Utah State University

Arts Are Core Program Coordinator

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/9/2022 3:46 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Program Management & Support
Position Type
Benefited Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
75% or 100%
E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
School of Teacher Educ & Leadership
Advertised Salary
Minimum $36,000 for 30 hours per week commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits


Arts Are Core (https://cehs.usu.edu/teal/arts-are-core/) is seeking a Program Coordinator II to work with Utah State University's Beverley Taylor Sorenson Endowed Program Director to design and implement professional development to build educator capacity in the arts and in arts integration.


The primary duty of the Program Coordinator II is to work collaboratively with the Arts Are Core, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Endowed Program Director for Elementary Arts Education to design and implement professional development to build educator capacity in the arts and in arts integration.

The Utah State University (USU) Arts Are Core offers year-round professional development opportunities in arts integration for K-12 teachers, instructional coaches, arts educators, and USU students. Arts Are Core hosts an Arts Integration Conference and supports the BTS Arts program-a statewide K-6 arts integration program (btsarts.org).


This position will be hired at either 30 or 40 hours per week.  Applicant availability must be during regular business hours. 


Performs duties and responsibilities as specified, which may include the following:

  • Collaborate with the Arts Are Core director to design and implement professional development to build educator capacity in the arts and in arts integration.
  • Plan and execute an annual arts integration conference, workshops, and special events.
  • Prepare visiting artist contracts, prepare hotel/travel arrangements for presenters, make arrangements for food at events, copy handouts, create and distribute promotional materials, create registration websites, order materials, and communicate with participants and presenter about events. Complete forms and maintain accurate records regarding budgets and grants.
  • Create and format teaching materials delivered online and in various formats.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Attend statewide BTS Arts meetings with the Endowed Program Director for Elementary Arts Education.
  • Attend statewide arts conferences.
  • Assist with additional outreach projects in the schools such as Art in Transit: From Schools to Community and visiting artists in the schools.
  • Manage materials and supplies, maintain website and social media presence.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualification:

  • Bachelor's degree plus two years of relevant experience; OR a Masters Degree in an arts field, elementary education, arts education or related field; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in education and/or arts education.
  • Experience in sofware programs such as Microsoft Office, Canvas, and Zoom.
  • Teaching license or administrative experience in the arts or significant arts experience.
  • Experience with curriculum creation and assessment.
  • Experience with adult learners.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Administrative skills (event planning, writing proposals, grant reports, financial monitoring, document organization, etc.).
  • Evaluation skills (survey management, data analysis, Qualtrics, Google Forms, Survey Monkey, etc.)
  • Ability to collaborate with schools and community organizations, working knowledge of public and charter school environments.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficient information technology skills
  • A positive, collaborative disposition.

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. Be prepared to answer the following during your application:
    1. Please explain your experience with program or grant management.
    2. What is the earliest date you could start?
  3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

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

Advertised Salary

Minimum $36,000 for 30 hours per week commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits


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

Department Highlights

The School of Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL) continues its tradition of land-grant outreach, delivering quality teacher education to preservice and in-service cohorts. TEAL offers an array of baccalaureate and graduate degrees, including a distance-delivered doctorate, within the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. TEAL provides outreach programs within the University's Statewide Campuses system, including an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers. The department provides the highest number of graduates to become teachers in the state of Utah. The mission of the School of Teacher Education and Leadership is to inspire and prepare effective and reflective educators, scholars, and leaders through dynamic learning experiences; diverse knowledge and thought; school, community, and global engagement; and research and innovation that inform practice. The department consists of 40 faculty representing diverse areas of education and is one of the most productive units in the college. Faculty enjoy collaborative relationships with those in the department as well as other departments in the college. The undergraduate program boasts award-winning faculty with leadership positions in national and international organizations with a focus on the scholarship of teaching and learning. This position will be physically located in Logan at the main campus.  


College Highlights

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is home to eight departments and is committed to providing the best learning opportunities and educational research in the state of Utah. Our programs are strengthened by an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers, including the Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence. The college offers clinical services to the community across the human lifespan and provide students with real-world service and research opportunities.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


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.


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.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


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 Matthew Pinner, 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


*updated 04/18/2022


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