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University of Utah Academic Program Support Specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 12/23/2020

Requisition Number PRN24977B

Job Title Academic Program Support Specialist

Working Title Academic Program Support Specialist

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00295 - Office of Admissions

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $13.58 per hour

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Assists students in specific program areas regarding academic policy and procedure which aids students in making decisions regarding financial aid opportunity, graduation requirements, department requirements, general University information, and manages students’ University records in a specific academic area by performing clerical activities to maintain students’ files.

Responsibilities

Provides policy interpretation for students regarding financial aid, class and graduation requirements, processing academic-related paperwork, and University procedures. Reviews students’ applications for financial aid, admissions into academic programs, or other academic applications, to insure the paperwork is complete and accurate. Depending on the academic area, this position may provide guidance for students regarding the different types of financial aid available, program areas being offered, or other areas related to academic services.

Monitors students’ academic files to insure information is complete and updated by filling in information and changing records when applicable. Prepares paperwork for Student Services and maintains daily records and reports pertaining to specific academic areas. May arrange classroom usage and order text books for classes being offered each quarter in academic areas. May perform limited general office duties as required.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Three years of general office experience, one of which in an academic setting; and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required. College coursework in a related area is preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Related to COVID -19, this is not a remote position. Staff are required to be in the office on a rotating skeleton crew schedule. Until the University of Utah has provided updated health safety guidelines, the majority of the business work days will be completed remotely.

In order to perform the job responsibilities remotely, reliable internet connection and a Windows PC are required. Staff are responsible for providing their own laptop or desktop and internet connection while working from home¬compensation for these services are not provided. The majority of on-boarding and new employee training will be conducted virtually via Zoom.”

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: employment@utah.edu 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: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

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.

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