Job Information

University of Utah Graduate Student Coord II in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 02/15/2023

Requisition Number PRN33347B

Job Title Graduate Student Coord II

Working Title Graduate Student Coord II

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Professional

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 00201 - PhysicalTher/Athletic Training

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 40000-52000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

We are seeking motivated candidates with skills in office management, faculty support, data tracking, communications, student support, and event planning to work and coordinate the Hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy ( DPT ) pathway program. The Hybrid DPT pathway is a full-time, distance-based, and in-residence program of study that requires intentional work to optimize the student experience in the pathway.

This position requires initiative, energy, strong communication skills, and exceptional people skills. The Hybrid DPT Pathway is in the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training.


· This position supports the day-to-day operations of the Hybrid DPT pathway

· Under the direction of program leadership, including the Manager of Student Services, assist in optimizing the student experience in the DPT program and specifically the Hybrid DPT pathway.

· Assists recruiting and admissions for the Hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy pathway.

· Communicates with and facilitates local and distance-based students and staff administrative needs using appropriate technologies

· Works with the student affairs team to enhance engagement with distance-based students, including occasional travel to conferences and other professional events.

· Meets with students to provide information and guidance on academic-related issues, such as DPT prerequisite requirements, application and reapplication to the DPT program, course planning, and other program requirements.

· Facilitates DPT admissions and application process including application screening, application review, applicant interview day, and orientation.

· Compiles data and statistical reports and correspondence in relation to DPT program admissions.

· Conducts information sessions and attends graduate fairs to recruit prospective students.

· Serves on University committees, attends monthly meetings, and makes recommendations that affect curriculum requirements, advising processes and program development, and published materials.

· Supports department efforts for marketing and advertising in cooperation with other staff assigned to this task

· Assists the Program with meetings and program events, including scheduling, room reservations, e-mail contacts, event catering and logistics, minute taking, and lab immersion planning and execution.

· Other duties as assigned.

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.

The successful applicant is expected to contribute to a departmental culture and campus environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (1 year of education is equivalent to 2 years’ experience)

2 years’ of related experience.

Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills

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


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)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( 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.