Communications Temporary Aide

Aurora, CO
Jun 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Temporary Aide

Nature of Work:

The Physical Therapy Program has an opening for a Temp Aide position, working 20-40 hours/week. Temporary positions do not receive benefits. This position provides assistance to faculty, students, and staff. This position will take a leadership role to organize and implement various events, utilizing established procedures and contacts. Events include a daylong program event and smaller-scale events.

Supervision Received:

Position will report directly to the Program Administrator and will have additional accountability to the Program Director and Event Coordinators.

Examples of Work Performed:

This position requires the ability to lead with the attributes of being: reliable, responsible, team-oriented, accurate, timely, and flexible. This position requires the ability to prioritize in order to meet multiple and overlapping deadlines. Must be adaptable to Program needs and possess excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Excellence in event planning from initiation to execution: Work with caterers, organize items, personally transport a variety of items across campus, set-up and clean-up. Track event components. Assist to create presentations and materials
  • Communicate clearly and accurately to work well with internal and external constituents
  • Data collection: entry, tracking and reporting; work with various databases
  • Greet guests to the program: answer phones, direct questions to appropriate personnel
  • Cross-coverage for staff

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Performance with high level of accuracy; attention to detail. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of Applications. Ability to self-initiate, multitask and take direction from multiple department representatives. Ability to adapt to changing environments, statuses, and responsibilities given minimal notice. Ability to steward processes to successful completion.

Salary Range:

Salary Range: $15.00-$23.00/hour, commensurate with experience

The University of Colorado Denver 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 strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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.

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Minimum Requirements:

Excellent skills in communication and interpersonal relationships. Ability to lead and take direction in a way that can prioritize needs. Detail-oriented, highly organized. Intermediate skills with social media, Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Highly competent in accuracy, planning, communication and accomplishment.

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 09739

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Professional Support Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20884 - SOM-RM Physical Therapy

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: May 31, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Kayla LaPerriere

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00697854


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