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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://www.myu.umn.edu/employment 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


DIRECTOR OF CENTER FOR RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (Class #9366M2 - Business Development Manager 2)
POSITION: Full-time, 12-month (A-term), grant funded position. Review of applications will start February 25, 2015 and continue until position is filled. This is an annual renewable (K-type) position dependent on funding and performance.
JOB SUMMARY: Collaborating closely with administrators, faculty, students, staff and University partners, the Director provides campus leadership, vision, and regional visibility for UMC’s rural economic development initiatives and strategies. The Director plans, executes, and continuously improves the overall delivery of programs and services of the UMC’s Rural Cconomic Development Center, including the Center for Rural Economic Development Studies (CRES), Economic Development Adminstration (EDA), and the Northwest Region’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The director also builds and maintains strong relationship with local, regional, and state partners to provide effective coordination of economic development initiatives.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide leadership for strategic planning, implementation, management, and continuous improvement of UMC’s rural economic development efforts within the northwest region and the state (50%) including market Center programs and educational services to businesses, public, and non-profit sector organizations; coordinate and cultivate new relationships with local SCORE chapters, chambers of commerce, professional associations, and economic development organizations; convene meetings with key strategic partners, create strategic approaches to address the needs of the business communitiy; maintain an active presence, communicate regularly, and be visible to funding partners (e.g., SBA, EDA), State, local government entities, regional hosts, private sector supporters, and non-profit organizations; seek and utilize feedback (e.g., satisfaction, economic impact, business needs) from clients and partners as part of a comprehensive approach to evaluate Center services and better meet the needs of the business community; and serve as liaison with the national, regional, and district offices, acting as the chief spokesperson for Center initiatives. Manage Center operations in order to maximize the availability of quality services in support of economic development (20%) including hire, train, and evaluate Center staff, including part-time and contractual team members (e.g., SBDC consultants); negotiate and administer contractual service agrements with customers and service providers for Center-related services; collaborate with UMC faculty members to identify and oversee student engagement in research, marketing, and planning in support of Center programs and activities and student learning at UMC; foster an environment that encourages and supports teamwork and models and maintains high standards of integrity, excellence and performance expectations; promote diversity in staffing, programs, and services; ensure that Center services and resources are allocated and strategically aligned to meet University, State, and Federal key performance measures; evaluate the effectiveness of operational procedures in achieving grantee compliance and direct efforts, reporting systems and other operational procedures; and maintain client control records and management information system. Secure funding to ensure ongoing operation of the Center (20%) including develop grant proposals, accompanying budget, and expenditure plans for operation of the Center; direct, research, write, negotiate, and secure funds to ensure growth; develop internal and external resources to accomplish program objectives, including actively seeking additional funding resource partners; dDevelop and submit quarterly, annual, and as-needed programmatic and statistical reports as required by granting agencies, cooperative agreements, regional Centers, Center hosts, Minnesota state and federal legislative representatives, and other stakeholders; and oversee program budgets to ensure spending within budget and assure compliance with federal regulatory requirements and Center objectives and goals. Develop, deliver, and continuously improve training and resources in support of economic development (10%) including develop training policies, priorities and budgets for program administration, financial and consulting personnel; plan, coordinate, implement, market and evaluate workshops, teleconferences, and seminars; attend training sessions and participate in professional training opportunities; and provide direct counseling and training or referral of clients to appropriate sources.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree; eight years of relevant economic development experience; ability to coordinate, manage and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of partners; familiarity with research and data collection techniques and analysis; demonstrated success in obtaining monetary and non-monetary resources, identifying prospects, building cases for support, developing proposals, and program evaluation; demonstrated ability to effectively articulate ideas in written communications and oral presentations; and valid drivers license and access to reliable vehicle for off-campus travel. Some overnight travel required. Final offer contingent on successful background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Business or education related field, nine or more years of rural economic development experience; three years marketing experience and demonstrated success in small business management, and sales, including the ability to effectively manage staff for a regionally based service organization; demonstrated ability to coordinate a multi-faceted, multi-location business development program; experience in grant writing and administration; competency in data analysis; knowledge of strategic planning; training experience in higher education and/or small businesses; experience working in higher education; experience with M.S. Office applications, video conferencing, constituent relationship management data reporting tools; demonstrated commitment to exceptional customer service; demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the land grant mission and philosophy; experience with institutional finance, processes, people, and information specific to physical and fiscal assets to fulfill the mission, vision, and goals of the Center.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applications must be submitted electronically. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. For more information about the position, contact Vice Chancellor Barbara Keinath at bkeinath@umn.edu.

