How to Buy Temporary Services

This commodity covers temporary labor staffing services for three areas: 1) Information Technology; 2) Manual/Administrative; and 3) Healthcare. The University has mandatory contracts in place for each area. All CU departments must use these mandatory agencies for their temporary labor needs. Below are examples of some of the positions our agencies can provide. Though each agency has a specialty, they can certainly fill in other areas.

Procurement Options and Procedures

Procurement Options and Procedures

  • $5,000 or less: Submit a Purchase Requisition through the CU Marketplace for approval by department or use your Procurement Card.
  • Above $5,000: Submit a Purchase Requisition or a Standing Purchase Order Requisition through the CU Marketplace for approval by PSC.

Supplier Information

Remedy is the manual/administrative temp labor provider. Each local branch team works closely with departments to customize service requirements and ensure that temporary associates meet the required job skills and fit with the department environment. Remedy will contact you within one business day of receiving a request and provide a placement status report. Updates will be provided until the placement is filled. Once a temporary associate is assigned, Remedy's quality control will follow up with a series of phone calls to ensure expectations are met.

Contacts

Brittany Koropatnicki - Staffing Manager, Boulder

Gwendolyn Copeland - Staffing Manager, Denver and Anschutz

Cynthia Valdez – Staffing Manager, Colorado Springs

Ryan Gray – Business Development Manager, Colorado Springs

Job Descriptions

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Administrative Assistant I$10.54 per hour

  • General clerical duties
  • Light typing
  • Greets visitors
  • Answers telephones
  • Filing
  • Mass mailing
  • Proper front desk appearance
  • Processes information of a general nature
  • Knowledge of general MS Office including word-processing, spreadsheets, and other basic computer skills
  • Minimum supervision needed
  • Minimum one-year experience
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Administrative Assistant II$11.47 per hour

  • Capable of information storage, retrieval, and modification to produce error-free copy
  • Must have excellent MS Office and computer skills
  • Capable of functioning independently
  • Professional knowledge of business field and organization policies
  • Process confidential information
  • Handles correspondence on own initiative
  • Minimum 2 years' experience
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Administrative Assistant III$14.88 per hour

  • Decide what operations will be performed and how processes will be implemented
  • Create and revise office procedures and writing office procedures manuals
  • Designing forms
  • Establish a general office record system and/or resource library
  • Circulation and retrieval of documents/files
  • Production
  • Compiling and formatting content for program materials
  • Some Accounting experience
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Data Entry$11.16 per hour

  • Enters mailing lists, demographic data, general information, etc., into data bank
  • Able to key from simple source documents batched or un-batched. 40-50 wpm keying.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Legal Assistant$11.78 per hour

  • Assemble, prepare and/or organize legal documents
  • Creates a master file from a variety of databases
  • Basic clerical duties as they relate to legal system
  • Minimum 2 yrs. experience
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bookstore Clerk$9.92 per hour

  • Materials handling
  • Stocking, shipping and receiving
  • Requires lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • Able to handle assignments including bindery, collating, labeling and marking
  • General clerical duties
  • Greets visitors
  • Answers telephones
  • Filing
  • Processes information of a general nature
  • Minimum supervision needed
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Cashier$9.92 per hour

  • Responsible for ringing cash, check, charge and refund sales transactions at the register
  • Ability to run cash registers efficiently and accurately, approve checks and make correct change for customers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Telephone and Switchboard Operator$12.40 per hour

  • Transfers calls
  • Provide agency directory assistance
  • Handles a variety of calls so must have excellent customer services and telephone skills
  • Available within 3 hours of request
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mailroom Helper$10.54 per hour

  • Sorting
  • Metering
  • Labeling
  • General labor
  • Some basic skill
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Remedy is the manual/administrative temp labor provider. Each local branch team works closely with departments to customize service requirements and ensure that temporary associates meet the required job skills and fit with the department environment. Remedy will contact you within 30 minutes of receiving a request and provide a placement status report. Updates will be provided until the placement is filled. Once a temporary associate is assigned, Remedy's quality control will follow up with a series of phone calls to ensure expectations are met.

