Director – Montana Environmental Training CenterJob Type(s): Executive
Salary: $49000 – $53000
Deadline: February 15, 2020 12:00 am
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|Working Title||Director Montana Environmental Training Center (METC)|
|Brief Position Overview||The Director of Montana Environmental Training Center (METC) is the chief administrative officer who performs managerial work providing direction and guidance for the day-to-day administrative and programmatic activities of the center. The Director coordinates the programmatic activities of the center with state and local entities involved with environmental programs throughout the state of Montana. The Director develops and instructs (or acts as instructor of record) for METC courses that are a part of the MSUN/METC Water Quality certificate program. The Director facilitates and promotes the mission of the METC at the state and local levels.
MSUN will only consider applicants who are authorized to work in the US and MSUN will
|Division||College of Arts, Sciences, & Education|
|Contract Term||Fiscal Year|
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|Union Affiliation||Exempt from Collective Bargaining|
|Salary||$49,000 – $53,000|
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|General Statement||The Director of Montana Environmental Training Center (METC) is the chief administrative officer who performs managerial work providing direction and guidance for the day-to-day administrative and programmatic activities of the center. The Director coordinates the programmatic activities of the center with state and local entities involved with environmental programs throughout the state of Montana. The Director develops and instructs (or acts as instructor of record) for METC courses that are a part of the MSUN/METC Water Quality certificate program. The Director facilitates and promotes the mission of the METC at the state and local levels.|
|Duties and Responsibilities||1. Develop and coordinate training workshops and training schools that provide basic and advanced training to environmental professionals. Travel to and facilitate and/or teach workshops.
2. Develop and instruct (or act as instructor of record) for METC courses that are a part of the MSUN/METC Water Quality Certificate Program.
3. Oversees development and instruction of MSUN/METC Water Quality program courses taught by METC’s Training and Development Specialist.
4. Coordinates with MSUN’s Water Quality faculty and adjunct faculty in teaching MSUN Water Quality program courses.
5. Promotes the program to prospective students (external) and recruiting students who are enrolled at MSUN to enhance their employability with the water quality certificate. Engages MSUN faculty to promote water quality program to their students.
6. Work with instructors/professors to convert traditional style courses to online courses using BrightSpace.
7. Prepare, publish, and distribute an annual training calendar.
8. Coordinate center’s activities with other water quality related training entities, especially with the Department of Environmental Quality.
9. Support and upgrade Montana’s established Operator Certification Program.
10. Training announcements and other information to be posted on the website or sent via e-mail or special mailing.
11. Research and prepare grants that support and enhance center activities and address critical environmental issues in Montana.
12. Represent the METC at meetings and conferences.
13. Approve all expenditures and manage the day-to-day activities of center activities and other duties assigned by the Dean of College of Arts, Sciences, and Education.
14. Supervise the daily tasks of administrative assistant and Training and Development Specialist.
|Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills||1. Bachelor’s degree the field of environmental training or related field;
2. Two years’ experience in professional training development or other relevant experience.
3. Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures, including budgeting.
4. Ability to work with and communicate with other staff. Ability to also effectively communicate with the public, both on an individual basis and in presentations to large groups.
|Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills||1. Master’s degree in relevant field.
2. Direct experience and knowledge of environmental issues and remedies including the process of surface water and groundwater and groundwater treatment and wastewater treatment, operations and maintenance and principles of hydrogeology, microbiology, and waterborne diseases.
3. History of successful grant writing.
4. Ability to assess training needs and design an instructional curriculum to meet needs and interpret and apply state and federal training laws, rules, regulations, and policies.
5. Demonstrated interests in environmental issues research and educational training.
6. Experience in the development, coordination, and implementation of programs with local and state organizations.
7. Demonstrated ability to work with environmental professional associations; local, state, regional, and federal agencies or other professional organizations.
8. Effective writing and verbal communication skills.
9. Experience in word processing, pamphlet or brochure layout, printing, maintaining mailing lists, and making labels.
|The Successful Candidate Will||1. Will possess a valid Montana driver’s license or have the ability to be licensed in Montana.
2. Will have excellent leadership, written and oral communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
3. Will work effectively with a broad range of constituencies including students, staff, faculty, university administrators, legislators, funding agencies, professional associations and organizations, and training professionals.
|Physical Demands||1. Must be able to lift equipment weighing up to 45 pounds.
2. Must be willing to drive and stay overnight for extended periods of time, including some weekend travel.
3. Training equipment must be lifted, transported, and set up for use at training sites. Most training equipment weighs in excess of 10 pounds.
4. Moderate walking required.