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University of Utah Childcare Center Lab Aid - Work Study in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 03/19/2021

Requisition Number PRN11022N

Job Title Lab Aide

Working Title Childcare Center Lab Aid - Work Study

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 16

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Schedule will vary. Monday – Friday, hours can be anytime between 11am – 5:30pm.

Is this a work study job? Yes

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 02134 - Child & Family Development Ctr

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $8.50 - $10.50/hr

Close Date

Job Summary

This is an entry-level substitute position in the Child and Family Development Center childcare lab school. Training will be provided. Must demonstrate an interest in learning about child development and guidance, and a willingness to take direction from the lead teacher. Effective human relations skills are required.


1. Helps the children experience success in physical, social and intellectual tasks.

2. Reinforces and broadens concepts as presented by the teacher.

3. Observes behavior, documents and may offer suggestions to the teacher.

4. Does not communicate directly with parents concerning children’s issues.

5. Assumes responsibility for the group for short periods of time when the lead teacher or assistant teacher are occupied.

6. Assists teacher in activities and tasks which contribute to an orderly, clean environment for children.

7. Meets with lead teacher and other staff to assist in planning.

8. Plans a morning or afternoon small group lesson/activity with assistance by the lead teacher.

9. Supervises children on playground.

10. Must be willing to obtain a Bureau of Criminal Investigation ( BCI ) background check, food handler permit, CPR /First Aid certification and possible TB test.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Often: Infectious disease, oils (there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids), hazards (includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals).

Seldom: Exposure to animals.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.

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

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

This is an entry level position and on the job training is provided. The ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions; the ability to keep accurate records; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


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 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.