Student Affairs Specialist

Location
Aurora, CO
Posted
Mar 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Colorado School of Public Health Office of Student Affairs

Student Affairs Specialist

Position # 2667 - Requisition 08908

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

The Office of Student Affairs has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Student Affairs Specialist position.



The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.



A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.



Job Summary:

Jobs in this career family provide direct professional support for the teaching and/or educational service mission of the university. Functions include academic advising/counseling, student personnel administration, recruitment and admissions, registration, financial aid, faculty affairs, library services, curriculum administration, and others involving direct support of the educational mission of an academic unit.

Professionals at the entry level are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field.

At the entry level, duties are limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals and are performed in a training and development capacity.

The Student Affairs Specialist will attend recruitment-related events and projects, and work collaboratively with the school's faculty and staff to promote the school and design innovative activities to attract new students. More specifically, the Student Affairs Specialist's primary responsibilities include enrollment management activities such as serving as the point of contact for prospective students, monitoring admissions numbers, communicating admissions decisions, collecting enrollment documents, planning and hosting prospective student visit days, conducting information sessions and new student orientation, and matriculating students into the Colorado School of Public Health. In addition, the Student Affairs Specialist will be involved in co-curricular student development activities that support student engagement in the ColoradoSPH. These activities may involve student leadership groups, diversity and inclusion, ColoradoSPH awards and scholarships and student activities.



Salary and Benefits:



The salary range for this full-time position has been established at $34,106 to $56,844 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 https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

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.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree in education, psychology, business, public administration, health care, educational technology, social science, liberal arts, communications, accounting, finance, library science, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.

Substitution:

A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specific experience in the areas of admissions, recruitment, enrollment management, application processing, orientation, registrar, financial aid, or related field
  • Experience working with student records systems, customer management systems, databases, or related
  • Demonstrated experience in administrative support, including customer/student service, budget/financials, or related

Competencies

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Knowledge of higher education recruitment, admissions, administration
  • Technical skill and prior experience working with student information systems and Databases.



Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter/letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2) A current resume/CV. 3) List of 3-5 professional references. Questions should be directed to Chris Harris at CHRISTOPHER.J.HARRIS@UCDENVER.EDU.

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 3-5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by 03/29/2017. Those who do not apply by 03/29/2017 may or may not be considered.



Job Category: Academic Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20133 - CSPH-Dean General Operation

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 20, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Chris Harris

Posting Contact Email: CHRISTOPHER.J.HARRIS@UCDENVER.EDU

Position Number: 00002667

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