University of Utah Job Description
Provides complex administrative support for department management. Coordinates and oversees the work of support staff.
Associate degree in business or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. Three years full-time secretarial experience and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required.
Knowledge of basic bookkeeping practices and direct supervisory experience preferred.
This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It 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.
This position is responsible for solving office problems such as payroll or accounts payable issues, solving staff, faculty and student problems or directing them to someone whom can and supervisory and personnel issues. Plans and expedites the flow of work while ensuring the smooth operation of the office under the pressure of frequent interruptions and changes in priorities.
Administrative Assistants in hospital and clinic departments must report to a Service Director or the equivalent. In addition to the essential functions listed for this position, incumbents in this position may be assigned to complete the duties and demonstrate the competencies needed for the Executive Secretary position.
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.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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