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USU Blanding is seeking applicants for a Program Assistant III to support the NASNTI (Native Americans Servicing Non-Tribal Institutions) II Grant. Incumbents in the Program Assistant series perform a combination of program-related and/or administrative functions that support community, social, instructional, and/or research programs; and/or coordinate people, events, or facilities.
This is a grant-funded position contingent on funding.
The Assistant Director for Academic Belonging (Program Coordinator II) will be responsible for providing leadership to the USU system. This leadership will be focused on initiatives and programming focused on developing and supporting academic belonging for all USU students. The Assistant Director will also represent the unit on various committees including those focused on DEI work, collaborations, and initiatives.
The Assistant Director will be administratively responsible for the Aggie First Scholars (AFS) program. This position also serves as the Success Coach for TRIO students interested in pursuing graduate studies. Additionally, this position will implement a new program, Aggie Advocates, that seeks to provide every new student with one person on campus who will serve as their advocate and guide throughout their time at USU. The AFS program is heavily staffed by student employees and volunteers, therefore, the Assistant Director will be involved in hiring, training, and professionally developing a large student staff. The Assistant Director will report to the Director of Student Retention and Completion within the Student Achievement Collaborative. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits.
The Department of Wildland Resources (WILD) in the S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources at Utah State University seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor of Wildland Fire. The role statement for the position consists of 80% extension, 10% teaching, and 10% service, and will be based in Logan, Utah on the USU campus, with an anticipated (but negotiable) start date of July 1, 2023. This is a fiscal-year (12-month) position.
The successful applicant is expected to bring substantial expertise from outside academia, and the position may be filled as a Tenure-Track or Professional Practice Assistant Professor position. The Tenure-Track Position will be 0.8 FTE, and the successful applicant will be encouraged to write grants to support an additional 0.2 FTE salary. The Professional Practice position will be 1.0 FTE. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Job Posting Flyer
For full consideration, application must be received by March 10, 2023.
The mentor is responsible for working with student - athletes who are experiencing academic difficulties and/or have newly matriculated to Utah State University. The mentor’s role is to serve as a supportive resource for student-athletes and provide them with tools and resources to help them mitigate their identified challenges. Mentoring helps student-athletes learn fundamental academic success skills that can help them become more effective at self-regulating their own learning.
The Colorado Plateau Dark Sky Cooperative brings together local, state, and federal land management agencies with tribal partners, businesses, and nonprofits to celebrate the cosmos, minimize the impact of outdoor lighting, protect and restore natural darkness, and promotes astronomy-based outdoor recreation and tourism. The Cooperative is managed by the Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism at Utah State University in close consultation with the National Park Service’s Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division. The Cooperative is led by a Coordinator who facilitates communication between the diverse array of individuals and organizations who are working to preserve the quality of dark skies across the Plateau. The Cooperative Coordinator also serves as a liaison between these individuals and organizations and leadership within the Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism at Utah State University and the National Park Service.
Utah State University Extension invites applications for a faculty position in the Home and Community Department. This is a 12-month, fiscal-year appointment. Extension faculty develop, provide, evaluate, and coordinate research-based educational programs for youth and adults. Extension faculty also recruit, train and supervise volunteer leaders and serve as a liaison between local clientele, other resource agencies, and Utah State University administrators, faculty, and programs. Extension faculty have Wayne County, departmental, and University responsibilities. An office will be provided at the Wayne County Extension building in Loa, Utah.
Rank will be commensurate with experience, qualifications and current rank. Appointment opportunities include Extension Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure track). A Master's degree is required for either rank.
The estimated start date for this position is March 1, 2023. Applications received by January 19, 2023 will receive first consideration.
We welcome candidates with knowledge in one or more home and community program areas, appropriate to the county assignment, including, but not limited to:
- Family and consumer sciences
- Health and wellness
- Positive psychology and solution-focused mental health
- Suicide prevention
- Food sciences, preservation and safety
- Diabetes education
- Gerontology, human development, family studies
- Finance education
- Economic and community development
- Workforce development
- Entrepreneurship/business development
- Public health
- Social work
We are especially interested in candidates that are well versed in using online educational platforms (e.g. Canvas) to develop and deliver evidence-based, clientele-focused, home and community related programming for rural and underserved populations.
More information about Utah State University Extension and the Home and Community Department can be found here: https://youtu.be/XvXITaFAltE
The West Campus Area Coordinator (AC) is a full-time, professional staff member. This is a live out position.
The AC (Residence Director II) is responsible for a comprehensive student development program within a complex of six residence halls and the Darwin Apartment Community, housing approximately 550 residents. The AC is responsible for supervision of a Residence Director, Office Manager and Receptionists as well as support and development of three, living-learning communities: Honors House, Eco-House, and Aggie Involvement. There are also 12 RAs and a Graduate Residence Director in this community.
The AC is responsible for overall development of supportive living learning environments, promoting inclusion and diversity and fostering community within each residence hall. The AC addresses student conduct and policy enforcement in collaboration with the Office of Student Conduct, and supports students of concern through close collaboration with the CARE and BIT Teams.
