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DAWSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE Director of Central MT Education Center in GLENDIVE, Montana

Job Summary: Performs tasks and provides leadership to the Central Montana Education Center, to all students, community and surrounding counties. Is responsible for directing and advising transfer and career and technical students and leading retention efforts for the Central Montana Education Center. Works closely with the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, Enrollment Management team, staff and Academic Advising.JOB REQUIREMENTS:Knowledge: This position requires a knowledge of higher education, and some experience in education (preferably knowledge of student retention, student affairs issues, transfer students, transfer programs, reverse transfer, academic affairs, human services, and crisis intervention techniques.)Skills: This position requires skills in the use of a computer, Microsoft Office software, copier, and general office equipmentAbilities: This position requires the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, follow verbal and written instructions, work with students in various degrees of crisis including personal, education, and career related issues. Operate equipment and vehicle in a safe manner; make appropriate assessments and referrals; use good judgment; be patient and understanding when dealing with students; establish effective working relationships with the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, the Enrollment Management Director, fellow staff members, students, faculty, administration, and the general public.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to:? Earned Bachelor degree in Education, Human Services or related field.? Two years experience working for a college, university, or a combination of education and experience.? Valid Montana driver?s license.Preferred Qualifications:? Master's degree? Experience in a higher education setting, counseling, or sales environmentThis job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee.Reasonable Accommodations StatementTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.