Utah State University

Asian American and Pasifika Student Support (Program Coordinator II)

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/11/2023 1:02 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
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Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
Diversity Equity & Inclusion
Inclusion Center
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits.
Telework Eligible


The mission of the USU Inclusion Center is to create an affirming and supportive environment for students. We achieve this by implementing effective programming that supports the academic, cultural, and social experiences of students from diverse backgrounds. We partner with faculty, staff, and students to design initiatives that cultivate an acceptance and deeper understanding of difference. We also provide leadership for positive change that creates a campus and community environment that respects and embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Under the general direction of the USU Inclusion Center Director within the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Program Coordinator II will develop and implement an array of various culturally relevant and enriching programs, events, and activities with the purpose of supporting Asian/Asian American/Pasifika (AAPI) student academic success, retention, graduation, and post-secondary success. To enhance the students' campus experience, retention and persistence, this position will create and implement comprehensive learning opportunities, including but not limited to academic and cultural programming, workshops and services, as well as create pathways for on and off-campus engagement to promote personal and professional growth.  The incumbent will also work collaboratively with campus partners to develop student leadership trainings, connection with peer and faculty mentors, as well as track data and compile end of year impact reports.


Please note this position is not eligible for H1-B sponsorship.


  • Develop, implement, and assess programs that support the academic, social, and personal integration of the students at USU for an educationally enriching college experience and success.
  • Establish and maintain a supportive and welcoming environment for Asian/Asian American/Pasifika students by providing mentorship, service and support coordination as well as day to day supervision of interns and student employees.
  • Evaluate the needs of Asian/Asian American/Pasifika students and effectively establish academic and culturally relevant programs to support a sense of belonging and inclusion.
  • Engage in Asian/Asian American/Pasifika student leadership development including connecting them with internships, work-study opportunities, volunteerism etc.
  • Serve as advisor, holding an accountability role, to the Asian Student Association and the Pasifika Student Union.
  • In alignment with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategic priorities, build and maintain collaborative relationships and partnerships within the university's various academic and support services to support retention, persistence, and success.
  • Serve on committees for university-wide events such as: AAPI History Month, Diversity Week, and other committees as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned, including program assessment, administrative duties, and communications.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field plus two years of relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of education plus experience.
  • Experience providing culturally sensitive student support on an individual, confidential basis.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering quality programming and services.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience delivering quality programming and services to AAPI communities.
  • Master's Degree in a related field.
  • Professional experience working with multicultural and social justice education, including experience in the areas of race, ethnicity, nationality, class, disability, religion, sexuality, and gender.
  • Experience using web and graphic design software.
  • Understanding of educational barriers for specific demographics.
  • Education or experience in public relations/marketing.
  • Experience with online outreach.
  • Experience in program evaluation, assessment, and working with data.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Critical thinking skills and perspectives of AAPI issues that are based respectively, in BIPOC communities.
  • Knowledge of Asian/Asian American/Pasifika student experiences particularly in educational contexts.
  • Ability to recognize and respond appropriately to requests for help and support.
  • Ability to impart sometimes sensitive or controversial information with tact and sensitivity to diverse groups with divergent interests.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to concentrate in a busy office environment, paying close attention to detail and prioritizing workload with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to juggle many different projects simultaneously, with consistent accuracy, follow-through, and timely completion.
  • Ability to take initiative, problem solve and work independently with good judgment to seek direction when needed.
  • Ability to work as a contributing member in a team-oriented environment with an understanding of the larger unit and university contexts. This includes being part of an office team as well as collaborating with colleagues and non-university partners.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word Office with a willingness to learn additional software to facilitate roles and responsibilities of this position.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends for programming outside of regular business hours.
  • General knowledge of sexual orientation and gender identity and the intersection of other identities.

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

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 employs 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, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

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 11/2022


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