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University of Utah Associate Director - Advancement, Ops & Admin, College of Nursing in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/18/2022

Requisition Number PRN31467B

Job Title Assoc Dir, Administration

Working Title Associate Director - Advancement, Ops & Admin, College of Nursing

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Executive

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01646 - CON ADVANCEMENT

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $64,000 - $78,000 annual salary

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Directs the operations and administration of staffing, donor and alumni relations, and financial management functions in areas including (but not limited to) administrative services, federal or state compliance, and other general business services. Supports the University of Utah’s goals and mission. Collaborates with University of Utah Advancement personnel to assure accurately process gifts and produce report. Responds to the University of Utah Health Science Advancement.

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Essential Functions

1. Develops and implements Advancement processes consistent with the University of Utah’s and College of Nursing’s goals and objectives

2. Manages Advancement Office budget, estimates budgetary requirements for special projects and oversees purchases and inventory

3. Implements and administers new and existing Development Office programs and services to internal and external stake holders. Evaluates program effectiveness

4. Assumes authority and performs functions of the Director of Advancement in her absence

5. Participates in the development and interpretation of department polices to ensure compliance with the University’s policies and regulatory requirements. Ensures compliance with Federal and state regulations

6. Establishes internal objectives and implements procedures to meet goals. Assists in setting college level advancement short and long-term goals

7. Supervises two to three Advancement Office staff

8. Facilitates relationships with alumni, donor and representatives in community

9. Authorizes purchases and or acquisition of supplies, promotional products specific to advancement.

10. Serves as part of the Advancement team

11. Plans and executes advancement events within specified details such as catering, transportation event space etc

12. Identifies information on bio maintenance, organizational contacts, etc. to ensure information is accurate in the development database

13. Processes incoming gifts, produces and reconciles gift reports monthly

14. Stewards donors in accordance with standard University processes

15. Other duties as required

Problem Solving

A major responsibility for the person filling this position, is to understand the needs of the College of Nursing’s Advancement Office, including its goals, daily operations, administration, and expected outcomes.

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 Business or Public Administration, a related area, or equivalency required; plus six years of progressively more responsible management experience; and demonstrated leadership, human relations and effective communication skills also required. Master’s degree in Business Administration or related area preferred. This position is not responsible for providing patient care. Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Type Benefited Staff

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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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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.