Job Information

University of Utah Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/19/2022

Requisition Number PRN31533B

Job Title Associate Vice President

Working Title Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services

Job Grade EXE

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

Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

VP Area President

Department 00433 - Auxiliary Services - Campus

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range Commensurate with experience

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The University of Utah

Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services

Founded in 1850, the University of Utah (U of U) is a public, top-tier research 1 university serving Utah and the global community. As the state’s flagship university, the U of U is classified among “Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity” and is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities ( AAU ). Residing on 1,535 acres in the vibrant state capital of Salt Lake City, the University serves over 34,000 students engaged in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. With 18 colleges and schools and more than 100 departments/divisions, the University of Utah offers more than 80 undergraduate majors, with nearly as many minors and certificates. For graduate students, the well-regarded S.J. Quinney College of Law, College of Engineering, College of Education, and David Eccles School of Business all offer degree programs. The U of U School of Medicine, particularly well regarded for its primary care program, is the only medical school in the state. University of Utah Health comprises 12 health centers and four hospitals in 16 locations. The Utah Asia Campus was established in 2014 and is located in Songdo International Business District in South Korea; students attending the Utah Asia Campus find the same world-class U.S. academic experience offered at the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City.

The Position

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer ( CFO ), the Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services ( AVP ) oversees and manages the strategic leadership and executive direction of the Auxiliary Services Division and serves as a member of the CFO’s executive leadership team. The Auxiliary Services Division consists of five auxiliary enterprise departments: the University Campus Store, Commuter Services (parking, transportation, and shuttles), University Student Apartments (1,000+ residential apartments), Stadium & Arena Event Services (51,444-seat Rice-Eccles Stadium and the 15,000-seat Jon M. Huntsman Special Event Center), and Auxiliary Business Development. The AVP also administers two service and general fund support departments, Print & Mail Services and UCard Services (campus ID cards), along with a central auxiliary IT and facilities unit. In all, Auxiliary Services oversees more than one million square feet of revenue-producing space and multiple online storefronts. This position requires outreach, leadership, and interaction with leaders of the Utah business community and legislature. The AVP is responsible for a professional staff of approximately 640, including seven direct reports, and manages annual operating budgets totaling more than $75 million, comprised of auxiliary business revenues, service unit revenues, and state funding.

Application and Nomination

Review of applications will begin August 12, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at .Nominations for this position may be emailed to J. Scott Derrick at . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895 or email .

Visit the University of Utah website at .

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.


Minimum Qualifications

A master’s degree in business administration, finance, public administration, a related field, or the equivalency is required, as well as progressively responsible management experience and demonstrated leadership, human relations, and effective communication skills. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to perform the essential functions of this job as outlined above. Previous experience in higher education auxiliary services is preferred.


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


Online reports may be submitted at

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.