University of Utah Development/Marketing Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 10/18/2018

Requisition Number PRN08644N

Job Title Development/Marketing Assistant

Working Title Development/Marketing Assistant

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 16

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

2 days a week with some occasional evenings for events. Willing to work with candidate on a flexible schedule.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 01419 - Tanner Non-Violence Center

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 15.00 to 20.00

Close Date

Job Summary

Provides support by promoting the Center and its programs through social media outlets and various marketing activities which may include advertising, direct mailing and maintaining the Center’s website.Coordinates and assists the Associate Director with the Center’s programs and events.


Assists with preparation and distribution of promotional materials, letters, newsletters, and brochures. Updates mailing lists and maintains databases and files. Organizes details supporting special events. Assists with coordination of special event activities such as lectures, conferences, luncheons and workshops. Orders supplies. Assists in conducting prospect research. Schedules and oversees volunteer groups. May act as the point of contact for individuals or companies who will donate to or purchase from the University or a department.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be 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

Four years public relations experience which includes two years marketing, fundraising or sales activities, or equivalency required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required. Experience writing news releases, producing newsletters and organizing special events and fund-raising activities preferred. Depending upon department of assignment, preference may be given for a background in purchasing, television production, radio, athletics, library or museum.

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


University of Utah employment experience is preferred.

Special Instructions Summary

Experience in event planning and an interest in Human Rights is preferred.

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 applicants, 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”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.