Utah State University

Compliance Assistant

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 5 days ago(8/5/2022 4:37 PM)
Requisition ID
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Customer Service/Support
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
20 Hours per week
E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center
Advertised Salary
$14.50 - $16.50 per hour


The Sorenson Center for Clinical Excellence (SCCE) is seeking a Compliance Assistant to support the privacy and security needs of the center.  The Compliance assistant will provide support in adhering to relevant privacy and security regulations in healthcare including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).  The individual reports to the SCCE Compliance Officer.


Hours: 20 hours per week between 8am-5pm Monday-Friday.

Wage: $14.50-$16.50 Per hour


  1. Collaborates with Compliance team members on various projects, audits, etc., that require compliance review, insight, and direction.
  2. Provides administrative support to ensure smooth operations.
  3. Coordinates access requests for the SCCE building.
  4. Assists with the onboarding and off-boarding of workforce members, including coordinating access to training and software systems.
  5. Maintains records of training completed by workforce members.
  6. Authorizes, coordinates, and documents credentialing and de-credentialing of the workforce into ePHI systems.
  7. Maintains records of access to ePHI systems as well as physical access to HIPAA clinic areas.
  8. Participates in work projects and committees applicable to compliance.
  9. Completes annual key inventory.
  10. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Minimum 1 year in healthcare compliance or healthcare administrative support position.
  2. Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite for tracking, preparing reports, spreadsheets, and generating statistics.
  3. Basic understanding of HIPAA.
  4. Exceptional customer service.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Familiarity with health care relevant legislation and standards for the protection of health information and patient privacy.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration and/or a nationally recognized privacy certification (e.g., CHPC, CHPS, CIPP).
  3. Experience working in human service clinical operations
  4. Previous experience with electronic medical records software.
  5. Experience working with university faculty and staff
  6. Familiarity with clinic offerings within USU’s SCCE.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to positively interact with colleagues (faculty, staff, students, etc.)
  2. Self-starter with strong organizational skills.
  3. Strong documenting and reporting skills.
  4. Ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a rapidly changing environment.
  5. Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information.
  6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  7. Meticulous attention to detail.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$14.50 - $16.50 per hour


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is home to eight departments and is committed to providing the best learning opportunities and educational research in the state of Utah. Our programs are strengthened by an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers, including the Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence. The college offers clinical services to the community across the human lifespan and provide students with real-world service and research opportunities. 

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University 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 USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 04/18/2022


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