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The 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.

University of Minnesota, Crookston is an equal opportunity educator and employer


ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN (Class #9715)
UMC LIBRARY

POSITION:
Full-time, 10-month position, annual renewable position in the Library at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting October 20, 2014 as soon as possible thereafter. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. An excellent fringe benefits package is offered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general direction, plans, organizes and directs the ordering, cataloging, and processing of library materials and the automated functions of the library system. Work involves placing orders for library materials and receiving and checking shipments from publishers, cataloging materials, and making materials shelf-ready and maintaining the library's automated system. Specific job duties include: Catalogs library materials. Establishes monitors and evaluates overall program of service for Technical Services department. Develops implements and evaluates policies and procedures for Technical Services. Develops and maintains the library automation system and automated administrative functions. Manages all electronic resources processes including web access, electronic journal access, library OPAC, and e-books. Performs related work as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Masters’ degree in library science and a minimum of one year of library experience, excellent communication/time management/interpersonal skills, and strong technology skills. Final offer contingent on successful background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience using cataloging standards, experience with integrated library systems, web development, academic library experience, experience with citation linking software, experience working with Alma and SFX, demonstrated initiative and proven ability to learn new technologies and adapt to changes in the profession, Metadata creation of materials, ability to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures is highly valued.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.


DEPARTMENT HEAD (WITH FACULTY RANK)
BUSINESS DEPARTMENT

POSITION:
The Department Head (with faculty rank) reports to the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs and holds faculty rank concurrently with the term of appointment. The Department Head is the chief administrative officer and appointing authority responsible for a department organized for teaching, research, and service. The Department Head is expected to provide strong leadership and vision for growth, be active in professional organizations, and contribute to the department and the field while functioning as administrator in the department. Salary and benefits package is competitive. This is a full-time, 12-month, annual renewable position (nine-month appointment with three-month summer augmentation). Start date is July 1, 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead the department in a manner consistent with the principles of shared governance and the negotiated agreement; provide leadership in curriculum development; advocate for department faculty and research in the department; promote and maintain a high-quality learning environment for diverse on-campus and online students; determine annual department goals, objectives, and plans; prepare, prioritize, and monitor budget requests and expenditures; represent the department on administrative groups; communicate and implement university and system policy; recruit, hire, and mentor new faculty; seek additional funding sources; espouse and practice principles of affirmative action and equal opportunity; keep current with new developments in their field; maintain involvement with professional organizations; and help advance the outreach mission of the University.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate degree, college level teaching and research experience in one of the department’s academic disciplines or closely related field; evidence of leadership abilities, solid communication skills, and strong interpersonal and team skills; track record of significant achievement in both teaching and research; demonstrated commitment to diversity; and credentials appropriate for tenure and rank of associate professor or full professor within the department.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Currently tenured and experience in college-level administration, new program development, experience obtaining business accreditation, experience administering online education; online teaching, research, and/or professional experience in rural entrepreneurship and/or economic development.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications must include unofficial transcript. The chosen candidate will be required to submit official transcripts and complete a background check prior to confirmation of an offer. Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.

ON-LINE AND ON-CAMPUS STUDENT ADVISOR (Class #9754 – Teaching Specialist)
LIBERAL ARTS AND EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

JOB SUMMARY:
Advise online students in communication and applied studies programs, and undecided online and on-campus students; evaluate transcripts; provide pre-evaluation for prospective online students; work with procedures/systems to serve online and on-campus students and faculty; provide exceptional communication and support for instructors and students; provide leadership and support for technology enhanced learning and administrative planning; assist in the development of articulations for joint partnership with other organizations/institutions; and teach online and/or on-campus classes as needed.
POSITION: Full-time, 12-month, annual renewable position in the Liberal Arts & Education Department at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting November 17, 2014 as soon as possible thereafter. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. An excellent fringe benefits package is offered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Advising and leadership responsibilities: advise online students in their academic programs, online and on-campus undecided students; provide leadership and support for technology enhanced learning; coordinate administrative planning and implement department policies; maintain effective communication with online and on-campus instructors and students. Program administrative services responsibilities: work with online and on-campus student support services and collaborate with Academic Departments and the Center for Adult Learning; advise potential and current online and on-campus students on issues of application & registration processes, financial aid processes, and transcript evaluation; maintain high quality customer service and response time; provide information about the online and on-campus learning environment. Administrative responsibilities: work with Admissions, Academic Departments, Center for Adult Learning and the University of Minnesota’s Digital Campus to assist with recruitment and opportunities for enrollment growth; design and use e-communication tools to maintain relationships with alumni and current students. Teaching responsibilities include teach up to 6 credits per academic year.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned Master’s degree; one year teaching, advising, program development/implementation, recruiting, marketing, or coordinating experience at an institution of higher education; and ability to read, write, and understand English. Final offer is contingent on successful background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Earned Master’s degree, a liberal arts discipline, communication, education, or related field. Two or more years professional experience in online courseware development; record of effective teaching at the university level and proficient in the use of computer technology; demonstrated excellent communication skills; strong interpersonal and team skills and ability to relate to diverse audiences; experience with instructional technology methods, applications and course management systems; administrative, management, and/or supervisory experience in understanding of a commitment to an applied education within the land grant mission and philosophy.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. Review of application materials begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

