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


Open Date 06/27/2017

Requisition Number PRN06971N

Job Title Coordinator, Project

Working Title Coordinator, Project-Nadkarni Lab

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 15-19 per week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00116 - Biology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $15/hour

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary


1.Coordinates procedural matters regarding the day-to day operations of an academic, research or administrative project.

2.Plans and implements procedural changes/modifications for the project.

3.Monitors expenditures to ensure compliance within prescribed budget parameters.

4.May assist in the preparation of grant proposals, research materials, and outreach publications.

5.Maintains or oversees the maintenance of project records, lists or files. Prepares related reports and performs evaluation of project effectiveness.

6.Provides information to students, faculty, staff, and government and community agencies regarding the policies and procedures of the project or department.

7.May assist in development of presentations on the project.

8.May take meeting minutes and action items during meetings and performs basic follow-up

9.May monitor the progress of project participants, provide counseling, and administer examinations or tests.

10.May provide computer support for departmental/project objectives and determine appropriate software needed.

11.May coordinate seminars, workshops, luncheons and other meetings on topics within the scope of the project.

12.May act as the University’s representative for this field or specialty area when contacting other departments and outside organizations.


Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1.Gather information and draft materials on various science topics for bi-monthly science lectures at:

1.Juvenile Justice Facilities

2.Salt Lake County Metro Jail

3.Utah State Prison

ii.Preparation of reading materials for participants to use once the program is over (Jail, Prison)

iii.Preparation of activities for students to participate in once the program is over (Juvenile Justice Facilities)

2.Work with Program Manager to schedule meetings with stakeholders

3.Work with Program Manager to coordinate project schedules

4.FacilitateJJSlectures taking lecturer to and fromJJSfacilities

5.Gather information and draft materials on various science topics for weekly or bi-monthly science lectures at juvenile justice facilities.

This will include:

i.Reading materials or activities for students to use once the program is over

ii.Opportunities for students to explore additional resources online

iii.Materials teachers could incorporate into future lesson plans in class

6.Assist with development and maintenance of the Juvenile Justice Science Program website.

i.Uploading relevant content

ii.Making the website a useful tool for educators and students

iii.Creating awareness of our program around the UU campus, Salt Lake City, and Utah

7.Prepare event flyers to advertise science program at juvenile justice facilities.

8.Assist with database management of program evaluation and attendance.

9.Maintain a database video footage and photographs.

10.Provide input and support when scientists are crafting their lecture for students.

11.Help with other projects and activities to support this program as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Six years related experience or equivalency (1 year of college education is equivalent to 2 years of related work experience). Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required. Bachelor’s degree in a related area is preferred.

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


•An interest in education and science

•Strong writing and communication skills

•Ability to work independently on assigned projects

•Ability to work collaboratively with multiple populations and organizations

•Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; knowledge of Adobe design products

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.