University of Utah Senior Digital Project Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/01/2018

Requisition Number PRN17367B

Job Title Manager, Marketing

Working Title Senior Digital Project Manager

Job Grade F

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, 9-5

VP Area President

Department 00339 - Marketing & Communications

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 47600 to 90400

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Works specifically with University Marketing & Communications (UMC) on the Digital team to manage a wide array of digital projects. Conceptualizes web project strategies, objectives and creative platforms to support theUMCDigital team. Coordinates the production, delivery and deployment of digital jobs, as well as the ongoing needs of theUMCDigital team.


1.Leadership in managingUMCDigital projects, objectives and tactics.

2.Works withUMCDigital leadership to determine needs, bandwidth allocations and strategies.

3.Is a member of theUMCDigital team and will attend and run weekly team planning meetings.

4.Acts as aUMCDigital project coordinator to ensure quality control and timely product delivery.

5.Simultaneously manages multiple ongoing projects with varying deadlines as well as numerous working relationships.

6.Collaborates withUMCDigital UI/UX/Web Design team, as well asUMCmarketing creative team to coordinate the creative concept development for each project.

7.Working knowledge of tracking effectiveness of marketing/promotional campaigns through digital data analysis, includingSEO, Google Ads, etc., and then working to improve future campaigns.

8.Supporting and collaborating withUMCDigital team to collect, organize and on occasion implement content for web projects.

9.Develop and deliver live project pitches and presentations to various sized groups, utilizing presentation software including Keynote, PowerPoint, Adobe XD or similar programs.

10.Collaborates with all departments withinUMCto ensure a holistic and cohesive approach is taken to all digital projects.

11.Proofreads and edits various materials as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Four to six years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of hiring department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred.

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


-Ten years professional experience in a marketing or advertising agency with proven account management skills is preferred.

-Demonstrated proficiency to organize and manage team workflows successfully also preferred.

-Excellent organizational, human relations and effective communication skills.

-Familiarity with digital marketing strategies, project management (utilizing project management programs), and job costing is strongly preferred.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

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.