Utah State University

Marketing Coordinator

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(8/29/2023 4:42 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Marketing & PR
Position Type
Benefited Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
22 hours per week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Nutrition Dietetics & Food Sciences
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


We are looking for a professional, creative, and self-motivated person to effectively and efficiently market our academic and service programs to a broad audience through a variety of platforms. This position will plan, develop, and implement marketing strategies to promote the NDFS department and Aggie Ice Cream. This involves creating campaigns that center around student recruitment and department PR/publicity (NDFS) and publicity/advertising (Aggie Ice Cream) as well as writing, editing, and designing marketing materials; planning events and analyzing results of marketing efforts to improve upon.


  • Develop a marketing plan for the department and Aggie Ice Cream that includes posting relevant content to designated platforms at least 3 times per week.
  • Write, edit, and design content, campaigns, and promotional materials for multiple formats (print, social media, physical marketing materials).
  • Ensure proper grammatical and brand standards with all marketing content.
  • Maintain and improve NDFS and AIC websites by creating new pages, making pages more user-friendly, editing, and updating.
  • Collect and analyze statistics/campaign results and then plan marketing strategies/content based on those statistics.
  • Curate and manage departmental and creamery social media accounts on different platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and LinkedIn.
  • Create and publish the end of year departmental newsletter.
  • Communicate with faculty and staff to obtain information needed to create content consistent with the marketing plan.
  • Help plan and coordinate special events such as AIC 100-year celebration.
  • Manage a department email account.
  • Track and report analytics of the various platforms.
  • Maintain compliance with university social media and website requirements.
  • Misc tasks as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, communications or related field OR an equivalent combination of education plus experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in social networking
  • Proficient in using social media platforms
  • Experience in website management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of marketing media and funding sources.
  • Ability to gather data, analyze information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate media activities and special events.
  • Ability to manage and impart information to a range of clientele and/or media sources.
  • Database and records management skills.
  • Knowledge of marketing strategies, processes, and available resources.
  • Basic knowledge of writing for search engine optimization (SEO) and social media.
  • Excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines effectively.
  • Computer skills, including Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Excel.

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, 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

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant and space-grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.  


As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.  


Utah State is committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community where different perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 7/2023

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 Cody Carmichael, 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


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