Student Work Opportunities

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Student Jobs at Luther Seminary

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Student Jobs at Luther Seminary

Youth Leadership Coordinator
(4/23/2014)

The Youth Leadership Coordinator(s) will build and manage a high school youth leadership development program.  This program will provide training to highly engaged church youth and will work with these youth leaders to create a culminating event for metro area youth on campus in the spring. 

DESIRED OUTCOMES OF THIS POSITION:

  1. Brainstorm and develop a high school leadership program, starting with the recruitment of a team of high school student leaders from various congregations and synods (10-15 people).

  2. Plan and lead retreats for the team of high school leaders (one retreat in the fall, one in the winter -- on campus).

  3. The purpose of these retreats will be two-fold: 1) support each high school team member as a unique leader and 2) create/plan a leadership event that will bring additional high school students to campus in the spring.

  4. The coordinators will provide guidance and support to the high school students throughout the year, checking in with them by email/phone/skype/google hangout as needed, so in a way it will be like a youth group (or a DL cohort).

  5. After the big event on campus in the spring, the coordinators will evaluate the program and submit a report including all relevant data (expenses, time, attendance numbers, etc.) and providing feedback/suggestions for how to improve the program in the future.

  6. Support and guidance will be offered by the staff supervisors, but the coordinators will be responsible of creating this program and moving it forward.

Other Projects to Consider
  1. Leadership program/retreat for college students.

  2. Develop and launch a "Bring your future Christian Public Leader to work" day at Luther Seminary (this needs to be a community-wide event, with energy and participation from students, professors and administrators)


JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
A. Desired Education and Experience:
  • Current student at Luther Seminary; CYF preferred (this position may satisfy context requirement for some students)
  • Previous work experience in youth ministry
  • Involvement on staff or as a volunteer in church, campus or outdoor ministry
  • Understanding of and connection to ELCA congregations and synods as well as connections in ecumenical networks
  • Experience as manager/supervisor preferred
  • Previous experience or openness to working in inter-cultural settings

B. Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Social media fluency
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Working knowledge of Google or similar e-mail systems
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
  • Must be a resourceful, self-starter who can prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently
  • Naturally relational with a knack for networking
  • Comfortable making phones calls (and emails) to people without having a previous personal connection to them
  • Ability to work regular/scheduled hours each week and also flexible hours as needed
  • Working knowledge of Luther Seminary's history, faculty, courses and degree programs
  • Commitment to Luther Seminary's mission


TO APPLY:

- In addition to submitting an application, please submit two letters of reference: 1) current or previous supervisor and 2) current or former colleague. Please send these letters to hr@luthersem.edu with Youth Leadership Coordinator References in the title.
- This position will require an interview (mid/late May).
- This position will require a current background check.
- Deadline to apply is May 15


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.



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Data Entry Clerk
(7/29/2011)

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.



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Student Writer for Marketing and Communications
(3/25/2014)

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Student at Luther Seminary
  • Undergraduate degree in English, communications, journalism, or other related field, or equivalent experience preferred.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong writing, editing, interviewing and proofing skills (specifically feature writing), some knowledge of AP style and web content management systems is helpful.

Desired Attributes:

  • 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 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 Human Resources email



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Student Marketing Assistant
(9/4/2012)

The Communications office has an immediate need for a Marketing Assistant to assist in the everyday responsibilities of the marketing and communications team.

JOB DUTIES:

Assist in the creation of marketing timelines and deliverables:

  • Promotional help, including creating screens for on-campus televisions, updating luthersem.edu content and creating web pages through CMS.
  • Monthly newsletter support, which includes some writing of articles and photo sizing, as needed.
  • Assist in the art direction and supervision of photo and video shoots.
  • Engagement of various Luther Seminary audiences, including alumni base.
  • Coordinating the promotion of various events and programs.
  • Some light design work, including making edits to already established pieces, and general writing.

Assist in departmental research:

  • New marketing and advertising placements
  • Key press outlets
  • Story fact-checking

Assist in administrative duties:

  • Print marketing pieces
  • Copy/Pay bills
  • Deliver materials to other departments

QUALIFICATIONS:

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Student at Luther Seminary
  • B.A. in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or English
  • At least one year applicable experience in Marketing/Communications

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong writing and copy-editing, and proofreading abilities
  • Project management and research skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Deadline oriented, with ability to keep multiple tasks on track at one time
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, some InDesign knowledge preferred, Photoshop and web content management systems is helpful.

Desired Attributes:

  • Positive Attitude, focus on detail, self-starter, good communicator, professional demeanor, organized, and a 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 Human Resources email



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Wedding Coordinator
(5/21/2012)

This position will work with couples who have booked their wedding at the seminary.  The Coordinator organizes logistics of the event, runs the rehearsal and coordinates the site on the day of the wedding.  Coordinator works closely with Lead Wedding Coordinator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand the liturgy of the service of marriage (ELW) and Luther Seminary wedding policy.
  • Be familiar with Luther campus and liturgical spaces.
  • Cooperate with the Offices of the Seminary Pastor, Seminary Cantor, Chapel Staff, sacristans, and the scheduling office.
  • Prepare rooms used by the bridal party, the worship space and return spaces to their original state after the event.
  • Need to be available to work on Fridays and Saturdays;  meet with couple 1 to 2 weeks before the wedding, direct the rehearsal, and the wedding ceremony.
    *Enforce the policies of Luther Seminary with authority and professionalism.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Student at Luther Seminary
  • Organized, professional, able to multi-task, attention to detail, able to handle emergency and stressful situations, ability to contact appropriate people for help, works well with others, and self-motivated.

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.



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Campus Watch Student Staff
(1/18/2012)

Campus Watch provides and improves the security of Luther Seminary. Luther Seminary has openings for five Campus Watch Student Staff beginning early to mid-August.

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

Please direct any questions regarding this position to Human Resources.

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.



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AV Technician/EMS Scheduling Receptionist
(5/15/2013)

The Luther Seminary Events Office has an immediate need for two AV Technicians/EMS Scheduling Receptionists who are available to work a regular weekly schedule of 15 hours and whose schedules are flexible, available to work on-call hours as needed. 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Coordinate AV needs with Event Clients
  • Schedule technology, helpdesk assistance for AV Events
  • Maintain schedule of events including AV setup and operation instructions
  • Video processing/editing
  • Reception duties for maintenance center-welcoming guests and miscellaneous office duties
  • Enter scheduled events into EMS software
  • Respond to scheduling inquires via email and telephone

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.



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Editorial/Blog Assistant
(5/10/2013)

The purpose of this position is: to assist the seminary in editorial management of Center for Stewardship Leaders and other lifelong learning initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Correspond with site authors to collect author acceptance letter, W-9 forms, and requesting payment.
  • Edit: Review and proofread submitted articles for style and accuracy according to house style (familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style preferred)
    *Post new content: Execute content plan developed by Center for Lifelong Learning staff (in consultation with appropriate staff from Center for Stewardship Leaders); includes creating weekly email posts, editing existing posts, identifying and uploading images, uploading supporting media files (podcasts, videos, ppt)
    *Migrating existing content: Follow content plan to migrate content from existing database into new format, and ensure quality control in the migration process.
    *Tracking: Maintain spreadsheets to track submissions to make sure they are posted on time.

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Student at Luther Seminary
  • Editorial experience (with web publishing experience preferred)
  • Basic blogging familiarity (photo/video uploading experience)
  • Good judgment and ability to execute a shared plan
  • Strong collaboration skills and customer-focused approach
  • Ability to manage flexible timeframe, with up to 10 hours per week

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.



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Stub Hall Hospitality Staff Member
(7/10/2013)

The Stub Hall Hospitality Staff Members serve as the face of Stub Hall and Luther Seminary for guests staying on campus. Hospitality Staff Members provide resources and information for guests during their stay.

There are four openings for this position, 5-7 hours per week, starting in August 2013 through the end of July 2014.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Greet and welcome guests upon their arrival to Stub Hall
  • Serve as point person for all hospitality inquiries during guest stay
  • Collect payments and returned keys upon guest departure
  • Report cleaning and maintenance issues in a timely manner
  • Assist guests to rooms with luggage and belongings

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Student at Luther Seminary actively pursuing a degree
  • Must live in Luther Seminary campus housing
  • Experience in customer or hospitality services
  • Be available for check in times (5:00 pm-8:00 pm) and check out times (9:00 am-11:00 am)
  • Excellent customer service skills with a willingness to meet and exceed guests' experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Integrity in handling payments
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Experience with reservation software a plus

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.



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International Student Facilitator
(7/11/2011)

To work with the Office of International Student and Scholar Affairs (ISSA) and the seminary at-large to provide an appropriate and culturally-sensitive welcome to and hospitality for Luther's international community, specifically new students and scholars upon their arrival and during their first year of adjustment; to assist them in navigating the seminary and Twin Cities while at Luther Seminary, including providing scheduled rides; and to act as the liaison between the ISSA Office and the international student community.

1. Facilitating transportation for international students and scholars

  • Provide transportation to and from the MSP airport, Social Security Office and other state agencies as needed
  • Provide transportation to and from scheduled medical/dental appointments
  • Provide transportation for regularly scheduled grocery shopping trips -- once a week
  • Assist with directions for public transportation
  • Assist with driving for scheduled international student/scholar group travel -- field trips, ELCA/Synod Events, etc.


2. Prepare housing and distribute items:

  • Gather basic household items and prepare rooms/apartments for incoming students/scholars and their families, if applicable
  • Maintain inventory of furnishings and other items and make recommendations to the supervisor for replacement of items
  • Assist with distribution of donated winter wear
  • Maintain records and work towards a fair distribution of items, when the need arises
  • Coordinate with departing students to ensure that reusable items are returned


3.  Administrative

  • Keep a detailed account of hours worked and mileage accrued and provide regular reports to supervisor in accordance with Payroll deadlines
  • Attend regular check-in meetings and other meetings and events as requested by the Office of International Student and Scholar Affairs and the Global Mission Institute


4.  Programming

  • Work with the Office of International Student and Scholar Affairs and the Global Mission Institute to implement programs and activities for international students and scholars
  • Provide and/or make recommendations to the ISSA or the GMI regarding specific programming topics, as needed


5.  Other tasks
Perform other responsibilities that may be designated by the Office of International Student and Scholar Affairs Services and/or the Associate Dean of Students.

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Student at Luther Seminary.
  • Core understanding of intercultural communication and cultural adjustment.
  • Basic understanding of ecumenical relations.
  • Basic knowledge of the Twin Cities area.
  • Prefer, but not required, significant time spent within another country or culture.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Provide proof of Requirements:
    o MUST have a valid MN driver's license
    o MUST have access to an appropriately insured vehicle
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, especially in matters pertaining to students
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
    o in matters of basic hospitality
    o in phone conversations
    o in interactions with the public
  • Possess cross-cultural communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills: relates to others with warmth, courtesy, and consideration of intercultural nuances and ecumenical relations
  • Desire to assist and connect deeper with Luther's international community
  • Willingness to welcome, provide hospitality, and build genuine relationships
  • Creative, flexible, patient, reliable
  • Global awareness
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage time and be flexible
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; familiarity with Google Docs


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.



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Office of Technology Student Worker
(4/29/2011)

This position works in a team environment to support the Seminary community's shared mission through the effective and efficient use of technology. The role will provide frontline computer services through analysis, education, and documentation with the aim of eliminating problem recurrence and reducing calls to the service center. This position is needed to begin working during J-term for mostly day-time hours, with a mix possible when Spring term starts.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

1.  Help Desk Support

  • Initial Point of Contact for the 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.

5.  Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Student at Luther Seminary.  (Preference will be given to students who are in the first year of a degree program.)

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

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.



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Student Custodial Staff
(10/3/2011)

Luther Seminary has an immediate need for students to assist Custodial staff with maintaining cleanliness and sanitation in the campus facilities.

Working under the direction of a custodial supervisor, a crew member will primarily work to:

  • Complete all duties listed on the daily schedule and maintain daily upkeep of assigned area and equipment
  • Perform janitorial duties which include, but are not limited to:
         --Wet and dust mopping
         --Dusting
         --Trash removal
         --Recycling
         --Window washing
         --Meeting set up
         --Vacuuming
         --General cleaning as requested or needed 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Cleaning experience desired but not mandatory
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures, manuals, and other documents
  • Must be able to follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies
  • Be able to perform essential maintenance to facility or equipment which may involve, but not limited to the following activities: Reaching to full-reach overhead; crouching; kneeling; working in overhead and ground level areas; twisting of the waist, shoulders and legs
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 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 the Human Resources email.



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Luther Crew
(3/12/2012)

Luther Seminary's Facilities Department is in need of 10-12 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:

  • 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 the Human Resources email.



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DINING SERVICES: Events Wait Staff
(8/4/2011)

This position will ensure excellence in all areas of customer service for catered events.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Scheduling for this position will be contingent on availability of catering events with consideration to the individual's personal availability. A free and flexible schedule is preferred.

1. Ensure all catering guidelines are met with efficient delivery, set-up, service, and clean-up associated with the event
2. Occasionally assist in dish room for event clean-up
3. Follow guidelines and requirements uniquely requested by customers
4. Provide excellent customer service, attending to any questions or concerns
5. Model behavior that demonstrates professionalism and teamwork

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Student at Luther Seminary
  • Must be able to meet physical requirements of active movement:
  • Standing, walking for a longer period of time
  • Lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to commit to a two-hour shift minimum
  • Demonstrate an enthusiastic and engaging personality
  • Demonstrate strong verbal communication skills and active listening
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter
  • Ability to cross-train as a Dining Assistant
  • Previous experience working in food service and/or customer service

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.



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Photographer - Marketing and Communications Office
(7/25/2013)

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 Human Resources email.



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DINING SERVICES: Dining Assistant
(8/3/2011)

This position will work to provide an excellent dining experience that promotes customer satisfaction in all areas of the duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
1. Operate all service and dining room equipment with efficiency and safety
2. Ensure all food and sale items are displayed in compliance to health code regulations
3. Ensure all items for sale are arranged attractively, enticingly
4. Maintain front of house operations with customer service focus
5. Ensure Financial accuracy and accountability in tender
6. Provide excellent customer service, attending to any questions or concerns

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Student at Luther Seminary
  • Ability to commit to a two-hour shift minimum
  • Strong communication skills
  • Previous experience working in food service and/or customer service
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter
  • Ability to cross-train in dish room and Grill Cook is also desirable

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.



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Student Work Opportunities from the Community

Director of Music and Organist
(4/9/2014)

Trinity Episcopal Church is a growing, vibrant faith community that welcomes all without distinction. Located in the heart of Excelsior, Minnesota on Lake Minnetonka, Trinity is seeking to hire a qualified individual for the ¾-time position of Director of Music.

The Director of Music (DMO) will be responsible for directing the adult choir, handbell choir, and working with a variety of volunteer instrumentalists who are accustomed to playing obbligato parts on Taize songs. The DMO will also lead music (primarily from the organ) for one weekly Sunday service (10:15 am) and infrequent, pre-planned evening services. The DMO will have first right of refusal to play for funerals and weddings for an additional fee. The DMO will work with the Rector on liturgy design and planning. The DMO will also have administrative tasks, including creating worship bulletins (Sunday morning worship and special services) and operating Trinity's on-line liturgical ministries scheduler (Ministry Scheduler Pro).

This position requires the following skills:

  • Ability to lead dynamic, joyful, organized choir rehearsals
  • Passion for, and commitment to, engaging the congregation and helping them to
    worship through music
  • Administrative precision and attention to detail
  • Ability to work across the generations, in particular to provide a supportive and
    encouraging environment for young and emerging musicians
  • Capacity to work as a team member with the Trinity staff


Trinity's well-maintained instruments include grand pianos -- one in the main sanctuary and the other in the choir room and a II/29 mechanical-action instrument installed in 2011,
as well as 4 octaves of Malmark Handbells and a variety of Orff and percussion instruments. Trinity is a music-loving, singing congregation with high expectations both for musical diversity and excellence.

The ¾-time salary is commensurate with Twin Cities AGO standards. We offer full benefits including pension and family medical insurance coverage through the denominational health plan.

Please send your resume or CV, three references, and a letter of introduction that describes your philosophy of church music to:


The Rev. Devon Anderson Or e-mail: musicdirectorsearch@trinityexcelsior.org
Trinity Episcopal Church No phone calls, please
322 Second Street
Excelsior, Minnesota 55331

The deadline for submission is Friday, May 2, 2014.


Contact:
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musicdirectorsearch@trinityexcelsior.org



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Choir Director/Church Musician
(4/7/2014)

Grace Lutheran Church of South Range, Michigan is seeking a church musician and choir director to begin mid-May, 2014. The ideal candidate would be qualified and experienced in providing piano and organ accompaniment for worship, as well as directing a choir.

It may be possible to separate this into two or more positions. Position descriptions may be obtained by calling the church office. Please send a letter of interest and your resume to:  Pastor, Grace Lutheran Church, PO Box 249, South Range, MI 49963 as soon as possible.


Contact:
Katie Bridgers
906-482-2011
grace@gracesouthrange.com



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Director of Outreach and Assimilation
(4/7/2014)

Messiah United Methodist Church
Growing disciples of Jesus Christ through Loving God, Loving Each other and Loving the World.

