Job Information

University of Utah Financial Peer Mentor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 05/25/2021

Requisition Number PRN11213N

Job Title UU Student - Admin/Clerical

Working Title Financial Peer Mentor

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President


Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $9.00 to $9.50

Close Date

Job Summary

The Financial Wellness Center is dedicated to providing a competent, caring, and confidential atmosphere, where

both students and faculty are welcome to address their personal money management concerns. We specialize in

one-on-one counseling, financial literacy instruction, event coordination, and reaching out to our campus and local

communities. Join our team and gain valuable experience in the personal money management sector, and take

advantage of the opportunity to help your peers on campus and your partners in the community!

The purpose of this position is for undergraduate students to gain exposure to financial counseling, primarily by

assisting our center in its efforts to promote greater financial awareness.


Enhance personal financial knowledge through training and individual research/study

- Assist in event planning and interdepartmental coordination for monthly workshops and campus-wide events

(and subsequent assessment)

- Teach financial literacy curriculum to students and groups around campus per request

- Manage tabling events during orientations and campus-wide events

- Contribute creative ideas and edit office social media pages, newsletters, and blogs

- Maintain front-desk administrative responsibilities, including but not limited to: responding to calls and

emails, scheduling appointments, and updating contact sheets and reports

- Distribute and continually update marketing resources around campus

- Participate in the peer mentor Money Cab Program

- Professionally interact with students and faculty on a daily basis

Minimum Qualifications

• Undergraduate student at the University of Utah (preferably in the School of Business, Humanities, or Social and Behavioral Sciences)

• Applicant must possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively through written and verbal means, be outgoing, self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative, and organized

• Ability to comfortably work with others and maintain confidentiality

• Foundational knowledge base of personal financial issues, topics, and concepts


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


Online reports may be submitted at

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.