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Workstudy Positions

Here is a listing of our various areas on-campus that hire work-study students. Some areas have just a few slots to hire, while others numerous slots. Please note that some of these contacts may be out of the office over the summer and/or checking email periodically. You may wish to contact more than one area for a job.

 

Position Admissions Assistant
Description Send posters and postcards to advertise Admissions visits to high schools throughout the upper Midwest . Prepare and send large mailings to prospective students. Contact prospective students via the phone to encourage them to meet with the UMC Admissions Counselor at their school. Seeking organized and detail oriented students that enjoy project management.
Location 170 Owen Hall
Department Admissions Department
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Carola Thorson
Email cthorson@umn.edu or 218-281-8568
 
Position Tel-Recruiter (Multiple Positions Available)
Description Contact prospective students via phone to gage their interest in attending the U of M, Crookston and encourage them to visit campus. Contact admitted students to congratulate them on their admission and answer any questions they have. Seeking positive enthusiastic students that enjoy talking on the phone and meeting new people.
Location 170 Owen Hall
Department Admissions Department
Hours 4-6pm Monday-Thursday
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Carola Thorson
Email cthorson@umn.edu or 281-8568
 
Position AAC Office and Lab Support
Description Receiving/assisting students in the AAC. 
Location 270 Owen Hall
Department Academic Assistance Center (AAC), Student Support Services (SSS) and Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD)
Hours Flexible. AAC is open 8am to 8pm Monday - Thursday and 8am to 4:30pm Friday. We try to schedule work study students to cover all hours that the AAC is open.
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Rand Rasmussen
Email Detailed Description: rrasmuss@umn.edu or 281-8554 We have several positions available for students who are self-motivated and display strong interpersonal skills. Students will serve in a variety of functions, including but limited to greeting and directing students/faculty/staff as they enter the AAC, monitoring the AAC lab and assisting students, performing routine office tasks as requested by AAC/SSS/OSD staff. We are looking for students who can function with minimum supervision and demonstrate on task behavior and problem solving abilities. Preference will be given to students who can tutor in one or more UMC subjects. Positions may also include working directly with other UMC departments, such as First Year Experience and the UMC International Program.
 
Position Various Positions including Office Assistants, Barn Attendants and Lab Assistants
Description Varies 
Location UTOC 100D
Department Ag Department
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Dr. Ron Del Vecchio or Leah Stroot
Email delve004@umn.edu ; stroot@umn.edu or 281-8101
 
Position America Reads Tutor
Description America Reads program. To act as a tutor either in groups or one-on-one with students to increase reading and literacy rate (K-6th grade students). Occasionally tutoring up to high school level. Previous tutoring or reading skills preferred. A commitment to students. Transportation required. 
Location Off Campus Locations
Department America Reads Program/Service Learning
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Lisa Loegering
Email loege005@umn.edu or 281-8526
 
Position Office Assistant
Description Routine Office work: filing, photocopying, collating, distributing materials, assisting instructors in the department as needed. Organized, dependable, ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Some computer skills. Confidentiality is a must. 
Location Varies
Department Liberal Arts & Education Dept
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Michelle Ramstad
Email umlr005@umn.edu or 281-8256
 
Position Office Assistant
Description Assist faculty in the department with research. Must know how to search via the internet and have computer skills.
Location Varies
Department Liberal Arts & Education Dept
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Michelle Ramstad
Email umlr005@umn.edu or 281-8256
 
Position Athletic Department/Game Management/Promotions
Description Assist with general and other work. Including running promos during athletic events, gym set up and other misc. duties. Must be organized and hard working. This individual must be able to multitask efficiently. Must be able to help with projects while in charge of different projects.
Location Sports Center 139
Department Athletic Department
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Natasha Kuhle
Email kuhle007@umn.edu or 281-8423
 
Position Athletic Department/General Office Worker
Description Assist with general and other work. Including answering phones, making phone calls, creating fliers. Must be organized and hard working. This individual must be able to multitask efficiently. Must be able to help with projects while in charge of different projects.
Location SC117
Department Athletic Department
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Jason Tangquist
Email jtangqui@umn.edu or 281-8424
 
Position Equipment Room Assistant/Gym Supervisor
Description Assist with washing athletics laundry, handing out equipment, folding and hanging game uniforms, organizing and helping to inventory equipment for all sports. Must be dependable, willing to work and able to work in a team setting.
Location Sports Center
Department Athletic Department
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Gary Warren
Email gwarren@umn.edu or 281-8444
 
Position Athletic Facilities/Fitness Center/Gym Supervisor
Description Assist staff with fitness center up-keep, supervise fitness facility and supervise Lysaker Gym. Interest in athletics and dependable are required.
Location Sports Center
Department Athletics Office
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Gary Warren
Email gwarren@umn.edu or 281-8444
 
