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Athletics - Football Student Video Coordinator

Position: Student Video Coordinator for Football Program - work study eligible preferred.  Must be able to work 3-6pm each day and some weekend work will be required.  This is a position that can gain more responsibility as the worker becomes part of the program.  If available for the start of camp on August 14th, room and board during camp can be provided. 
Contact: Eric Medberry, Offensive Coordinator, BSU Football (218-755-3770)


Athletic Media Relations

Position: Student Video Assistant
Job Description:

The BSU Office of Athletic Media Relations is seeking students with a passion and knowledge of sport who possess video skills to help in the coverage and publicity of the University’s 15 varsity athletic programs. 

The video student assistant will report to the Athletic Media Relations Director and will be responsible for video content for both the athletic department website ( and its web streamed events, as well as its social media entities on, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, etc.

This individual will be charged with capturing game highlights from various home events throughout the year, and then packaging them together for use on the department website, as well as social media channels. They will also be responsible for managing the department’s live web stream events, including, setup, takedown, as well as monitoring and contributing to social media in game. This individual will also be responsible for a number of video projects in support of the department’s end of the year banquet. Additional duties such as developing feature stories, content for video boards or other video/media needs may be assigned.

Requirements: Proficiency in the operation of video/lighting equipment including cameras and editing software, self-motivated, good written and verbal communication skills, ability to manage projects, research skills, ability to work weekend hours, experience shooting video, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other social/new media methods.

Contact: Brad Folkestad, 755-4603, PE203


Call Center Representative

The BSU Call Center Representatives raise scholarship funds for BSU by calling alumni and asking them to make a gift to the Lakeside Fund, the general scholarship fund. The Call Center utilizes computerized calling terminals and is located in the lower level of the David Park House (BSU Foundation).
Call Center Representatives serve an important role as the primary point of contact between BSU and a large portion of our alumni, therefore it is critical that they serve as positive ambassadors of BSU.

•    Work between 6 and 12 hours per week.
•    Effectively communicate with alumni of BSU to encourage giving to the Lakeside Fund.
•    Be a goodwill ambassador for Bemidji State University.
•    Attend all mandatory-training sessions.
•    Arrive promptly to all assigned calling sessions and follow all policies/procedures of the BSU Call Center.

Reports to:       Director of Annual Giving
Tenure:    The calling center will operate throughout the entire academic year.  Calling will not be scheduled for holidays, semester breaks and for the weeks of finals.
Qualifications:    Working with the Calling Team requires demonstrated excellent oral communications skills.  Successful candidates will be enthusiastic about Bemidji State University and be knowledgeable about the campus and current happenings.

Calling team members should have general computer skills and be comfortable working with computers.  An ability to quickly learn new skills is essential.  Good command of the English language is also required
Evaluation:    Calling Team members will be evaluated on their attendance, oral communication skills, and fund raising and recruitment performance.
Hours:   The Bemidji State University Calling Center hours are:  Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights from 6PM – 9PM

To apply:  e-mail Lisa Hofstad  (755-2872) for an application:

Central Receiving/Stores

The hours available to work are between 7:15 to 4:00 Monday thru Friday. These positions will be assisting the staff in central receiving with checking in and delivering freight as well as some cleaning of the warehouse.  The students should have a driver’s license in order to apply for these positons. The position will also involve checking in supplies and putting them away in the correct place in the warehouse and filing of paper work.  The applicant needs to be physically fit(there is some heavy lifting involved)good with numbers and a detail orientated type of person.

If interested please contact Rita Vincent at 755-2885.


English Language Center at BSU

The English Language Center at BSU (ELCB) is looking for one or two students for the following hours and duties for the fall 14 semester:

From August 15 to August 25

Duties: This person will be the main contact person for ELC B students (the most 5 students only). This person will also assist the ELCB students regarding airport pickups, dorm room check-ins, hotel arrangements, if the dorm is not ready, orientation, shopping trips, and other ELCB student needs.

Hours: flexible, needed when students arrive, including weekends.

