Utah State University

4-H Junior Master Gardener and STEM Program Assistant

City Salt Lake County
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/8/2021 6:06 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-4385
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT
Category (Portal Searching)
Extension
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
29 Hours per week
College
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Department
Youth Programs
Advertised Salary
$15.00 per hour

Overview

The 4-H JMG and STEM Program Assistance will be responsible for supporting the implementation of the Junior Master Gardener program and STEM outreach for Utah 4-H. The program assistant will support 4-H Faculty and disseminate program information to 4-H and afterschool professionals throughout the state of Utah.

  • Must be able to work effectively with and take direction from 4-H Staff
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Flexible Schedule

Responsibilities

  • Work with 4-H Faculty to implement the Junior Master Gardening program to counties in Utah.
  • Help develop curriculum for STEM programs and the Junior Master Gardener program.
  • Disseminate information about STEM Programs and the Junior Master Gardener program to 4-H Staff throughout Utah.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience working with youth and adult volunteers. A background in science, technology, engineering and math.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to develop curriculum and facilitate Summer STEM Camps and STEM events
  • Self-starter that is comfortable with taking initiative
  • Innovative with experiential learning activities
  • Positive thinker.

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

ADA

The position requires considerable physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including heavy lifting (50 pounds) and/or pushing and pulling of heavy objects. Employees must be prepared to assume uncomfortable positions such as crawling, kneeling, and squatting. Additionally, the work environment can include confined or narrow spaces. Employees must adhere to safety precautions and may be required to use protective equipment.

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 discrimination@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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