Search For Jobs

I want to work at CU Boulder. How do I find out what vacancies are available?

Please visit the CU Boulder Jobs site for the most current list of job openings. You can filter the list by area of interest, functional area, posting title, or posting number. You can also create a Job Alert to be automatically notified of new postings that meet your specific criteria. 

I am a current CU Boulder employee. How do I search/apply for jobs?

If you are a current CU Boulder employee, please visit the Internal CU Boulder Jobs site to search or apply for staff, faculty or research faculty jobs. You will be prompted to log in using your IdentiKey credentials.  Please do not register a new account on the external CU Boulder Jobs site as this may result in an error when submitting applications.

I entered my search criteria but am seeing no results. How do I find jobs that meet my criteria?

Your search criteria may be too narrow; we recommend broadening the search. If you still get no results, it's possible that there are no matching jobs to meet your criteria at the moment. Please check back soon or create a Job Alert to be notified of new postings that meet your criteria.

How long will the posting be available?

Applications will be accepted through 11:59 pm Mountain Standard Time of the Posting Close Date listed in the job posting details. Please refer to the special instructions section in the posting for additional requirements regarding application deadlines or full considerations dates.

I no longer see a job posted. Can I still apply?

CU Boulder Jobs contains the most up to date list of available postings.  If you do not see a position posted on our site, we are no longer accepting applications. Please note that our jobs are shared with or otherwise collected by various outside job boards. These outside job boards will direct you to apply at CU Boulder Jobs, however their job posting list may not be updated as frequently as the list on our site.

I don’t see a vacancy I'm interested in at the moment. How can I stay in touch?

You can create a Job Alert to receive notifications of new postings that meet your specific criteria. We also encourage you to register for our talent community to receive exclusive updates about new job opportunities or upcoming events.

How do I modify or stop receiving job alerts?

You can modify or delete  your Job Alert at any time from the “My Profile” page of your account.

CU Boulder Talent Community

What is the CU Boulder Talent Community?

The CU Boulder Talent Community is a way for interested individuals to stay in touch. By joining our talent community you will receive updates on new job opportunities, career advice, upcoming fairs and hiring events, information about employee benefits and perks, campus news and initiatives and an inside look at what it really means to be a part of the CU Boulder community.

How do I join the talent community?

To join the CU Boulder Talent Community, submit your information and specify an area of interest.

I created a profile in the CU Boulder Talent Community. Does that mean I've applied?

No, the talent community allows you to express interest in CU Boulder and receive exclusive updates on new opportunities and upcoming events. You must apply to a job in order to be considered for a specific position.

Applying For a Job

Who can I contact for information about the job posting?

Please contact the Job Posting Contact listed in the job ad with any questions about the posting.

I previously created an account with CU Careers. Can I use those same credentials to log in to the new CU Boulder Jobs site?

No, you cannot use your CU Careers credentials to log in to the new CU Boulder Jobs site. During the summer of 2018, CU Boulder launched the CU Boulder Jobs site which houses  all CU Boulder job openings. The CU Careers site remains the location to search for jobs on the other University of Colorado campus locations. Please register a new account on the CU Boulder Jobs site by applying for a job, registering for the talent community or by creating a Job Alert.

How do I register for an account on the CU Boulder Jobs Site?

You can create an account by applying for a job, registering for the talent community, or by creating a Job Alert. Note: CU Boulder employees automatically have a profile on the CU Boulder Internal Jobs site and should not register an additional account through the external job site.

Can I save my application and come back to it later?

If you exit the application before finalizing the last step in your submission you will have the ability to complete your application later.  To complete an in-progress application, go to your My Profile page and click the “Complete Application” button from the “Jobs I have applied to” section.

How do I know if my application was received?

You will receive an email from CU Boulder Jobs confirming the successful submission of your application. Additionally, you can view a list of your active job applications from the “Jobs I Have Applied To” section of your “My Profile” page.  

How do I check my application status?

You can check the status of your application from the “Jobs I Have Applied To” section of your “My Profile” page.

How do I update my application materials?

You can edit your profile information (work and education history) at any time from the “My Profile” page.  If you have already submitted your application and need to update your documents (e.g. resume or cover letter,) please contact the Job Posting Contact listed for the position you have applied to. If you are unable to locate this information, contact us at recruiting@colorado.edu .Please do not withdraw your application as you will not be able to re-apply with updated materials.

I forgot my password. How do I log back into my profile?

You can reset your password by using the “Forgot your Password” feature from the login page. You'll be sent an email with instructions for how to reset your password. If you have trouble resetting your password you can submit a request for help. Please do not create a new profile. Note that profiles previously created at CU Careers do not carry over to this site. If you previously created a profile at CU Careers, you will need to create a new profile on this site.

How do I update/change my existing password?

After logging into your account, you can update your password by clicking the “Reset Password” button in the Account Management section of your “My Profile” page.  You will be asked to confirm your email address and will then receive an email with instructions for how to change your password.

What if I forgot my username or would like to update the email address associated with my account?

Please submit a request for help if you need assistance with recovering your username or to change the email address associated with your account.

References

When will I be asked to provide references?

You may be asked to submit references when submitting a job application or later in the search process, depending on the requirements of the position.  Please refer to the special instructions section inthe job posting for details for what the position requires.

I need to change or edit one of my reference providers. What do I do?

You can edit your references for a specific job application from the My Profile page in the CU Boulder Jobs portal. To do so, log into your account and from the “Jobs I Have Applied To” list, click “Edit” to modify the references submitted for that position.  

Once the request for letters has been initiated, you can add additional letter providers by using the “Add” feature from the “Jobs I Have Applied To” list from the “My Profile” page.  

My referee says he/she didn't receive a request for a recommendation. What do I do?

HR can resend the request to the referee on your behalf. Please contact us with the title of the position and name/email of your reference provider and we will follow up with your referee. You should have received an email from one of our recruiting coordinators earlier in the search process and can send this information directly to that person. If you did not receive an email or are unsure who your recruitment coordinator is, please contact us at recruiting@colorado.edu .

How will my referees be notified to submit a confidential letter of recommendation?

Your referee(s) will receive an email with instructions and a URL for submitting the confidential letter of recommendation. As the candidate you will also receive an email notifying you when we have initiated the collection of letter(s) of recommendation.

My referee does not want to submit an online response. Can he/she send a paper letter?

Letters of recommendation must be submitted online. Contact your assigned Recruitment Coordinator if you need support.

How do I know if letters of recommendation have been submitted?

If we are at a point in the search process where we want to proceed with your application and have not received the required letter(s) of recommendation, we will contact you to ask for your assistance with following up with your referee(s).  If you have any questions about the letters of recommendation process or the status of submissions for your application, please contact your recruitment coordinator (Note: please include the job posting title and number and any other relevant details in the email so that we can best assist you). If you are unsure who your recruitment coordinator is, please contact us at recruiting@colorado.edu .

Didn't Find What You Were Looking For?

Didn’t find what you were looking for?

For technical issues, please submit a request for help or contact Talent Acquisition at recruiting@colorado.edu with any questions.