University of Utah WORK STUDY: UMFA Store Clerk in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/22/2018

Requisition Number PRN08202N

Job Title Retail Specialist

Working Title WORK STUDY: UMFA Store Clerk

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 1-19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

This position is less than 20 hours per week and may require weekends and some evenings. Scheduling depends upon other staff member’s availability. Store hours of operation: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10-5 and 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 art museum, creating exhibitions and programs that serve a wide array of audiences. TheUMFAis housed in the award-winning Marcia and John Price Museum Building. The Museum Store Clerk is responsible for delivering excellent customer service while welcoming guests to the store, maintaining displays, processing transactions accurately and demonstrate current Museum knowledge.


Provides excellent customer service to Museum guests

a. Greets each guest with a friendly face and helpful attitude

b. Ability to multi-task and prioritize

c. Accurately process store transactions

d. Answers phone and responds to voicemail

e. Complete cleaning and stocking duties while remaining aware of customer needs

Demonstrates museum knowledge

a. Responsible for general knowledge of Museum operations

b. Awareness of current exhibitions and programs

c. Receives updates via email, reviews general calendar and responds to email correspondence

d. Proficient in selling memberships and member benefits

e. Assist customers with calendar, exhibition, program and event questions

Minimum Qualifications

This is an entry-level position. Training will be provided. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills and the ability to pass a security clearance is required. Some positions require a minimum of six months cashiering experience.


A successful candidate possesses exceptional customer service skills, is a self-starter with a dedication to quality, presentation and cleanliness. Reliability and dependability is a must.

Previous experience in retail or another customer driven environment.

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.