University of Utah Data Entry Specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 03/23/2018

Requisition Number PRN16687B

Job Title Data Entry Specialist

Working Title Data Entry Specialist

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, with some flexibility.

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00173 - Continuing Ed & Comunty Engmnt

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $12.50 - $13.00 per hour

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

This position provides data-entry and customer service support in the department of Continuing Education. The primary duties include data-entry, answering phones, cashiering, and providing exceptional internal and external customer service.

Want to make a real difference in your community while working in a creative, forward-thinking organization? Continuing Education at the U opens the doors of Utah’s flagship university to people of all ages, and keeps Utahns passionate about life and learning.

Combine all the benefits of working at the U with being part of a fun, dynamic team that changes people’s lives every day. Join us!


• Works as an effective team member.

• Verifies and enters data using the University’s PeopleSoft database including:

– Student enrollments

– Student drops

– Student payments

• Answers telephones, gives information to callers, takes messages or transfers calls to appropriate individuals.

• Greets visitors and communicates with customers, employees and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information and address complaints.

• Researches and resolves customer-related issues in a timely manner.

• Runs and checks audit reports.

• Prepares departmental deposits.

• Completes related administrative duties as assigned.

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

Two years data entry experience or equivalency required (1 year of college education is equivalent to 2 years of related work experience). Proficiency in the use of data entry equipment and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required. The hiring department may require a minimum typing ability.


• Communicates well with others

• Detail oriented

• Excellent organizational skills

• Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

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.