Job Information

University of Utah Computer Technician in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 06/10/2021

Requisition Number PRN26471B

Job Title Computer Technician

Working Title Computer Technician

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm, or as arranged

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00301 - Academic Advising Center

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $16 - $19/hr

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The individual in this position is a key member of the Academic Advising Center team.

Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, they will work to ensure that we have continuous and optimal technical tools that support our efforts. The individual must demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a diverse group of professionals, demonstrate a record of being able to learn new technologies and an understanding of how to assist others to adapt to those technologies that impact the delivery of advising. Effective written and oral communication skills in combination with strong technical skills are paramount for success in this position.


1.Contribute to the department through technology to support the mission that focuses on student success and goal attainment

2.Evaluate, select, and maintain computers and equipment for the department. Contribute to the decision-making process for acquisitions for technology within the office. This includes hardware (computers, monitors, printers) and software. Provide daily desktop support as well as training and documentation. Coordinate with Student Affairs Support as needed.

3.Student Records Database – Assist Director of Operations in testing, staff support and data processing for various programs within the Academic Advising Center

4.Learning Management System / Appointment Management System — serve as additional technical support within the department

5.Media Support — facilitate audio-visual support for various events

6.Participate in departmental staff meetings and retreats to facilitate use of technology in a style that encourages all members of the team to embrace the possibilities

7.Assist in maintaining department webpages

8.Other projects as assigned

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

Associate’s degree in a computer related field and two years of experience or equivalency recommended. Demonstrated computer skills, human relations and effective communication skills are required.


Bachelor’s degree

Background in desktop support and web page development and maintenance Experience in a higher education setting (work)

Experience with MS operating systems and software

Experience with administrative computing systems such as PeopleSoft or Banner

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, ( 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.