Employment with Montana Campus Compact gives you the opportunity to impact the success and civic engagement of students in Montana. You will work with our close-knit office and AmeriCorps members across the state, all while enjoying the benefits of employment at the University of Montana.

Montana Campus Compact is hiring for one position.

The Montana Campus Compact invites applications for a Program Coordinator II to oversee new site development, AmeriCorps candidate recruitment, Criminal History Checks, training design and program evaluation for the MTCC AmeriCorps program. This position works as part of a team, with significant responsibility and leadership roles. MTCC will support 54 AmeriCorps (full-year and part-time) members in the areas of K-12 success, postsecondary access and college completion initiatives. This position will recruit, manage and supervise student employees, including a Work Study student and/or student intern.

Priority Application Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time)

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Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Co-leads implementation of robust candidate recruitment processes for MTCC’s National Service programming
  • Outreach to regional and national academic programs related to MTCC AmeriCorps program focus areas, recruit new AmeriCorps host sites
  • Writes and submits service opportunity listings within eGrants system;
  • Implementation of Montana focused job and volunteer fair outreach
  • Oversees America Learns, Impact Reporting, and eGrants compliance
  • Monitors and reviews time log narratives for compliance and hours to ensure members and host sites are on track to complete their term of service
  • Maintains and monitors monthly compliant enrollments/exits and reports of AmeriCorps Members in eGrants
  • Evaluates AmeriCorps program and partners for efficacy and success
  • Conducts compliant criminal history checks for all national service participants and staff (NSCHC) maintains up-to-date knowledge of the NSCHC procedure
  • Oversees True Screen and Field Print Criminal History checks, producing new procedural guidelines as needed and maintaining compliance
  • Ensures all paperwork and NSCHC are complete as needed for enrollment
  • Manages all logistical needs for AmeriCorps trainings
  • Maintains reporting and data collection processes
  • Contributes to the preparation and publication of MTCC’s Annual Report and other publications
  • Contributes to the development and updates of AmeriCorps program procedures and forms including Member Agreement/Certification
  • Collaborates with MTCC staff to coordinate statewide and regional training events
  • Contributes and maintains AmeriCorps related content on MTCC’s website and social media, and develops content related to training resources, member service reflections and partnership development for MTCC programs
  • Contributes to the production of two monthly newsletters for the Campus Compact network
  • Reviews scholarship and award applications
  • Provides logistical support for National Days of Service including the statewide MLK Day of Service-Read for Peace project
  • Contributes to MTCC’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) work

Upon completion of training, the incumbent will understand the Montana Campus Compact in detail, be skilled in using the eGrants and my AmeriCorps portal systems and MTCC filing and office processes, and will be able to clearly articulate the MTCC mission and engage with staff from affiliate campuses and the public. 

Required Skills

  • Professional experience in a nonprofit and/or higher education setting
  • Program and/or project leadership and management experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Understanding of adult learning theory, situational leadership, and effective facilitation
  • Knowledge of volunteer recruitment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, including excellent public speaking skills and the ability to effectively communicate with diverse populations and stakeholders
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with office hardware (computers, telephones, printers, scanners) and software, including the following Microsoft products: Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and Access
  • Knowledge about Montana culture and communities, including experience in the higher education and nonprofit sectors
  • Ability to travel throughout the state
  • Ability to work independently and maintain consistent office hours, between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, throughout the calendar year (including summers)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social science, public administration, or a related field, plus two years of relevant work experience
  • National Service (i.e. AmeriCorps, VISTA, Peace Corps) experience
  • Evaluation experience

How to Apply

Priority Application Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time)

To Apply Click Here

Complete applications received by the ‘Priority Application Date’ will be guaranteed consideration.

A complete application Includes:

  1. Letter of Interest – addressing your qualifications and experience related to the stated required skills for the position. A general letter salutation such as “Dear Search Committee” or “Dear Hiring Manager” is acceptable.
  2. Detailed Resume – listing education and describing work experience.
  3. Professional References – names and contact information for three (3) professional references.