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Culinary Associate I, Cook’s Helper

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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Program Coordinator I

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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Events & Alumni Coordinator (Events/Promo Coordinator II)

Department: Development
Position Appointment: 12 month position
Wage: $13.628-$15.00 per hour plus full benefits package
Union Affiliation: Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date: October 2016

Description

As part of the Montana Western Foundation, Development Office and Alumni Office, the Events/Promo Coordinator II performs a broad spectrum of support to assist in achieving the mission of the foundation and alumni offices.

The Events/Promo Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing certain special events and promotional activities to support Alumni Affairs and Development programs of the University. The Events/Promo Coordinator functions as a first point of contact with excellent customer service skills for a diverse group of internal and external constituents, thrives in a fast paced, dynamic environment and can perform all duties and responsibilities while maintaining a positive and professional attitude.

The Successful Candidate will

Perform all functions around events; planning, marketing, oversight of volunteers, staff and contract professionals in the management of events; event budget management which includes but is not limited to, reporting of event income and expenses. Special events may include alumni/donor engagement or fundraising events. Develop new ideas for events and promotions to involve the broad base of alumni and friends of the university. Assist with the coordination, research and development of stories for the alumni e-news. Assist with the development of regional alumni chapters. Assist with recruiting, organizing and training of alumni leaders and volunteers for regional alumni chapters and a student alumni association. Disseminate information to alumni/donors via newsletters, email blasts, mass e-mails and through other means of communication such as social media. Assist with updates of alumni/donor database as needed, includes entering the amounts and types of donations and/or activities of each alumnus/donor in the database. Perform special projects as assigned by the Executive Director.

Required Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree

  • A minimum of two (2) years of work experience in event planning, fundraising, marketing or relevant experience.

  • Demonstrated competence using personal computers and various software such as Word processing, Excel, Database, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet.

  • Demonstrated competence organizing and prioritizing multiple work assignments, meeting deadlines and exercising adaptability to changing priorities while maintaining a positive, effective, and professional attitude

  • Ability to travel on occasion and to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and take a great deal of initiative.

  • Experience in event/program planning to include coordination, cost projections and tracking invoices and receipts.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Successful experience in a “first point of contact” role (communicate in person and via phone/email with donors, alumni, staff, students, parents, vendors and visitors.)

Applications

 To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, a resume and the names and contact information of three professional references to:

Roxanne G. Engellant
Executive Director
University of Montana Western Foundation
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725
(406) 683-7305
roxanne.engellant@umwestern.edu

Applications may be submitted either via email or standard mail.  Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016 but the position will remain open until filled.

The University and 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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Counselor (Psychology Specialist)

Department: Student Affairs
Position Appointment: 10 month position: August 1-May 31
Wage: $20.00 per hour plus full benefits package
Union Affiliation: Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date: August 2016

Description

The counselor will share counseling, training, intervention, and outreach responsibilities with the Director of Student Counseling. Duties include: individual, couples, and group psychotherapy; assessments, diagnosis, and treatment of individual counseling cases; crisis intervention; consultation; taking part in outreach activities with the campus community and the community of Dillon; conducting student training activities; attending staff and committee meetings; providing psychoeducation and mental health promotion activities for students, staff, and faculty. Additional programmatic responsibilities may be assigned by the Director as needed.

The Successful Candidate will

Have effective therapeutic and interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate successfully with faculty, staff, and students; have enthusiasm and passion for providing mental health services for university students; possess excellent written and oral communication skills; have the ability to work effectively with diverse populations; be comfortable working in a variety of university settings such as classrooms, residence halls, athletic facilities, etc.; have the ability to complete documentation in a timely manner in accordance with ethical standards; maintain confidentiality of records and information; have the ability to use computer programs and office equipment to complete job duties and assist in agency functioning. 

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, or Clinical Psychology.
  • Licensed therapist or licensure eligible in the State of Montana.
  • Experience providing counseling services to young adults.
  • Experience in crisis intervention.
  • Experience and commitment to providing multi-culturally competent services.
  • Familiarity with confidentiality ethical standards and HIPAA regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working clinically in a university counseling center setting.
  • Experience with couples and group psychotherapy.
  • Experience providing outreach and psychoeducational workshops/training.
  • Familiarity with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Application

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references to:

Jerry Girard, LCPC, LAC
Director of Student Counseling
University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725

(406) 683-7181
jerry.girard@umwestern.edu

Applications may be submitted either via email or standard mail.

Review of applications will begin November 4th but the position will remain open until filled.

The University and 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.

Click here for a printable version of the job description.