Employment at Mines

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Employment at Mines

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Colorado School of Mines, the first public institution of higher learning to open its doors in Colorado, has an international reputation for excellence in engineering and applied sciences. We are committed to serving the people of Colorado, our nation and the global community in the development and stewardship of the Earth's resources.

Among our staff of more than 800 people, you will find scholars, research and finance professionals, IT professionals, labor and trades workers, administrative assistants, athletics and student life professionals, and a host of other dedicated individuals who want a career with a world-renowned institution. The job opportunities at Mines are as diverse as its employees. No matter the job or the responsibilities, the hard work of our faculty and staff make a vital contribution to the overall quality of life at Mines.

At Mines, you will work with highly committed and intelligent people. You will find career opportunity and encouragement. In addition to our outstanding benefits, you will experience a diverse environment in which to learn and grow.


Colorado School of Mines is located in Golden, Colo., in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Golden is a western suburb of Denver and part of the Denver metropolitan area. Golden and Jefferson County are home to some of the best outdoor recreation in the nation. The Denver metropolitan area offers an abundance of cultural events, museums, theaters and sporting venues. An arid climate and an average 300 days of sunshine per year make the area an ideal place to live, work and play.

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Mines is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its campus community.  Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Read our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Letter

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The Clery Act and Campus Security Report

The Colorado School of Mines Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report contains valuable information for all campus community members. The report is designed to inform you of campus crime and fire statistics and provide security policy statements as required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (the Clery Act), a federal law requiring institutions of higher education to annually disclose this information. For a printable PDF version, please click here: Campus Security and Fire Safety Report

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. The university will provide prospective students a printed copy upon request.




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