Utah State University

Program Coordinator I

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/17/2024 10:56 AM)
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
100% Time
Diversity Equity & Inclusion
Inclusion Center
Advertised Salary
Minimum $38,000; Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


Utah State University's Inclusion Center is hiring a Program Coordinator I to develop and implement various programs, events, and activities that promote students' academic success, retention, graduation, and post-secondary success.


The Inclusion Center at Utah State University supports student success at the Logan campus through holistic and inclusive student-centered programming that enhances the academic persistence, personal growth, and social experiences of undergraduate students. In addition, the following student clubs are advised through the Inclusion Center: Asian Student Association, Black Student Union, Pasifika Student Union, Queer Student Alliance, and Women and Gender Issues Society.


The Program Coordinator I will serve as the primary advisor for two to three of the Inclusion Center-sponsored clubs, create comprehensive learning opportunities, and oversee all aspects of programming to promote personal and professional growth for students. This position also serves as a resource connection for students, creating pathways for both on-campus and community engagement. The incumbent will work collaboratively with campus partners to develop student leadership trainings, connection with peer and faculty mentors, as well as track data and compile end-of-year impact reports.


  • Provide one-on-one comprehensive support and advising to Inclusion Centered sponsored clubs, including acting as a liaison with campus partners, holding clubs accountable for following university policies as well as their club constitution, attending club events and meetings
  • Meet with Inclusion Center students face-to-face to discuss personal well-being at school, school information (i.e-Financial Aid, career assessments, upcoming activities, school clubs, tutoring options, registration, etc.), game plans for improvement, and any other help needed.
  • Record each visit with individual students tracking progress, grades, mental/emotional needs, completing data entry, and any follow-up with other support staff as necessary.
  • Develop, implement, and assess all aspects of programs that support the academic, social, and personal integration of the students at USU for an educationally enriching college experience and success.
  • Organize student-focused programming and resources to promote new and ongoing initiatives such as our Professional Development Lunch and Learn Series and Academic Power Hour programming.
  • Create, maintain, and oversee a marketing strategy and communication plan for the Center, ensuring effective communications and updates, including broad promotion of programs, student-facing communications, newsletter, box, website, etc.
  • Generate and analyze reports of programmatic outcomes.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert regarding student affairs to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Serve on committees for university-wide events.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate degree plus two years of related work experience; or a bachelor’s degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education plus experience is required.

  • Experience providing student support on an individual, confidential basis.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering quality programming and services.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using web and graphic design software.
  • Understanding of educational barriers for incoming and current student populations.
  • Education or experience in public relations/marketing.
  • Experience with online outreach.
  • Experience in program evaluation, assessment, and working with data.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to prioritize own work, take initiative and multi-task, taking ownership of a project with little oversight.
  • Excellent organizational skills allowing to manage multiple meetings, plan and facilitate workshops and events, and collect and input data.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
  • Knowledge of computers and database/spreadsheet/word processing software.
  • Ability to interact with students, faculty, staff, and/or the public in a professional team environment. Ability to demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors, and customers.
  • Ability to gather, input, and analyze statistical data and generate reports.
  • Project specific knowledge, skills, and abilities as described in recruitment notices.
  • Ability to exercise a high level of creativity, decision making, problem solving, and discretion as work is varied and may be undefined.

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. Name and contact information for 3 professional references to be entered into Candidate Profile
  3. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

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

Advertised Salary

Minimum $38,000; 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, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.


Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all 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. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. 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 04/2024

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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