Job Information

University of Utah IT Specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 09/28/2021

Requisition Number PRN27820B

Job Title IT Specialist

Working Title IT Specialist

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Computer Employee

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


Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $42,000-$50,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

This position is a part of the College of Nursing Systems and Technology ( CON SYSTECH ) team, which supports and maintains the College of Nursing ( CON ) technology operations. This position will work with other SYSTECH members to support computer equipment, including desktops, laptops, mobile devices, network equipment, Operating Systems, and other software via the trouble ticketing system and the SYSTECH Zoom help desk. The SYSTECH team also provides synchronous virtual meeting spaces to faculty, staff, and students using Zoom and other technologies.

The individual in this position will become the primary point of contact for all CON Interactive Video Conferencing ( IVC ) infrastructure, including cameras, projectors, microphones, and other audio-visual equipment in classrooms and conference rooms. In addition, the individual in this position will work closely with the CON’s Distance Education specialist in providing support and Quality Assurance/Control for the College’s Distance Education program.

This position reports to the CON IT Project Manager. The individual in this position consults with the IT Project Manager to order technology in advance to meet the IVC needs of the College of Nursing. The position will also work with internal and external vendors to maintain and upgrade the CON’s AV infrastructure.

Other IT responsibilities as assigned.


  • Provide technical support for College of Nursing faculty and staff via trouble tickets and the Systems and Technology Zoom room help desk.
  • Support Audio/Video equipment (cameras, microphones, projectors, etc.) in the College of Nursing classrooms and conference rooms.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot synchronous online classes.
  • Other projects as assigned.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalency and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within areas of specialty.


  • Preference is given for a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalency.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills,
  • Previous Distance Education and classroom/conference room technology experience,
  • Strong interpersonal communication and troubleshooting skills,
  • A+ certificate is highly desired

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.