Utah State University

Compliance Assistant

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 week ago(5/9/2024 4:09 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Health & Medical Professions
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
$15.00 per hour
Telework Eligible


The Compliance Assistant supports the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services privacy and security needs, specifically in healthcare, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), and other associated privacy and security regulations.


The Compliance Assistant will report to the SCCE Compliance Officer.


Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with Compliance team members on various projects, audits, etc. that require compliance review, insight, and direction.
  • Provides administrative support to ensure smooth operations.
  • Coordinates Physical access to the SCCE building.
  • Assists with on and off-boarding workforce members, including coordinating access to training and software systems.
  • Maintains records of training completed by workforce members within CEHS health care components.
  • Authorizes, coordinates, and documents credentialing and de-credentialing of the workforce into ePHI systems.
  • Maintains records of access to ePHI systems and physical access to HIPAA clinic areas within the health care components.
  • Participates in work projects and committees applicable to compliance.
  • Completes annual key inventory.

Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1-2 years in healthcare compliance or admin support position.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite for tracking, preparing reports, spreadsheets, generating statistics, and email.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to positively interact with colleagues (faculty, staff, students, etc.)
  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills.
  • Strong documenting and reporting skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.

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” 

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

Advertised Salary

$15.00 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. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and may lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

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

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.


Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 04/2024


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, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

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

*updated 09/2023


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