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Residence Life Custodian

Department: Residence Life
Position: Full-time, full benefit package
Wage: $11.00 - $13.75 per hour
Union Affiliation: MPEA
Posting Date: July 2018

Description

The Residence Life Department invites applications for a Professional Housekeeper/Custodian who is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of our housing facilities with accuracy and attention to detail. This position will be assigned to a specific building/route, and assignments may be changed at the discretion of the supervisor depending on the needs of the university. The Housekeeper/Custodian position reports to the Director of Residence Life.

Responsibilities

Provide housekeeping/custodial care for assigned areas by performing a variety of tasks to meet cleanliness standards set by the University, including but not limited to restrooms, showers, resident’s rooms, hallways, stairwells, kitchens, laundries, study rooms, lobby areas, offices, and TV lounges; proactively identify areas for extra cleaning, reporting any facility issues and taking necessary steps to resolve any discovered issues; manage the staff laundry facility; perform special projects during the various academic year breaks such as deep cleaning rooms, common areas, and carpet/floor care; perform other duties as relevant to the duties of the position or as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

High school diploma/equivalent with 2+ years of housekeeping related experience.  Must have superior attention to detail and strong customer service orientation with excellent communication skills and ability to interact professionally with a variety of students, guests, staff, and others. Must have the ability to read, understand directions and cleaning procedures with knowledge of safety and health practices relating to custodial work, or ability to be trained in such areas. Must be able to physically perform duties regularly required to stand, walk, bend, knell, crouch, crawl, and climb.  Required to use fingers and hands to handle materials and tools or equipment, and reach with hands and/or arms.  Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds with or without assistance.  Must be able to perform duties when frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles or blood borne pathogens and toxic or caustic chemicals.

Application

To apply, submit a letter of application, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references and a completed State of Montana Government Job Application to:

Patti Lake, Payroll and Benefits Supervisor
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725
Submit electronic application materials to patricia.lake@umwestern.edu

For questions relating to this position contact Michael Piazzola at 406-683-7565 or by email at mike.piazzola@umwestern.edu.

Review of applications will be ongoing, but will remain open until the position is filled.

The University & Dillon Area

The University of Montana Western is a dynamic, innovative, undergraduate university with over 60 full-time faculty and 1,500 students. It is located in Dillon, Montana in the scenic Rocky Mountains and has been awarded numerous top national rankings for delivering high quality, affordable education.

Montana Western is the only public four-year college in the nation offering Experience One (X1), experiential learning delivered on the block schedule. Class sizes are small and students take a single course at a time, three hours each day for 18 days, before moving on to the next course. Each course is four credits and four blocks are offered each semester. The block schedule facilitates field and lab work, undergraduate research, study travel, and interdisciplinary teaching. Montana Western’s faculty strongly believe in mentoring and inspiring students, and assisting them in the transition from university life to professional careers.

The University of Montana Western is an integral part of the Dillon Community. With a population of 5,000 people, Dillon is known for outstanding public schools, safe environments, recreational opportunities, and an excellent quality of life.

The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities. Qualified candidates may request veterans‚ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. Finalists for any position will be subject to a criminal background investigation.

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Working Artist-in-Residence: Glass Studio Technician

Department: Fine Arts
Position:  Six month letter of appointment
Salary:   $1,500.00 monthly stipend
Union Affiliation:  None
Posting Date: July 2018
Start Date:  September 24, 2018 through March 24, 2019

Description

The University of Montana Western (Western) is seeking a capable, responsible and accountable glass worker who will work directly with Associate Professor Michael Hengler in the studio as needed.  The job will consist of:
  • Ensuring a safe working environment for students during out-of-class hours (being in the studio outside of class time).
  • Maintaining, repairing, and improving the studio and its equipment.
  • Helping university students excel with their projects as one’s technical and conceptual experience allows.
  • A general engagement and excitement for glass and a positive attitude.
  • The work schedule is flexible, though the position will require 30-40 hours of work per week.

