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ACE Coordinator

Montana Tech is seeking an out-going and highly motived individual to serve as the Coordinator of the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE). This position is responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, and evaluating an undergraduate staff (~30) of tutors, desk assistants, academic coaches, and supplemental instruction leaders, managing and teaching the 2-credit MT1016 Tech Success course, developing and presenting student success workshops/presentations, and advising at-risk students and incoming freshman within the College of Letters, Science, and Professional Studies. 

The coordinator will also:

  • Manage ACE budget for payroll and purchasing
  • Develop collaborative relationships with academic advising, student services, career services; make appropriate referrals to other campus resources as needed.
  • Maintain appropriate and accurate student records.
  • Analyze data, generate periodic reports (monthly, semester, annual)
  • Assist in developing and implementing advising unit goals and strategies
  • Participate in program assessment
  • Attend various university meetings and serve on various committees
  • Other duties as assigned by the Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree
  • Two years teaching experience in higher education
  • Two years’ experience in a tutoring and/or advising center

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal skills and the ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and working with databases
  • Experience in managing academic caseloads including documentation of records, communication with students, ability to problem solve, and make appropriate referrals.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of undergraduate academic advising and student development theory.
  • a high degree of initiative and ability to work without constant supervision
  • Excellent accuracy, attention to detail, organizational, and self-management skills while working in a fast-paced environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Working knowledge of Banner and Tutortrac
  • Understanding of FERPA confidentiality practices and an ability to be sensitive to the educational needs of a variety of students.
  • Experience in developing first-year experience (FYE) curriculum

For full consideration application materials must be complete.  Please include a cover letter addressing qualifications, a resume and contact information for 3 professional references. 

Applications received by September 21, 2017 will be guaranteed full review and consideration.  Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

Montana Tech is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged. Montana Tech makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, Montana Tech provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the employment (veteran’s) preference form located on the employment page and email to humanresources@mtech.edu. You must include the job title of the position in which you are applying.

To request an accommodation, contact Cathy Isakson 406-496-4380; cisakson@mtech.edu

  • Any offer of employment is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check. 

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