University of Utah Manager, Program in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/08/2017

Requisition Number PRN14425B

Job Title Manager, Program

Working Title Manager, Marketing and Communications

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

M-F 8:00-5:00 (exempt position).

Will require some evening and weekend hours.

VP Area President

Department 00326 - Alumni Association

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $ 38,000.00 - $ 44,900.00

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

Position reports to the marketing director and is responsible for marketing Association memberships, alumni events, alumni travel, Alumni House rentals and managing other marketing projects as needed. Position will also be responsible for making sure that the tasks associated with the execution of the Association’s communication, public relations, and business development plans and programs are completed on schedule.


Manages and coordinates Association membership program, marketing and development tasks, including the following tasks:

•Work with and oversee membership mailing vendor; represent sales and marketing of memberships at key alumni events

•Coordinate with outside sponsors, and internal clients requesting marketing tasks for events, fundraising and programs

•Manage marketing projects to ensure that tasks are completed on time, on schedule, on budget and within quality parameters

•Assist in the planning and coordination of print, broadcast and online communication, including coordinating direct mail drops and email blasts with our social media efforts

•Regularly scrutinize website, social pages and posts for needed content updates, errors and omissions

•Oversee and develop programs and premiums to promote Association membership, working directly with outside suppliers and our internal team

•Assist director of marketing in implementing the overall communication and brand strategy for the Alumni Association, and develop and produce campaigns to engage alumni with Association programming and fundraising efforts

•Develop and produce marketing materials to promote scholarship program via our U license plate program

•Implement and oversee market research and utilize this information to assist in the creation of alumni programs to meet alumni needs and encourage their participation in the Association’s membership program

•Develop and produce relevant reports, including member benefits usage, website user behavior, email test results, and Google Analytics on website and e-newsletter. Update membership app content. Other duties as assigned by director of marketing.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus two years of related experience or equivalency. 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.


•Experience with direct mail and electronic marketing and communication

•Experience with strategizing, planning and implementing marketing campaigns

•Demonstrated knowledge of membership programs and market research

•Excellent organizational, writing and communication skills

•Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively

•Outstanding people skills and experience collaborating and working with a team

•Working knowledge of computer software, including Word, Adobe CS and Excel.

•Alumnus/a of the University of Utah and/or experience on U of U campus.

•Three years’ experience marketing a non-profit entity.

•Graphic design skills and Google Analytics certification 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.