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Montana Tech Assistant Director of Campus Life in Butte, Montana

Assistant Director of Campus Life

?Position is full-time and includes a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program.?


Orientation and 1st Year experience:

  • Responsible for the development, planning, execution, and assessment of the new student orientation program

  • Oversight of the development, coordination, and implementation of all New Student Orientation sessions

  • This position selects, trains, recruit, supervises, and evaluates a team of student orientation leaders

  • Create and implement retention and engagement programming for new students with focus on new students living off campus throughout the year.

  • Collaborates with all student success areas to promote the successful transition of new students to Montana Tech.

  • Coordinate Week of Welcome events with the Director of Campus Life


  • Oversees and coordinates the scheduling of the Student Union Building, Mill, URC Poore Room and SSC facilities and services for both on and off campus organizations and clients

  • Works with groups from the beginning of the planning process to the completion of the event explaining policies and procedures along the way

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for use of Conferencing services and facilities related to events, including developing and using tools that will help streamline processes

  • Serve as principal authority for addressing conflicting events that arise and with the advisement of the Director of Campus Life decide whether an event can be scheduled as requested

  • Establish efficient business practices to appropriately maximize conference revenue generation, including pricing structure and contract/billing/collection procedures, with oversight of scheduling; and,

  • Assist in the development of pricing structure, contract/billing/collection procedures, and revenue projections annually in conjunction with the Director of Campus Life and the University budgeting

  • Stay informed about potential events; and share related events tasks with student staff

Campus Life Office Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the selection, supervision and training of student staff working in the SUB and Mill Buildings

  • Serve on Divisional and University committees as assigned.

  • Completes reports and projects as requested by the Director of Campus Life

  • Maintain professional attitude and demeanor when working with University and external clients

  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with faculty, staff, and external clients

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and attend to last minute issues with decisiveness

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They may not be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.


  • Bachelor?s Degree or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience

  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff and off campus clients

  • Must be able to a work flexible schedule, which may include some evenings and weekends on events.

  • Knowledge of and the aptitude to learn and use computer scheduling and software and hardware

  • Excellent organizational, planning, and interpersonal skills

  • Must possess excellent customer service skills


  • Master's Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, College Student Personnel, Counseling or related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience

  • Two or more years of experience working with organizing events


Must be able to lift 50lbs from ground level to a height of 4?6? and must be able to carry 30 lbs for a maximum of 30ft.

Applications received by August 30, 2020 will be guaranteed full review and consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

For full consideration application materials must be complete.

Please include:

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications,

  • Resume

  • Contact information for 3 professional references.

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

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 You must include the job title of the position in which you are applying.

To request an accommodation, contact Cathy Isakson 406-496-4380;

Montana Technological University provides a comprehensive benefits package for all eligible positions that includes health, dental and vision insurance, mandatory retirement plan with employer contribution, partial tuition waiver, and a wellness program.

Montana Technological University, Butte Montana, is nestled in the Heart of the Rocky Mountains along the Continental Divide, where I-15 and I-90 intersect. We are home to the largest National Historic District in the country. Montana Tech is a special focus institution with a reputation for excellence and value. Montana Tech is ranked #1 in the nation by CollegeNET.