Utah State University

Recruitment Assistant

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 week ago(10/12/2020 5:50 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Student Affairs
Cntr for Civic Engagemnt & Svc-Lrn
Advertised Salary
$12.00 per hour


Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) is a program of Utah State University's Center for Civic Engagement & Service Learning. UCC is an AmeriCorps program made up of members, staff, and partners dedicated to service to our community and environment. We engage in projects throughout the state of Utah that address goals relating to environmental conservation, leadership, education, and sustainability.


The Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) Recruitment Assistant will provide support to UCC staff through recruitment and selection of UCC field crew members. The Recruitment Assistant will also assist UCC staff with other recruitment related tasks. This position is directly supervised by the UCC Communications Coordinator. This is a part-time position. Remote work option is available.


Responsibility Number: 1 Rank: 1 Percent: 90

  • Assists UCC staff with recruitment and selection of UCC field crew members.
  • Assists with reviewing crew member applications, conducting interviews, and selecting AmeriCorps field crew members.
  • Responsible for updating contact and hiring worksheets.
  • Responsible for sending UCC Welcome Packet, Agreement Letter, and any other position acceptance related correspondence to field crew members.
  • Responsible for inviting members and maintaining groups where incoming and existing members can communicate (Google Groups, Facebook, etc.).
  • Communicates with incoming AmeriCorps members, corresponds via email and phone, answers member questions, provides guidance and serves as a resource of information for new members.
  • Communicates recruitment updates to UCC staff on a regular basis.

Responsibility Number: 2 Rank: 2 Percent: 10

  • Assists UCC staff with other recruitment related tasks.
  • Assists the Communications Coordinator with other recruitment related tasks including, but not limited to, attending job fairs and other recruiting events (in-person and virtual) and creation and/or distribution of UCC advertisement materials,
  • May assist with specialty crew or targeted recruitment efforts.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Professional computer experience with word processing and spreadsheet creation/management emphasis
  • Ability to accurately complete data entry with minimal supervision
  • Ability to organize and track hundreds of applicant files
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong public speaking ability
  • Familiarity with community volunteerism, non-profit organizations, natural resource conservation issues, and national service required



  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Professional computer experience with word processing and spreadsheet creation/management emphasis.
  • Ability to accurately complete data entry with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to organize and track hundreds of applicant files.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong public speaking ability.
  • Familiarity with community volunteerism, non-profit organizations, natural resource conservation issues, and national service required.
  • Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple projects.
  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions or work assignments.
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities.
  • Cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport with a diverse workforce in multicultural settings.
  • Team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and co-workers.
  • Productive worker with solid work ethic who exerts effort in successfully completing tasks.
  • Dependable, responsible contributor committed to excellence and success.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to learn new skills or techniques.

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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