Job Information

University of Utah CSME Program Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 03/29/2022

Requisition Number PRN29944B

Job Title Manager, Administrative

Working Title CSME Program Manager

Job Grade E

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

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00113 - College of Science-Dean

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 39300 to 72700

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

The Center for Science and Math Education ( CSME ) is hiring a Program Manager to manage Center operations and work with the CSME leadership team on critical programs. The Program Manager will manage, under minimal supervision, the planning, organizing, and implementing of all activities pertaining to administrative functions of the CSME ( The primary responsibilities for this position will be to manage the Learning Assistant program, including student affairs, recruitment, and program administration. Additional responsibilities will include but are not limited to: marketing and communications; budgeting and payroll; program promotion and/or implementation; office administration; and providing additional support for CSME programs. The position will be supervised by the Education Director at the Center for Science and Mathematics Education ( CSME ).


  • Coordinates the Learning Assistant (LA) program by communicating with students and other program stakeholders, collaborating with departmental faculty and LA coordinators, managing all incoming support documents; trouble-shooting the application process as needed. Review student transcripts to determine program eligibility. Collect, organize, and maintain LA program records and data.
  • Provides administrative support, as needed, including scholarship forms, scheduling appointments, participating in faculty and departmental meetings, responding to phone calls, sending/answering emails and other correspondence, making arrangements for meeting space, catering, reservations, honorariums, advertisements, etc.
  • Managing schedules to satisfy LA program needs according to faculty requests, student availability, schedule compatibility, etc.
  • Markets and promotes programs via the CSME website, newsletter, social media, etc.
  • Acts as primary point of contact for public and student inquiries, or procedural matters relating to the LA program.
  • Create and update content for an online Canvas orientation course required for all students involved in the program. Manages enrollment and completion of orientation course.
  • Coordinate program-related payments, order supplies, build/distribute invoices to appropriate departments and forecast LA program budget.
  • Facilitate all hiring and job offers for new LA program members, terminate job record when employee leaves, corresponds with University of Utah Division of Human Resources.
  • Other 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 area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Four years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of hiring department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Completion of provided supervisory training within one year of employment may be required.

Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred.

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


  • Master’s Degree in a related discipline.
  • Must be competent in Microsoft Suite, WordPress and Qualtrics and able to reliably enter and track data
  • Proven ability to work independently and build strong relationships with partners
  • Proven attention to detail and ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Proven ability to learn new systems and software

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.