From August 25 to the end of the fall semester

Duties: This person will serve as an English language tutor for 1.5 hours per day on M, W and F (excluding holidays and the finals week); this person will also organize local trips and activities for the ELCB students (details to be discussed and finalized).

Tutoring Hours: flexible, either 4:00 to 5:30 or 6:00 to 7:30

Activity hours: to be discussed and finalized—will be flexible

Note:  Persons taking the job must be BSU students and have a valid MN driver’s license and a good driving record.  The position also requires good English language skills.


Equipment Manager, Men’s and Women’s Hockey

Where: Sanford Center Equipment Room
Supervisor: Toby Palmiscno, Athletic Equipment Manager, Men’s and Women’s Hockey
Job Description: Duties include, but not limited to, laundry services, general cleaning in Bemidji State hockey wing, assist equipment manager with packing for away games, visitor locker room set-up, game day operations, stick and equipment inventory, and other misc. tasks assigned by equipment manager.
Hours: September 2014 to April 2015; schedule will vary: 5-20 hours per week, afternoons, evenings, game weekends, and possibly Sunday evening.

Grounds Maintenance

Position - Grounds Worker

Job Duties:

Raking leaves, shoveling snow, picking trash.

If interested contact Rich Moen at 755-2060.


Mass Communication

Job Opening: Mass Communication will have openings for equipment checkout workers and students to work sports video and radio station jobs again this year.
Contact: Roger Paskvan, Deputy 215L, 755-3903


Public Safety Officer

The Department of Public Safety is currently in the process of hiring student officers.  
This employment opportunity is a great resume builder regardless of field, offers a diverse working experience, and gives students an opportunity to help provide a safe and secure learning environment for the Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College communities.
An application can be obtained at the Department of Public Safety office located in the lower level of Walnut Hall or via the Internet at  Simply go to the About tab, select the Student Employment tab from below, and click the “download an application here” link that is provided on that page.  The application can be submitted to the Department of Public Safety office via person, mail (The Department of Public Safety, 1500 Birchmont Dr. NE, Box #33, Bemidji, MN 56601-2699), fax (218-755-2350) or e-mail (
Minimum requirements include: Enrolled for a minimum of six credits, GPA of at least 2.0 or higher, no criminal history (background checks are conducted), and a valid driver’s license.

Contact: Alissa Carlson - 218-755-3888 or Jeff Sillerud – 218-755-3888


Technical Support Software and Hardware Specialist

•    Work between 10 and 20 hours per week.
•    Effectively communicate with faculty, staff and students.
•    Provide phone and hands-on technical support to faculty, staff and students on a variety of software and hardware issues with the prime emphasis on troubleshooting and problem solving
Reports to:       Student Manager
Qualifications:    Excellent customer service skills. General computer skills and be comfortable working with computers.  An ability to quickly learn new skills is essential.  Good command of the English language is also required.
Hours:   Tech Support hours are Monday – Thursday 7:30-5:00 p.m. and Friday 7:30 to 4:30 p.m.
To apply:  Pick up application at the front desk in Tech Support in Deputy 161. Return to Melissa Arneson when completed.
Any questions,  please email Melissa Arneson or call 755-3777


Women’s Studies-Gender Studies

Position requires ability to work independently, ability to seek information needed to complete tasks, ability to follow through with task completion. 

Specific skills required for position:         

      • computer literacy and basic skills (MS Word)
      • English language proficiency
      • high level of reading comprehension and writing skills
      • organizational and communication skills  
      • willingness to be ‘smart room’ trained
      • ability to meet deadlines
      • eligible for work/study position

Additional criteria which would be an asset to applicants:
      • comfortable in social settings and groups
      • basic graphic design capabilities
      • interest in gender issues 
The successful candidate will enjoy flexible hours and variable work load (leaving time for study). This position is for the Fall 2014 semester with possibility of continuance through Spring semester.

To apply, please email Dr. Carla Norris-Raynbird, WSGS Director (Interim) at:  

Include your contact information and a short paragraph describing your skills and your interest in gender studies work.






























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