University of Utah Education Staff Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 10/10/2017

Requisition Number PRN07356N

Job Title Education Staff Assistant

Working Title Education Program Facilitator

Job Grade 007

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-TH 9:15-1:15, F 9:15-12:15

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00018 - Utah Museum of Natl Hist Oper

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $12.00 an hour

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime. 10/31/2017

Job Summary

At the Natural History Museum of Utah we place a strong emphasis on providing an exceptional experience to every guest who visits the museum or participates in any of our programs. All staff members, at every level and in all departments, are a critical part of providing this level of experience. Candidates selected for employment withNHMUwill receive training and be expected to consistently contribute to creating an exceptional and memorable experience at every opportunity.

Education Program Facilitators assists with the delivery of education programs for K-12 students and teachers. This position collaborates with Education Program Specialists to assist with the coordination, design and production of activities as related to the field trip program. Education Program Facilitators facilitate field trips, engage with guests, provide exceptional customer service, manage supplies, report attendance daily, and carry-out museum policies.


Deliver Field Trip programs; this includes field trip greeting, gallery presence, lunch and departure coordination with support from on-site team. Provide outstanding customer service.

o Field Trip Greeting

o Gallery presence

Other projects as assigned to assist with development, refinement, and evaluation of the field trip program.

Participate in relevant meetings and training

Minimum Qualifications

Three years experience as a classroom assistant in a related academic area, or equivalency; knowledge and understanding of a variety of teaching methods in order to adjust activities/training session to include participants of different ages; a thorough knowledge of related academic subjects in order to participate in developing classroom activities/programs; and demonstrated knowledge of teaching methods and communication skills to conduct educational activities and/or training sessions in a clear and concise manner required. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


• Three years’ experience as a classroom assistant in related academic area, or equivalency; knowledge and understanding of a variety of teaching methods in order to adjust activities/training to include participants of different ages;

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Software.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.

• Possess a valid drivers license; ability to travel and occasionally remain overnight

• Able to manage/lift program supplies weighing up to 50 pounds

• Able to stand for long periods of time, walk long distances, and climb up/down stairs.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.