Job Information

University of Utah Herriman Director in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 11/28/2023

Requisition Number PRN37009B

Job Title Director, Education

Working Title Herriman Director

Job Grade G

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

M-F 8-5. Some weekends and nights.

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00020 - Undergraduate Studies-Dean

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $75,000/year

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Herriman Campus Director provides leadership for and oversight of all University of Utah operations and programs at the Juniper Building at Herriman Campus. The Director oversees academic and non-academic programs at Herriman, liaises with main campus departments and central administration, and maintains a strong partnership with Salt Lake Community College and the local community in and around Herriman.

The Director is responsible for implementing strategic planning and goals at the Herriman campus in alignment with the University of Utah and Undergraduate Studies goals and mission. The Director ensures that operations abide by appropriate university policies and procedures.


  • Directs the implementation of educational objectives for the Herriman Campus that are comprehensive, appropriate, and consistent with the University of Utah’s goals and objectives through enhancement of the Exceptional Educational Experience (E3). E3 is a student experience framework that unites work across the institution and allows for a shared understanding of what it means to provide an exceptional educational experience.
  • Establishes and maintains clear and consistent communication and coordination between SLCC and UofU academic, administrative, and student affairs leadership and staff on all aspects of Herriman Campus planning and implementation.
  • Provides strategic direction by setting short and long-term goals, estimating budgetary requirements for staff, space and equipment planning, and implementing special projects and policies.
  • Establishes a collaborative and positive team culture and environment among U and SLCC staff and faculty.
  • Oversees facility operations for the University of Utah and in coordination with SLCC and Engage U leadership.
  • Oversees aspects of staff resource management including recruitment and retention of assigned staff, in collaboration with division/unit supervisors, Engage U, and Undergraduate Studies leadership.
  • Forecasts staffing, capital and operating budget needs in evaluating and reporting on market sensitivity, financial analysis, space utilization review, staff performance evaluation, etc.
  • Oversees the analysis and determination of appropriate staff mix to support student, faculty, and staff needs.
  • Markets and promotes new and existing programs and services to internal and external stakeholders and audiences.
  • Participates in university-wide committees as needed to support administrative plans and policies.
  • Facilitates cooperative and collaborative community and institutional relationships.
  • Works collaboratively with SLCC counterpart to resolve issues and arrive at mutually beneficial solutions.

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

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or related area, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience). Eight years of progressively more responsible management experience; and demonstrated leadership, human relations and effective communications skills required.

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


  • Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Higher Education or Student Affairs Administration, or related area strongly preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to foster positive working relationships with diverse constituencies
  • Ability to anticipate and resolve issues
  • Ability to handle sensitive issues with discretion
  • Collaborative approach to building teams and working with others
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to effectively prioritize competing tasks and projects
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Proficiency with centralized systems for procurement, travel, and accounting

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment at the Herriman Campus. Periodic travel to main campus.

Additional Information

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.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly 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 ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

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