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Alumni/Foundation Phonathon

Posted: 07/25/2017

Along with wage compensation and the flexibility of evening hours, the BSU Phonathon is an excellent way to develop strong rapport building skills, confidence in overcoming objections, and mature in your ability to think quickly. BSU callers raise scholarship funds for BSU by calling alumni and sharing information about our Annual Campaign.


  • Work between 6 and 12 hours per week (from 6:00-9:00pm)
  • Be a goodwill ambassador for Bemidji State University
  • Attend all mandatory-training sessions
  • Arrive promptly to all assigned shifts and follow policies/procedures

Reports to:   Director of Annual Giving


  • Demonstrated excellence in oral communications skills 
  • Successful candidates must be enthusiastic about Bemidji State University and well-informed about the campus and current happenings
  • Good general computer skills/knowledge
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Good command of the English language


Calling Team members will be evaluated on their attendance, oral communication skills, fundraising and recruitment performance.

The Bemidji State University Calling Center hours are:  Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. The calling center will operate throughout the entire academic year.  Calling will not be scheduled for holidays, semester breaks, or during finals.

To apply:  Contact Jana Wolff  (755-2872) for more information.


Athletics - Event Managment

Posted: 9/26/17

We are looking for potential Bucky the Beaver Mascots for all sports at Bemidji State! This is a paid position. We are looking for all DII sports and Men’s and Women’s Hockey! You must have an enthusiastic attitude and be willing to work weekends. Goon physical conditioning and an athletic background are a plus! For Men’s and Women’s Hockey you should have a good Hockey background and be a very good ice skater. If interested please contact Tim Bellew by email only!


Athletics – Student Equipment Manager – Men’s & Women’s Hockey

Posted: 8/15/2017

Job Description:

Beaver hockey is seeking student equipment managers to fulfill a variety of duties: laundry services, general cleaning such as vacuuming and mopping, preparation for practices and games, preparing the locker room, basic inventory and restocking, and assist visiting teams, officials, and game day staff. A general knowledge of skate sharpening, riveting, sewing, and repair work is needed; but on-site training will be provided.  Student equipment managers MUST be willing to travel with the women’s team and work all weekends for the duration of the hockey season.

This position is ideal for a student interested in becoming a hockey equipment manager, and is a great opportunity to learn hands on what is takes to manage a hockey club.

Requirements: organized, self-motivated, great awareness skills, basic knowledge of hockey equipment, good communication skills with players and staff, willingness to learn new things, ability to think outside the box, passion for the game of hockey, and available for a variety of different shifts such as afternoon practices, weekend games, and/or evening laundry.

If interested, please contact Toby Palmiscno, (218) 755-2707 or


Athletic Media Relations Student Assistants

Posted: 7/25/17

The BSU Office of Athletic Media Relations is seeking students with a passion and knowledge of sports to help in the coverage and publicity of the University’s 15 varsity athletic programs in 2017-18.

Requirements: Self-motivated students must possess a broad knowledge of sports, good written and verbal communication skills, ability to manage projects, research skills, ability to work evening and weekend hours, experience shooting video and knowledge of social/new media methods. Should have working knowledge of some or all of the software within in the Adobe Creative Cloud.

Duties: Student assistants will be asked to complete historical research projects using University archives, write weekly previews, feature stories, recaps, compose biographical information, perform data entry projects, contribute to athletic social media accounts, interview student-athletes and coaches, edit/shoot videos, design static images and GIFs, update and maintain, staff assigned home athletic events, Calculate in-game statistics, distribute box scores to appropriate individuals during and post-contest, assist with weekly and post-game press conferences, with other duties as assigned.

Contact: Brad Folkestad, 755-4603, PE 225 with any questions.

To apply for any of the above position, please send a resume to Brad Folkestad, Associate Director of Athletics for Communications and Marketing, at


Campus Recreation

Posted: 8/2/17

The Department of Campus Recreation is currently accepting applications for student employment for Intramural Officials.  Interested students can contact Intramural Coordinator Cole Grandgenett at 218-755-4141 or for more questions or to receive an application.  Past experience is not necessary though preferred however training will occur prior to each sport offering.  Students can also still participate in the intramural program.  Some examples of sports that officials will be needed – flag football, volleyball, basketball, hockey, dodgeball, softball, soccer and other misc offerings.  


