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Retail Specialist



Open Date 09/13/2017
Requisition Number PRN07287N
Job Title Retail Specialist
Working Title Utah Red Zone Layton Seasonal
Job Grade A
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Care Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Temporary? No
Standard Hours per Week M-F, 15-20 hours a week
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Shift Variable
Work Schedule Summary

Must be available to work at least 4 hour shifts M-F and alternating weekends (15-20 hours per week). Store hours are Monday-Saturday 10a-8p.

Is this a work study job? No
VP Area President
Department 00435 - University Campus Store
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $8.00/h
Close Date <br /><br /><strong>NOTE:</strong> May close at anytime. 10/13/2017
Job Summary

Student part-time position work approximately 15-20 hours weekly in the Utah Red Zone Store Layton, which specializes in retail sales of University of Utah insignia merchandise.

This is a seasonal position through January.

This store is located behind the Layton Hills mall at 1425 N 447 W, Layton, UT.


This position is responsible for providing legendary customer service to each customer who enters the department. This position assists customers, both in the store and on the phone, in finding the items they are looking for and in suggesting alternative products when the requested merchandise is unavailable. This position works to fully stock merchandise on the sales floor in a timely manner, and to maintain the sales floor, by keeping it clean and orderly. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, cashiering and customer service, assisting with stock keeping and merchandising of all product. Some light housekeeping is expected. This position requires the employee to demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of electronic e-mail systems, preferably Outlook, including the e-mail and calendar functions of the system.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: walking, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), sitting. 

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead, lifting (up to 50 pounds).

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.


Some retail and cashier experience preferred.

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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current University of Utah student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many months/years of retailing and/or cashiering experience do you have?
    • No experience
    • Less than 6 months
    • 6 months or more, but less than 1 year
    • 1 year or more, but less than 3 years
    • 3 years or more

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  4. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission