Utah State University

Program Coordinator II

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/9/2023 5:00 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
Telework Eligible


The Student Involvement & Leadership Center (SILC) at Utah State University is seeking applicants for a Program Coordinator II position. This position will coordinate, support and advise the Utah State University Student Association (USUSA) student officers (Chief of Staff, Executive Vice President, Student Advocate Vice President, Statewide Campuses Executive Council, and each of their committees as well as volunteers) in fulfilling the objectives and goals as outlined in their individual officer position descriptions. Support and advise the Statewide Campuses, VP's and representatives. Coordinate the day-to-day activities of these officers including monitoring program budget revenues and expenses to ensure all USU policies are followed and student fee use transparency is maintained. Oversee any events during these officers' events, and making sure they are safe and adhere to applicable Utah State University (USU) policies.


1. Advise USUSA Student Officers (Logan & Statewide) to comply with all policies and procedures set forth by their position descriptions and the university.

  • Attend Executive Leadership Board meetings, and Statewide Campuses Executive Council meetings to ensure continuous and current communication between advisor and those students advised.
  • Hold weekly meetings with each officer, keeping current on new issues, policies, budget review, events and other student involvement activates and/or concerns.
  • Oversee each USUSA Officer budgets
  • Initiate an understanding of mutual expectations between advisor and students, which is continually evaluated and modified.
  • Exhibit willingness to assist advisees in fulfilling their respective office goals by establishing an open, working relationship.
  • Become familiar with all campus auxiliary services, community groups and businesses that students may wish to utilize.
  • Facilitate trainings, seminars, meetings and special projects as needed or assigned.
  • Serve as a principal liaison between student leaders, administrators and external constituencies
  • Oversee all events these officer's plan. Exercise discretion and judgement on the safety and execution of the event. Contact Risk Management and police with any safety issues.
  • Co-advise the USUSA Elections including annual bylaw review and revisions.

2. 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. Help the SILC staff with the following:

  • Student Government Training (including Canvas course trainings) both Logan & Statewide
  • Aggie Blue Leadership Conference (Fall) – develop course curriculum, grading, etc.
  • Day on the Quad
  • Orientation
  • SILC Recruitment-Open Houses
  • UPSIL & ULA conference
  • USUSA Awards Banquet
  • Aggie Ice Cream Day
  • Higher Ed Day
  • Oversee Fee Boards (Logan and Statewide) including minutes and website

3. Help with the Departments larger events (Day on the Quad, HOWL, Mardi Gras and End of the Year Bash).


4. Other Duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree plus two years of relevant experience; or a master's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education plus experience is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including both oral and written communications.
  • Strong organization skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects within deadlines

Preferred Qualifications or Experience:

  • Experience working within higher education, specifically Student Affairs.
  • Prior student advising experience.
  • Event planning and coordination experience, ideally within an educational environment.
  • Prior experience overseeing budgets and other fiscal responsibilities.
  • Experience with assessment - analyzing information and evaluating results.

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

  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, particularly in a team setting.
  • Ability to solve problems and act independently coordinating events, projects and initiatives.

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. Letter(s) of Recommendation to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”
  3. Contact Information for Professional References 
  4. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application 

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

Advertised Salary



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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