Contacts

Brittany Koropatnicki - Staffing Manager, Boulder

Gwendolyn Copeland - Staffing Manager, Denver and Anschutz

Cynthia Valdez – Staffing Manager, Colorado Springs

Ryan Gray - Business Development Manager, Colorado Springs

 

Job Descriptions

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Inventory Worker - Light Lifting $10.88 per hour

  • Lifting less than 50 lbs.
  • Materials handling
  • Warehouse
  • Maintenance cleaning
  • Stocking, shipping and receiving
  • Able to handle assignments including bindery, carpentry, collating, labeling, marking, and painting
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Inventory Worker - Heavy Lifting $11.52 per hour

  • Lifting 50 lbs. or more
  • Materials handling
  • Warehouse Maintenance cleaning
  • Stocking, shipping and receiving
  • Some lifting
  • Able to handle assignments including bindery, carpentry, collating, labeling, marking, and painting
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Groundskeeper$10.88 per hour

  • Maintain grounds by mowing, edging, trimming, fertilizing, aerating, raking, pruning and cleaning
  • Snow removal from sidewalks, ramps, and parking lots; plant, cultivate, fertilize, prune and weed
  • Lower beds
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Janitor$10.88 per hour

  • Regular janitorial duties
  • Able to exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects
  • Supervision needed
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Equity is the IT temp labor provider. Equity's standard service level includes initial meetings with every potential candidate to ensure that the correct personnel are being placed. Equity provides a standard 40 hour guarantee on all temp labor personnel placed. Each requested department requirement is monitored during workflow meetings that are conducted twice a day. Additional resources are provided as appropriate to ensure departments receive proper temporary personnel.

Contacts

Manuel Frausto - Lead Recruiter - All campuses

Job Descriptions

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Desktop Support$26.98 per hour

  • Provides computer technical support service to University departments on campus by installing, configuring and troubleshooting hardware and software on desktops, laptops, mobile devices, and peripherals on both Mac and Windows platforms.
  • Interacts with customers on a regular basis at the location of the customer and Provides a high level of customer service through prompt and professional interaction, in addition to providing customer education and recommending best practices for computer use
  • Works closely with the Dedicated Desktop support Managers and the support organization to develop and execute an IT strategy that supports the business needs of the customer's department
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tier I Support Analyst - Messaging & Calendaring$25.56 per hour

  • Focuses on support for services within the Messaging and Calendaring space, including faculty/staff and student email and calendaring services
  • Interacts with and educates campus-wide web technologists and end users, including faculty, staff and students
  • Possesses the personal, organizational and communication skills necessary to provide excellent customer service in resolving highly technical issues in a higher education setting
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tier II Support Analyst - Messaging & Calendaring$28.40 per hour

  • Tier II Support provides escalation path for support issues which cannot be resolved by the Tier 1 Support (aka Service Desk), as well as a direct support path for "field" support personnel, such as Desktop Support, Academic Technology Consultants (ATCs), and Computer Support Representative (CSRs) across campus
  • Tier II will represent a higher level of expertise than Tier I Support for all services offered to the University of Colorado by Office of Information Technology, as well as a more holistic view of how the various services fit together
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Application and Database Administrator$71.00 per hour

  • Provides application and database administration, including service operations and service response
  • Ensures the 24 x 7 availability of critical enterprise level services by providing performance management, capacity planning, change management, monitoring, guidance and the response to service disruptions
  • Assists in the administration of the MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server databases in high availability operational environments. This involves assisting in deploying high-availability, fast, stable, scalable database technologies; ensuring the integrity of user data; and working as part of a larger team to provide a high-quality service to customers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

IT Facility Technician$26.98 per hour

  • Provides support and services to the academic technology spaces for the University's teaching and learning activities
  • Responsible for the design, creation, maintenance, support and operation of academic technology spaces (lecture halls, technology equipped classrooms, computing labs, team rooms, and videoconferencing facilities) along with associated infrastructure and services. In addition this unit provides videoconferencing services, cable television content distribution, and the campus student printing service
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Customer Support Coordinator$21.30 per hour

  • Responds to problem reports for accessing or for the performance of ITS & UIS services
  • First level responsibility for problem intake via walk-in, telephone or email determination and resolution
  • Asks the appropriate triage questions to accurately determine the problem/request; maintain knowledge and ability to resolve 85-95% of problems/requests or refer the problem/request to the appropriate authority initially. Prompt, effective routing or escalation of problems is required. Maintains ownership of problem/request until resolved or referred to other ITS or UIS units. Follows-up to ensure that the routing was appropriate and that an effective resolution has been reached
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

System Administrator$63.90 per hour

  • Provides system administration and operation of centrally-managed enterprise and infrastructure IT services for the University of Colorado using Windows Server platforms, as well as Linux and Solaris platforms.
  • Ensures the availability of critical services by providing performance management, capacity planning, change management, monitoring, and response to service disruptions
  • Functions as part of a team of experienced system administrators, and is expected to participate in a rotating 24x7 on-call schedule to provide after-hours support
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

IT Analyst$56.80 per hour

  • Develops and enhances computer management applications by conducting system requirement studies, analyzing processes and programs and by providing technical support and guidance
  • Coordinates all phases of project design and implementation; facilitates problem identification and solution; trains new employees as necessary in the aspects of the application business rules; establishes guidelines and standards for new campus applications
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Project Manager$63.90 per hour

