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Department: Academic Affairs
Position: Full-time, 12 month
Salary: $40,000-$60,000 commensurate with experience
Union Affiliation: None
Posting Date: December, 2016

Description

The Director of eLearning and Academic Technology will work with the provost and faculty to promote and support use of academic technologies for instructional use.  Candidate must have a passion for emerging educational technologies and a demonstrated ability to work with faculty for successful technology adoption.  The position reports directly to the provost and collaborates with the School of Outreach dean, Information Technology Services director, faculty, and staff.

Responsibilities

The Director of eLearning and Academic Technology is responsible for the research, recommendation, development, implementation and management of emerging technologies to enhance teaching and learning.  This position also provides primary vision, training, support, and maintenance of the online learning management system (Moodle). 

Qualifications

The successful candidate must meet the following qualifications.

  • Experience supporting enterprise learning management systems
  • Ability to develop and express strategic vision for online teaching and learning
  • In-depth knowledge of instructional and universal design strategies through online teaching experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated adoption of social media and emerging technologies in educational setting
  • Demonstrated ability to work professionally with students, faculty and staff
  • Experience delivering academic or professional training and conducting evaluation and assessment
  • Hiring preference may be granted for master’s degree in instructional technology, education or related field

Application

To apply, submit a letter of application, current vita, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references.  To be fully considered, the letter of application must address all of the job qualifications.  Send application materials to:

outreach@umwestern.edu
or
Dr. Anneliese Ripley
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT  59725

Review of applications will begin January 3, 2017. 

The University & Dillon Area

The University of Montana Western, located in Dillon, Mont., is an innovative institution nestled in a scenic valley in the Rocky Mountains of south western Montana. The campus Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) for student enrollment is approximately 1,418. Montana Western has over 60 FTE faculty members, features small classes for all students and has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News and World Report. Montana Western’s small size and focus on education innovation have earned it the reputation of being a place where faculty and staff choose to collegially and creatively make a difference in the education of students. Montana Western is the first and only public four-year college in the nation to use block scheduling in which students take a single class at a time. This immersion learning program facilitates increased opportunities for experiential types of learning.

The mission of the University of Montana Western is to provide innovative interdisciplinary education through experiential learning that combines theory and practice. Montana Western services citizens of all ages with its academic, community service, and lifelong-learning programs. As part of the global community, Montana Western encourages diversity, international awareness, environmental responsibility, and mastery of technology as a gateway to the world.

Dillon, a community of 5,000 people, 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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Department: Dining Services
Position: Full-time, varying schedule
Wage: $10.70 per hour 
Union Affiliation: Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date: November 2016

Description

This position reports to the head cook and is responsible for a variety of duties, including preparation of hot and cold food items including soups, salads and entrees; serving of food on the serving line; cooking at the Burger Bar, daily cleaning and sanitizing of food preparation and/or dining areas; working with catering staff; cashiering and working in the dish room. This position has a fluctuating schedule and may require a split shift. The position will include cyclical work such as deep cleaning of the kitchen facilities.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma; the ability to follow established procedures and verbal and written instructions; general knowledge of institutional kitchen equipment. Physical requirements include lifting up to 40 pounds, pushing and pulling of carts and equipment, long periods of standing and exposure to heat, cold and cleaning chemicals. This individual must be able to work with a variety of personalities and time schedules. 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 and signed State of Montana Government Job Application (available at http://msdb.mt.gov/about/stateapp.pdf or through the Montana Job Service) to:

Patti Lake
Payroll & Benefits Supervisor
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725

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

The University & Dillon Area

The University of Montana Western, located in Dillon, MT, is an innovative institution nestled in a scenic valley in the Rocky Mountains of south western Montana. The campus Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) for student enrollment is approximately 1,418. Montana Western has over 60 FTE faculty members, features small cases for all students and has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News and World Report. Montana Western’s small size and focus on education innovation have earned it the reputation of being a place where faculty and staff chose to collegially and creatively make a difference in the education of students. Montana Western is the first and only public four-year college in the nation to use block scheduling in which students take a single class at a time. This immersion learning program facilitates increased opportunities for experiential types of learning.

The mission of the University of Montana Western is to provide innovative interdisciplinary education through experiential learning that combines theory and practice. Montana Western services citizens of all ages with its academic, community service, and lifelong-learning programs. As part of the global community, Montana Western encourages diversity, international awareness, environmental responsibility, and mastery of technology as a gateway to the world.

Dillon, a community of 5,000 people, 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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Department: School of Outreach, Road Scholars Program
Position: Full-time, classified position with Montana University System benefits package and covered by the Montana Public Employee Association.
Wage: $12.058 to $15.073 per hour
Posting Date: November 2016

Description

The University of Montana Western’s School of Outreach invites applications for a program coordinator. The position will carry out the School of Outreach mission to provide high quality learning opportunities to citizens of all ages. This position is part of a program development team that reports to the Dean of Outreach.  Specific duties will focus on Road Scholar’s programming and be assigned by the Road Scholar director.

Qualifications

Applicants must be able to:

  • Coordinate program services, activities and offerings;
  • Manage multiple program demands in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions;
  • Build and maintain relationships with program director, campus staff, Road Scholar vendors, instructors and program participants, while being friendly, discrete and professional;
  • Assist participants, instructors and group leaders involved Road Scholar programs;
  • Utilize technology to market programs, enroll students, deliver services, track enrollments and monitor successes.
  • Candidates must possess strong Microsoft Office skills and be willing to learn specialized publication and enrollment software applications;
  • Assist the director with data management and analysis;
  • Track program expenses and process payment requests;
  • Work as a team member, accepting shared unit tasks as assigned.

Requirements

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Completion of two-years of postsecondary training, baccalaureate preferred;
  • Prior administrative experience;
  • Evidence of strong organizational, time-management, customer-service and problem-solving skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • An enthusiastic, self-starter work ethic.
  • Must be fluent with use of MS Office software.

Application

To apply, send a resume, cover letter addressing the position requirements and a list of three professional references with telephone numbers to:

The School of Outreach
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic St.
Dillon, Mont. 59725-35987

Review of applications will begin December 19, 2016.

The University & Dillon Area

The University of Montana Western, located in Dillon, Mont., is an innovative institution nestled in a scenic valley in the Rocky Mountains of south western Montana. The campus Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) for student enrollment is approximately 1,418. Montana Western has over 60 FTE faculty members, features small classes for all students and has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News and World Report. Montana Western’s small size and focus on education innovation have earned it the reputation of being a place where faculty and staff choose to collegially and creatively make a difference in the education of students. Montana Western is the first and only public four-year college in the nation to use block scheduling in which students take a single class at a time. This immersion learning program facilitates increased opportunities for experiential types of learning.

The mission of the University of Montana Western is to provide innovative interdisciplinary education through experiential learning that combines theory and practice. Montana Western services citizens of all ages with its academic, community service, and lifelong-learning programs. As part of the global community, Montana Western encourages diversity, international awareness, environmental responsibility, and mastery of technology as a gateway to the world.

Dillon, a community of 5,000 people, 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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