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University of Utah Sign Maker/Graphics Designer in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 01/29/2021

Requisition Number PRN25192B

Job Title Sign Painter

Working Title Sign Maker/Graphics Designer

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

VP Area President

Department 00403 - Metals & Machine Shop

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 12.02 to 21.63

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the creation of an appropriate installation of interior and exterior signs, banners, posters and leader boards, Building and Office Signs and Name Plates. This person will be responsible for all general production of signs and graphic materials. The goal is to efficiently produce signage solutions for our customers at the highest quality, and best service.

Facilities Management mission is to provide a safe, sustainable, and attractive University environment.

As a member of the Facilities Management team, you will enjoy working in a stable Higher Education environment with plenty of opportunities to apply what you know while learning new skills. The University of Utah offers an excellent pay and benefits package, including affordable health care available on your start date, generous sick and vacation pay accrual, cell phone reimbursement, and a free UTA TRAX /bus pass.

Do you have excellent customer service and problem solving skills? Would you like to be challenged to take individual initiative in an environment that rewards your efforts with career growth opportunities? Many of the roles on the University of Utah’s Facilities Management Team are casual dress, tools are provided, and you’ll be working on resolving issues with experienced and knowledgeable team members who will help you build on the skills you bring to the team. Apply today!

This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at designated assigned building on the University of Utah campus if they are healthy and without COVID -19 symptoms


1.Meets with directors, managers, or requesting department representatives to plan and develop a variety of directional and warning signs, displays, banners, department and building signage etc.

2.Designs requested signs, displays or banners by hand or with computer graphic software.

3.Constructs signs, displays or banners requiring carpentry, hand painting, vinyl lettering, engraving, computer generation, CNC Router etc.

4.Installs, hangs or affixes signs, displays or banners according to University Regulations and safety requirements to properly inform, warn or direct individuals.

5.Maintains as required all existing signs, displays or banners.

6.Engraves all name tags and name plates.

7.Maintains supply base including machinery, paints, engraving stock, vinyl lettering, tools and graphic materials.

8.Keeps records of transactions, supplies, time and materials used in projects completed.

9.Initiates invoicing as required to ensure proper cost distribution.

10.Serves on numerous committees requiring assistance with the design, construction and installation of posters and banners.

Minimum Qualifications

Four years of directly related experience; demonstrated knowledge and use of required tools including but not limited to silk screening, engraving, computer assisted sign making, etc.; and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required. This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.


Four years of directly related experience. Demonstrates knowledge and use of required tools including but not limited to CNC Router, engraving, computer assisted Vinyl sign making, etc.; and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required.

Valid Driver’s License.

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

Type Benefited Staff

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 qualified applicants, upon request and 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”). 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.