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University of Utah Graduate Student Coord II in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 01/12/2024

Requisition Number PRN37411B

Job Title Graduate Student Coord II

Working Title Graduate Student Coord II

Job Grade E

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

M-F hybrid with occasional evenings and weekends

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 01683 - MSIS PROGRAM

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $45,000-$55,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The David Eccles School of Business prepares our graduates to be engaged citizens in a rapidly changing global world of business, and through the synergy of research, education, and service, we strive to be among the most respected business schools in the world.

We are seeking motivated candidates who are organized, with interpersonal skills and attention to detail who want to find a rewarding and challenging job working with students for our Masters of Science in Business Analytics ( MSBA ), Masters of Science in Information Systems ( MSIS ), and our Masters of Science in Cybersecurity Management ( MSCM ) at the David Eccles School of Business. The graduate coordinator for the MSBA , MSIS , and MSCM helps both our masters and certificate students navigate their path to graduation.

This position requires tenacity, energy, exceptional communication skills and yes, a sense of humor! The David Eccles School of Business is on a mission to grow our graduate programs and achieve top national rankings. It’s an exciting place to work. If being a part of the Eccles School’s rise to the top sounds interesting and is in alignment with your strengths and abilities, then we hope you will apply!


• The Graduate Coordinator will provide support for our team within the David Eccles School of Business.

• Meets with students to provide information and guidance on academic related issues such as graduation requirements and exceptions, course planning and registration, transfer credit evaluations/substitution or degree requirements.

• Facilitates students’ academic progress by evaluating their needs and developing appropriate educational plans. Makes referrals for students who need assistance with overcoming learning obstacles, specialized tutoring, extended or intensive assistance with career decisions or similar needs.

• Collects and disseminates information to students about changes in program requirements or university policies and adjusts advising strategies as appropriate.

• Coordinates new student orientation sessions.

• Maintains students’ academic files that include recording advising activity during each visit.

• Coordinate with the team to ensure superior service to prospects, applicants, and enrolled students.

• This position requires extensive knowledge of university-wide polies and the requirements of multiple academic programs in order to interpret complex policies and effectively communicate the information in an easily understood manner. Incumbents regularly exercise independent judgement when assessing program and student needs and determining appropriate courses of action to address those needs.


• Opportunities to create, expand, and implement your ideas for growth within these programs.

• Be part of a supportive team eager to see your ideas unfold and to be recognized for your accomplishments.

• A full benefits package, complete with healthcare, retirement, and tuition reduction options

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience).

2 years’ of related 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.


• Masters degree

• Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.

• Previous work in advising, counseling, or teaching environment.

• Ability to work independently, analyze, and make decisions related to job responsibilities.

• Demonstrated success in problem-solving and creative sourcing.

• Ability to be successful in a fast paced work environment, handle multiple requests and responsibilities simultaneously.

• Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize workload.

• Demonstrated ability to understand and navigate an environment that involves complex processes and policies.

• Superior written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills.

• Effective at both public speaking and one-to-one interviews.

Experience in higher education and/or admissions is not required and should not inhibit an applicant with the above skills and interests from applying.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly 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.

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