Honors Program & Center for Professional Development

POSITION PURPOSE:  Perform as an office assistant to Directors and staff by providing support to the Honors Program and Liberal Education programs.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Monitoring both mid and end of semester reviews
  • Typing and calculating data
  • Answering phones
  • Photocopying and running errands
  • Cataloging and filing materials
  • Typing documents for distribution to faculty and staff
  • Providing students with basic information on Honors Programs and Liberal Education programs
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Assisting with layout and story creation of program(s) newsletter
  • Supervise Honors Lecture Series


  • Skills in word processing and spreadsheet creation/management sufficient to use software such as Microsoft Word and Excel to prepare documents for distribution to faculty and staff
  • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently, both verbally and in writing to provide prompt, courteous, and accurate information to students, faculty and staff in person, on the phone, through email and other written correspondence while maintaining a professional demeanor. 
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Information:  Work study or payroll students may apply.  Please contact Jennifer Baumann at 218-755-3984 with any questions about the position.   To apply, please email your resume to .


Integrated Media Department

The Integrated Media Department is looking for students to work in a variety of jobs. You can gain professional experience and have fun working for student media.

No experience necessary. We will train you.



Work-study and regular payroll jobs to run TV equipment during TV-17 sports broadcasts. KBSU Sports is seeking production assistants to help out with broadcasting all BSU home football, basketball and hockey games. 

No experience necessary, we will train you. Jobs include: camera operators, computer graphics, technical direction, video editing, set-up prior to the game and also take-down after the game.  Games are on Fridays and Saturdays at BSU and the Sanford Center.



Radio sales person – Work- study or regular payroll position.  (Plus Paid 15% commission on collections) Job requires you to see clients for radio sales. We will train you. Must have the ability to talk to people and keep records.



TV sales person – Work-study or regular payroll position.  (Plus Paid 15% commission on collections) Job requires you to see clients for TV sales. We will train you.  Must have the ability to talk to people and keep records.  



Looking for a student who would like to add a job sales position to their resume. The position requires you to stop by Bemidji area business to share our media kits with them, and let them know about advertising opportunities with KBSU-TV, FM-90 Radio and the Northern Student. Position requires a self starter who is comfortable meeting new people.

Contact:  Valica Boudry—755-3904, Deputy 246,, for more information.


Marketing Assistance and Research Solutions (MARS) Student Researcher

Posted: 7/25/2017

Reports to:       Director, Marketing Assistance and Research Solutions (MARS)

Supervises:      Non-supervisory

Function:         Conduct applied marketing research for MARS clients

Job Summary:

Rate:  $10 per hour


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Arrives to work on time for scheduled hours
  • Dresses appropriately for all work hours
  • Works well in teams and autonomously
  • Conduct professional work from the MARS center (Mayflower building)
  • Communicate regularly with teammates, the Director and clients
  • Conduct team discussions
  • When appropriate, lead projects
  • Read the MRA Code of conduct
  • Complete the CITI IRB training and certification
  • Work with the client and director to determine the most appropriate research approach
  • Prepare proposals
  • Prepare Institutional Review Board applications
  • Prepare questionnaires
  • Conduct telephone surveys
  • Conduct internet surveys
  • Conduct mail surveys
  • Conduct focus groups
  • Conduct feasibility studies
  • Conduct needs assessments
  • Write research reports
  • Construct questionnaires and discussion guides
  • Use the discussion guides and questionnaires
  • Graph survey and focus group data and other results
  • Create crosstabs to assist in data analysis
  • Prepare formal research reports
  • Prepare and make formal presentation (frequently at the client’s location)
  • Works on creative marketing campaigns (may include, but not limited to: social media marketing, developing marketing collateral (i.e. banners, posters, brochures, etc.), and more
  • When appropriate, students evaluate research results, the current environment and make recommendations
  • Appraise own work at the conclusion of each project

Physical Demands:

  • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing
  • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations
  • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching
  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights
  • Requires the ability to drive and hold a valid driver’s license

Education and Experience:

  • Currently enrolled at Bemidji State University
  • Junior or senior student in good academic standing
  • Completed or currently taking BUAD 4467: Marketing Research

Minimum Skills, Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must possess skills or the ability and openness to quickly develop skills in marketing research
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to ethics standards
  • Advanced computer skills, particularly with the Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Ability to foster a collaborative, professional, client-oriented working environment
  • Demonstrated record of initiative, problem solving, and adaptability
  • Strong listening, communication, and collaboration skills

Desired Skills, Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Proficiency in marketing research
  • Demonstrated proficiency with electronic and printed reference materials
  • Strong analytical skills, including expertise in research and analysis of data

Cover Letter/Resume, Inquiries and Interest Should be Expressed to:

Dr. Kelly La Venture, Director of Marketing Assistance & Research Solutions


Multiple openings beginning August 2015 through May 2016.


