University of Utah Clerk in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/02/2017

Requisition Number PRN06792N

Job Title Clerk

Working Title Clerk

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week up to 19 hours per week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm depending on departmental needs.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00350 - Payables Production

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 11.22

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary

Greets and assists visitors in person or over the telephone. Provides general office support. Preforms repetitive and non-repetitive clerical accounting tasks which require knowledge of a variety of accounting codes and processes.


Greets visitors, answers telephones and directs customers to appropriate person, office or solution.

Answers questions about the organization and associated activities.

Helps customers locate or request payments.

Processes and distributes mail.

Performs routine accounting work by following prescribed accounting procedures.

Performs basic maintains on printers and other office equipment; arranges for service calls as needed.

Creates and maintains files.

Compiles and prepares financial and business transaction data for processing.

Reviews invoices and payment request forms for completeness and accuracy.

Compares voucher data against source documents to verify accuracy.

Schedules and arranges meetings.

Orders office supplies.

Assists with preparing statements, reports, and correspondence

Assists with data entry tasks.

Prepares journal entries in the accounting system.

The incumbents in this position are expected to become familiar with the department’s policies and procedures. They are also required to develop a working knowledge of departmental organizations and their procedures in order to assist faculty, staff and students with Accounts Payable related issues.

• This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

One year of general office experience, or equivalency; effective communication skills, and a commitment to provide excellent customer service required.

A hiring department may require a minimum typing ability.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.