Utah State University

Front Desk Clerk at the USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum

City Price Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/20/2024 5:04 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Customer Service/Support
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
15-26 hours a week
USU Eastern
USU Eastern-Administration
Advertised Salary
$12.00 per hour
Telework Eligible


The USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum is looking to hire a Front Desk Clerk, who will assist with admissions, memberships, and all things pertaining to the museum’s gift shop.

Work schedule: 

    • Saturdays: Off
    • Sundays: 1:00-5:15 pm (4.25 hours)
    • Mondays: 1:00-5:15 pm (4.25 hours)
    • Tuesdays: 1:00-5:15 pm (4.25 hours)
    • Wednesdays: Off
    • Thursdays: 1:00-7:15 pm (6.25 hours)
    • Fridays: 1:00-7:15 pm (6.25 hours)
    • Total: 25.25 hours


  • Greet visitors and introduce them to the museum.
  • Ring up museum admissions and memberships.
  • Ring up museum gift shop purchases.
  • Ring up museum meeting room rentals.
  • Price gift shop merchandise and stock shelves.
  • Keep the gift shop areas and shelves neat and tidy.
  • Count cash drawer at the beginning and/or end of shift.
  • Open/close gift shop areas at the beginning/end of the day.
  • Become familiar with and follow gift shop policies and procedures.
  • Complete required trainings.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Confident and comfortable interacting with the public.
  • Dependable and committed to working assigned schedule.
  • Open to trading shifts with co-workers, as needed.
  • Pays attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions or work assignments.
  • Ability to follows policies and procedures.
  • Willingness to learn new skills or techniques.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Retail/Cash handling experience.


Position contingent on a successful completion of a back ground check. 

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” 


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

Advertised Salary

$12.00 per hour


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  This position requires moderate physical activity, including the handling of objects up to 25 pounds and/or standing or walking more than one

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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:


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