Utah State University

Well Connected Communities Coordinator - San Juan County

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Posted Date 4 months ago(8/17/2020 7:06 PM)
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Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Extension Home & Community
Advertised Salary
$12.00 per hour


The Well Connected Communities Coordinator will work alongside extension faculty to promote health among the youth and families of San Juan County. The Well Connected Communities Program Coordinator will become immersed in the communities of San Juan County in order to identify key partners and youth in the community to bring together to form a Wellness Coalition. Hours vary between 5-10 depending on work load.


The coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Identifying and form connections with key partners and youth leaders
  • Form a multi-sector health council or coalition that includes youth and adult volunteers from the community
  • Guide programming from coalition based on completed county assessment needs
  • Track best practices and impact on community health through qualitative and quantitative documentation and reports
  • Ensure that grant goals are achieved and grant deliverables are completed


  • Promote youth health in San Juan County
  • Work to increase San Juan county participation for youth in health and wellness programming
  • Recruit youth and adult volunteers to help guide and implement a multi-sector health coalition
  • Coordinate trainings for coalition members
  • Work with coalition to develop measurable goals and objectives, analyze county needs assessment data, develop an action plan as a coalition, and produce program reports and impact sheets
  • Maintain and document budget activities and provide quarterly reports
  • Some travel around the county is required
  • Other responsibilities as needed 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in assisting and supporting community education programs
  • Comfortable with and knowledgeable in educating youth about health
  • Be a self-starter and motivated to work independently
  • Prior experience working with community teen programs
  • Some post-secondary education
  • A working knowledge of windows, Microsoft office, and the internet
  • Data entry and program evaluation experience
  • Effective written/typed and verbal communication skills
  • Teamwork
  • A strong commitment to the program's transformative potential
  • Maintain the qualities of being: professional, confident, self-motivated, team–oriented, dependable, an effective communicator, and have a strong work ethic

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with youth as a mentor or leader
  • Experience working with USU Extension/4-H 

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”

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


**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.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and may lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

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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