Job Information

University of Utah Front Desk Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/24/2022

Requisition Number PRN12505N

Job Title UU Student - Admin/Clerical

Working Title Front Desk Assistant

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 10 hours/week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Various shifts are available between 8-5 pm Monday through Friday and are to be scheduled for 10-20 hours per week.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00321 - ASUU

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $10.00/hr

Close Date

Job Summary

The Associated Students of the University of Utah ( ASUU ) is seeking a part-time student assistant to help with general reception and clerical duties in the student government office located in the 234 Union Building. Various shifts are available between 8-5 pm Monday through Friday and are to be scheduled for 10-20 hours per week. This position is work-study eligible but is open to all students regardless of work-study status

This position may be eligible for fun perks, including but not limited to Football Tickets, financial support with tuition or books, meal vouchers, and swag. Successful candidates will need to work in collaboration with SLI staff and The Office of Financial Aid to determine eligibility and impacts to student aid before accepting such perks.

This position will report to Katie Howell, Program Coordinator for Student Leadership & Involvement.

About Student Affairs

Student Affairs ( is comprised of over 20 departments and is focused on supporting student well-being and success with the ultimate goal of assisting students in discovering their passion, people, and purpose. To that end, we aim to foster an environment that encourages employees to embrace innovative service delivery methods to best meet the needs of our students. As a result, students have the opportunity to participate in the creation of campus culture, collaboratively working alongside professional staff, student leaders, and academic partners.

Student Affairs is committed to the grounding of our programs, procedures, and policies in the tenets of anti-racism and inclusion. We recognize the continued importance of education and accountability that promote equity and social justice. Our expectation is that all employees are engaged in this work to create a welcoming environment that supports the success of both students and staff and ensures they have the opportunity to be fully incorporated into university life.


  • Assist in day to day operations of ASUU
  • Greeting visitors to the ASUU suite
  • Answer and return phone calls
  • Respond to emails
  • Assist with filing paperwork for office staff
  • Maintain office area
  • Assist in administrative duties as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a current University of Utah student.
  • Successful applicants will have strong communication skills, be detail-oriented, and have familiarity with computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • This position is work-study eligible but is open to all students regardless of work-study status. Preference will be given to those students eligible for work-study.


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.