Utah State University

4-H Extension Staff Assistant 1

City Garfield County
Posted Date 2 years ago(2/19/2019 1:16 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Southern Region
Advertised Salary
$12-$13 Commensurate based on experience


To provide assistance to the Utah State University Extension Faculty and implement 4-H/youth development programming in Garfield County with an emphasis on Bryce Valley, Escalante and Boulder areas.


4-H and Youth Development:

  • Volunteer Recruitment and Retention: Recruit, train, and support local adult and teen volunteer leaders throughout Garfield County. Increase number of new volunteers who hold regular club meetings
  • Develop 4-H/Youth programming: Assist with coordinating county, regional and state 4-H events. Provide portfolio training for youth and leaders. Recruit and prepare 4-H youth to participate in county, region and state contests. Search for funding for programming
  • Other Duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Driver's license and own transportation - Will need to be able to transport 4-H Youth
  • Experience with 4-H or youth development
  • High school diploma
  • Must be able to pass a back ground check
  • Ability to work with as a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience working with youth
  • Reside in Bryce Valley or Escalante area


Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded in the profile

2. Cover Letter 


Please do not attach cover letter, you will be instructed to copy and paste your a cover letter in the application. 


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

Advertised Salary

$12-$13 Commensurate based on experience

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 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 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 165 undergraduate majors, 138 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.


USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement. USU is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any of its programs and activities based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law (https://equity.usu.edu/non-discrimination).

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding USU’s non-discrimination policies: Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266; Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, hilary.renshaw@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information on the notice of non-discrimination, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov.

Learn more at: https://equity.usu.edu/.

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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