Business Services Professional

Aurora, CO
Mar 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at*

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology

Business Services Professional

Position #732361 - Requisition 08954

The Department of Anesthesiology is seeking to fill a full-time, University Staff (unclassified) Business Services Professional 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 general business operations of the organization or a combination of operational responsibilities covering multiple career families. Functions include institutional research, statistical analysis, policy development and review, strategic planning and broad unit business operations such as parking and transportation services, risk management, childcare services, real estate and property management, retail services or job responsibilities that combine fiscal, HR and operational management responsibilities.

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.

Position Emphasis:

Under the supervision of the Business Services Program Director, this Business Services Professional (BSP) is responsible for supporting the human resources, financial (including post award management), and administrative functions of the Department of Anesthesiology, a department with 250+ faculty members and approximately 30 staff members. In collaboration with the Business Services Program Director, this position will be accountable for supporting recruitment and payroll transactions, including incentives and additional pay. The BSP will also manage day-to-day transactions related to HR activities for the Department, including, but not limited to: job postings, hirings, terminations, FRF preparation, drafting and finalizing LOO's, correcting FTE's, etc. In addition to HR transactions, this role will be expected to maintain current knowledge of Federal, State, CU Medicine, and UCD Human Resources and employment policies and procedures, including FMLA, ADA, Worker's Compensation, Extended Leave, and any other pertinent regulations, to ensure compliance in department employment practices.

In addition to providing HR support, this position will work with the Business Services Program Director to help manage post-award financial processes for the research enterprise, including providing monthly financial status reports to all research faculty members on grant, gift, and department enrichment funding; monitoring expenses on accounts; and processing journal entries and payroll expense transactions as needed. This position requires knowledge of payroll, credentialing, human resources, procurement, and sponsored project management. This position requires minimum supervision and initiative.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

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.


Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration or a closely related field.

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:

  • 2-3 years' of work experience in research administration or in providing high-level administrative support within a setting of higher education.
  • Experience working with PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Systems and mFIN financial reporting systems.
  • Prior experience managing funds effectively from a variety of sources.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong attention to detail and financial management skills.
  • Proficiency in a variety of reporting tools, such as mFin or Cognos, and MS Office Suite.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and present analytical assessments and reports, and to communicate professionally and effectively.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and develop strong working relationships with a variety of individuals, including basic science researchers, clinical faculty, and administrators.
  • Demonstrated excellence in establishing work priorities and providing follow through, and meeting established deadlines.
  • Experience processing PETs, reimbursements, relocations, and other expenses as directed.
  • The successful candidate will be detail oriented, self-motivated, a fast learner and possess excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to research information.
  • Ability to interpret policies/analyses/trends, etc.

Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A 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 Jason Owens at

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 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: Review of applications will begin March 30, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Category: Business Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20138 - SOM-Anesthesiology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 23, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jason Owens

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00732361


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