Job Information

University of Utah Student Engagement Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 01/13/2023

Requisition Number PRN13323N

Job Title UU Student - Admin/Clerical

Working Title Student Engagement Assistant

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 10 hours/week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

This position is funded through the end of the spring semester, but may go longer if needed.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs


Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $10.00/hr

Close Date

Job Summary

The Student Engagement Assistant will support Student Leadership & Involvement ( SLI ) in managing and promoting the University’s digital engagement platform, Campus Connect. Using effective communication skills, this position will help students, faculty, and staff better utilize Campus Connect and will provide support as needed to track engagement on the platform. This position works primarily on campus (in person). This position is ideal for individuals seeking experience in communication and student involvement.

This position may be eligible for fun perks, including but not limited to football tickets, free University of Utah Swag, and access to some campus-wide events. Successful candidates will need to work in collaboration with SLI staff and The Office of Financial Aid to determine eligibility and impacts to student aid before accepting such perks.

This position will report to the Student Organizations Coordinator, Josh Olszewski.

About Student Affairs

Student Affairs ( is comprised of over 20 departments and is focused on supporting student well-being and success with the ultimate goal of assisting students in discovering their passion, people, and purpose. To that end, we aim to foster an environment that encourages employees to embrace innovative service delivery methods to best meet the needs of our students. As a result, students have the opportunity to participate in the creation of campus culture, collaboratively working alongside professional staff, student leaders, and academic partners.

Student Affairs is committed to grounding our programs, procedures, and policies in the tenets of anti-racism and inclusion. We recognize the continued importance of education and accountability that promote equity and social justice. Our expectation is that all employees are engaged in this work to create a welcoming environment that supports the success of both students and staff and ensures they have the opportunity to be fully incorporated into university life.


  • Assists with day-to-day maintenance and management of Campus Connect.
  • Assists assessment efforts by generating involvement and usage reports.
  • Develops training materials for Campus Connect.
  • Facilitates training on how to use Campus Connect, for students and campus partners.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a current University of Utah student in good standing with the university and maintain that status throughout employment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse office setting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience using computer software like Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated skill to work effectively with students, parents, and university officials.


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)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

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.