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Get Paid $1,384.62 Biweekly for Data Entry! (Entry Level)

ICS Data Entry Specialist (Entry Level)

Requisition Number: 39415 Location: Boulder, Colorado Employment Type: Classified Staff Schedule: Full-Time Posting Close Date: 25-May-2022 Date Posted: 18-May-2022

Job Summary The Institute of Cognitive Science is encouraging applications to fill an Accounting Technician I position in Finance & Research support. The Institute is growing – we are looking for a diligent, full-time data entry specialist to add to our team. The successful candidate will help facilitate a high energy research institute in supporting all back-end purchasing activities. 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.

Who We Are The University of Colorado is home to world class researchers and facilities in Cognitive Neuroscience, with strengths in executive function, learning, memory, language, and social cognition. The Department of Psychology & Neuroscience includes programs in Behavioral Neuroscience; Behavioral, Psychiatric, and Statistical Genetics, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, and Social Psychology. ICS spans and connects researchers from nine departments – Psychology & Neuroscience; Computer Science; Education; Information Science; Integrative Physiology; Linguistics; Philosophy; Architecture and Planning; and Speech, Language and Hearing – and offers 2 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs as well as certificate programs in Cognitive Science and Human Language Technology.

The Institute of Cognitive Science (ICS) ( is an interdisciplinary unit that fosters rich scientific interchange across researchers from a broad range of fields. Its mission is to understand and enhance human cognition, learning, and development through the creation of interdisciplinary partnerships.

ICS hosts the Intermountain Neuroimaging Consortium, the university’s neuroimaging center ( It consists of a Siemens Prisma scanner with multi-band capability, special shielding for high-quality data acquisition, dedicated operations, and technical staff, and a myriad of interface devices for providing stimuli and recording responses. Importantly, it also maintains a high-performance computational cluster as well as a data archiving facility to support data collection, storage, and analysis, all of which are supported by data scientists.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be:

  • Work closely with the ICS Finance Team and Grant Managers in data entry directly related to purchasing, petty cash, travel reimbursements and any other routine form completion assistance that may be needed. In addition, this position may assist with the electronic filing of financial records.

  • Use the Concur system to enter purchase and reimbursement data as received, considering monthly deadlines.

  • Data entry to process forms for stipends, subject payments, etc. in response to the efforts of the research teams.

  • Track and follow up as needed until the multi-step process is completed.

  • Maintain all record keeping in accordance with ICS processes and sponsored project requirements.

  • Continually develop knowledge of compliance and sponsored project recordkeeping/compliance procedures.

What You Should Know: The position is envisioned as a remote work position at the current time but may support a hybrid (in-person/remote) structure in the future.

This is a Classified position and requires candidates to have a residency in Colorado.

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to align with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

  • The annual hiring rate for this position is $34,200.00-$36,000.00.


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. Be Statements Be excited. Be successful. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Must be a resident of Colorado.

  • One year of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position.

  • Appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

What You Will NeedWhat You Will Need

  • Strong working knowledge of standard computer desktop applications (primarily Microsoft Office and Adobe).

  • Has dependable internet connectivity.

  • Is extremely detail oriented.

  • Able to organize work as needed to meet cyclical monthly deadlines.

  • A strong ability to collaborate on shared tasks and close attention to detail.

  • Good teamwork skills and the ability to work independently.

  • Ability to complete tasks thoroughly and consistently after procedures are learned.

  • Ability to manage multiple, ongoing tasks, and to respond professionally to interruptions and adjustments to priorities.

  • Willingness to continually build knowledge of the position and Institute procedures.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Experience with Concur, CU MarketPlace, and Adobe Pro.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. A current resume. Must include date ranges and whether full time or part time work.

  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.

  3. DD-214 for veteran applicants.

  • Qualified veterans are eligible for veteran’s preference points within the State classified system. If you are a veteran and would like to have your DD214 evaluated to determine your eligibility for preference points, please attach a copy of your DD214 to this posting. If you do not wish to upload a DD214, please email a copy to or send via fax at 303-492-4693 and reference the job to which you are applying.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time. Please apply by May 25th, 2022 for consideration. Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

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