Utah State University

Utah 4-H Youth Programs Assistant - agriculture and animal science

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/4/2021 6:27 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-3332
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Extension
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
College
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Department
Youth Programs
Advertised Salary
Minimum $10.00, commensurate with experience

Overview

Utah State University Extension invites applications for a part-time 4-H Youth Programs staff position to assist USU Extension Faculty with programming and coordinating efforts specific to agriculture and animal science throughout the state, as well as marketing and promotion for Utah 4-H. Work space will be provided at the Utah 4-H State Office on campus in Logan, Utah, and some work may be done remotely.

 

We welcome candidates with knowledge in one or more agriculture, animal science, and/or 4-H youth program areas. We are especially interested in candidates that are organized, creative, and well versed in marketing and content creation.

The estimated start date for this position is March 1, 2021. Hours are flexible to work with class schedules.

More information about Utah State University Extension and 4-H Programs can be found here: https://extension.usu.edu/utah4h/who-we-are

Responsibilities

  • Support Utah 4-H Agriculture and Animal Science Faculty with administrative needs and special projects.
  • Assist Utah 4-H Marketing and Social Media staff with scheduling posts, content creation, and maintaining accurate information on website.
  • Respond to requests, office visits, telephone calls, emails and correspondence promptly and professionally.
  • Assist with fundraising, development, and donor communication.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of various 4-H events, year round.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to plan, organize and direct educational programs
  • Experience in teaching adult and/or youth audiences
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to travel throughout state as needed

Preferred Qualifications:


Skills and Experience with:

  • Marketing, teaching, and community engagement via Social media
  • Graphic design and content creation including writing blog posts, designing flyers, and curricula
  • Program development, delivery, and/or evaluation related to agriculture, animal science, and/or 4-H youth development activities
  • Conducting needs assessments to track persistent and emerging community issues and problems
  • Recruiting, supervising, and working with volunteers
  • Public speaking and presenting information, research, and program impacts at local, state, and national conferences and events
  • Prior experience with the Land Grant University System

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

3. Letter of Recommendation to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-5”

 

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

Advertised Salary

Minimum $10.00, commensurate with experience

ADA

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 27,700 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 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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