Position Announcement

Director: Adult Community Services and Supports
Project Director: Students with Intensive Learning Needs
Outreach Director: Social Security - Low Incidence

Enjoy the beauty of Montana's Big Sky Country! The University of Montana's Rural Institute on Disabilities, Montana's University Affiliated Program (UAP), has three position openings and is seeking masters to doctoral level individuals with expertise in three or more of the following areas: severe disabilities, inclusive school and community practices, adult services, research, social security, and federal grant writing. These grant-funded positions involve:

  1. Performing the duties to maintain and pursue new programmatic areas as the Director of Adult Community Services and Supports;

  2. Performing duties in the area of personnel preparation, school-based action research, individual student evaluation and support, training, and technical assistance to schools in the area of low incidence and school and community inclusion; and/or

  3. Researching social security and work incentive utilization, training, implementation, and school based action research.

Previous university-level teaching and successful federal grant writing experience is highly desirable and will increase available options for funding beyond the two - three year funding period. An 12-month fiscal year appointment with annual continuation is expected with salary dependent upon qualifications. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, vita, and names of three professional references to:

R. Timm Vogelsberg, Director
The University of Montana Rural Institute
634 Eddy Avenue
Missoula, MT 59812;

Phone (406)243-5467, Fax (406)243-4730;
e-mail: gmcgrego@selway.umt.edu rtvogels@selway.umt.edu

Screening will begin October 16th and continue until applicants are hired.

The University of Montana is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, Vietnam era veterans, and persons with disabilities. This position can be made available in alternative formats upon request or accessed through our web page: http://www.ruralinstitute.umt.edu.