Job Information

University of Utah Student Staff - Work Study in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 08/09/2021

Requisition Number PRN11546N

Job Title UU Student - Admin/Clerical

Working Title Student Staff - Work Study

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Flexible with hours M-F between 8am to 7pm with some weekends and evenings required

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 01134 - LGBT Resource Center

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment

Pay Rate Range $11.00

Close Date

Job Summary

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center ( LGBT RC) is seeking a student who is highly motivated and enthusiastic about LGBTQIA+ issues on campus. As a work study position, this student staff will assist with LGBT RC education initiatives through the creation and management of educational resources on our website, developing educational social media content, and assisting in planning and facilitation of educational programming. In addition to these duties, student staff assist in daily office maintenance, lead in fostering a welcoming environment for students and visitors in the center, give support in planning and coordinating events and help connect students to resources and support.

This position will involve a mix of in-office and remote work following University guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID -19. This will include planning and running online events and coming up with creative ways to connect with students at a distance. A work laptop and all software necessary for this job will be provided.


• Under the supervision of the Coordinator, assist with the development of engaging and educational social media content about LGBTQIA+ identities, experiences, and histories.

• Research, develop, and maintain educational resources for the LGBT RC website

• Lead alongside other student staff in the planning and coordination of regular community and cultural events throughout the year

• Assist Coordinator in the facilitation of educational workshops and presentations

• Assist with general office duties, such as answering phones, greeting guests, maintaining the library, space cleaning and upkeep, assisting students, etc.

• Represent the LGBT RC and the University of Utah at events, tabling functions, meetings, etc.

• Distribute brochures, flyers, posters and other advertising materials related to LGBT RC events, programs, and services

• Attend weekly staff meetings and one-one-one supervision meetings

• Other duties as assigned

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

Must be a current, enrolled undergraduate student at the University of Utah.

Applicants must be work-study eligible and must receive and accept a Federal Work- Study award to finalize employment. If you have questions regarding Federal Work- Study eligibility, please contact the University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid Work Study Coordinator at or (801) 581-6581.

Must be available to work 19 hours a week. This includes academic breaks (summer, fall, spring, etc.), as well as occasional evening and weekend work.

Strong written and interpersonal communication skills are essential to this role. Interest in researching and creating content related to LGBTQIA+ identities, experiences and histories preferred. Proficiency in creating original written/visual content is a plus.

The successful candidate will enjoy working with people and past experience doing community-building work with teams, groups, or organizations is highly desired.

Candidates must demonstrate enthusiasm for learning about LGBTQIA+ identities and working with students of diverse backgrounds.

Must have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Training for essential office programs and tools will be provided. Skills related website editing, video and audio editing, graphic design, and/or Abode Create Suite proficiency are a plus.


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


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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.