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REVISED ASUMW Program Assistant

Department: Associated Students of the University of Montana Western
Position: Half-time w/full benefit package
Wage: $11.50 per hour
Union Affiliation: Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date: July 2016

Description

Monitor and reconcile the budgets for Student Senate, Student Activities, Campus Clubs, KDWG, and Recycling. Maintain accounts payable and receivable for all above. This includes printing and distributing purchase orders, collecting receipts from vendors, and submitting all, including credit card charges to the business office. Purchase office supplies and items necessary for activities or events when making out of town trips. Recognize senator birthdays and special events. Be available to help and direct students when needed.

Fall and spring responsibilities include: Attend Senate meetings, give a weekly report, take minutes, distribute minutes to senators and advisor, and post minutes on ASUMW webpage. Keep permanent senator attendance & voting records. Ensure all senators are meeting GPA requirements (2 times per semester). Monitor senator office hours, assignments, and committee work. Make travel arrangements for MAS/BOR, conferences, etc. Purchase supplies and equipment, and manage contracts with outside vendors. Clean offices/senate conference room and water plants on a weekly basis. Ensure overall tidiness of offices at all times. Coordinate the activities and intramurals calendars, negotiate contracts, etc. Coordinate campus marquee and train all office employees in marquee usage at the beginning of the school year. Conduct spring and fall elections with President and Vice President. Plan Senate Awards banquet: sending invitations, planning menu, and purchasing gifts/awards. Work with ASUMW Vice President to manage all campus club business. Train student staff. Supervise Safe Ride Program: hiring drivers, seeing that training has been completed, monitor hours, develop Safe Ride schedule, organize staff meetings, and attend DUI Task Force meetings to give updates on the program. Maintain office correspondence, thank you cards, etc. Coordinate ASUMW Website, with the assistance of the Vice President, ensuring that all information is updated and current.

Summer responsibilities include: Clean and re-organize the Student Senate offices and storage areas. Pay bills, pick up mail, and maintain correspondence.  Assist in the planning of the Fall Welcome Fair and Welcome Week Activities with Vice President and Activities Coordinator.

Qualifications

High School graduate. Document Management and Leadership experience. Organizational and event planning experience. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite. Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications: College degree

Application

To apply, please send a resume and a letter of application which specifically addresses the qualifications and responsibilities described above; also include names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) references. A completed State of Montana Job Application must be also submitted.

Please send completed application materials to:
Delaney Hansen, ASUMW President
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725

Telephone or Internet inquiries may be directed to Delaney Hansen, ASUMW President. 683-7612 or delaney.hansen@umwestern.edu

Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2016, however the position will remain open until filled.

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 enrolment is approximately 1,289. 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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Sports Information Specialist / Athletic Facilities Coordinator

Department: Athletics
Position: Full-time
Wage: $13.733-$14.459 based on experience plus complete benefit package
Posting Date: June 2016

Description

The Sports Information Specialist (SIS) and BARC Facility Coordinator will be responsible for the management of media relations for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics as well as providing oversight and direction for all universities athletic facilities. This is a 12 month position reporting to the Director of Athletics.

SIS duties include, but are not limited to: statistical coverage, developing event programs, press releases disseminating statistics and game summaries in a timely manner, managing the department website and social media initiatives, compiling NAIA/Frontier Conference rosters and academic award nominations, use of statistical software in accordance with NAIA and conference requirements. The SIS will hire and provide appropriate training and oversight of workers to essential for game day operations, statistical management, and web casting production for all events.

Feature stories, event program, marketing resources, and articles will be developed in collaboration with the Montana Western marketing department.

The BARC Coordinator duties include, but are not limited to: custodial oversight, hiring, training and managing workers, operation and oversight of the BARC, light facility and equipment maintenance, event oversight for all activities held in UMW athletic facilities (including Vigilante Stadium).  The BARC Facility Coordinator is responsible for all “game day” activities including set up, clean up, and oversight as well as maintaining facility use schedules while providing coordination between all constituents that use the facility (i.e. MYCA, athletics, HHP, community groups).  In addition, the BARC Coordinator in collaboration with the Director of Athletics develops a plan for comprehensive facility maintenance and repair. 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of technology and appropriate computer applications including word processing, website management, social media, video editing, graphics, and event scheduling.
  • Ability to perform basic facility and equipment maintenance.
  • High energy, enthusiastic, and positive demeanor.
  • Must be highly organized, self-directed, and able to multitask with the ability to manage multiple events and activities simultaneously.
  • Willing to work flexible, long hours during peak periods.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate effectively in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to recruit and provide oversight to building employees.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Sports writing experience.
  • Web site management experience.
  • Athletic facility management experience.
  • Photography experience.
  • Experience in collegiate athletics.
  • Coaching experience.

Application Process

Please send a cover letter, resume, and names and addresses of at least three references to russ.richardson@umwestern.edu or via mail to:

The University of Montana Western
c/o Director of Athletics
710 S Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725

Review of applications will begin June 15, 2016 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 1,289. 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.