Job Information

University of Utah APRN Workforce Study Intern in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 03/05/2021

Requisition Number PRN10985N

Job Title OCHE Specialist

Working Title APRN Workforce Study Intern

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 20

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

20 hours per week, not to exceed 30 hours in an average week over a month.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 01379 - USHE Comissioner

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $20 - $22/hr

Close Date

Job Summary

This position will work closely with the Director of Workforce Research and Utah Nursing Workforce Information Center housed within the Utah System of Higher Education.



●Assist team in conducting a survey of all licensed APRNs, CNMs and CRNAs in Utah in 2021 using established process.

●Conduct a thorough literature review of important policy and current issues facing the APRN workforce.

●Develop analysis of relevant and available data sources based on literature review to supplement survey data.

●Build a statistical projection model of workforce growth by profession.

●Produce a clearly written and understandable report of analysis.

●Assist team in design/ building data visualizations and dashboards for analysis and report.

●Brief/ make oral presentations to policy makers, legislators, administrators and other healthcare stakeholders on findings.

●Complete project within a 9-month to one-year timeframe.

Required skills:

●Ability to explain complex ideas in simple language to a diverse audience of health professionals, policy makers, and stakeholders.

●Ability to work in a small, supportive team environment involving teaching and mentoring of team members and interns.

●Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy and independence while maintaining communication and coordination toward common goals and timelines.

●Ability to communicate and maintain relationships with various outside stakeholders in the healthcare industry through a study advisory committee.


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.

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, or equivalency; two years related experience; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.


Current Masters or PhD students in Nursing or Health Informatics, Public Administration, Nursing, Public Policy, Public Health or other related areas required.

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


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( 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.