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Administrative Assistant for Psychology

Dixie State University
Job Location:
St. George, Utah
Administrative Assistants
Salary: $32,000.00 Annually

Location: St. George 84770, UT

Job Type: Full-Time Staff

Division: College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Job Number: 23CLS872-1


Position Announcement

Provide administrative support services to the Psychology Department Chair, department faculty, and students within the various Psychology programs, at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Supervise part-time clerical staff. Additional information about the department and program offerings can be found online at

  • Support department chair with all duties, including but not limited to scheduling of courses, tracking budgets and other financial data, placing maintenance requests, and taking minutes at departmental meetings.
  • Assist in answering phones, receiving messages, and directing students and visitors to the proper areas of campus.
  • Prepare and track purchase requisitions, travel authorizations, purchase card statements, and other University forms and processes as needed.
  • Assist department chair in data management and budget requests; assist faculty with administrative needs as requested.
  • Maintain and oversee inventories of furniture, equipment and supplies for department and programs.
  • Order books and course materials from publishers.
  • Hire, train, and supervise part-time clerical staff within the department.
  • Assist department faculty with office set up, scheduling of classrooms/conference rooms on Event Management System, and scheduling/catering for department and program events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Associate's degree, equivalent vocational/technical school degree, or equivalent combination of college coursework and experience required; Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Two years' office experience required; experience working in higher education preferred.
  • Must be well-organized, flexible, and enjoy the administrative challenges of working with a number of programs as well as attentive to detail.
  • Ability to interact with faculty, staff and students at all levels while in a fast-paced environment, remaining flexible, proactive, and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Financial record-keeping experience and administrative support staff experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, Internet, and email.
  • Knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, and correspondence forms.
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures including office machines, inventory, and ordering.
Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Full-time classified staff (overtime-eligible) position. Annual salary of $32,000, with a desired start date of July 1, 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 May 23, 2022; position open until filledSubmit 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:  Utah Tech University 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.

Utah Tech University 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. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment. Utah Tech 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 the University's non-discrimination policies:
  • Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury -, HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Abby DeFeo -, 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.


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Highlights from Utah Tech'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 Utah Tech;
  • 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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