University of Utah Active Transportation - Field Intern in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/01/2018

Requisition Number PRN08040N

Job Title UU Student - Other

Working Title Active Transportation - Field Intern

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 10-18

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Weekdays, flexible with class schedule, during standard business hours, 8a-4p. Some evening and weekends may be required to cover annual events.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 01281 - Office of Sustainability

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $10.00 per hour

Close Date

Job Summary

The Active Transportation – Field Internship is designed for students pursuing future careers in active transportation planning, engineering or advocacy. During the internship period from June – December 2018, this role will work on tasks and projects that have a measurable impact on University active transportation priorities (open to extend though Spring 2019 semester). This role is responsible for creating and collecting field data, maintaining facilities, and attending meetings plus office-sponsored events.



•Manage annual bicycle count during U Bike Week in September

•Maintain bicycle repair stations

•Assist in installation and layout of parking facilities

•Assist in tagging and impounding abandoned bicycles per University policy

•Assist in campus planning and development review processes

•Respond appropriately and promptly to community inquiries and attend office-sponsored events

•Design and implement relevant social media to increase awareness and provide encouragement

•Assist in gathering data to inform safety and awareness campaign

•Other outreach or office responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Qualifications


Preferred Requirement

•Experience in a field setting with minimal daily supervision

•Knowledge of active transportation principles and benefits to health and environment

•ArcGIS andGISCollector experience

•InDesign experience

•League Certified Instructor (LCI), League of American Bicyclists

Special Instructions Summary

In addition to a resume, please include a cover letter explaining your experiences and why you are a good fit for this position. Candidates who do not submit a cover letter will not be considered. Submit a reference page with up to three references.

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.