Assistant - Site Manager - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Capitol Reef Field Station (CRFS) is located within Capitol Reef National Park and functions as an education and research center under the direction of Utah Valley University (UVU) in partnership with Capitol Reef National Park (CARE). The Assistant Site Manager is needed to help with overseeing groups at CRFS when the Site Manager is unavailable. The Assistant Site Manager works at the field station during periods of station visitation on an as needed basis to maintain safety and manage operations of the site. This includes, but is not limited to, providing groups with an orientation, going over safety, rules of the station as well as the park, and promoting sustainability and conservation. The Assistant Site Manager reports directly to the UVU Capitol Reef Station Director.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED plus six months to one year of related experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate’s degree plus one year of experience in a related field or any combination of education and/or experience related to the position classification summary totaling a minimum of three years.


Knowledge of environmental issues relating to field station management especially within a national park.

Knowledge of the natural history of the Colorado Plateau. Knowledge of environmental health and safety policy, both generally and specific to natural hazards of remote areas.


Demonstrated skills in experiential education.

Skilled in development and implementation of policies and procedures.

Skilled in computer technology such as e-mail, databases management, word-processing, spreadsheet management, and others.


Demonstrated ability to communicate at an effective and professional level, both written and verbally.

Flexibility in regards to work schedule and hours.

Ability to work outdoors and perform physical labor.

Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of people including researchers, students, government officials, donors and local community members.

Pay Range

$14.45 - $18.05 per hour

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • Capitol Reef Field Station
  • Assistant - Site Manager
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Facilities Management
  • Laboratory and Research
  • Extension & Outreach
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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