Utah State University

Program Coordinator II

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/31/2023 12:15 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
Student Affairs
Student Involvement & Leadership
Advertised Salary
Minimum $40,100; commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


The USU Student Media Business and Projects Coordinator will oversee business and projects under the direction of the USU Student Media Program Coordinator III. This position will assist in managing experiential learning aspects of student media publishing, broadcasting, and marketing to support student editors, staff and the overall mission of the organization and university.


1) Responsible for the management, supervision and operation of business facets for student media, including but not limited to The Utah Statesman, Aggie Radio 92.3 FM KBLU-LP and Bluelight Media.

  • Advises Bluelight Media sales, marketing and operations students
  • Assesses student media for truthfulness, clarity, and compliance that aligns with industry standards
  • Facilitates strategic partnerships with advertisers for The Utah Statesman
  • Enforces student media policies, procedures and deadlines
  • Assists with the underwriting and advertising of shows on Aggie Radio 92.3 FM, adhering to FCC guidelines for LP stations
  • Works with students on sales and graphic design to assign tasks and get approval from all parties
  • Submits and reconcile payments with internal and university accounting

2) Responsible to help market and distribute all student publications and other media for Utah State University campuses and assist in providing a hands-on training laboratory in which students can gain real-life experience. Assist in the planning and execution of student media events and programs.

  • Guides students in project management while helping to enforce deadlines
  • Actively recruits student employees and provides recommendations for appointments and hiring.

3) Develop industry-standard work to assist in equipping all students within USU Student Media with the tools to be successful by routinely evaluating management; marketing and advertising; business operations; and communications.

  • Provides regular trainings for management, marketing, advertising, business operations and communications
  • Corresponds with existing and prospective clients concerning rates, policies, deadlines, production requirements, circulation, billing, etc. for all student media
  • Sets goals with sales team each semester
  • Assists with the development of training materials for two annual workshops
  • Coordinates and develops production schedules alongside student media staff

4) Perform responsibilities for and serve on committees as assigned by the Executive Director of Student Involvement and Leadership Center (SILC), the Director of Involvement and Director of Leadership within the SILC, as well as and the Vice President and the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs.


5) Assist with departmental programs and initiatives including but not limited to:

  • Student Officer Training
  • Aggie Blue Leadership Conference
  • Collect and analyze assessment data
  • Synthesize and report data on programs with the goal of solving problems and refining procedures and systems for improvement
  • The Howl, Mardi Gras, End of Year Bash
  • Day on the Quad
  • Aggie Orientation
  • SILC Recruitment-Open Houses
  • USUSA Elections

6) Other Duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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 is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working within PR/journalism/marketing.
  • Previous work experience with USU financial systems and processes
  • Experience with business development, especially involving outside sales.
  • Prior experience overseeing budgets and fiscal responsibility.
  • Prior experience advising students, ideally within a higher education environment.

Within the scope and complexity of this position's responsibilities, qualified applicants will be expected to possess and demonstrate the following abilities:

  • Proven track record of successful project management
  • Desire to be innovative and constructive.
  • Demonstration of excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to grow programs, organizations or initiatives.
  • Ability to solve problems and act independently coordinating events, projects and initiatives.
  • Ability to create a team-based environment. Consistently demonstrates cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors, and customers.

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. Contact Information for Professional References
  3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application 

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

Advertised Salary

Minimum $40,100; 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.

College/Department Highlights

The Student Involvement & Leadership Center (SILC) at Utah State University houses the Utah State University Student Association Student Body Officers, Student Media, Spirit Squad, Fraternity and Sorority Life and Statewide Student Leadership. It is a team of passionate individuals that have a daily impact on Aggie Life. Their mission is to promote involvement and leadership development for all students. Cultivating growth through student organizations and co-curricular programs focused on intentional student learning. They exemplify student empowerment and enhance academic success.

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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