Utah State University

4-H Mentoring and Afterschool Assistant Site Coordinator- Middle School

City Cedar City
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/10/2022 6:12 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-5246
# of Openings
2
Job Locations
US-UT-Cedar City
Category (Portal Searching)
Extension
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
20 hours per week
College
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Department
Youth Programs
Advertised Salary
$13.00 per hour

Overview

The Iron County Office of Utah State University Extension seeks a qualified individual to play a supportive role in coordinating the Youth and Families with Promise 4-H Mentoring & Afterschool program based in a local middle school. Duties include matching enrolled youth with a caring adult mentor to guide the youth throughout several aspects of the program including, academic assistance, life skills development, 4-H, and service projects. This is a part-time position without benefits. Subject to criminal background check.

Responsibilities

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

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

Qualifications

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

$13.00 per hour

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

USU Extension- Iron County is headquartered in Cedar City, Utah. The school site is Cedar Middle or Canyon View Middle School

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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