University of Utah Program Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 04/06/2018
Requisition Number PRN16848B
Job Title Program Assistant
Working Title Program Assistant
Job Grade C
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 30
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Flexible between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00216 - Utah Cancer Registry
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 12.02 to 21.63
Open Until Filled Yes
Provides support and assists with the overall administration and development of Utah Cancer Registry programs.
1.Assists with program planning and implementation.
2.Handles purchasing for department, including making travel arrangements and submitting reimbursements.
3.Answers telephones and gives information to callers, takes messages, or transfers calls to appropriate individuals.
5.Greets visitors and communicates with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, and address complaints.
6.Responds to queries from and coordinates activities with other departments, the community, and program partners.
7.Assists in the creation and distribution of program materials, forms, and general correspondence; maintain orderly electronic files of forms and correspondence.
8.May track and report on current trends to determine future program needs.
9.May provide program specific training.
10.Other duties as assigned.
Incumbents in this position are expected to be familiar with the department’s policies and procedures and have working knowledge of University and department organizations and procedures in order to answer and assist staff and visitors. Incumbents are also expected to demonstrate sensitivity to others’ needs while being understanding and helpful on the job.
• 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.
Associate’s degree in a related field, or equivalency, plus two years of related experience required; ability to use logic and reasoning to prioritize tasks; computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet software, and/or database software preferred; demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Knowledge of University of Utah policies and procedures for purchasing, travel, and reimbursements.
Knowledge of appropriate behaviors and procedures to protect confidential information and protected health information.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.