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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.


Advancement Officer

Full-time, non-represented, exempt position

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is seeking to fill the position of Advancement Officer. Reporting to the President, the Advancement Officer is instrumental in developing external relationships on behalf of the University of Maine at Presque Isle with foundations, agencies, alumni, and friends to secure funding through grants as well as through annual, major and planned giving. This development professional will work with all campus constituencies to cultivate, solicit, and steward donors and other financial support for the University of Maine at Presque Isle.

The complete job description is linked here.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree
Three years of experience in fundraising and solicitation of external grants
Ability to travel, normally requiring a driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree
Fundraising experience in a publicly funded entity
Experience with Ellucian Advance or similar fundraising software

The salary range is $60,000 - $70,000 and will be based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.

The position is open until filled; however, applications received after the first screening date on May 7, 2015 will be considered at the discretion of the university. To apply, send a complete application packet consisting of a cover letter addressing your experience as it relates to the requirements of this position, specifically related to qualifications, along with a resume, UMS job application and contact information for three professional references to: Advancement Officer Search, Barbara Lambert, 181 Main Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769 or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (PREFERRED) referencing job code 1504. Only complete applications will be considered.

Appropriate background screening required.

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

Athletic Trainer

Full-time, regular (10-month), exempt position

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is seeking to fill the position of Athletic Trainer (AT). The AT will have a 10-month work year calendar from August through May each year. The Athletic Trainer position encompasses the clinical tasks routinely performed by athletic trainers which are organized according to the five domain areas established by the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association:
I - Injury/illness prevention and wellness protection
II - Clinical evaluation and diagnosis
III - Immediate and emergency care IV - Treatment and rehabilitation
V - Organizational and professional health and well being:

The complete job description is linked here.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
BOC-Certified
Maine license as an athletic trainer
BLS for health-care providers (CPR & AED) certification

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree
Experience in a collegiate athletic training setting
Experience with CAATE accredited programs

The salary range is mid-$20’s up to $35,000 and will be based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.

The application deadline is May 5, 2015. To apply, send a complete application packet consisting of a cover letter addressing your experience as it relates to the requirements of this position, specifically addressing the qualifications, along with a resume, UMS job application and contact information for three professional references to: Athletic Trainer Search, Barbara Lambert, 181 Main Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769 or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (PREFERRED) referencing job code 1505. Only complete applications will be considered.

Appropriate background screening required.


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

Men’s and Women’s Ski Coach

Half-time, temporary (6-month), exempt position

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is seeking to fill the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Ski Coach from mid-September 2015 through mid-March 2016. The head ski coach is responsible for the direction of the men’s and women’s skiing programs, adhering to NCAA rules and regulations and providing technical expertise to maximize performance of team members. The University of Maine-Presque Isle is located in Presque Isle, Maine, which sits in northern Aroostook County and is considered the hub of the county. The complete job description is linked here.

Competencies:
Knowledge of conditioning athletes for maximum performance in races.
Technical understanding of skiing technique to maximize performance in races. 
Ability to teach and motivate collegiate athletes. 
Understanding of NCAA rules and procedures.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree
Collegiate coaching, athletic recruiting and/or racing experience; or head coaching experience at the high school level
USSA, CCC, or NENSA Coaches certification

The salary range is $10,000-$12,000 and will be based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant. The position is open until filled; however, applications received after the first screening date on April , 29, 2015 will be considered at the discretion of the university. To apply, send a complete application packet consisting of a cover letter addressing your experience as it relates to the requirements of this position, specifically the competencies and qualifications, along with a resume, UMS job application and contact information for three professional references to: Head Ski Coach Search, Barbara Lambert, 181 Main Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769 or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (PREFERRED) referencing job code 1507. Only complete applications will be considered.

Appropriate background screening required.

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

Director, UMPI Houlton Higher Education Center

Full-time, regular, exempt position

Job#1501

Unit & Classification: Non-Represented

Reports To: The HHEC Center Director reports to the UMPI Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs with secondary reporting responsibilities to the UMS Director of Distance Education.

Supervises: Staff – Currently include: 1 – full-time Coordinator of Student Services, 1- full-time Administrative Assistant I, 1– part-time regular Distance Education Technician I, and 1 – part-time regular Physical Plant staff member, National Able Network Volunteers, Community Service placements and UMPI work-study students.

