Job Information

University of Utah Club U Lounge Counselor in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 01/17/2024

Requisition Number PRN14493N

Job Title Classroom Assistant

Working Title Club U Lounge Counselor

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

May 13th-June 2nd Day/evening staff training.

June 3th -Aug 9th 2:45 pm – 6:15 pm M-F (opportunity for occasional day hours if available)

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 02203 - Youth & Personal Enrichment

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 15.00

Close Date

Job Summary

This position is for our Club U Lounge after-care program and is best suited for individuals with morning/day classes or employment.

Join the Club U Summer Camp crew and get ready for the best summer of your life! Work on campus and enjoy making a positive difference in the lives of young children as you deliver engaging and enriching activities here at the University of Utah.

Not only will you be making many new friends across our diverse staff, you will also acquire and strengthen your skillsets in LEADERSHIP , COMMUNICATION , PROBLEM SOLVING , PRIORITIZATION , RISK MANAGEMENT , AND MORE ! Grow as a leader and help our programs inspire the next generation through your positive example and gear up to make a difference in your community while having a ridiculously good time in the process. We welcome you to join our program and be your genuine self and help our team deliver the most amazing summer imaginable- this will be the best job that you have ever had!


Department Specific Qualifications:

  • Be physically able to accompany the campers to any of the camp activities.
  • Be able to communicate verbally with campers and provide instructions.
  • Have visual ability to recognize hazards in the camp setting as well as physical symptoms of camper injury or illness.
  • Have auditory ability to respond appropriately to hazards and any camper concerns.
  • Be able to observe camper behavior in daily life, to respond verbally to health and safety concerns, and to deal appropriately with any improper behavior.
  • Current CPR and first-aid certificate (this training will be provided for those who need it).

Job Responsibilities:

1. Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of campers in their camper group within activities and throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes.

i. Assures campers are properly supervised at all times and following safety guidelines.

ii. Apply basic youth development principles such as relationship development, respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment of youth while working with campers.

2. Develop and implement activities for campers in accordance with the camp mission.

3. Maintain high standards of health and safety for campers and staff.

i. Provide care for each camper within your supervision, including recognition of ones own personal health needs.

ii. Be alert to campers and staff needs and assist them with personal and/or health problems; discuss with camp director when appropriate.

4. Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.

i. Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.

5. Represent the camp when interacting with parents or community members.

i. Provide parents appropriate feedback and information as needed for their campers to have a successful camp experience.

Minimum Qualifications

This is an entry-level position. Training will be provided. Must demonstrate an interest in learning about child development and guidance; a willingness to take direction from the assigned teacher; willing to obtain a food handlers permit, TB test, Bureau of Criminal Investigation ( BCI ) background check, first aid training are required. Demonstrated human relation and effective human relations skills are also required.


  • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors and in the classroom
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to assist in or teach an activity
  • High school graduate or equivalent, or at least 18 years of age.
  • Experience or interest in working with children

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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.

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

All qualified individuals are strongly 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 ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

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