Job Information

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

Details

Open Date 08/04/2022

Requisition Number PRN12786N

Job Title Academic Program Support Specialist

Working Title Academic Program Support Specialist

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Either mornings 8am – 12pm or afternoons 1pm – 5pm

Hybrid schedule may be available after the required training period is complete.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00296 - Registrar's Office

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $15.48

Close Date

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

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.

Preferences

2-3 years data entry experience or related equivalency, proficiency in the use of computer equipment and programs. Familiarity with PeopleSoft preferred. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are required.

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

Special Instructions Summary

Hybrid schedule may be available after the required training period is complete.

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

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) 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.