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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


DEPARTMENT HEAD (WITH FACULTY RANK)
BUSINESS DEPARTMENT
POSITION: The Department Head 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, 2014 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. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by Mar 1, 2014. 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.

DEPARTMENT HEAD (WITH FACULTY RANK)
MATH, SCIENCE, & TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

POSITION: The Department Head 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, 2014 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; experience in college-level administration and new program development; experience with online education, research program development, and/or professional experience in interdisciplinary collaboration.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by Mar 1, 2014. Applications must include unofficial transcript. The chosen candidate will be required to complete a background check prior to confirmation of an offer. Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (Class #9717)
DEVELOPMENT AND ALUMNI RELATIONS

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for securing significant philanthropic support for the University of Minnesota Crookston, with particular emphasis on athletic related initiatives and priorities. This individual will work with alumni, friends, and representatives of organizations to determine philanthropic interest; cultivate and solicit major gifts to support campus priorities; and complement the fundraising efforts of the Chancellor and Director of Development and Alumni Relations.
POSITION: Full-time, 12-month position in the Development and Alumni Relations Office at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting May 5, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. An excellent fringe benefits package is offered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Major Gifts (85%) including identify, cultivate, and solicit prospective donors with a specific focus on major gift opportunities of $25,000 or more; provide stewardship for assigned donors and assist in maintaining prospect tracking information in donor databases. Coordinate proposals with University development colleagues and staff of the University of Minnesota Foundation; build and manage a portfolio of no less than 150 major gift prospects and meet other expected performance metrics. Take timely and strategic steps in moving prospects through the major gift cycle of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship; serve as a member of the overall development team by collaborating with colleagues across the University on donor strategies; work in partnership with campus academic leaders, department heads, athletics, and faculty, to advance relationships with prospective donors; assist groups of volunteers, plan and coordinate development related events and manage specific annual fund drives; develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of the campus as well as the Chancellor’s vision and philanthropic priorities to effectively present a compelling case for support to prospects and donors; utilize both current and planned gift opportunities to best meet donors' needs, interests, and financial capabilities; follow up with correspondence, phone calls and additional visits as appropriate to solicit and steward gifts. Plan trips in key geographic areas as assigned and work in collaboration with UM Foundation regional development officers; provide regular reports on progress with prospective donors. Complete and file thorough reports of all contacts in a timely manner. Review research reports and information from the University donor management system (DMS) database on assigned donors and prospects; and work with Director of Development & Alumni Relations to appropriately steward gifts, ensuring that they are utilized in line with donors’ intentions. Organizational (15%) including develop an annual plan of work, including specific fundraising (scholarships, athletics, special projects, etc.); prospect development and programmatic goals with an emphasis on achieving established standards and metrics for the position; prepare reports and other required information as requested; attend University and external functions as recommended; and accept and implement other specific assignments as directed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree; three years professional development experience, with demonstrated ability to promote and successfully solicit major gifts; or related experience in marketing, sales, public relations or related field; demonstrated knowledge of basic business terminology, financial matters and the ethical, legal, and tax-related issues regarding the solicitation, transfer, and management of charitable gifts; ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain a strong sense of urgency coupled with demonstrated success in management of multiple priorities; demonstrated success in working independently but also collaboratively in a team setting; experience in coordinating volunteers and working collaboratively; outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including effective presentation skills; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to travel and work evenings and weekends, as necessary; and access to reliable transportation as this position requires regular travel. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Development experience, including capital campaign experience in higher education; demonstrated experience in identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gifts prospects and donors. Quantifiable summary of major gifts productivity; and proficient in the use of current technology and PC software such as Microsoft Office.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Minnesota Rural Health Association

