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Certified Athletic Trainer

Department: AthleticsPosition: 10-month position, non-tenureSalary Range: $28,000 AYPosting Date: June 2013 Description The University of Montana Western seeks applicants for a certified athletic trainer to work as part of the healthcare delivery team to organize, manage and deliver athletic training services for student-athletes in the intercollegiate athletics setting. Candidates must be committed to the NATA code of ethics and a health care environment that protects and enhances the student-athlete, athletic department and University. The athletic trainers report directly to the head athletic trainer. Montana Western offers intercollegiate athletics programs through the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Intercollegiate Horse Show Association and National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. Requirements A bachelor's degree in athletic training or an equivalent degree, BOC certification, and eligibility for licensure by the Montana Board of Athletic Trainers are required. The successful candidate will be an individual with proven abilities in the domains of athletic training. Application The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue accepting applications until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, resume, copy of BOC certification, and three (3) references to: Janelle HandlosHead Athletic TrainerThe University of Montana Western710 S. AtlanticDillon, MT 59725 Materials may also be sent electronically to . 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 southwestern Montana. The campus Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) for student enrollment is approximately 1,289. 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, Vietnam era veterans and people with disabilities. This position is eligible for veteran's preference in accordance with State law. Finalists for this position will be subject to a criminal background investigation. Click here for a printable version of the job description

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Public Relations Manager

Department: Marketing and University RelationsPosition: Full-timeSalary Range: $31,000 - $34,000 year, full benefit packagePosting Date: June 2013 Description Manage the university's public relations (PR) program including strategic planning as a part of Montana Western's overall marketing plan. Serve as the university's spokesperson with area, state, regional and national media. Provide copywriting, proofing and editorial services to support PR and marketing efforts. Lead the content development process for the university's news and marketing-related websites. Manage the department's media contact database. Develop a proactive news gathering organization across campus. Develop and execute a social media plan to support university marketing efforts. Provide photography to support news and marketing efforts. Assist in maintaining the university's brand. This position reports to the director of marketing and university relations. Requirements Bachelor's degree in journalism, PR or English. PR experience preferred. Demonstrated writing, editing and media engagement skills. Experience with crisis communication. Familiarity with writing web content, social networking strategies and software, and web content management systems. Demonstrated photographic acumen (experience with equipment and applicable software) and aesthetic sense. Application To be considered for this position, please submit the following by July 9, 2013. Letter of Application stating reasons for interest in the position and addressing the desired qualifications. Submit a professional resume detailing skills and experience which apply to the position description above. Submit a portfolio of applicable work. Names, address and telephone numbers of three references to: Shelly Kessel, assistant to the chancellorThe University of Montana WesternCampus Box 119710 S. Atlantic St.Dillon, Mont. 59725 Review of applications will begin on July 10, 2013. Anticipated start date is Aug.1, 2013. 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 southwestern Montana. The campus Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) for student enrollment is approximately 1,289. 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, Vietnam era veterans and people with disabilities. This position is eligible for veteran's preference in accordance with State law. Finalists for this position will be subject to a criminal background investigation. Click here for a printable version of the job description

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Bulldog basketball signs Tige Wingo

University of Montana Western head men’s basketball Coach Steve Keller announced the signing of Tige Wingo, a 6-foot-5 post from Twain Harte, Calif., to a Frontier Conference/NAIA Letter of Intent.

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Mathematics Adjunct Faculty Members

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History Adjunct Faculty Members

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Montana Shakespeare in the Parks in Dillon July 2

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will present “The Twelfth Night” at Dillon’s JayCee Park on Monday, July 2, 2012 at 6 p.m.

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Booster Club Golf Tourney June 29 & 30

The 20th Annual University of Montana Western Booster Club Golf Tournament will take place on Friday and Saturday, June 29 and 30.

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10 qualify for College National Finals Rodeo

Ten University of Montana Western rodeo athletes qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR), which will take place from June 10-16, 2012 in Casper, Wyo.

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Women's basketball signs two more recruits

University of Montana Western head women’s basketball coach Cara Cocchiarella announces the signing of two new players to Frontier Conference/NAIA letters of intent. BreAnne Watson, a 5’8” forward from Townsend, Mont., and Alaysha Whitworth, a 5’6” guard from Mackay, Idaho, will join the Bulldog program in fall 2011.