Position Athletics Compliance/Administration Support (2 positions)
Description Assist the Assistance Athletic Director and Athletic Director with a variety of office duties, clerical duties, and administrative support duties.
Location 140 Sports Center
Department Intercollegiate Athletic Department
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Jason Tangquist
Email jtangqui@umn.edu or 281-8424
 
Position Athletic Training Room Assistant
Description Assist the Athletic Training Staff in practice and game preparation, game management and daily training room operations.
Location Sports Center - Athletic Training Room
Department Athletics Office
Hours Arranged - needs to be available most of M-F from 2-6pm and Saturdays from 8am-5pm
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Melanie Schulte
Email schulte@umn.edu or 281-8430
 
Position Office Assistant
Description Basic computer skills including use of Word, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint and general word processing. Telephone recruiting using UMC Prospector software. Assist with grading of papers and entering data into computer. Use of accounting software helpful. Misc duties as assigned. Good computer skills, trustworthy with confidential information and attention to detail. Must be reliable, dependable and punctual.
Location 109 Dowell Hall
Department Business Department
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Jana Brekken
Email ujll002@umn.edu
 
Position Office Assistant
Description Basic computer skills including use of Word, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint and general word processing. Telephone recruiting using UMC Prospector software. Assist with grading of papers and entering data into computer. Misc duties as assigned. Good computer skills, trustworthy with confidential information and attention to detail. Must be reliable, dependable and punctual. Successful completion of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics courses.
Location 109 Dowell Hall
Department Business Department
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Jana Brekken
Email ujll002@umn.edu
 
Position Office/Lab Assistant
Description Assist with HRI lab-purchase of food/non-food items. Must have a valid driver's license. Misc duties as assigned. Telephone recruiting, assist with grading of papers and entering data into the computer. Good computer skills, trustworthy with confidential information and attention to detail. Must be reliable, dependable and punctual.
Location 109 Dowell Hall
Department Business Department
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Jana Brekken
Email ujll002@umn.edu
 
Position Office Assistant
Description Assist with general office duties. Able to file, perform data entry, some typing and basic clerical skills. Willing to train. 
Location Selvig Hall 106
Department Business Office
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Peggy Chaput
Email chap0044@umn.edu or 281-8327
 
Position Office Assistant
Description Assist Career & Counseling Director and Principle Office and Administrative Specialist with arranged duties such as posting job orders, bulk mailings, filing, posting posters, running errands, collating and other tasks. 
Location Student Center 245
Department Career and Counseling Center
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Meloni Rasmussen
Email melonir@umn.edu or 281-8586
     
Position Child Care Assistant
Description Assist teachers with tasks related to the children ages 6 weeks to 6 years and their environment. Familiar with children and their needs.
Location 117 Early Childhood Building
Department Early Childhood Development Center
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Connie Camrud
Email ccamrud@umn.edu or 281-8285
 
Position Facilities & Operations Assistant
Description Assist the department where needed. Includes some custodial, vehicle care, light carpentry & maintenance around campus.
Location #2 Kiser Building
Department Facilities & Operations
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Brenda Bozyk
Email bozy0001@umn.edu or 281-8483
 
Position Tech Support
Description Assist the ITC with technology support. General technology experience is expected.
Location 143 Kiehle
Department Informational Technology Center (ITC)
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Steve Hannah
Email shannah@umn.edu or 281-8381
 
Position Library Assistant
Description Assist the Library staff with various tasks and duties. No experience required. Will train.
Location UMC Library 152
Department Library
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Owen Williams
Email Detailed Description willi099@umn.edu or 281-8395 Perform assorted duties related to supporting library users with information needs. Tasks include but not limited to processing incoming periodicals, checking items in and out of the library, and assisting library users locating information. One position is also needed to help maintain a small computer laboratory. Ability to work well with the public is a must.
 
Position Office Assistant/Lab Assistant/Research Assistant
Description A variety of positions available including website design, lab assistants, research and teaching assistants, general office help.
Location Dowell Hall 120
Department Math, Science and Technology Department
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Amy Lubarski
Email lubarski@umn.edu or 281-8380
 
Position Media Services Assistant
Description Support media services through a variety of functions including checking equipment, assisting with sound and video productions, etc.
Location Kiehle 155
Department Math, Science and Technology Department
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Tom Sondreal
Email sondreal@umn.edu or 281-8392
 
Position Natural Resources Assistant/Lab Assistants
Description A variety of positions available including assist with setting up and taking down of labs, office assistance, field trip preparation, ground maintenance of natural history area, preparing mounts of birds, mammals, and fish. Typing/word processing, assisting staff as needed. 
Location Hill Hall 109
Department Natural Resources Department
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Laura Bell
Email lbell@umn.edu or 281-8131
 
