Utah State University

4-H Afterschool Educator

City Cedar City
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/13/2024 2:11 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-UT-Cedar City
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
15 hours per week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Extension Home & Community
Advertised Salary
$13.50 per hour
Telework Eligible


The Iron County Office for Utah State Extension is seeking a qualified individual to lead engaging afterschool programs for students in Iron County. Educator positions are open at various elementary and middle school sites. Educators will cover a diverse range of subjects, including STEM, youth development, social and emotional learning, 4-H Discover curriculum, and life skills.


School educators must be available to teach four days a week during the following times:

  • Elementary Assignment: 3:30 pm–6:30 pm
  • Middle School Assignment: 2:30 pm–5:30 pm
  • This position requires up to 15 hours of work per week.


Primary Duties:

  • Collaborate closely with all 4-H After-school staff to deliver impactful programming that benefits youth and families.
  • Actively promote 4-H After-school programs to engage the community and attract participants.
  • Provide daily instruction to students using the provided curriculum, ensuring engaging and effective learning experiences.
  • Maintain accurate records of daily student attendance to monitor participation and ensure accountability.
  • Communicate regularly with parents and youth about after-school programs and schedules to keep them informed and engaged.
  • Collaborate with school site locations to cultivate strong partnerships and relationships among staff and administration.

Programming Responsibilities:

  • Instruct students using curriculum provided by the After-school Coordinator.
  • Manage student behavior and keep youth engaged in programming activities.
  • Act in a professional manner with students and parents.
  • Help students with homework and provide targeted tutoring daily.
  • Participate in Back to School events and teacher professional development days to recruit students for 4-H After-school programs.
  • Respond to all communications in a timely manner.

Professional Development:

  • Attend all mandatory professional development trainings for after-school programs.
  • Obtain and maintain food handler permits and CPR certification.

4-H After-school Family Night Outs:

  • Attend Family Night Out activities on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure all supplies are properly stored and the facility is left clean and organized after each event.
  • Mentors
  • Train mentors to work with youth and provide supervision.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience working with youth.
  • Experience working and/or desire to work with youth and their families
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Must be available for all hours of program operation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with after-school programs
  • Skills in social media and other forms of marketing
  • 4-H experience
  • Curriculum planning or education experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High degree of self-motivation
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills- Word, Excel and Internet

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

$13.50 per hour


The environment and physical requirements may change depending on the specific function of the work each department performs. Incumbents may be in both indoor and outdoor environments. Indoors, in an office space, event space, or public space are protected from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes. Incumbents may nearly continuously sit and often use repetitive hand motion (such as typing).


Outdoors, incumbents may not be protected from weather conditions and may be exposed to extreme heat and extreme cold. Additionally, indoor or outdoor work environments may include being confined or in narrow spaces for periods of time. The incumbent may also be exposed to loud noises or vibrations from equipment, and conditions that may affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation. Bending, crawling, and crouching may be required. Incumbents may be required to lift, push, and/or pull objects up to 50 pounds and be required to walk and/or stand for long periods of time.

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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