Job Information

University of Utah Meal Delivery Staff in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 08/30/2021

Requisition Number PRN11600N

Job Title Seasonal (6 month)

Working Title Meal Delivery Staff

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student


Standard Hours per Week 10

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

1. The Meal Delivery staff need to be available Monday – Sunday from 11:00am – 2:00pm and 5:00pm – 8:00pm.

2. Meal Delivery staff will also work on holidays, such as Labor Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day.

3. Thanksgiving coverage will be needed based on demand at that time.

4. Allowance for a weekend or day off would be managed through other co-workers to cover a portion of your assigned deliveries. Weekend or day off requests should be limited to 1 per month.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00307 - Housing & Residential Educ

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $12.00

Close Date

Job Summary

The Meal Delivery position is a part-time, temporary position of Housing & Residential Education and the Student Affairs Division at the University of Utah.

There will be a team of Meal Delivery staff who will support students who are in isolation or quarantine spaces in Housing & Residential Education by obtaining the meal from the respective dining center and delivering it to the outside of the individual’s room door.

This position will report to the Associated Director of Dining Management during the week and be supported by the Resident Directors who are serving in on-call capacity for the weekend.

The successful Meal Delivery staff member will have the following skill sets: ability to maintain confidential information, integrity with door access resources provided, organization ability, flexibility, ability to report to work through all types of weather, and commitment to the Mission and Values of the Housing & Residential Education department.

Housing & Residential Education and the University of Utah value interactions among individuals with varying traditions, cultures, identities, expressions, orientation, religious beliefs, economic backgrounds, and racial/ethnic origins. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who will share and explore this value with the team and with the residents.


The Meal Delivery staff member is employed in Housing & Residential Education to help provide meals to residents who are either isolating or in quarantine due to COVID -19. This is a week day, weekend and holiday position.

Use of a personal cell phone is required for this position.

Order confirmation

a. Meal Delivery staff will utilize a list of meals to be picked up and delivered to room numbers within an assigned zone.

b. Staff member will go to the dining center associated with the assigned zone to obtain the bags containing meals and gather them for delivery.

c. If there are meals missing or a meal is inaccurate i.e. does not accommodate dietary restrictions, Staff will work with the Dining chef to obtain an alternate meal to be delivered.


a. Staff member will access the building of the delivery to be made, go to the room number and place the associated bag outside of the door.

b. Staff member will knock on the door at the time of delivery and leave the location.


a. Staff member will report to the Associate Director or on weekends to the Resident Director on-call any issues that arise and seek direction if the solution is not evident.

b. Staff member will provide notice that they have completed their deliveries.

Notice: This is a health and safety low-risk activity. The Meal Delivery staff are expected to comply with Salt Lake County and University policy to wear a face covering in indoor locations and outdoors when physical distancing is not feasible. Wearing a face covering indoors lowers the risk of this activity.

Minimum Qualifications

This is a seasonal, temporary, non-benefited position that can be used for positions six months or less.

Seasonal work generally means work that by its very nature can only be performed during certain times of the year.



• Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information and security access

• Ability to lift 20 pounds and carry it for a distance.

• Ability to walk for up to an hour at a time.

• Ability to take direction in the English language.

• Experience with analyzing and problem solving skills.

• Ability to multi-task and remain organized

• Valid driver’s license preferred

Preference is given to current Housing & Residential Education staff members who have passed a background check.

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.