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Utah State University Program Assistant (GEAR-UP) in Logan, Utah

Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP) is a federally funded grant working with middle and high school students to increase enrollment and success in higher education.

Utah State University is looking to hire a part-time hourly program assistant.

This hourly position will support the USU STARS! GEAR UP office with programmatic and design responsibilities, as well as additional office tasks as needed. Main responsibilities will include: managing graphic design for events, campaigns, and school needs; assisting program coordinator with communication, upcoming activities, and organization; event planning and facilitation; assisting with social media content; and random tasks aligned with grant and office needs.

This is a soft-funded position that relies on annual funding from a federal sponsor.

Total 25-40 hours depending on time of year

Job offers will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree or two years' experience in related field

  • Experience with design skills with strong typographical editing experiences

  • Highly organized with good notetaking skills

  • Able to prioritize tasks and work with little oversight

  • Event planning and facilitation experience

  • Flexibility to work increased / decreased hours dependent on time of the year

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or four years' experience in related field

  • Experience with Photography – taking and editing of pictures

  • Spanish speaker with translation skills

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”

  2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of the application

Document size may not exceed 10 MB.

$18.00 per hour, commensurate with experience

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.

Department Highlights

The School of Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL) has an established tradition of land-grant outreach, delivering quality teacher education to preservice and inservice teachers and school leaders. TEAL offers an array of baccalaureate and graduate degrees, including a distance-delivered doctorate, within the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. TEAL provides outreach programs within the University's Statewide Campuses system.

College Highlights

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is home to eight departments and is committed to providing the best learning opportunities and educational research in the state of Utah. Our programs are strengthened by an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers, including the Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence. The college offers clinical services to the community across the human lifespan and provide students with real-world service and research opportunities.

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

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 Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

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

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

Requisition ID: 2021-3903

Street: 8800 Old Main Hill

Job Classification: Non-Benefited

Percent of Time or Hours per Week: 25-40 hours per week

Name: E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs

Name: School of Teacher Educ & Leadership

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