Job Information

University of Utah Marketing Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date

Requisition Number PRN30534B

Job Title Coordinator, Marketing & Communications

Working Title Marketing Coordinator

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

  • Monday through Friday; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Employees must reside in the state of Utah but will have the opportunity to work a hybrid schedule of in person and remote work

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 02199 - Marketing & Development

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $35,000 - $42,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

University of Utah Connected Learning ( UCL ) is seeking a Marketing Coordinator to facilitate outreach for its programs and initiatives. Programs include Continuing Education, UOnline, Digital Learning, and partnerships and collaboration with University academic programs. UCL provides the enabling services, programs, and tools to connect U students and community learners with flexible educational offerings, allowing them to learn, return, and refresh throughout their careers and a lifetime of learning. The Marketing Coordinator plays a critical role using communication and project management skills in building awareness and connecting students to life-changing UCL offerings. Located at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City; hybrid work eligible.


  • Coordinates and implements marketing communication projects on behalf of University Connected Learning ( UCL ) programs. Projects include print collateral, advertising campaigns, email newsletters, social media outreach, public relations, creating brand awareness, and special events management. This role is responsible for managing the delivery of these projects in a timely manner, working with creative resources, software platforms, vendors, and UCL staff.
  • Writes and produces written communications tools including status updates, meeting agendas, creative briefs, etc.
  • Writes customer-facing contents such as advertisements, press releases and public service announcements, occasionally, to facilitate overflow work of copywriters.
  • When necessary provides video camera work, editing, script writing and production for public service announcements, social media outreach, and/or promotional videos.
  • Identifies target market and advertising space to purchase for magazines, newspapers, and radio. Ensures nation-wide attention and awards by staying current on award contests and working with the Design and Marketing areas to enter these competitions.
  • Assists in marketing surveys, research projects and focus groups from initial questionnaires to compiling information.

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

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or a related area, or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). One year of related experience and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.

Experience in different styles of writing, publishing software packages and advertising concepts may be preferred.

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


  • Familiarity with project management principles.
  • Experience with project management software platforms.
  • Ability to use Adobe Creative software.

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


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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.