University of Utah Natural History Museum of Utah Field Trip Education Intern in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 12/07/2018

Requisition Number PRN08788N

Job Title UU Student - Admin/Clerical

Working Title Natural History Museum of Utah Field Trip Education Intern

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 6

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Available between 9:30 AM and 1 PM on weekdays. Days and hours flexible.

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/hr

Close Date 01/25/2019

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 Field Trip Education Intern will facilitate interactive, in-gallery programming for field trip visitors and work closely with School Programs staff to expand, develop, and implement field trip programming.


•Facilitate and support in-gallery programming for field trip students.

•Assist in greeting and welcoming of field trip students.

•Engage with K-12 students, teachers, and chaperones in an informal education environment.

•Assist in evaluation of field trip programming and other assigned projects and activities to support field trip education as needed.

•Work collaboratively with Museum staff and volunteers to expand, develop, and implement new field trip programming.

Minimum Qualifications


•Undergraduate student

•Excited about science and education

•Enjoy interacting with children and adults

•Comfortable and calm in high-activity, high-energy, and noisy environments

•Ability to take initiative and adapt quickly in changing circumstances

•Good oral communication skills

•Pass a criminal background check

•Proficient in Microsoft Office programs; willing to learn basic skills to use apps and programs on computers and smart devices

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.