University of Utah Office Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 01/04/2017

Requisition Number PRN06433N

Job Title Office Assistant

Working Title Office Assistant (Work Study)

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 19 hours

Full Time or Part Time?


Work Schedule Summary

M-F, 8-5pm. Flexible.

Is this a work study job? Yes

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 01237 - HCI Patient & Public Educ Dept



Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 9.62 to 17.31

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary

We are looking for a hardworking and friendly student with a work-study award to join our team. This position provides assistance to the health education staff of the Patient and Public Education program at Huntsman Cancer Institute. This program supports the Cancer Learning Center and Community Outreach and Prevention Education (COPE) programs and works in one of the most inspiring places on campus.



1.Maintains the Cancer Learning Center library collection by shelving and organizing materials, checking book drops and assisting in inventories.

2.Restocks educational displays and brochure holders.

3.Assists in the preparation of educational packets distributed to clinics.

4.Prepares and inventories materials used in educational outreach events in English and Spanish.

5.Witnesses advance directive forms for the patients and their loved ones.

6.Verifies resources online and in the community.

7.Assists with special projects related to patient and community education.

Occasional heavy lifting up to 50 lbs. Other duties may be assigned based on the needs of the department and to aid in the professional growth of the employee.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalency required. One year full-time customer service experience or equivalency, demonstrated human relation 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.


Special Instructions Summary

This job posting is only available to University of Utah students with a current Federal Work Study award. Please do not apply for this position if you do not have a current award. Before hire, this employer will confirm your eligibility.

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.