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Work Study 

A.C. Clark Library

Contact Information: Mary Leuthard 218-755-2956
Brief Job Description:
CIRCULATION
The A. C. Clark Library is seeking conscientious, service-oriented, and responsible students who would enjoy working with library borrowers in a service capacity at the library’s circulation desk for fall semester, August 25 – December 19, 2014.
General Requirements:
Must be dependable, prompt, alert, and follow directions and procedures well, and commit to keeping scheduled work hours. The work schedule will include working days, evening hours, and periodically working some weekend hours.  Each student assistant will be expected to work some hours in the last days of the final examination periods. Usually students in this position work between 10-25 hours a week and must be able to work both independently and as part of a team in a service environment.  Individual duties will require computer use, attention to detail, good interpersonal and communication skills, good judgment, and self-reliance.
Duties and Responsibilities: Typical duties are opening and closing of the library, checking library materials out and in and retrieving and re-shelving library items located at the circulation desk.  
To apply:  Library student applications can be picked up at the Circulation Desk or via the link  http://www.bemidjistate.edu/library/forms/Library_Student_Employment_App.pdf.   Complete the application, indicating “Circulation” as your choice of work area. Turn in your application at the Circulation Desk or email it to Mary Leuthard.   Applicants must verify that they are enrolled for fall semester courses and are eligible to receive work study dollars.
 

Academic General Maintenance Workers

Job Description: Student workers needed for general maintenance work in the academic buildings.  Regular payroll or work study eligible and flexible afternoon hours. 
Contact: Dan Statton, Memorial Hall #101, 755-2062

 

Academic General Maintenance Worker

Dependable persons needed to assist with residence hall cleaning operations.  Duties may include such things as linens, moving things, bed assembly, vacuuming, cleaning, sweeping, mopping, and trash removal.   Full or part time and flexible hours are available. Please contact Department of Student and Residential Life at 218-755-3750.  Applications are available at the Department of Residential Life in Walnut Hall.

 

America Reads & America Counts Program – Lincoln Elem School

America Reads is a program designed to ensure that every child will read independently and on grade level by the time they leave the third grade.  America Counts provides help and personal attention for students in need of extra assistance in mastering the fundamentals of mathematics in elementary school.  BSU students will be eligible to tutor grades K-5 for both programs.

Please contact:  Jason Luksik, Principal, Lincoln Elem School, 333-3250

 

Athletic Media Relations

Position: Student Video Assistant
Date Posted 7/22/14
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 (www.bsubeavers.com) 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

 

Bemidji Schools Community Education – After School Program Staff and Tutors

Activity Assistants:
Several positions are available which involve working with elementary children after school from approximately 2:30 - 5:45 pm on school days.  Activity Assistants supervise and engage kids in a variety of enriching activities such as crafts, gym activities, computer, art, board games, homework assistance and reading at one of the seven ISD 31 elementary schools.  Prefer those who can work five days a week, but other options are also available.  This is an opportunity to hone group management skills while building positive relationships with children.  Most openings available in early August and January.
American Reads/America Counts Tutor:
An outstanding job opportunity is available to current work-study eligible students who are seeking a degree related to children. These tutors will assist children in the Kids & Company afterschool program with a variety of academic related activities such as homework completion, improving reading and math skills, reading to children and or listening to them read, or playing academic games.  Various weekdays are available.
Contact Person:   Susan Shelquist, phone 333-3284, ext. 309 email sac@bemidjicommunityed.com.   
**E-mail is the best method with our department - please make sure to check your e-mail account for a response**
 

 

Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji Area

The Boys & Girls Club is an afterschool youth development facility about four blocks from the BSU campus that is virtually free to all youth.  In Bemidji, we typically serve 90-150 youth per day with about 60% elementary and 40% middle school/high school.  Our goal is to help youth become productive, caring and responsible citizens through offering them a fun place to go that is safe, where there are supportive adults, who offer lots of opportunities as well as set expectations for success and recognize youth for their achievements large or small.
If this sounds like an environment that you would like to be a part of, please read below and inquire with Karl Mork, Impact & Administrative Director, at 218-444-4171 or preferably by email at kmork@paulbunyan.net.  Interviews and hiring is all done on a first come first serve basis, and this list will be updated as positions become filled.    
    
Position: Member Services
Job description:
    Work study position would involve assisting members signing in and out, answering phones, and assisting parents coming to pick up their kids.  The Club works to provide youth with opportunities and expectation for success as well as to develop a sense of belonging, usefulness, competence, and influence in every child. Students who are interested in human services, education or just like working with youth, working at the Club can be terrific real life experience.  
Requirements:
    A background check is a pre-requisite for employment. Preferred skills in an applicant include: task orientated, ability to multi-task, organized, personable, positive, patient, helpful, and communicative.   Students would be expected to work approximately 10-15 hours a week between 2:30pm.-6:00p.m. M-F.

