Cast a Wide Net to Attract a Large, Diverse, Robust Pool of Qualified Talent
Alert and Attract Prospective Candidates
Creatively Promote the University as an Employer
Describe the Job
Identify MINIMUM Education and Experience Required
Characterize Possible Attributes of the Ideal Candidate
Provide Application Instructions and Expectations
3.Problems to Avoid
Excluding Applicants who can minimally perform the functions of the job
Over-valuing specific education and experience
Job announcements consistent with the stated purposes and compliant with the guidelines described here will be posted as submitted or with minor edits.
If a more iterative process is necessary to accomplish the above, every effort will be made to proceed quickly.
6.Who Are We?
Paragraph about the consolidated campuses or specific campus served.
Begins with “The University of Colorado (campus) is seeking a (working title)…”
Use or accurately modify template on HR website.
More detail is okay but keep it simple.
Attract a broad diverse pool – people want to work here!
One Paragraph Summary
Informed by job description but not complete document
Place in Organization
Purpose/Nature of Work
ONLY education and experience without which the employee could not perform the basic duties of the job, given reasonable orientation/training.
The minimum qualification for all entry-level professional university staff positions is a bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the professional field in which they work.
A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.
Full operating professionals require 2 years professional experience.
Don’t count years after full-operating.
Advanced Degrees Not Required
The ideal candidate for this position will have earned an advanced degree in (discipline(s)) or a closely related field. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree and long-term (advanced)-level (type) experience will also be considered.
Focus on the type of experience required for success.
The position requires extensive, diverse and progressively responsible experience at the management level, including direct responsibility for budget and staff.
Can Consider More Later
Salary and Benefits
How to Apply
Use KSAP analysis to drive assessment factors, selection methods and questions.