Job Information

University of Utah Coordinator, Curriculum in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 01/08/2024

Requisition Number PRN37350B

Job Title Coordinator, Administrative Program

Working Title Coordinator, Curriculum

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday, business hours. Hybrid work arrangements are available.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01471 - SOM Curriculum

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $41,000-$43,000/annually

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Curriculum Coordinator with theU of U School of Medicine Curriculum ( team plans and implements all aspects of the Longitudinal Integrated Curriculum ( LIC ), which includes interfacing between students, preceptors, and course directors, interpreting program policies, advising course director, faculty, and students on procedures.

Our generousUniversity staff benefits package ( includes but is not limited to: health care and dental plan options, tuition reduction, UTA pass (Bus, TRAX , & FrontRunner), paid holidays, paid leave time, employer and employee paid retirement, and more!

The Health Resources & Services Administration ( HRSA ) is the primary federal agency for improving access to healthcare services for people who are uninsured, isolated, or medically vulnerable. HRSA is supporting the University of Utah School of Medicine to develop LICs. Funding from HRSA for this project expires on June 30, 2027, and financial support for this position cannot be assured after that time and may be terminated.


  1. Co-creates and manages multiple complex student schedules/calendars with regard to both clinical and didactic experiences, including scheduling orientations, transition weeks, and exams.
  2. Acts as the contact for LIC students, faculty, staff, and preceptors, with regards to all aspects of the LIC , in conjunction with the LIC director and Phase 2 Director.
  3. Works in conjunction with the LIC directors and Phase 2 Director to ensure completion of all relevant clerkship goals, objectives, and requirements.
  4. Coordinates small group/didactic sessions by scheduling dates, rooms, facilitators, and substitutes; monitors attendance and reports absences.
  5. Oversees and coordinates student information on the Canvas site, ensuring the upload of all relevant course materials, reading assignments, objectives, announcements, etc. provided by faculty and course directors; acts as liaison between course directors, faculty, and students to ensure effective communication and understanding of requirements.
  6. Obtains assignments from students and sends reminders to students (via canvas and email).
  7. Ensures accurate posting of grades; generates exam reports to measure student and question performance for course directors.
  8. Tracks and collects evaluations from preceptors; communicates changes to the evaluation process and ensures timely collection, accuracy, and filing of evaluation forms; enters grades in the system and corrects discrepancies.
  9. Coordinates materials for faculty development sessions and LIC team meetings, including developing agendas and minutes. Schedules virtual or in-person meetings (with reservation of rooms as indicated).
  10. Performs other related duties as assigned.


This job description 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 plus one year directly related experience or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience). Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make decisions related to program content. Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize conflicting deadlines. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


This role requires flexibility, adaptability, and responsiveness.

Candidates earning their bachelor’s degree this semester should indicate “Yes” they have a related degree or equivalency. For candidates without a Bachelor’s degree and/or working toward a Bachelor’s degree, equivalent work experience will be accepted; please also indicate “Yes” you have a related degree or equivalency.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly 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 ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

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