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    Student jobs at Luther Seminary

    • Mailroom Staff (3 positions available)

      Mailroom Staff

      The purpose of this position is to sort the mail & deliver and pick up mail from Luther Seminary buildings.

      Key Duties:

      1. Daily receive mail from Roseville post office; delivered to Olson Campus Center.
      2. Sort mail and deliver mail to each building's departmental mail boxes.
      3. Pick up mail to be mailed out from outgoing boxes on campus.
      4. Place mail in student mail boxes in the Campus Center mailroom.
      5. Mail UPS packages for departments on campus.

      Job Specifications:

      1. Commitment to Luther Seminary's mission and vision.
      2. Desired education and experience:
        1. Enrolled Luther Seminary student.
      3. Desired or preferred knowledge, skills, ,and abilities:
        1. Learn to operate the Neo Post mail machine.
        2. Log in each shift and answer emails to the mailroom account.
      4. Special Requirements:
        1. Need a valid MN Drivers License
        2. Knowledge of Luther Sminary departments and buildings for delivering mail.
        3. Know how to operate the mail machine in the mailroom.
      5. Time Requirments:
        1. Monday - Friday A.M. Shift (Three students at four hours). 12 hours.

      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 Brenda Grussing. If you have any questions about the position, please direct them to Brenda.


      Posted 4/28/16
    • Campus Watch Staff

      Campus Watch provides and improves the security of Luther Seminary. Luther Seminary has openings for two Campus Watch Student Staff.

      Responsibilities:

      • To lock buildings in accordance with Seminary procedures and policies
      • To perform rounds of the campus
      • To perform escorts for faculty, staff, students, and guests
      • To carry a set of master keys and answer the Campus Watch Phone
      • To approach and respond to unpredictable and/or confrontational situations
      • To call 911

      Skills/Job Requirements:

      • Student at Luther Seminary
      • Must have a clear background check on file with the Seminary previous to hiring.
      • Some experience in dealing with unpredictable and/or confrontational situations.
      • Able to work in tandem with other personnel
      • Extremely Responsible

      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. If you have any questions about the position, please direct them to Ellen.


      Posted 4/19/16
    • 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 Kelsey Holm


      Posted 3/1/16
    • Writer

      The purpose of this position is: To provide written marketing materials and feature stories for the purpose of promoting the seminary.

      Duties & Responsibilities:

      1. Writing feature stories (approx. 250 - 1,000 words) for the bi-annual Story magazine
      2. Monthly newsletter writing support, including writing, editing and/or proofing
      3. Interviewing subjects for various feature stories
      4. Writing email copy promoting Luther Seminary events
      5. Some web writing
      6. General proofing and editing, as needed
      7. Some or all of these responsibilities may be done remotely and at non-specific hours, if desired and agreed upon by student and manager

      Job Specifications:

      1. Desired Education and Experience:
        1. Student at Luther Seminary
        2. Undergraduate degree in English, communications, journalism or other related field; or equivalent experience preferred
      2. Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
        1. Strong writing, editing, interviewing and proofing skills (specifically feature writing); some knowledge of AP style and web content management systems is helpful
      3. Desired attributes:
        1. Positive attitude; focus on accuracy; attention to detail; self-starter; good communicator; professional demeanor; organized; ability to work independently; positive representation of the seminary and the Office of Marketing and Communications, both in person and on social media

       

      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 Kelsey Holm


      Posted 3/1/16
    • 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 Human Resources email.


      Posted 12/10/15
    • 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 the Human Resources email.


      Posted 9/22/15
    • 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 the Human Resources email.


      Posted 9/22/15
    • 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 the Human Resources email.


      Posted 9/21/15
    • Web Communications Assistant

      The purpose of this position is: to assist the seminary in analyzing existing web content, conducting research to determine and create new content, and manage targeted areas of luthersem.edu based on user feedback. 

      JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

      1. Research: Conduct content audits, review site analytics and SiteImprove reports, and collaborate on content planning.

      2. Create content: Based on content strategy, create new content for review by Communications & Marketing staff.

      3. Post new content: Execute content plan developed by Marketing & Communications staff (in consultation with appropriate staff/faculty from other areas); includes creating new pages, editing existing pages, sizing and uploading images, uploading supporting media files (podcasts, videos, ppt).

      4. Tracking: Maintain spreadsheets to track progress.

      JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

      A. Desired Education and Experience:

      • Student at Luther Seminary
      • Editorial experience (with web publishing experience preferred)

      B. Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

      • Basic CMS familiarity (photo/video uploading experience)
      • Experience working with Google docs, Google Analytics preferred
      • Good judgment and ability to execute a shared plan
      • Strong collaboration skills and user-focused approach
      • Ability to manage flexible timeframe, with up to 10 hours per week.

      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 Human Resources email.


      Posted 9/16/15
    • Data Entry Clerk

      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 Human Resources email.


      Posted 9/16/15
    • 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.

      • Director of Faith Formation

        1. JOB SUMMARY:

        To serve God and the church by providing spiritual leadership and vision to the youth in grades 6-12 of Bethesda.  

