University of Utah Retail Specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/20/2017

Requisition Number PRN06952N

Job Title Retail Specialist

Working Title Utah Red Zone Campus

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 15-20 hours a week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary

15-20 hours a week, alternating Saturdays. Must be able to work all home football games during Fall Semester.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00435 - University Campus Store

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $8.00/h

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime. 07/20/2017

Job Summary

Customer service position in the Red Zone Campus Store; assisting in sales, cashing, stock work, and displaying of insignia merchandise, gifts, etc.

In addition to working in a fun atmosphere benefits of employment include employee discount*, flexible schedule and opportunities for advancement.

*some restrictions apply


This position is responsible for providing legendary customer service to each customer who enters the department. This position assists customers, both in the store and on the phone, in finding the items they are looking for and in suggesting alternative products when the requested merchandise is unavailable. Assisting the floor supervisor to fully stock merchandise on the sales floor in a timely manner, and to maintain the sales floor, by keeping it clean and orderly. Works with the Red Zone Campus Store manager and buyer to ensure that stock levels are adequate at all times, by relaying information about items which have levels that are low or out of stock.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: walking, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), sitting.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead, lifting (up to 50 pounds).

Minimum Qualifications

This is an entry-level position. Training will be provided. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills and the ability to pass a security clearance is required. Some positions require a minimum of six months cashiering experience.


Self-motivated individual who takes initiative to complete projects and assignments with minimal supervision. Excellent inter-personal skills ability to work well with the public. Basic knowledge of computers and cash registers preferred.

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.