Job Information

University of Utah Athletics Event and Facility Worker in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 11/13/2023

Requisition Number PRN14336N

Job Title Athletics Assistant

Working Title Athletics Event and Facility Worker

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary

May need to work nights, weekends, and holidays

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00327 - Athletics Department

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $16.00

Close Date

Job Summary

Assist in the daily maintenance, upkeep, and management of Utah Athletics Facilities. This position also provides support at home Utah Athletics Sporting Events.


  • Daily work includes facility maintenance, including, but not limited to:
  • Managing storage areas
  • Supervising equipment inventory and lending of equipment
  • Picking up and distributing event/facility deliveries
  • Moving any and all equipment necessary for events or competition
  • Facility cleanup, if necessary
  • Routine maintenance work in facilities such as: asset inventory, preventative maintenance work, AED maintenance, sports equipment maintenance, sports equipment cleaning. (No previous experience required)
  • Assist with any and all requests from the Executive Director of Event and Facility Management or the Assistant Director of Events and Facilities.


  • Will work in the role of event support for the corresponding event manager at an event
  • Duties will include setup, teardown, hosting guests, and assisting with any and all requests of the supervising event manager.

Additional benefits

  • Possibility for increase in responsibility over time

Involvement at all Utah Athletics sporting events, including football

  • UTA Bus/Trax/Frontrunner pass


Will be trained on athletics rehabilitation pools maintenance.

  • Scheduling of facility work and assigning events.
  • Ability to manage and derive duties from shared files.
  • Accepting and facilitating event and facility deliveries
  • Working closely with other entities on campus, such as the College of Health, Campus Recreation, Auxiliary Services, Commuter Services, Central Receiving, etc.
  • Will operate and maintain a high-speed weight-bearing gator for daily use: will be responsible for ensuring it is operational and has fuel
  • Must sign documentation abiding by university key/access regulations while employed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to work well in a team environment.
  • Must be able to lift 60 lbs. safely and comfortably.
  • Ability to work in weather conditions (rain, heat, sun exposure, etc.)
  • Must be able to prioritize jobs based upon number of people needed in order to accomplish tasks quickly, efficiently, and correctly.
  • Must be able to problem solve in novel situations in order to get a task done, while using creative or innovative techniques to do so.
  • Must be punctual, able to complete tasks to an end, respectful, hard-working, cooperative, and show general good-naturedness when on the job.
  • Working hours must be flexible and varied, as some sport seasons require more facility hours and some require more event.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.


Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.