INSTITUTION: The Minnesota Rural Health Association (MRHA) is a nonprofit membership organization missioned to enhance the health and well-being of rural populations in Minnesota through leadership, advocacy, education and collaboration. The MRHA office is currently located on campus at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The MRHA Board is seeking qualified candidates anywhere in the state of Minnesota. In the case that the most qualified candidate is not located in the Crookston area, options for a home-based office or an alternative partnership with a local university or other appropriate organization would be explored.
JOB SUMMARY: The Executive Director of MRHA is the face of the organization and represents MRHA's mission, goals, and values to the public, partner organizations, legislators, and members. The Executive Director is accountable to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for effective organizational operations to ensure MRHA's strategic plan and financial objectives are achieved.
Leadership.
POSITION: .50 FTE position starting July 7, 2014 at budgeted salary of $29,000 to $32,000 per year.
RESPONSIBILIITES: As the organization's leader the Executive Director will: (1) With the Board, assure that the organization has a long-range strategic plan and short range work plan which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress; (2) Provide leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and carry out plans and policies authorized by the board; (3) Promote active and broad participation by members in all areas of the organization's work; (4) Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in rural health care; and (5) Encourage a climate that attracts, keeps, and motivates volunteers and potential contracted workers. Finances and Fundraising: As the overseer of the organizations' finances, the Executive Director will under the direction of the treasurer, be responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial practices; under the direction of the Finance Committee, prepare a budget which aligns with the organization’s strategic plan for Board review and approval; draft and distribute monthly financial reports to the Board; pursue additional revenue sources for program support and development. Management: To support the day to day operations of the organization the Executive Director will act as the primary contact and resource for all aspects of MRHA operations; maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations; ensure the organization's website is accurate and effective; maintain an accurate and current membership list. Develop and implement best practice processes for organizational operations; and jointly, with the president and treasurer of the Board of Directors, conduct official correspondence of the organization, and jointly, with designated officers, execute legal documents. Communication/Partnerships: As the leader of MRHA communications the Executive Director will market and promote the activities of the organization to support its strategic mission; in collaboration with the Board, establish effective cooperative working relationships with community groups and organizations which align with MRHAs mission; act as the face of the organization representing its mission to the public, partner organizations, legislators, and members, and other duties may be assigned by Board.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in healthcare, business or related field and; 2 years work experience in healthcare, non-profit, or related field or 10 years work experience in healthcare or non-profit with progressive management responsibilities; proficient in Microsoft Office; ability to travel throughout the state of Minnesota; be self-directed and action-oriented; possess ability to work effectively independently, as well as in collaboration with others; have a high level of critical thinking and problem solving skills; and professional written and verbal communication skills.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Understanding of rural health issues including financial, regulatory and operational issues facing rural health providers, rural/urban health and healthcare disparities; grants readiness and grant writing knowledge and experience; experience with membership development and supporting a membership organization, and experience with fundraising.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Letters of application and resume can be sent to Karla Weng, President, MRHA, Stratis Health, 2091 Metro Drive, Suite 400, Bloomington, MN 55425.

END USER SUPPORT/HELP DESK (Class# 8637E1)
MEDIA SERVICES

POSITION:
Full-time, 12-month position starting as soon as possible. Salary is $41,000 - $43,000/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.
JOB SUMMARY: Communicate with & support network users and the NWLINKS coordinator in video conferencing, desktop conferencing & streaming applications. Schedule & monitor user activity & provide technical support for network users.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Helpdesk position with a focus on video conferencing & streaming applications & users. Support video conference users & operations with a focus on K12 & library users; operate & maintain network database software & hardware to schedule & manage network events & network components related to IP video conferencing. Communicate with network members to support their video conferencing & streaming needs; manage server software & hardware; and provide technical support & training for network users. Maintain web page; compile network report data & prepare reports assist in the development & distribution of network publications, and complete technical installation & repair projects.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field or a combination of related education and work experience in system support and problem resolution to equal four years; ability to read, write and understand English; and experience using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office. Final job offer contingent upon receipt of official transcripts and a satisfactory background certification.
PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in web & video applications, database software, computer systems, and sever operating systems. Experience in assisting or training technology users. Specific training will be provided in video conferencing related areas.
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. Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Jeff Sinks at (218) 281-8405 or sinks@umn.edu.

OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST (Class #1811)
DINING SERVICES

