Job Information

University of Utah Director of Real Estate Transactions in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 06/01/2021

Requisition Number PRN26339B

Job Title Director, Operations & Logistics

Working Title Director of Real Estate Transactions

Job Grade H

FLSA Code Executive

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

VP Area President

Department 00342 - Real Estate Administration

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 75900 to 148100

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Assist the Executive Director of Real Estate Administration with daily activities that support the long-term vision of the department, primarily focused on including property acquisition, disposition, leasing, development, investment, create plans and make recommendations to the Executive Director regarding opportunities to facilitate implementation of the Research Park Strategic Vision. Supports the University of Utah’s goals and mission. Acts as a catalyst between departments, faculty, staff, students, and external entities to ensure continuity and quality of service.


1.Assist Executive Director of REA with real estate transactions to include: leasing, property acquisition, disposition, and investment, development and planning, and construction meetings.

2.Develop proformas, perform financial analysis, coordinate legal review with the Office of General Counsel and other processes required to assist with evaluating real property transactional opportunities.

3.Track and monitor projects and transactions to ensure they are progressing on schedule and within budget.

4.Coordinate, schedule, and conduct property tours with tenant and landlord representatives.

5.Coordinate centralized procurement & A/P process for third party leases with REA’s accounting team.

6.Act as the Executive Director’s delegate or representative in construction, development and planning meetings.

7.Manage workflow associated with transaction review, legal review, and approval process.

8.Coordinate updates to the University’s lease database in partnership with the department Administrative Manager.

9.Market and promote new and existing programs and services to internal and external customers.

10.Participate in university-wide committees to establish customer/patient service and administrative plans and policies.

11.Facilitates cooperative and collaborative community and institutional relationships.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related area, or equivalency; eight years of progressively more responsible management experience; and demonstrated leadership, human relations and effective communications skills required.

Master’s degree in Business Administration, or related area preferred.

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


Masters Degree in Business Administration or Real Estate Development

Real estate and/or broker license

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.