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Administrative Assistant for Nursing - Admissions

Dixie State University
Job Location:
St. George, Utah
Administrative Assistants
Salary: $30,680.00 Annually

Location: St. George, UT

Job Type: Full-Time Staff

Division: College of Health Sciences

Job Number: 22CLS974-1

Position Announcement

Provides clerical/secretarial support services to the Department of Nursing Department Chair, faculty, staff, and students within the College of Health Sciences, with emphasis in facilitating accurate, timely and efficient processing of Nursing program applications and informing applicants of their status and other inquiries. Provide administrative support to the department, including but not limited to screening/routing of telephone calls and visitors, as well as managing department mail. Additional information about the department and program offerings can be found online at

  • Monitor, accept, and coordinate student applications to Nursing programs and tracks. Notify students of acceptance, denial, or status as an alternate. Ensure department website and applications are up-to-date.
  • Coordinate data entry of student information into database, including required field/tracking updates, student background checks, immunizations, CPR certifications, drug screen statuses, updating student demographics each semester, etc.
  • Work with students on various data requests, such as copies of their archived information, completion of all Intermountain Student Passport information, making Program ID badges, etc. Attend annual DSU cash handling training to facilitate copies, compile deposits, complete deposit records for DSU Cashier's Office, maintain records, etc.
  • Facilitate completion of all Intermountain Faculty Forms, including Deans verification to Dixie Regional Medical Center (DRMC) Student Placement Coordinator, as well as assist coordinators with completion of orientation paperwork, compiling a student roster for each cohort class.
  • Provide administrative support to the department, including but not limited to screening/routing of telephone calls and visitors, as well as managing department mail.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Associate's degree or equivalent level of college coursework required.
  • Minimum of two years' office/administrative support staff experience required; experience working in higher education or with nursing program students preferred.
  • Must be well-organized, flexible, and enjoy the administrative challenges of working with multiple programs, as well as being attentive to detail.
  • Ability to interact with staff and students at all levels while in a fast-paced environment, remaining proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Strong computer skill in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet, and email.
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures as well as English grammar, punctuation, and correspondence forms.
Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Full-time classified staff (overtime-eligible) position. Annual salary of $30,680, with a desired start date of January 2022. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents, as well as paid holidays in addition to sick and vacation leave accruals. See under "Benefits Summary" for more details.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Application review begins December 3, 2021.Submit application materials (including resume contents and contact information for three professional references) and upload cover letter electronically. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:Dixie State University (DSU), soon-to-be-called Utah Tech University starting July 1, 2022, is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah with its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. The nearest metropolitan area is Las Vegas, NV (120 miles), with amenities such as an international airport and professional sporting teams.Click here to learn more about the University.

DSU is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 230 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. DSU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of DSU are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment. DSU does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or DSU's non-discrimination policies:
  • Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury -, HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Abby Del Giacco, 435-652-7731.
For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,, 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office,, 303-844-5695.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification.


Click here to visit to learn more about the wonderful benefits available to you as a Dixie State employee!

Highlights from DSU's benefits package include:
  • 14.2% retirement contribution, paid 100% by the employer (no match required), vested on day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Regular undergraduate tuition waiver (paid at 100%) for employee, spouse, and unmarried dependent children to take courses at Dixie State;
  • Full medical, dental, and vision plans, with low employee-paid premiums, that begins on day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts or Health Savings Accounts available;
  • Employer-paid basic life insurance & disability insurance coverage from day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Generous staff leave accruals, plus 12 paid holidays per calendar year.
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