Job Information

University of Utah Data Entry Specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 11/22/2019

Requisition Number PRN22566B

Job Title Data Entry Specialist

Working Title Data Entry Specialist

Job Grade B

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

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00193 - Office of SR VP Health Sci

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 9.62 to 17.31

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

University of Utah Health (UHealth) is in the process of implementing a Space Management Information System ( SMIS ) to track room and occupant information for all Health Sciences Buildings (on and off campus). Building floor plans, room and employee information are stored in the application. The Field Validation process will deploy employee and student staffed teams to perform a walkthrough of all Health Sciences buildings to verify the accuracy of building and room data (graphical floor plans and room and occupant data).


This position will work with representatives from the Space Management Information System Core Team and/or Department representatives. This position will be a member of a team or work alone to physically inspect every room in a building and validate room and occupant attributes and perform data entry in an EXCEL spreadsheet and make notations on a floorplan in Bluebeam of any discrepancies. This position will meet regularly with a member of the core team to address questions and issues encountered during the walkthrough. Following Field Validation walkthroughs this position is responsible for correcting any inconsistencies in the data collected and revisiting rooms if needed to assess the accuracy of the data collected. This position may also be assigned project related data entry and floor plan reviews from time to time.


•Ability to read and understand an architectural floor plan

•Proficient in EXCEL

•Attention to Detail and Data Integrity


•Ability to notate discrepancies in a legible and concise fashion

•Critical thinking skills, interact with people

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

Two years data entry experience or equivalency required (1 year of college education is equivalent to 2 years of related work experience). Proficiency in the use of data entry equipment and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required. The hiring department may require a minimum typing ability.

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


Preference will be given to candidates who have:

•Experience with Architecture floor plans

•Experience with AutoCAD, Revit or other architectural drawing software applications

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

This is a project based position. Duration of the project is estimated to be one year minimum.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

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.