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    Student jobs at Luther Seminary

    • Admissions Ambassador

      The Admissions office has immediate need for Admissions Ambassadors who will provide hospitality to prospective students when they visit campus, or participate in an event.  This is an on-call, work as needed position; the hours will be inconsistent.

      RESPONSIBILITIES:

      1. Provide hospitality to visitors, including but not limited to escorting visitors to chapel, class, meals, and appointments as scheduled
      2. Conduct campus tours, as scheduled
      3. Meet visitor promptly at scheduled time and place
      4. Write "thank you" note or postcard
      5. Provide feedback to the Admissions staff
      6. Other events as requested by Welcome coordinator
      1. Participate and assist in leadership of Admissions events.
      1. Occasionally work might include off-campus events, making phone calls, writing e-mail messages, and other forms of communication
      1. Serve as an ambassador with key constituencies, alumni, donors and other key influencers.
      2. Other duties as assigned.
      1. Desired Education and Experience:
      • Current student at Luther Seminary
      • Previous work experience in admissions preferred

       

      1. Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
      • Strong interpersonal skills
      • General knowledge of and a love for Luther Seminary
      • Attention to detail
      • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
      • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
      • Naturally relational with a knack for networking
      • Ability to work flexible hours as needed
      • Commitment to Luther Seminary’s mission

      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the primary job responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of individuals in the job.  This job description is not an employment agreement and/or an expressed or implied employment contract.  Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time

      TO APPLY:
      Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs".  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit"; your application will automatically be sent to Elizabeth Schoenknecht.

      Please contact the hiring supervisor, Elizabeth Schoenknecht (eschoenknecht001@luthersem.edu) with any questions about this position.


      Posted 8/25/16
    • Maintenance/Grounds Crew

      PURPOSE

      To supplement the staff positions of Building Custodian, Maintenance Staff and Grounds Keeper.

      KEY RESULT AREAS

      • Work with supervisor and other staff to learn position details and technical skills.
      • Be available as scheduled to include evenings and weekends.

      RELATIONSHIPS
      A. Reports to: Tom Mullaney
      B. Internal relationships with: All facilities staff members.
      C. External relationships with: Luther Seminary guests.

      JOB SPECIFICATION
      A. Commitment to Luther Seminary's Mission and Vision.
      B. Desired education and experience:

      • Currently enrolled student at Luther Seminary.
      • Approved back ground check on file.

      C. Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities:

      • Ability to reading and understand English.
      • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal direction.
      • Ability to work as a team member.
      • Knowledge of ELCA helpful.

      TO APPLY:
      Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to Tom Mullaney.

       

      Please contact Tom Mullaney (tmullaney001@luthersem.edu) with questions about this position.


      Posted 8/25/16
    • Office of Technology AV Technician

      The Office of Technology has an immediate need for AV Technicians who have flexible schedules and available to work on-call hours as needed.  AV Technicians work as part of the Office of Technology team to edit and produce finished video for the campus community.  

      RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

      • Familiar and conversant in how our equipment and services work--what we provide, how it is setup, and how to trouble shoot basic problems.
      • Learn and utilize ticketing and scheduling systems.
      • Edit raw footage in video editing software.
      • Encode video for use on Web and other mediums.
      • Other duties as assigned.

      REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

      Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      • Attention to detail is critical
      • Organizational skills
      • Prior experience recording, editing, and producing final digital audio and video files for multiple distribution modes (DVD, cd, web, etc.)
      • Excellent customer service skills
      • Detailed verbal and written communication skills
      • Must be able to read, write and communicate clearly in English
      • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds and rarely lift up to 50 pounds

      Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      • Experience and comfort working independently and asking questions
      • Proficiency with Adobe Premier Pro
      • Familiarity with AV best practices
      • Proficiency with Google Apps products
      • Comfortable learning new computer systems
      • Experience working with A/V equipment including recording devices.  
      • An interest in learning about technology

      TO APPLY
      Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to Miah Cherwin.

       

      Please contact Miah Cherwin (jcherwin001@luthersem.edu) with any questions about this position.


      Posted 8/25/16
    • Maintenance Staff

      PURPOSE
      The purpose of this position is: To complete work requests as assigned and train other student employees as needed.

      KEY RESULT AREAS

      • Work independently to complete work requests as assigned
      • Supplement contractor staffs when requested by the director
      • Work with supervisor and other staff to teach position details and technical skills
      • Be available as evenings and weekends to assist with on-campus emergency and crisis management

      RELATIONSHIPS
      A. Reports to: Tom Mullaney, Ellen Elhard
      B. Internal relationships with: All facilities staff members
      C. External relationships with: Luther Seminary contractors and seminary guests

      JOB SPECIFICATION
      A. Commitment to Luther Seminary's Mission and Vision.
      B. Desired education and experience:

      • Currently enrolled student at Luther Seminary
      • Approved back ground check on file

      C. Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities:

      • Ability to understand the basic working of mechanical and electrical equipment on campus
      • Ability to work independently.
      • In possession of a clear and valid driver's license
      • Ability to work as a team member and teach other team members
      • Knowledge of ELCA helpful.

