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Utah State University SLCO 4-H/Youth Staff Assistant II - Salt Lake City USU Extension in Salt Lake City, Utah

USU Ext. - Salt Lake County 4-H is seeking a creative and positive person to work as a Staff Assistant II to USU Extension 4-H/youth staff. Hours will be Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm in the USU Extension Office in Salt Lake County. This is a full-time benefited position. Applicants should be able to work well independently and in a team. Some evening and weekend work may be necessary.

  • Assume standard office duties, including word processing, copying, scanning, editing, mailing, phone reception, email, taking meeting minutes, and spreadsheets.

  • Creative ideas are encouraged to continuously improve programming.

  • Assist USU Extension 4-H/Youth staff in the organization of programs.

  • Develop materials to promote supported community out-reach programming including: assisting staff in the development of educational materials, mailings, flyers, brochures, banners, and postcards.

  • Keeping website and social media up-to-date and accurate.

  • Handle communication with participants in 4-H/Youth programming through mail, flyers, advertisements, letters, emails, phone calls, social media and website. Answer general 4-H questions.

  • Produce reports and paperwork related to 4-H/Youth programming, including grants, by maintaining and organizing budgets, travel paperwork, receipts, purchasing and other required reporting and program evaluations.

  • Maintain 4-H enrollment and event registration through the 4-H Database, Zsuite.

  • Assist 4-H volunteers and public in checking out resources.

  • Assist 4-H Staff as needed.

  • Assist other front office staff as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience in an office setting or an associate degree/vocational training is required.

  • Self-motivated and able to accomplish a variety of tasks without direct supervision and able to adhere to deadlines.

  • Demonstrate professional work manner and ethic.

  • Demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills and ability to pay attention to detail.

  • Excellent computer skills and proficient knowledge of a variety of Microsoft programs such as word, excel, and other basic computer operations. Also, able to use or learn Adobe suites.

  • Must display exceptional human relation skills and be able to pleasantly interact with a variety of individuals.

  • Must be able to work effectively with supervisors, clientele, co-workers, volunteers, and professionals.

  • Some flexibility in work schedule required for occasional evening and Saturday events.

  • Offer contingent upon successful completion of background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Four years of work experience as an administrative assistant.

  • Motivated individual with a creative thought process.

  • Strong attention to detail and good eye for aesthetic work.

  • Strong editing skills desired.

  • Excellent budget tracking skills.

  • Strong worker with a positive personality.

  • Knowledge of cooperative extension services.

  • Ability to speak, understand, and write in Spanish.

  • Sense of humor and ability to keep things in perspective.

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile

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

Document size may not exceed 10 MB.

Commensurate with experience and 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.

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 EducationOffice 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: 2021-3678

Street: 2001 South State Street

Job Classification: Non-Exempt

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

Name: Northern Region