Program Support Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Salt Lake County, UT
  • $22 - $24 an hour USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $22 - $24 an hour

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description

The Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity (Go Utah) is seeking two program support specialists that will support the Center for Rural Development and the Broadband Center. The program support specialist is an administrative position that provides support to the Center’s director and staff. The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude, enjoy engaging with people and be a creative and proactive thinker.

The positions are both flexible, offering in-person or remote options for Utah residents. The State of Utah offers a highly competitive benefits package-click here to review!

Principal Duties

Serve as the frontline contact; provide office management, answer phones, and respond to constituent inquiries
Schedule, create agendas, and take minutes for in-person and virtual meetings
Manage calendar for travel, special events, conferences, etc.
Secure hotels, vehicles, and other travel arrangements for team members
Set up and facilitate Zoom meetings, special events, and conferences
Assist in the administration of grants by learning the details and speaking with clarity about grant opportunities offered
Be a team participant in the grant application process (reviewing, scoring, and awards)
Analyze aspects of state and federal programs
Utilize Salesforce to track key performance indicators, contact information, and other program information
Collaborate with other departments within Go Utah and work closely with other businesses, the public, and government officials
Assist with communications i.e. writing and editing emails, newsletters and other program and marketing materials
Perform other administrative duties as assigned
Ideal Candidate
At least two years of administrative experience or relevant education
Experience in Microsoft Office and Google Suites
Technical skills with virtual meetings and recordings
Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills
Knowledge of or quick learner of CRM (Salesforce)
Flexibility to balance long-range planning with occasional urgent requests and priority shifts
Ability to exercise a high degree of discretion and confidentiality
Center for Broadband
Utah is home to one of the youngest, most technologically savvy, and educated populations in the United States. To maintain the state’s growing reputation as a premier global destination for business and quality of life, Utah continues to provide leadership and strategic coordination in broadband infrastructure, expansion, and adoption. We are looking for someone ready to join an actively running state broadband program as we continue to make Utah the standard for broadband deployment and adoption. Please visit Center’s website ( or )

Center for Rural Development
The Center for Rural Development works with Utah’s rural counties, communities and businesses, providing economic development resources and programs in support of healthy economies. Twenty-four of Utah’s twenty-nine counties are rural, each with its own unique history, cultures, industries and economic environments. The ideal candidate will have an interest in serving Utah’s rural communities and a desire to proactively support economic development outreach and program activities throughout the state.