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Part-Time Program Coordinator Position - UHS

Utah Tech University
Job Location:
St. George, Utah
Extension and Outreach
Salary: $25.00 Hourly

Location: St. George 84770, UT

Job Type: Part-Time Staff

Division: College of Health Sciences

Job Number: 22HRL999-68

Healthcare Diagnostics & Therapeutics

Position Announcement

Coordinated through a partnership between the Utah Tech University (UT) College of Health Sciences and the Utah Area Health Education Centers (Utah AHEC), this program coordinator provides logistical support for various efforts that relate to the recruitment and retention of rural/underrepresented people in rural areas of Utah. Two positions support the Utah Health Scholars (UHS) programs, youth-level healthcare recruitment programs and other related programs conducted through the office, including health education.

This position supports our Community-based programs with a focus on grants, contracts and population health programs in rural and underserved parts of the state. This position is located in St. George, connected to UT employment (with funding supplied by Utah AHEC), reports to the Dean of the College of Health Sciences, and supervises any part-time student employees working at Utah Tech University.

  • Assist with the coordination of existing programs related to Utah Health Scholars at Dixie State University. The position may require weekly travel to Utah cities, including St. George and Cedar City, as well as other travel throughout the state.
  • Manage daily activities of programs currently in place within four Utah higher education institutions and the regions they serve. This includes, but is no limited to the management and teaching o undergraduate pre-health seminar courses, facilitating job shadowing opportunities, advising college students on course selection, providing guidance for graduate programs, and increasing program enrollment if working in the Utah Health Scholars programs. Manages grant-funded and self-supported programs, if working in Community Projects program.
  • Supervise student staff members, including hiring, training, and student development. May also recruit and provide guidance to student volunteers.
  • Assist with program assessment, including tracking and analysis methods used to measure outcomes and outputs of programs.
  • Develop program plans and related budgets. Assists with contracts and agreements to meet program objectives.
  • Assist in planning long and short-range program objectives and activities.
  • May coordinate and oversee hiring instructors and students, reserving campus spaces, managing lending library, and program accounts.
  • Plan and facilitate cultural immersion volunteer trips for pre-health college students to domestic and international locations, with assistance of other staff members.
  • Participate in high school and college outreach, including recruitment and retention activities, with a focus on assisting underserved students in gaining entrance to healthcare programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, including presentations and public relations.
  • Technology skills, including computer applications and presentation programs.
  • Experience working with students and/or rural health issues or elated experience.
  • Strong work ethic and a demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Master's degree.
  • Experience in career counseling in the health sciences or equivalent.
  • Background in student affairs, counseling, or healthcare.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Familiarity with careers in healthcare.
  • Supervision experience.
Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Part-time hourly staff (20 hours per week) position. Hours are flexible Monday through Friday during normal business hours, to be decided with supervisor. Hourly rate of $25.00/hr. Free access to Employee Assistance Program thru Blomquist-Hale and HPC Fitness Center/Recreation facilities; no other benefits.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Submit application materials (including resume contents and contact information for three professional references) and upload cover letter electronically. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Open until 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.

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 230 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 and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment. 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: 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.
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.


Free access to Employee Assistance Program thru Blomquist-Hale and HPC Fitness Center/Recreation facilities; no other benefits offered for this position.
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