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

Open Date 04/29/2021

Requisition Number PRN25977B

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

Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00296 - Registrar's Office

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $14.26

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.


1. Data entry, filing, and interaction with students, campus agencies, and the general public concerning registration, records maintenance, transcripts, and graduation.

2. Assists students and the university community with registration/graduation issues, resolves concerns, and provides registration/graduation information.

3. Records, monitors, and verifies required data and information into student database and information systems.

4. Ensures compliance with university/office policies and procedures, and federal regulations to maintain the accuracy and integrity of academic records.

5. Processes degree applications for prospective graduates and notifies candidates of deficiencies of completion of requirements by clearing students for graduation.

6. Generates reports and statistics and performs miscellaneous job-related 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.

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.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

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: 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”). 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.