Job Information

University of Utah Summer YTU Teacher in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/08/2023

Requisition Number PRN13711N

Job Title UU Student - Other

Working Title Summer YTU Teacher

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 20

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

June 12 – 30; Monday – Friday; 8:45 am – 4 pm

July 10 – 28; Monday – Friday; 8:45 am – 4 pm

With some evening commitments for student performances.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00079 - Theatre Department

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $12+ based on experience

Close Date

Job Summary

Prepare for the best summer of your life by joining the Youth Theatre at the U team! Deliver interesting and creative drama classes here at the University of Utah to make a positive difference in the lives of young theatre artists. Guide students to create entertaining performances for their families and friends to enjoy!

Grow as a leader and help our program inspire the next generation of artists by leading by example. Prepare to make a difference in your community while having an outrageously wonderful time. We invite you to join our program and be your authentic self while assisting our staff in delivering the most incredible summer ever!



1. Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of young students in their groups throughout the session in order to meet the intended outcomes.

  • Assures Youth Theatre students are properly supervised at all times.
  • Apply basic youth development principles such as relationship development, respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment of youth while working with student actos.
  • Be aware of and implement safety guidelines.

2. Develop and implement activities for Youth Theatre students in accordance with the Youth Theatre mission.

  • Teach session electives and activities.
  • Actively participate in all program areas as assigned.
  • Consider activities appropriate for individual and group interests and abilities.

3. Maintain high standards of health and safety for Youth Theatre students and staff.

  • Provide care for each Youth Theatre student within your supervision, including recognition of one’s own personal health needs.
  • Be alert to Youth Theatre students and staff needs and assist them with personal and/or health problems; discuss with the Youth Theatre director when appropriate.
  • Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure proper utilization, care, and maintenance is adhered to; report necessary repairs promptly to the Youth Theatre director.
  • Provide opportunities for discussion of individual or group problems or concerns.

4. Be a role model to Youth Theatre students and staff in your attitude and behavior.

  • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
  • Set a good example for Youth Theatre students and others including cleanliness, punctuality, personal language, appearance, health habits, and manners.

5. Represent the Youth Theatre when interacting with parents or community members.

  • Provide parents with appropriate feedback and information as needed for their Youth Theatre students to have a successful Youth Theatre experience.
  • Follow safety and security protocols when Youth Theatre students are in public while presenting a positive image of the Youth Theatre.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Be physically able to accompany the Youth Theatre students to any of the Youth Theatre electives and activities.
  • Be able to communicate verbally with Youth Theatre students and provide instructions.
  • Have visual ability to recognize hazards in any of our buildings as well as physical symptoms of Youth Theatre student injury or illness.
  • Have auditory ability to respond appropriately to hazards and any Youth Theatre student concerns.
  • Be able to observe Youth Theatre student behavior in daily life, to respond verbally to health and safety concerns, and to deal appropriately with any improper behavior.


  • Previous experience as a group counselor or staff member in a children’s theatre or other youth settings.
  • Desire and ability to work with children in the classroom, rehearsal studio, and on stage..
  • Ability to relate to one’s peer group.
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance.
  • Ability to assist in or teach an activity.
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control.
  • College Sophomore or equivalent, or at least 18 years of age.
  • Experience working with children as a leader or assistant leader.

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)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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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.

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