University of Utah Library Aide in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/17/2017

Requisition Number PRN06837N

Job Title Library Aide

Working Title Event Coordination Assistant

Job Grade A

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

Flexibility with schedule preferable, Availability on Monday and Wednesday all day and Friday afternoons for Fall 2017; up to 19 hours. Occasional weekend or evening shift may be needed.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00790 - Marriott Library - Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 9.45

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary

The J. Willard Marriott Library is looking for energetic applicants for an Events Coordinating Assistant. Potential candidates would be those interested in working with a team on needs for events in the library to ensure their success for all involved. We are looking for hardworking individuals who take initiative to accomplish tasks with a great attitude to apply.



o set up/take down of tables and chairs in the Gould Auditorium for events

o set up/take down tables in entrances when needed

o assist in coordinating with AV, custodial, and facilities departments to maintain needs in event spaces

o assist in the set up/take down for events in other locations throughout the library when needed

o assist with displaying event signage

o must be willing to work on limited food preparation including making popcorn, cotton candy, and arranged catered food

o must be willing to obtain a food handler’s permit at the library’s expense

o regular cleaning and maintenance of furniture/equipment i.e. tables, chairs, dishes, etc


o respond to requests, make reservations in the scheduler, send confirmations

o understand and know policies, and enforce while responding to scheduling requests

o post signage for changes made if needed

o send emails to faculty, staff, and students to ensure they understand their reservations and policy

o confirm reservations made in the library match campus scheduling registrar’s office reservations and records

o ensure reservations are being used by physically checking rooms

o ensure that study room reservations are made in line with policies in place

Other tasks as needed

Minimum Qualifications

Six months clerical or customer service experience required; demonstrated human relations 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.


• Human relations and communication skills

• Customer service skills

• Must be able to lift 50lbs and set up conference furniture including tables, chairs and other equipment.

• Some flexibility in schedule to be able to cover an occasional evening/weekend shift when needed for event.

Special Instructions Summary

Must be a current University of Utah student enrolled in 6 undergraduate credit hours or 5 graduate credit hours during the fall and spring semesters.

For the Library to be able to appropriately monitor hours worked, part-time employees are generally asked to restrict their work with the University of Utah to Library employment only, unless an exception exists.

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.