University of Utah WORK STUDY: UMFA Security Staff in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/29/2018

Requisition Number PRN08120N

Job Title Service Officer

Working Title WORK STUDY: UMFA Security Staff

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 1-19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Assigned shifts vary dependent upon other staff members.

Hours of operation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10-5 | Wednesday 10-9

Is this a work study job? Yes

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00073 - Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 9.00

Close Date

Job Summary

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is located on the campus of the University of Utah, and offers visitors the opportunity to explore over 5,000 years of human creativity with a collection of over 20,000 objects and art works from classic Greek and Roman antiquities to cutting-edge, contemporary art. Founded in 1914, theUMFAis the State of Utah’s official museum, creating exhibitions and programs which serve a wide array of audiences. The Museum is located in the award-winning Marcia and John Price Museum Building.

The Security Staff is responsible for protecting the art and delivering excellent customer service while making sure all policies and procedures are followed by visitors, staff, volunteers, and colleagues.

Job will begin 07/02/2018 and end 12/15/18. If further work-study funding has been awarded, the end date may be extended.


Secures buildings to avoid theft and property damage throughout theUMFA. Applies preventive measures to insure possible hazards are minimized.

UnlocksUMFAbuilding(s) at the beginning of each work day and securesUMFAproperty by locking buildings and turning off lights and other electrical devices unintentionally left on after office hours.

Patrols theUMFA, inspecting building, examining doors and windows, and checking for intrusions.

Assists the Fire Department by answering fire alarms with fire fighters and unlocking buildings and barriers to permit entry.

Investigates disturbances and contacts police if a violation of the law has occurred.

Maintains appropriate logs to advise department heads of potential security problems.

Provides special services to theUMFAcommunity such as locking and unlocking offices, escorting individuals and assisting patrons and visitors with directions. Assists in theft prevention by monitoring the security of controlled spaces and works of art via; building patrols and closed-circuit television.

Needs to be able to lift 50 lbs, ensure that parcels are received, inspected and delivered to appropriate staff with in theUMFA.

AssistsUMFAstaff during medical emergencies by calling University Police for Paramedic response, applies basic first-aid until paramedics arrive, and managing crowd control.

May occasionally be required to assist with moving works of art under the direction of the Collections Department.

Minimum Qualifications


One year security experience or equivalency; successfully pass a background check; demonstrated communications skills; and a commitment to providing excellent customer service required. A valid Utah Driver’s License preferred.CPRandAEDcertification preferred.

Special Instructions Summary

Please include a list of availability and/or a class schedule.

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.