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Summer - 7:30am-4pm

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School Year - 9:30am-3:00pm
Summer - 9:30am-3:00pm


Regular Payroll


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

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

   Requirements: Self motivated students must possess a broad knowledge of sport, excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to manage projects, research skills, ability to work weekend hours, experience shooting video and knowledge of blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and other social/new media methods.     
   Duties: Student assistants will be asked to write feature stories, compose biographical information, write event recaps, maintain athletic blogs, interview student-athletes and coaches, edit/shoot videos, update and staff home athletic events, complete historical research projects using University archives, perform data entry projects, with other duties as assigned?      
     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:


Campus Recreation

Position: Department of Campus Recreation is now accepting applications for Intramural Officials.  Student officials are responsible for team registrations, game set-up/take-down, officiating, and scorekeeping in a variety of sports, with the opportunity for advancement in areas of league management and supervisory experience.  Officiating experience preferred, sport experience required.
Hours: Monday-Thursday evenings and some Sundays.       Start Date: When available.
Applications: Rec Center front desk or at
Contact: Trista Little, BSU Intramural Sports Coordinator;  (218) 755-4141


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, assist with WCHA Final Face-Off Tournament hosted by Bemidji State, and other misc. tasks assigned by equipment manager.
Hours: January 2014 to April 2014; schedule will vary: 5-20 hours per week, afternoons, evenings, and possibly weekends.


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 to begin employment Spring 2014.  
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
Tenure:    The helpdesk is staffed throughout the entire year, including summers.  
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


TRiO/Student Support Services - Peer Tutors

TRiO/Student Support Services is seeking students to tutor TRiO participants. 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
o    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 Application Form(1).pdf
or in the TRiO office on the lower level of Sanford Hall

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



























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