HR Specialist

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DescriptionUniversity of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus
School of Medicine – Dean’s Office – HR Shared Services
HR Entry Professional
Position #00762840 – Requisition #19872

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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

School of Medicine – Dean’s Office – HR Shared Services has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) HR Specialist position. 

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here

This successful candidate will:

  • Learn the day-to-day recruitment activities for faculty and staff positions through the Human Capital Management (HCM) and CU Careers systems.
  • With the direction of the HRSS Team Lead and Department Administrator assist with recruiting new talent by sourcing candidates, writing job announcements, screening applicants, performing job analysis, selecting/developing assessment devices, and consulting with subject matter experts.
  • With oversight participate in University Staff and Faculty searches.
  • With direction from the HRSS Team Lead and Department Administrator’s perform onboarding processes for new employees, including gathering required documents, assisting the employee with setting up all necessary orientations and trainings, coordinating physician credentialing, badging and key access, etc.
  • Learn to create draft letter of offers for new hires.
  • Learn to coordinate faculty affairs recruitment and selection functions.
  • With direction from the HRSS Team Lead act as a liaison with the International Student and Scholar Services Office in order to coordinate International Visa Administration requests, including J-1, H-1B, O, TN, OPT and Permanent Resident applications for Faculty, Postdoctoral Fellows, Research Associate series and students that require work authorization.
  • Learn to create transactions in the Human Capital Management (HCM) system related to compensation, position and personnel management.
  • Maintain accurate, timely and complete records ensuring compliance with Federal, State and University laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Learn HR policies and procedures; serve as a recourse to department and division on the policies and procedures when needed.
  • Assist with the coordination of FMLA procedures.
  • Assist, as needed, with the annual base, salary and incentive letters generated and sent to all faculty.
  • Perform other duties, tasks, and projects as assigned.
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 (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $42,469 to $54,020.   

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

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

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.
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Diversity and Equity:
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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.

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. 

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration, Healthcare Administration, Communications or related field from an accredited college or university.  
Substitution: Professional level human resources experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis. 
Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of experience performing Human Resources functions

Job Category: Human Resources
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jan 8, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 1/10/2021
Application Due: 1/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time