Utah State University

Program Coordinator III

City Park City
Posted Date 2 months ago(11/19/2020 5:22 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-UT-Park City
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Swaner EcoCenter
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


The Community Engagement and Partnerships Program Coordinator III will lead Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter’s community engagement and development efforts through a variety of methods, including those detailed below. This person will be focused on maintaining and building a strong and dynamic community of supporters to secure the financial and other resources that enable Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter’s work to grow and develop. 

The Community Engagement and Partnerships Program Coordinator must be personable, creative, flexible, team-oriented, and highly organized.  They should have excellent communication skills, both written and oral.


  • Manage and develop Swaner Membership program including planning creative events, benefits, communication, and recognition.
  • Manage and develop Swaner’s donor club, Sandhill Society, including planning unique events, benefits, communication, and recognition.
  • Represent Swaner at community events and functions.
  • Stewardship and cultivation of current and prospective Sandhill Society Members.
  • Develop and collaborate with USU Advancement on donor tracking and record-keeping.
  • Develop system for and collaborate with USU Advancement on donor recognition and communication.
  • Work with Swaner Advisory and Advancement Board, including meetings, annual giving, and stewardship.
  • Manage local fundraising events including Live PC Give PC.
  • Manage annual fundraising campaign(s) such as end of year annual appeal and Earth Day appeal.
  • Help to represent Swaner with news outlets such as KPCW and PCTV.
  • Manage volunteer program communication and structure.
  • Work with staff team on specific projects and offerings.
  • Develop and strengthen community partnerships with businesses, foundations, and other organizations, including written proposals.
  • Collaborate with staff team on adult education and events.
  • Work closely with staff team and staff assistant to make the above functions possible.
  • Manages outreach and engagement budget.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of three years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree plus a five years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile

2. Cover Letter to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile under 'Other document' (1-10)

3. Writing Sample(s) to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile under 'Other document' (1-10) 


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

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


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.

College/Department Highlights

The Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter is a 1,200 acre nature Preserve and a 10,000 square foot LEED Platinum Nature Center with interactive exhibits about the surrounding environment. We offer a wide variety of opportunities for all ages, from 3 year olds through adults, serving over 20,000 people each year through environmental education programming.  From youth Summer Camps to Walks, Talks, and Workshops for adults, there is something for everyone.  Visit the Preserve and EcoCenter to experience special museum exhibitions or explore the 10 miles of trails!

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 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 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 114 undergraduate majors, 132 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 visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of EducationOffice 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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