Utah State University

4-H Program Coordinator I

City Duchesne County
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/15/2024 5:29 PM)
Requisition ID
2024-7882
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Duchesne
Category (Portal Searching)
Program Management & Support
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Non-Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
40 Hours per Week
College
Extension
Department
Youth Programs
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible
No

Overview

USU Extension seeks to hire a qualified individual to coordinate the 4-H youth program in Duchesne County. This position (Program Coordinator I NE) is classified as non-exempt based on provisions of the Fair Labor Standard Act, and is eligible for overtime for approved work that exceeds 40 hours per week.

 

Incumbents in the 4-H Program Coordinator I position plan and coordinate the day-to-day fiscal, administrative, and operational activities of the Duchesne County 4-H program. This may include but is not limited to planning day camps, developing educational activities, volunteer recruitment, screening, orientation, training, support, and recognition as well as general data & fund management. 

 

The 4-H Program Coordinator I will report to the Agriculture Extension Faculty position in Duchesne County and an Extension Director. This classification may train and direct hourly/student employees and volunteers.

Responsibilities

  • Volunteer Development (recruit, screen, orient, train, support and recognize volunteers).
  • Designs, coordinates, and implements events and activities for the Duchesne 4-H Program.
  • Serves as a principal liaison between 4-H youth, volunteers, donors and community partners.
  • Facilitates day camps, educational events, classroom visits and volunteer recruitment efforts.
  • Coordinates activities of support staff, consultants, faculty, and/or volunteers engaged in implementation and administration of 4-H youth development events.
  • Monitors and administers program revenues and expenses; may develop or participate in the development of funding proposals for the program.
  • Writes, edits, and coordinates development of promotional materials, educational materials, training manuals, newsletters, and/or brochures, as appropriate to the program.
  • Collects and analyzes data; prepare reports; and maintains program records and statistical information.
  • Ensures completion of clerical and administrative support tasks, including creating, typing, and editing program correspondence and purchasing documents, reports, program handbooks, and other publications.
  • Writes and/or assists with writing grants and proposals as appropriate to the objectives and funding nature of the program; may participate in other fundraising activities.
  • May maintain and create content for program website.
  • May train and direct lower-level staff, student employees, volunteers and/or graduate students.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

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. Applicants currently seeking a related degree will be considered.
  • Experience working with youth.
  • Basic Computer skills: Microsoft office, email, social media.
  • Access to reliable personal transportation.
  • Self-motivated and able to frequently work independently.
  • Job offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with 4-H.
  • Previous experience in managing volunteer programs.
  • Experience designing and implementing youth programming.
  • Event planning experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of information gathering methods and procedures.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.
  • Skilled in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Skilled at records maintenance.
  • Ability to lead and train staff and/or students.
  • Ability to interact with youth, faculty and/or volunteers in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques.
  • Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.
  • Knowledge in working with 4-H programming.
  • Ability and willingness to transport and travel with youth to in-state and out of state events.
  • 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

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA

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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