Job Information

University of Utah Human Resources Technician in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date

Requisition Number PRN30576B

Job Title Human Resources Technician

Working Title Human Resources Technician

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area President

Department 00410 - Human Resources

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $17.50/hr

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

Opportunity for a strong multitasker with excellent customer service and computer skills to join the University of Utah Human Resource Management team. The Human Resources Technician is responsible for providing support and assistance to University campus departments with a strong focus on hiring and onboarding.

Take your Human Resources experience to the next level and make a tangible impact in the University Campus departments you support! Join us at University of Utah Human Resource Management where we are leading the way in increasing customer service, efficiency, and managers’ capacity to manage departments across campus.

While this position is intended to work on campus, it also has the ability to telework remotely for a portion of each week. An employee hired into this role who telecommutes will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and sign the University of Utah Telecommuting Agreement.


Provides assigned University campus departments with support for their human resources needs. This includes a high volume of basic technical support and issue resolution, working extensively with PeopleAdmin (applicant tracking system), PeopleSoft (HR information system), and MS Outlook (e-mail). Support is primarily related to job postings, I-9s, electronic personnel update forms, and hiring processes.

This position functions under broad supervision and exercises latitude to make decisions regarding day to day operations in the resolution of sensitive and confidential issues in a professional manner. Daily activities include:

  • Reviews, approves, and processes department hiring related requests.
  • Collaborates with co-workers on a daily basis in responding to customer needs.
  • Assists departments in compliance with internal policies and Federal/State laws related to employment.
  • Reviews and edits job postings.
  • May participate in the delivery of training.
  • Participates on project teams as needed.

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 office experience with at least one year experience in Human Resources or equivalency required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required. Data entry experience is preferred. This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.


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)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

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.