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Note: UNC will only accept application material for open positions.

State Classified Staff Positions

UNC Classified Vacancies: To view UNC vacancies, scroll down to University of Northern Colorado and select the arrow to show current positions available. Applications must be submitted by the ‘apply by’ date as instructed in the announcement.

State of Colorado Classified Application

About the State Classified Employee System

Classified employees are part of the Colorado Classified State Personnel System.   The Classified State Personnel System is a merit system, which means that all appointments and promotions to jobs in the system require applicants to apply and compete against similar standards.

The Colorado Constitution also requires that candidates for state classified jobs MUST BE RESIDENTS of Colorado, unless the State Personnel Board waives this requirement. If the residency requirement has been waived for a position it will be noted in the job announcement. In addition, only current permanent state government employees may apply for jobs listed under the Promotional/Transfer section.

Colorado State Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate for or against any applicant based on age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, or disability. All employment opportunities are open to qualified persons who are at least 16 years old (unless other age limits are required).

Job Evaluation and Compensation

Applicants and current employees can visit the following sites to find information on Class Descriptions, Job Minimum Qualifications, and Compensation Plans for the State of Colorado Classified positions.

Recruitment Staff: Kyle Mathes

Faculty Positions

The University of Northern Colorado is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/Title IX employer that is committed to a culturally diverse staff, faculty, and student body.

All Faculty and Professional Administrative Staff position require completion of the online application. Unless otherwise stated, all application materials are to be submitted through our job portal.

Faculty Vacancies

Faculty contracts are of three types and are denominated term, tenure-track, and tenure.   Academic ranks used for faculty consist of lecturer, instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, professor, and rank(s) associated with special status.  UNC requires original college transcripts to be submitted within 30 days of job offer and conducts educational verifications for faculty positions.

Recruitment Staff: Julie Nava

Professional Administrative Staff Positions

Administrative/Professional Exempt staff is defined as all non-classified employees who are not faculty.

Administrative/Professional Exempt Staff Vacancies

Recruitment Staff: Julie Nava


University of Northern Colorado has an opening for an Assistant Athletic Trainer in Greeley, CO.  Coordinate the prevention, management and rehabilitation of athletic injuries sustained by student-athletes in all UNC’s 19 varsity sport programs, serving as the primary athletic trainer for selected sports including football. Req’s incl. MS in Kinesiology, Exercise Science or Athletic Training; and functional expertise (1 year of experience) in managing care and treatment of Division I football players.  Must be Certified Athletic Trainer by The Board of Certification, Inc. Additionally, two of any of the following certifications is required: 1) Certification in the Graston Technique. Certificate of completed course of SASTM Method of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization may be accepted in lieu of Certification in the Graston Technique; 2) National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist; 3) Certified Active Release Techniques (ART) Provider; 4) Certified in Functional Movement Screen by Functional Movement Systems; 5) American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED. Functional expertise may be acquired through employment, educational programs, graduate assistantships or professional internships. Up to 5 % domestic travel required. Background check required. Resume to: Julie.Tacker@unco.edu Ref job: JT0621JH

Conditions of Employment

  • All candidates who are extended an offer of employment must complete and pass a background check. Some positions, depending on the job duties will need to complete a physical evaluation to be hired.
  • All new-hires must be able to provide proof of authorization to work in the United States within 3 days of hire.
  • All Employees are required to have direct deposit of your paycheck.
  • For positions requiring a degree, candidates must provide original transcripts within 30 days of hire.

About Greeley

Nestled between the snow-capped Rocky Mountains and the sprawling high plains just an hour’s drive north of Denver, the metro-Greeley area has a population of nearly 100,000. Its pace is comfortable, its personality eclectic, its population diverse. Located In the heart of Weld County - one of the fastest-growing areas in Colorado - Greeley provides access to an abundance of housing choices, job opportunities and cultural, recreational and entertainment amenities. You'll find all the major retailers and chain restaurants, great locally-owned shops and restaurants, and have easy access to a wide variety of Colorado adventures, whether you’re into skiing, hiking, camping, horseback riding, shopping or just exploring new vistas.

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