      TO APPLY:
      Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to the Ellen Elhard.

       

      Please contact Ellen Elhard (eelhard001@luthersem.edu) with questions.


      Posted 8/25/16
    • Data Entry Clerk - 2 positions available!

      The Office of Seminary Relations is seeking a Data Entry Clerk who will assist in the quality maintenance of our shared database and will provide our team with general office support. We offer flexible schedules and a casual work environment, well suited to organized self-starters. This position requires a minimum of 10 work hours per week with the ability to increase up to 20 hours.

      JOB DUTIES:

      1. Maintain confidential controls for all work processed
      2. Create and update database records using documented procedures
      3. Research information using internet and investigation tools provided
      4. Accurately interpret and input data from both paper and electronic sources
      5. Assist in writing, processing, and sorting letters for public mailings
      6. Organize, clean and maintain departmental areas
      7. Regularly review and assist in revision of process documentation
      8. Occasional phone support
      9. Recognize, report and reconcile questions about work assignments
      10. Retrieve data using standardized reports for publication
      11. Other duties as assigned

      JOB REQUIREMENTS:

      1. Desired Education and Experience:

      • Currently enrolled student of Luther Seminary
      • Past relatable work experience with data

      2. Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

      • Attention to detail
      • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
      • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills including reading handwriting
      • Ability to follow detailed written procedures and style manual
      • Working knowledge of databases and/or desire for proficiency in database entry
      • Must be able to focus on repetitive tasks while sitting for 2+ hours of typing
      • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
      • Working knowledge of Google Cloud or similar e-mail systems
      • Knowledge of US mailing address formats and salutations
      • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
      • Working knowledge of Luther Seminary web offerings (Enter the Bible, Working Preacher, God Pause)

      TO APPLY:
      Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to the hiring supervisor.

       

      Contact Karen Johnson kmjohnso@luthersem.edu) with questions about this position.


      Posted 8/25/16
    • Office of Technology Student Worker

      This position works in a team environment providing frontline computer services through analysis, education, and documentation with the aim of eliminating problem recurrence and reducing calls to the service center. 

      RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

      1. Help Desk Support

      • Initial point of contact for the walk-up Help Desk.
      • Investigate and resolve reported end-user problems.
      • Determine problems and engage Technology Department resources to resolve where needed.
      • Document all issues and problems within tracking system.
      • Maintain communication with customers.

      2. A/V Support

      • Basic troubleshooting for on-campus A/V resources.
      • Document all issues and problems within tracking system.

      3. Equipment deployment

      • Keep up to date on scheduled equipment deployments.
      • Deploy and test equipment around campus as needed.

      4. A/V Recording/Streaming Events

      • Operate recording/streaming equipment as scheduled.
      • Communicate with client during events.
      • Video editing as needed.

      5. Other duties as assigned.

       

      A. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

      • Attention to details critical
      • Excellent customer service skills
      • Excellent Verbal and Written communication skills
      • Experience with phone support
      • Must be able to read and write English
      • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds and rarely lift up to 50 pounds

      B. Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

      • Experience working independently
      • Proficiency with Google Apps products
      • An interest in learning about technology
      • Experience working with A/V equipment
      • Curiosity about finding root causes and long-term solutions to problems.

      TO APPLY:

      Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to Miah Cherwin (jcherwin001@luthersem.edu). Please contact Miah with questions.


      Posted 8/19/16
    • Student Library Assistant (Technical Services)

      This position assists in the routine processing of new library materials and assists in carrying out special projects related to the maintenance of the library collection.

      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
      1. Process new acquisitions and re-label post-cataloging:

      • Prepare, print, and adhere labels
      • Stamp, emboss, and date materials

      2. Assists in serials processing:

      • checks in periodicals received through the mail
      • appropriately shelves new and bound periodicals
      • reshelves periodicals

      3. Processes bindery shipments

      • pulls serials items for binding
      • prepares and boxes periodicals and monographs for bindery shipment
      • unpack, label, and shelve bindery returns

      4. Unpack book boxes

      5. Assists on special projects in technical services or the general library as assigned

      REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS:

      • Library experience preferred but not required
      • Demonstrated ability to perform detailed tasks accurately
      • Ability to apply effective time management and self-management skills
      • Proven ability to work independently as well as part of a team
      • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
      • Fluent in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel
      • Ability to learn new software, especially library systems, including WMS, and OCLC products
      • Some heavy lifting may be required

      TO APPLY:
      Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to Karen Alexander (kalexander001@luthersem.edu). Please connect with Karen if you have any questions about the status of your application or with any other questions about this position.

