Job Information

University of Utah Office Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 07/15/2021

Requisition Number PRN11404N

Job Title UU Student - Admin/Clerical

Working Title Office Assistant

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 10-15

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

The Office Assistant (OA) is expected to work in the office 10-15 hours/week between 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. This is including breaks with prior discussion for holidays and academic breaks. Schedules are changed every semester.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00845 - Orientation and Transition

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 10.00

Close Date

Job Summary

The Office of Orientation and Transition has the primary focus of assisting new students and their families as they transition to the University through comprehensive programs that take place throughout the calendar year. To support these efforts, the Office of Orientation and Transition hires student Office Assistants who play a vital role in the function of the day-to-day operation of the office as well as provide a positive and enthusiastic experience for all undergraduate students.


- Assist in preparation for New Student Orientation ( NSO ) sessions.

- Perform general office duties, such as answering phones, greeting guests, managing email, and other clerical tasks.

- Act as a resource to new and returning students, parents, faculty, and staff.

- Maintain all databases for Orientation and Transition; Gather and assemble information for various events and reports.

- Foster positive working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and community partners.

- Represent our office as when needed during any program our office sponsors.

- Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


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.