Job Information

University of Utah American Indian Resource Center Program Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/14/2022

Requisition Number PRN30986B

Job Title Coordinator, Administrative Program

Working Title American Indian Resource Center Program Coordinator

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

May be asked to adjust working hours to reflect necessary organizational needs. Some nights and weekends may be included.

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00010 - American Indian Resource Ctr

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $47,000 - $49,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

This position will support the social integration and academic skills development of Native students and will be reporting to the director of the American Indian Resource Center. This position will focus on community outreach, belonging, and academic engagement of Native students by planning and coordinating the C.I.R.C.L.E Scholars program at the AIRC . This position will support the engagement and development of students’ personal and cultural assets to ensure a rich college experience all while setting them up for post-graduation success.


  1. Maintain impact data along with gathering EDI key performance indicators and metrics for belonging, retention, graduation
  2. Coordinate impact assessment for all initiates
  3. Carry out strategies to ensure sense of belonging for Native students
  4. Coordinate community outreach and on campus engagement for Native students.
  5. Work closely with CESB PISA Advisor and Native student Outreach
  6. Support the AIRC in event logistics, established timelines, required materials, support services, publicity and other programming, events, workshop needs
  7. Plan, coordinate, and implement services support such as student recruitment, job skills assessment, job placement, special events, etc
  8. Plans joint events with other college departments and programs, and with outside business and community representatives that support students


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It 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.

Problem Solving

This position provides independent coordination and decision making for all activities of a specified program. The program outcome often impacts the University as a whole. Acts as a liaison between internal and external constituencies involved in program activities. Problems arising from these coordination efforts will be addressed by the incumbent who will refer to the manager for issues outside of program policy and procedure guidelines.

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 field plus one year directly related experience or equivalency required (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education).

Demonstrated understanding of Native student needs for cultural and academic engagement

Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make decisions related to program content. Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize conflicting deadlines. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

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

Previous work experience in student success, program building and implementation, or educational experience, community building, or advising encouraged.

Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge

Ability to work independently and in a team


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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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.