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Culinary Professional I (Cook I) August 2015

Department: Dining Services
Position: Full-time, varying schedule
Wage: $10.20 per hour plus complete benefit package
Union Affiliation: Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date: August 2015

Description

The culinary professional reports to the head cook and is responsible for preparation of food items such as salads, soups and entrees from established menus and recipes. Responsibilities also include cleaning and sanitizing equipment, utensils and coolers; properly storing items according to health codes; recording daily meal counts; and calculating food quantities to be prepared. This position requires a varying work schedule.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must hold two years of commercial food service experience, one of which should be in a food preparations capacity. Candidate must be skilled in the operation of various types of food service equipment as well as in communicating with others both orally and in writing. Physical requirements include lifting up to 40 pounds, pushing and pulling carts and equipment, long periods of standing and exposure to heat, cold and cleaning chemicals. The knowledge, skills and abilities described here are typically acquired through a combination of a high school diploma and two years of commercial food service. 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 State of Montana Government Job Application (available at http://wsd.dli.mt.gov/service/app.asp or through the Montana Job Service) to:

Patti Lake, Payroll/ Benefits Supervisor
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, Mont. 59725

For additional information, call (406) 683-7228.
Review of applications will begin in August and continue until the position is 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 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.

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Database Analyst

Department: Information Technology Services
Position: Full-time
Wage: $22.25 per hour plus complete benefit package
Union Affiliation: Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date: July 2015

Description

The Database Analyst supports an Ellucian Banner/Oracle Relational Database Management System and associated web application servers.  These systems run on the Linux OS, which will also be under the direct control of this position.  The analyst will install, configure and maintain enterprise level technologies including Oracle RDBMS, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Tomcat, Redhat and any required technologies in support of Banner and its components.

Qualifications

An associate degree from an accredited college or university; or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Troubleshooting experience in the Oracle and/or Linux environments.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • The ability to work effectively with end-users and co-workers, to gain their confidence, to understand their technical and operational needs and translate them into viable technical solutions.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks, and execute without constant supervision.
  • Can work independently.

Additional experience preferred

  • Banner Application (including XE)
  • Oracle Relational Database 11g and 12c Administration
  • Oracle SQL & PL/SQL
  • Oracle 11g Fusion Middleware
  • Oracle Forms
  • Oracle Weblogic & Apache Tomcat
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Application

To apply, submit a resume, a letter of interest, which specifically addresses the qualifications and responsibilities described above, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three current professional references. 
 
Send hard copy application materials to:

Patricia Lake, Payroll/Benefits Supervisor
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, Mont. 59725
 
Please send electronic copies (limit to six pages) to:
patricia.lake@umwestern.edu

Review of applications will begin on August 17, 2015 and continue until the position is 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 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.

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Learning Center/Career Services Program Coordinator II

Department: Learning Center
Position: Full-time
Wage: $13.63-$15.60 per hour entry plus complete benefit package
Union Affiliation: Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date: July 2015

Description

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, supervision 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.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Experience assisting and counseling students/clients with job search strategies;
  • Experience with supervising student workers;
  • Experience with program management;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills;
  • Excellent oral and written skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Proficiency in using computers; spreadsheets, databases, and word processing software;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks.

Desired:

  • Experience working in a higher education setting;
  • Experience coordinating the responsibilities of a professional office;
  • Experience in administering a standardized testing program;
  • Knowledge of best practices in tutoring;
  • Master’s degree in related field;
  • Good understanding and experience of standard Career Development work;
  • Master’s degree preferred.

Position Description

  • Coordinate tutoring program;
  • Complete interview process with each tutor to include personal interview, checking references and hiring paperwork;
  • Provide training and ongoing supervision of tutors;
  • Set up work schedules for tutors;
  • Advertise tutors’ schedules, workshops and information;
  • Conduct workshops related to academic success;
  • Maintain records of student contact and tutor time;
  • Provide financial and usage data needed for grants and other funding sources;
  • Turn in payroll forms for tutors;
  • Participate in evening and week-end activities as needed.

Responsibilities 

  • Provide assistance to Western students and alumni through one-on-one career counseling and workshops on career exploration, resume and cover letter preparation, and job search skills;
  • Work in collaboration with faculty, staff and employers to ensure effective career services for Western students and alumni;
  • Distribute, collect, compile and analyze results of graduate and employer surveys;
  • Maintain the career library, including information on employment trends and markets;
  • Provide day to day oversight of the program office and budget;
  • Work with undecided students, students transitioning from two-year to four-year degree programs or to the work-world, and graduating students;
  • Maintain a Career Development presence on the university website;
  • Participate in summer and fall registration (Ready 2 Rock Days) and orientation programs for first year students;
  • Provide training to students and faculty on the use of Optimal Resume;
  • Manage the budget for the career services program;
  • Coordinate the testing services on the campus for all standardized tests.

