Job Information

University of Utah Hourly Research Assistant (Work-Study) in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date

Requisition Number PRN13436N

Job Title PS Hourly Research Assistant

Working Title Hourly Research Assistant (Work-Study)

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week up to 10 hours/week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? Yes

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 $15.00/hr

Close Date

Job Summary


Provides administrative support at research clinics

Supports the Principal Investigator coordinators in locating patient’s research chart for patient visits and data collection

Prepares research lab for upcoming visits by ensuring current source documents are on the chart, correct measures of calibration have been performed, and lab is prepared for the upcoming data collection

Takes and manages phone messages, collects data from existing records as needed for real time data collection and assist with participant recruitment

Provides the Principal Investigator with assistance in ensuring research documents are completed in a timely manner

Assists in various administrative tasks as needed

Ensures there is an adequate stock of office supplies and equipment for all research lab

Schedules and coordinates meetings, appointments and calendars for research program

Tracks and assists in obtaining outstanding training for research staff and investigators as needed

Tracks needed reconsents

Candidates must demonstrate the ability to interact and effectively communicate both in writing and orally with a wide variety of people

Demonstrated ability and experience to interact favorably with clinical investigators to motivate, lead, and provide support to group towards rapid, compliant enrollment

One to two years of experience with customer contact in a high-volume service environment

Proficiency with online research and navigation, including, but not limited to the proficiency with public record websites and social networks

Proven record of experience with working with older adults with mobility and non-mobility deficits.

Due to Federal contracting requirements, candidates must be US Citizens

Minimum Qualifications

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.


Special Instructions Summary

Due to Federal contracting requirements, candidates must be US Citizens

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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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. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.