DIRECTOR NETS REGIONAL NETWORK (Class #9383M1 - Information Technology Management 1)
Media Services - Crookston Campus

POSITION:
Full-time, 12-month position (A-term), annual renewable position (K-type) on the Crookston campus starting July 27, 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. This position manages IT professionals and has authority to hire, suspend, promote, discharge, reward, discipline and direct/assign work to others. Salary commensurate with experience and education. The position offers vacation, holiday, and sick leave pay; retirement benefits; career enrichment programs; 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.
JOB SUMMARY: Serve as the director of the NETS regional learning network of Minnesota reporting directly to the NETS Executive Committee. This position is responsible for managing significant human and financial resources for a complex moderate-to-large scale IT unit with diverse IT functions. The position is accountable for the results and performance of assigned program areas. Duties & responsibilities include identify broad unit objectives, fiscal management, WAN & application services planning, operation & design for the NETS consortium. Prepare & file required reports. Supervise NETS staff. Plans, supervises & provides technical support for users of NETS supported applications. Serves on & participates in state & other technology boards & committees.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Negotiates and supervises service contracts with NETS and NWLINKS for technical support; primary liaison person representing NETS and numerous state of Minnesota entities; provides direct technology support to network members/users, operation & maintenance of NETS owned, member owned & shared statewide core equipment & software for applications related to video conferencing & streaming; responsible for common equipment & systems including video codecs & immersive systems, telepresence MCU bridges, Cisco & Lifesize content servers, Cisco TMS management software, WebEx, Acano cloud services, scheduling software & a wide variety of desktop video conferencing application. Prepare & Manage consortium budget including regional video applications operational support systems, staffing plan & supervision, network circuit & equipment contracts, governance documents, consortium agreements, user support materials & systems. Prepare reports including agendas, topical issues, annual reports, & facilitate communications under the direction of the NETS Executive Committee/Governing Board, the NETS fiscal agent & the LNM fiscal agent. Provide and interpret reports as requested to the NETS Executive Committee, LNM Board, MnSCU IT, UM IT, NETS members, NWLINKS or other consortium partners or vendors. Prepare & file required grant & fiscal reports. Maintain consortium web page & communications vehicles.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Baccalaureate degree; experience working with information technology management, video conferencing, distance learning systems or related systems; and strong communication, interpersonal, teambuilding, and time management skills.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Baccalaureate degree in technology or media services field; four years’ experience in information technology management, video conferencing & distance learning systems or related area; two years’ experience supervising professional staff; experience formulating, monitoring and managing budgets; and experience working in higher education.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Visit the University of Minnesota’s job site at https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.

