Utah State University

Program Assistant III - Blanding Campus

City Blanding Campus
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/17/2023 3:49 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
40 Hours per Week
USU Blanding
USU Blanding
Advertised Salary
Minimum $34,750; commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


This position works with the NASNTI (Native American Serving Non-tribal Institutions) Grant. The Program Assistant III is part of the key personnel necessary to realize the programs’ purposes and achieve its goals. The Program Assistant III will perform a combination of program-related and/or administrative functions to support or oversee community, social, and instructional programs; and/or coordinate people, information, events, or facilities. The Program assistant III will report directly to the Program Coordinator.


  • Work closely with NASNTI director in coordinating the project’s compliance in meeting grant stated goals and objectives in a timely manner.
  • Become a source of encouragement and support to students at risk of academic failure as identified in the Early Alert System.
  • Provide leadership and coordinate the work of the Academic Support Mentors and Supplemental Instructors with students.
  • Follow up students’ program throughout the Student Support System software.
  • Work with NASNTI director to identify resources to help students enhance personal development and career growth.
  • Oversee the implementation of the STEM Mentorship program.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree and two years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working with Native American students or communities.
  • Successful experience in positions that require strong interpersonal as well as written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Conversant in Navajo Language.
  • Experience in educational field.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, including program development and management.
  • Demonstrated experience with community engagement, and outreach and mobilization.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in using computer programs and other technology/social networking as positive community outreach and awareness tools.

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

Minimum $34,750; 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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