Job Information

University of Utah Communications & Outreach Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/12/2022

Requisition Number PRN12467N

Job Title UU Student - Other

Working Title Communications & Outreach Coordinator

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 10-15 hours/week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

  • Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • 10-15 hours/week.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • A hybrid schedule of remote/in-person is an option.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 02114 - SASI

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $15.00/hr

Close Date

Job Summary

The communications & outreach coordinator will create and distribute content that helps inform the campus community about Student Affairs’ strategic initiatives, as well as the many services provided by the 20 student-facing departments in Student Affairs at the University of Utah. The position will support social media marketing and campaign creation, write blog posts, and put together content for marketing materials. This position will also help coordinate and staff orientation events, communicating to new and transfer students, as well as parents and families, about the services provided through Student Affairs.

This position is work-study eligible. However, it is open to all students, regardless of work-study status.

About Student Affairs

Student Affairs ( is comprised of over 20 departments and is focused on supporting student well-being and success with the ultimate goal of assisting students in discovering their passion, people, and purpose. To that end, we aim to foster an environment that encourages employees to embrace innovative service delivery methods to best meet the needs of our students. As a result, students have the opportunity to participate in the creation of campus culture, collaboratively working alongside professional staff, student leaders, and academic partners.

Student Affairs is committed to the grounding of our programs, procedures, and policies in the tenets of anti-racism and inclusion. We recognize the continued importance of education and accountability that promote equity and social justice. Our expectation is that all employees are engaged in this work to create a welcoming environment that supports the success of both students and staff and ensures they have the opportunity to be fully incorporated into university life.


Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the coordination of planning, production, and distribution of marketing content.
  • Help inform students about Student Affairs programs and resources through class presentations and tabling events.
  • Write content for social media posts, blog posts, presentations, and more.
  • Work closely with the Graphic Designer and Communications & Marketing Manager to develop consistent branding and campaigns across Student Affairs.

Minimum Qualifications

University of Utah student with experience and/or strong interest in copywriting, website management, social media, and strategic communications.


Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Special Instructions Summary

This position is work-study eligible. However, it is open to all students, regardless of work-study status.

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.