STUDENT SERVICES PROFESSIONAL 1 (CLASS #8463P1)
Student Affairs

POSITION:
75% (30 hours per week) position starting August 10, 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter.
JOB SUMMARRY: Serve as a coordinator of student involvement programs, responsible for development, implementation, and promotion of student activities, programs and leadership endeavors. Facilitate and support the activities of student organizations, the student programming board, Information Desk and the development of programs and services to extend and enhance student development efforts. Plan and implement programs to enhance student leadership training. Assist the Department of Student Activities and the Division of Student Affairs with new initiatives to support student learning and development. Participate in working with staff in student affairs programs as necessary or assigned.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Student Programming Board (S.P.A.C.E.) (35%) including serve as primary Advisor to SPACE, attending regular executive and full board meetings; develop and implement appropriate leadership training for membership; attend regional NACA Conference with student delegation; prepare University contracts and payment paperwork for performers; assist with the development and maintenance of student service fee budgets ensuring fiscal responsibility; record attendance data and assess program effectiveness and impact regularly; ensure diverse programs are made available to be representative of student constituents; collaborate with campus partners on campus initiatives such as Homecoming and Final Friday Funday; and facilitate communication with campus partners such as University Relations, Facilities, Media Services, and Dining Services in regards to event support needed. Manage Sargeant Student Center Information Desk (35%) including hire, train and supervise student staff; promote hours of operation, services, and events; maintain cash drawer deposits, balance register, and perform quarterly cross charges; maintain inventory lists of outdoor and other equipment; order and maintain supplies and equipment; cross train in Post Office operation; and oversee recreational activities and tournaments within the SSC. Coordinate and promote student clubs and Organizations (20%) including develop and administer university policies and procedures related to student organizations in cooperation with Crookston Student Association; maintain and update club handbook; coordinate Student Involvement Expo ; develop and present session/materials for student organization enhancement; provide training and resources for advisors; distribute club payment to eligible organizations each semester; encourage and offer assistance and advisement to student organizations planning programs and events; and manage, implement, and maintain annual club registration, rosters, constitutions and other documentation. Campus Programming Team Member (5%) including collaborate with campus partners specifically Residential Life, Athletics, and Dining Services in offering campus wide presentations and events; maintain and distribute campus event calendar to campus partners to avoid duplication and foster collaboration; and ensure diverse programs, activities, and initiatives to meet the varying needs of the student population groups are implemented. Other duties (5%) such as attend appropriate committee meetings and staff meetings.
MINIMUIM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in student personnel and/or higher education or related field, or related education and work experience to equal four years. Final offer contingent on successful background check and receipt of official transcripts. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in student personnel and/or higher education; four years of experience in the area of student activities at the college level, student leadership, and/or residential life; ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment; experience and skill with conflict resolution, leadership training, and collaboration; a demonstrated commitment to and appreciation for issues of diversity and community; excellent writing and verbal communication skills and effective interpersonal and time management skills.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 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.

PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST (Class #1826)
Career Development and Counseling Department

POSITION: 12-month, 75% time (30 hours per week) position at $14.46/hr. starting July 22, 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.
JOB SUMMARY: This is a second-level office and administrative position. Requires the ability to work independently while performing assigned administrative services. The work is performed under established guidelines and directives.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide timely support services to department and students, staff and faculty served by the department; respond to and initiate inquiries; explain department policies and procedures; assist in resolving procedural problems and answer questions; perform role as initial contact person in the department for maintaining calendars and scheduling appointments; prepare purchase orders and purchase office supplies as needed; perform general office support such filing, copying, faxing/scanning documents, sort/distribute mail, perform receptionist functions (including telephone and e-mail communication); maintain department data base files; assist Director and others in maintaining and updating department web pages; assist in prioritizing workflow and coordinating calendar of events; prepare, edit and proof read correspondence, memoranda, promotional materials, posters and forms, newsletters, etc. (50%). Responsible for helping to maintain and modify filing systems; suggest department office equipment; may help provide informal orientation, training, coordination and supervision of student workers; participate in regular meetings with Director and student workers; assist in preparing department publications, brochures, posters, etc.; help administer Career Development and Counseling inventories; and maintain computerized testing software/hardware and help develop surveys and process reports using Qualtrics (20%). Work with Director to oversee and maintain all GoldPASS applications of students, faculty/staff and employers; update and add companies and jobs to GoldPASS software; provide GoldPASS training to department staff; assist in coordinating annual campus Job and Internship Job Fair Utilizing the GoldPASS System (such as registration of companies, maintain correspondence, collect and summarize employer and student evaluations, coordinate on-campus recruiting for employers and follow-up with confirmation and thank you letters), assist in organizing logistics such as room reservations, travel arrangements, order food, etc. (20%). Provide assistance with departmental mass mailings (may delegate departmental mass mailings to others); work with the Director and others to update brochures, flyers, handouts, posters and other publications; provide department support services for other activities and events as needed and other duties as assigned (10%).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma/GED and two years of related office experience, training/education may be substituted for some of the years of experience; knowledge of basic office operations; experience using computers, MS Office software and MS Windows; possess basic job skills such as proficiency in grammar, proofreading, punctuation and spelling; and effective keyboarding skills. Final offer contingent on successful background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal communication and time management skills; strong teambuilding skills; familiarity with specialized software such as People Soft, InDesign, Dreamweaver, FTP, Qualtrics, Titanium Scheduling Software and Google; ability to manage multiple tasks; experience working in a higher education environment; ability to work effectively with diverse populations and college students and ability to effectively handle stressful situations.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.


