University of Utah Event Laborer in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 08/09/2018

Requisition Number PRN08397N

Job Title Laborer

Working Title Event Laborer

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 15-20 hrs per week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary

Varied. Evenings and weekends required. Weekday availability starting at 3:30pm

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00018 - Utah Museum of Natl Hist Oper

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $10.00/hr

Close Date

Job Summary

At the Natural History Museum of Utah we place a strong emphasis on providing an exceptional experience to every guest who visits the museum or participates in any of our programs. All staff members, at every level and in all departments, are a critical part of providing this level of experience. Candidates selected for employment withNHMUwill receive training and be expected to consistently contribute to creating an exceptional and memorable experience at every opportunity.

The Special Events Team is an integral part of the success of the rental events program at the Natural History Museum of Utah. They will provide set-up and tear-down of events, as well as support throughout the event on an as needed basis. It is anticipated that the Museum will host an average of four events each week, 250 per year, which requires a strong and committed team to make all events a success and convey the “NHMU brand experience” of customer service that exceeds client expectations. The Museum has the capacity to host events ranging from 20 guests to 1200 guests; most events will be for 300 to 600 guests.


Set-up, take-down and reset of events requires the movement of tables, chairs, and other furniture. In addition the Events Team will provide event support throughout the event and will interface with guests to convey the “NHMU brand experience” of customer service that exceeds client expectations.

Minimum Qualifications


Previous event industry and customer service experience preferred.

Weekday morning availability and weekday afternoon/evening availability (the shift starts at 3:30pm) strongly preferred.

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 must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.