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University of Utah Academic Program Manager, College of Nursing, HSCBC Division in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 11/10/2022

Requisition Number PRN32946B

Job Title Academic Program Manager

Working Title Academic Program Manager, College of Nursing, HSCBC Division

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Executive

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Somewhat flexible hours, typical business hours to meet program needs and project deadlines.

This position allows for a hybrid, flexible schedule allowing for working remotely 4-3 days a week, and 2-1 days in the office.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00989 - CON-HSCBC DIVISION

Location Anywhere Utah

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $50,000 - $60,000 annual salary

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

This position reports to the Division Chair for Health Systems and Community Based Care at the College of Nursing. The position also works closely with the Program Manager for the Division of Acute and Chronic Care. Department structure provides for two Administrative Assistants to function as supports to the two Division Program Managers. This position primarily engages with the College of Nursing Faculty to manage and administer the operations of the department programs. Accountabilities include managing faculty contract processing and administration, budget administration, engagement with academic programs and college committees for the overall running and operations of the division.

This position provides opportunities for development and promotion in a work environment that is professional, fun, and supports significant contributions and interfaces to achieve the goals of the college missions of teaching, research, practice and service in academic nursing.

This position is eligible for generous universitybenefits ( including;medical-dental-wellness coverage (\_wellness.php) , an additional immediately vested14.2% of salary employer contribution (\_401aPlan.php) to retirement (401a),paid leave ( ,paid holidays ( ,tuition assistance ( for employees and family,free UTA transport pass ( and others.

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  1. Plans, develops and establishes new efforts to meet identified faculty needs.
  2. Assists with the development and implementation of academic program, college, and university policies.
  3. In coordination with the academic program administrators, associate deans, assistant deans, track directors, and division faculty, assist in the planning and scheduling of course offerings and coverage.
  4. Works closely with Faculty Affairs Manager on administrative work of recruitment, offer and retention of faculty.
  5. Resolves a variety of complex administrative problems for faculty, staff, students and the public.
  6. Develops and administers unit budget including faculty professional and educational support funding.
  7. Assesses the past performance of faculty support programs though program evaluations.
  8. Provides administrative assistance to executive leaders as needed.
  9. Represents executives at meetings as required.
  10. May supervise the activities of support staff including planning and organizing the department workflow, conducting performance evaluations and making salary recommendations.
  11. Incumbents use independent judgement in resolving various problems that involve faculty, staff, students and the general public. Must use judgement and discretion when advising others of executive leadership’s view on policies and other issues.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

This job description is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related area plus three years of experience in budget, grant and program management or equivalency required. Develops and implements program ideas into successful academic and research programs; 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.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.