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Field Coordinator

Montana Tech seeks qualified applicants for the position, eligible for benefits, that serves the Clark Fork Watershed Education Program (Cfwep.Org) in the Institute for Educational Opportunities.  

DUTIES:

  • Coordinate Beaver Mimicry Restoration Project with Butte School District and Watershed Restoration Coalition.
  • Coordinate CFWEP education outreach to schools by scheduling, planning and tracking school visits and fieldtrips with all schools in CFWEP target area as needed.
  • Coordinate outreach for Butte High Career Center.
  • Ensure educational outreach milestones are reached.
  • Assist in program development and grant proposal writing.
  • Communicate school needs and activities to CFWEP staff.
  • Recruit and track volunteers to be involved with CFWEP programs.
  • Teach lessons and lead fieldtrips.
  • Oversee and coordinate assistants, including volunteers, student employees and Americorps/Campus Corps students/volunteers.
  • Assist with Stormwater Education Program as needed.
  • Ability to travel throughout Southwest Montana.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, a résumé,  and three professional references to Montana Tech Personnel Office, 1300 West Park Street, Butte, MT 59701.  Application deadline is October 31, 2017.

 

Math Science Upward Bound Coordinator

DUTIES:

  • Develop, execute, monitor, and evaluate high school success and college preparatory services to Butte High students and maintain relationships with Butte High staff.
  • Assist in identifying, recruiting, and selecting student participants.
  • Provide project information to Butte High and the Butte community at large. 
  • Assist in assessing and prescribing a plan of project services for each participant.
  • Establish and maintain a tutoring and high school relations record system.
  • Work to recruit students, conduct participant follow-up, and meet with school staff.
  • Maintain communication between project participants, parents, and Butte High.
  • Provide leadership for effective parental and community involvement.
  • Prepare individual success plans for participants.
  • Travel and working on some weekends and evenings

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, science, mathematics, or related field.
  • Previous experience as a project administrator responsible for student-oriented projects.
  • Experience with staff recruitment, supervision, and evaluation.
  • Clear understanding of Montana post-secondary educational opportunities, admissions requirements, and application procedures.
  • Must be able to travel Work on some weekends and evenings

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Excellent supervisory, oral and written communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prefer experience working with culturally diverse people in an academic setting.
  • Prefer previous experience teaching secondary students.
  • Prefers knowledge of educational technologies and social services.
  • Prefer experience in writing and managing federal grants.
  • Per grant requirements, applicants who grew up low income or are the first in their family to pursue a post-secondary education will be given preference.

 

For full consideration application materials must be complete.  Please include a cover letter addressing qualifications, a resume and contact information for 3 professional references. Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, a résumé,  and three professional references to Montana Tech Personnel Office, 1300 West Park Street, Butte, MT 59701

Applications received by November 3, 2017 will be guaranteed full review and consideration.  Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established

 

Americorp Team Leader

Qualifications

AmeriCorps NCCC seeks applicants who are experienced supervisors with prior service experience in communities, schools, the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, youth corps programs, or the U.S. military, and who have demonstrated leadership experience. Applicants must be at least 18 years old; a U.S. citizen, U.S. national or lawful permanent resident alien; and have a valid U.S. driver's license. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise, motivate, direct, and coordinate a team of young adults in a structured program of service, education, and training; maintain order; develop positive team morale; foster teamwork; monitor standards of behavior; ensure the safety of the members, including the proper use of equipment; model a good work ethic and work alongside members to set the work pace.
  • Plan daily and weekly team schedules that will result in the execution of project objectives and activities. Manage service-learning projects, locally or on spikes (sites away from the main campus where teams establish temporary living arrangements for up to two months).
  • Assist and support member development through regular assessment and goal setting. Ensure the development of good work habits on site as well as career and interpersonal skills off site.
  • Assist and support members in the development of leadership skills. Identify and nurture leadership opportunities at the service project site and otherwise.
  • Coordinate project logistics with unit leaders and project sponsors, participate in staff and member meetings, and serve as programmatic and administrative liaison between members and staff.
  • Conduct regularly scheduled team meetings designed to unify team members by building consensus, resolving conflicts, and providing structured feedback.
  • Oversee the care, safety and well-being of members.
  • Facilitate, encourage, support, and model service-learning integration. Conduct or coordinate training such as skills building workshops, safe work practices, team-building exercises, mini-courses, and physical training in collaboration with NCCC staff.
  • Manage budgets for spikes and submit written reports on project progress, achievements, and accomplishments; member evaluations; and special activities or incidents. Maintain daily records, leave of absence requests, service forms, etc.
  • Monitor clean-up of common areas of living quarters, room cleanliness, uniform appearance, desk-staffing, quiet hours, and adherence to all AmeriCorps NCCC policies. Support residential life experience through conflict mediation, crisis intervention, counseling, etc.
  • Represent AmeriCorps NCCC to the media, as necessary. 

Team Leader Requirements

  • Make a full-time, 11-month commitment.
  • Serve with diverse groups of people and manage conflicts.
  • Enforce campus policies and regulations.
  • Submit a current driving record.   

How to Apply

To apply for an AmeriCorps NCCC Team Leader position, applicants will need to create an account with My AmeriCorps, the online AmeriCorps Recruitment System. Applications are reviewed by the regional campuses. The campuses conduct interviews, make selections, and correspond with applicants as needed.