& Staff Positions
University of Minnesota, Crookston is one of five campuses in
the University of Minnesota land-grant system. A small campus
with access to big university resources, the U of M, Crookston
is a coordinate campus that provides a unique applied learning
and technology-driven approach to education, research and service.
Our 237-acre campus is located in Northwest Minnesota in
the beautiful Red River Valley, one of the richest and most diversified
agricultural regions in the United States and has an enrollment
of 1,200 degree seeking students, with a total headcount of approximately
2,100 students. The U of M, Crookston has been recognized as a
U.S. News "Best College" since 1999 in the "Midwest
Public Comprehensive Baccalaureate Colleges" category. The
Crookston campus was ranked one of the "Most Wired Colleges in
America" by Yahoo! Internet Life Online. Our technology
initiatives have been featured in the Wall Street Journal,
Converge magazine, Online Learning magazine
and Minnesota Public Radio. Full
time positions offer competitive salaries; vacation, holiday,
and sick leave pay; retirement benefits; career enrichment programs;
opportunities for advancement; free undergraduate tuition; health,
dental, and life insurance benefits; pleasant working conditions;
and convenient location
and parking. A comprehensive explanation of available benefits
can be viewed at: http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/benefits/summary
Positions currently open at UMC
are listed below. Visit the University of Minnesota’s official job site at https://employment.umn.edu for job open and close dates, position category, appointment term and type, promotional consideration information, complete application instructions, and other important information.
of Minnesota, Crookston is an equal opportunity educator and employer
DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES AND OPERATIONS
JOB SUMMARY: The Director of Facilities and Operations is the chief administrative officer responsible for providing leadership and administrative direction regarding services and functions for the physical operation and maintenance of the campus. The Director exercises broad decision-making authority with respect to planning, directing and the performance of maintenance, repair, housekeeping, grounds keeping, Heating Plant, and construction projects. The Director represents the University’s goals and needs; is a member of the Chancellor’s Executive Committee, Labor Management Committee, and other committees and work groups as assigned, participates in programmatic and budgetary decision-making and in institutional policy development/planning; and espouses/practices principles of affirmative action and equal opportunity, and enhance diversity in the campus workforce.
POSITION: Full-time, 12-month, annual renewable position starting November 18, 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. Exact start date is negotiable. The University of Minnesota offers competitive salaries’ vacation, holiday, and sick leave pay; retirement benefits; career enrichment programs; opportunities for advancement; health, dental, and life insurance benefits; and convenient location and parking. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop appropriate systems to direct, coordinate, and supervise all functions/activities of campus facilities and operations including planning, assigning, monitoring, supervising and overall responsibility for the work of unit personnel. Build effective and productive relationships with appropriate Twin Cities administrators and staff at all levels regarding compliance with University policies & procedures, building codes/permits, University approval processes, architectural reviews, state & federal guidelines, legal requirements and other administrative functions. Build effective and productive relationships with the Chancellor, Director of Finance, campus administrators and directors, Northwest Research and Outreach Center, Agricultural Utilization Research Institute, University of Minnesota Extension, and other University entities. Responsible for developing and implementing project plans that combine and balance human and financial assets with productivity and expected outcomes. Responsible for effectively marketing and communicating these plans and expected outcomes to stakeholders and customers. Prepare, manage and evaluate resources and budgets for all sub-groups for Facilities and Operations. Responsible for management and oversight of maintenance & operating expenses, cost estimates for operational requirements; and evaluating and summarizing operations & maintenance costs. Establish operations, maintenance and repair schedules/tracking systems, assign work; and train unit supervisory personnel. Ensure all preventative maintenance tasks are completed in a timely manner including task scheduling, tracking and recording/filing proper documentation. Responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of plant mechanical, electrical and monitoring systems; cleaning and general maintenance of buildings, and related equipment. Regularly inspect public and mechanical areas and grounds to ensure compliance with University standards for maintenance and cleanliness. Oversee facilities condition assessments to establish priority for facility repair, replacement or renewal. Assist in the development of capital budget requests. Assist in the development of proposals to initiate work and capital projects, coordination and review of contract documents, and contractor compliance with University standards and contract documents. Review and approve department overhead budgets, expenditures, work orders and payables. Provide good stewardship of University assets and provide regular reports on plans and programs. Perform customary management functions to include regular communications, meetings, problem resolution, task assignment and assessment, and regular performance reviews and objective setting. Manage vendor relationships including communications, problem resolution, RFP and contract development, work schedules, compliance with design plans and legal regulations, and review and performance monitoring. Assure compliance with building codes, safety and environmental health requirements. Work with appropriate University departments to resolve safety, environmental, and workers' compensation issues. Meet regularly with University customers and department representatives, insurance carriers, building inspectors, maintenance/operations contractors, engineers, and others involved in the operation and maintenance of campus buildings and property. Supervise