Job Information

University of Utah Student Engagement Coordinator, Professional MBA in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/01/2023

Requisition Number PRN34763B

Job Title Graduate Student Coord I

Working Title Student Engagement Coordinator, Professional MBA

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Professional

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. Must be able to work occasional evenings to support students, evening classes, and events.

This job is considered “essential.” Therefore, it is required that the employee be on-campus, in-person.

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00033 - Executive Education

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 46,000 to 51,500

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The University of Utah Professional MBA ( PMBA ) Student Engagement Coordinator plans and implements programming and events and advises students at the David Eccles School of Business. The position requires extensive interaction with prospective and current students, alumni, faculty, vendors, and other school and university staff. This person must have strong communication and project management skills, be an effective team player, and an excellent organizer to handle multiple tasks.

This job is considered “essential,” and therefore, it is required that the employee be on-campus, in-person.


Operations and Student Services:

Student Engagement and Events

  • Provide visionary leadership for student-related activities
  • Plan and implement programs and events related to prospect, student, and alumni networking and engagement
  • Works collaboratively with campus partners to develop student experiences and engaging activities
  • Provide ongoing support to student-sponsored events
  • Responsible for the supervision, operation, and assessment of all student activities and events
  • Provide oversite and planning for recruitment, student services, and alumni engagement programs and events.
  • Maintain accurate event details, update Salesforce with attendance
  • Work with the manager on budget tracking and evaluation for PMBAevents and other projects as assigned

Student Advising

  • Develop relationships with prospective and current students, engaging throughout their PMBA program.
  • Utilizing a holistic approach, conduct regular in-person and virtual one-on-one appointments with an assigned caseload of students.
  • Maintain student academic files that include a record of the advising activity
  • Leverage technology platforms such as Salesforce and Slack to support students.
  • Promote resources to benefit student success.

Faculty Support and Class Support

  • Leverage technology platforms such as Canvas to support faculty.
  • Manage quality PMBA class nights by making appropriate arrangements for the faculty and arranging logistics for the students. Responsibilities include interacting with PMBA students, supporting faculty before and during class days with academic needs, IT and equipment needs, and a willingness to perform all necessary tasks required to provide students with a world-class experience.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead, lifting up to 25 lb.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (1 year of education is equivalent to 2 years’ experience)

Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills

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


  • Strong customer service, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to problem solve in a fast-paced environment
  • Results-oriented and achievement-driven
  • Ability to work independently
  • Handle multiple tasks in an organized manner. Prioritize to ensure a balanced and efficient workload. Produce high-quality work with speed and accuracy.
  • Excellent oral, written, and telephone communication skills and the ability to relate well to working professionals
  • Collaborative in approach and open to new concepts and ideas
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Preference will be given to those able to work some evenings, as required

Type Benefited Staff

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


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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.

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