HR & Operations Coordinator

Denver, CO
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado Denver

College of Arts & Media

HR & Ops Coordinator

Position #739813 - Requisition #11269

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The College of Arts & Media has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) HR and Operations Coordinator 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.

Jobs in this career family provide the management of human capital. Functions include providing advice and guidance to managers and employees, and performing functions including strategic planning and analysis, compliance with policies and laws, employment and compensation, job evaluation, performance and leave management, employee training/development, reward and recognition, employee relations, affirmative action, benefits, employee records/information, and payroll.

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:

This full-time, University Staff (non-classified) position will provide human resources, payroll and operations support for the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver. Specifically, this position will perform all functions related to student employees and lecturers including hiring, on-boarding, payroll, record keeping and ensuring required trainings are complete. This position will work closely with other campus and university administrative offices to resolve issues pertaining to personnel and payroll. This position will also provide general operations support for the college, including managing front desk student worker schedules and providing back-up support for the college's front desk. It will also be responsible for supporting facility access and key requests.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at $44,000 to $46,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

This position is 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 Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in human resources, business, public administration, public policy, higher education administration, finance, accounting, communications or a directly related field

Substitution: A combination of education and professional Human Resources experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree on a year for year basis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with PeopleSoft Human Capital Management or similar payroll/HR system
  • Experience in a higher-education setting
  • Experience/knowledge of hiring and payroll policies and best practices
  • Two year of progressively responsible experience in human resources
  • PHR or SHRM-CP Certification or relevant HR professional organization affiliation (SHRM, CUPA-HR)

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: Stephanie Kelly at

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 October 15, 2017. Those who do not apply by October 15, 2017 may or may not be considered.

Job Category: Human Resources

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30119 - CAM-Dean's Office

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Oct 2, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Stephanie Kelly

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00739813