Careers

Trailhead Institute truly is a place like no other.  Every day, we put our expertise, energy, ideas and passion to work to make a real difference in the health of our communities and the environment. If this sounds like the kind of place you’d like to build your career, we invite you to explore our current job openings. 


Office Administrator

Trailhead Institute (Trailhead) is a public health institute whose mission is to advance innovation and collaboration in public and environmental health. The Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials (CALPHO) is the professional association representing the leadership, staff, and partners of Colorado’s local public health agencies (LPHAs). Trailhead and CALPHO share an office and work both independently and collaboratively.

The Office Administrator will work with everyone within the Trailhead Institute and CALPHO teams by providing comprehensive administrative support, including the details required for day-to-day operations of a professional office environment. Duties are wide ranging and include, but are not limited to: maintaining office services and efficiencies; overseeing the work of vendors; maintaining office records; assisting staff members with administrative needs; supporting meeting agenda development, taking meeting notes and providing general meeting support; staffing the front desk and serving as the welcoming face of the two organizations; and coordinating building management and other duties that reflect a strong, professional environment. This position is also responsible for maintaining office files, including human resources, program and project files, both electronic and physical, in compliance with legal and best practices. Though shared across two organizations, this position will report to Trailhead Institute’s Chief Operating Officer. In collaboration with the entirety of the Trailhead Institute and CALPHO staff, the Office Administrator will have a solid grasp of all logistics and provide leadership in the smooth operations of the office. Click here for the full job description.

This is a full-time exempt position located in Denver, Colorado. Hiring salary range for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. The expected starting range is $42,000-$46,000. Position is located in Denver, Colorado. We offer a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and 401k. We also offer free parking, work out facilities and flexible schedules.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by November 6. Those who do not apply by the deadline may not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Only electronic submissions are accepted. No phone calls, please. Please submit a resume, cover letter and three references to Nikki Cimino at ncimino@trailhead.institute.


Community Engaged Workforce Manager

This position will serve as a program specific member of Trailhead Institute, working with several teams and partners in this role. In collaboration with the entire Trailhead team, this position will manage and advance the work of Trailhead Institute through a focus on managing and engaging community-based, cross sector workforces including the Regional Health Connectors and the Community Research Liaisons.

Specifically, the Community Engaged Workforce Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the community engagement workforce programs, but not limited to these programs. This position exists to contribute to the implementation, coordination and evaluation of the workforces and programs. The position will work with partners across the field of public health including community members, community based organizations, governmental agencies, collaborative partnerships and academic partners. Click here for the full job description.

This is a full-time exempt position located in Denver, Colorado but will be expected to travel throughout Colorado. Hiring salary range for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. The expected starting range is $55,000-$60,000. We offer a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, and a 401k with employer match. We also offer free parking, work out facilities and flexible schedules.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by October 28, 2019. Those who do not apply by the deadline may not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Only electronic submissions are accepted. Please submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references to Nikki Cimino, Operations Manager at Trailhead Institute, ncimino@trailhead.institute.

This is a LIMITED SERVICE position. The funding for this position is provided by limited-term funding and is dependent on that funding being maintained. Once the funding ends, the position will be discontinued, and there is no guarantee for additional employment with Trailhead Institute.


Trailhead Institute is committed to a policy of providing equal employment opportunities for all applicants, all staff and all contract workers employed by Trailhead Institute. Trailhead Institute promotes equal employment opportunities by continuing efforts to eliminate discrimination due to race, nationality, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital or familial status, creed, national origin, disability, or veteran or military status.

Trailhead Institute is a passionate supporter of inclusivity and welcomes applications from all communities, particularly from people of color, LBGTQ people, immigrants or refugees, people with disabilities, and people from low- or moderate-income backgrounds.