CONCEPT OF CLASS:
First-level office position with limited discretionary authority and independent responsibility for specific office services occurring within an office. Performs basic problem solving that requires primarily compiling, grouping and arranging of data (e.g., filing, data entry, preparing reports, and answering basic questions).
POSITION: Part-time, 9-month hourly position at $14.00/hr. starting April 21, 2014, or as soon as possible thereafter. Hours of work will vary from Monday through Friday.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform regular office duties associated with a typical food service operation (80%) including sort and distribute departmental mail; copy and fax documents; provide data entry and billing; assign and complete records; post needed menus and items; file documents; type and proofread letters and forms that require basic spelling, grammar and punctuation; communicate with customers/employees to obtain and provide information; give directions, route calls, obtain records and/or documents, and take messages; receive deliveries and sign in registrations; complete forms requiring standard information; and provide support to others in office, as requested. Schedule and set up simple events (e.g., recurring staff meetings, individual appointments) (10%). Monitor and schedule student workers, as needed (5%). Other duties as assigned (5%).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma/GED and one year general office/clerical experience, training/education may substitute for some of the experience; knowledge and/or demonstrated ability needed to perform general office tasks; and ability to read, write, and understand English. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Basic office service skills including knowledge and understanding of office operations and procedures; familiarity with MS Office and People Soft software; effective interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills; and ability to work in a highly collaborative team centered environment.
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 MEN’S BASKETBALL COACH (Class #9791)
POSITION:
Full-time, 10-month, annual renewable position starting August 18, 2014.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Head Men’s Basketball Coach is responsible for directing, supervising, and evaluating all aspects of the basketball program; assisting with public and media relations efforts; recruiting players; supervising and evaluating assistant basketball coaches; monitor student athletes academic progress; organize, staff, and supervise practice and off season programs; manage basketball 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 job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference given to candidates who have a Masters or advanced degree; NCAA Division II recruiting experience, 3-5 years collegiate coaching experience.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Visit http://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. Position will remain open until filled.


LECTURER/PROGRAM DIRECTOR IN HEALTH MANAGEMENT AND APPLIED HEALTH (Requisition #189117)
MATH, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

POSITION: Lecturer and Program Director in Health Management and Applied Health is a full-time, 12-month (9-month appointment as Lecturer plus a 12-month appointment as Program Director), annual renewable position based on performance and funding starting as soon as possible.  Final job offer contingent upon receipt of official transcripts and a satisfactory background certification.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Deliver high-quality instruction (online) at the undergraduate level in the Bachelor of Science in Health Management program and the Bachelor of Applied Health program.  Lead the development of program goals and objectives.  Lead assessment activities in the programs.  Advise students, contribute to student recruitment and retention initiatives, support research and outreach in health management.  Develop and maintain strong ties to the health care industry.  Utilize opportunities of service to the department, University, and community.  This position requires regular office hours on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus. As Program Director this position manages appropriate accreditation efforts, assists in recruitment of regular and adjunct faculty, manages internships, coordinates and leads the Program Improvement Advisory Committee, leads curriculum development, and manages the two programs.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in health services administration or related field and three years of experience in health care administration.  Excellent communication skills; personable and outgoing attitude, and customer service orientation.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Five or more years of experience in health care administration and nursing home licensure.  Teaching experience at the undergraduate level, experience teaching online, and a doctorate degree.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  All applications must be submitted electronically.  You may visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.  Please include a resume, cover letter, and references.  For more information, please contact Bill Peterson (phone:  218-281-8265  email: bpeterso@umn.edu).

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR 1 (Class #8637A1)
TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT SERVICES

POSITION:
Full-time, 12 month position starting March 31, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.
JOB SUMMARY: The Sys
tems Administrator-1 will assist with the administration of campus servers, Active Director, patch management, system security, and related network infrastructure. This will include the configuration, installation, maintenance, monitoring, and performance to ensure system integrity of server software and hardware; maintain groups, computers, users, and group policy objects (GPOs) in Active Director; maintain and distribute critical security patches; and adhere to University IT security practices and policies.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The individual's primary responsibility is to perform routine systems administration tasks; administering network, file, and print servers running both Windows and Linux on virtual and physical server platforms; perform system monitoring and log analysis to ensure the integrity and availability of servers; write or modify basic scripts to address performance, functionality, and automate system tasks; assist in troubleshooting, diagnosing, and resolving server issues; maintain system and operational documentation; and perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned, including tier-2 end user support. Help manage Active Directory including user accounts, group assignments, file and folder permissions, and Group Policy; help maintain and deploy software updates and enterprise anti-virus using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. Perform daily backup operations that include ensuring backups are successfully accomplished and the proper disposition of media. Follow university information security best practices, standards, and policies to help ensure system security. Interact well with the entire IT department, including Systems and Network Administrators, the Help Desk support team, Application Development team, and the Academic Technology team. Participates in the IT Change Management process. Interacts effectively with others and clearly communicates verbally and in writing. Provide respectful and professional end-user support via telephone, email, and face-to-face.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field and two years work experience as a systems administrator, or equivalent combination of related education and relevant systems administration experience totaling a minimum of four years. Ability to read, write and understand English. Experience with current versions of Windows Server, including the installation, maintenance, and security; experience with Active Directory; experience administering physical servers. Final job offer contingent upon receipt of official transcripts and a satisfactory background certification. Preferred
PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field. Experience with VMware ESXi server virtualization infrastructure, experience with Windows Server 2003, 2008 R2, and 2012; experience with Ubuntu Server; experience managing Dell servers; ability to use scripting tools to query, update, and modify Active Directory and other system tasks; experience with open source software (i.e. Linux, MySQL, PHP, Perl); experience with Microsoft SCCM; experience with Symantec Backup Exec; experience with EMC SAN systems; practical understanding of networking - routing, subnets, DNS, DHCP, SSH, UDP, TCP, IP, & VLANs; experience providing advanced Windows desktop support; experience working in University environment; excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate complex technical problems concisely and professionally to technical and non-technical audiences; ability to handle stressful situations in a positive manner and evidence of experience in a contributive team 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.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL ADMISSIONS (Class #9340)
ADMISSIONS & ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT

POSITION: Full-time, 12-month, annually renewable position starting February 10, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.
JOB SUMMARY: The Program Director of International Admissions is responsible for the recruitment and admissions of international students; and the coordination of orientation and other international student activities on campus.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and implement the campus’s international recruitment and enrollment process (75%) including: develop a strategic marketing, recruitment, and communication plans for international students; this includes domestic and international recruitment trips; work collaboratively with the Director of International Programs on SEVIS efforts in creating I-20 documents and maintenance of new student data in SEVIS system, as well as records for non-enrolled (no-show) students and prospective students; accountable for the day-to-day correspondence with students regarding admission questions including immigration issues, and follow-up for recruitment and enrollment activities; work and communicate effective with internal and external constituents; DHS, USCIS, NAFSA, community and area organizations; manage email and letter track (communication plan) with prospective students, applicants, admitted, and confirmed students, as well as status updates; handle phone and email correspondence with prospective students and family members/friends; improve and maintain web site at international admission level; make admission decisions on first-year and transfer international applicants; prepare and maintain regular reports on all contacts with prospective students; review the applications for admissibility (meeting immigration specifications and UMC standards); assist with recruitment material development and maintenance of current materials; and assist with other duties as assigned. Coordinate the orientation and transition of internationals students to UMC (25%) including maintain confidentiality of information that is sensitive in nature, such as immigration status; coordinate the registration of classes and answer all e-mails regarding housing, immunizations, orientations, etc. prior to arrival; coordinate new student orientation at the beginning of each semester; correspond with new students welcoming them to campus; address academic and personal questions from newly admitted students; evaluate orientation program each semester to ensure that the program is meeting student needs; provide students with information on cultural adjustment and help them through the process; coordinate cultural events to aid international students in the adjustment to this culture (especially during first weeks); and prepare/disseminate pre-arrival materials.
MINIMUM QUALIFCATIONS: Bachelor’s degree; two years work experience in higher education in admissions, international student advising, or student affairs; proficient in the use of computer technology and/ or willingness to learn (Software includes Microsoft office suite; Image Now; PeopleSoft; email; calendaring); ability to demonstrate organizational and detail-oriented skills; excellent public relations skills and ability to promote UMC to prospective students; ability to develop cooperative and supportive relationships; knowledge of immigration laws and regulations regarding international students; experience in international admissions; and willingness to become a NAFSA member and to abide by the NAFSA code of ethics. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in international education or related field; foreign language skills and overseas study, work living or travel experience; knowledge of higher education systems around the world; knowledge of basics of foreign credential evaluations; excellent oral and written communication skills and cross-cultural sensitivity and presentation skills; ability to foster relationships with outside organizations including Customs and Border Patrol, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, SEVP, and Department of Homeland Security; and experience performing budget development/management functions and experience supervising the work of students.
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.


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.

BUILDING AND GROUNDS WORKER (Class #6025)
DINING SERVICES

POSITION: Part-time, 9-month position working approximately 20 hours per week in Dining Services. Hours of work will be late afternoon/early evening and weekends.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform general custodial work in buildings including cleaning bathrooms, vacuuming hallways, scrub and mop floors, clean kitchen areas, clean walls, mirrors and windows, common areas, stairways, carpet shampoo, replenish supplies, and grounds work, etc.; bag, remove garbage and recycling items; load and unload trucks, move furniture; dismantle/assemble equipment and materials; and snow shoveling around doorways and entrance areas.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to competently read, write, and understand English; and ability to lift up to fifty pounds. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in performing custodial or maintenance work and experience using some custodial equipment.
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.


