University of Utah Content Specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/25/2018

Requisition Number PRN17023B

Job Title Content Specialist

Working Title Content Specialist

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area President

Department 00410 - Human Resources

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $39,300 to $49,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

This position is an integral part of the Training and Development team supporting the University of Utah Human Resource Management team and will be assessing the needs of the organization.

Plan, design, develop, schedule, assess and revise professional development for staff to support the goals of the University. Will be designing and creating relevant content and eLearning courses, researching new educational material while understanding current and future trends of adult learning theory and best practices within the learning and development field.


1.Assists and creates engaging content and learning material that supports leaders and employees across the University.

2.Provides expertise and consults with subject matter experts to coordinate appropriate method and delivery of educational material.

3.Coordinates communication efforts for training programs, courses, other learning resources, software and support services.

4.Administration and support for university wide learning management system such as content management, new user set-up and overall maintenance.

5.Updates and maintains learning library for the training and development department.

6.Assist where needed on other projects and special assignments that progress the organization to achieve goals and objectives of Human Resources.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus five years of experience in public or higher education or equivalency required; demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, human relation skills and computer literacy also required. Passionate about learning and development.

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.