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University of Utah Student Navigator in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 03/16/2021

Requisition Number PRN11013N

Job Title UU Student - Other

Working Title Student Navigator

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 20

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00292 - TRiO

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $15.00

Close Date

Job Summary

The Student Navigator will work with the Mentor within the TRIO -Student Support Services ( SSS ) Program to facilitate overall success and support activities within the TRIO - SSS Program. Student Navigators will check in with first time freshmen students to ensure familiarity with navigating the University of Utah academic environment. Additionally, Student Navigators will work with the Lead Mentor in developing content for the TRIO SSS Workshop Series for the fall and spring semesters, lead community building activities, and support administrative responsibilities for the TRIO SSS Program.

Program Overview

The TRIO Student Support Services Programs ( SSS ) at the University of Utah is an educational success program for first generation, low-income and students with disabilities who are seeking their first bachelor’s degree. The SSS Program serves qualified admitted students at the university and provides students with academic advising, tutoring, financial aid assistance, career exploration and course offerings in math, writing and first year experience (tuition free to those who qualify) as well as disburses $30,000 of scholarships to participants in the program each year. This program is funded by the US Department of Education, Office of Post-secondary Education.


•Practical peer leadership, communication skills, and facilitation experience and development.

•Develop and demonstrate personal qualities that are important to future employers, including commitment, responsibility, self-confidence, and team work.

•Increased familiarity with campus resources and support systems.

•Close working relationship with TRIO professional staff and network of TRIO peers.

•A chance to make a difference!


•Maintain contact with students to ensure follow up with required services and activities within the program and the university environment.

•Assist in the development of the workshop series for the fall and spring semesters.

•Assist with planning and promoting program activities and events.

•Assist with outreach efforts to prospective TRIO students.

•Refer students to appropriate campus resources.

•Communicate with professional staff regarding student progress and transition.

•Promote a supportive environment for all participants and serve as a positive role model and representative of the TRIO office.

Minimum Qualifications

•Must have completed a minimum of twenty-nine credits of college coursework and have a minimum 3.0 CGPA .

•Be a current TRIO - SSS Participant and be willing to be an active participant for the 2021-2022 academic year.

•Must be a responsible individual with good interpersonal skills who enjoys working with students from diverse economic, social, and cultural backgrounds.

•Be willing to commit 20 hours per week.

•Must be work-study eligible.

•Student Navigators must attend:

oStudent Navigator Training (prior to the first week of the fall semester)



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.