Job Information

University of Utah Partnerships Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 03/28/2022

Requisition Number PRN29930B

Job Title Coordinator, Administrative Program

Working Title Partnerships Coordinator

Job Grade D

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 – 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 02202 - Academic & Professional Prgms

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $40,000 - $46,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

Job Summary:

Located in Salt Lake City, the University of Utah is a public 4-year institution committed to providing an exceptional academic and co-curricular experience for students and the wider Salt Lake City Community. Professional Education, as part of Online and Continuing Education at the University of Utah offers a robust catalog of short term, skills-based education programs that compliment and build on the skills of working professionals interested in boosting or pivoting their careers. Professional Education serves of 2500 students a year with more than 39 programs.

Position Overview:

The Coordinator, Partnerships works collaboratively with department staff and University departments to plan and implement activities of a program within a department, ensuring goals and objectives are in accordance with established criteria. They are involved in the development and managing of both internal and external partnerships to enhance course offerings and ensure set goals and objectives are achieved. They support the University of Utah’s University Connected Learning’s goals and mission including creating a more inclusive and welcoming environment for all peoples and representative of the communities we serve.

This position is an integral member of the program and student services team in Professional Education. The Coordinator, Partnerships will work collaboratively with colleagues who oversee student services, program development, and program improvement. The Coordinator, Partnerships will also work across teams with systems administrators, operations, and many other departments to advance a comprehensive and successful approach to program implementation. The Coordinator, Partnerships reports directly to the Director of Professional Education.


  • Develop business and community partnerships through collaboration with university departments, leaders and community and business partners
  • Manage relationships, affiliation agreements, memorandums of understanding (MOUs), licensee agreements and communication with partners.
  • Develop system and procedures for collecting and sharing data necessary for project evaluation and continuous improvement process
  • Participate/facilitate various in-person and virtual meeting throughout the Greater Salt Lake Valley
  • Work with our marketing department to create advertisements, articles, brochures and other marketing material
  • Collaborate with the Professional Education team to ensure compliance, achievement of goal/objectives of partnership agreement
  • Monitors program/partnership outcomes
  • Implements program goals and objectives
  • Monitors effectiveness and researches improvement methods
  • Advises staff, students, and others regarding program policies, goals and technical issues
  • Prepares reports on partnership status and progress of programs


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.

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 a related field plus one year directly related experience or equivalency required (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make decisions related to program content. Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize conflicting deadlines. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

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


  • Relationship management experience
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Two years or more related experience
  • Master’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Business, or another related field
  • Experience working with students from a wide range of economic backgrounds
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Works well independently
  • Experience with Salesforce CRM and Service Cloud
  • Strong commitment to EDI in higher education

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.