Utah State University

4-H Mentoring and Afterschool Site Coordinator- Middle School

City Cedar City
Posted Date 4 days ago(4/6/2021 6:41 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-3507
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Cedar City
Category (Portal Searching)
Extension
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
24 hours/week
College
Extension
Department
Youth Programs
Advertised Salary
$12.00 per hour

Overview

The Iron County Office of Utah State University Extension seeks a qualified individual to play a key role in coordinating the Youth and Families with Promise 4-H After-school Mentoring program in a local middle school. Duties include carrying out mentoring, academic assistance, life skills development, 4-H and service projects. This is a part-time position without benefits. Subject to criminal background check.

Responsibilities

This position will work coordinate carrying out the following assignments with the help of an Assistant Site Coordinator:

  • Recruit, screen, train, and support young adults to mentor youth in grades 6-8 participating in the 4-H Mentoring After-school program.
  • Recruit, screen, manage, and orientate youth to participate in the program.
  • Work with school officials to obtain parental consent for youth to enroll.
  • Match mentors to youth (and families) with assistance from the County Extension Faculty supervisor and other resource persons associated with the program.
  • Coordinate academic support and 4-H skill development among youth participants.
  • Manage data collection related participants and submit quarterly reports.
  • Teach weekly lessons to youth participants.
  • Communicate regularly with the County Extension supervisor and Assistant Program Coordinator as to the progress and needs of the program.
  • Provide supervision to mentors and assist them in working with the youth and their families.
  • Serve as an advocate for the youth and their families in the program.
  • Serve as an ambassador for the program.
  • Work closely with USU County Extension supervisor, county 4-H YFP Advisory Board, School personnel, volunteer mentors, youth and their families.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills- Word, Excel and Internet
  • Experience working and/or desire to work with youth and their families
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Must be available for all hours of program operation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in Education-related field
  • Experience working with youth and/or families
  • Prior experience working with mentoring programs
  • Evidence of teamwork capabilities
  • 4-H experience, Spanish language skills

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

ADA

The environment and physical requirements may change depending on the specific function of the work each department performs. Incumbents may be in both indoor and outdoor environments. Indoors, in an office space, event space, or public space are protected from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes. Incumbents may nearly continuously sit and often use repetitive hand motion (such as typing).

 

Outdoors, incumbents may not be protected from weather conditions and may be exposed to extreme heat and extreme cold. Additionally, indoor or outdoor work environments may include being confined or in narrow spaces for periods of time. The incumbent may also be exposed to loud noises or vibrations from equipment, and conditions that may affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation. Bending, crawling, and crouching may be required. Incumbents may be required to lift, push, and/or pull objects up to 30 pounds and be required to walk and/or stand for long periods of time.

College/Department Highlights

USU Extension- Iron County has offered 4-H Mentoring and 4-H Afterschool programming for over 25 years.

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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