University of Utah Coordinator, Office Support in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/01/2018

Requisition Number PRN17364B

Job Title Coordinator, Office Support

Working Title Coordinator, Office Support

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm depending on departmental needs.

VP Area President

Department 00366 - Purchasing - Campus

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 15.19 to 24.85

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Coordinates the support staff activities within a department. Assists with financial planning, goal setting, policy and procedures planning and implementation. Oversees the usage and maintenance of departmental resources.


1. Oversees operations of a central office. Handles confidential information such as files, records, vendor credit applications, oversight of department resources and equipment operations as well as correspondence (composing of letters and memos). Coordinates meetings and appointments for key department personnel.

2. Acts as a liaison between the department managers or Director.

3. Helps keep documentation of important meetings by recording meeting minutes.

4. Prepares special reports when needed by either department or university administration.

5. Assists with yearly budget preparation.

6. Maintains all confidential records pertaining to departmental administration and operation.

7. Conducts procurement of catering and venue agreements in addition to department purchases.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Eight years of experience coordinating a large and complex office environment or equivalency; previous experience and working knowledge of budgeting, payroll, purchasing and personnel regulations; demonstrated interpersonal skills both in management and group decision-making; and organizational, written and oral communications skills required. A commitment to provide excellent customer service is also required. Bachelor’s degree in Management or equivalency is preferred.

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 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 qualified applicants, upon request and 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”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.