  • Creation and maintenance of project schedules
  • Creation and maintenance of project plans
  • Risk management, often via identification and removal of barriers, often with the barriers being external to the project
  • Communication of project barriers and status external to the project, primarily for the purpose of removing barriers
  • Participation in the definition, maintenance and usage of PMO assets such as process descriptions, project templates, PM support tools, etc.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Senior Project Manager$78.10 per hour

  • More experienced with higher level of decision making than Project Manager
  • While the type of duties is similar to those performed at the lower level, advanced project management and technical expertise is needed to serve more complex business situations
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Maxim is the provider for temporary healthcare staffing. Maxim has several recruiters who aim to fill all requests within 24 hours of receipt. Maxim's hiring process requires potential staffing candidates to complete the following processes: licensure verification, screening tests, training, orientation, compliance training and in-service training.

Contacts

Brent Wilson - Operations Manager - Denver, Boulder, Anschutz (areas north of Castle Rock)

Jens Lundeen - Accounts Manager - Denver, Boulder, Anschutz (areas north of Castle Rock)

Brandon Eilert - Account Manager - Colorado Springs (areas south of Castle Rock)

Job Descriptions

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pharmacy Technician I$20.00 per hour

Assists the pharmacist in the assembly and preparation of all medications and medical supplies; Maintain the organization and cleanliness of the pharmacy; assist the pharmacist with administrative or clerical duties; maintain all equipment in the pharmacy such as refrigeration and monitoring systems; provide customer service and support to patients; arrange and oversee all deliveries of medications and medical supplies to patients; assist in maintaining all records and/or patient charts as required by state and federal regulations; maintain inventory levels of medications and supplies;

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pharmacy Technician II$23.00 per hour

More experienced with a minimum of 5 years of pharmacy technician experience, preferably in multiple practice settings. Duties include the same as those of Pharmacy Tech I, but may have additional and more complex tasks such as inputting orders into pharmacy databases for pharmacist review and approval, forecasting inventory and purchasing from various vendors, and supervising and training other technicians. The Pharmacy Tech II would be expected to exercise a greater level of judgment based on additional years of experience; potentially required to wear a pager and be on call 24/7

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Staff Pharmacist I$72.50 per hour

Prepare and dispense commercial and investigational medications; comply with all documentation requirements for research studies as determined by the study sponsor; provide drug information to patients and other health care providers; maintain all state and federal standards and regulations which govern the practice of pharmacy; maintain quality assurance standards in day to day dispensing and clinical operations; participate and provide pharmaceutical expertise to a multi-disciplinary healthcare team; document all clinical interactions and dispensing activity in electronic medical records or other databases; forecast and manage drug inventory; supervise pharmacy technicians or other support staff; potentially required to wear a pager and be on call 24/7

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Staff Pharmacist II$75.00 per hour

More experienced with a minimum of 5 years of pharmacy practice, preferably in multiple practice settings. Duties include the same as those of Staff Pharmacist I, but may have additional and more complex tasks, such as policy and procedure development, production of operations reports, and analysis and evaluation of pharmacy processes. The Pharmacist II would be expected to exercise a greater level of clinical and operational judgment based on additional years of experience.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Registered Nurse$49.30 per hour

Provide treatment according to standards of nursing care or by applying the principles, theories and practices of medical science; observe and report symptoms and conditions of patients; develop nursing treatment plans; take and record vital signs; educate patients and caregivers on health issues; administer medications; implement the nursing process; promote patient independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching the patient's caregivers to understand the condition, medications, and self-care skills; adhere to therapeutic standards of care and regulations set by state nursing boards or other governing agency regulations; measure health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; document patient care services by charting in patient and department records; potentially required to wear a pager and be on call 24/7

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Lab Technician$23.00 per hour

  • Organizes work by matching computer orders with specimen labeling; sorting specimens; checking labeling; logging specimens; arranging reports for delivery; keeping work surfaces clean and orderly
  • Maintains quality results by running standards and controls, verifying equipment function through routine equipment maintenance and advanced trouble shooting; calibrating equipment utilizing approved testing procedures; monitoring quality control measures and protocols
  • Serves as technical resource by participating in staff training; answering questions of other professionals; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Identifies and communicates abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse; reporting mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Phlebotomist$18.50 per hour

  • Verifies test requisitions by comparing information with nursing station log; bringing discrepancies to the attention of unit personnel
  • Obtains blood specimens by performing venipuncture and finger sticks
  • Maintains specimen integrity by using aseptic technique, following department procedures; observing isolation procedures
  • Tracks collected specimens by initialing, dating, and noting times of collection; maintaining daily tallies of collections performed
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Purchasing Agent

Madeline Souder

Supplier Relationship Specialist
Kathy Chang