sub departments and encourage/facilitate participation by unit personnel in professional development programs and opportunities to increase skills, knowledge base, safety awareness and compliance, and other work related competencies. Responsible for promoting and maintaining effective and productive relationships, local school districts, government entities, and other external constituencies. Perform work group/ committee work and other responsibilities as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned Bachelor’s degree awarded prior to start date; five years experience with progressive responsibilities within Facilities Management (FM) or related industry; three years supervisory experience; knowledge of regulations pertaining to FM and building industries; knowledge of FM maintenance and operations best practices; experience developing/monitoring capital project projects and preparing/managing FM budgets; experience in design, scheduling, budgeting, and construction implementation; experience using appropriate software including computerized maintenance management systems; demonstrated ability to establish performance parameters; excellent time management, project management, presentation, and interpersonal skills; commitment to implementing sustainability and energy efficiency initiatives; and excellent team building, change management, and verbal and written communication skills. Final job offer contingent upon receipt of official transcripts and complete background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Industry recognized certification such as Certified Facility Manager (CFM), Facility Management Advisor (FMA), or Real Property Administrator (RPA); eight years progressive experience as Facilities Manager or equivalent; experience operating, maintaining, and repairing a large nonresidential or multiple building facility; experience supervising trade workers, boiler operators, subcontractors, and unit supervisors; experience providing day-to-day management of operations, life safety, landscaping, building operations & maintenance, capital projects, renovation, and new construction; experience working effectively with organized labor; and experience working in a mid-sized government or educational institution.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of application materials will begin October 14th and will continue until the position is filled. All applications must be submitted electronically. Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.
LABORATORY SERVICES COORDINATOR (CLASS # 4925)
MATH, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT
POSITION: Full time, 12-month position at $14.82 starting December 2, 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. Hours and days of week of work may vary.
JOB SUMMARY: Works with the Science faculty and Department Head and has responsibility for the coordination of the science laboratories provided by the Department of Math, Science, and Technology. Responsible for ensuring safe practices, procedures, and policies are developed and maintained for both the students and faculty involved in teaching and research laboratories.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Works with faculty and staff to provide preparation for laboratory classes for Biology, Botany, General and Organic Chemistry, Physics and associated courses; manages purchasing of supplies and equipment and maintains sufficient inventories; provides technical expertise and support regarding the operation and maintenance of the apparatus and computer systems used in the laboratory; designs, constructs and modifies equipment as needed for scientific services; suggests new uses of equipment and methods; assists in the design of demonstrations to accomplish educational goals; cooperates with teaching faculty and other individuals and committees to provide or share in laboratory services; keeps current in all applicable phases of relevant research progress as well as in equipment and materials and scientific techniques used in scientific teaching; consults with academic staff on a wide variety of demonstrations of scientific principles and equipment use, scheduling of space, materials and equipment; works closely with faculty, staff and constituency groups to meet the goals of the University; maintains liaisons with other University staff; provides some training and supervision of student workers; and supervises undergraduate students assisting the department.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry or a related field, experience in working in a laboratory setting, working with chemicals; capable with the use of computers and related software, in particular Microsoft products; ability to read, write, and understand English; and ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Extended experience with laboratory setup, budgeting, ordering materials, some basic computer and hardware interface skills; excellent communication skills.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Visit the University of Minnesota’s official job site at https://employment.umn.edu for job open and close dates, position category, appointment term and type, promotional consideration information, complete application instructions, and other important information. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
HEAD FOOTBALL COACH
POSITION: Full-time, 10-month, annual renewable position starting as soon as possible. RESPONSIBILITIES: The Head Football Coach is responsible for directing, supervising, and evaluating all aspects of the football program; assisting with public and media relations efforts; recruiting players; hiring, supervising and evaluating assistant football coaches; monitoring student athletes academic progress; organizing, staffing, and supervising practice and off season programs; managing football budget; developing game schedules in consultation with the athletic director; assisting in fundraising, and other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree; excellent interpersonal and motivational skills; personal commitment to integrity of the athletic program and the concept of the student-athlete, knowledge of NCAA Division II rules and regulations and basic computer skills. Final job offer contingent upon receipt of transcripts and complete background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference given to candidates who have a Masters or advanced degree; NCAA Division II recruiting experience, and 3-5 years collegiate coaching experience.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Visit http://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.
