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Temporary HR Coordinator

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University of Colorado – Business School

Temporary HR Coordinator


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.

Job Summary

The temporary Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for providing human resources and payroll support for personnel within the Business School. This position is involved in onboarding, hiring, performing payroll transactions, entering biweekly and monthly timesheets. This includes administrative assistance for Business School searches utilizing CU Careers. This position utilizes PeopleSoft (HCM) for hiring new employees and entering data and payroll information. This position works to ensure that all necessary paperwork for student and lecturer onboarding is complete, letters of offer, and employment packets for hired employees, including I-9 documentation are completed and submitted in a timely manner meeting all deadlines and ensuring compliance for all matters and completion of tasks.

Professional Field

Human Resources, Business Administration, or closely related field

Supervision Received

This position reports directly to the Director of HR and Payroll

Supervision Exercised


Work Location

The Temporary HR Coordinator role is eligible for a hybrid work schedule. The HR offices are located in the CU Denver Business School building in downtown Denver.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Oversee the bi-weekly payroll process for all student and temporary employees of the Business School. Run necessary reports to ensure that all timesheets are submitted correctly and approved by supervisors.
  • Verify leave balance for all exempt employees monthly; coordinate with Employee Services to make adjustments in MyLeave; track adjustments to ensure accuracy.
  • Track student hourly actual work hours and compare against Dean’s office approvals.
  • Onboard new student employees and lecturers following Business School and central HR policies. This includes monitoring background check approvals, completing I-9s, gathering required onboarding paperwork and requesting correct system access for each position.  
  • Create and circulate additional pay paperwork for faculty and staff as needed.
  • Create and circulate lecturer reappointment and hire letters.
  • Enter lecturer payment into HCM (HR System) and confirm monthly payroll. Run regular reports to prevent over payments.
  • Maintain lecturer pool postings for each Business School discipline
  • Create, submit and track CU-SIS access requests for faculty, students and staff
  • Assist the Director of HR with search processes including screening resumes, updating candidate status in CU Careers and scheduling interviews.
  • Maintain records and position data in the HR system
  • Update and maintain electronic versions of Business School Org Charts
  • Monitor the Business School HR inbox and answer emails or route to appropriate party
  • Other duties as assigned

Hourly Rate

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $20-$25. 

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 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 Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, public administration, business, higher education administration, social sciences and behavioral sciences or a directly related field from an accredited institution
  • Substitution: year for year relevant experience may substitute for a bachelor’s degree
One year of experience in an administrative office role or HR support role Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Knowledge of human resources and payroll administrationAbility to handle highly sensitive information and maintain strict confidentialityExceptional interpersonal skills (ability to establish positive working relationships, manage HR and payroll concerns in an efficient and professional manner, and provide exceptional customer service to staff, faculty and visitors)Excellent communication skills (oral, written and interpersonal)Strong organizational skills and attention to detailProven ability to coordinate multiple activities, establish priorities, attend to detail, handle interruptions, manage time, and follow-upResourcefulness and ability to problem-solve and take initiative
    Ability to anticipate needs and priorities Computer proficiency in MS Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, and Vizio) and a willingness to learn new systems as neededAbility to take direction and also use sound judgementAbility to evaluate policies and exercise good judgment in the interpretation and application of policies, procedures and rules

Job Category: Professional Support Services
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jun 3, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 9/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time