Utah State University

Area Coordinator

City Salt Lake County
Posted Date 1 week ago(8/1/2022 5:12 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
10-20 hours per week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Youth Programs
Advertised Salary
$15.00 per hour


The "Teen Spheres of Influence" is a Utah State University 4-H grant funded program (a three year program with one year left), designed to enhance teen leadership in existing youth councils (4-H youth councils, Youth City Councils, Student body officers, etc.). We are looking for a part time Coordinator, geographically placed around the state, with the responsibility to network, organize, plan, teach and implement the program. These positions act as the local administrative face for the program and functions as the main point of contact for partner originations and recruits. The service areas we are looking to staff include:

  • Area 3 – Washington, Kane, Iron Garfield, and Beaver Counties

Coordinators will service these areas, so living in them would be beneficial. This position is telework eligible within the state of Utah.


  • Build and strengthen youth council members and their adult advisors.
  • Enhance Youth Council Programs and expand their sphere of impact.
  • Build collaborative partnerships between existing Youth Councils.
  • Actively participate as a statewide team member – Coordinate program, develop curriculum plan statewide training/conferences, etc.
  • Employ innovative approaches that reach diverse audiences (advertise and market). This may include social media, workshops, short courses, seminars, demonstrations, one-on-one consultations, news articles, emails, interactive video conferencing, etc.
  • Train and mentor youth council advisors by developing relationships, modeling best practices, and engaging advisors in teaching the program.
  • Respond to requests, office visits, telephone calls, emails and correspondence promptly and professionally.
  • Evaluate, document and report impacts.
  • Coordinate with administrators and other personnel to manage budgets, schedules, leave and other job-related activities.
  • Work evenings and weekends as needed to expand reach.
  • Support the civil right mandate of Utah State University Extension.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Associate degree or appropriate relevant experience.
  2. High degree of self-motivation. Ability to plan, organize and direct educational programs
  3. Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  4. Strong interpersonal, oral, and written skills.
  5. Experience in teaching adult and/or youth audiences
  6. Strong organizational, time, and project management skills.
  7. Strong computer and technology skills.
  8. Ability to communicate effectively in English.
  9. Access to reliable transportation. 
  10. Ability to work nights and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with program development and/or delivery related to 4-H youth development and/or youth leadership and community engagement.
  2. Skills and experience with:
    • Networking – developing relationship (from cold call to partnership)
    • Social media
    • Related organizations/agencies
    • Fostering positive relationships with community stakeholders
  3. Ability or experience making basic marketing materials.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively in Spanish
  5. Prior experience with the Land Grant University System

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

$15.00 per hour


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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