Utah State University

Program Coordinator II - Strategic Workforce Initiative (SWI)

City Price Campus
Posted Date 6 days ago(8/4/2022 5:51 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Program Management & Support
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Aviation & Technical Education
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Utah State University Eastern (Price) offers a full-time position as an Program Coordinator II in support of the Strategic Workforce Initiative (SWI) in the Rural Technology Pathway. The position will be physically located at the USU Eastern (Price) campus.


Under the guidance of the Associate Department Chair for Technology, Design, and Technical Education, (TDTE), the Program Coordinator will plan and implement the Young Adult (YA) Rural Technology Pathway program. The position works with internal and external stakeholders within USU Eastern’s service area to align young adult training with high priority needs in response to business and industry partners. The position prioritizes and delivers non-formal instruction as part of the secondary school to post-secondary rural technology pathways.


  • Recruitment of young adults from local secondary schools for the Rural Technology Pathway program.
  • Ensure all students graduate from the Rural Technology Pathway program with employment ready competencies.
  • Develop and implement an annual master calendar.
  • Establish learning goals and implement an approved curriculum map.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operation of the Rural Technology Pathway program.
  • Create a safe space for students to take positive risks, embrace failure, and develop ways to discuss and honor cultural and human diversity.
  • Empower youth to become leaders in the Rural Technology Pathway program and ambassadors for social change.
  • Work with educators to develop an environment centered on questioning, critical thinking, and problem-solving within STEM professions.
  • Monitor the teaching philosophy and pedagogical practices used by the Rural Technology Pathway team.
  • Implement Professional Development events and experiences for students and staff.
  • Facilitate strong relationships with secondary administrations, teachers, and staff.
  • Actively seek industry partnerships and participant internship opportunities.


Minimum Qualification:

  • Bachelor's degree in a 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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and entrepreneurial spirit. 
  • Good analytical, writing, and communication skills.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail while completing repetitive tasks.
  • Ability to manage time effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Knowledge of academic and/or technical education curricula.
  • Record maintenance and data management skills.
  • Program planning and program implementation skills.
  • Ability to manage and facilitate educational programs.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile
  2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted in a text box at the end of the application

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

Advertised Salary

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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