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University of Utah Statistics Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 04/20/2021

Requisition Number PRN11094N

Job Title UU Student - Library

Working Title Statistics Assistant

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary


Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00790 - Marriott Library - Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $15.00

Close Date

Job Summary

Provide one-on-one and small group consultations with U of U patrons seeking statistical software support, as well as regular updates to our online learning tools about these programs.

This position will end on August 13, 2021.

This position is considered Category IIA , not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID -19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID -19 Telecommuting Form.


Schedule appointments and meet U of U patrons at agreed time.

Create and/or revise online statistics subject guides.

Check statistics listserv regularly to respond to patrons

Able to work with undergraduate students, graduate students, U of U staff, and faculty in providing using different statistical software programs.

Answer questions on statistics and statistical analysis.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a current University of Utah student.

Graduate-level coursework in statistics or equivalent experience. Expertise with a variety of software packages, especially SPSS , SAS , and Stata.


Some teaching or tutoring experience preferred.

Demonstrated commitment to providing user-centered support and assistance.

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 applicants, 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”). 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.