The primary responsibility of the Youth Program Coordinator is to support the Extension Youth Program efforts in three areas: volunteer recruitment and training, youth participant recruitment/retention and seeking donations (financial and in kind). Extension’s signature youth program is the 4-H Club, additional programs include but are not limited to: educator training, school enrichment, camps and teen leadership. This position will work closely with teen and adult volunteers/mentors, provide volunteer training and oversight, and build the overall capacity to meet community needs and statewide priorities. USU Extension Youth Programs focus on the areas of: STEM, Agriculture, Healthy Living, Civic Engagement and Communicative/Expressive Arts.
Positions will be located throughout the state. Please indicate which location(s) you would like to be considered for in your cover letter. Depending on the location, positions will be full time or 50% time. The position will report to the Director of Youth Programs. The position is contingent upon funds, need, and performance.
Anticipated geographical service areas by county:
Accepting applications for Grand county position-50% time
The following positions have been filled:
Cache 100% time
Carbon 100% time
Davis 100% time
Duchesne 50% time
Emery 50% time
Iron 50% time
Juab 100% time
Piute 50% time
Rich 50% time
Salt Lake 100% time
San Juan 100% time
Sanpete 100% time
Sevier 100% time
Summit 100% time
Tooele 50% time
Uintah 50% time
Utah 100% time
Washington 100% time
Wayne 50% time
Weber 100% time
The finalist will be subject to a Utah Bureau of Criminal Investigation and FBI Background Check performed as part of the hiring process.
Along with the online application, please attach:
Please do not attach cover letter. You will be instructed to type or paste your cover letter in the application.
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
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.
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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