Position: Technology Coordinator
Job Description:
     Work study position would involve planning, implementing & maintaining the technological infrastructure of the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area.  Working under the direction of the Impact & Administrative Director applicants will be expected to be able to solve software problems (Windows OS), install software including operating systems, build new workstations from components, provide basic tech support for troubled workstations & networks, and investigate & make recommendations for technological infrastructure improvements at the Club.  May be asked to teach kids and other staff technology skills.
Requirements:
    A background check is a pre-requisite for employment.  Preferred skills in an applicant include: Prior technology experience or proficiency, patient, inquisitor nature, a learner, ability to multi-task, organized, positive, enthusiastic, and ability to positively discipline. Students would be expected to work approximately 8-12 hours a weekly with scheduled hours and on-call hours. 

Position: Middle School & High School Tutor
Job Description:
    Work study position would involve assisting, guiding, and encouraging teen members to strive for their best academically by studying and doing homework with them whenever needed. The Club works to provide youth with opportunities and expectation for success as well as to develop a sense of belonging, usefulness, competence, and influence in every child.  Students who are interested in human services, education, or just like working with youth, working at the Club would be a terrific real life experience.
Requirements:
    A background check is a pre-requisite for employment.  Preferred skills in an applicant include: Prior tutoring experience, teaching skills, patience, positive, perseverance, encouraging, love of learning, knowledge of developmental characteristics & friendly.  Students would be expected to work approximately 8-12 hours a week between the hours of 2:30p.m.-7:00p.m. M-F.

Position: Middle School Teen Coordinator
Job Description:
     Work study position would involve planning, implementing, supervising and evaluating programs and activities for youth grades 6th-8th. Program and activity possible examples include group games, self-esteem groups, drug & alcohol resistance prgrams, volunteerism, field trips, and more.  The Club works to provide youth with opportunities and expectation for success as well as to develop a sense of belonging, usefulness, competence, and influence in every child.  Students who are interested in human services, education or just like working with youth, working at the Club can be a terrific real life experience.  
Requirements:
    A background check is a pre-requisite for employment.  Preferred skills in an applicant include:  Patient, teaching skills, listening skills, good motivator, self-starter, ability to positively discipline, excels academically, strong math skills. Students would be expected to work approximately 8-12 hours a week between the hours of 2:30p.m.-7:00p.m. M-F.  Students may also be asked to work one or two Friday nights a month until 10 p.m.

Position: Nutrition Coordinator
Job Description:
    Work-study position would involve planning, implementing, supervising, evaluating & reporting on food service and gardening operations for youth of all ages.  The Club typically serves between 60-100 daily snacks as well as we run a 1000 square foot greenhouse on our property.  Students who are interested in human services, nutrition education, and professional education or just like working with youth, working at the Club can be a terrific real life experience.
Requirements:
    A background check is a pre-requisite for employment.  Preferred skills in an applicant include:  Patient, teaching skills, attention to detail, a green thumb, good motivator, a self-starter, ability to positively discipline, willingness to clean & strong ability to multi-task. Students would be expected to work approximately 10-14 hours a week between the hours of 3:00p.m.-6:00p.m. M-F.  

Position: Elementary Social Recreation
Job Description:
    Work study position would involve planning, implementing, and supervising fun group programs that socially engage the elementary members and help them develop new friendships, social norms, learn sportsmanship as well as teambuilding and communication skills. Program and activity examples include group games, science classes, bike rides, game tournaments, music activities, carnivals, and more.  The Club works to provide youth with opportunities and expectation for success as well as to develop a sense of belonging, usefulness, competence, and influence in every child.  Students who are interested in human services, education, or just like working with youth, working at the Club would be a terrific real life experience.
Requirements:
    A background check is a pre-requisite for employment.  Preferred skills in an applicant include: Enthusiastic, flexible, creative, caring, ability to positively discipline, patience, level headed, and consistent. Students would be expected to work approximately 8-12 hours a week between the hours of 2:30p.m.-7:00p.m. M-F.

Position: Sports, Fitness & Recreation Coordinator (Outdoor & Indoor)
Job Description:
    Work study position would involve planning, implementing, and supervising fun outdoor & indoor group programs that physically & mentally engage Club members and help them develop new friendships, social norms, learn sportsmanship as well as team building and communication skills. Program and activity examples include teaching traditional & nontraditional sports fundamentals, playing cooperative & competitive games, leading fitness and workout groups and more.  Staff will be expected to bring youth outdoors in most weather situations including winter, after dark, snow and light rain.  The Club works to provide youth with opportunities and expectation for success as well as to develop a sense of belonging, usefulness, competence, and influence in every child.  Students who are interested in human services, education, or just like working with youth, working at the Club would be a terrific real life experience.
Requirements:
    A background check is a prerequisite for employment.  Preferred skills in an applicant include: Enthusiastic, physically in shape, likes winter, flexible, creative, caring, ability to positively discipline, patience, level headed, and consistent. Students would be expected to work approximately 8-12 hours a week between the hours of 2:30p.m.-7:00p.m. M-F.

