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Montana Tech TRIO Academic Coach – Butte High School in Butte, Montana

TRIO Academic Coach ? Butte High School

Temporary, Part Time, Academic Year


  • Develop, execute, monitor, and evaluate tutoring services

  • Assist in identifying, recruiting, and selecting student participants

  • Provide project information to Butte High School participants

  • Assess and prescribe a plan of project services for participants

  • Maintain communication between project participants, parents, and Butte High School

  • Provide leadership for effective parental and community involvement;

  • Prepare paperwork required by U.S. Department of Education regulations

  • Attend intermittent staff meetings.

  • Work schedule: 33 weeks at 3 hours per week; two (2) 10-hour student fieldtrips; with the option of one (1) 40-hour professional development conference


  • Current employee of Butte High School

  • Bachelor?s degree in education science, mathematics or related field.

  • Previous experience with high school students.

  • Previous experience as a project leader responsible for student-oriented projects.

  • Clear understanding of Montana post-secondary educational opportunities.


  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and ability to work with various medias.


  • Experience working with culturally diverse people in an academic setting.

  • Experience in working with federal grants.

  • Comfort level with teenage students and advising the adolescent development process.

  • Background similar to participants


  • Able to lift 10-20 lbs.

  • Able to travel long distances, sitting on a bus.

  • Able to walk long distances, guiding students on field trips.

Applications received by September 18, 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.