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Boulder, Colorado

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University Staff



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Job Summary

The Division of Health and Wellness at CU-Boulder encourages applications for a pharmacist! The pharmacist position provides pharmaceutical services and care for the pharmacy through providing quality pharmaceutical services and meeting professional and educational goals of the institution along with ensuring high quality and ethical standards. In addition, this position provides academic service as an educational training site for pharmacy students and is responsible for providing quality customer service and ensuring compliance with all applicable federal and state regulations along with accreditation and administration standards. This position is also responsible for helping to supervise pharmacy technicians and other assistants within the pharmacy and assists in various clinical and academic projects.

Who We Are

The Division of Health and Wellness understands and is committed to the unique health concerns of our student population, making us an unparalleled source of advocacy for student wellness at CU Boulder. 

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Clinical Services

  • Provide direct patient pharmaceutical care within licensed scope of practice.
  • Make appropriate us of other clinical services in decision making in accordance with the standards of practice.
  • Maintain current and appropriate pharmacist credentials including Pharmacist License with accredited continuing education to acquire and maintain this license.

Purchasing of Pharmaceuticals

  • Utilize the wholesale ordering system to purchase medications, legend and retail. Understand return policies and contract obligations.
  • Monitor the cost of these purchases being fiscally responsible at all times.

Other Department Interfaces

  • Work with the Clinical Translational research Center (CTRC) to meet their pharmacy needs regarding IV admixtures (sterile compounding) and controlled trials.
  • Work with the CU Athletic Department to organize and coordinate their use of the pharmacy and the monthly billings.

Preceptor for Pharmacy Students

  • Participate as a preceptor-site for P4 pharmacy students from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
  • Provide mentorship and development of these students.
  • Provide evaluation through the SSPPS tool.

What You Should Know

This position will work full-time for 10 months (academic year) and part-time (50%) for 2 months in the summer (June & July). 

What We Can Offer

Salary starts at $104,000 annually.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  •  RPh or Pharm D degree.
  • Unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in the State of Colorado by date of hire.
  • Eligibility to obtain pharmacy liability insurance.
  • Current BLS certification by date of hire.
  • Immunization Certification within 6 months.
  • Oral Contraceptive Prescribing Certification within 6 months.

What You Will Need

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Flexibility, change management and continual improvement.
  • Collaboration, organizational, communication and partnering skills.
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusivity.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain good working relationships within a highly diverse organization.
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work well on a team.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service and effective problem-solving skills.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Retail and community pharmacy operations experience.
  • Experience with pharmacy insurance and the complexities of pharmacy billing.
  • Team-focused experience.
  • High functioning reasoning and judgement.
  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. A current resume.
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by December 10, 2019 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.