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Head Rodeo Coach

Department: Athletics
Position: Full-time, 10 month position, non-tenure, full benefits package
Salary: $30,000-$34,000 commensurate with experience
Union Affiliation: None
Posting Date: March 2018

Description

The University of Montana Western, a four-year public institution in Dillon, Montana, invites applications for the position of Head Rodeo Coach. Additional duties are a requirement of this position and will be determined based upon the skills of the candidate. The University of Montana Western has a rich tradition and long history of success in the Rodeo Arena including individual national champions and numerous regional championships. This is a full-time (10 month) position with excellent benefits.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the successful candidate will direct and manage the successful development of student-athletes both in the classroom and as athletes. Additionally, candidates will provide leadership and instruction in the personal development of student athletes in a manner which reflects UMW’s commitment to competitiveness and ethical behavior. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining all aspects of a prominent and successful men’s & women’s rodeo program. Duties include, but are not limited to; developing and meeting fundraising goals that support the rodeo budget, establish and execute a plan for competitive strategies, schedule competitions, recruit student athletes, assist as needed with the maintenance, upkeep and development of rodeo facilities, secure and manage practice and competition schedule for off-campus facilities, ensure the safety of student-athletes, supervise team members during off-campus trips, arrange transportation and lodging, and manage the programs operating budget.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree is required. Proven successful coaching experience; proven experience in recruiting successful student-athletes, experience and skills in training or instructing student-athletes; demonstrated leadership experience in team management to include supervising assistant coaches and student managers; excellent interpersonal communication skills; ability to analyze situations and develop solutions; ability to travel and work non-traditional hours; ability to foster positive internal and external public relations.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree. Preference will be given to candidates with experience coaching at the collegiate level; knowledge and demonstrated experience with National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) rules and regulations.

Application

To apply, submit a letter of application, current resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references.  To be fully considered, the letter of application must address all of the job qualifications.  Send application materials to:

Patti Lake, Payroll and Benefits Supervisor
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT  59725
Patricia.lake@umwestern.edu         

For questions relating to this position contact Bill Wilson at 406-683-7391 or by email at william.wilson@umwestern.edu.  

Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled.

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 any position will be subject to a criminal background investigation.

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Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Department: Athletics
Position: Full-time, 10 month position, non-tenure, full benefits package
Salary: $46,000-$58,000 commensurate with experience
Union Affiliation: None
Posting Date: March 2018

Description

The University of Montana Western, an NAIA four-year public institution in Dillon, Montana, invites applications for the position of Head Men’s Basketball Coach. Additional duties are a requirement of this position and will be determined based upon the skills of the candidate. This is a full-time (10 month) position with excellent benefits.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the successful candidate will direct and manage the successful development of student-athletes both in the classroom and on the court. Additionally, candidates will provide leadership and instruction in the personal development of student athletes in a manner which reflects UMW’s commitment to competitiveness and ethical behavior. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining all aspects of a prominent and successful Division I NAIA men’s basketball program. Duties include, but are not limited to; developing and meeting fundraising goals that support the men’s basketball budget, establish and execute a plan for competitive game strategies, schedule games, recruit student athletes, supervise team members during off-campus trips, arrange transportation and lodging, and manage the programs operating budget.

Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree is required. Proven successful coaching experience; proven experience in recruiting successful student-athletes, experience and skills in training or instructing student-athletes; demonstrated leadership experience in team management to include supervising assistant coaches and student managers; excellent interpersonal communication skills; ability to analyze situations and develop solutions; ability to travel and work non-traditional hours; ability to foster positive internal and external public relations. 

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with experience coaching at the collegiate level; knowledge and demonstrated experience with NAIA and Frontier Conference rules and regulations.

Application

To apply, submit a letter of application, current resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references.  To be fully considered, the letter of application must address all of the job qualifications.  Send application materials to:

Patti Lake, Payroll and Benefits Supervisor
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT  59725
Patricia.lake@umwestern.edu         

For questions relating to this position contact Bill Wilson at 406-683-7391 or by email at William.wilson@umwestern.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled.

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 any position will be subject to a criminal background investigation.

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Culinary Professional I (Cook I, Catering Assistant)

Department: Dining Services
Position: Full-time, varying schedule
Wage: $10.70-$13.375 per hour
Union Affiliation: Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date: February 2018

Description

The Culinary Professional, Catering Assistant reports to the Catering Cook and is responsible for preparation of food items such as salads, soups and entrees for catered events as well as meals served in the cafeteria. Responsibilities also include coordination with the Conference & Events staff for service of banquet meals; proper cleaning and sanitizing of equipment, utensils and coolers; properly storing items according to health codes; working from production forms and recording food preparation and use amounts for banquets. 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. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to maintain positive, professional relationships with coworkers and customers. Physical requirements include lifting up to 40 pounds, pushing and pulling carts and equipment, prolonged 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 to:

Patti Lake
Payroll & Benefits Supervisor
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725
Patricia.lake@umwestern.edu

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

The University and 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 any position will be subject to a criminal background investigation.

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Program Manager (Field Experience Coordinator)

Department:  Education
Position:  Full-time, academic year, non-tenure track Classified Position
Wage:  $16.716 to $20.895 per hour, Full-Time 10-month position with full benefits package
Union Affiliation:  Montana Public Employees Association
Posting Date:  February 2018
Start Date:  May 1, 2018

Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for field experience placements, including student teaching as well as shorter field experiences associated with courses throughout the P-12 curriculum.  In addition to securing excellent field experience placements, the coordinator is responsible for impeccable communication with school partners, mentor teachers and University supervisors.  The field experience coordinator will identify and train University supervisors and track evaluation data for student teachers.  The Field Experience Coordinator will report directly to the Division Chair of Education.   In addition, the Field Experience Coordinator will be the licensing officer for the University of Montana Western and be responsible for communicating all Montana (and adjacent states) licensing requirements and changes to the education faculty.

Required Qualifications

  • A Master’s Degree in Education

  • Three or more years successful teaching in K12 schools

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to work well with students and faculty

  • Knowledge of emerging trends in teaching and practice, including national and state initiatives

  • Strong knowledge of Montana teacher licensing regulations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Earned Doctorate in Education

  • Previous success in college instruction

  • Previous experience in field experience placements/licensure

Application

Send letter of application responding to the job description, a curriculum vita, transcripts, evaluations of teaching, if available, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three (3) current professional references.

Send application materials to:

Patti Lake
Payroll and Benefits Supervisor
Administration and Finance
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic St
Dillon, MT   59725
patricia.lake@umwestern.edu

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Vikki Howard via email @ Vikki.Howard@umwesternedu or by calling 406-683-7636.

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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