LAB SERVICES COORDINATOR (Class #4925)
Agriculture and Natural Resource Department

POSITION:
Full-time, 9-month position at $15.12 starting August 17, 2017. Hours of work will vary Monday through Friday. This position supervises servicing of teaching laboratories by providing and maintaining adequate materials, maintenance, supplies, and equipment for use in laboratory instruction of the animal science pre-veterinary medicine program.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises servicing of teaching laboratories by providing and maintaining adequate materials, supplies, and equipment for use in laboratory instruction; orders supplies and equipment; maintain inventory and catalogue a variety of laboratory supplies, equipment, specimens, dissecting material, feed samples, protective wear, chemicals and other teaching aids as needed; designs and constructs apparatus or modifies equipment for use in demonstrating scientific principles. Sets up, tears down, repairs, stores and maintains supplies, instruments and equipment for laboratory and classroom use; assembles and sets up, takes down, and repairs apparatus for lab demonstration. Makes preliminary tests of laboratory procedures and recommends changes where needed for smooth functioning of laboratories when needed; supervises and trains laboratory attendant personnel and work study students to insure smooth operation of teaching laboratories; and assists faculty in ensuring safe laboratory practices are maintained as well as eloquent recordkeeping, and maintenance of laboratory etiquette. Comply with campus health and safety need including: ensure compliance with University and Department requirements for laboratory safety by developing and maintaining laboratory safety plans in conjunction with the faculty; develop and maintain written protocols, in conjunction with the faculty, for procedures, chemical preparations, specimen preparation, etc. performed in the laboratories and classrooms; serve as the program area’s Laboratory Safety Officer; know the emergency procedures for spills, fires, injuries, and other incidents. In particular, know the location of emergency showers, eyewash stations, fire extinguishers, and spill clean-up materials and how to use them. Ensure that emergency exits and emergency equipment are completely accessible; know the appropriate personal protective equipment for use within the lab, including clothing, footwear, head protection, eye protection, and gloves; catalog and maintain inventory of a variety of lab chemicals; maintain an up-to-date MSDS lab books; properly manage and dispose of lab hazardous waste materials, including all required recordkeeping; operate, inspect, adjust, and maintain a variety of lab equipment required for laboratory teaching programs, requiring a broad knowledge of chemicals and scientific instruments; and through following specific protocols for chemical and (or) specimen preparation, perform a variety of experimental/laboratory procedures by following specific protocols for chemical and (or) specimen preparation necessary for the operation of undergraduate teaching labs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduation plus two years college coursework in an appropriate scientific field, two year’s work experience in a laboratory, scientific, or academic work setting, able to read, write, and understand English. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working in animal science or veterinary programs or related field; experience with academic lab management and coordination; laboratory compliance procedures experience; well-developed organizational and time management skills; excellent interpersonal relations, communication and motivational skills; demonstrated ability to foster a positive learning environment for students; experience keeping accurate laboratory records; and ability to read, write, and understand English.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Visit the University of Minnesota’s job site at https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for job open and close dates, position category, appointment term and type and complete application instructions. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

FARM ANIMAL ATTENDANT (Class #6039)
Agriculture and Natural Resources Department

POSITION:
Full-time, temporary position at $17.88/hr. starting July 15, 2015 and ending approximately May 15, 2016. Hours and days of work will vary as determined by the supervisor.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Operation, maintenance and record keeping functions related primarily to the care of beef cattle, sheep and hogs; plans and assigns work, instructs in proper work methods and care of beef cattle, sheep and hogs; reviews work by daily inspection of animal areas and task assignments; prepares and provides animal feed; keeps feeding records; observes and cares for animals during pregnancy, and calving and lambing; keeps breeding, health, birth and disposal records; monitors/inspects daily health and condition of farm animals; assists veterinarian in treatment of injuries of ailments; provides treatment as prescribed by veterinarian or supervisor; monitors/controls pests and parasites; cleans and maintains sanitation of barns, pens, working facilities, water tanks and other animal facilities; oils, cleans, and makes minor repairs on equipment, tools and facilities; maintains clean and safe environment for working and learning; and supervises student workers.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduation or equivalent; three years of related experience in animal care (specifically related to beef cattle, sheep and hogs) or high school graduate with a combination of related academic coursework and applicable work experience totaling three years; ability to walk, bend, climb, kneel, and occasionally lift, push, and carry up to 50 lbs., ability to work variable hours and days; and ability to read, write, and understand English. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Post secondary education; bachelor’s degree in Animal Science or related field; experience working with beef cattle, sheep and hogs and other farm animals; and effective interpersonal, communication, & teambuilding skills.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Visit the University of Minnesota’s job site at https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for job open and close dates, position category, appointment term and type and complete application instructions. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

STUDENT SERVICES PROFESSIONAL 1 (Class #8463P1)
Center for Adult Learning

POSITION:
Full-time, 12-month position starting July 13, 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter. Hours of work are typically Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for sustaining current and recruitment of new online academic and non-traditional programs while delivering exceptional student support services; work with procedures/systems to serve distance and online students & faculty within the University of Minnesota, Crookston Center for Adult Learning; deliver and analyze online student support services; provide timely and excellent communication & support for instructors, students and staff of distance and online deliverables; provide leadership & support for technology enhanced learning, think critically; document, analyze, compare and report monthly online statistics as they relate to online communication, services delivered and student services rendered for continuous efficiencies and online improvements within the U of M. Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher level knowledge and skills. Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers. Solves a range of straightforward problems. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. Receives some guidance and direction.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage an assigned region or category to attract, recruit, admit and enroll prepared students to the University. Recruit and market to sustain and retain current and new online (non-trad) populations, collaborate for recruitment and retention strategies; prepare, design/create e-communication messaging ; and opportunities for joint marketing adventures and networking opportunities; provide timely and excellent communication & support for partnering instructors and students, identify corporate, industry and academic partners for continued collaboration and articulation; assist with monthly online statistics to aggregate online information for continuous improvements and efficiencies, develop strategies specific to the University of Minnesota Crookston’s Center for Adult Learning’s audiences as they relate to online learning and local/ regional partnerships (50%). Designs tailored recruitment plan for assigned territory to meet short-term and long-term goals. Plans and execute territory management plan through variety of relationship building methods. Plans and participates in recruitment and enrollment activities, including: open houses, regional presentations, orientation programs, regional/statewide etc. Builds brand awareness and reputation in prospective student and non-traditional audiences. Develops public presentations designed to promote the University. Establishes effective relationship with external partners, e.g. school counselors, administration, community college advisors and corporate relations. Develops public presentations designed to promote the University and programs. Identifies and develop tailored recruiting materials to reach a variety of perspective student groups. Attends recruiting events and answers questions from prospective students regards to admission processes, degree options, etc. Participates in college/campus committees. Gathers and analyzes data and prepares reports for department decision-making, e.g., estimate possible course enrollment, graduation rates, available budget, or financial estimates. Develop & manage ongoing communication campaigns regarding recruitment and retention, related information to online and distance deliverables to prospective and current students; maintain high quality customer service and response time; integration and utilization of Salesforce to provide an introduction to the online environment and protocols for online students. Serve as an information source to prospective and new students (30%). Work with online student support services within the University of Minnesota Crookston’s Center for Adult Learning; recruitment & retention efforts, communicate, advise, current and potential distance students on issues of application & registration processes, finances & technology; transcript evaluation, assist online and distance students on career questions, placement & program planning, maintain high quality customer service, engage in duties as assigned and activities for continuous program improvement (20%).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree and a combination of customer service, sales, marketing, or experience serving students in an academic setting totaling five years; and ability to read, write, and understand English. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Science in Marketing or a related field; proven experience serving and working with non-traditional and online audiences; exceptional customer service and sales experience; demonstrated excellence in communication, timeliness and organizational skills; proven experience with online audiences, demonstrated promotional and marketing experience, campaign design with implementation; use of e-communication with nontraditional & distance learners, proven relationship building, use of Windows Operating system, Constituent Relationship Management systems Salesforce, 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. All applications must be submitted electronically. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.

ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR (Class #9351AC)
Admissions & Enrollment Management

POSITION:
Full-time, 12-month position starting August 17, 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter.
JOB SUMMARY: The admissions counselor is responsible for student recruitment, territory planning, outreach activities, and individual office management. The admissions counselor will work to identify, recruit, and enroll qualified high school students, transfer students, and working professionals from specific recruiting territory. This individual will work with enrollment technology to ensure timely documentation of student information. Each admissions team member takes on special projects within the office and this position will oversee the relationships with schools who have College in the High School programs. Collaboration is imperative to this work and is required with both on and off campus constituents.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Recruiting (80%) including counsel student through the college search funnel from prospect to enrolled student; strategize, plan and executing marketing and recruiting activities; represent the campus at a variety of on and off campus events with the intent of recruiting students to attend UMC; plan and host all on campus visit opportunities for students including large open house events, individual campus visits, and overnight campus visits; serve as a UMC contact for the high schools and community colleges throughout the upper Midwest; manage an assigned recruitment territory; coordinate recruitment activities with other/departments areas across the campus; assist with the implementation of new student registration, check-in, and orientation; and supervises work-study and student volunteers in recruitment activities. College in the High School outreach (20%) including serve as the main liaison between UMC Admissions and all other stakeholders involved in College in the High School program (outreach, coordinating campus visits, arranging school visits, and contact with teachers); and additional duties as assigned by the supervisor.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of experience; ability to travel and work occasional weeknight and weekends; able to read, write, and understand English; and possess valid drivers license and access to reliable vehicle for off-campus travel. Final offer contingent on successful background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, student development or related field; excellent verbal and written communication, customer service, project management, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills; ability to handle stressful situations in a positive manner and evidence of experience in a contributive team environment; experience working in University environment; demonstrated excellence in collaboration and creating a team oriented and goal focused environment; and ability to function effectively in a complex organizational environment and ability to successfully relate and interact with diverse groups of people.
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.


STORES SPECIALIST (Class #6008)
DINING SERVICES

POSITION:
75%-time (30 hours per week), 10-month position at $13.38/hr. starting August 17, 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is responsible for operational functions of retail food service on campus including performing a variety of tasks such as storing, receiving, issuing, distributing and ordering of materials, equipment and supplies. Hours of work will vary Monday-Friday.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Unload/unpack deliveries of materials, supplies, and equipment. Receive and sign for incoming shipments. Check contents against delivery receipts noting size, number, type, condition and other discrepancies; record shortages, overages, or other discrepancies. Note and report product quality deficiencies. Pick up, deliver or coordinate delivery of a wide variety of packaged food products, supplies, materials, and equipment. Provide retail customer service information, answers questions and resolve basic operational problems. Operate cash register and make change, utilizes telephone and/or computer to communicate with others. Issues and accounts for daily cash receipts, supplies, equipment, and materials. Keeps an inventory of stock as it is received/issued, determine need for stock replenishment, and order supplies to maintain inventory. Take periodic physical inventories of stock. Make periodic reports of breakage, loss, and back orders. Enters and maintains information regarding work orders, material and supply requests, inventory, vendor or product information, and related materials via paper copy or on the computer. Prepare simple reports. Arrange storage space, shelves, and stores supplies, equipment, and materials. Inspect stores regularly and maintains clean and orderly goods. Direct the work of other employees and student workers in food retail operations
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to read, write and make arithmetic computations and six months of experience in warehousing, storekeeping, or inventory methods; knowledge of stockroom and stock control items, methods and procedures; inventory procedures and inventory record maintenance, common clerical procedures, standard abbreviations used in shipping and designating weights and measures. Must be able to walk or stand; bend and climb to reach materials; carry and lift materials up to 50 lbs; maneuver a filled delivery carts; and some small equipment; operate a cash register, computer, copier, and other office equipment; and ability to competently read, write, and understand English Final job offer contingent upon complete background check.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Visit the University of Minnesota’s job site at https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for job open and close dates, position category, appointment term and type and complete application instructions. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

