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Nestled in the foothills of the picturesque Wasatch Mountains and right up the hill from the heart of Salt Lake City, the University of Utah is the ideal place to work. From PAC-12 sports and world-class research to outdoor adventures and phenomenal people, the U provides the best of all worlds.

Why Utah?

Utah is home to Mother Nature's greatest treasures

Forbes ranked Utah as #1 place for business

Utah has the greatest snow on earth

Why Work at the University of Utah?

  • Large, Research-1, Division 1, PAC-12 University
  • Retirement benefits – 14.2% of your salary (yes, you read that correctly. 14.2%, vested immediately, no match required)
  • 50% tuition reduction for eligible employees and their families
  • Whether it's lectures, concerts, museums, gardens, or Broadway-quality theatre, there is always something exciting to do on campus nearly every day of the year
  • One of the best in the nation at creating startup companies based on student and faculty research - your students will continually impress you with their innovative thinking

Why Work in the Career & Professional Development Center?

Okay, so… not to be egocentric, but we’re, like, the best. Our team is chock-full of innovative, supportive, collaborative individuals who make us thrive as a department. When you start working with the Career & Professional Development Center Family, you can expect the following:

  1. Well-established, in-depth onboarding and an in-office staff mentor to get you acclimated.
  2. A commitment to trainings & development through monthly team-wide professional development opportunities (for free!), and a competitive professional development fund to use as you desire.
  3. Active involvement and leadership in national, state, and local associations including MPACE, NASPA, UACE, UCDA (just to name a few).
  4. Collaborations and relationships with Student Affairs departments, Academic departments, and Employer partners.
  5. A tight-knit group of coworkers known to do fun things together including pot-lucks, bring-your-pet-to-work days, holiday cookie exchanges, staff-bonding scavenger hunts, pub trivia, etc. You get the picture. We’re fun.

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Last Updated: 8/1/17