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2011-2012 academic scholarships announced

The University of Montana Western Foundation announced recipients for all scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic year.

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Volleyball adds three players

University of Montana Western head volleyball coach Lisa Griffiths announced the signing of three players to Frontier Conference/NAIA letters of intent. Sallie Sams, a middle blocker, and Breanne Kelley, an outside hitter, come to Montana Western from the Polson High Pirates in Polson, Mont. Emily Erickson, a rightside hitter, joins the Bulldogs after playing for the Broadview High Pirates in Broadview, Mont.

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Men's basketball signs Dane Stiles

University of Montana Western head men’s basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of Dane Stiles, a 6’2” shooting guard from Malta, Mont. to a Frontier Conference/NAIA letter of intent.

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UMW natural horsemanship program gets new home

Students in the University of Montana Western natural horsemanship program will begin moving into a brand new, state-of-the-art equine facility this fall.

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UMW Foundation executive director departs

Amberly Pahut, executive director of the University of Montana Western Foundation and director of university development and alumni affairs, will be leaving her position at Montana Western to serve as senior development officer at the Billings Clinic beginning June 30, 2011.

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Men's basketball adds three Montana recruits

Montana Western head men’s basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of three players to Frontier Conference/NAIA letters of intent.

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2011 Jane Helm Maddock Service Awards

Janelle Handlos and Judy Siring are the recipients of the 2011 Jane Helm Maddock Service Award.

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J.D. Lynch 2011 Distinguished Alumni

The University of Montana Western honored J.D. Lynch with the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award.

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Men's basketball adds junior college transfer

Bulldog men's basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of junior college transfer Marquis Johnson to a letter of intent.

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Bulldog football signs 14 prep standouts

Bulldog football coach Rich Ferris completed his 2010 recruiting class with the signing of 14 prep standouts from Idaho, Montana and Washington.

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Nahrgang grabs national steer wrestling title

Taylor Nahrgang, a 2010 Montana Western graduate, said goodbye to his collegiate rodeo career in fashion capturing the national steer wrestling title at the 62nd College National Finals Rodeo.

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Bulldog men's basketball adds three

Bulldog basketball coach Steven Keller announced the signing of three prep standouts from Montana. Signing letters of intent are Brian Bullock of Boulder, Mont.; Kris Castro of Huntley, Mont.; and Rylan Shaw of Billings, Mont.

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Bulldog golf signs three

University of Montana Western head golf coach Mike Crosser announced the signing of Mikael Noonkester of Huntley, Mont.; Drew Ramey of Livingston, Mont.; and Alex Sherry of Frenchtown, Mont. to Frontier Conference/NAIA letters of intent.

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Birch Creek Center receives $8,700 grant

The Montana Western Birch Creek Outdoor Education Center is the recipient of an $8,731 grant from the PPL Montana Community Fund.

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UMW rodeo competes at national finals

The Montana Western rodeo team will send eight cowboys and four cowgirls to the Super Bowl of college rodeo, the College National Finals Rodeo, June 13-19 in Casper, Wyo.

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Nine prep standouts join Bulldog huddle

University of Montana Western head football coach Rich Ferris announced the signing of nine new players to his roster.

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Bulldog men's basketball signs three

Montana Western men's basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of three new Montana recruits.

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Booster Club Golf Tournament a Hit

Over 70 golfers gathered at Dillon's Beaverhead Golf Course for the 17th Bulldog Booster Club Golf Tournament.

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Bulldog Basketball Signs Four

Bulldog basketball signs four Montana prep stars to Frontier Conference/NAIA letter of intent.

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Wyatt Smith Wins a pair of National Titles

Montana Western junior Wyatt Smith wins two national titles at 61st CNFR held in Casper, Wyo.

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Backgrounder

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Q & A

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Main Hall

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Montana Western Rodeo teams compete at CNFR

The University of Montana Western men and women's rodeo team are in Casper, Wyo. for the 61st College National Finals Rodeo.

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Booster Club Golf Tournament set for June 27-28

Montana Western booster will gather at the Beaverhead Golf Course in Dillon, Mont. on June 27 and 28 for the 17th Annual Booster Club Golf Tournament.

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Women's basketball signs Helena star

Alecia Wilson, Helena Capital hoop star, signs with Bulldog women according to new head coach Cara Cocchiarella.

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