University of Utah Work Study Theatrical Asst in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/13/2018

Requisition Number PRN08160N

Job Title Theatrical/Radio/TV Asst

Working Title Work Study Theatrical Asst

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 20-40

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Flexible Monday-Sunday

Is this a work study job? Yes

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00079 - Theatre Department

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 7.25 to 10.00

Close Date

Job Summary

Performs one of many or all tasks associated with theater technical work including stage carpentry, scene painting, lighting, audio,prop making and costuming.



The applicant must be a student with an accepted Work-Study award for the current year. Work-Study award status may be viewed throughCISon the Financial Aid Status page.


Builds stage scenery employing carpentry, welding, rigging, plastic fabrication, foam carving and fabric construction skills. Mixes paints and paints stage scenery employing stenciling, dry brushing, marbling, pouncing, spattering, spraying, and papering techniques. Prepares sound and runs soundboard for performances. Prepares properties for each production by borrowing, adapting, re-upholstering; or creates properties using paper, fabric, plastic, metal, or wood crafts. Constructs costumes for each production by pattern making, cutting, sewing, and fitting to actors. Climbs ladders, moves heavy scenery pieces, and works with a wide variety of power tools.

Minimum Qualifications


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

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.