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Education

CSU Spur is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Education Team as the School Programs Coordinator. This individual will be part of a team designing programs that inspire life-long learners to tackle global problems around food, water, and health, and will play a key role in the future of educational offerings at a brand-new state-of-the art campus.

The School Programs Coordinator will support the CSU Spur vision and Education Team by coordinating the daily programmatic logistics necessary for successful educational experiences at Spur for PreK-12 audiences, and community partners. This position will be responsible for helping develop, plan, and schedule field trip and group visits to the campus. The School Programs Coordinator will also help develop systems and procedures to support programming on site including registration systems, tracking procedures, communication collateral and evaluation criteria. The School Programs Coordinator will also help train and mentor staff and volunteers on CSU Spur educational programs and support developing programs for PreK-12 audiences. This position will also support program development, training, delivery, and promotion. This role will include some evenings, weekends, and some travel.

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CSU Spur is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Education Team as the Educational Exhibits Coordinator. This individual will be part of a team designing programs that inspire life-long learners to tackle global problems around food, water, and health, and will play a key role in the future of educational offerings at a brand-new state-of-the art campus.

The Educational Exhibits Coordinator will support the CSU Spur vision and Education Team by coordinating the daily site operations and management of educational exhibits and educational spaces including digital displays, interactive kiosks, and static exhibits. This position will be responsible for helping develop, plan, and coordinate content for new and existing educational exhibits, resources, and educational facilities. The Educational Exhibits Coordinator will also help train and mentor staff and volunteers on all CSU Spur exhibits, develop programs for PreK-12 audiences that integrate exhibit content, and help manage and maintain building exhibits and lead their ongoing maintenance and care. This position will also support all educational program training, delivery, and promotion.

This role will include some evenings, weekends, and some travel.

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This role will have a planned weekly schedule, which may include one weekend day and some evenings. Work will occur on site at CSU Spur and may include outreach events in the community. This position is supervised by the CSU Spur Education Manager. Program Areas of Interpretation:

  • Food: In the Terra building, education staff interpret partners programs on controlled agriculture, food systems education, urban gardening, nutrition education, and food development processes.
  • Water: In the Hydro building, education staff work with partners like Denver Water to provide experiences around water conservation, quality, and water systems. Programming will include usage of an outdoor backyard garden space that connects to the South Platte River for riparian ecosystem programming.
  • Health: In the Vida building, the education team interprets live veterinary procedures, equine-assisted services, and equine rehabilitation therapy in partnership with the Dumb Friends League, the Temple Grandin Equine Center, and CSU Equine Sports Medicine, providing opportunities for visitors and school groups to learn about animal and human health through active observation and engagement.

Individuals in this role will learn new and innovative ways to provide educational programming through virtual reality, in person hands on interactive experiences, virtual live experiences, exhibit interpretation, indoor and outdoor learning opportunities, and live interpretation of on-show surgical and animal behavior demonstrations.

Flexibility and an openness to learn and try new ideas and experiences is highly encouraged.

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CSU Spur is seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join the Education Team as Education Facilitators. These individuals will be part of a team designing and delivering programs at the CSU Spur campus in Denver that inspire life-long learners to tackle global problems around food, water, and health, and will play a key role in the future of educational offerings at a brand-new state-of-the art campus.

Education Facilitators (part-time) will support the CSU Spur vision and Education Team by executing the daily programmatic logistics and delivery necessary for successful educational experiences at Spur for pre-K-12 audiences, families, community partners, and general campus guests. This position is responsible for delivering educational content both in classroom program facilitation and exhibit interpretation, engaging with on site visitors, providing off-site and virtual programming, and collaborating with staff and volunteers to support the programmatic goals of the CSU Spur campus.

This role will have a variable schedule, which may include weekends, and could include some evenings. Individuals in this role can work up to 19 hours a week. Individuals in this role are requested to work at least 6 hours per month.

This position is supervised by the CSU Spur Education Manager.

Program Areas of Interpretation:

  • Food: In the Terra building, education staff will be working with partners on controlled agriculture, food systems education, urban gardening, nutrition education, and food development processes.
  • Water: In the Hydro building, educators will partner with Denver Water experts to provide experiences around water conservation, quality, and water systems. Programming will include usage of an outdoor backyard garden space that connects to the South Platte River for riparian ecosystem programming.
  • Health: In the Vida building, the education team will interpret live veterinary procedures, equine-assisted services, and equine rehabilitation therapy in partnership with the Dumb Friends League, the Temple Grandin Equine Center, and CSU Equine Sports Medicine, providing opportunities for visitors and school groups to learn about animal and human health through active observation and engagement.

Individuals in this role will learn new and innovative ways to provide educational programming through virtual reality, in person hands on interactive experiences, live virtual programming, exhibit interpretation, indoor and outdoor learning opportunities, and live interpretation of on show surgical procedures, animal therapy, equine-assisted services, as well as cooking, planting, and water demonstrations.

Flexibility and an openness to learn and try new ideas and experiences is highly encouraged.

There are no medical benefits associated with this position.

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CSU Spur is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Education Team as a Virtual Education Programs Facilitator. This individual will be part of a team designing and delivering programs at the CSU Spur campus in Denver that inspire life-long learners to tackle global problems around food, water, and health, and will play a key role in the future of educational offerings at a brand-new state-of-the art campus.

The CSU Spur Virtual Education Programs Facilitator will support the CSU Spur vision and Education Team by executing the daily programmatic logistics and delivery necessary for successful virtual experiences at Spur for PreK-12 audiences, families, community partners, and general campus guests. This position is responsible for delivering educational content both in classroom program facilitation and exhibit interpretation, engaging with on site visitors, providing off-site and virtual programming, collaborating with various CSU departments to develop virtual programs, and working with and training education staff and volunteers to support the programmatic goals of the CSU Spur campus. The CSU Spur Virtual Education Programs Facilitator will spearhead and lead virtual program development and facilitation, including live and prerecorded virtual programs and virtual reality programs. The individual in this role will also support student employees, interns, and volunteers with utilizing virtual reality programming in daily programmatic engagement.

This role will have a planned weekly schedule, which may include one weekend day and some evenings. Work will occur on site at CSU Spur and may include outreach events in the community.

Program Areas of Interpretation:

  • Food: In the Terra building, education staff interpret partner programs on controlled agriculture, food systems education, urban gardening, nutrition education, and food development processes.
  • Water: In the Hydro building, work with partners like Denver Water to provide experiences around water conservation, quality, and water systems. Programming will include usage of an outdoor backyard garden space that connects to the South Platte River for riparian ecosystem programming.
  • Health: In the Vida building, the education team interprets live veterinary procedures, equine-assisted services, and equine rehabilitation therapy in partnership with the Dumb Friends League, the Temple Grandin Equine Center, and CSU Equine Sports Medicine, providing opportunities for visitors and school groups to learn about animal and human health through active observation and engagement.

The individual in this role will learn new and innovative ways to provide educational programming through virtual reality, in person hands on interactive experiences, virtual live experiences, exhibit interpretation, indoor and outdoor learning opportunities, and live interpretation of on-show surgical and animal behavior demonstrations.

Flexibility and an openness to learn and try new ideas and experiences is highly encouraged.

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CSU Spur is seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join the Education Team as Education Support Facilitators. 

These individuals will be part of a team delivering programs at the CSU Spur campus in Denver that inspire life-long learners to tackle global problems around food, water, and health, and will play a key role in the future of educational offerings at a brand-new state-of-the art campus.

  • May work up to 10-20 hours/week. Ideal candidates can work hours between January 6-23.
  • Participate in new staff training and onboarding.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and training.

