Temporary Administrative Assistant

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO
Closing date
Oct 14, 2021

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University of Colorado – School of Dental Medicine
Temporary Administrative Assistant II
Orthodontic Department

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.

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers 


The School of Dental Medicine on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has openings for full-time temporary Administrative Assistant II position in support of the School’s response to COVID-19 and its clinical operations in the Orthodontic Department.  


Job Responsibilities

The purpose of the front desk position is to greet, direct and advise all persons entering the Department of Orthodontics through the reception area and inquiries by phone. This position offers information and directs calls and inquiries demonstrating knowledge of practice organization, policies and treatment options to facilitate efficient and professional patient/ student/faculty interaction. 

•    Patient/Faculty/Staff Check-In – Responsibility for asking and recording responses to screening questions, taking temperatures, ensuring compliance with mask wearing and greeting individuals upon entry to the building. 

•    Patient Scheduling – Responsibility for calling patient to provide information on protocols for arriving for an appointment, assisting on the day of appointment with screening and taking temperatures

•    Social Distancing Monitoring – Responsibility for ensuring 6-foot distancing and one-way flowing throughout the building.   Ensure entrance and exiting through appropriate locations, and monitoring elevator capacity.  



Salary and Benefits:

The hiring rate (or budgeted rate) for this position has been established at $15/hr.

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:  
At least two year of administrative/clerical experience that is relevant to the job duties as outlined above.  Applicants must have familiarity working with a computer and software programs.  Flexibility and ability to adapt to constant change and direction.  Individuals must possess excellent customer service, conflict resolution and communication skills. 

Core Competencies
•    Skill with handling difficult situations with diplomacy and tact.  
•    Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally. 
•    Outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills.

Acceptable candidates must be willing to wear appropriate personal protective gear as outlined in CDC/School of Dental Medicine protocols and as required for the work assigned.  

Must be willing and available to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:    
Proficiency in the Spanish language
Prior experience in a healthcare setting

Job Category: Professional Support Services
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jul 14, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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