Utah State University

Staff Assistant I

City Panguitch
Posted Date 3 months ago(7/9/2020 12:11 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
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Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Southern Region
Advertised Salary
Minimum $12 per hour, commensurate based on experience


Incumbents in the Staff Assistant I position will perform a variety of administrative support and/or secretarial duties for a specified department or program.

Utah State University Extension in Kane County is actively involved in providing high quality programming in the areas of 4-H and STEM, Agriculture, Health and Wellness, Nutrition, Family Relationships and Economic Development. We are seeking to add an energetic person to the Kane County team. Someone who works well with others in a high energy and changing workplace.


  • Manage finances for the Agriculture, 4-H and Family Consumer Science Faculty
  • Submit weekly, monthly, and annual reports as required
  • Assist with online 4-H enrollment
  • Manage social media events (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube)
  • Manage event registration
  • Provide day of support for extension events (including nights and weekends)
  • Track inventory for 4-H program
  • Employ innovative approaches to reach diverse audiences (advertise and market)
  • Evaluate, document and report impacts
  • Coordinate with administrators to manage budgets, schedules, leave and other job-related activities
  • Support the civil rights mandate of Kane County
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

As representatives of Utah State University and primary contributors to its mission, all employees are expected to demonstrate the following characteristics:

  1. Take initiative
  2. Maintain confidentiality
  3. Be accountable
  4. Behave ethically
  5. Be honest and trustworthy
  6. Demonstrate a strong work ethic
  7. Be inquisitive
  8. Be detail oriented
  9. Be self-motivated
  10. Efficiently manage multiple tasks
  11. Be a team player
  12. Be committed to improving USU


High school diploma/GED or aptitude is required.

Within the scope and complexity of each position's responsibilities, each incumbent is expected to possess and demonstrate the following abilities:

  1. Communicating: Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing
  2. Problem solving: Analyzes information and evaluates results to select the best solution and solve problems
  3. Monitoring: Measures performance of self; makes improvements and takes appropriate corrective action
  4. Critical Thinking: Comes to well-reasoned conclusions, solutions, and approaches to problems
  5. Team Building: Works to create a team-based environment. Consistently demonstrates cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors, and customers
  6. Active Listening: Gives full attention when others are speaking; listens to understand, asks questions as appropriate, and does not interrupt
  7. Service Orientation: Actively seeks opportunities to help others and excellent customer service skills
  8. Conflict Resolution: Acts professionally when encountering customers who, at times, may be frustrated or threatening
  9. Maintain a positive attitude
  10. Has good organizational skills
  11. Comfortable working with all ages and demographics

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:


1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application


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

Advertised Salary

Minimum $12 per hour, commensurate based on experience


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.

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.


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 Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visithttps://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

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

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


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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