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University of Utah Graduate Admissions APSS in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 03/16/2021

Requisition Number PRN11016N

Job Title Academic Program Support Specialist

Working Title Graduate Admissions APSS

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 28

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Varies between the hours of 6am-7pm MST

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00295 - Office of Admissions

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 9.62 to 17.31

Close Date

Job Summary

Assists students in specific program areas regarding academic policy and procedure which aids students in making decisions regarding financial aid opportunity, graduation requirements, department requirements, general university information, and manages students’ university records in a specific academic area by performing clerical activities to maintain students’ files.


Provides policy interpretation for students regarding financial aid, class and graduation requirements, processing academic-related paperwork, and University procedures. Reviews students’ applications for financial aid, admissions into academic programs, or other academic applications, to insure the paperwork is complete and accurate. Depending on the academic area, this position may provide guidance for students regarding the different types of financial aid available, program areas being offered, or other areas related to academic services.

Monitors students’ academic files to insure information is complete and updated by filling in information and changing records when applicable. Prepares paperwork for Student Services and maintains daily records and reports pertaining to specific academic areas. May arrange classroom usage and order text books for classes being offered each quarter in academic areas. May perform limited general office duties as required.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Three years of general office experience, one of which in an academic setting; and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required. College coursework in a related area is preferred.

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


Special Instructions Summary

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 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.