Job Information

University of Utah Program Coordinator Asia SLC in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 08/04/2023

Requisition Number PRN35932B

Job Title Academic Advising Coordinator

Working Title Program Coordinator Asia SLC

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Regular business hours, Monday through Friday 8 am-5 pm. Occasional nights and weekends may be required.

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 01541 - Office for Global Engagement

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 50,000 to 60,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The University of Utah Asia Campus ( UAC ) in Incheon, South Korea is an extended campus of the University of Utah. Students studying at the Asia Campus must spend one year at the Salt Lake City campus and the Program Coordinator is responsible for developing a variety of programs, and services to support these students.

This position will serve as the point of contact for all UAC students while at the Salt Lake City Campus. The Program Coordinator also coordinates the transition process for Salt Lake students to study at the Asia Campus in South Korea. The Program Coordinator tracks student eligibility, facilitates all pre-departure programs, handles all inquiries about the transition process, and serves as the central liaison between UAC and SLC academic departments and on-campus units (including Housing & Residential Education, Admissions, Registrars, International Student & Scholar Services, etc.).

This position will report directly to the Asia Campus Executive Director and contribute to student satisfaction with their collegiate experience by building a meaningful connection to the broader U community.


  1. Provide support and serve as the main point of contact for Utah Asia Campus students studying at the Salt Lake City Campus, including but not limited to: supporting students’ acculturation to the US by organizing a Student Orientation, providing ongoing programming to assist students in being successful in the US and providing support as necessary, etc.
  2. Manage the transition process for Salt Lake City campus students to Study at the Utah Asia Campus including, but not limited to, facilitating pre-departure programs, handling inquiries about the transition process, and serving as the central liaison between UAC and SLC academic departments and on-campus units.
  3. Be familiar with services and programs on the Salt Lake City campus and be able to respond or refer appropriately to student inquiries, particularly regarding: immigration, housing, counseling services, disability services, and student activities and career services.
  4. Assist/Collaborate with the Assistant Director of UAC Admissions in developing and distributing program materials on the opportunities to study at the South Korea campus with a desire to increase the number of transitioning students at U Asia Campus.
  5. Promote student involvement and study abroad opportunities by maintaining an active and up-to-date website, social media, and other methods.
  6. Create and maintain relationships with external university partners to support learning abroad opportunities.
  7. Organize cultural excursions for Utah Asia Campus students studying at the SLC campus
  8. Develop cross-cultural learning programming for students.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience).
  • 4 years of direct academic advising experience.
  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills

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



  • Remain knowledgeable of all programs offered at the UAC .
  • Maintain familiarity with University of Utah student information systems and learning management systems to access student information to provide assistance as required.
  • Maintain and evaluate data on student retention and work with academic program coordinators to improve retention efforts based on best practices.
  • Regularly provide reports of data collected to the Executive Director.
  • Work as a collaborative team member to provide seamless service to all students.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Asia Campus Executive Director

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)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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