Utah State University

  • 4-H Afterschool Club Instructor - Salt Lake County

    City Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 7 months ago(3/29/2019 5:34 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-1360
    # of Openings
    30
    Job Locations
    US-UT-Taylorsville
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Extension
    Position Type
    Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
    Job Classification
    Non-Benefited
    College
    Extension
    Department
    Northern Region
    Advertised Salary
    $12.00/hrs.
  • Overview

    The Salt Lake County Office of Utah State University Extension seeks qualified individuals who would be responsible for providing enriching afterschool clubs for students. Clubs typically run 1.5 hours a day for 10 weeks. (There are 3 x 10 week long periods in this program). We need educators who have skill or are willing to learn skills in a variety of subject matters; such as, but not limited to Sewing, STEM, Cake Decorating, Music, Art, Etc. Each club required 2.5 hours/day/week and Educators can teach multiple clubs a week.

    Responsibilities

    • Plan and teach an engaging 1.5 hour club at least once a week for 8-10 weeks. You might be able to teach multiple days a week and for multiple club cycles
    • Keep an attendance record of those students who attend your club
    • Attend required training
    • Attend 4-H Afterschool events such as 4-H service projects, and club showcase

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Must work effectively with youth, families, and school
    • Pass background check
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Self-Starter, good follow-through
    • Ability to work with little supervision

    Preferrred Qualifications:

    • Experience working with youth
    • Past experience in the 4-H Program as a youth or volunteer
    • Skills related to STEM and other afterschool subject matter

    Required Documents

    Along with the online application, please attach:

    1. Resume to be uploaded in the candidate profile

    2. Cover Letter

     

    Please do not attach cover letter in the candidate profile; you will be instructed to copy and paste your cover letter later on in the application. 

     

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

    Advertised Salary

    $12.00/hrs.

    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 28,000 students (25,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students) on the Logan main campus, four regional campuses, two USU Eastern campuses, and 28 centers throughout the state. USU offers 162 undergraduate majors, 153 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. The 2018 rankings from Washington Monthly ranked USU as one of the top 30 national Universities and the 5th best public national university in the nation.   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 at: https://www.usu.edu/about/at-a-glance/.

     

    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. Additional information about Logan can be found at: http://www.loganutah.org/visitors/about_logan/index.php.

     

    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 (https://www.usu.edu/president/missionstatement/). USU is an AA/EO employer and does not discriminate 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. Learn more at www.aaeo.usu.edu/non-discrimination. USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program. Additional information can be found at: http://www.usu.edu/provost/faculty-life/dual-career-assistance.cfm.

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