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University of Colorado Recruitment Manager in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Job Title: Recruitment Manager

Position # 218374 – Requisition # 19165

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  • 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.

Who We Are:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here at _.

The Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Recruitment Manager position.

Job Summary:

The Recruitment Manager (RM) is responsible for recruiting graduate students for the SSPPS academic programs and serving as the administrative leader in advancing the school’s outreach and recruitment efforts and strategies for the Entry-Level PharmD degree program, with a focus on optimizing the quality and quantity of applications to the school. In fulfilling these responsibilities, the RM collaborates closely with the school’s Marketing and Communications Office, Admissions Committee, Office of Student Services (OSS) admissions staff, Assistant/Associate Dean for Student Affairs (ADSA) and other stakeholders as necessary.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Develops and implements recruitment strategies, activities and operations in collaboration with the Outreach & Engagement (O&E) team members and Marketing and Communications Office (Marcom) office to optimize quality and quantity of applicants to the Entry-Level PharmD and other school programs with a primary focus on CO, CA, and other high-prospect regions.

  • Develops relationships and programs with key stakeholders (e.g., advisors, career counselors, etc.), and forms partnerships with undergraduate and other high potential institutions to create pipelines to pharmacy school.

  • Develops comprehensive in-person and on-line advising processes and implements plans for ongoing communication and data transfer for prospective students.

  • Leverages customer relationship management (CRM) software (e.g., Salesforce) to document and track contacts with prospective students and key stakeholders.

  • Establish procedures to personalize the applicant experience from prospect to application phase.

  • Manages data collection, reporting and assessment of recruitment-related initiatives.

  • Reviews policies and procedures related to recruitment and makes changes and recommendations as appropriate.

  • Plans, implements, and executes recruiting events that occur on the Anschutz Medical Campus, other colleges/universities, high schools and other various venues.

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.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience

  • This position is not eligible for overtime compensation

  • 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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Diversity and Equity:

  • The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at ​

  • 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.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, health administration, communications, education or a closely related field

  • At least three (3) years of higher education student recruiting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A graduate degree in the above named fields or pharmacy;

  • Health professions or pharmacy student recruiting experience;

  • Managerial or other leadership experience in recruiting.


  • Knowledge of higher education recruitment, admissions, and administration

  • Professional level written and verbal communication skills

  • Highly effective interpersonal and supervisory skills

  • Highly adept project management skills

  • Exemplary analytical, reasoning, problem solving and decision-making abilities

  • Highly flexible and functional skills in managing a wide variety of tasks in a typical workday and balancing competing priorities

  • Strong computer skills in database maintenance and manipulation, as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access

Job: Business Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Business Services


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Sep 8, 2020

Unposting Date Sep 22, 2020, 11:59:00 PM

Posting Contact Name Jay Rodenburg

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00218374

Req ID: 19165

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.