& 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
OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR (Class #7155)
POSITION: Full-time, 12-month position starting May 20, 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. Positions in this class supervise the repair and maintenance of facilities and equipment located within assigned buildings.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise the repair and maintenance of facilities and equipment located on the Crookston Campus. Track and document equipment repairs and service inspections on University assets for efficient record keeping. Supervise the ongoing operations associated with the campus grounds area including timely delivery of snow removal and cleanup, maintenance of the campus grounds and nursery stock, and upkeep of the grounds equipment and physical assets. Provide leadership for planning, layout, assignment and monitoring of facilities management work. Monitor and provide for the effective delivery of the campus irrigation system. Manage recycling and waste disposal program for the entire campus. Coordinate and plan for all daily operations and special projects for the building and grounds workers to insure the effective delivery of such services. Schedule and insure that all special events are delivered in an effective and productive manner. Provide oversight of the campus motor pool to insure proper upkeep and reliability. Build positive customer relations through daily contact with University staff and coordination of facilities maintenance activities. Inspect work in progress and completed jobs to ensure compliance with quality control standards and approved safety practices. Responsible for assuring University and department policies, practices, procedures, rules, labor contracts and guidelines, including Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity are followed. Perform special assignments as required.
SUPERVISION: This person has the authority to hire, promote, discharge, assign work and direct the work of other employees.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Five years experience in facilities maintenance work to include two years supervising and scheduling work teams. College or vocational coursework may substitute on year to year basis for up to 4 years of work experience. Final job offer contingent upon receipt of official transcripts and complete background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Familiarity day-to-day facilities management operations; excellent time management, project management, interpersonal, team building, and verbal/written communication skills.
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.
ASSISTANT WOMEN’S EQUESTRIAN COACH (Class #9793)
Athletics and Agriculture/Natural Resources Departments
POSITION: Full-time, 10-month, annual renewable position starting August 19, 2013 at the Crookston Campus of the University of Minnesota. Salary based upon qualifications and experience. A competitive fringe benefits package is offered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Coaching western horsemanship and reining (70%) including recruitment of athletes; coaching western and hunt seat practices as directed; directing and supervising strength and conditioning workouts; attend athletic staff meetings and participate in university functions; travel with and coach western team for both home and away meets, filling in and helping out with hunt seat competitions as directed; assist in retention, fundraising and other duties as assigned by Head Coach; assist in fundraising events; provide leadership and direction to student athletes; service to the University of Minnesota, Crookston Campus assist with public and media relations efforts; recruiting; supervising and evaluating assistants; monitor student athletes’ academic progress; other related duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Teach courses in Equine Science (30%) such as Equine Evaluation, Advanced Equine Evaluation. Equine Careers and Husbandry, Western Equitation, or other classes within the program. Providing service, such as recruiting, advising, facilitating judging contests and judging teams are also expected.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned Bachelor degree in Equine Science, Animal Science or in a related field relevant to the position (e.g., Coaching, Physical Education if combined with significant equine experience) plus completed 18 graduate credits in the field prior to start date; competition and/or coaching experience at the collegiate level, in NCEA format in particular; demonstrated ability to teach wide range of equine science courses; knowledge to NCAA Division II rules and regulations; personal commitment to the integrity of the athletic program and the concept of the student-athlete; strong interpersonal, leadership, communication and motivational skills. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Equine Science, Animal Science, Coaching, Physical Education, or related field; experience in teaching collegiate level equine-based courses; 3-5 years of coaching experience in NCAA collegiate equestrian competition; budgetary management experience; Division II recruiting experience; collegiate athletic team management and supervision of athletes; demonstrated knowledge of equine industry with evidence of practical familiarity with the horse industry; and proficiency with computer information/communication technology.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete application instructions and to apply electronically.
ASSISTANT FOOTBALL COACHES (Class #9793)
POSITIONS: Two, 10-month, annual renewable positions starting July 29, 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the head coach with all phases of coaching, recruiting, training, conditioning, practices. Other duties as assigned by the athletic director.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree; football coaching experience; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; and ability to read, write, and understand English. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Physical Education, Sport Management, or related field; college football coaching experience and NCAA Division II recruiting experience.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of application materials will begin immediately and 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.
PART-TIME ASSISTANT MEN’S BASKETBALL COACH (Class #9793)
POSITION: Part-time, 10-month, annual renewable position starting July 29, 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. The stipend is $10,000-$14,000. The University of Minnesota Crookston, located in Crookston, MN, is a NCAA II program and member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Head Men’s Basketball Coach in all phases of the program including practices, games, recruiting, camps, film exchange; and assisting with intramurals.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned Bachelor's degree and prior playing and/or coaching experience in the sport. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. If you have the ability to scan your college transcripts, please do so. Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until filled. Interested candidates may contact Coach Oseth at (218) 281-8426 for more information.
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.