Utah State University

Coordinator of Social Action and Sustainability (Program Assistant III)

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/21/2022 1:30 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-5157
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Program Management & Support
Position Type
Benefited Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
30 hours a week
College
Student Affairs
Department
Center for Community Engagement
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits

Overview

The Coordinator of Social Action and Sustainability will support the development of student leaders working in the areas of Social Action, Sustainability and Alternative Breaks as they strive to fulfill the mission of the Center for Community Engagement through mutually beneficial, community-driven projects and activities. The Coordinator of Sustainability and Social Action reports to the Community-Engaged Learning Coordinator.

Responsibilities

  • Advises and supports students as they engage with local, state and global communities through reciprocal, community-driven projects, programs and activities
  • Supervises student projects and events. Continually evaluates student projects to ensure that they are addressing real community
    needs and adhering to risk management policies. Frequent travel may be required.
  • Attends all student leadership meetings to ensure continuous communication between staff and students.
  • Advises and supports student leadership in carrying out and evaluating co-curricular events that promote community engagement
    opportunities (tabling, info events, fairs) 
  • Promotes community engagement through social media, website & print media.
  • Navigates university scheduling systems and policies (risk management, communications and branding, etc.) alongside student
    leadership.
  • Supervises projects and events. Continually evaluates student-driven projects to ensure that they are addressing real community
    needs and adhering to risk management policies. Frequent travel may be required.
  • Serves as a staff advisor with the Alternative Breaks program and works with student leadership on trip planning and logistics.
  • Serves as AmeriCorps Site Supervisor and verifies AmeriCorps member hours and impacts.
  • Annually reviews and updates risk management and program policies. Keeps accurate and updated files of all policies, procedures,
    and evaluations of Center for Community Engagement events.
  • Oversees budget and expenditures. Trains student leadership on cash-handling and purchase card policies/procedures.
  • Identifies potential sources of funding to support future engagement work.
  • Facilitates campus-wide engagement and tracking using the online engagement platform.
  • Researches and develops opportunities for student recognition/awards and regularly nominates students who demonstrate
    outstanding service.
  • Represents the Center for Community Engagement on various campus committees, as needed
  • Serve on committees as assigned by the CCE Director and Vice President for Student Affairs

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Four years of experience; or an associate degree/technical training plus two years of experience; or a bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience with higher ed community engagement and/or non-profit partners
  • Experience planning and coordinating events

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience with marketing and graphic design

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. Contact information for three professional references
  3. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

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

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits

ADA

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

The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) serves as the campus hub for community engagement, providing diverse student opportunities and institutional vision and direction. The CCE aims to provide every USU student with opportunities to find their passion, apply their education, and make a positive and meaningful contribution to the greater community. The CCE works together with local, regional, national, and international partners to tackle critical issues identified by the community.

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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