Job Information

University of Utah Staff Specialist (UODH Grant) in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/06/2021

Requisition Number PRN11348N

Job Title Staff Specialist

Working Title Staff Specialist (UODH Grant)

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 20

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, some nights and weekends as needed.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00958 - DFPM-Administration

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 20.00-24.00 DOQ

Close Date

Job Summary

Primary duty is to deploy (schedule) and supervise contact tracers with respect to their schedule/shifts and to provide technical support and coaching. Secondary duty is to take CT shifts as needed.


· Coordinate the contact tracing schedule

· Coordinate schedules and provide daily supervision and troubleshooting.

· Work with CT’s to arrange their shifts and send their schedule to the UDOH

· Arrange time off, swaps, additional hours and last minute changes in their shifts and notified the UDOH

· Organize holiday shifts

· Utilize Microsoft teams to enhance communication and sense of community with the Team.

· Coach contact tracers on achieving contract tracing goals and provide routine feedback.

· Update contact tracing policies, procedures, protocols, and communicate process changes or new instructions to the team as appropriate

· Monitor contact tracing reporting metrics and enforce compliance (e.g. no shows.)

· Responsible for populating and maintaining the program dataset with the scheduling information (shifts/day off/swaps/additional hours etc).

· Document contact tracer performance.

· Perform other duties, tasks and special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


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


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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.