MEDIA SERVICES TECHNICAN (Class #4951 – Info Tech Specialist)
MEDIA SERVICES

POSITION:
Full-time, 12-month position starting as soon as possible. Annual starting salary is $45,000/year. This position offers vacation, holiday, and sick leave; retirement benefits; career enrichment programs; health, dental, and life insurance benefits; pleasant working conditions; and convenient location and parking. Standard working hours are daytime Monday through Friday with occasional evening or weekend coverage of special events.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Install, maintain & operate campus AV systems & equipment, (i.e. projectors, PA’s, streaming systems, classroom support media hardware) (35%); provide audio visual services to the campus including user support, equipment setup (35%); support media material & streaming systems for the campus (5%), (i.e. audio video recording, encoding & file transfer, set up & test streaming. Assist in telephone operations to include user assistance, maintenance (25%).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: One or more years of any combination of relevant post high school computer technical education, training and/or experience. Knowledge of applicable computing devices; knowledge of applicable computer software applications and users; skill to problem solve and diagnose technical problems: ability to read, write, and understand English; strong written/verbal communication, time management, and interpersonal skills. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent computer skills including PC operating systems, Windows Office software, file management, video editing software; use of streaming hardware & software; mechanical ability for installation cabling & minor equipment repair; experience with computer projection & control, smart boards, video & audio recording equipment, video editing software, public address systems; basic IP voice or telephone systems.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.

HEAD CHILD CARE TEACHER (Class #7199)
EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

POSITION:
Full-time, 12-month position starting as soon as possible. Annual starting salary is $45,760/year. This position offers vacation, holiday, and sick leave; retirement benefits; career enrichment programs; health, dental, and life insurance benefits; pleasant working conditions; and convenient location and parking.
JOB SUMMARY: This position has the responsibility for planning and implementing a well balanced program for a section of a child care center, for communicating with parents, and for supervising members of the staff. The Head Child Care Teacher will have full lead worker responsibilities for subordinate staff and will participate in hiring, scheduling work, providing routine guidance, and evaluation of performance.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops programs that advance physical and intellectual competence of pre-school age children; provides varied opportunities for children's active participation, independent choices, experimentation and problem-solving within the context of a structured setting and program; promotes a healthy learning environment of acceptance in which children can grow toward a sense of positive identity; assesses special needs of individual children and identifies need for specialized help where necessary; assesses level of accomplishment for the individual child against the background of norms of attainment for a developmental stage and individual history; communicates/interacts with parents on a regular basis as well as through formal parent conferences; participates in the hiring, evaluating and/or dismissing of professional and paraprofessional staff and student teachers; provides training and defines responsibilities for supervision of various areas and activities in the classroom; participates in training of persons outside the Early Childhood Development Center; establishes and maintains an attractive, safe, healthy environment for children; checks materials, equipment, and supplies to see that amounts are adequate and in good repair; takes preventive measures against hazards to physical safety; identifies unusual behavior or symptoms which may indicate need for health care; knowledgeable of and responsible for meeting day care licensing standards in group area and remains knowledgeable of current child development issues and provides resources to the center staff; and develops, revises and distributes program materials.
MINUMUM QUALIFICATIONS: One year of formal experience working with age-appropriate preschool children in a full day child care program and Minnesota Pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or equivalent; ability to read write, and interpret English; and comply with Rule 11 of the State Human Service Licensing Act which requires a background study and reference check.
PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS: Exhibit excellent time-management, interpersonal and communication skills and post-secondary degree in education in childhood development.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.


STUDENT PERSONNEL COORDINATOR (Classification #8463)
COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM
CENTER FOR ADULT LEARNING

POSITION: Full-time, 12-month position in the Center for Adult Learning at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting September 22, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. An excellent fringe benefits package is offered.
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for concurrent and non-traditional audiences; delivering exceptional student support services; working with procedures/systems to serve non-traditional students, staff & faculty within University of Minnesota Crookston’s Center for Adult Learning; delivering and analyzing non-traditional student support services; providing timely and excellent communication & support for instructors, students and staff of non-traditional audiences; providing leadership & support for technology enhanced learning, data collection and documentation for continuous improvement and accreditation, think critically; collect, document, analyze, compare and report statistics as they relate to communication, services delivered and student services rendered for continuous efficiencies and program improvements within UMC’s Center for Adult Learning.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Program administrative services responsibilities: Work with concurrent and non-traditional student support services within the University of Minnesota Crookston’s Center for Adult Learning; communicate, advise potential & current students, and district administration on issues of concurrent application & registration processes, finances & technology; assist non-traditional students on program questions, develop & manage ongoing dissemination of information regarding processes, policies, dates, deadlines, and colleges/campus/units related information to non-traditional audiences including students, staff & instructors; maintain high quality customer service and response time; provide an introduction to the collegiate environment. Serve as an information source to current, prospective and new students (75%). Data & reporting responsibilities: review & maintain processes/policies for improvement and program accreditation; utilize UM Reports, CIHS shadow system and related systems (course request and syllabus mgr.) to collect, generate, summarize and prepare reports, statistics, aggregate information, address challenges and solutions specific to the Universities audiences; provide information to support collegiate and/or department decision-makers, assist with joint recruitment efforts and marketing ventures along with website maintenance. (25%)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree and a combination of customer service and experience serving students in an academic setting ; and/or, equivalent combination of education and customer service experience totaling five years may be substituted. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills; and proven experience in customer service, experience in Windows Operating system, Peoplesoft, Learning Management System(s), Moodle, Blackboard, Desire2Learn, or equivalent.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.


