Utah State University

Program Support

City Blanding Campus
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/20/2023 7:04 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
25 hours per week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Technology Design & Technical Educ
Advertised Salary
$16.00 - $18.00 per hour, Commensurate with experience
Telework Eligible


The Technology Design and Technical Education Department at USU Blanding campus seeks a proactive, well-organized, and service-driven individual to join our dynamic team of faculty and staff dedicated to delivering comprehensive technical education programs. These programs encompass Trucking/Commercial Driver License, Heavy Equipment, Building Construction, Engineering Drafting and Design, and Welding.


This part-time, hourly position primarily focuses on marketing programs and student recruitment, alongside a range of administrative responsibilities. The ideal candidate will handle call management, greet visitors, address email inquiries, and provide guidance on the listed technical education programs. Additionally, they will execute administrative tasks supporting community engagement, social initiatives, instructional endeavors, and research programs. This involves coordination of people, events, or facilities.


Moreover, the selected candidate will actively contribute to program marketing, engage in activities promoting student enrollment, resource management, and aid in student retention efforts. The role may encompass additional assigned duties as needed.


  • Offers comprehensive support to administrators, faculty, academic, and research staff.
  • Manages office operations, encompassing scheduling, filing, paperwork preparation, supply procurement, and inventory management.
  • Represents the department/program positively when engaging with students, staff, faculty, and the wider community.
  • Identifies and implements strategies to enhance service efficiency while developing streamlined procedures.
  • Maintains and generates website content.
  • Creates, edits, and coordinates the production of promotional materials, educational content, training manuals, newsletters, and brochures.
  • Advises students, customers, or the general public about program-specific regulations, requirements, and services.
  • Orchestrates program/department activities, including conferences and events.
  • Engages in student recruitment and oversees the application review process.
  • Provides guidance and training to student and part-time employees.
  • Delivers training, instruction, and consultations to students, faculty, and staff on specialized services.
  • Acts as a liaison between administration, faculty, program-involved students, and community mentors.
  • Assists in program compliance activities.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience or an associate degree/technical training is required.
  • Valid Utah driver’s license to perform essential job responsibilities, such as driving university vehicles and transporting materials 


  • Experience in record-keeping.
  • Experience in charts or graphs.
  • Experience planning, promoting, and organizing

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Proficient in field-specific knowledge, skills, and abilities outlined in the recruitment notice.
  2. Capable of making informed and timely decisions for routine tasks.
  3. Adept in employing creative problem-solving strategies.
  4. Proficient in operating basic office equipment such as printers, copiers, and telephone systems.
  5. Skilled in coordinating and organizing meetings as well as special events.
  6. Proficient in maintaining accurate records.
  7. Familiarity with ordering supplies, managing equipment, and controlling inventory.
  8. Proficient in database management.
  9. Possesses foundational computer skills.
  10. Proficient in creating, composing, and editing written materials.
  11. Knowledgeable about communication principles, media, and marketing techniques.
  12. Capable of handling sensitive and confidential business data and personal information with discretion.
  13. Familiarity with University policies and procedures.
  14. Demonstrates initiative and can work independently without constant supervision.

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” 

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

Advertised Salary

$16.00 - $18.00 per hour, Commensurate with experience


Employees typically work in an office environment and are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but not necessarily occasional temperature changes. However, in certain instances employees may work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions. Employees could be exposed to hazardous chemicals. Employees nearly continuously sit and often use repetitive hand motion (such as typing). Bending and stooping is occasionally required. Employees nearly continuously listen, hear, and talk.

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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