Job Information

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


Open Date 05/24/2023

Requisition Number PRN35090B

Job Title Coordinator, Marketing & Communications

Working Title Coordinator, Marketing & Communications

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 20

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Flexible schedule, 20 hours/week

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00070 - College of Fine Arts-Dean

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $20.00 - $22.50 / hour

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Maintains a flexible part time schedule to: collaborate within a supportive team environment to create marketing and communications materials that maximize exposure, awareness and event traffic; and ensure effective internal and external communications; and designs marketing materials for print, web/digital and social media.


  1. Duties are executed in collaboration with and supported by the College of Fine Arts MarComm team and the DoT Marketing & Communications Coordinator and include:

  2. Designs collateral and communications materials primarily the Department of Theatre (DoT), and also for the College of Fine Arts and its academic units when time permits.

  3. Assists the Department of Theatre in managing communications and marketing activities related to promoting the DoT’s season, programs, people, and events.
  4. Maintains branding standards of the U of U, CFA and DoT.
  5. Identifies stories within (from faculty, students, etc.) that are either newsworthy or potential web/blog content.

  6. Writes and produces written communications including, but not limited to, website articles, social media content plans, blog posts, press releases, advertising copy, Public Service Announcements, etc.

  7. Supports the planning and execution of CFA events including the annual Arts Bash and CFA Gala.
  8. Setting and maintaining a work schedule with CFA MarComm Team and DoT Marketing & Communications Coordinator. Flexibility with work hours is available.

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 Marketing, Communications, or a related area, or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). One year of related experience and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required. Experience in different styles of writing, publishing software packages and advertising concepts may be preferred.

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


  • Strong graphic design background, experience, portfolio and proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Storytelling skills (written and visual)
  • Work experience or background in the arts
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn new processes and engage in collaborative problem-solving.

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)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

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. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.