University of Utah Education Staff Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 02/23/2015

Requisition Number PRN04219N

Job Title Education Staff Assistant

Working Title Course Facilitator / TA, Online Programs

Job Grade 007

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time?


Work Schedule Summary

Schedule varies depending on course and instructor needs. Daily check-in required to keep up-to-date with course and students.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area

Department 00033 - Executive Education



Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $9.28 to 16/hr

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary

Provides support to faculty of theMBAOnline program. Assists with building and quality-assurance testing of online course materials. Works directly with faculty, instructional designers, and students.


Assist faculty of theMBAOnline program to build new course materials in Canvas.

Proof, detect and correct graduate-level finance course materials

Create course assignments, quizzes, and exams in Canvas

Grading of online discussions, quizzes, papers, and exams

Assist with QA testing of Canvas course

Participate in live webinars with students

Assist with student support via email, phone, etc.

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

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 of different ages; a thorough knowledge of related academic subjects in order to participate in developing classroom activities/programs; and demonstrated knowledge of teaching methods and communication skills to conduct educational activities and/or training sessions in a clear and concise manner required. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required.

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


Graduate or PhD level candidates preferred. Strong background in subject matter required. Course Topics include Organizations 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.

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.