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Non-Tenure Track Faculty - Gallatin College (Applicant Pool)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

In accordance with MSU policy, hiring will be conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
This position MAY BE a Union position. Union membership is determined by the amount of work being contracted. * Any position working 50% or more is represented by the Associated Faculty of Montana State University (AFMSU). Faculty covered by AFMSU must begin paying either membership dues or representation fees within thirty (30) days of hire. This is a condition of employment. Additional information can be found at AFMSU.org. * Any position working less than 50% is not represented by the Union, and is not required to pay dues. If the terms and conditions of the hire contracts change, the representational status of this position could be impacted.
Please note: A minimum of 3 professional references are required in your profile when applying for this position.

Position Details

Position Information

Announcement Number FAC - VA - 16027
For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Dayna Klopp at 406-994-5553 or gallatincollege@montana.edu.

Classification Title Instructor
Working Title Non-Tenure Track Faculty - Gallatin College (Applicant Pool)
Brief Position Overview

Gallatin College seeks non-tenure track faculty for General Education courses within the sciences and humanities as well as Developmental Education courses in mathematics and writing. Non-tenure track faculty are also sought to teach select classes within all workforce program including Aviation, Bookkeeping, Business Management, CNC Machine Technology, Design Drafting, Interior Design, Medical Assisting, Health Information Coding and Welding.

Faculty Tenure Track No
Faculty Rank Non-Tenure Track
Position Number
Department Gallatin College
Division Gallatin College
Appointment Type Non-Tenure Track (Pooled)
Contract Term Semester
Semester
If other, specify From date
If other, specify End date
FLSA Exempt
Union Affiliation Montana Two-Year College Faculty Association (MTYCFA)
FTE Dependent on work load units.
Benefits Eligible Depends on HR (please contact Human Resources - 406-994-3651)
Salary Commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications
Contract Type LOA
If other, please specify
Recruitment Type Open

Position Details

General Statement

Montana State University seeks qualified individuals to provide non-tenurable level instruction and/or related functions. Applications are accepted on a continual basis (unless otherwise indicated) and may be maintained in a pool for two years. After two years, candidates need to re-submit materials for continued consideration.

The department or program search committees or hiring authority will review and evaluate the submitted application materials. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the non-tenure track faculty hiring pool.

Appointments are on a part-time basis and vary in duration, a couple weeks, a semester or an academic year, depending on the specific needs of the department/program. Salary is dependent on number of courses taught and duration.

Duties and Responsibilities

Gallatin College seeks course instructors to teach in Bozeman in the following specialty areas:

  • Developmental Math
  • Developmental Writing
  • General Education coursework (Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities)
  • Aviation
  • Bookkeeping
  • Design Drafting Technology
  • CAD Software
  • Interior Design
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding
  • CNC Machining Technology
  • Welding Technology
  • Business
  • Computer Applications
  • Communications
  • Human Development
Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

For General Education coursework: minimum master’s degree required in the discipline or a related academic field.


For Developmental Math and Developmental Writing courses: a Bachelor’s degree in the discipline is required, although a Master’s degree is preferred.


For all Workforce programs: occupational experience in the field is required, while academic degrees or industry certifications may be required and are preferred.

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
  • Prior teaching experience.
  • Understanding of the Two-year College Mission.
The Successful Candidate Will
  1. Work professionally and effectively with diverse individuals.
  2. Possess effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  3. Have the ability to contribute positively to the academic success of the students and the mission of Gallatin College Montana State University.
Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

As a non-tenurable employee, you may be eligible for benefits as outlined in the policies of the Montana Two-Year College Faculty Association (MTYCFA), Montana State University, the Montana University System or the AFMSU Non Tenure Track Collective Bargaining Agreements at http://www.montana.edu/provost/policy.html.

Physical Demands

Normal classroom environment

The Program

To enhance educational opportunity, Gallatin College offers developmental coursework, transfer degrees and workforce certificates.

The Department

To enhance educational opportunity, Gallatin College offers developmental coursework, transfer degrees and workforce certificates.

High quality instruction, small class sizes, and out-of-class academic support are hallmarks of Gallatin College MSU.

The College

Gallatin College MSU is Southwest Montana’s two-year college, offering associate degrees and one- and two- year professional certificates. Gallatin College complements the four-year programs at Montana State University and ensures access to workforce development that promotes a vibrant local economy.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date
Close Date
Applications will be:

Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.

Special Instructions

In accordance with MSU policy, hiring will be conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check.


This position MAY BE a Union position. Union membership is determined by the amount of work being contracted.

  • Any position working 50% or more is represented by the Associated Faculty of Montana State University (AFMSU). Faculty covered by AFMSU must begin paying either membership dues or representation fees within thirty (30) days of hire. This is a condition of employment. Additional information can be found at AFMSU.org.
  • Any position working less than 50% is not represented by the Union, and is not required to pay dues. If the terms and conditions of the hire contracts change, the representational status of this position could be impacted.

    Please note: A minimum of 3 professional references are required in your profile when applying for this position.
Diversity Statement

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; recruitment@montana.edu .

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: www2.montana.edu/policy/affirmative_action/ .

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * My interest is in teaching Developmental Math.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * My interest is in teaching Developmental Writing.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * My interest is in teaching General Education coursework (Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities).
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * My interest is in teaching Aviation.
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * My interest is in teaching Bookkeeping.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * My interest is in teaching Design Drafting Technology.
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * My interest is in teaching CAD Software.
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * My interest is in teaching Interior Design.
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * My interest is in teaching Medical Assistants.
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * My interest is in teaching Medical Coding?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * My interest is in teaching CNC Machining Technology.
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * My interest is in teaching Welding Technology.
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * My interest is in teaching Business.
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * My interest is in teaching Computer Applications.
    • Yes
    • No
  15. * My interest is in teaching Communications.
    • Yes
    • No
  16. * My interest is in teaching Human Development.
    • Yes
    • No
  17. * My interest is in teaching Culinary Arts.
    • Yes
    • No
  18. * My interest is in teaching Network Technology
    • Yes
    • No