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Admissions Representative I

Department: Admissions
Position: Full-time
Salary: $12.50 per hour plus complete benefit package
Union Affiliation: Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date: June 2017


The University of Montana Western is searching for an Admissions Representative I.  This position is responsible for the recruitment and enrollment of qualified and talented students. Admissions Representatives report to the Director of Admissions.


Responsibilities include extensive traveling to high schools and college fairs, primarily in the West and Northwest states, interviewing prospective students, building relationships with families, public speaking, application review and follow-up, coordination of campus visit programs, database management and other admissions-related duties.


A bachelor’s degree and a valid driver’s license are required.  A demonstrated ability to meet goals and substantive involvement with university life or other university related work experience (or equivalent customer service, database management and event planning experience) is required.  Experience in an admissions office is preferred.

A working knowledge of the block schedule (Experience One), the environment of southwest Montana and majors offered at Montana Western is preferred.  The successful candidate should have excellent demonstrated abilities: in building and maintaining working relationships with college-aged students, data entry within the Banner program, working knowledge of Windows Suite, especially Access and Excel databases, and organization of on and off campus activities and projects.


Applications will be accepted beginning in June, but the position will remain open until filled.  The priority deadline for the first round of reviews is July 1, 2017.  To be considered for this position, please submit the following: 1) Letter of Application addressing the desired qualifications, 2) Resume, 3) Completed and signed State of Montana Application for Employment (PD-25) , 4) Names, addresses and telephone numbers of three current professional references 5) Photocopy of your valid driver’s license to:

Patricia Lake
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725

For questions relating to this position contact Matt Allen at 406-683-7450 or by email at

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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