Center Office Administrator

Aurora, CO
May 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Colorado School of Public Health Center for Health, Work & Environment

Center Office Administrator

Position # 734015 - Requisition 09716

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The Center for Health, Work & Environment has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Center Office Administrator 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:

This class describes the first level of program assistant where positions perform technical support and/or office management duties. Work involves making decisions within established technical work processes related to a program or professional subject area and interpreting program specific guidelines to resolve problems, answer questions, and/or advise others on specific program issues or matters.

The Center for Health, Work & Environment (CHWE) at the Colorado School of Public Health conducts research, offers academic training to graduate and postdoctoral students, provides professional development courses and events, implements community-based public health projects, as well as pilot project research opportunities throughout the West. It is committed to partnering with community stakeholders who share the mission of improving the health, safety and wellbeing of workers, their families, and communities.

This position exists to provide business services necessary to support CHWE administrative operations, faculty, and staff. This position maintains and oversees the flow of the office, facilitates the activities of staff, faculty and students, interfaces with advisory groups, helps facilitate events, and is instrumental in interpreting and enforcing the university policies and procedures. This position also assists the Associate Director with duties as necessary to keep the office running smoothly and efficiently.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this full-time position has been established at $45,264 to $63,875 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

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 Requirements

Four years of general clerical or administrative service experience, which included one year of experience managing multiple calendars, arranging meetings OR event management or coordination.

Substitution: College, university or non-correspondence business school course work may substitute on a year for-year basis for the general experience but not for the specific year of experience managing multiple calendars, arranging meetings OR event management or coordination.

Preferred Qualifications.

  • Prior work experience in Higher Education environment.
  • Experience with and knowledge of information systems and financial applications that include CU procurement and accounting software such as Peoplesoft including Concur, and Marketplace
  • Experience with various types of funding and accounts including grants, contracts, gifts, endowments, state funding, ICR, clinical revenue, consulting revenue, auxiliaries and service centers.
  • Experience managing with services such as managing multiple calendars, arranging meetings, and serving as the front office administrator.
  • Experience with event management or coordination.


  • 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.
  • Outstanding organizational skills, including ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-manage priorities and be proactive in resolving issues.
  • Advanced knowledge of general office procedures, protocol and professionalism; expert knowledge of Business English, spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references) Questions should be directed to Brenda Thompson at Brenda.

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 are accepted electronically ONLY at Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by 06/06/2017. Those who do not apply by 06/06/2017 may or may not be considered.

Job Category: Professional Support Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 21549 - CSPH-Cntr for WorkHealth&Envir

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: May 31, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Brenda Thompson

Posting Contact Email: Brenda.

Position Number: 00734015


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