Marketing Assistance & Research Solutions (MARS)

Posted: 7/25/17

Graphic Designer –

Here’s your opportunity to create a product catalog for a client!

  1. Create a catalog design, concept, and sample layout based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.
  2. Determine size and arrangement of illustrative catalog design and copy, and select style and size of type.
  3. Mark up, paste, and assemble final layout to prepare layout for printer.
  4. As needed for the project, print charts, graphs, illustrations, and other artwork, using computer.
  5. Review final layout and suggest improvements as needed.
  6. Confer with client to discuss and determine layout design.
  7. Coordinate schedules, photoshoots, and meetings with client, photographer, and supervisor as related to the catalog project.

Interested students should contact MARS Director, Dr. Kelly La Venture immediately. She is reachable in-person: M132 or the MARS office (102 1st Street W, Suite 102 – in the Mayflower Building near Giovanni’s Pizza); phone: 218.755.4404; email:


Mass Communication

Posted: 7/25/17

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


Nursing Department

Job Description: General office duties include greeting visitors and answering phones in a busy office; working on computers using Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher; photocopying; scanning; filing; running errands; light housekeeping; other duties as assigned.  

Requires: Great organizational skills and the ability to initiate and complete tasks; attention to details/accuracy; good customer service skills; computer experience; ability to learn quickly, multi-task and work independently. 

Hours: Minimum of 8 hours/week preferred, during the office hours of 8-4:30, M-F.

To Apply: Complete a Student Worker Application found on the Nursing website or in the Nursing Department office on the second floor of Bensen Hall.

Contact: Tracy Goodwin,, 755-3860, Bensen 220


Public Safety Officer

Posted: 7/25/2017

The Department of Public Safety is currently in the process of hiring student officers to begin employment Fall 2017.

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), 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: Aaron Ebbighausen – 218-755-3888



Posted: 7/25/17

Job Description:

Ticket sellers needed for athletic and cultural activities on campus.  Must be willing to work evenings and weekends, be punctual and accurate, and interact well with the public.  This position includes selling various tickets at different prices while working at a fast pace.   Math and computer skills are essential.  Number of hours depends on activities held on campus, each event lasting between two to four hours. 

Contact Sharon in the Cashier Office:

Deputy Hall 202, Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM



TRIO/Student Support Services - Peer Tutors

TRIO/Student Support Services is seeking students to tutor other college students in the TRIO program. Tutors are not required to know everything about a subject but must have a desire to help other students learn how to study course material and understand it.  Tutoring is done on a one-on-one basis or in small groups of up to 3 students taking the same class.  Training is provided.


  • Be a sophomore, junior or senior taking at least 6 credits. 
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8
  • Have received an A or B in the class(es) tutoring, or
  • Be a math education major or have a strong background in math for tutoring math courses.
  • Have good oral communication skills, a positive attitude, and patience.
  • Be self-motivated and dependable.

Hours vary and work with the tutor’s schedule.  All tutoring is done in public spaces on the BSU campus.

Applications are available at

or in the TRIO office in Decker Hall 240.

Contact Linda Wolf at 755-2222 or at for more information.

TRIO Upward Bound


Upward Bound is searching for mentors to be role models for area high schools to provide a bridge between potential first generation high school students and the college experience. Mentors will be in communication with students twice a month via phone and/or Facebook messenger and will meet in person with mentees once a month on BSU campus. 


  • Interest in working with high school students
  • Excellent oral communication skills, positive attitude and patience for working with diverse group of students
  • Evening availability twice a month, Saturday availability once a month

Applications are available at:


TRIO Upward Bound-Tutors

Upward Bound is searching for tutors to travel to area high schools to assist program participants following the school day. Tutors will be comfortable tutoring high school math and science, but help required will be determined by individual student needs and may require other subjects.


  • Applicants must be willing to drive university vehicles and have a valid driver’s license
  • Interest in working with high school students
  • Comfort with high school math and science
  • Excellent oral communication skills, positive attitude and patience for working with students

Due to school schedules and to allow time for travel, tutors will need to have availability between 1:00 and 7:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays (days and times within those days vary and exact schedule will be determined upon hire).

Applications are available at:

Questions: Please contact Leah Girard, Upward Bound Associate Director,, 218-755-3334 or Decker Hall 247. 







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