University of Utah Psychometrist in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 02/09/2018

Requisition Number PRN16300B

Job Title Psychometrist

Working Title Psychometrist

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

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01510 - Diagnostic Neuroimaging

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range DOE

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The University of Utah Diagnostic Neuroimaging Laboratory has an opening for an experienced psychometrist to assist with grant-funded clinical research related to neurobiological and neurocognitive correlates of psychiatric disorders. Current studies include adolescents (ABCDstudy) and adults (methamphetamine use, pain, suicide risk, sex differences, etc.).


Duties will primarily consist of administration of clinical and mood symptoms scales and neurocognitive assessments.

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 Psychology or related field, or equivalency; demonstrated communications skills; and a commitment to providing excellent customer service required. Master’s degree in Educational Psychology or Psychology and experience with administering or proctoring tests and background experience that includes micro-computers preferred.


Master’s degree in psychology or in an area of training consistent with clinical research, such as clinical, counseling, or school psychology is strongly preferred.

Experience administering standardized clinical assessment measures is highly desirable.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Reference attachment should include at least 3 references along with the email address and phone number for each

Additional Information

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.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

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.