University of Utah Coordinator, Education in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/19/2017

Requisition Number PRN14035B

Job Title Coordinator, Education

Working Title Coordinator, Education | MBA Programs and Executive Education

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Primarily business hours, but may require some evenings or weekends to accommodate faculty and student support. Travel may also be required to support faculty at offsite locations.

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00033 - Executive Education

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 31,600 to 45,000

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

Provides support to faculty of theMBAprograms and Executive Education. Assists with building and quality assurance testing of course materials. Works directly with faculty, instructional designers, and students. Coordinates curriculum design, development and delivery for department, professional and/or community educational programs, including ongoing program assessment and improvement. Presents curricula, assembles presentations, prepares materials and supports or facilitates classes, workshops, seminars and other training services. Hire and manage teaching assistants.


•Plan, implement and ensure quality of classes by communicating with and making appropriate arrangements for the faculty, as well as arranging logistics for the students. This includes IT and equipment, course materials, classroom environment and any issues related to student and faculty needs for classes.

•Coordinate curriculum design, development and delivery forMBAprograms and Executive Education.

•Assist faculty of theMBAprograms and Executive Education to build course materials.

•Proof, detect, and correct graduate level course materials.

•Research, as required by the faculty.

•Create course assignments, quizzes, and exams in Canvas.

•Grading of online discussions, quizzes, papers, and exams.

•QA testing of Canvas course.

•Participate in live webinars with students.

•Assist with student support via email, phone, etc.

•Maintains and analyzes data pertaining to program participants and efficacy.

•Acts as department liaison to program participants, community members and/or external organizations.

•This position generally works independently but will also direct the work activities of teaching assistants. May assist in supporting other areas of department as needed. May be cross-trained in other programs in Executive Education department. Must be able to perform duties effectively and efficiently with little supervision and provide a high level of customer service to students, faculty and outside inquiries.

•Other duties as assigned.

*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.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education), and two years related experience required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.

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


•Three years’ experience as a classroom assistant in a related academic area, or equivalency; knowledge and understanding of a variety of teaching methods in order to adjust activities/training session to include participants; a thorough knowledge of related academic subjects in order to participate in developing classroom programs; and demonstrated knowledge of communication skills to conduct educational activities and/or training session in a clear and concise manner required. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required.

•Strong familiarity with current trends in higher education, technology-based learning platforms,MBAprograms and business education, and current business and economic issues.

•Handle multiple competing demands in an organized manner.

•Work across cultures, collaborate and interact effectively and diplomatically with persons at all levels of organizations.

•Prioritize to ensure balanced and efficient workload.

•Effectively demonstrate web-based technologies one on one and to groups.

•Interact with students and alumni with a high-quality service orientation.

•Produce high quality work with speed and accuracy.

•Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong presentation and project management skills.

•Personal computer proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint and willingness to learn new programs.

•Graduate or PhD level candidates preferred. Strong background in subject matter required. Course Topics may include Organizational Behavior, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship. Attention to detail. Ability to follow directions and meet hard deadlines. Ability to work independently and with others. Experience with Canvas a plus.

Type Benefited Staff

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 qualified applicants, upon request and 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”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, 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 for information.

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