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Montana Tech Summer 2022 Team Leaders in Butte, Montana


Montana Tech’s Institute for Educational Opportunities is seeking four Team Leaders for the TRIO Upward Bound, UB Math and Science, and GEAR UP summer academies. Team Leaders will supervise the students in three different settings throughout the 6 weeks; during out of state travel, residence hall living, and a virtual component. Team Leaders will be given the option to enroll in AmeriCorps and provide virtual and in-person mentoring to students June 1st to July 31st and will be compensated $1345.14 in an Education Award for their mentoring efforts. Direct outreach is compensated at $12.00 per hour with overtime expected and paid. Paid training for the position will be from June 17th – 19th. These programs were created with the goal of helping young people prepare for success in higher education.

Screening will begin on March 31, 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled.


  • Participate in program training and orientation

  • Participate and transport students to and from program activities

  • Design and lead program activities as needed

  • Develop and maintain a virtual mentoring relationship with rising 9 – 12th grade students

  • Provide supervision during non-classroom hours, evenings, and nights

  • Provide tutoring and advising during daily study sessions

  • Provide shared supervision of students during mealtimes and recreation

  • Offer mentoring and advising during virtual study sessions

  • Deliver learning supplies, classroom assignments, and food to students’ homes

  • Adhere to daily work schedule as assigned by supervisor

  • Attend summer staff meetings


  • Possess characteristics of responsibility, desire to help others, and flexibility

  • Prior experience tutoring or working with teenage students

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet qualifications to be large vehicle certified by the state

  • Must not have a full-time day job, attending summer school, or have any prior commitments during contract dates


  • Strong communication skills

  • Problem solving skills with the ability to work both on a team and independently


  • Junior standing or above and enrolled in college with evidence of good academic achievement

  • Age 21 or older

  • Residential assistance experience

  • Experience working with economically and/or educationally disadvantaged youth

  • Prior supervisory experience

  • Prior residential experience working with TRIO Programs

  • Someone with background similar to that of participants (low-income and or first generation) as required by the grant


  • Ability to lift 25 pounds

For full consideration application materials must be complete.

Please include a cover letter addressing qualifications, a resume and contact information for 3 professional references.

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

Applications received by March 31, 2022 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.

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 for the application or interview, please 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.

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