and technical assistance.  
  • Demonstrated expertise in the development of programming to serve the needs of rural communities regarding gender-based violence.
  • Experience in successful development of collaborative responses to gender-based violence in rural communities.
  • In depth understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking and sex trafficking in a social justice, victim centered and trauma informed framework.
  • Familiarity with domestic and sexual violence organizations particularly those serving rural communities.
  • Demonstrated ability in the provision of online and in person training and technical assistance for a national audience.
  • A commitment to diversity and culturally competent education, outreach and care; Experienced in developing programs in response to diverse needs.
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills. 
  • The ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of individuals.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of using computers in word processing, spreadsheets, databases and social media.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision. 
  • A self-starter that can work within a team environment and handle a variety of projects/tasks with urgent deadlines. Detail oriented.
  • Proven program management skills.


Special Instructions to Applicants: Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references) Questions should be directed to: Shannon Collins at 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.    Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions: Application Deadline: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by January 3, 2018. Those who do not apply by January 3rd may or may not be considered.   


To apply:

Send your resume and cover letter to:

Shannon Collins