COOK (Class #6074)
DINING SERVICES

POSITION:
Half-time, 10-month position at $15.59/hr. starting August 17th or as soon as possible thereafter. This position has the responsibility of providing large quantity food products for University employees, students, and the general public. This is a lead worker position that must be capable of operating a wide variety of equipment that produces both hot and cold food, organizing work group to meet production standards and time lines.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Directs and participates in the timely preparation of a wide variety of food items in large quantities, including special diet foods. Reprocesses already combined food to produce new food items. Prepares food products that are attractive to students and the general public; follows established food-handling procedures. Maintains clean and sanitary conditions in work area (i.e., cleans work surfaces, wipes up spills); prepares casserole, vegetables, pasta, soups, gravies, steaks, roasts, cookies, pies, icings, whipped toppings, eggs, toast, bacon, pancakes, hot beverages, and other food items. Prepares garnishes and presents upscale menu items for catered events such as special seafood, fancy hors d'oeuvres, prepare salad bar, and work grill station and specialty lines when needed; adjusts recipes to produce the proper quantity of finished food products. Informs and directs other workers in proper portioning, slicing, plating, chilling, and refrigeration of raw or cooked foods; cleans work areas to insure proper food sanitation and safety, including refrigerators, grills, stoves, steam cooking equipment, sinks, spills on the floor, etc.; directs workers procuring supplies from walk-in cooler, freezer, or storage areas. Uses independent judgment in the production of food and in the direction of work in the food preparation area; follows cost control procedures. Successful candidate must be willing and able to work every fourth weekend. Positions in this classification work under the guidance of the food service supervisors, managers, and dietitians. The positions are typically non- supervisory, but often serve as lead workers.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of food standards and preparation as obtained from at least two years of experience or education in the quantity production of food; able to read, write, and interpret the English language; able to perform simple mathematics; able to move up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis; and stand for up to four hours at a time. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Visit the University of Minnesota’s job site at https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for job open and close dates, position category, appointment term and type and complete application instructions. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

FOOD SERVICE WORKERS (THREE POSITIONS) (Class #6071)
DINING SERVICES

POSITION:
Three, half-time (Approximately 20 hours per week), 10-month positions at $11.59/hr. starting August 17 or as soon as possible thereafter. Hours of work and days of week will vary, including evening work and weekend work.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Set 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 job site at https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for job open and close dates, position category, appointment term and type and complete application instructions. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

FOOD SERVICE WORKER (Class #6071)
DINING SERVICES

POSITION:
75% (30 hours per week), 10-month positions at $11.59/hr. starting August 17 or as soon as possible thereafter. Hours of work and days of week will vary, including evening work and weekend work. RESPONSIBILITIES: Set 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 job site at https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for job open and close dates, position category, appointment term and type and complete application instructions. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

CHILD CARE TEACHER (Class #4909)
Early Childhood Center

POSITION:
Full-time, 9-month position at $14.74/hr. starting as soon as possible. Responsibilities: participate in establishing/maintaining attractive, safe, healthy, & respectful learning environment; assist in planning/carrying out developmentally appropriate activities for children; implement program plans; provide care, education, & supervision of children; observe, record, & report individual/group behavior; establish good working relationships with parents; conduct routine parent conferences; plan and provide for sanitary, social, and positive meal/snack times for children; and follow licensing & program policies.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A combination of education, work/intern experience that meets State of MN State Human Services Licensing Act, Rule 3 (9503.0033) requirements for Child Care Centers; Two years experience working with infants/toddlers/pre-school children; comply with Rule 11 of the State Human Services Licensing Act (background study & reference check); First Aid training for child care providers; current certification in CPR and able to read, write, & understand English.
PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference given to candidates who have four year degree in Early Childhood Development or related field, good human relations skills and good interpersonal, written/verbal communication skills.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.


SENIOR OPERATING ENGINEER (Class #6044)
Heating Plant

POSITION:
Full-time, 12-month position starting as soon as possible.
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://www.myu.umn.edu/employment 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 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://www.myu.umn.edu/employment 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 2015-16
POSITIONS: The Athletic Department may need coaches or assistant coaches on a short-term or temporary basis during the 2015-2016 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.
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: Applications must be submitted online. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically using Athletics Job ID #301760. In addition to submitting the requested information, if you have the ability to scan your college transcripts, please do so.


 
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