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Program Coordinator I

Company: Utah State University
Location: Logan
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Aggie Blue Bikes (ABB), a program within the Center for Community Engagement, is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator I. The Aggie Blue Bikes Program Coordinator is responsible for the management, oversight and continued growth of the ABB program. They will work as the Program Coordinator for 75% of their time and Transportation Demand Management Options Coordinator for 25% of their time. They are supervised by the associate director of the Center for Community Engagement (CCE).The Program Coordinator (PC) is expected to be able to strategize long term goals for the program. The PC is the voice for the long term plan, and as such, networks with on-campus and off-campus organizations and city stakeholders to expand the program and increase awareness. The PC is intimately familiar with the ABB mission and overall objectives of the program and works to innovatively promote ABB to the University and greater Cache Valley community through events, advertising, and other methods. The PC collaborates with other programs within CCE to promote department goals and objectives as they relate to the operation of ABB.The PC manages the ABB budget and works to diversify the ABB funding sources, whether through events, grants, revenues or other means. The PC will determine staffing for ABB and oversee student employees.The PC will use previous marketing materials to set the tone of the physical, online and social media presence for ABB. The PC markets the program through writing press releases, photographing events, creating marketing materials, and speaking with the public about ABB. The PC should preserve articles about ABB, and keep other historical records.Responsibility #1 Manages daily operations and strategic planning for Aggie Blue Bikes.Oversees the management of ABB bicycle fleet (over 325 bicycles) and student tool boards (5 student tool-boards).Recruits, selects, supervises, trains, and evaluates student staff and volunteers.Tracks progress towards ABB goals and assists CCE director in the administration of the ABB student fee.Meets at least monthly with the CCE director monthly to review progress towards ABB and CCE annual and strategic goals, refine policies, review budgets, and manage risk.Develop revisions to ABB policies and processes to increase program effectiveness.Enforces ABB, CCE, and USU policies and procedures for ABB student staff and volunteers.Oversees the purchasing for all of ABB.Work to diversify ABB funding sources.Properly documents donations and volunteer time.Set the tone and flow for shop operations.Responsibility #2 Manages the marketing, visibility, and public relations of Aggie Blue BikesAssists director in updating ABB website and online materials and assists with in-house IT issues.Orchestrates the planning of the USU Open Streets Festival and other events as they relate to outreach and education.Assist in the creation of ABB publicity materials.Collects and manages photos from ABB.Submits nominations for member and project awards to director at annual planning meeting.Maintain and expand social media outlets for ABB and website.Maintains alumni relations and contact list through social networking sites.Connects alumni with jobs and generates alumni political, financial, and volunteer support.Networks with other bicycle programs throughout the nation to document and publicize best practices.Networks with organizations on campus and in the valley to bring greater visibility to ABB.Oversees the documentation of ABB history.Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Options CoordinatorPrimary dutiesCollect, manage, and report data on-campus transportation conditions at the University, including a regular transportation survey.Manage and evaluate TDM services and programs that support alternatives to driving alone, such as the Utah State University Commuter Club.Develop, coordinate, and participate in educational programs and events that support TDM.Chair the Air Quality and Transportation committee.Coordinate with the Student Services, Parking & Transportation, Facilities, Sustainability Council, Employee Wellness, other USU departments, and community partners on the implementation of programs.Supplementary dutiesSupport the development and continuation of transportation amenities in support of campus and regional transportation planning efforts.Assist in implementing and managing infrastructure to support transportation options including but not limited to walking, bicycling, boarding, bussing, alternative work schedules, and carpooling.Research and adopt technologies that support University plans.Pursue grant and alternative funding sources for transportation projects.Minimum Qualifications:At least two years of project management and supervisory experienceBachelor's degreeAbility to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple projectsExcellent interpersonal skillsPreferred Qualifications:Previous experience working in the bicycle industry or advocacy effortsExperience planning and coordinating eventsPrevious experience writing and winning grantsKnowledge of TDM strategiesKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Demonstrated passion and enthusiasm for bicycling.Demonstrated leadership and management experience.Ability to train and supervise student employees and volunteers.Strong customer service skills and ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.Excellent writing and oral presentation skills.Skill in critical thinking, problem-solving, and implementing new strategies and procedures based on staff and customer feedback.Experience in cooperative decision-making.Ability to work with minimum supervision, organize own work schedule, and set priorities.Ability to develop and maintain record-keeping systems and procedures.Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.Ability to gather data, to compile information, and prepare reports.Ability to develop, plan, and implement short and long range goals.Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.Familiarity with power tools and other shop equipment.Some mechanical aptitude.Willingness to learn bicycle maintenance and repair.Along with the online application, please attach:1. Resume to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile2. Cover Letter to be up typed/pasted into a text box at the end of the application**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**Commensurate with experience, plus 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.Established in 2013, the Center for Community Engagement develops active citizens through community engagement and scholarship. We empower students to explore civic identity, develop leadership skills, and address community-identified needs, locally and around the world. Our six programs include Aggie Blue Bikes, Utah Conservation Corps, Community-Engaged Learning, Val Christensen Service Center, Student Sustainability Office, and Education Outreach.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-discriminationIn 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, 435-797-1266Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visithttps://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:U.S. Department of EducationOffice of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.govU.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.govUSU 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.

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