RESIDENTIAL LIFE COORDINATOR
HOUSING & RESIDENTIAL LIFE

POSITION:
Full-time, 10-month position starting July 7, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.
SUMMARY: This is a live-in position in Residential Life reporting to the Director/Assistant Director for Residential Life to provide leadership and direction to a comprehensive residential program for 5 residence halls and/or apartment community housing 600-800 students. The position assists in developing and maintaining a residential environment that is conducive to the overall development of students and is supportive of the academic mission of the University and of the academic goals of students. The position assists with the educational, administrative and operational functions associated with the management of the residence hall and/or apartment community. The position provides functional supervision to Community Advisors. This position requires non-traditional working hours. Evening and weekend hours, along with some holidays, are required to effectively complete the responsibilities associated with this position. The work is performed mainly in an office setting and requires the ability to keep issues/concerns highly confidential.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Residential Education (25%) including assisting with the development and implementation of a comprehensive student development program that reflects the departmental program model for residents; supporting the planning and implementation of academic related services; assisting with student conduct hearing officers for residential life; and supporting the departmental philosophy. Supervision (25%) including participating in the selection, training, supervision and evaluation of a staff of 15-18 student Community Advisors; coordinating weekly staff meetings with the Residential Life and Security Services Director and Assistant Director; developing strategies to recruit and retain a diverse staff; and serving on evening/weekend duty rotation. Administration (20%) including assisting with the enforcement and monitoring of policies and procedures that affect the housing operations; serving as a member of the building management team that consists of the Director of residential Life/Security Services, Director of Facilities, Assistant Director of Residential life, and Dining Service Manager, Maintenance/Carpenter and Administrative Assistant; maintaining 25 office hours a week; overseeing see student staff floor program budgets; be available for all building openings/closings and all training for professional and student staff; coordinating key/fob access systems; providing direction and oversight of building operations in the absence of the Residence Director and/or the Assistant Director; and providing clerical assistance as needed. Student Engagement (15%) including advising student groups associated with the building and provide direction for building and departmental student leadership programs and initiatives; meeting regularly with the student group leaders; and coordinating recruitment of students for involvement in centrally offered leadership opportunities within the department such as: program board. Residential Life Team Member (10%) including providing leadership to an area of Residential Life through the Special Assignment opportunities; and attending weekly Residential Life Staff meetings and other departmental meetings. Liaison (5%) including working collaboratively with staff from other university departments to provide services, support and programs for the residents; serving on Housing & Residential Life and University-wide committees and task forces, and participating in recruitment and marketing activities in conjunction with the Admissions Office and represent Housing & Residential Life at various recruiting events and functions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree awarded by June 1, 2014 and knowledge of housing operations on a college campus; and ability to read, write, and understand English. The person is expected to stay in on-campus apartment on evenings and weekends, except during approved time away from campus (requiring permission at least 24 hours in advance, except in the event in an unforeseen emergency). Final job offer contingent upon receipt of official transcripts and a satisfactory background certification.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Commitment to the educational potential of residence life and demonstrated skills in the following areas: Microsoft office, communication/public speaking, organization/planning and administration. It is preferable to have at least one year of housing leadership experience in a college or university setting and an ability to demonstrate commitment to Diversity.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.


PARKING ENFORCEMENT OFFICER (Class #6047)
SECURITY SERVICES

POSITION:
Full time, 10-month position starting as soon as possible. Hours of work will vary including some nights and weekends. Primary person for the enforcement of parking regulations and traffic control on the University of Minnesota, Crookston campus. Issues citations for violations of parking ordinances and campus policy. Keep records of citations issued, testifies in traffic court or conduct committee if citation is contested. Monitors repeated offenders or flagrant violators and authorizes towing procedures. Works in traffic control situations, giving information to the public and crowd control. Other security duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduation or equivalent, experience in the area of security and traffic control. Valid driver’s license. Ability to work irregular hours, and ability to read, write and understand English. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to work well with the public and relate positively and professionally with college students. Ability to handle stressful situations.
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.

BUILDING AND GROUNDS WORKER (Class #6025)
FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

POSITION:
Full-time, 12-month position working in Facilities Management starting as soon as possible. Hours of work will be Monday-Friday.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform general custodial work in buildings including cleaning bathrooms, vacuuming hallways, scrub and mop floors, clean kitchen areas, clean walls, mirrors and windows, common areas, stairways, carpet shampoo, replenish supplies, and grounds work, etc.; bag, remove garbage and recycling items; load and unload trucks, move furniture; dismantle/assemble equipment and materials; and snow shoveling around doorways and entrance areas.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to competently read, write, and understand English; and ability to lift up to fifty pounds. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in performing custodial or maintenance work and experience using some custodial equipment.
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.


 
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