       

       


      Posted 8/11/16
    • Lead Student Library Assistant

      The purpose of this position is to assist the Access Services Librarian with training and scheduling student library assistants for work in the Circulation Department.  To that end, the person in this position will participate in keeping the library's policies and procedures handbook up to date.

      1. Train new student workers on library policies and procedures for service to the many types of users who come to the library's Circulation Desk.

      2. Prepare monthly Circulation Desk Schedule.

      3. Revise and update the Circulation Department's Policies and Procedures handbook as needed.

      4. Coordinate student worker projects as needed.

      DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

      • Student at Luther Seminary
      • 1 year of library work experience

      Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

      • Strong written and oral communication skills.
      • Customer service ethic.
      • Must have the ability to do highly detailed work well.

      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the primary job responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of individuals in the job.  This job description is not an employment agreement and/or an expressed or implied employment contract.  Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

       

      TO APPLY:
      Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to Karen Alexander (kalexander001@luthersem.edu). Please connect with Karen if you have any questions about the status of your application or with any other questions about this position.


      Posted 8/11/16
    • Luther Crew (6 positions available)

      Luther Seminary's Facilities Department is in need of 6 reliable, hard-working students. The Luther Crew will assist Maintenance and Custodial Staff with maintaining campus buildings and grounds.  Supervised and trained by the Maintenance Supervisors & Grounds Crew Coordinator.

      Position Requirements:

      • US legal drivers license preferred
      • Able to understand verbal and written instructions
      • Able to work outside for extended periods
      • Basic knowledge in operating power equipment, including lawn mowers, leaf blowers, sprayers, garden tractors
      • Knowledge of and able to use basic hand tools
      • Able to lift 40 lbs.

      TO APPLY:
      Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to Ellen Elhard.

       

      Please contact Ellen Elhard (eelhard001@luthersem.edu) with any questions about this position.


      Posted 5/23/16
    • Photographer - Marketing and Communications Office

      The Marketing and communications Office is looking for a skilled photographer for events and other seminary photography needs. The ideal candidate will have a professional appearance and demeanor as well as his or her own camera equipment.  If necessary the Marketing and Communications Office can provide a camera.

      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Photographing on-campus events
      • Taking head shots of students or faculty
      • Capturing still images of artwork
      • Creating images to accompany feature articles in Story magazine and other campus publications
      • Getting photos to the Marketing and Communications Offices in a timely and useable way
      • Responding in a timely way to photography request

      QUALIFICATIONS

      • Student at Luther Seminary
      • Skilled in photography

      TO APPLY:
      Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to the Diane Hummon.

       

      Contact Diane Hummon (dhummon001@luthersem.edu) with any questions about this position.


      Posted 3/1/16
    • Student jobs by outside employers

      There is no process to screen the employers and job opportunities listed below, and the seminary cannot be held responsible for the outcome.

      • Bell Choir Director

        Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Circle Pines, MN has an amazing opportunity to join a wonderful team in creating meaningful worship experience! We are currently seeking a passionate and experienced candidate to direct our youth and adult bell choirs within the music department.
        This part-time position averaging between 10 and 15 hours per week, based on music plan and church calendar. A detailed job description is available upon request. Contact Kyung, Director of Music (kko@oursaviorsonline.org, 763-784-1971) for more information.


        Posted 10/27/16
      • Director of Youth Ministry

        Cottage Grove United Church of Christ (CGUCC) in Cottage Grove, Minnesota has an opening for a part-time Youth Director who will provide primary leadership for a new and exciting ministry for youth (Grades 6 -- 12) and their families. Working closely with the Pastor this dynamic individual will be a Christ-centered, self-starting, team player who will help develop, establish and manage a youth program to nurture students in their relationships with Jesus Christ through discipleship and service. The Youth Director must have a passion and a vision for ministry in a small church setting; ability to teach students and help them grow in faith; excellent organization and administrative capabilities; and skills in building teamwork among students, families and volunteers.

        Come join our family in Christ at CGUCC, the Joyful Place to Be! Visit the church's website at www.cgucc.org/director-of-youth-ministry/ for more information and to download the application www.cgucc.org/hp_wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/DIRECTOR-OF-YOUTH-application-2.pdf. To apply, send completed application form and resume to Search Team, CGUCC, 7008 Lamar Ave. S., Cottage Grove, MN 55016-2310, or email to office@cgucc.org.

        MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

        • Experience working in youth ministry preferred.
        • Bachelor's degree in Religious Education or comparable degree and/or formal certification as a Church Educator.
        • Progressive theological perspective.
        • Strong interpersonal skills with sensitivity to the needs of families.
        • Clean background check and driving record.

