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Montana Tech Program Manager in Butte, Montana

Program Manager



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.

Applications received by April 15, 2024 will be guaranteed full review and consideration.  Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established.


  • Coordinate and lead the operations of the Oredigger Intervention Team and provide outreach, referrals, and resources to students as appropriate.

  • Coordinate all non-clinical student case management initiatives within the Division of Student Affairs.

  • Serve as initial point of contact/case manager for student behavior/academic referrals and triage concerns accordingly.

  • Meet individually with students to provide success coaching and design individualized strategies and plans to support their success.

  • Utilize academic data such as academic standing, academic alerts, and midterm grade reports from faculty members to design intervention approaches for students.

  • Utilize Navigate360 to create intervention/success campaigns to engage students and connect them with resources.

  • Collaborate with Enrollment Services to support students who are exiting or re-enrolling to facilitate their transition.

  • Develop individualized support plans with students who are withdrawing or re-enrolling.

  • Assist and guide students through the medical withdrawal process and coordinate their successful return to campus following a withdrawal.

  • Support and foster students’ identities and sense of belonging on-campus and facilitate the creation of a physical space for students / student groups emphasizing community and belonging.

  • Supervise student staff and ensure staff coverage and support for the designated community/belonging space.

  • Participate in and carry out strategic planning process/goals related to student retention and sense of belonging.

  • Manage and oversee a student programming budget.

  • Conduct assessment of new/incoming student needs/expectations prior to orientation and mid-semester, and facilitate needs of students of underrepresented/historically excluded populations.

  • Create, market, and deliver relevant professional development for the campus community, including

  • but not limited to Safe Zone Training, student concern reporting processes, resource sessions for new

  • student orientation, etc.

  • Assist with student affairs and campus-wide programs and initiatives as needed, including but not

  • limited to, campus traditions, admissions events, and University committees.

    Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or 3 years of relevant experience and progression toward degree.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities.

  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications:


  • Ability to demonstrate genuine empathy and care for students, their challenges, and their success.

  • Experience supporting students with diverse identities.

  • Experience with student success management software such as Maxient, EAB Navigate360, and/or related systems.

    For full consideration application materials must be complete.  

    Please include: 

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications,

  • Resume

  • Contact information for 3 professional references. 

    For full consideration application materials must be complete.

    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.

    Employment (veteran's) preference form

    To request an accommodation for the application or interview, please contact Cathy Isakson 406-496-4380;

    Why Work at Tech?

    Help meet the changing needs of society by providing a transformative student experience by helping develop leaders for tomorrow by advancing science, engineering and technology.

    In addition, Montana Tech offers an attractive benefits package* which includes:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance with low deductibles and comprehensive coverage.

  • Generous employer contribution toward monthly health care benefits worth $6.08 per hour.

  • 5.9% retirement employer contribution for eligible employees

  • 11 Holidays per year

  • 3 weeks of Annual Leave to start

  • Generous sick leave policy that can be used for sick children, doctor and dentist appointments as well as bereavement.

  • 6 credits of coursework free per year (fees not included)

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Reduced tuition for dependents after 4 months of employment for eligible employees

  • Employee Assistance and a Wellness Program

  • Optional Retirement Plan for eligible employees

  • Possible remote work days with supervisor approval and eligible positions.

    • Benefits are dependent on position type and terms and conditions of eligibility.

    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.

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