Vacancy Training/Technical Assistance Specialist - Sexual and Reproductive Health

Ad type: internships
Company: CAI
City: Denver, CO
Workplace street: Denver, CO
Category: Strategy
Posted: 19 Jan 2020
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CAI, a training, technical assistance and research-to-practice nonprofit organization is seeking a highly motivated professional for the full-time, exempt position of Training/Technical Assistance Specialist – Sexual and Reproductive Health in CAI’s Denver office. The Training/Technical Assistance Specialist works under the direction of the Project Director in the day-to-day management and implementation of all deliverables associated with administration of the Colorado Contraceptive Access Change Project whose goal is to improve access to evidence-based and client-centered contraceptive and reproductive healthcare in primary and pediatric care settings. This includes providing regular remote and in-person Technical Assistance and Coaching to assist participating safety-net providers as they establish/realign systems and structures to improve universal access to sexual and reproductive health services.


Provide day-to-day management for activities associated with administering a state-wide Learning Collaborative (e.g., learning sessions, action periods, data collection, CQI) among 11 healthcare organizations

Provide remote and in-person Practice Facilitation Coaching (PFC) that supports learning collaborative participants in establishing systems and structures that support universal access to sexual and reproductive health services

Aid in the development and use of data collection tools designed to capture PFC provided and impact on improved access to contraceptive services

Contribute to the development of training curriculum (including in-person and remote training events) and capacity-building strategies

Translate personal knowledge and expertise into practical, skills-based training programs and deliver approved training courses to a defined level of quality.

Facilitate meeting logistics, registration, and communication activities associated with administering the Learning Collaborative and professional development activities

Maintain and update virtual improvement learning hub

Participate in bi-weekly calls with key partner staff and funders

Maintain working relationships with partner agencies and other stakeholders to support achievement of project goals

Work with Research Director on project evaluation, including collecting and analyzing data to assess partners’ progress and success towards implementing project goals

Contribute to other TTA initiatives as identified


Masters-level degree and/or a minimum of 5 years combined (training and field) experience in health policy, public health, and/or health care operations

In-depth understanding of the current reproductive health landscape, including familiarity with national reproductive health guidelines, recommendations, and relevant research, as well as principles of equity and justice

Excellent analytic, strategic thinking and presentation skills including interpersonal, as well as oral and written communications skills

Excellent platform presentation skills and strong classroom management skills

Instructional design skills to support tailored program and course modifications

Ability to train diverse audiences and content areas using principles of adult learning theory

Ability to work independently and to drive and manage own workload; ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals

Flexibility of schedule and ability to travel (approximately 30% travel-time required)

Excellent planning skills, extremely organized, and ability to multi-task

Demonstrated skills in project coordination and project management

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook/Teams


Applied and practical experience in the design and delivery of technical assistance using on-site and remote modalities, continuous quality improvement strategies, and principles of performance management to improve patient and community outcomes

Spanish language and cultural competency

Experience working with underrepresented and/or historically marginalized communities

Experience in clinical healthcare setting and/or experience working with healthcare teams

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CAI, founded in 1979, is a global non-profit organization that tackles the toughest issues facing underserved populations today. For almost 40 years CAI has worked to improve the quality of health ... read more