Job Information

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


Open Date 10/19/2023

Requisition Number PRN36691B

Job Title Academic Program Manager

Working Title Academic Program Manager

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

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01431 - Athletic Training Program

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 39300 to 60000 DOE

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

We are seeking a motivated candidate with skills to organize, direct, and control aspects of the

Master of Athletic Training program in the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic

Training. This position requires initiative, energy, strong communication skills, and exceptional

people skills. Aspects of program management may include managing financial records, hiring,

supply ordering, student records, and accreditation reports


• This position supports the day-to-day operations of the Master of Athletic Training program.

• Under the direction of program leadership, administers budgets and manages resources (e.g., money, space, staff, supplies, etc.).

• Maintains budget records, such as reconciling accounts and preparing expenditure statements; documentation of purchases made on P-Card.

• Assists with the University hiring processes for department hires.

• Supports faculty, staff, and students in making travel arrangements, including flights, hotel reservations, conference registrations.

• Assists recruiting and admissions for the Master of Athletic Training.

• Assist in preparing external accreditation documents.

• Assists the program with meetings and program events, including scheduling, room reservations, e-mail contacts, event catering and logistics, minute taking.

• Assists program with planning and implementation of student educational seminars, student workshops, and outreach activities with prospective students and academic partners.

• Works and interacts with others in and outside the department and central administration.

• Answers telephones and gives information to callers, takes messages, or transfers calls to appropriate individuals.

• Greets visitors and communicates with students, faculty, staff and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, and address complaints.

• 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.

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.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related area plus three years of experience in budget, grant and program management or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) 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.


Experience in budgeting or managing financial records

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)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

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. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.