The Search Process for University Staff 

An open competitive search process will be conducted to fill all positions unless a search waiver request is approved. All searches must be conducted in a timely and professional manner that respects the rights of candidates to confidentiality. To attract a highly qualified and diverse applicant pool, outreach and recruitment efforts must follow the UCCS Diversity Strategic Plan and Affirmative Action Plan.

Essential Steps:

Request to Fill a Position

Create Job Description in CU Careers

Post Job on CU Careers

Hiring a Candidate through CU Careers 

Helpful Links:

University Staff Job Titles/Job Code Matrix


Search Committee Checklist

Search Summary Template

Appointment Instructions, Checklist & Routing Slip 

Resources for the Search Committee, Supervisor, Appointing Authority, and Department Recruiting Liaison:

Advertising Template

Rising above Cognitive Errors

Charge to Search Committee

Pre-employment Lawful/Unlawful Inquiries

Reference Check Guidelines

CU Careers Disposition Codes

Search Waiver Process