Job Information

University of Utah Facilities Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 08/30/2021

Requisition Number PRN11629N

Job Title UU Student - Library

Working Title Facilities Assistant

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday-Friday 8am-12pm or 1pm-5pm

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00790 - Marriott Library - Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $11.00

Close Date

Job Summary

Are you interested in helping us take care of one of the University’s largest and most visited buildings? We are looking for energetic individuals who enjoy a balance of working together on projects and individually on assigned tasks in the areas of facilities management and maintenance. Different projects provide opportunities to work with many different people and departments on diverse tasks.


• Complete daily/weekly inspection checklists to identify issues with the building, furnishings, and equipment and help facilitate corrective solutions

• Assists Facilities Manager on various of projects related to equipment, furniture, and shelving maintenance

• Performs minor maintenance on furniture and is responsible for regular cleaning

• Provides an escort for contractors and vendors in restricted areas during projects

• Follows detailed instructions to ensure maintenance work-orders are completed in reasonable time

• Keeps inventory of tools, attic stock materials and completes reports each semester

• Works in Automated Retrieval Center ( ARC ) as needed fulfilling patron collection requests

• Provides back up coverage for the Shipping and Receiving department as needed

• Assists with library exhibition installation, including installing works of art, lifting exhibition cases, and moving materials throughout the library

• Performs weekly cleaning of the library kitchens

• Performs general custodial work in specialty spaces

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a current University of Utah student enrolled 6 undergraduate credit hours or 5 graduate credit hours during the fall and spring semesters.

For the Library to be able to appropriately monitor hours worked, part-time employees are generally asked to restrict their work with the University of Utah to Library employment only, unless an exception is granted.


Demonstrate a knowledge of general maintenance skills and related tools. Ability to work independently on a variety of tasks and collaboratively in groups on assigned projects. The ability to lift up to 25 lbs. and work from a step ladder. Show effective communication and human relation skills. Must be self-motivated and able to work independently.

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.