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Community and engagement

The candidate serves the CAS and AES programs at Spur, specifically the Agribusiness and Food Innovation Management master’s degree program, the Food Innovation Center (FIC), and the Ag Innovation Center (AIC). As such the candidate serves as a 1) Graduate Program Coordinator, 2) Office Manager, and 3) Executive Assistant to the directors of the FIC and AIC. In consideration of the College and Spur initiatives, responsibilities entail developing, establishing, coordinating and managing administrative functions; providing support to the aforementioned programs; analyzing, interpreting and complying with policy and regulation; developing, implementing and overseeing processes; resolving conflicts; assisting with budgetary tasks; coordinating logistics of various programming functions; managing personnel; and serving as the liaison between human resources and the programmatic units described above. The candidate ensures efficient flow between the various programs on a daily basis by exercising significant discretion, excellent communication and judgement, confidentiality, problem solving and creativity, flexibility and self-motivation.

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The CVMBS Outreach and Engagement Coordinator position is a permanent full-time position that is based in Denver, Colorado, and reports to the Associate Director of Outreach and Engagement, CSU Fort Collins. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the development, supervision, and implementation of K-12 outreach program curricula that are designed to strategically target underserved/unrepresented youth and populations at CSU Spur and throughout the City and County of Denver. Travel and program support outside of the Denver area is also required on a limited basis as directed by the position’s supervisor. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating One Health STEM programs and activities for K-12 and adult audiences.

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We seek passionate and dedicated individuals to serve as CSU Extension 4-H STEM AmeriCorps Members. This member serves in a County Extension office developing, strengthening, and delivering youth development programs emphasizing 4-H STEM in out-of-school time settings to ensure that children and youth (ages 8-18) have the tools and opportunities that will lead to graduation from high school and preparation for entering the workforce while developing their interest in STEM.

Twenty-one half-time (900 hours) and quarter-time (450 hours) AmeriCorps positions are needed in the following locations for Program Year 2022-2023:

  • Archuleta County, Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Boulder Valley School District, Boulder, CO
  • CSU Spur Campus, Denver, CO
  • Garfield County, Rifle, CO
  • La Plate County, Durango, CO
  • Larimer County, Fort Collins, CO
  • Morgan County, Fort Morgan, CO
  • Moffat County, Craig, CO

Service will begin with the new member orientation training in August, October (half-time positions), or April (quarter-time positions).

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Operations

The administrative assistant will provide administrative support to staff to ensure efficient operation of the SWPTL in a timely, professional, and efficient manner. The administrative assistant effectively communicates internally with technicians, students, extension agents, and faculty and externally with clients and vendors. The administrative assistant will be responsible for the daily office needs, purchasing office and lab supplies, sorting mail and soil, water, and plant samples, entering samples in the appropriate booking system, preparing and emailing reports and invoices, maintaining appropriate filing system, updating and maintaining office policies and procedures, submitting and reconciling expenses reports, processing financial transactions and maintain accurate and complete records of transactions.

This position is required to work on site at the Spur campus in Denver, Colo.

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Temple Grandin Equine Center

Under the direction and guidance of the Coordinator for the Temple Grandin Equine Center, the intern will have Equine Care and Training responsibilities for Colorado State University’s Temple Grandin Equine Center’s program located at the Spur Campus in Denver. This is an unpaid internship for 6 Credit hours. It will last for 14 weeks, 20 hours per week. Housing is available on-site. The intern will work with the Coordinator to build learning objectives specific to their needs prior to beginning the semester. 

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Under the direction and guidance of the Coordinator for the Temple Grandin Equine Center, the intern will learn about becoming a practitioner, therapy provider, or certified instructor for Colorado State University’s Temple Grandin Equine Center program located at the Spur Campus in Denver. This is an unpaid internship for 6 Credit hours. It will last for 14 weeks, 20 hours per week. Housing is available on-site. The intern will work with the Coordinator to build learning objectives specific to their needs prior to beginning the semester. 

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 Under the direction and guidance of the Coordinator for the Temple Grandin Equine Center, the intern will learn about administration and marketing in an Equine Assisted Services setting for Colorado State University’s TGEC’s program located at the Spur Campus in Denver. This is an unpaid internship for 6 Credit hours. It will last for 14 weeks, 20 hours per week. Housing is available on-site. The intern will work with the Coordinator to build learning objectives specific to their needs prior to beginning the semester. 

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Partner job spotlight

CSU’s Denver County Extension office is looking for an Extension Specialist for Social Justice & Community Development to help guide their efforts in working with communities that face discrimination.