        Posted 8/25/16
      • Childcare Provider

        Seeking safe, loving, and experienced daytime childcare for 2.5-year-old and 9-month old in our New Brighton home.  Approximately 10 hours/week.  We are seeking consistent hours, but these could vary per semester to accommodate class schedules. Looking for at least 1-year commitment.  We are a pastor-couple with two vibrant, joyful daughters.   $10/hour.

         

        Erin & Adam Stout

        erins@faithcrcmn.org

        612-205-4293


        Posted 8/25/16
      • Nanny position

        Nanny position to care for our 2 children, ages 1 and 3 in Roseville.

        Seven to twelve hours per week. Very flexible on schedule --can be based around student's classes.

        Pay $10-15/hour depending on experience and hours.

        Contact First Name: Nikki
        Contact Last Name: Bonine
        Contact Phone: 6515587715
        Contact Email: 1nikbonine@gmail.com

        Posted 8/10/16
      • Godly Play Storyteller and Children’s Artist in Residence

        House of Hope Presbyterian Church is looking for Storytellers, Artists and Teachers to help shape and revamp how we think of traditional Sunday School. We are seeking individuals to lead a class of children every Sunday from September through May. These individuals will creatively engage with scripture and various theories/philosophies/praxis of spiritually nurturing children. There is a stipend for the position commensurate with experience and enthusiasm.

        Essential Functions of the Job:

        • Qualifications:
          - Reliable, responsible, and consistent presence, with commitment to complete an entire program/school year of walking alongside children and families.
          - Experience with and enthusiasm for working with early childhood and/or elementary school age children.
          - Knowledge of (or willingness to learn) child-centered, experience-based learning methods.
          - Interest in the intersection of the worship experience and artistic expression of all types children.
          - Successful completion of background check (to be handled and paid for by House of Hope).
        • Responsibilities:
          - Participate in weekly group meeting to discuss various topics on suggested readings or self-directed research.
          - Lead a group of children each Sunday using the Godly Play curriculum or exploratory methods as well as prepare written notes about each session.
          - Develop and foster relationships with children and caregivers.
          - Become familiar with the Godly Play curriculum. Applicants are invited to review the information at www.godlyplayfoundation.org and watch one or more of the YouTube videos of Godly Play lessons before applying for the position.
        • Hours:
          - Sundays: 9:30-12
          - Flexible hours with group/supervisor and offsite work environments.
        • Compensation/Term:
          - Stipend commensurate with experience and enthusiasm.
          - Position is for September 2016 to May 2017, with extension into future school years by mutual agreement of the teacher and House of Hope.


        How to Apply:
        Send cover letter and resume to the Transitional Director of Children's and Family Ministry
        Via email -- HeatherG@hohchurch.org
        Via post -- House of Hope Presbyterian Church, attn. Heather, 797 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN, 55105


        Posted 8/1/16
      • Nanny Position

        Tuesday - Thursday, 3-6PM, pickup at St. Anthony Park Elementary School.  
        $15 / hour, 2 kids, one 8 and one 5 year old. Contact Bridget Peterson if interested. Thanks!

         

        Contact First Name: Bridget
        Contact Last Name: Peterson
        Contact Phone: beepeterson@gmail.com
        Contact Email: 651-216-8699

        Posted 7/28/16
      • Social Media and Website Coordinator

        Messiah Lutheran, a vibrant, diverse church in the Phillips Neighborhood of South Minneapolis, is seeking someone with social media, website profiling, and website updating experience to build our online presence! This position would photograph and document our events and worship, write up short stories, create web content, make our website and Facebook page easier to find, send out Facebook invitations, and post, post, post! We need someone with strong self-initiative, unafraid to dive in and get to know our congregation, tap into the powerful moments of joy and stewardship, and share our story with the world. Please note, this is not a web developer position. Our congregation uses WIX which makes it easy for churches to create and update content for the web. We don't need you to code, just be present with us and share our activities on the web!

        Commitment is 10 hours per week. Flexible hours with evening and weekend availability. Pay starts at $10 per hour. Immediate availability.


        Posted 6/6/16
      • Mail Services

        As a Mail service Clerk, you will provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers.  Flexible schedule and valid Driver license are a must. Candidate must be able to work in a fast paced environment and be physically able to lift up to 25 lbs., pull a loaded cart that can weigh up to 95 lbs. through all types of inclement weather, and be able to work up to 8 hours daily.


        Job Description
        The Position includes the following responsibilities:
        Provides mail services to the store including sorting and pick-up and delivery of mail and packages.
        Performs shipping and receiving duties including regular, bulk mail and express delivery preparation/receipt.
        May assist customers with purchases of items/products.
        May assist with store errands related to mail services.

         

        http://www.metromarket.net/


        Posted 6/6/16