Utah State University

Office Coordinator and Front Desk Receptionist

City Brigham City Campus
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/13/2022 5:20 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-UT-Brigham City
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
40 hours per week
Statewide Campuses
Statewide Campuses-Brigham City
Advertised Salary
Minimum $30,000 commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


The Brigham City Region of USU is seeking a qualified office coordinator and front desk receptionist (Staff Assistant II). This outgoing and positive individual will serve as the face for the USU Brigham City buildings and operations. They will work with students, faculty, staff and visitors by answering questions and directing enquiries to the correct locations. They will ensure an upbeat environment and promote an inclusive and positive atmosphere. This person will possess a can-do attitude and be efficient at solving problems associated with customer service.


Receptionist Duties/Recruitment

  • Overseeing front desk operation normally between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday but altering times may be required.
  • Responsible for greeting the public, answer telephones, and positive communications.
  • Distribute incoming and outgoing mail daily, and Maintain appropriate electronic filing of documents and historical data.
  • Acting as a cashier be receiving payments and maintaining records.
  • Helps students and the public with information about USU. Assist students in making appointments for tutoring and meeting with advisors, telephoning students and others as part of recruitment activities which may occur in the evenings or weekends.
  • Maintain a strong and productive working relationship with staff, faculty, administrators and external constituents.
  • Maintain neat and organized personal appearance as well as maintain a positive work environment at the front desk and employee workroom.


  • Prepare daily enrollment reports for facilitators and room scheduler.
  • Assist with Commencement ie: cap and gown loans, RSVPs for events.

Various Office Tasks/Other duties as assigned

  • Record minutes at meetings as needed.
  • Manage and maintain special projects individually as assigned.
  • Assist and promote community events, Student Government activities, and various Brigham City campus events.
  • Simple Steps Staff Wellness: maintain monthly tracking sheet, prizes and awards, monthly reminders, Yearly Theme and goals.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of experience in an office setting or an associate degree/vocational training is required
  • Positive personality that is inviting and engaging
  • Strong customer service background, experience, or knowledge with the ability to apply those skills in creating positive experiences while interacting with others
  • Effective presentation and speaking skills especially while engaging individuals one on one at the front desk
  • Ability to work in a team setting with a service-oriented attitude and a desire to strive for continuous improvement
  • Responsive, creative, and able to work independently without strong oversight
  • Ability to travel to events and activities within the Brigham City Region and able to adapt schedule to participate
  • Proficiency with common computer software such as word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, databases, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency at writing and editing
  • Knowledge about USU policies and procedures
  • Experience working in an educational setting
  • Marketing or promotional experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Skilled with computers and related software.
  2. Skilled with basic office equipment, including printers, copiers, and telephone systems.
  3. Good organizational skills.
  4. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  5. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential business data and personal information.
  6. Ability to work without supervision.
  7. Knowledge of University policies and procedures.
  8. Excellent customer service 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. Contacts for three professional references to be included at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile
  3. Cover Letter explaining your interest in the position, a description of how past experiences will help you promote USU, and what makes you exceptional at customer service to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

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

Advertised Salary

Minimum $30,000 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.

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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