The successful applicant will also be given time to use the studio facilities to continue their own studio practice.  Below are the allocations of time per studio, and hours awarded:

Hours of Availability (excludes times when class is in session, and are subject to when studio is hot/operational):
Hot Shop: four hours/week
Flame Shop: four hours/week
Fusing: four firings/week
Cold Shop: 7am-10pm (except when class is in session)
Flat Shop: 7am-10pm (except when class is in session)

Qualifications

A BA or BFA is preferred by applicants.  Professional experience could be a substitute for the formal academic degree.  Curatorial, gallery, managerial, team or production experience should also be noted, if applicable.

Application

Send letter of application responding to the job description, a curriculum vita, transcripts, evaluations of teaching, if available, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three (3) current professional references.  Application materials may also be made into a single pdf document and attached to an email.  Please submit materials to:

Patti Lake
Payroll & Benefits Supervisor
Administration and Finance
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic St
Dillon, MT 59725
patricia.lake@umwestern.edu

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Michael Hengler via email @ michael.hengler@umwestern.edu or by calling 406-683-7344

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University & Dillon Area

The University of Montana Western is a dynamic, innovative, undergraduate university with over 60 full-time faculty and 1,500 students. It is located in Dillon, Montana in the scenic Rocky Mountains and has been awarded numerous top national rankings for delivering high quality, affordable education.

Montana Western is the only public four-year college in the nation offering Experience One (X1), experiential learning delivered on the block schedule. Class sizes are small and students take a single course at a time, three hours each day for 18 days, before moving on to the next course. Each course is four credits and four blocks are offered each semester. The block schedule facilitates field and lab work, undergraduate research, study travel, and interdisciplinary teaching. Montana Western’s faculty strongly believe in mentoring and inspiring students, and assisting them in the transition from university life to professional careers.

The University of Montana Western is an integral part of the Dillon Community. With a population of 5,000 people, Dillon is known for outstanding public schools, safe environments, recreational opportunities, and an excellent quality of life.

The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities. Qualified candidates may request veterans‚ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. Finalists for this position will be subject to a criminal background investigation.

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Events/Promotion Coordinator I (Event and Banquet Assistant)

Department: Conference Services
Position: Full-time, 12-month position with varying schedule
Wage: $12.750 – $15.938 per hour plus complete benefit package
Union Affiliation: MPEA
Posting Date: July 2018
Start Date:  September 2018

 

Description

The Conference and Event Services Department invites applications for an Event and Banquet assistant.  The position is responsible for set up and supervision of events held on campus by on and off campus groups, including summer groups and camps.   The position assists in the coordination with Food Service, Residence Halls and other campus departments to meet the needs of the event.  The position reports to the Director of Conference and Event Services.

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate effectively with and build and maintain professional relations with all UMW and campus venue/service staff and a wide variety of clients.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills including creative problem solving and maintaining a professional and friendly demeanor when working with all clients.  
  • Ability to communicate with, coordinate and direct student staff.
  • Ability to communicate, apply and enforce all event related aspects of the State of MT and UMW policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills including multi-tasking, accurate record keeping, attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the English language, computer skills, office practices and office equipment.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to communicate client’s audio and visual technical needs as well as troubleshooting technical equipment.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and with a workgroup that is transitory in nature (student turnover is frequent).
  • Able to work in a busy office with noise and frequent interruptions and distractions.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds with or without assistance, move tables and chairs and assist in room setup and teardown, which requires mobility and physical demands.
  • Ability to keep banquet kitchen and storage rooms clean and organized.
  • Ability to work evenings and/or weekends as required. Work hours vary according to need.  The majority of the events are food service related, luncheon, banquets, etc., and are on nights and weekends.
  • The normal work schedule will be Tuesday-Saturday.  Work schedule varies depending on the scheduled events.
  • Ability to obtain Serve Safe Certificate and RASS Alcohol Serving Certificate. Both can be obtained on the job.
  • A current driver’s license is required.
High school diploma (or equivalency) in addition to two (2) years of related professional experience; or any combination of experience and education that provides the competencies necessary to successfully handle the duties and responsibilities assigned to the position.





Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as an event coordinator in the conference and events industry, preferably in a higher education setting, but a hotel or resort setting is acceptable.
  • Bachelors or Associates degree in business, or hospitality management.

