University of Utah Gallery Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/12/2018

Requisition Number PRN08262N

Job Title Office Assistant

Working Title Gallery Assistant

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

9:30am-1:30pm or 1:30pm-5:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and/or Sunday.

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 per hour

Close Date

Job Summary

The Gallery Assistant assists the Gallery Programs Coordinator with day-to-dayNHMUoperations, including: supporting volunteer management, prop management, special events, and program facilitation.


• Assist with gallery props management, including: sourcing, maintaining, inventorying, and gathering.

• Assist with gallery programs, including: supply acquisition and setting up tables and chairs

• Assist with special events, including: supply acquisition and setting up tables and chairs

• Facilitate short, in-gallery, science-based educational activities and demonstrations

• Interact with Museum guests, answer questions about Museum programs

and services, and provide excellent customer service

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalency required. One year full-time customer service experience or equivalency, demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Strong communication skills

• Strong organizational skills

• Excellent customer service skills

• Demonstrated ability to work independently and reliably

• Experience teaching or working with children preferred

• Sewing skills preferred, but not required

• Background check required

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.