DIRECTOR RSVP OF THE RED RIVER VALLEY (Class #7315 – Community Program Specialist)
POSITION: 12-month, 80% time, grant-funded position starting December 4, 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. The program is a grant funded until March 2014 and continuation of the position is contingent upon funding.
JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for all phases of program implementation and evaluation for RSVP of the Red River Valley located at the University of Minnesota, Crookston.
RESPONSBILITIES: Provide liaison in all aspects of the program through the Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs; employs, trains and supervises program staff; Adheres to and administers personnel policies and procedures for program staff consistent with those of the sponsor and with the recommendations of the RSVP Advisory Council; provide staff assistance to the RSVP Advisory Council, consults the Council on significant plans, local project policies, actions, changes and problems facing RSVP (10%); formulates a plan and implements recruitment, orientation and placement of senior volunteers; approves assignments of senior volunteers, providing continuous contact with and assistance to RSVP volunteer stations (20%); develops Partnership Agreements and other appropriate documents with volunteer stations in cooperation with the RSVP sponsor (5%); maintains and develops cooperative working relationship with a variety of community organizations and agencies; plans, develops and implements a continuous program of public relations in cooperation with the sponsor; coordinates RSVP activities with various community organizations 15%); arranges for formal and regular recognition of senior volunteers and those organizations and individuals who have contributed to the support of RSVP (10%); promotes community support for the project; writes grants for yearly funding to federal and state agencies; writes allocation requests for funding from counties and local United Ways (10%); develops and maintains financial, staff personnel, project and volunteer records; adheres to the approved budget; applies sound fiscal procedures; authorizes expenditures for the project including specific approval of any vouchers for reimbursement submitted to senior volunteers (10%); prepares and issues reports to accommodate the administrative and program needs specified by the sponsor, the Corporation for National and Community Service and the Minnesota Board on Aging (5%); evaluates the effectiveness of operational procedures and program activities (5%); attends Corporation for National and Community Service training programs and other appropriate meetings and conferences on aging, volunteerism and related fields (5%); and performs related work as required (5%).
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree and experience in working with community programming and with senior citizens. Ability to read, write and understand English. Final job offer contingent upon receipt of official transcripts and complete background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Grant writing experience, strong written/verbal communication skills, time management skills, public relations and interpersonal skills. Knowledge and or work experience using MS Windows, MS Office and database programs such as RSVP Reporter.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of application materials will begin on November 14th and will continue until the position is filled. All applications must be submitted electronically. Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.
FOOD SERVICE WORKER (Class #6071)
POSITION: 75%-time (30 hours per week), 9-month (L-term) position at $11.31 per hour starting as soon as possible. Hours of work will vary. Responsibilities include setting up/serving/cleaning of food service line and dining room; second line cooking food to order; follow established food handling procedures; maintain clean & sanitary conditions; process hot and cold foods using some mechanical equipment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Six months experience in large food operation of quantity food production; ability to read, write, and understand English; stand up for up to four hours at a time, able to perform simple math calculations; and occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. Final job offer is contingent upon successful background check.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:Visit the University of Minnesota’s official job site at https://employment.umn.edu for job open and close dates, position category, appointment term and type, promotional consideration information, complete application instructions, and other important information. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
FOOD SERVICE WORKER (Class #6071)
POSITION: Three, part-time (approximately 15-22 hours per week), 9-month (L-term) positions in Dining Services at $11.31 per hour starting as soon as possible. Hours of work and days of week will vary. Responsibilities: setting up/serving/cleaning of food, line server, kitchen helper, and maintain clean & sanitary conditions, may include banquet work on weekends and evenings.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to read, write, and understand English; stand up for up to four hours at a time, and occasionally lift up to 40 lbs. Preference given to applicants with previous food service experience. Final job offer is contingent upon successful background check.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Visit the University of Minnesota’s official job site at https://employment.umn.edu for job open and close dates, position category, appointment term and type, promotional consideration information, complete application instructions, and other important information. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
RECRUITMENT OF COACHES FOR 2013-14
POSITIONS: The Athletic Department may need coaches or assistant coaches on a short-term or temporary basis during the 2013-2014 academic year in one or more of the following areas: Baseball, Equestrian, Football, Men’s Basketball, Men’s Golf, Women’s Basketball, Women’s Fastpitch Softball, Women’s Golf, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Tennis, and Women’s Volleyball. A bachelor’s degree and prior playing and/or coaching experience in the particular sport are required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree and prior playing and/or coaching experience in the particular sport. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
APPLICATION PROCESS: All applications must be submitted online. Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically using Athletics Requisition #183469. In addition to submitting the requested information, if you have the ability to scan your college transcripts, please do so.