University of Utah Administrative Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah
Requisition Number PRN15047B
Job Title Administrative Assistant
Working Title Administrative Assistant
Job Grade D
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Care Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
M-F 8:30am – 5:00pm
VP Area Health Sciences
Department 00200 - Nutrition
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 15.19 to 16.02 per hour
NOTE: May close at anytime.
Open Until Filled
NOTE: May close at anytime. No
Are you passionate about health and wellness? Do you want to work with a great team? Do you want to be a part of a fun, energetic, fast growing department?
Then come join The Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology! We are looking for a hardworking and friendly Administrative Assistant to join our team.
1. Serve as a first point-of-contact at front office desk creating an environment of hospitality and welcome for faculty, staff and students calling and coming to the office, including greeting and way-finding.
2. Provide administrative support with a variety of tasks including: Managing appointment calendar & scheduling meetings, drafting letters, data collection, preparing meeting agendas and taking minutes.
3. Plan, coordinate and facilitate special events including conferences, seminars and receptions.
4. Administer operations of department owned spaces including the Foods Lab and Nutrition Clinic.
5. Schedules, plans and coordinates work actions of office assistant support staff.
6. Collects, organizes and analyzes data for specialized reports.
7. Oversee academic coordination, including undergraduate and graduate processes.
8. Act as department social media and communications coordinator.
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.
Nearly continuously: office environment
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.
Associate degree in business or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education) and three years full-time secretarial experience required. Demonstrated human relations and effective written and verbal communication skills required. Knowledge of basic bookkeeping practices and direct supervisory experience 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
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.
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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.