Job Information

University of Utah Student Digital Engagement Ambassador in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 07/27/2021

Requisition Number PRN11467N

Job Title UU Student - Other

Working Title Student Digital Engagement Ambassador

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 12

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary

Dependent on student employee’s schedule and needs of the Student Philanthropy and Engagement Center needs for social media and content.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00702 - Development Services

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $12

Close Date

Job Summary

● Provide assistance to the Annual Giving Communication & Participation team through content development, posting, and planning.

● Work and report to both the assistant director and the digital manager of Annual Giving to receive assignments and needs for the week.

● Work hours dependent on schedule and time of year, typically 8 – 12 hours a week. Student hours must remain within the allowed university HR hours.

● Help drive a culture of philanthropy at the University of Utah.


● Help grow the social media audiences of Annual Giving and the Student Philanthropy Center

● Be an ambassador student voice for Annual Giving

  • Be featured throughout the semester via email and social media such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
  • Providing semester updates
  • University news / student experiences

● Create and capture content for Annual Giving to use throughout the year:

  • Student video
  • Student quotes
  • Campus views / events
  • Social media posts for the manager to edit and post
  • Curate information / stories for the Annual Giving account to re-share
  • Write articles about campus events, departments, students etc

● Help create a consistent schedule of content

  • Help Annual Giving develop #PhilanthropyFriday posts

● Live stream / tweet events on campus

  • Showcase the daily life of a U student

● Positively showcase the university and the power of philanthropy

● Help the Annual Giving team plan Giving Tuesday and Giving Day events for on campus

● If needed, help campus areas with design and content for their Crowdfunding efforts

Minimum Qualifications

  • Familiar with Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook
  • Excited about social media
  • Comfortable recording videos of themselves and sharing content with a large audience


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


Online reports may be submitted at

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.