University of Utah Health Special Events Assistant in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and following through with details for events, conferences, educational seminars or receptions. This position will coordinate the design and development of event materials and will coordinate activities pertaining to the event.

This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.


  • Coordinates arrangements for the event such as scheduling, catering, creating advertising materials, transportation, ordering event supplies, and equipment.

  • Assists with construction, installation, and maintenance of exhibits and displays.

  • Designs and produces graphics, specific promotional and print oriented materials, scenery, educational materials, and miscellaneous materials.

  • Assists in evaluating program effectiveness and making adjustments for future events.

  • Operates equipment including projectors, cameras, and computers and also troubleshoots audio visual equipment and/or seeks assistance for technical support.

  • Maintains files, records, and computer database on event details and participants.

  • Maintains a cost analysis report for each event.

  • May participate in the preparation of accreditation reports and reviews.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Ability to troubleshoot basic problems in audio visual equipment and computer or software setup.

  • Ability to visualize and execute concepts and ideas into descriptive visual materials in varying formats.

  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal, writing, and presentation skills.




  • Associate’s degree in a related field, or equivalency.

Qualifications (Preferred):


Prior experience working with adapted recreation for SCI and other patient populaitons is requred

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalency.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves light work that may exert up to 20 pounds and may consistently require light work involving lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects .

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Climbing, Crawling, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

Requisition Number 26010

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Part-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule part time

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Patient Care? No


State UT


Category Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.