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.

Application

To apply, please complete a State of Montana Job Application and a letter of application specifically addressing the qualifications and duties described above. Finalists for this position may be subject to a criminal background investigation. Also include the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) professional references. Submit application materials to:

Ilene Cohen
The University of Montana Western, Box 51
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725

For questions, call (406) 683-7311. Review of applications will begin on August 17, 2015 and continue until the position is 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 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.

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Director of Academic Technologies

Department: Academic Affairs
Position: Full-time, 12 month
Salary:  $40,000 to $45,000
Union Affiliation: None
Posting Date:  June 24, 2015
Start Date:  September 1, 2015

Description

The Director of Academic Technologies will work with the provost and faculty to promote and support use of instructional technologies in online and face-to-face classes.  The position reports directly to the provost, supervises one staff member, and collaborates with many campus faculty and administrative professionals.

Responsibilities

The Director of Academic Technologies is responsible for the research, recommendation, development, implementation and management of emerging academic technologies to enhance teaching and learning.  This position provides primary vision, support, and maintenance of the campus teaching and learning lab.  This position also provides primary vision, support, and maintenance of the online learning management system (Moodle). 

Qualifications

The successful candidate must meet the following qualifications.Master’s degree in instructional technology, education or related field

  • Experience supporting campus learning management systems
  • In-depth knowledge of instructional and universal design strategies, both online and in person
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated adoption of social media and emerging technologies in educational setting
  • Demonstrated ability to work professionally with students, faculty and staff
  • Experience delivering academic or professional training and conducting evaluation and assessment

Application

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:

Dr. Anneliese Ripley
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street, Box 51
Dillon, MT  59725

Review of applications will begin July 20, 2015. 

The University and Dillon Area

The University of Montana Western, located in Dillon, Montana is an innovative institution nestled in a scenic valley in the Rocky Mountains of southwestern Montana. The current campus student headcount is 1,447 and the Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) for student enrollment is approximately 1,392.

Montana Western has over 60 full-time 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 chose to collegially and creatively make a difference in the education of students.  Experience One provides the opportunity for excellent faculty to thrive.  Montana Western faculty members have won five consecutive prestigious CASE/Carnegie Professor of the Year awards, including one U.S. Professor of the Year and four, nationally selected, Montana Professors of the Year.  These were the last five CASE awards granted to any faculty members in the state of Montana.  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.

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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Public Relations Manager

Department: Marketing and University Relations
Position: Full-time, 12 month contract
Wage: $31,000 - $34,000, full benefit package
Posting Date: June 2015

Description

Manage the university’s public relations (PR) program including strategic planning as a part of Montana Western’s overall marketing plan. Create and manage a proactive campus news gathering and dissemination process. Serve as the university’s liaison with area, state, regional and national media. Provide copywriting, proofing and editorial services to support PR and marketing efforts. Lead the content development process as part of the website development team for the university’s web presence. Manage the department’s media contact database. 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, public relations, English or a related area required. PR and/or journalistic experience preferred. Excellent writing and editing skills. Working knowledge public relations and/or journalism. Experience with crisis communication. Experience with writing web content and social networking strategies. Demonstrated photographic skill and experience.

Qualifications

Ability to work effectively under deadline pressure, interruptions and frequently heavy workload. Ability to think clearly and communicate with media representatives. Organizational skills to prioritize work and complete assignments in an accurate and timely manner. Effective communication skills, verbal and written, with the ability to relay information in a clear and concise manner. Ability to effectively and tactfully interact with diverse groups of people and co-workers. Work effectively as a team member. 

Application

To be considered for this position, please submit the following by July 6, 2015.

1.     Letter of Application stating reasons for interest in the position, addressing the desired qualifications listed above and include the software in which you are proficient.

2.     Submit four samples of your work. Written articles, photography, and links to social media examples.

3.     Names, address and telephone numbers of three references to:

Shelly Kessel, assistant to the chancellor
The University of Montana Western Campus Box 119
710 S. Atlantic St. Dillon, Mont. 59725

Review of applications will begin July 7. Anticipated start date will be late July or early August.

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 southwestern Montana. The current campus student headcount is 1,447 and the Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) for student enrollment is approximately 1,392. 

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 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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