Job Information

University of Utah COVID on Call Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 09/08/2021

Requisition Number PRN11666N

Job Title Seasonal (6 month)

Working Title COVID on Call Coordinator

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 19 - 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Priority is given to persons who are able to work 12:00pm – 8:00pm on some/all weekdays.

Prefer that individuals are able to maintain a consistent schedule throughout the week.

19-40 hours per week.

This is a non-benefited, temporary position.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00307 - Housing & Residential Educ

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $20

Close Date

Job Summary

Located in Salt Lake City, the University of Utah is a public, 4-year institution committed to providing an exceptional academic and co-curricular experience for students and the University community. The “U” is a PAC -12 institution with over 33,000 students. Heritage Commons is home to 2,800 students who live in the 2002 Winter Olympic athlete village, residing in 20 co-ed residence halls and 10 apartment buildings. Housing & Residential Education has two apartment buildings located in downtown Salt Lake City that constitute Downtown Commons. Recent additions include a 309 bed Honors Living Learning complex, a 412 bed Entrepreneur-Innovation Living Learning complex and Kahlert Village, a 992 bed living-learning complex which opened Fall 2020.

Housing & Residential Education and the University of Utah value interactions among individuals with varying traditions, cultures, identities, expressions, orientation, religious beliefs, economic backgrounds, and racial/ethnic origins. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who will share and explore this value with the team and with the residents. Candidates are asked to address this value in their application materials.

In response to the global pandemic caused by SARS -CoV-2, HRE has temporary, part-time to full time role (19-40 hours week) positions who will play an essential role in the COVID -19 pandemic response. This position will support residents living on campus in transitioning to isolation or quarantine spaces in order to support the health of the total residential community. This position will also coordinate follow-up, gather information, and share the information in organized and detailed reporting,

This position is considered Category IIA : Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID -19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID -19 Telecommuting Agreement. Candidate must reside in the state of Utah.

This position reports to the Director of Residential Education or Senior Leadership Team member.

This is a non-benefited, temporary position.


1. Case investigation

a. Interview residents who are symptomatic, exposed, or who have been tested for COVID -19.

b. Follow procedures for relocating students to isolation and quarantine spaces, including making reservations, arranging for meal delivery, set up ongoing support, and reporting information to the campus Contact Tracing team.

c. Follow up and communicate with residents to ensure they are supported.

2. Information Management

a. Utilize the housing management system and tracking spreadsheets to cross-reference information and ensure tracking is up-to-date and accurate.

b. Connect with partners to share information in alignment with consent and privacy policies.

c. Analyze information and communicate it to generate understanding.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Demonstrated commitment to social justice in supporting students.
  2. Proven ability to utilize software programs in administrative management.
  3. Demonstrated organizational skills.
  4. A commitment to provide excellent customer service.
  5. Demonstrated strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

Background Check

A successful background check is required before a formal offer of employment can be made for this position.


  1. Ability to empathize with students while also maintaining public health guidance.

Special Instructions Summary

This is a non-benefited, temporary position.

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.