UU Student – Admin/Clerical – University of Utah – Salt Lake City, UT

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Open Date
Requisition Number
Job Title
UU Student – Admin/Clerical
Working Title
Community Engagement Facilitator
Job Grade
Patient Sensitive Job Code?
Non Benefited Staff / Student
Standard Hours per Week
19 hours/week
Full Time or Part Time?
Part Time
Work Schedule Summary
  • Monday-Friday 8am-5pm (We accommodate class schedules within these hours.)
  • Occasional weekends and evenings
Is this a work study job?
VP Area
Academic Affairs
01134 – LGBT Resource Center
Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment
External Posting
Pay Rate Range
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 community-building initiatives, including our signature events like Fabulous Fridays, Big QT Welcome, Pride Week, and Lavender Graduation. This student staff will have the opportunity to plan, coordinate, and facilitate engaging and creative LGBTQIA+ events and groups, collaborate with various student and campus partners, and connect with students in fun and meaningful ways. In addition to these duties, student staff lead in fostering a welcoming environment for students and visitors in the center, represent our office at outreach events, assist in-office maintenance, and help connect students to resources and support.

Priority Review date July 22, 2022

About Student Affairs

Student Affairs is comprised of over 20 departments and is focused on supporting student well-being and success with the ultimate goal of assisting students in discovering their passion, people, and purpose. To that end, we aim to foster an environment that encourages employees to embrace innovative service delivery methods to best meet the needs of our students. As a result, students have the opportunity to participate in the creation of campus culture, collaboratively working alongside professional staff, student leaders, and academic partners.
Student Affairs is committed to the grounding of our programs, procedures, and policies in the tenets of anti-racism and inclusion. We recognize the continued importance of education and accountability that promote equity and social justice. Our expectation is that all employees are engaged in this work to create a welcoming environment that supports the success of both students and staff and ensures they have the opportunity to be fully incorporated into university life.
  • Under the supervision of the Community Development and Engagement Coordinator, assist with the planning and coordination of community and cultural events such as Fabulous Fridays, the Big QT Welcome, Pride Week, and Lavender Graduation
  • Support with collaborations, communications, and outreach with campus partners and student organizations and groups for LGBT RC events and services, as well as other campus community events
  • Alongside other student workers, facilitate Fabulous Friday events ensuring students are engaged, welcomed, and that LGBT RC community guidelines are followed
  • Assist with the moderation of LGBT RC Discord server including Weekly Whiteboard Questions, answering student questions, engaging students in conversations, and notifying full-time staff of any concerning comments or behavior on the server
  • Assist the Coordinator in their responsibilities by chairing the Pride Week committee
  • Assist the Coordinator with recruiting and managing volunteers to create and facilitate different affinity spaces and/or groups for student populations that are marginalized within the LGBTQIA+ community (trans and non-binary students, asexual and aromantic students, queer and trans students of color, international students, etc.)
  • 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-on-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 faws@utah.edu or
(801) 581-6581. Please note you may not realize you are eligible – we encourage you to double-check!

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 verbal communication skills are essential to this role. Enthusiasm and skills in connecting and working with people from different backgrounds are a must. Strong organizational skills are critical. Interest in researching and creating content related to LGBTQIA+ identities, experiences and histories preferred.

The successful candidate will enjoy working with people. Past experience doing community-building work and planning and facilitating community events 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 tools will be provided.
Special Instructions Summary
Priority Review date July 22, 2022
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
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 (

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112



Online reports may be submitted at

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
service, may elect to enroll in
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
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.

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