Utah State University

Area Coordinator - Washington, Kane, and Iron Counties

City Washington County
Posted Date 3 months ago(10/29/2021 4:14 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Customer Service/Support
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
10-20 hrs per week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Youth Programs
Advertised Salary
$15.00 Per hour


The "Teen Spheres of Influence" is a Utah State University 4-H grant funded program (3 years), designed to enhance teen leadership in existing youth councils (4-H youth councils, Youth City Councils, Student body officers, etc.). We are looking for 4 part time Coordinators, geographically placed around the state, with the responsibility to network, organize, plan, teach and implement the program. These positions act as the local administrative face for the program and functions as the main point of contact for partner originations and recruits. The service areas we are looking to staff include:

  • Area 1 – Salt Lake, Davis, Weber Counties
  • Area 2 – Duchesne, Uinta, Carbon Counties
  • Area 3 – Washington, Kane, Iron Counties
  • Area 4 – Sanpete, San Juan Counties

Coordinators will service these areas, so living in them would be beneficial.


  • Build and strengthen youth council members and their adult advisors.
  • Enhance Youth Council Programs and expand their sphere of impact.
  • Build collaborative partnerships between existing Youth Councils.
  • Actively participate as a statewide team member – Coordinate program, develop curriculum plan statewide training/conferences, etc.
  • Employ innovative approaches that reach diverse audiences (advertise and market). This may include social media, workshops, short courses, seminars, demonstrations, one-on-one consultations, news articles, emails, interactive video conferencing, etc.
  • Train and mentor youth council advisors by developing relationships, modeling best practices, and engaging advisors in teaching the program.
  • Respond to requests, office visits, telephone calls, emails and correspondence promptly and professionally.
  • Evaluate, document and report impacts.
  • Coordinate with administrators and other personnel to manage budgets, schedules, leave and other job-related activities.
  • Work evenings and weekends as needed to expand reach.
  • Support the civil right mandate of Utah State University Extension.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or appropriate relevant experience.
  • High degree of self-motivation. Ability to plan, organize and direct educational programs
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written skills.
  • Experience in teaching adult and/or youth audiences
  • Strong organizational, time, and project management skills.
  • Strong computer and technology skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English.
  • Must have a current driver's license, auto insurance, and access to reliable transportation.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with program development and/or delivery related to 4-H youth development and/or youth leadership and community engagement.
  • Skills and experience with:
    o Networking – developing relationship (from cold call to partnership)
    o Social media
    o Related organizations/agencies
    o Fostering positive relationships with community stakeholders
  • Ability or experience making basic marketing materials.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in Spanish
  • 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


**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 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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