        This person will work with the Youth Ministry Team to create, plan and implement the ministry experience at Bethesda.  

        2.   ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

        1. As a role model for the youth of Bethesda, we have an expectation that this person will maintain a regular devotional life.   Be a regular participant in worship at Bethesda.
        2. Leader and mentor actively involved with the programs of the youth in grades 6-12.
        3. Recruitment, training of adult volunteers.
        4. Participation in staff meetings and youth ministry meetings.  
        5. Participate and give leadership to Retreats/Mission Trips/Camps, etc.
        6. Together with the Youth committee, develop the budget and fund-raising activity.
        7. Development and implementation of team goals
        8. Working with Pastor, facilitate weekly Confirmation classes. Work with Pastor to select appropriate curriculum
        9. Reach out to the schools and community where our kids can be involved in outreach opportunities
        10. Resource to the Vacation Bible School committee in the planning process


        3.   NON-ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

        • Performs other duties and tasks as may be assigned

         

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        4.   INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS

        Internal

        Pastor, Office Manager, Youth Committee, Education Committee

        External

        Other church youth groups within the area, community and schools


        5.   EDUCATION, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

        • College graduate or student in a degree program.  
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills
        • Knowledge of scripture
        • Solid organization skills
        • Personal creativity
        • Genuine enthusiasm
        • Comfortable leading and working with volunteers
        • Self starter
        • Demonstrates a high level of personal moral integrity
        • Demonstrates team spirit and works together with others in the congregation as a team player

         

        6.   MENTAL AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

        • Must be able to life up to 50 pounds

        7.   WORKING CONDITIONS

        • Be flexible in work schedule, including weekends and evenings
        • Notifies and seeks approval of time off
        • Possesses a valid drivers license and dependable transportation
        • Successfully completes background check and drug test

        This job description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for performance of this job.  Actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or project.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.  The church has the right to change the duties, responsibilities or requirements as necessary.


        Posted 7/20/16
      • Maintenance/Custodian

        Job Title:  Part-Time Custodian
        Reports to: Pastor John Hierlinger (johnh@gachurch.org)

        Job Description        
        this position will:
        A. Maintain our building as a welcoming facility by keeping it clean and well maintained
        B. Support facility improvements

        Purpose
        To provide janitorial and maintenance services for the church facilities. To provide a safe and secure environment at Gustavus Adolphus. To support all congregational ministries by the effective use of all equipment.

        Responsibilities
        A. Custodial Services
        1. General cleaning, trash and recycle removal
        2. Set-up and take down for regularly scheduled and special occasions
        3. Inventory and order supplies
        4. Communicate regularly with staff and key volunteers.
        5. Remove snow from sidewalks on the property. Sand and salt as needed.
        6. Maintain logs for Boiler operations and coordinate repairs.
        7. Help create a productive environment where there is harmony, good morale and cooperative teamwork with congregants, tenants and staff.
        8. Periodically wax floors and shampoo carpets as scheduled.
        9. All other tasks appointed on an as needed basis.

        B. Security
        1. Ensure general building security when on site
        2. Answer security alarms when off site

        C. Interaction with guests and congregation
        1. Be the "host" of the building
        2. Interact positively with volunteer workers in the building

        D. Maintenance
        1. Perform routine maintenance on mechanical systems and equipment as needed or as directed.
        2. Report breakdowns or problems beyond your capability to your supervisor

        Minimum Qualifications
        1. Possess a minimum of one-year experience in custodial and/or manual labor positions.
        2. For all building areas, provide light maintenance such as small scale electrical, plumbing, carpentry and painting tasks.
        3. A willingness to learn.
        4. Successfully complete standard background checks.
        5. Able to lift 50 pounds.
        6. Able to stand for extended periods of time.
        7. Dependable and committed to getting the job done well.
        8. Available to work day, evenings, and weekends.

        Preferred Qualifications
        1. Familiar with Boiler operations and have a Boiler operator's license.


        Qualities  
        1. Characteristics, and physical requirements key for this role
        2. Ability to take and follow directions and work independently
        3. Flexibility to work days or evenings as assigned
        4. Good skills in handling and operating equipment
        5. Good team work and communication skills
        6. Leverages own time well


        Posted 5/24/16
      • Director of Faith Formation

        Immediate opening for a leader who will join our ministry team and help shape Faith Formation for the next generation. This position will work with church staff and dedicated volunteers to design programming and events for all ages as well as  intergenerational opportunities. We are not looking for your standard Sunday School superintendent or classic youth worker. We are a church on the move and ready to embrace the stirrings of the Spirit.


        Posted 4/8/16
      • Chaplain

        IN THIS MINISTRY OF PRESENCE,
        EACH DAY IS A CHANCE TO TOUCH A LIFE
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        As a Navy Chaplain and Officer, You will serve and work alongside them. Build friendships.
        Share in their trials and their triumphs. And be ready to lend a listening ear-or offer spiritual insight in the moment it is needed most. The need is real. The rewards are bountiful. And the calling is great. Are you ready to serve God and country as a Chaplain in America's Navy.
        Call today -- 1-855-628-9562


        Posted 2/17/16