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Temporary Administrative Support Pool

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Job Location:
Denver, 80217-3362
Administrative Assistants
Location: Denver, Colorado
Human Resources - Talent Management


MSU Denver periodically has temporary employment opportunities for qualified clerical and administrative support professionals. Temporary employees are assigned to campus departments to handle special projects, to fill in while positions are vacant, or to cover for employees who are temporarily out. MSU Denver accepts applicants for temporary opportunities on a rolling basis although the availability of assignments varies throughout the year as needs arise. As the University has openings, those candidates whose background and experience appear to match the requirements most closely will be contacted for an interview.

Responsibilities may include a variety of administrative services such as: staffing the department front desk, answering phones and greeting visitors, maintaining calendars, arranging travel, organizing meetings and events, managing office correspondence, maintaining databases and generating reports, processing budgeting requests, purchasing supplies, providing administrative support to faculty, staff, and students, and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Ideal candidates will possess the proven ability to handle multiple responsibilities, communicate and interact effectively with faculty, staff, and students with a high degree of professionalism, and have 1 - 3 years of previous related experience. Microsoft Office Suite skills are required.

MSU Denver seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in a higher education environment
  • Bachelor's degree
Salary for Announcement

$18 - $24 an hour. Hourly pay rate varies with position and is based upon experience, qualifications, and available budget. Due to the temporary nature of this position, benefits are not offered except for sick time.

Work Hours/Type

This is a temporary, hourly position. Generally, most assignments are Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Hours may vary depending on departmental needs.

Instructions to Apply

All applications must include a resume. Please include all relevant information that you want a hiring manager to see (contact information, education, job history, qualifications, experience, etc.).

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Posting Representative
Darrick Conroy

Posting Representative Email


MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

Employee Benefits Offerings

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

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 58% first generation students and over 50% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.
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