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DISABILITIES ADVOCATE FOR TRIO/SSS

About University of Providence

 

The University of Providence is a four-year, private, Catholic liberal arts university with a main campus located in Great Falls, Montana offering both face to face and online programs. Founded by the Sisters of Providence in 1932, the University is sponsored by Providence Ministries. As part of the Providence Health System (PHS) the University continues to create academic programs to address current and future workforce needs for the healthcare system and industry. Guiding all Providence Ministries are the shared values of dignity, compassion, justice, excellence and integrity.

 

Position Summary


To organize and facilitate programming for grant eligible students.

 

Responsibilities

  • To organize and facilitate programming for grant eligible students.
  • To facilitate computer-assisted instruction.
  • To plan and provide informational presentations and workshops as requested.
  • To inform students of the activities sponsored by the Title IV SSS project.
  • To assist students with decision-making skills for educational, vocational, and personal choices.
  • To advise students with course load, course content, academic regulations, and university procedures.
  • To administer personality, vocational, and learning style assessments.
  • To provide Early Warning and professor follow-ups.
  • To cooperate with staff and faculty in retention efforts.
  • To document all activities and contact with students.
  • To assist with maintenance of electronic student files.
  • To plan and attend graduate school visits.
  • To serve in other capacities as requested by the Title IV Student Support Services Director.

 

Essential Position Competencies and Requirements

  • Be able to interact effectively with administration, staff, peers, faculty, and students in a professional, courteous, and cooperative manner.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Be able to handle workload fluctuations, high activity, and stress.
  • Ability to promote and develop programs.
  • Advising/counseling skills.
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work professionally and reasonably with confidential materials.
  • Ability to accomplish job duties in an accurate, effective, efficient, and timely manner.

 

Competencies

  • Models a passionate commitment to the Mission, values and work of the University of Providence through self-understanding, authenticity and spiritual grounding and inspires others to bring forth their best.
  • Models high standards of honesty, integrity, trust and ethical behavior.
  • Balances the Common Good with the needs of the most vulnerable in decision-making.
  • Delivers results by implementing with persistence, and follows through on both strategic and tactical objectives.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity while driving for results.
  • Is reflective and instills trust through openness, respect and honesty with others at all times.
  • Is nimble and flexible, and manages competing priorities effectively.
  • Provides superior customer service and motivates others to ensure the same customer-focused intensity.
  • Handles conflict effectively.
  • Proven ability to interact professionally with employees at all levels of the organization in a courteous and cooperative manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative and collaborative work environment.
  • Proficiency with automated and integrated software systems and Microsoft Office products.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality.

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, education, human services, or related field with master’s degree preferred.

 

Experience

  • Three years related, full time, paid work experience

 

Position Details


Position Type: Staff

FTE: 1.0
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Location: University of Providence Campus

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, UP application, and three professional references to hr.up@uprovidence.edu

THE UNIVERSITY OF PROVIDENCE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COVERED BY THE MONTANA VETERANS’ AND HANDICAPPED PERSONS’ EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE ACT.

Employment Application (PDF)
Summary of Benefits (PDF)

The University of Providence is a Catholic, student-centered, mission-focused university. For more information, please contact Human Resources at 406.791.5976.

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