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Program Coordinator II Franke Global Leadership Initiative

Company name
The University of Montana


Missoula, MT, United States

Employment Type

Administrative, Education

Posted on
Jun 13, 2023

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Franke Global Leadership Initiative

(GLI) invites applications for a

Program Coordinator II

to provide administrative and operational support for the Frank GLI program.

Duties and responsibilities include:

Managing the program’s internal operating budget, including reconciling expenses, account funds and providing updated financial reports for the director.

Providing oversight of the Franke Fellow scholarship budget and scholarship allocation process through collaboration with Financial Aid, Business Services and the UM Foundation.

Coordinating Franke Fellow Scholarship student application process and application review process.

Developing website and social media platforms.

Determining online marketing strategies and recruitment strategy.

Designing orientation and advising trainings and materials.

Organizing and coordinating service and social events for program participants.

Building and maintaining relationships with students in the program through formal advising appointments, regular electronic communication and drop-in meetings.

Managing student compliance records for all aspects of the program.

Providing program director with data for program assessment purposes.

Communicating program progress with students and providing individualized plans for program completion.

Authenticating student certificate completion through degree audit system.

Designing and managing Moodle platform for program delivery.

Supervising and providing budgetary oversight for the program's student events.

Providing specialized information to internal and external customers.

Purchasing program supplies.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Demonstrated experience with program planning and administration.

Effective interpersonal, public relations, and communication skills, including the ability to work with a diverse population.

Demonstrated ability to plan events and develop special functions.

Ability to work with, organize and update large amounts of student data.

Effective written communication skills with the ability to write in a variety of formats suitable for the intended audience.

Demonstrated ability to perform tasks independently as well as a team member.

Effective time management and organizational skills with the ability to complete tasks while paying attention to detail.

Knowledge of and experience with CMS website management systems, online learning platforms, and social media tools.

Demonstrated skills in operating personal computers and a variety of software programs, including Microsoft Office Suite, and the ability to learn new software.

Demonstrated ability to provide professional, positive customer service.

Ability to represent the programs to small and large audiences; ability to present information to others in a clear and concise manner.

Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Ability to work varied hours, including evenings and some weekends.

Ability to prepare and revise internal operating budgets, with strong attention to detail and the ability to perform financial work with minimal errors.

Minimum Required Experience

High School diploma and two (2) years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of higher education issues, traditions, and trends.

About the Franke Global Leadership Initiative

and UM

The Franke Global Leadership Initiative is a signature University of Montana educational program that prepares interdisciplinary problem solvers and leaders to work collaboratively with diverse groups in an interconnected world. Our program combines classroom education with hands-on, real-world experiences, preparing our graduates to collaborate with diverse stakeholders in designing innovative solutions.

The University of Montana is flagship, research institution with approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains and three rivers converge. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere. The University of Montana offers eligible employees a generous benefits package that positively separates UM from other local employers and offers many programs and policies to support work-life balance for its employees.

The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action

: Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.

University of Montana

Video: Mission First, People Always

UM on YouTube

City of Missoula

Video: There's This Place

Destination Missoula

Missoula Area Chamber of Commerce

The State of Montana

Visit Montana

Position Details

Position Title:

Program Coordinator II

Position Number:



Franke Global Leadership Initiative

Work Schedule:

Full-time, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours a week), Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, 12 months/year.



Current employee’s rate of pay for this position will be determined by the staff compensation plan and will minimally be this posted salary. For questions and details regarding the staff compensation plan

, email the

Compensation Department

Union Affiliation:


Probationary Period:

Six months minimum

Benefits Include

Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program.

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer of Employment In accordance with University regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference

Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References:

References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing:

Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility:

All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

Must be eligible to work in the United State upon hire. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

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