Peace Corps Strategic Campus Recruiter - University of Montana

University of Montana

About the organization

Nestled in the heart of western Montana’s stunning natural landscape, the University of Montana is a place where top-tier students, educators and researchers from across the country and around the globe come and thrive. UM is located in Missoula, Montana’s second-largest city with a population of 80,000 residents. The University draws a diverse population to Missoula and helps cultivate an educated, engaged and vibrant community.

More than 10,000 students attend UM and Missoula College, where they receive a world-class education in a broad range of subjects that include the trades, liberal arts, graduate and postdoctoral study and professional training.


•Distribute agency approved brochures, posters, and other Peace Corps recruitment materials to individuals, groups, associations, faculty, and targeted populations
•Complete 40 class talks or presentations, 10 of which target diverse populations on campus
•Staff a recruitment table six times
•Organize and facilitate 4 retention events (e.g. send-off/welcome back volunteer parties, friends and family events, Peace Corps Week celebrations, and/or RPCV panels).
•Hold 15 relationship-building meetings with 15 different key on-campus and community stakeholders that align with Peace Corps’ six sectors with the intention of gaining access to students
•Hold 10 relationship-building meetings with 10 different key on-campus diversity departments and leaders (multicultural/diversity offices, student transfer offices, student life offices, scholarship program offices, club leaders, Greek leaders, etc.) with the intention of gaining access to students
•Post and hold at least 2 regular office hours per week to meet with potential and current applicants
•Digitally collect leads at events
•Input partnership information, meetings and other pertinent details into specific Peace Corps systems
•Meet application and lead goals set by the Peace Corps
•Write and submit monthly, mid-year and final year reports
•Complete mandatory virtual or in-person Strat trainings
•Respond to Peace Corps and campus staff in a timely manner, as well as attend regularly scheduled meetings


•Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
•Returned Peace Corps Volunteer
•Preference will be given to an enrolled UM student. If we are unable to find a student we will investigate the option to hire a non student
•Outstanding written and verbal communication skills as this position requires a great deal of public speaking
•Ability to work independently
•Confidence in networking and outreach



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To apply please email your resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Kevin Hood at [email protected]

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Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

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