Department: Learning Center/Career Services
Wage: $16.216-$20.270 per hour entry plus complete benefit package
Union Affiliation: Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date: June 2017
This position is responsible for the overall administration, financial and program management duties of both programs. This position provides overall direction of the programs, including budget tracking, strategic planning, supervision and training of tutors, coordination of schedules, publicizing services to the campus and outside resources, identifying additional funding sources, providing information regarding usage of program resources as well as data related to accreditation and graduation. The position is a full time, 12 month, classified position reporting to the Director of Student Success.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Director of the Office of Student Success, as well as with excellent colleagues in the Academic Advising and TRiO Student Services offices. S/he will be a member of a collaborative team dedicated to creatively supporting and maximizing student retention and success. The team members work forty regular hours per week, as well as occasional evenings and weekend days when vital. The University of Montana Western, with 1300 undergraduate students, emphasizes experiential learning in a block scheduling system in which students take one class at a time, each lasting three hours per day, five days per week, 18 intensive days at a time.
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:
Patti Lake, Payroll and Benefits Supervisor
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725
For questions, call (406) 683-7311. Review of applications will begin on June 23rd, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
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.