Executive Secretary
Salt Lake City, UT 
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Job Description

Open Date 07/16/2019
Requisition Number PRN09675N
Job Title Executive Secretary
Working Title Executive Secretary
Job Grade C
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Temporary? No
Standard Hours per Week 19
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary

Preference will be given to those that can work a 3-4 hour block each day.

Is this a work study job? No
VP Area President
Department 00658 - General Counsel
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 13.00 to 16.00
Close Date
Job Summary

The Office of General Counsel is looking to hire two part-time employees to cover the front desk during business hours. Employees will primarily answer phones, greet and direct clients as they come into the office, and other administrative support to the office. Student employees are allowed to work on homework during down times.


1. Provides administrative support to supervisor or department.
2. Prepares correspondence, including composing routine letters and memos.
3. Schedules appointments and maintains supervisors or departments calendar.
4. Makes arrangements for meetings and conferences.
5. Establishes and maintains confidential files.
6. Orders and maintains supplies for department.
7. Provides additional general office support such as greeting and directing visitors, handling incoming calls and processing mail.

* 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

High school diploma or equivalency required. Four years full time secretarial experience or equivalency, word processing and spreadsheet software skills and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required.

Knowledge of business writing preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

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 applicants, 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"). 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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Hours per Week
Salary and Benefits
13.00 to 16.00
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
4+ years
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