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Broad, open landscape accented by rolling hills and big sky vistas with lots of clean air and bright days, hundreds of lakes and waterways for a myriad of outdoor adventures from canoeing, hiking, rock climbing to alpine and cross-country skiing. Our students value the talented, caring faculty, small student-centered classes, and close student-instructor rapport. Liberal arts and professional studies programs with service-learning, internship, and undergraduate research opportunities describe intellectual adventure at UM-Presque Isle. Come join our North of Ordinary university community.

One of seven autonomous campuses within the University of Maine System, the University of Maine at Presque Isle provides its 1,500 traditional and non-traditional students from the United States and Canada with life-changing opportunities in a caring, small-university environment. It combines liberal arts and selected professional studies programs and serves as a cultural and educational resource for the entire area.


Administrative Specialist CL2- TRiO College Access Services

Grant Funded

The Administrative Specialist assists the Administrative Team (Director, Assistant Director, Upward Bound Coordinator) in the management of two distinct TRIO programs, including two Upward Bound grants and one Educational Talent Search grant. The Administrative Specialist position is fast-paced with job duties that are diverse in nature and vary from day to day, involving frequent interruptions. The position provides administrative support, and accomplishes complex clerical work, including record-keeping with databases and spreadsheets (budget reconciliation) and word processing. May also supervise student work study positions. This is a full time, year-round position contingent upon external grant funding. The work week is Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm. Some evening, weekend or holiday hours may be infrequently required.

TRIO College Access Services is federally-funded through three 5-year competitive, renewable grants from the U.S. Department of Education’s TRiO division, a part of the Office of Postsecondary Education, including two Upward Bound (UB) programs and one Educational Talent Search (ETS) program. The TRiO College Access Services is to assist students who are income-eligible and/or would be first-generation college students, or who have some other barrier to higher education, to succeed at each level of school (from grade 6 for ETS and grade 9 for UB,) and to become college graduates.

Required Qualifications: A high school diploma or equivalent (GED) and at least two years of experience in office management, executive secretarial work or related field. Experience with computers including proficiency in MS Office software. Proficient with internet and e-mail. Experience with budget management and reconciliation. Ability and willingness to multi-task with sometimes competing priorities and function with frequent interruptions in a busy office with a heavy office traffic flow. Excellent interpersonal skills and strong writing skills. Understanding of barriers to be overcome by TRIO students in order to successfully attain a college degree.

Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in secretarial science, business, communications, information technology or related field. At least three years of progressive experience providing administrative support to a federal education program or other comparable enterprise. Experience with students and families who are educationally and/or economically disadvantaged.

The starting wage is $13.41 with an excellent benefits package. To apply, please send a letter of application, resume and three professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Ms. Barbara Lambert, Human Resources, University of Maine at Presque Isle, 181 Main Street, Presque Isle, Maine 04769. (207) 768-9549. In addition, candidates are asked to complete an application for classified employment which can be downloaded at www.umpi.edu/employment. Please indicate on the application the job posting number 1420 and recruitment source. The successful candidate will be subject to a background check.

Application deadline is February 2, 2015.

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age disability, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

On-Call Bus Drivers - Athletics Department

Job #1417

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is seeking experienced on-call Bus Drivers to drive athletic teams, coaches and assistants on the University 25 passenger bus. Driving duties involve trips throughout Maine and along the East Coast. The bus runs will vary from one-day to eleven-day long trips beginning in November and going through April. The hourly rate of pay is $12.15.

Qualifications: Experienced drivers with a clean, current Commercial Drivers License. Drivers will be required to participate in the Department of Transportation random drug testing program and will be subject to appropriate background checks.

Interested individuals should download an application for classified employment at www.umpi.edu/employment and send it to:

Ms. Barbara Lambert
Human Resources
University of Maine at Presque Isle
181 Main Street
Presque Isle, Maine 04769

(207) -768-9549  E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Please reference job #1417 on the application.

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age disability, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by law.