Job Information

University of Utah Graduate Student Coord I (Location: St. George, UT) in St. George, Utah


Open Date 04/28/2022

Requisition Number PRN30364B

Job Title Graduate Student Coord I

Working Title Graduate Student Coord I (Location: St. George, UT)

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

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00201 - PhysicalTher/Athletic Training

Location Campus

City St. George, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $41,220 to $48,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

The Graduate Student Coordinator will arrange, facilitate, and execute all aspects of admission, enrollment, and matriculation for the Doctor of Physical Therapy ( DPT ) program on the St. George, Utah campus. The graduate student coordinator serves as the primary point of contact for prospective students. The graduate student coordinator is also responsible for recruiting prospective students. This position is located in St. George, Utah.

This position will assist the University in promoting a climate of respect and equity that cultivates and sustains transformative practices by forging spaces of possibility where people feel safe, valued, welcomed, and respects all students in their quest for individual success through graduate degree programs.

Duties involve travel to in-state and out-of-state locations.

Location: St. George – UT


1. Meet with students to provide information and guidance on academic-related issues, such as DPT prerequisite requirements, application and reapplication to the DPT program, course planning, and other program requirements.

2. Facilitates DPT admissions and application process including application screening, application review, applicant interview day, and orientation.

3. Executes applicant interview day in its entirety including scheduling and coordinating vendors, all applicants, and interviewers.

4. Compiles data and statistical reports and correspondence in relation to DPT program admissions.

5. Conducts information sessions and attends graduate fairs to recruit prospective students.

6. Maintains DPT & PhD online academic files that includes graduate tracking information for current students.

7. Facilitates the DPT program scholarship process from application to post-acceptance.

8. Collects and disseminates information to students, faculty and departments about changes in admission requirements or University policies and adjusts advising strategies as appropriate.

9. Serves on University committees, attends monthly meetings, and makes recommendations that affect curriculum requirements, advising processes and program development, and published materials.

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.

Duties involve travel to in-state and out-of-state locations.

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.

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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.


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, 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.