Utah State University

San Juan County 4-H Club Leader

City Montezuma Creek
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/17/2020 6:06 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-UT-Montezuma Creek | US-UT-Monticello | US-UT-Monument Valley
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Youth Programs
Advertised Salary
$15.00 per hour


The San Juan County Office of Utah State University Extension seeks a qualified individual to lead a community 4-H club in various locations throughout the county. Duties include recruiting youth and volunteers to actively participate in 4-H, leading monthly club meetings, provide educational experiences, and represent the principles of positive youth development through 4-H.

This position is 15-20 hours a month without benefits. Job offer contingent upon successfully passed background check. This position is funded through June 2021 but has a possibility of continuing dependent upon available funds.

There are 3 open positions for 4-H club leaders in the following areas: Monticello/Blanding, Bluff/Montezuma Creek, and Monument Valley/Navajo Mountain.


This position will report to San Juan County Extension faculty.

  • Attend trainings on 4-H subjects and protocols
  • Recruit and manage youth interested in participating in 4-H
  • Survey residents and potential 4-H youth for areas of interest
  • Provide leadership for and run monthly club meetings in each of the locations (2) assigned
  • Assist county extension faculty in finding locations and supplies for club meetings
  • Build relationships with and recruit potential volunteers
  • Serve as an ambassador of the 4-H program
  • Assist county extension faculty with other 4-H programming as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have effective communication and interpersonal skills, excellent organizational skills, and basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Internet, Zoom, etc.)
  • Self-starter/ability to work with little supervision
  • Desire to work with youth and potential volunteers
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to work from home
  • Must pass a background check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working with youth
  • Prior experience with community programming
  • 4-H experience

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

$15.00 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 27,700 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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