LABORATORY SERVICES COORDINATOR (CLASS # 4925)
MATH, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

POSITION: Part-time (approximately 30 hours per week), 9-month positions at $15.12/hr. starting as soon as possible. Hours and days of week of work may vary.
JOB SUMMARY: Work 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: High school graduation plus two years college coursework in a Biology, Chemistry or related field; two years of experience working in a laboratory setting and working with chemicals; capable of using computers and related software; 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 setting up and organizing various types of college labs, budgeting skills, experience ordering materials, experience using MS Office, demonstrated hardware interface skills; and excellent communication/time management/interpersonal 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.



SENIOR OPERATING ENGINEER (Class #6044)
HEATING PLANT

POSITION:
Full-time, 9-month position at $21.00/hr. starting September 8, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Operate high-pressure boilers and all equipment in the Heating Plant; monitor boiler operations; regulate/maintain appropriate steam pressure and water level, switch between fuel sources, start up and shut down boilers as needed, keep daily log; maintain equipment; and perform related departmental tasks.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduation or equivalent plus three years of experience working in the operation and maintenance at a steam plant and the appropriate licensure for the facility; ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50 pounds or more; ability to crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, grasp, and read instrument panels; demonstrated knowledge & skills in operation & maintenance of high pressure boilers, heating systems, etc.; ability to work rotating shifts; and ability to read, write, & understand English. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Post secondary education/experience, demonstrated high quality maintenance skills, good interpersonal & teambuilding skills; and past employment references.
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.

FOOD SERVICE WORKERS (Class #6071)
DINING SERVICES

POSITION:
Five, half-time (Approximately 20 hours per week), 9-month positions at $11.59/hr. starting August 18, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. Hours of work and days of week will vary, including evening work and weekend work. Responsibilities include 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. Ability to work evenings and weekends. Preference given to applicants with previous food service experience. Final job offer is contingent upon successful background check.
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 application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

HEAD WOMEN’S TENNIS COACH
POSITION: Half-time, 10-month, annual renewable position starting October 6, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. The Head Tennis Coach is responsible for directing, supervising, and evaluating all aspects of the tennis program; assisting with public and media relations efforts; recruiting players; monitor student athletes academic progress; organize, staff, and supervise practice and off season programs; manage tennis budget; develop game schedules in consultation with the athletic director; assist in fundraising, 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 offer contingent on successful background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Masters or advanced degree, NCAA Division II recruiting experience, 3-5 years collegiate coaching experience.
APPLICATION PROCESS: All applications must be submitted electronically. Visit http://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. Position will remain open until filled.


SENIOR MAINTENANCE ELECTRICAN (Class #6064)
FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

POSITION:
Full-time position at $20.74/hr. starting as soon as possible.
POSITION SUMMARY: This position serves as a lead worker to Maintenance Electricians and various other helpers in trouble shooting, installing and maintaining electrical systems and related equipment. This position is responsible for various electrical tasks including service, maintenance and installation of electrical fixtures and wiring.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Will serve as master of record for the University of Minnesota, Crookston. Repair, replace and maintain various building and grounds electrical components including lighting, stoves, motors, generators, chargers, contractors, controllers and other electrical appliances. Rewinds armatures, machines commutators and replaces brushes (55%). Install, repair and maintain Fire Alarm System to include smoke and heat detectors, horns, pull stations, panels and fire alarm network (10%). Install electrical wiring, devices and equipment for remodeling and special projects to include installation of conduit, wire, switches, panels, boxes, outlets and related equipment. Uses tools such as hacksaw, pipe benders and threaders (10%). Make periodic inspections of electrical equipment and wiring to determine maintenance or repair needs, electrical load on voltages and to check for electrical fire hazards (10%). Perform emergency and regular line repair work (5%). Track and maintain electrical supply inventory which includes purchasing of supplies, identifying new equipment required for various construction and remodeling projects, and conducting time and material estimates for electrical projects (10%).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Masters Electrician (state of Minnesota) license; and ability to lift fifty pounds; able to read, write, and understand English. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check.
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.

RECRUITMENT OF COACHES FOR 2014-15
POSITIONS: The Athletic Department may need coaches or assistant coaches on a short-term or temporary basis during the 2014-2015 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 #191065. In addition to submitting the requested information, if you have the ability to scan your college transcripts, please do so.


 
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