Utah State University

4-H Mentoring and Afterschool Assistant Site Coordinators- Middle/Elementary Schools

City Iron County
Posted Date 1 week ago(11/24/2021 10:05 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-UT-Cedar City
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
20 Hours per week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Extension Home & Community
Advertised Salary
Commensurate on Experience


The Iron County Office of Utah State University Extension seeks qualified individuals to play a supportive role in coordinating the Youth and Families with Promise 4-H After-school/ Mentoring program in either a local elementary (grades 4-5) or middle school (grades 6-8). Duties include assisting program coordinator in 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. Length of position dependent on future funding.


This position will assist the Site Coordinator in carrying out the following assignments:

  1. Recruit, screen, train, and support young adults to mentor youth in grades 7-8 participating in the 4-H Mentoring After-school program.
  2. Recruit, screen, manage, and orientate youth to participate in the program.
  3. Work with school officials to obtain parental consent for youth to enroll.
  4. Match mentors to youth (and families) with assistance from County Extension Agent and other resource persons associated with the program.
  5. Coordinate academic support and 4-H skill development among youth participants.
  6. Manage data collection related participants and submit quarterly reports.
  7. Teach weekly lesson to youth participants
  8. Communicate regularly with the County Agent and Program Coordinator as to the progress and needs of the program.
  9. Provide supervision to mentors and assist them with working with the youth and their families.
  10. Serve as an advocate for the youth and their families in the program.
  11. Serve as an ambassador for the program.
  12. Work closely with USU County Extension Agent, county 4-H YFP Advisory Board, School personnel, volunteer mentors, youth and their families.


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 at risk 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/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

Commensurate on Experience


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.

College/Department Highlights

Iron County Extension/Cedar City is located in SW Utah and is also home to Southern Utah University and SW Tech

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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