Temporary Massage Therapist

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University of Colorado, School of Medicine - Anschutz Health & Wellness Center

Temporary Massage Therapist (Part-time)


The University of Colorado Denver l 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.


About the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center resides within the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) is an interdisciplinary center whose overarching goals are to impact the campus while building towards sustainability. Either of these alone is insufficient. We strive to achieve both. Top researchers work side-by-side with clinicians to develop and deliver wellness and weight loss programs and work with patients, providers, students and trainees, employees, and researchers to take these programs beyond the Center's walls into communities. The mission of the Center is "to collaborate with campus partners to develop and deliver programs and services targeting physical activity, nutrition, and mental wellbeing that enhance the lives of people who come here."

The Center's vision is "a campus where wellness is a foundation of everything we do." All endeavors at the Center are focused on this vision. An integrated approach with a shared philosophy is core to the development of the Center's programs. These programs strive to involve every area of the business, including wellness clinic services, the fitness center, and the metabolic and demonstration kitchens. Without this integration, it is impossible to achieve the vision that catalyzed the development of the Center. The Center serves as a "learning lab" for creating a model of standard care for wellness centers that can be replicated and exported.

Job Summary

Temporaries perform seasonal, temporary work for short periods.  Positions have limited duration work assignments according to university or campus policies and are not part of the organization's regular staffing pattern. The massage therapist position is anticipated to last a maximum of six months.  This part-time position will provide massage services to the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center clients to help support individual wellness goals.  The position is expected to actively seek out clients interested in paying for additional massage packages as offered by the Center and delivering services to clients whose insurance covers massage services.  The Center has expertise in nutrition and mindfulness, and the successful candidate is expected to know and deliver a consistent message to clients in the Center on these topics.

Current massage hours are: Monday-Sunday 7 am until 7 pm

Supervision Received

Massage Therapist Coordinator

Supervision Exercised

This position does not supervise any employees

Examples of Work Performed

Specific duties and responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide massage services in various packages as promoted by the Center
  • Provide massage services as needed for Center outreach efforts
  • Administrative duties as required
  • Administrative duties as required
This description only summarizes and describes the general work level; it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business needs. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the supervisor's discretion and/or hiring authority.

Salary and Benefits

This position is part-time (less than 50%) hourly; hours 1-19 per week with $15/hour base pay

Through the recognition plan, additional pay will be made one pay period in arrears that equals 45% of the revenue brought in less the $15/hour rate for those same hours.

Current service prices range from $70.00-$107/hour, 45% pay would then be $31.50/hour - $48.15 per hour inclusive of the $15/hour base hourly rate.

Any tips given for each service are paid to the therapist providing the service through payroll in the next pay period for tips received in the previous pay period.

The above salary rate represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the rate at the time of posting.

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

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 checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

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.


Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation


Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/human-resources/employee-relations-performance/ada-compliance

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

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
  • Licensed Massage Therapist in Colorado
  • Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification
Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.
  • At least one-year previous experience.
  • One year of experience or more in building a clientele from a facility member base
  • One year of or more of previous experience working in various massage methods e.g., sports massage,  structural bodywork, deep tissue, Swedish, Myofascial Techniques)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orallyAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees Outstanding customer serviceDependable and effective scheduling of clienteleAbility to learn and update skills on an ongoing basisDemonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion

Job Category: Professional Support Services
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: Feb 18, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 2/20/2021
Application Due: 5/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time