Functional relationships: Works closely with College Chairs, Admissions, Public Relations, Registrar, Financial Aid, Academic & Counseling Services, and other departments as necessary. Outside of the University, the Center works with all Center Partners (Northern Maine Community College, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult Education and the Carleton Project).

Position statement: The Houlton Higher Education Center Director is responsible for the planning, development and monitoring of UMPI and University College activities, academic courses and programs in the Center’s geographic area in conjunction with the appropriate Campus Officials. This also includes establishing and maintaining effective public relations and linkages, overseeing all functions of the Center, making recommendations to the UMPI Provost and the Director of Distance Education. The Center Director is responsible for creating an atmosphere and approach to customer service that places the interest of the student first.

Major duties (Essential Functions):

• Plans, develops and monitors UMPI and University College activities,  academic courses and programs in the Center’s geographic area.
• Coordinates with UMPI College chairs in the programming of live and online  courses and program development.
• Monitors and supervises students support services and academic support services  to extended site.
• Maintains a 6 credit hour or equivalent instructional schedule annually within a  qualified discipline.
• Supervises and evaluates a building equipment maintenance program in  conjunction with UMPI officials.
• Monitors the collection of money and handling of business office transactions for  the Campus.
• Establishes and maintains effective public relations linkages with appropriate  businesses, industry, educational and community agencies as appropriate for  credit and non-credit programming.
• Coordinates the use of public facilities such as public schools for the purpose of offering courses and workshops; assists in the coordination of Early College programs and course offerings with area public schools.
• Recommends and implements a marketing plan in conjunction with the marketing directors of UMPI and University College.
• Plans and monitors financial matters and budgets to carry out the operation of the Center.
• Coordinates with part-time University faculty teaching at the Center. Identifies adjunct faculty to teach UMPI and UMA credit and non-credit courses.
• Facilitates the evaluation of adjunct faculty teaching at the Center with College chairs; may also participate in the evaluation process of individual faculty.
• Identifies resource people from the community to provide instruction for credit and on-credit courses in conjunction with Campus Chairs.
• Develops and implements a recruiting and retention plan in coordination with departments and personnel on the University Campus.
• Monitors and supervises registration procedures.
• Develops and monitors operational goals and objectives.
• Supports new initiatives that are responsive to community needs.
• Manages expenditures within the approved budget levels.
• Monitors compliance of the UMPI Memorandum of Understanding with the Houlton Center Partners.
• Attends monthly meeting of Center Directors for University College.
• Works with UMPI and UMS communities to create seamless opportunities and services for all students attending HHEC, including library, financial aid, transfer, technology service, etc.
• Performs other allied duties as assigned by the UMPI VPAA and UMS Director of Distance Education.

Budget Responsibilities: Responsible for development and adherence to Houlton Higher Education Center budget.

Campus/University Service: Service on a variety of campus and system committees and groups as requested.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: A Center Director must have excellent time management skills; demonstrated effective instructional skills or previous teaching experience within a specified discipline; the ability to manage multiple priorities, excellent supervisory skills; excellent leadership skills, including the ability to foster a team atmosphere among staff; a basic understanding of how to manage a large physical facilities; the ability to collaborate with UMPI/UC staff on a regional marketing effort; and understanding the needs and issues related to learners of all ages; knowledge of the University environment, with a focus on student services; excellent oral and written communication skills; the ability to network with local schools, agencies and businesses; and basic understanding of budgeting. The Center Director must be able to work without close supervision; to work effectively with Campus administrators regarding scheduling and key issues, and must be proactive in promoting the Center as a valuable University resource in the region. The Center Director should be knowledgeable in distance education and willing to learn how to navigate and learn through a variety of technologies.

Qualifications:

• Master degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Demonstrable instructional skills or college level teaching experience.
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work independently as a member of Campus and the University College Executive Council.
• Three (3) to five (5) years of relevant professional experience, which includes at least one (1) or two (2) years of supervisory experience.
• Computer Literacy.

Applications: This position is open until filled; however, applications received after the first screening date on April 10, 2015 will be considered at the discretion of the University. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest referencing the job number and position title, a resume, transcripts of the highest degree earned, and the names and contact information of three current references. Applicants are strongly encouraged to communicate via e-mail utilizing Word and/or PDF attachments. Applications should be submitted to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or the address listed below. Applicants are also asked to fill out a professional application which can be downloaded at http://www.umpi.edu/files/employment/JobApplicationProfessional.pdf. The successful candidate will be subject to a background check. For more information please call the Human Resources Office at (207) 768-9549.

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

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.