Utah State University

Pathways Program Coordinator

City Price Campus
Posted Date 2 months ago(9/21/2023 5:07 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Program Management & Support
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Technology Design & Technical Educ
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


The Department of Technology, Design, and Technical Education (TDTE) at Utah State University (USU) is seeking one full-time, dynamic, knowledgeable, and experienced candidate for a Pathways Program Coordinator at the USU Eastern Campus in Price, Utah. The Pathways Program Coordinator  will plan, organize, and coordinate seamless student pathways in career and technical education from secondary education to USU Eastern, and from non-credit programs to credit programs. In addition, this position will prepare statistical and narrative reports and recommendations, and participate in the analysis and interpretation of data as appropriate. The Pathways Program Coordinator is an exempt staff position, and the estimated start date is November 1, 2023.  This position reports to the TDTE Department Head, and has no supervisory responsibilities.


This position is budgeted for three (3) years, but may be longer contingent upon funding.


This position will provide specialized information, assistance, and support to the faculty, students, parents, local school districts (Carbon School District, Emery School District), and community partners on career and technical education pathways, including articulation.  Additionally, this position will collect, evaluate, and prepare research and/or other complex statistical data.  The Pathways Program Coordinator will prepare statistical and narrative reports and recommendations, and participate in the analysis and interpretation of data as appropriate.  The Pathways Program Coordinator develop, maintain, and ensure quality control of databases and may assist in the development and implementation of measurement systems.


The following are specific responsibilities.

  • Support the goals of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act by building pathways that are relevant to the outcomes targeted by the program.
  • In coordination with the USU Eastern and local K-12 partner institutions (Carbon School District, Emery School District), identify and map technical education pathways, certificates, and degrees, work-based learning, transfer opportunities, labor market information, and industry certifications.
  • Build partnerships with K-12 administrators, committees, and advisory and work groups to advise and promote career and technical education pathway program goals.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records, prepare program reports; compile and report outcomes of activities; demographic, and other data regarding services provided and populations served.
  • Collects, analyzes, interprets, and summarizes data in preparation for generation of statistical and analytical reports.
  • Develops, maintains, and ensures quality control of databases and may assist in the development and implementation of measurement systems.
  • Designs and/or develops specific databases for collection, tracking, and reporting of data, as appropriate.
  • Demonstrated interest in and commitment to diversity.
  • Submits written and/or oral reports as requested.
  • Serves on committees as requested.
  • Provides troubleshooting and technical assistance as requested.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus five (5) years of CTE experience in post-secondary education; OR a Master’s degree plus three (3) years of CTE experience in post-secondary education.
  • Three years of data analysis experience.
  • Three years of CTE pathway experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of scientific writing.
  • Knowledge of research methodology, principles, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Carl D. Perkin’s Act Laws and Regulations.
  • Knowledge of CTE pathways.
  • Knowledge of stackable degrees.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Interpersonal problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Skills in ordering equipment and supplies.
  • Data analysis skills using multiple platforms.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally, non-verbally, and in writing.
  • Ability to develop and enforce policy and procedures.
  • Ability to develop calendar training schedules.
  • Ability to plan, manage, evaluate, and achieve goals.
  • Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.
  • Ability to design and implement systems necessary to collect, maintain, and analyze data.
  • Ability to utilize statistical computer software.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

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. Names and Contact Information of 3 professional references.
  3. Unofficial electronic copy of transcripts from the most recent post-secondary education to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10"
  4. Cover letter, that describes your qualifications related to this position, 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.

College/Department Highlights

The department of Technology, Design and Technical Education (TDTE) provides instruction to students seeking a certificate, or an associate or baccalaureate degree. These innovative degree programs allow students to gain expertise in the fields such as business, cosmetology, machinery, protective services, transportation, and technology.  TDTE certificates and degrees are available in Logan, Brigham City, Price, Blanding, and Moab. Students are encouraged to enhance their education through hands-on application using specialized classrooms and laboratories throughout the state. Additionally, various industries and communities are served by career and technical (vocational) certifications offered through the Workforce Education division.

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

*updated 09/2023


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