Position Greenhouse Worker
Description Assist horticulture staff with care and maintenance of greenhouses. This may include watering, weeding, cleaning, mixing soil and many other related jobs. Some work will be outside but the majority of the time is spent in the greenhouse. Horticulture majors receive preference. Interest in plants or landscaping is important. 
Location Greenhouse
Department Natural Resources Department
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Theresa Helgeson
Email helg0145@umn.edu or 281-8120
 
Position Airport Assistant
Description Position assists with cleaning and minor maintenance of aircraft and hangar/airport facilities.
Location Crookston Airport
Department Natural Resources Department
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Ron Del Vecchio
Email delve004@umn.edu or 281-8114
 
Position Office Assistant
Description Misc. office duties, filing, imaging student records and, on occasion, answering phone and staffing the office. General computer experience expected. Must be dependable, organized and detail oriented.
Location 9 Hill Hall
Department Registrar's Office
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Linda Olson or Val Uttermark
Email Olson149@umn.edu (281-8548) or vutterma@umn.edu (281-4547)
 
Position Various Positions
Description Campus Security - Assist staff with patrolling on campus and other duties as assigned. Punctual and reliable. Maintenance Assistant - Assist staff with patrolling on campus and other duties as assigned. Reliable and hardworking. Office Assistant - Assist staff with checking out materials to students. 
Location Centennial Hall 1110B
Department Residential Life
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Gary Willhite or Kristie Jacobsen
Email gwillhit@umn.edu or 281-8531
 
Position Office Assistant
Description Provide the Service Learning Department with general office support. Assist with various service learning projects and volunteer programs on campus. Will train.
Location Student Center 247
Department Service Learning
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Lisa Loegering
Email loege005@umn.edu or 281-8526
 
Position Office Assistant – International Programs
Description Assist International Programs staff in daily office operation including filing, photocopying, mailing as well as assisting with special events including international dinners and international education week.  Seeking organized and detail oriented students that can work independently.
Location 12 Hill Hall
Department International Programs
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Kimberly Gillette
Email gillette@umn.edu or 281-8442
 
Position Information Specialist
Description Work at the Information Desk in the Student Center
Location Student Center
Department Student Activities/Student Center
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Meloni Rasmussen or Lisa Samuelson
Email melonir@umn.edu (281-8586) or samue026@umn.edu (281-8507)
   
Position Communications Office Assistant
Description Assist with communications, public relations and marketing efforts for UMC. May include assisting w/photography, print shop projects, and writing assignments, including articles, ad copy, scripts, desktop publishing and general office support. Experience and ability to communicate well in written and verbal form. Willingness to do a variety of jobs that require different levels of expertise. Dependable and able to work with minimal supervision and on a consistent schedule. Excellent computer skills.
Location Kiehle 117
Department University Relations
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Andrew Svec
Email asvec@umn.edu
 
Position Web Developer Assistant
Description Assist with communications, public relations and marketing efforts for campus outreach/promotion efforts. May include assisting with Web updates/maintenance, photography, print shop projects, writing assignments (including articles, ad copy, scripts), and general office support. Qualifications include: Experience and ability to communicate well in written and verbal form. Willingness to do a variety of jobs that require different levels of expertise. Dependable and able to work with minimal supervision and on a consistent schedule. Excellent computer skills. Job assignments can vary depending on skill sets.
Location  
Department University Relations
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Andrew Svec
Email asvec@umn.edu
 
Position Clerical Assistant and Liaison between Care and Share and UMN
Description Assist director of Care and Share, a local shelter that provides services to people who may be homeless, with office and bookkeeping duties. Assess needs of Care and Share and make recommendations for potential service-learning and community service opportunities. Give tours to groups of volunteers, assist in thrift store, and other assigned tasks. The student is responsible for reliable transportation between UMC and The Care and Share.
Location Care and Share
Department Service Learning
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Lisa Loegering
Email loege005@umn.edu or 218 - 281 - 8526
 
Position Student Assistant
Description The Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs is seeking 1-2 students to provide assistant in general office work as well as campus programming and activities. The scope of the duties will be broad. Hours can be flexible but these students must be dependable and able to work appropriately with confidential issues. Some hours may be related to diversity programs.
Location  
Department  
Hours Flexible
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Dr. Peter Phaiah
Email phaiah@umn.edu or 218 - 281 - 8505

2 Positions Available

Position Student Support Service Assistant
Description Customer service support by assisting clients and students. Provide technical support; prepare business correspondence, documents, reports for review. Establish/maintain mailings and correspondence. Assist with events coordination, web design data entry. Knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, Access. Computer troubleshooting and technical support. Web publishing would be beneficial. Organization, planning and communication skills are a must. Must work well with a variety of age groups. 
Location 208C Selvig Hall
Department Center for Adult Learning
Hours Arranged
Pay Rate Minimum $7.25
Contact Michelle Christopherson
Email mchristo@umn.edu or 218-8679

 

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