University of Colorado HR Professional in Denver, Colorado

*University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus *

Human Resources

HR Professional

Position #213704 - Requisition #15475

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY

The University of Colorado Denver I 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.

The HR Operations team in the Central Human Resources Office has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) HR Professional 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.

While this position will support both the downtown campus and the medical campus, the position will be primarily located 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. /Read CU Denver Quick Facts here. /

_Position Emphasis:_

This position works closely with CU Denver and CU Anschutz schools and colleges by running and conducting internal audits for I-9/E-Verify and background checks. This position is responsible for training HR business partners on processes. Data tracking and data integrity maintenance are also responsibilities of this position. This position is also responsible for Operations website updates. This position may also post job postings for positions for CU Denver and CU Anschutz. Job duties may also include on-going internal audits of postings for both the CU Denver and the CU Anschutz campuses. This position cross trains with other Operations team members on additional job duties (i.e. including 9 month temporary job postings and hires, working retiree hires, personnel matters reporting, I-9/E-Verify, background checks, and data collection, in addition to other job duties).

Job Duties:

  • This position serves as the primary audit consultant for I-9s and backgrounds

  • Provides training to individuals in schools/colleges/departments on operations processes

  • The position cross trains with other Operations team members on additional job duties (i.e. temporary job postings and hire, working retiree hires, personnel matters reporting, I-9/E-Verify, background checks, data collection and auditing, etc.)

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all- inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

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

_Salary and Benefits:_

The hiring salary for this position has been established at $43,000.

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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_Minimum Qualifications:_

  • A bachelor’s degree in public administration, public policy, business, higher education administration, social sciences, behavioral sciences or a directly related field from an accredited institution.

o Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.

_Preferred Qualifications:_

  • Experience working with PeopleSoft HR software (or equivalent)

  • Experience processing I-9/E-Verify and/or background checks via HireRight or similar processing system

  • Experience doing website updates

  • Experience conducting I-9/E-Verify and background audits

  • Experience working with Taleo software (or equivalent)

  • Professional experience analyzing, interpreting, and cleaning data


  • Ability to analyze, interpret, and evaluate a broad range of laws, rules, and regulations in order to exercise good judgment in applying them to human resource challenges.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, including public speaking.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.

  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications.

  • Demonstrated ability to take direction as well as exercise independent judgement.

_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.

Job: *Human Resources

Organization: *U0001 -- Denver-Anschutz Administration

Title: HR Professional

Location: Denver

Requisition ID: 15475