Job Information

University of Utah Campus Store Associate in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 10/19/2022

Requisition Number PRN13116N

Job Title Bookstore Dept Asst

Working Title Campus Store Associate

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week M-Sa, 20-25 hours per week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary

Must be able to work either morning, mid, or afternoon shift M-F.

Must be available to work over the University’s winter break. (Dec 10- Jan 8).

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 $13.00/h

Close Date 12/19/2022

Job Summary

We are looking for outgoing and energetic people to join our team at the University Campus store. Be part of tradition that has served the University community for over 100 years.

The Campus Store Associate is responsible for assisting customers as they shop within the University Campus Store. Their duties include greeting customers, answering questions related to the merchandise and store policies and locating items for customers.

In addition to working in a fun atmosphere benefits of employment include employee discount*, pay increase twice a year, and opportunities for advancement.

*some restrictions apply.


Welcoming and engaging with customers as they enter the store.

Assessing customers’ needs and suggesting solutions to their problems.

Working with cash registers and processing payments.

Giving customers advice about sales and promotions.

Using upselling techniques to increase store sales.

Recommending the best products to customers.

Cleaning and restocking as needed.

Impact on Organization

The Campus Store is dedicated to supporting the mission of the University by fostering student success and preparing students from diverse backgrounds for lives of impact as leaders and citizens. The University of Utah believes in the responsible stewardship of our intellectual, physical, and financial resources, ensuring the long‐term success and viability of the institution. This position contributes to this mission by providing a welcoming and engaging experience to the Campus Store and University staff, students and guests.

What does a successful candidate look like

Successful candidates have knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within their field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Is dedicated to training and sharing knowledge with colleagues. Understands and supports the mission of the University and the Campus Store.

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of retail sales experience; a minimum of one year of experience supervising employees and buying merchandise; and effective oral and written communication skills required. A commitment to the concept of excellence in service is expected from the incumbent. An Associate Degree in Business, or a related field, or two years of related college work along with the above requirements is preferred. Other specific preferences may be called for, depending on the unique needs in a given area.


The ability to work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment.

Able to work independently when necessary.

Highly motivated with consistent work ethic.

Effective communication in both written and verbal.

Strong organizational skills

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)

135 Park Building

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.