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Montana State University E-Commerce & Content Coordinator in Bozeman, Montana

Position Details

Position Information

Announcement Number STAFF - VA - 22306

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

John Hawley at 406-994-4291and/or

Mary Fran San Soucie at 406-994-6648 and/or

Classification Title Program Coord II

Working Title E-Commerce & Content Coordinator

Brief Position Overview

This position serves as Extension communications E-Commerce and Content Coordinator and will work closely with the distribution associate and department leadership to monitor and update the content, design and functionality of the Extension website via an online content management system ( CMS ) as well as reconcile accounts, process accounts receivable and payable, and manage accounts in Extension’s webstore.

Position Number 4M0305

Department Extension Communications/IT

Division Extension

Appointment Type Classified

Contract Term Fiscal Year


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FLSA Non-Exempt

Union Affiliation FOCUS-MFPE

FTE 1.0

Benefits Eligible Eligible

Salary $20.49 per hour, commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications

Contract Type Classified Salary

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Recruitment Type Open

Position Details

General Statement

Founded in 1893, Montana State University is a comprehensive Land Grant University with over 18,000 students system-wide with campuses in Bozeman, Billings, Great Falls and Havre. It has widespread Extension programs and is committed to the land grant mission of providing the services of the university to citizens and youth throughout the state. MSU Extension has a field faculty staff of 90 Extension Agents representing every county in the state and four Indian Reservations with 50 specialized faculty and professional staff located in Bozeman and other locations.

Program offerings include agriculture, energy and natural resources, 4-H youth development, family and consumer sciences, and community and economic development. MSU Extension Programs focus on bringing university research and services to local communities via county agents with support from statewide specialists. The total state, county and federal, and grant budget is approximately $26 million. For additional information see the web site

We seek approachable individuals who work professionally and effectively with diverse individuals, possess effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to contribute positively to the academic success of the students and the mission of Montana State University.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all E-commerce functions of the MSU Extension webstore, including subscriptions, pricing, record keeping, and data management.

  • Assist Extension budget and finance personnel with all aspects of webstore and distribution center account management and financial recordkeeping.

  • Coordinate with department leadership and other MSU Extension staff to provide routine website and webstore updates via the online content management system ( CMS ).

  • Serve as a collaborative member of the MSU Extension Communications team, assisting specialists and other MSU staff throughout the publication and promotion process.

  • Assist publications associate with management of the MSU Extension distribution center, including warehousing, publication management, and customer service.

    Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Progressively responsible experience in consumer transactions and e-commerce, customer service, content management, or a closely related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.

  • Demonstrated experience maintaining detailed information with a high degree of accuracy, with an excellent attention to detail.

  • Previous experience with content management systems (such as, but not limited to, WordPress, Squarespace, Shopify, etc.). Web design experience is NOT required.

  • Previous experience with web-based interactions with databases, database management, word processing, spreadsheet management, (MS Word and Excel) including importing information into spreadsheets, interpreting data, and communicating projections and information to others on the team.

    Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Extension and its publications & resources.

  • Previous experience with website management.

  • Previous experience with financial management.

    The Successful Candidate Will

  • Excellent customer service skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of clientele internal and external to the organization, from the general public to faculty and staff, to administration and vendors.

  • Able to self motivate and reliably complete tasks.

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to act in a professional capacity.

  • Able to make decisions independently, using good judgment and analytical skills.

  • Effective time management skills, with the ability to assume new duties and prioritize activities with an ever-changing list of activities

  • Possess an understanding of ADA accessibility requirements.

    Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands

The person in this position will be spending time moving around the warehouse, collecting products, conducting inventories by counting, and moving products from tall shelving, and requires the transportation of boxes up to 50 lbs.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This position has supervisory duties? No

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date Upon completion of a successful search

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Applications will be:

Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position is filled.

Special Instructions

Diversity Statement

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: