Job Information

University of Utah Student Program Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/12/2022

Requisition Number PRN31389B

Job Title Student Program Manager

Working Title Student Program Manager

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00012 - Honors Program

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 15.19 to 26.34

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Provides academic advising for students enrolled in the Honors College by evaluating specific needs and developing appropriate educational plans.Develops and administers academic programs as needed for learning outcomes. Collaborates with departments and faculty to develop programming that promotes degree completion.


  • Meets with students to provide information and guidance on academic-related issues, such as graduation requirements and exceptions, major exploration, course planning and registration, transfer credit evaluation/substitution or advanced degree requirements. Position will be responsible for meeting with Honors students from various colleges.
  • Makes referrals for students who need assistance with overcoming learning obstacles, specialized tutoring, extended or intensive assistance with career decisions or similar needs.
  • 4.Coordinates, participates and present in the advising-related portion of new/transfer student and parent orientation sessions.
  • Collects and disseminates information to students, faculty advisors, deans/chairs and department advisors about changes or updates regarding students within their respective areas. Communication is ongoing throughout the year.
  • Collaboration with deans/chairs, faculty advisors, and academic advisors for each department or program on campus is imperative.
  • Maintains students’ academic files that include a record of the advising activity that takes place during each visit.
  • Serves on University committees and makes recommendations that affect curriculum requirements, advising processes and program development and published materials.
  • Plans, develops and establishes programs to meet the needs of the Honors College.
  • Coordinates Academic and co-curricular programs designed to promote student success and Honors Degree Completion.
  • Admissions Reader: individually reviews applications for admissions into the Honors College.
  • Honors Scholarship Committee – individuals rotate on a yearly basis to participate in a blind read of scholarship applications.
  • Required attendance at pivotal Honors events which may include evening and weekend (with advance notice).

The listing above is not meant to be a comprehensive listing of all job duties or expectations but a general overview.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.

Previous experience in an advising, counseling or teaching environment is preferred.

This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.


Graduate degree preferred. Candidates with a PhD may be eligible to teach Honors College courses.

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)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( 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.