Utah State University

Program Coordinator I

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/15/2023 5:05 PM)
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Jon M Huntsman School of Business
Marketing & Strategy
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience with excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


The Stephen R. Covey Leadership Center's mission is to develop principle-centered leaders of character and competence, who elevate society. The Covey Leadership Fellows are mission-critical in the creation and delivery of leadership development opportunities that enable the growth and transformation of the Utah State University student body, members of the community, and beyond.


The Covey Leadership Program Coordinator is a highly innovative individual that is driven to dream big to make a lasting impact on USU and beyond. It is the responsibility of the Program Coordinator to oversee the creation of events and programs that are compelling and transformative. The Stephen R. Covey Leadership Center name is known throughout the world as a symbol of leadership excellence, and the Fellows are tasked with leveraging the brand equity we have with the world to make a positive difference.


Your roles as Program Coordinator will include:

  • Carrying out the vision of the Covey Center by leading in the creation of new programs and events to further the Covey Center's mission.
  • Lead a team of seven student-leaders in facilitating leadership conferences, club activities, workshops, marketing campaigns, etc.
  • Develop & execute multiple leadership development conferences for university students, k-12 students, community members, and business professionals.
  • Co-teach a leadership development course based on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Organize Leadership Case competitions - Campus-wide & International

Programs in Detail:


Covey Leadership Club
The Covey Leadership Club is a community of students who are interested in developing their leadership and helping others to do the same. Led by the Covey Leadership Fellows, this community provides support for many of the activities of the Covey Leadership Center and receives additional opportunities for their personal leadership development. You act as a club member and advisor.

Leadership Workshops
The Covey Leadership Center is frequently hosting leadership workshops with different groups of students and professionals. These groups may include, Green Canyon High School Athletics, USU clubs, elementary student groups, CAPSA, and more. It is the Covey Fellows responsibility to discover the needs of their workshop participants, develop the content, and facilitate its delivery in a professional manor. You help coordinator, organize and create these and new opportunities.

K-12 Conferences
These are events for K-12 students where 100-150 students from schools all around the valley travel to USU campus to learn more about principle-centered leadership. Our trainings revolve around our LEAD model.


Leadership Week
Leadership Week is a one week period where leadership takes center stage on USU campus. The Covey Leadership Program Coordinator plan events each day of Leadership Week with the purpose of creating a more principle-centered culture at Utah State University.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field; or an associate's degree plus two years of related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education plus experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities necessary for success:

  • Organizational skills
  • Possess social skills necessary to work with VIPs
  • Ability to effectively manage a team
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Excellent teaching & facilitation skills
  • Creativity - Both digitally and in program/event planning
  • Ambitious - shoot for the stars
  • Problem solving - Address problems and offer solutions promptly and effectively
  • Critical thinking - Sharp, valuable and helpful in brainstorming sessions with execs

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

Commensurate with experience with 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

We believe that the best leaders dream big, prepare, take risks, create value, and give back. The Huntsman School provides unique learning experiences that develop these characteristics, preparing students to become leaders who leave the world better than they found it.


We started as the first business school in the West and have a proud legacy, but we’re not done yet. We strive each year to “Dare Mighty Things,” to honor the Huntsman name by putting our students first and developing programs that align with values such as ethical leadership and entrepreneurial spirit. We see successful outcomes of this approach in the lives of our students and alumni every day. We invite you to become a part of our aspirational journey.

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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