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360 Center of Excellence


Accepting applications for Fall 2016

Work study or payroll student workers may apply.

Position: Marketing and Communications  

360, a manufacturing-based center of excellence led by Bemidji State University, is seeking a student worker to support marketing and communications for 360’s programs.

This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in pursuing a career in marketing, communications, and/or public relations while learning about the exciting, high-tech industry of advanced manufacturing. You will gain real-world experience working independently and on a team.

The following is a potential list of projects and tasks that a student can expect to take on:

  • Design monthly newsletters.
  • Assist with website content development and maintenance
  • Work with social media
  • Help with special events and robotics camps as needed
  • Manage mailings and dissemination of resources
  • Marketing research (e.g. statistics, social media platforms, etc.)
  • Proofread and help write press releases, articles, etc.

Design skills/Knowledge of Adobe software are a plus!

This position may be used as an internship. Other benefits include scheduling work hours around your class schedule, possible employment throughout your studies at BSU, work on campus, and real-world experience.

Please contact Jessica Gehrke, 360 Communications Specialist, at 218-755-2209 or with any questions about the position. To apply, please email your resume to Jessica Gehrke at


Alumni/Foundation Phonathon

Posted: 11/29/2016

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 - Bucky the Beaver Mascot

Posted: 8/16/2016

Now Hiring students for Bucky the Beaver Mascot. Must be outgoing and willing to interact in a positive manner with children and the public attending BSU Athletic Contests. We are also looking for students who can Ice skate and are willing to work Men’s and Women’s Hockey at the Sanford Center as Bucky the Beaver! The positions are available for both Student Work Study or Student Payroll! Meeting on Thursday August 25 at 9pm in the Beaver Pride Room located in the PE Building next to the John Glas Fieldhouse. Requires availability on weekends!!


Athletics - Event Management

Posted: 8/16/2016

Event Management workers for Athletics! Hiring Ushers, Program Sellers,  Security, Scoreboard Operators, Announcers, etc.. for BSU Beaver athletic events. Must have some experience with High School or College Athletics either as a player or worker. Hiring for Work Study or Payroll Positions! Meeting for hiring on Thursday August 25 at 9pm in the Beaver Pride Room which is located in the PE Building next to the John Glas Fieldhouse!! Sports included: Football, Volleyball, Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Hockey, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Indoor Track and Field and other events as needed. Requires availability on weekends!!


Event Management Student Leads and Supervisors for Athletic Contests! Looking for highly motivated student workers who wish to be in a supervisory role. These Student workers are involved in the planning, marketing, set up, supervision of working staff and work directly with our Event Manager and Director of Athletics. Positions available for all sports! The positions available are for either Student Work Study or Student Payroll. Meeting on Thursday August 25 at 9pm in the Beaver Pride Room located in the PE Building next to the John Glas Fieldhouse. Requires availability on weekends!!


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


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

Posted: 3/30/2016

Job Description:

Beaver hockey is seeking two to three 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. 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.

One student equipment manager will travel to all road games with the women’s hockey team; he or she will need knowledge in skate sharpening, riveting, sewing, repairing, and must be organized.

Requirements: passion for the game of hockey, self-motivated, basic knowledge of hockey equipment, good communication skills with players and staff, willingness to learn new things, 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


Central Receiving

Posted: 10/20/16

The job involves checking in and putting away freight, helping with receiving freight, taking physical inventory, filing paperwork delivering freight to campus offices and other assigned duties. We would prefer students that have morning hours available, at least for this semester.

Students should apply in person at the Central Receiving office(the building across from the Oak parking lot). They can call me at 755-2885 with questions or if they need directions.


Marketing Assistance and Research Solutions (MARS) Student Researcher

Posted: 8/9/2016

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

Supervises:      Non-supervisory

Function:         Conduct applied marketing research for MARS clients

Job Summary:  2016 MARS FLYER

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.


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

Posted: 12/2/2016

The Department of Public Safety is currently in the process of hiring student officers to begin employment spring 2016 with the opportunity for full time hours during the summer.

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


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 207 Sattgast Hall.

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


Upward Bound

Posted: 9/15/2016

Upward Bound is seeking tutors to work with area high school students. The ideal candidate is strong in mathematics and/or science and has an interest in working with high school students from diverse backgrounds.

Upward Bound is a federally funded program housed at BSU that seeks to help low-income, potential first-generation high school students graduate and go on to college. A key service we provide is after-school tutoring. Once per week, a BSU college student will travel to a target school and tutor students after school lets out. Tutors must be willing to drive a university vehicle to area high schools up to forty miles away and must be confident driving in winter weather—if school is on, we tutor.

This is a payroll position. You must have availability after 2pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or some combination, possess a valid driver’s license, and be able to pass a criminal background check.

Interested Applicants should enquire by contacting Zach Olson at or by calling 218-755-2108. We are looking to make immediate hires and move forward with training.











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