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Led by the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE), the Environmental Education Corps (eeCorps) AmeriCorps Program places AmeriCorps members at organizations throughout Colorado to focus on increasing environmental literacy for PreK-12 students and implementing the goals outlined in the Colorado Environmental Education Plan. eeCorps works directly with teachers, schools, and environmental education providers to support them in expanding reach and increasing impact of EE programming, while providing access to equitable learning experiences for all PreK-12 students. AmeriCorps members serving with the eeCorps provide direct service to improve outcomes in Environmental Stewardship and Education. AmeriCorps provides opportunities to improve lives and foster civic engagement all across the country.

The individual in this role will support the development, creation and delivery of an outreach program focused around food systems, agriculture, and riparian ecosystems and water conservation for prek-12th grade audiences.

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Events

The Events Manager position is a full-time position that delivers management for an active year-round operation of events and conferences at the CSU Spur Campus. A full line of services and CSU facilities are offered to both internal constituencies and external clients.

This position is expected to develop and maintain collaborative relationships across the CSU System and the local Denver community. As a member of the Events Team, this position will assist with venue management and event planning services at the CSU Spur Campus including event requests, use agreements, room configuration, logistics, invoicing, and vendor relations. The Events Manager will advise, counsel, and negotiate logistical details with campus stakeholders as well as provide on-site and on-call assistance throughout events. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance CSU Spur’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and sustainability.

The Events manager models excitement for the profession and has the talent to incorporate best practices into the organizational culture. The individual must have a strong background in communication, attention to detail and negotiation tactics. Additionally, the individual must have the ability to manage conflicts and crisis situations as well as design and implement real-time contingency plans.

This position should expect to work outside the standard University business hours, including time beyond 40 hours during peak seasons.

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Technology

This position is responsible for the day-to-day support of computing resources and systems and for providing exceptional customer service through our help desk system, email, phone and in-person service to all of the programs and departments within their assigned department(s) or college. This position also may have direct responsibility for systems and student workers who may also be assigned to a department or college. They may be responsible for hiring, training and supervising a team of student workers.

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Veterinary

The Dumb Friends League Veterinary Hospital at Spur is hiring Veterinarians! This opportunity is in partnership with Colorado State University on the Spur campus, located at the National Western Center in Denver, Colorado. Be a part of an amazing team that includes Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Assistants, and CSU public facing liaisons to educate the community on animal care, diagnostics, and procedures. This unique role will provide donor-subsidized spay/neuters, surgeries, and medical treatment for pets living with families experiencing financial barriers. Public visitors will have a front row seat to see veterinary medicine in-action.

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The Dumb Friends League Veterinary Hospital at Spur is hiring Veterinary Technicians! This opportunity is in partnership with Colorado State University on the Spur campus, located at the National Western Center in Denver, Colorado. Be a part of an amazing team that will include Veterinarians, Veterinary Assistants, and CSU public facing liaisons to educate the community on animal care, diagnostics, and procedures. This unique role will assist the veterinary team in providing quality medical services to companion animals, while offering public visitors a front row seat to veterinary medicine in-action.

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Apply to join this innovative team that embodies the connectivity between human and animal life. The Dumb Friends League Veterinary Hospital at Spur offers veterinary assistants a competitive wage starting at $18 per hour and great benefits which include paid time off. Individuals who are bilingual speaking English and Spanish can earn $1.00 more per hour. This groundbreaking hospital is set to open in January 2022. New team members will be starting with the League in October 2021.

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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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Other

CSU Spur is seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join the team as Front Desk Administrative Support. These individuals will greet and orient visitors and guests to the new educational center in Denver, direct questions, and offer administrative support to the team. CSU Spur is focused on engaging PreK-12 students, families, and visitors around the topics of food, water, and health through real-world experiences at the new state-of-the-art campus. Front Desk staff work at the reception desks in each of the three buildings at CSU Spur – Vida, Terra, and Hydro. They are the first point of contact and representatives of CSU Spur’s goals, mission, and vision to inspire visitors through observing ongoing research and professionals at work.

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Interns with the CSU System will work on supporting and developing partnerships, events, and programs that engage the community in the CSU Spur project. The intern will also have an opportunity to provide feedback on ways to share information and engage the communities that Spur strives to serve.

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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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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.