Job Information

University of Utah Education Assistant – Full Time in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 01/18/2024

Requisition Number PRN37455B

Job Title Counselor Assistant

Working Title Education Assistant – Full Time

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

All hours will take place Monday-Friday between 8:00am – 5:00pm

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/hr

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

Our Campus Camps and Pre-College at the U summer programs are built to inspire education, innovation, and imagination. We develop interests and passions through experiential education and extend the resources of the University of Utah to students 17 and under. Our summer programs run for 10 weeks in the summer, Monday-Friday.

This is an in-person position. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The selected candidate must be able to start work the week of June 3rd, 2024. Please email with questions.

As an Education Assistant you will:

  • Learn and implement various classroom management techniques
  • Identify different teaching styles
  • Observe how learning abilities differ by age
  • Gain experience in Inquiry-based Education


  • Assist with classroom management including the direction, supervision, and organization of campers
  • Assist with facilitating activities, helping with field trips, managing supplies, etc.
  • Work with Youth Education instructors and staff to ensure program quality
  • Deliver extraordinary customer service to all program participants
  • Recognize and respond to teachable moments in the group
  • Encourage campers to participate in activities by demonstrating excitement and enthusiasm appropriately
  • Other duties may be assigned

Minimum Qualifications


  • At least 18 years old
  • Prior experience working with children in a camp or classroom environment
  • Prior experience in STEAM -based subjects
  • Self-directed, punctual, and highly organized
  • Available consistently throughout the weeks of summer

The requirements listed in our job description are guidelines, not hard and fast rules. If you have 75% of the qualifications listed, we encourage you to apply. Your experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work, which helps build competencies, knowledge, and skills that translate directly to our openings. Applying gives you the opportunity to be considered.

Type Benefited Staff

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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