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School Year - 9:30am-3:00pm
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Regular Payroll

Academic Technology Assistant

Job Description:

The Academic Technology Center supports audio visual technology in the classrooms and meeting spaces across campus.  The position includes video recording classes and campus events, video editing and duplication, providing audio visual support for events held on campus, and responding to support calls for help with classroom equipment.

The ATC Assistant position requires excellent customer service skills and reliability along with an interest in developing technical and troubleshooting skills.  You must be able to lift up to 20 pounds.  Scheduling is flexible and requires some evening and weekend hours as well as daytime hours. We will train on specific technology used on campus.  Preference will be given to freshmen and sophomores.

If interested contact Geri Olson at 218-755-2759.


Athletics - Event Management Student Leads & Supervisors

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. Contact Tim Bellew if interested at 755-4108.


Athletics - Bucky the Beaver Mascot

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! Contact Tim Bellew if interested at 755-4108.


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:

Career Services

Student worker position opening

Graphic design/marketing student :

Create marketing materials for various events our office sponsors- job fairs, workshops, on-campus fairs, etc.  Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and In Design a must.  General computer skills and the ability to learn new skills are essential along with working in a team environment.  Attention to detail and communication / telephone skills are mandatory.

Contact Information:

Angela Schmidt,, 755-2405 or stop by Career Services, Sattgast Hall 207 for additional information and / or to obtain an application.


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



Position: OCM Student Video Crew (2 positions available) Date Posted:

Job Description:

The faculty, staff and students at Bemidji State University have stories to tell, and BSU's Office of Communications and Marketing (OCM) is seeking two student workers who possess skills or interest in video production to help us share those stories with the world.

Our video students report to the associate director of communications and marketing and are responsible for shooting, editing and producing video content that we use in a variety of different channels, including but not limited to the BSU website and social media channels such as YouTube, Vimeo, Twitter and Facebook. Our video students also occasionally have assignments to shoot classes, presentations and other on-campus events or activities so the OCM can add stock footage to its library for future use.

Requirements: You should have an interest in the end-to-end process of producing video content, from gathering footage to delivering a final video, and you should have an interest in how that process supports the news and marketing functions of the university. You should have an interest in meeting new people and talking to them about what makes their work interesting and worth sharing with others.

We would prefer you to have existing skills with video editing and production; we use Final Cut Pro X for Macs, but in the past our students have also used Adobe Premiere or iMovie. You also should know or be willing to learn how to use some cloud services like Dropbox and Trello. Mostly, we want someone willing to learn, have fun and produce good work.

Contact: Val Mason, 755-2041, Deputy Hall 325 OR Andy Bartlett, 755-2041, Deputy Hall 327


Professional Education

Posted 1/6/15

TYPE OF POSITION: Assistantship in Professional Education for Dr. James Mastro

SALARY:   Standard Student Worker Rate ($8-9/hour)

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: 2013-2014 Academic Year



  • Prepare updated syllabi and quizzes for the courses Dr. Mastro teaches
  • Read mail and textbooks that are not available on audiocassette, along with student work and other items.
  • Prepare contracts, registrations, and other paperwork for the Northern Plains Visions of Sport Camp (NPVSC).
  • Research and prepare purchases for NPVSC (equipment, brochures, flyers, misc. items).
  • Fulfill duties of Assistant Coordinator for NPVSC
  • Co-writing of grants and articles
  • General organizing and filing of office papers.
  • Communications (letter writing/email).
  • Assist in grading student work.
  • Assist in communications with students.
  • Drive to conferences and other destinations
  • Be computer literate and have good understanding of the internet
  • Any other assigned duties to assist Dr. Mastro.


  • Must be admitted to Bemidji State University
  • Position must have an academic component (teaching/scholarship)
  • In order to drive on behalf of BSU, in an assigned university vehicle or a personal vehicle, the staff member must possess a valid Minnesota Class D driver’s license.
  • The employee should demonstrate a knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations.
  • Add other qualifications as they pertain to your specific area

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Send letter of application, vita, and the names and phone numbers of three (3) references. (Persons writing letters of reference should be advised of Minnesota's open record law, which can make such letters available to applicants upon request.)

APPLY TO:     Dr. James Mastro, Department of Professional Education                 

Bemidji State University, 1500 Birchmont Drive NE # 35, Bemidji, MN 56601-2699. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. James Mastro.  E-mail:


Public Safety Officer

The Department of Public Safety is currently in the process of hiring student officers to begin employment spring 2015 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


Student Center for Health & Counseling

Location:  Bemidji State University, Cedar Hall

Supervisor:  Kristi Reiplinger       

Job Title:  Student Worker/Receptionist

Purpose of Job:  To assist in the daily operation of the Student Center for Health & Counseling.

General Requirements:  Normal work hours (week days).  Ability to undertake and understand the importance of routine daily procedures while maintaining a good working relationship with students and staff.  Strict confidentiality of all records and data pertaining to clients must be kept. 

Duties and Responsibilities:  General reception duties (greeting clients upon entrance to the Clinic taking phone messages, making appointments); filing; running errands; assisting in the Health Education area and assisting with other miscellaneous assignments/events.  The applicant must be able to manage multiple tasks and pay attention to detail.

Equipment Routinely Used:  Telephone, Computer, photocopier, Fax machine, scanner, shredder.

Working Conditions:  The student employee must have the ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty and staff and be capable of handling urgent situations when they present.  Work hours vary from day to day depending upon the availability of the student.  Office hours are 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday when classes are in session.

Contact Kristi Reiplinger, Student Center for Health & Counseling at 218-755-2053, by email at or you can stop by the Student Center for Health & Counseling located in Cedar, first floor to pick up an application.


Technical Support Customer 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.

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 with copy of Spring schedule.

Any questions,  please email Melissa at marneson@bemidjistate,edu or call 755-3777


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.
































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