 

Application

To apply, please complete a State of Montana Job Application and a letter of application specifically addressing the qualifications and duties described above. Finalists for this position may be subject to a criminal background investigation. Also include the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) professional references. Submit application materials to:

Patti Lake
Payroll & Benefits Supervisor
Administration and Finance
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725
patricia.lake@umwestern.edu

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Kathy Simkins via email @ kathy.simkins@umwestern.edu or by calling 406-683-7566.

Review of applications will begin immediately, however the position will remain open until filled.

The University & Dillon Area
The University of Montana Western is a dynamic, innovative, undergraduate university with over 60 full-time faculty and 1,500 students. It is located in Dillon, Montana in the scenic Rocky Mountains and has been awarded numerous top national rankings for delivering high quality, affordable education.

Montana Western is the only public four-year college in the nation offering Experience One (X1), experiential learning delivered on the block schedule. Class sizes are small and students take a single course at a time, three hours each day for 18 days, before moving on to the next course. Each course is four credits and four blocks are offered each semester. The block schedule facilitates field and lab work, undergraduate research, study travel, and interdisciplinary teaching. Montana Western’s faculty strongly believe in mentoring and inspiring students, and assisting them in the transition from university life to professional careers.

The University of Montana Western is an integral part of the Dillon Community. With a population of 5,000 people, Dillon is known for outstanding public schools, safe environments, recreational opportunities, and an excellent quality of life.

The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities. Qualified candidates may request veterans‚ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. Finalists for any position will be subject to a criminal background investigation.

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Revised Culinary Professional II (Cook II, Catering Assistant)

Department: Dining Services
Position: Full-time, varying schedule
Wage: $13.000-$15.263 per hour
Union Affiliation: Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date: July 2018

Description

The Culinary Professional II reports to the Director of Dining Services and is responsible for the planning and preparation of food items for catered events as well as meals served in the cafeteria. Responsibilities also include coordination of service with the Conference & Events Coordinator; supervision of catering staff; training of Culinary Professional I workers; proper sanitation practices; properly storing of food items according to health codes; recording daily meal counts and calculating food quantities to be prepared. This position requires a varying work schedule.

Requirements

The successful candidate must hold two years of commercial food service experience, one of which should be in food preparations capacity. Candidate must be skilled in the operation of various types of food service equipment as well as in communicating with others both orally and in writing. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to maintain positive, professional relationships with coworkers and customers. The knowledge, skills and abilities described here are typically acquired through a combination of a high school diploma and two years of commercial food service experience. Physical demands include prolonged standing, bending and lifting of up to thirty pounds to table height and fifteen pounds above the head, exposure to heat, cold and cleaning chemicals. A Serve Safe certificate is required within six months of employment and can be acquired on the job.

Application

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter including three professional references and a completed State of Montana Government Job Application to:

Patti Lake
Payroll & Benefits Supervisor
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725
Patricia.lake@umwestern.edu

For additional information, call (406) 683-7228.  Review of applications will begin in immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University and Dillon Area

The University of Montana Western is a dynamic, innovative, undergraduate university with over 60 full-time faculty and 1,500 students. It is located in Dillon, Montana in the scenic Rocky Mountains and has been awarded numerous top national rankings for delivering high quality, affordable education.

Montana Western is the only public four-year college in the nation offering Experience One (X1), experiential learning delivered on the block schedule. Class sizes are small and students take a single course at a time, three hours each day for 18 days, before moving on to the next course. Each course is four credits and four blocks are offered each semester. The block schedule facilitates field and lab work, undergraduate research, study travel, and interdisciplinary teaching. Montana Western’s faculty strongly believe in mentoring and inspiring students, and assisting them in the transition from university life to professional careers.

The University of Montana Western is an integral part of the Dillon Community. With a population of 5,000 people, Dillon is known for outstanding public schools, safe environments, recreational opportunities, and an excellent quality of life.

The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities. Qualified candidates may request veterans‚ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. Finalists for any position will be subject to a criminal background investigation.

Click here for a printable version of the job description