Position: Technology Lab Coordinator
Job Description:
     Work study position would involve planning, implementing, supervising and evaluating programs and activities. Program and activity possible examples include photography, blogging, website design, internet safety, video gaming, and more.  The Club works to provide youth with opportunities and expectation for success as well as to develop a sense of belonging, usefulness, competence, and influence in every child.  Students who are interested in human services, education or just like working with youth, working at the Club can be a terrific real life experience. 

Requirements:
    A background check is a pre-requisite for employment.  Preferred skills in an applicant include: Prior technology experience or proficiency, patient, teaching skills, ability to multi-task, flexible yet firm, organized, program planning & implementation, positive, enthusiastic, and ability to positively discipline. Students would be expected to work approximately 8-12 hours a week between the hours of 2:30p.m.-7:00p.m. M-F.

Position: Arts and Culture Coordinator
Job Description:
     Work study position would involve developing youth’s creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and an appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts, and creative writing.  Programs and activity examples include drawing, dance, origami, painting, photography, puppetry, sculpture, or storytelling. The Club works to provide youth with opportunities and expectation for success as well as to develop a sense of belonging, usefulness, competence, and influence in every child.  Students who are interested in human services, education, or just like working with youth, working at the Club would be a terrific real life experience.

Requirements:
    A background check is a pre-requisite for employment.  Preferred skills in an applicant include: Prior arts experience or proficiency, patient, non-judgmental, teaching skills, program planning & implementation, positive, enthusiastic, ability to positively discipline, ability to stretch limitations and push for excellence, thinking outside the box. Students would be expected to work approximately 8-12 hours a week between the hours of 2:30p.m.-7:00p.m. M-F.

Position: Youth Development Coordinator/Club Float
Job Description:
     Work study position would involve offering support for overloaded areas and filling in for absent staff members, a very diverse experience. Also acts as the assistant to the Unit Director when able, working on programmatic events, policy making, parent communications and more.  The Club works to provide youth with opportunities and expectation for success as well as to develop a sense of belonging, usefulness, competence, and influence in every child.  Students who are interested in human services, education or just like working with youth, working at the Club can be terrific real life experience.

Requirements:
     A background check is a pre-requisite for employment.  Preferred skills in an applicant include: Self-starter, positive, enthusiastic, ability to positively discipline, flexible, and responsible. Students would be expected to work approximately 2 hours a day between the hours of 3p.m.-6p.m. M-F.
         Work study position would involve supporting the marketing, resource development, & office duties of the Club.  Applicant would be expected to use social media and other forms of communication including phone, PSA & email to spread the message of the Boys & Girls Club.  Applicants will also be expected to use a computer database system to record donation trends, histories, create thank you notes, and generate reports to assist development. 

Position: Marketing Assistant
Job Description:

         Work study position would involve supporting the marketing, resource development, & office duties of the Club.  Applicant would be expected to use social media and other forms of communication including phone, PSA & email to spread the message of the Boys & Girls Club.  Applicants will also be expected to use a computer database system to record donation trends, histories, create thank you notes, and generate reports to assist development. 

Requirements:

          A background check is a pre-requisite for employment.  Preferred skills in an applicant include: Self-starter, positive, organized, timely, ability to keep confidential and reasonably proficient typing and computer skills.  Understanding of Word, Publisher, Excel & Social Media outlets is a plus.  We will train on proprietary database software. Students would be expected to work approximately 10-14 hours a week as schedules allow.

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 http://www.bemidjistate.edu/students/recreation/intramurals/officiating/
Contact: Duane Biehn, BSU Intramural Sports Coordinator;  (218) 755-4140

 

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.
Responsibilities:

•    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:

 

Hobson Memorial Union

Interested in becoming part of the HMU Team?
Working with the Hobson Memorial Union Team is beneficial to any major because you can develop a variety of skills, gain experience working in a collaborative environment, and deal with multitasking. It is also a perfect way to build your resume and expand your skill base while having fun at the same time!
HOBSON UNION IS HIRING WORK STUDY FOR FALL!
Applicants should have the following qualifications:
            Ability to prioritize
            Customer service skills
            Organization skills and attention to detail
            Problem solving skills
            Strong written and verbal communication skills
            Be a self-starter with a strong work ethic
Hours may consist of days, evenings and weekends.  Duties will vary, but may include office and facilities management, event programming, and student organization assistance.
For more information and to pick up an application, please stop by the information desk or email Barb Butler.
 

