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P/T Trailblazer Child and Youth Program Administrative Assistant

Utah Tech University
Job Location:
Administrative Assistants
Salary: $16.20 Hourly

Location: St. George 84770, UT

Job Type: Part-Time Staff

Job Number: 24HRL999-17

Division: College of Health Sciences

Department: Health & Human Performance

Opening Date: 09/15/2023

Position Announcement

The Part-Time Trailblazer Child and Youth Program (TCYP) Administrative Assistant will assist in the program's daily operations and support the TCYP full-time members and potential student interns. 
TCYP provides semester-long (12 weeks) internship opportunities during the fall, spring, and summer. Interns serve in the U.S. Navy's Child Development Centers and School Age Care and Teen Programs. Internship locations include various locations throughout the U.S., including California, Washington, Hawaii, and many more. Opportunities for international travel may also be available. Interns are engaged in experience working with children and youth while networking with the world's largest employer, the Department of Defense. Additional information about the TCYP can be found on line at Position contingent upon U.S. Navy contract continuation for future employment.

*     Help manage and keep records of the TCYP student recruitment and enrollment process, utilizing Microsoft Excel and University programs like Slate CRM (on-the-job training will be provided).
*     Support prospective interns as they move through the recruitment/application process through all communication channels, answering questions about the admissions process, alleviating concerns, assisting with application submission, and following through to enrollment.
*     Provide customer service to interns and prospective interns through email, phone, social media, and in-person interactions.
*     Provide administrative support to the TCYP staff.
*     Prepare and track purchase requisitions, travel authorizations, and other University forms and processes as needed.
*     Assist in TCYP events as needed.
*    Perform other duties as assigned.

*     High School Diploma/equivalent GED required. Associate's degree (or higher) preferred.
*     Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Suite, and Zoom proficiency are required.
*     Proficiency with social media platforms such as Facebook, lnstagram, and TikTok is required.
*     Excellent public relations, customer service, and writing skills.
*     Ability to work with diverse individuals and teams.
*     Ability to manage urgent priorities with projects of various sizes and timelines.
*     Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
*    Ability to pass a federal background check.

Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION, AND BENEFITS: Part-time hourly staff (overtime-eligible) position, working up to 30 hours per week. Hourly rate of $16.20+ depending on experience. Free access to the Employee Assistance Program through Blomquist-Hale and HPC Fitness Center/Recreation facilities; see for a list of part-time staff employee benefits.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:  Submit a Utah Tech University application online (, and email your resume and/or cover letter to Dennis Gonzalez, Assistant Director of TCYP, at  Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position has been filled.  
If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to submit your application materials for this position, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:  Utah Tech University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah, approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. Click here to learn more about the University.  

Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 250 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action within its employment programs and activities. Utah Tech 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 the University's non-discrimination policies:
  • Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury -, HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Jennifer Larimore -, 435-652-7731.
For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit: or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,, 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office,, 303-844-5695.
The University provides key institutional information regarding Academics, Campus Safety, Student Services, Employment Laws, and other requirement items per the Higher Education Act and other consumer information requirements to perspective students, students, UT employees and prospective employees online at and

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification.


Utah Tech University offers a variety of miscellaneous benefits and discounts to employees, both for use on-campus and off-campus. No other benefits are offered for this position.
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