Utah State University

AmeriCorps Program Coordinator

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/20/2022 10:57 AM)
Requisition ID
2022-5163
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100%
College
Student Affairs
Department
Utah Conservation Corps
Advertised Salary
$46,550 minimum commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits

Overview

The AmeriCorps Program Coordinator (Program Coordinator III) promotes effective AmeriCorps service throughout Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) programming and provides leadership in UCC program development and planning. This position works under the direction of the Center for Community Engagement Director.

 

This position is telework eligible within the state of Utah. Telework outside of the state of Utah is subject to review and approval by the University prior to a job offer being extended.

Responsibilities

Responsibility Number: 1 Rank: 1 Percent: 60%
Ensures AmeriCorps grant compliance related to member management practices and progress reporting.

  • Coordinates with Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) staff to ensure recruited AmeriCorps members are enrolled on AmeriCorps grants.
  • Coordinates onboarding for 200+ AmeriCorps members per year.
  • Distributes, collects, organizes, and monitors documents necessary for 200+ AmeriCorps member files per year.
  • Implements, monitors, and collects National Service Criminal History Check data for 200+ AmeriCorps members and UCC staff.
  • Designs, facilitates, and coordinates new member orientations.
  • Manages member status and slot availability in Egrants for multiple AmeriCorps grants.
  • Monitors service hour reporting by members and approval by site supervisors.
  • Monitors, collects, analyzes, and compiles weekly progress report data, other accomplishment data, and project sponsor evaluations.
  • Creates and submits quarterly and final progress reports for multiple AmeriCorps grants.
  • Creates and maintains organizational policy and procedural documents as required
  • Representative for UCC at State AmeriCorps Program Director meetings, national conferences and other AmeriCorps meetings & events.

Responsibility Number: 2 Rank: 2 Percent: 25%
Serves as member of UCC administrative staff to provide proper organizational planning and support.

  • Meets weekly with UCC administrative staff.
  • Works with UCC Projects and Partners Coordinator to establish seasonal recruitment goals and field crew needs.
  • Works with Center for Community Engagement (CCE) Director and UCC administrative staff to develop programs that meet UCC mission, vision, and goals.
  • Works with CCE director and UCC Individual Placement & Disaster Response Coordinator on development of program, partners, and funding sources.
  • Participates in yearly program staff retreats to address the program areas of strategic planning, recruitment goals, and AmeriCorps compliance.
  • Schedules and attends professional meetings with current and potential project partners, as needed.
  • Serves as a liaison between UCC administrative and field staff, hourly employees, other departments, faculty, and partnering organizations nationwide to coordinate and implement the UCC AmeriCorps program.
  • Supervises hourly UCC Office Assistant.
  • Supervises UCC Communications Coordinator.
  • Supervises Program Coordinator I (UCC Individual Placement and Disaster Response Program Coordinator)
  • Oversees coordination of UCC Individual Placement program and Resource Assistant program when UCC Individual Placement and Disaster Response Program Coordinator is deployed for Disaster Response operations.

Responsibility Number: 3 Rank: 3 Percent: 15%
Database and programmatic monitoring and development.

  • Monitors and organizes multiple data tracking systems created for data collection and member information tracking and management.
  • Collaborates with UCC administrative staff to develop and implement effective data tracking systems.
  • Facilitates programmatic development with quarterly reviews of the UCC AmeriCorps program policies, procedures, and programmatic documents.
  • Develops and distributes surveys to gather programmatic feedback.
  • Coordinates with UCC Communications Coordinator to keep a database of all UCC AmeriCorps field crew applicants and members.
  • Coordinates with UCC Individual Placement & Disaster Response Program Coordinator to keep a database of all UCC disaster response and individual placement applicants and members.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field plus two years of relevant work experience; or a master's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education plus experience is required.
  • Experience with Windows and Mac.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Job offer contingent upon a successfully passed background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of AmeriCorps Egrants database preferred.
  • Knowledge of conservation corps operations preferred.
  • Experience developing partnerships with federal, state, and non-profit organizations preferred.

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. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

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

Advertised Salary

$46,550 minimum 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.

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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