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

 

Nursing Department

Contact: Nursing 755-3860, Bensen Hall - 2nd Floor
Job Description: General office duties includes greeting visitors and answering phones in a busy office; working on computers using Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher; photocopying; scanning; faxing; filing; running errands; light office/classroom cleaning; other duties as assigned. 
Requires: Great organizational skills and the ability to initiate and complete tasks; attention to details/accuracy, good communication skills; computer experience; ability to learn quickly, multi-task and work independently.  Student must be reliable and able to work closely with faculty and staff.
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 under “Publications” : http://www.bemidjistate.edu/academics/departments/nursing/publications/   or in the Nursing Department office on the second floor of Bensen Hall.
 

Optivation, a joint venture of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College

Date Posted 7/22/14

Optivation is the customized training and continuing education outreach arm of both BSU and NTC.  Our work is diverse and requires attention to detail and critical thinking skills. Optivation is located in Bridgeman Hall on the beautiful campus of Bemidji State University.

Attention to detail is a must!  Requirements include, but are not limited to, excellent communication skills including written and verbal, computer savvy with knowledge of web-design basics a plus, ability to quickly learn new skills all while working in a team environment. The successful candidate will work with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Salesforce, Lumens, Constant Contact and more. Student must be work-study eligible.  Student should also be willing and able to work between Northwest Technical College and Bemidji State University if needed.

Job duties: include providing office support (copying, typing, filing, and running errands), updates to Optivation website and Internet calendar postings, support marketing efforts of Optivation initiatives, and all other duties as assigned.

Please contact Emily Neuman for an application at optivation@bemidjistate.edu Return completed applications to Bridgeman Hall, Office 246 or email to optivation@bemidjistate.edu For further information, contact Emily Neuman 218-755-2998 or optivation@bemidjistate.edu

 

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 http://www.bemidjistate.edu/offices/safety/.  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 (publicsafety@bemidjistate.edu).
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
 

 

KBSU Sports

Are you looking for a job in the fast paced world of live Sports Broadcasting?  KBSU Sports is currently seeking a production assistant to help out with broadcasting all BSU home basketball games.  Duties include camera operators, computer graphics, technical direction, video editing, set-up prior to the game and also take-down after the game.  No experience required, must be work study eligible.  Games are on Fridays and Saturdays at the BSU Gym.  Transportation and Meals are provided.
For more information or to apply: contact KBSU Sports Director Kelly A. Kirk at:
(218) 755-2912
kbsusports@gmail.com
 

 

Residential Life

Residential Life General Maintenance Work: . Must be able willing to do manual labor including cleaning, mopping, dusting, vacuuming and other cleaning duties as assigned.  Work Study eligible - 25 positions avaiable. 

Student Moving Crew: Must be able to lift 70 pounds and willing to do manual labor including inventory and relocate building furniture and/or equipment, organize storage spaces, and assist with cleaning, if needed.  Work Study eligible - 10 positions available.

Contact:
Cynthia Floyd - Facility Services, Walnut Hall, 755-3750

 

 

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 Center taking phone message, 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.

 

 

Student Center for Health and Counseling

Job Title: Graphic Design Work Study position for the 2014/2015 academic year.  The positions will be approximately 10 hours per week with flexible daytime hours.
Duties and Responsibilities: Design health and wellness posters, event fliers and work with digital video technology.  Seeking applicants with strong graphic design skills, organization skills, familiar with social networking sites and good communication skills.  Must have working knowledge of Adobe Design, Photoshop and Word.  
 
Must also be able to attend weekly peer education meetings and assist in planning and implementing primary prevention on the Bemidji State campus.  An interest in health and wellness is desirable, but not required.

Contact: Jay Passa
 

 

Talley Gallery

The Talley Gallery is seeking highly motivated student employees to monitor and assist with the day-to-day activity of the major University gallery on campus. The positions available are for students with available work-study.
Galley attendant duties include but are not limited to:
•    Monitoring of gallery facility
•    Interfacing with gallery visitors
•    Light office duties
•    Assist in installing art work
•    Light Gallery maintenance
Applications: Available outside gallery entrance, Bensen Hall 212. Any questions call Laura Goliaszewski, 755.3708, Bensen Hall 211.
 

 

Technical Support Software and Hardware Specialist

Responsibilities:
•    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

 

 

Visual Arts

The Visual Arts Department is looking for the following position:

   Talley Gallery monitor and/or possibly studio assistant.

    Before spring term is over, come to EA 214 & pick up an application.

    During summer, pick up an application outside EA 214 and put in office, if open; otherwise, slip under the door.  You may be contacted in the fall if your hours work into our schedule.

 

 

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