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:

Create Job Description in CU Careers

Helpful Links:

University Staff Duties List

University Staff Job Competencies List

University Staff Job Titles/Job Code Matrix

University Staff Minimum Qualifications List


Appointment Instructions, Checklist & Routing Slip 

Search Committee Checklist

Search Summary Template

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

Background Check Process

Charge to Search Committee

CU Careers Disposition Code Step-by-Step 

HR Policy Regarding Adjunct Faculty

Pre-employment Lawful/Unlawful Inquiries

Reference Check Guidelines

Rising above Cognitive Errors

Search Waiver Process