Staff Assistant III – Utah State University, Eastern

Price Campus

Requisition ID 2021-4458

# of Openings

Job Locations US-UT-Price

Category (Portal Searching) Administrative/Clerical  

Position Type Benefited Full-Time 

Job Classification Non-Exempt 

Percent of Time or Hours per Week 40 hours a week 

College USU Eastern 

Department USU Eastern-Administration 

Advertised Salary Minimum $34,000, commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


The Staff Assistant III provides clerical and other support duties to the Museum director and staff. This role also supervises the museum’s admission desk and gift shop.


This position is responsible for tracking the financial aspects of the museum’s operation, including depositing funds, reconciling transactions, and placing orders for equipment and materials. They also supervise the clerks at the front desk, including making a schedule, enforcing code of conduct and covering absences when necessary. Other giftshop duties include ordering and tracking stock along with overall responsibility for the POS system. Other duties include answering queries about the museum via phone and email, booking tours and classroom rentals, making travel arrangements for staff, minute taking at meetings, coordinating event logistics at the museum, and other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Four years of experience; or an associate degree/technical training plus two years of experience; or a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Experience working in an office setting with a diverse set of duties including financial tracking, familiarity with basic computer programs, experience identifying new vendors for targeted merchandise
  • Excellent customer service

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Contacts for 3 professional references to be included at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile
  3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum $34,000, commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and may lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

Executive Director of the Office of Equity, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw,, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481,

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695,

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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