Other responsibilities include management of the multi-purpose room and area office, and working closely with the staff of the Honors Program, also housed within the administrative area. The West Campus Area Coordinator reports to the Director of Residence Life.
- Salary range: Minimum $42,000, commensurate with experience
- Excellent University benefits package
- Block Meal Plan
- Private Vehicle Parking Permit
- Opportunities for professional development
The primary duty of this position is to support the Institute for Disability Research, Policy & Practice (IDRPP) with the coordination and implementation of projects related to employment, secondary transition, and community integration and access for people with significant disabilities. This position reports to the Director of Research and Training. This position is telework eligible within the state of Utah.
USU full time benefits include choice of medical & dental plans, 22 days paid annual leave, 12 days of accrued sick leave, 14.2% contribution to annual gross earnings 401(a) retirement plan, 50% USU tuition waiver for employee and immediate family. See USU Benefits Website for full details (https://www.usu.edu/hr/benefits/index)
Utah State University’s Department of Plants, Soils and Climate seeks applications for a full-time 9 month tenure-track faculty position as a Controlled-environment agriculture Assistant Professor. The successful applicant of this research (55%), teaching (40%), and service (5%) position will develop a nationally and internationally recognized, extramurally funded research program that integrates basic and applied science to develop and optimize controlled environment production systems for high value crops. Teaching is a vital part of this position, and the successful applicant will teach courses in whole-plant physiology and production of high value vegetables.
Areas of emphasis could include the development of technologies and cultural practices that facilitate water recycling and improve water use efficiency, increases in efficiency of production or improvements in product quality, optimization of mineral nutrition using hydroponics and soilless substrates, optimization of production with CO2 enrichment, energy efficient sources for heating and cooling, advanced lighting technologies, and the identification and selection of novel high-value crops with relevance to Utah producers. This position offers the opportunity to cooperate with our 40-year legacy of NASA-funded research on food production for deep space missions, which has direct implications for closed-system food production on Earth.
Estimated start date is August 1, 2023. Reviews will begin Feb. 28, 2023 but applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled
The USU Athletics Academic Coordinator (Student Success Advisor) will support the academic needs of student-athletes in assigned sports and assist in the day-to-day operation of Student-Athlete Academic Services (SAAS). Sports will be assigned upon hiring.
The Academic Coordinator (Student Success Advisor) assists student-athletes with academic progress in areas including academic study skills and learning strategies; educates student-athletes on NCAA, conference, and institutional eligibility requirements; and, in conjunction with campus advisors, guides student-athletes on course and major selection and career planning. The Academic Coordinator meets with student-athletes on a regular basis to monitor academic progress and review eligibility status. Additionally, the Academic Coordinator will provide detailed reports and updates to coaches, compile semester grade/eligibility reports, and assist with the preparation of each assigned team’s Academic Progress Rate (APR) and Graduation Success Rate (GSR). The Academic Coordinator participates in recruiting activities, orientation, and SAAS events.
This position reports to the Director for Student-Athlete Academic Services.
The Classroom Facilitator works with Interactive Broadcast instructors and students to ensure a beneficial learning environment. This part-time, non-benefited position works in Kaysville, UT. The position hours and days are daytime shifts with some occasional evening shifts.
USU Blanding is seeking applicants for an Academic Advisor to advise prospective, current, and former students as part of the NASNTI (Native Americans Servicing Non-Tribal Institutions) II Grant. Incumbents in the Academic Advisor position advise and assist students in the development of academic plans and class schedules as well as assess academic level, attend to student academic inquiries, assist in the resolution of individual academic problems, and advise on academic program changes. Incumbents also prepare students’ graduation applications for Dean approval in DegreeWorks or assist students in semester-by-semester planning in preparation for declaring a major. This position is contingent upon grant funding.
The School of Teacher Education and Leadership is seeking a motivated and positive person to join our team as a Graduate Program Coordinator (Program Assistant III or Progam Assistant SR). The Graduate Program Coordinator will assist in coordinating the ASC, PhD, EdD, and Masters graduate programs. The position requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to balance multiple projects and deadlines, and the desire and capacity to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a productive team. This position may be hired to a Program Assistant III or Program Assistant SR depending on the knowledge and experience of the applicant. Refer to the “Qualifications” section below for specific details.
This position is eligible for excellent benefits including: 13 paid holidays, earn 12 days of paid leave and 12 days of sick leave per year, 50% tuition reduction for employee and spouse, competitive health benefits packages and a generous contribution into your retirement. View more information here: Summary of Benefits 2022-2023
Utah State University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking a Staff Therapist to join our energetic, professional, experienced, and good natured staff to serve USU-Statewide Campuses. Utah State University continues its tradition of land-grant outreach by delivering quality education to students across the state. As part of this mission, USU provides access to various student services to the 31 USU-Statewide Campuses and education centers. Currently, CAPS-Statewide has four therapists each serving their respective campuses (Brigham City, Salt Lake City, Price, and the Uintah Basin), as well as other USU-Statewide students that don't have access to a physical USU campus or education center. This position will be based out of the USU-Blanding campus and primary interactions with other CAPS colleagues will be maintained remotely through Zoom, email, or phone.
The primary responsibility for this position is to serve USU-Blanding students (mainly Navajo and Native American students), faculty, and staff, and the successful candidate will also collaborate with other CAPS Statewide therapists to provide services to the entire USU Statewide system. Main duties include mental health services and outreach to students, consultation with faculty and staff, and professional training to masters and undergraduate students. Staff therapists at USU-CAPS are also expected to be keenly sensitive to issues of diversity and social locations such as: gender, culture, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, and social-economic status.
USU Blanding is seeking applicants for a Staff Assistant II to provide administrative support under the NASNTI (Native Americans Servicing Non-Tribal Institutions) II Grant. Incumbents in the Staff Assistant II position perform a variety of administrative support and/or secretarial duties and tasks of the new grant. This position is contingent upon funding.
Utah State University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS; https://www.usu.edu/aggiewellness/mental-health) is seeking a staff psychologist to join our energetic, professional, experienced, and good-natured team who will provide embedded services to the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services (CEHS). This a fulltime, benefited, 12-month position with an approximate 50/50 split time between CAPS and the embedded site. This position will be based on the USU-Logan campus with an office for this position located within CEHS. CEHS is home to eight departments and is a national leader in terms of quality teaching, outreach and research (https://cehs.usu.edu/). Responsibilities will include providing mental health services and outreach to graduate and undergraduate students, consultations with USU faculty and staff, and professional training to doctoral and undergraduate students when possible. Psychologists at USU-CAPS are also expected to be keenly sensitive to issues of diversity and social locations such as: gender, culture, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, social-economic status, etc. CAPS is accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services (IACS). Our staff is composed of professionals for psychology, social work, and marital & family therapy. We have a doctoral internship that is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association and practicum in counseling psychology.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is part of USU's Division of Student Affairs. The center offers a range of services, including individual and group therapy, assessment, crisis appointments, case management, and outreach presentations. We strive to create an inclusive environment and engage in culturally sensitive practice for clients, staff, and trainees. While work is busy, we make time to enjoy positive and supportive relationships with each other, and we welcome a new member to join our fun and hard-working group.
Incumbents working toward their LCSW and CMHC will be provided supervision. Incumbents working toward becoming a Licensed Psychologist will be provided postdoctoral supervision, as well as approved time during their shift to prepare for the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) – up to four hours per week for six months.
Under the direction of the Executive Chef for Dining Services as well as the CDC for The Junction, the Executive Sous Chef oversees culinary matters for The Marketplace Dining Hall on Saturdays and The Junction Dining Hall on Sundays. Assists in managing and mentoring cooks and other culinary professionals in the main kitchen of the Taggart Student Center as well as The Junction. Responsible for assisting in menu development, sanitation, production and quality control for both locations. Promotes and exemplifies Dining Services’ Mission of “Creating an Excellent College Experience” as well as our P.R.E.D.I.C.T. Core Values.
As part of a 5-year federal grant, we are hiring a Fatherhood Education Coordinator (FEC) to serve the Duchesne/Uintah counties and surrounding areas in-person, as well as virtually throughout the state. The Fatherhood Education Coordinator will be responsible for implementing family life education programming targeted to justice-involved fathers. Programming promotes father involvement, effective co-parenting, and successful reentry. “Justice-Involved” includes, but is not limited to, fathers within the Department of Corrections, County Jails, Adult Probation and Parole, Addiction Recovery, etc. This position will be a wage-hourly, non-benefited position. Continued employment is contingent upon on-going grant funding. The Fatherhood Education Coordinators must have a strong desire to strengthen the roles of justice-involved fathers. Curriculum-based courses will be taught virtually and in-person in partnership with correctional facilities and adult probation & parole offices in the listed geographical area and throughout the state. Requirements include reliable transportation to get to partnership venues and a quiet home/workspace from which to facilitate online classes. Fatherhood Education Coordinators will be expected to work independently, remotely, and as a team.
Utah State University, through its membership in the Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (SWCASC), seeks a postdoctoral researcher (Postdoctoral Fellow II) as part of the National Climate Adaptation Science Center’s Climate Adaptation Postdoctoral (CAP) Fellows Program.
Utah State University's Department of Physics in the College of Science is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher (Postdoctoral Fellow II):
The Atmospheric Waves Experiment (AWE) is the first dedicated NASA mission to investigate global gravity waves (GWs) properties in the upper atmosphere and their impacts on the ionosphere-thermosphere-mesosphere (ITM). An Infrared imager (Advanced Mesospheric Temperature Mapper or AMTM) will operate onboard the International Space Station during two years, measuring the intensity of selected spectral lines of the hydroxyl (OH) emission layer, around 87 km altitude. The raw image data will be processed to derive the mesospheric temperature, and to measure GW parameters with a near-global coverage. The AWE science objectives are: 1. to quantify the seasonal and regional variabilities and influences of GWs near the mesopause (~87 km altitude), 2: to identify the dominant dynamical processes controlling GWs, 3: to estimate the wider role of GWs in the ITM. The USU Physics department will host the AWE Science Operations Center (SOC).
Temporary position starting in November 2023.
Three years, with the possibility of continuing depending on funding.