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Temporary Administrative Support Pool 2022/2023

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Work type: Classified Staff Temporary
Location: Golden, CO
Categories: Information Technology, Admissions/Financial Aid, Academic Affairs, Procurement Services

Position Title
Temporary Administrative Support Pool
Residency Requirement
Applicants must be a Colorado resident.
Job Description

Colorado School of Mines invites applications for temporary administrative support positions (6 months maximum). Our goal is to create a pool of interested and qualified individuals whom we may contact as temporary needs arise. Duties may include office administrative support, reception, meeting/event planning, travel arrangements, record keeping, reconciling procurement card accounts, inventory and procurement of office supplies, preparing correspondence, scanning/copying, website editing, etc. We are looking for flexible, energetic people who are highly organized, detail-oriented and possess outstanding interpersonal, customer service and communication skills (written and verbal).

Temporary employment at Mines does not include benefits and duration of assignments vary from a few weeks to 9-12 months. Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, veterans status) and upload a resume.  If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the hiring department; otherwise, you may not receive communication regarding your application.

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Minimum Qualifications
  • 2 plus years of administrative assistant experience
  • Must be proficient in word processing, spreadsheet and calendaring software
Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior administrative experience in a higher education setting
  • 2 plus years of technical accounting/bookkeeping
  • Experience with Banner
Equal Opportunity

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons.  Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.

Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.

How to Apply
Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a resume and cover letter (required). References will not be contacted until later in the selection process and you will be informed before that contact is made.
Pay Range

$21.60 - $24.08 per hour

Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, work location, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.

Total Rewards
Mines is proud to provide exceptional benefits that include pay, health & wellness and work/life balance offerings.  The state of Colorado portfolio of benefits to classified employees includes medical, dental, disability insurance, life insurance, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, discount programs, and retirement savings plans.  Additionally, Classified employees at Mines are eligible for tuition benefits (for employees and dependents), paid holidays and vacation/sick leave.  For additional plan details, please visit the State of Colorado Employee Benefits page.
Background Investigation Required
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
This position will require documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or exemption because of a medical or religious exclusion. New employees will be required to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination upon hire. Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s vaccination guidance.

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