Position:  Director of Outreach and Assimilation

Main Objective: To reach new people and to provide ministry that will grow disciples while caring for the spiritual health and well-being of every adult.

Messiah's Adult Ministry is a collaborative ministry alongside Children and Family Ministry and Youth and Family Ministry, which are also focused on growing disciples. Adult Ministry includes all adults that do not have children in their home.

Goals:

  • Develop strategies to invite adults into the church
  • Assess needs in order to connect adults to ministry
  • Develop and equip teams for outreach and assimilation
  • Collaborate with other life stage ministries to ensure a comprehensive system of inviting and connecting
  • Grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ and encourage others to enter the path of discipleship

Responsibilities:

  • Establish short and long term strategies for inviting adults into the church
  • Recruit and lead a team that will provide ministry, responding to the spiritual, physical, and social needs of adults.
  • Conduct biannual review of adults to assess their level of participation and how best to engage all adults in ministry.
  • Invite, train and support leadership for ministries within the congregation
  • Contact new members to assist them in connecting to ministry
  • Strategize and lead the hospitality team
  • Support and develop a system of follow up and care for worship and faith group visitors
  • Connect visitors with faith groups, ministry opportunities, children and youth programs, etc.
  • Model and mentor strategies and plans to reach new people in our community

Other:

  • Adhere to and champion the expectations of the staff as outlined in the Staff Covenant
  • Capable of maintaining confidences, effective listening and communication skills and able to resolve conflicts. Communication skills will be a key to effective ministry.
  • Advocate for senior adult spiritual needs.
  • Ability to prepare for and attend required meetings

Support:
This is a 40 hour/week salaried position with full benefits.
The Director of Adult Ministries and Outreach is supervised by the Associate Pastor/Director of Ministries.
This position is scheduled to begin July 1, 2014

To apply, email cover letter and resume to jobs1@messiahchurchmn.org


Contact:
Jean Paulsen-Lepley
763-473-6968
jplepley@messiahchurchmn.org



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FT Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry
(3/26/2014)

St. Philip's Lutheran Church, Fridley, MN Full-Time St. Philip's Lutheran in Fridley, MN is a friendly, growing church in friendly Fridley, MN. This vibrant faith community is seeking someone to reach out to youth and young adults through activities that promote a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and involvement in the church.  Primary focus for this position will be on students in Junior High, High School and Young Adults through the planning and implementation of age-appropriate activities that promote faith development through education, service, worship, and fellowship activities.  A primary responsibility includes walking alongside a core group of dedicated and highly competent volunteers. A full job description is available at www.splcmn.org. Interested persons should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Kari Osmek, InterServe Ministries, kari@interserveministries.com ; Application deadline Friday, April 18.


Contact:
Kari Osmek
763.772.7527
kari@interserveministries.com



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Connections and Hospitality Guide
(3/26/2014)

*Provides all Key Coordinator management (communication, selection, coordination and celebration) excluding children's are and special events
*Manages visitor connection, new member welcoming and follow-up
*Staff liaison to Hospitality Team  and Nominations Team
*Wednesday evening dinner coordinator (school year)
*Other programming endeavors as time permits
15-20 hours per week Minnetonka United Methodist Church


Contact:
Rev. Jeanine Alexander
952-474-4114
minnetonkaumc@comcast.net



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Groups and Caring Minsitries Guide
(3/26/2014)

*Develop and coordinate Adult Educational classes
*Provides support and coordination of Small Group programs
*Lead, develop and coordinate Caring Ministries program and initiatives
*Staff liaison to Mission Team and Worship Team
*Other programming endeavors as time permits
15-20 hours per week


Contact:
Jeanine Alexander
952-474-4114
minnetonkaumc@comcast.net



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Children's Ministry Director
(3/26/2014)

*Provides creative leadership, support and direction for all aspects of Sunday School (K-5 year-round)
*Selects, trains teachers and implements Sunday School curriculum
*Provides leadership and support for Wednesday Evening Adventure Club (K-6 during school year)
*Supervises and provides leadership and direction for Nursery and Nursery staff
*Regularly prepares and delivers children's message in Worship on Sundays
*Recruits and coordinates volunteers for Sunday school, Adventure Club, and other programming pertaining to children
*Works with lay team to lead, plan  and coordinate
*Manages implementation, training and tracking of Safe Sanctuary Policy and related training
*Provides opportunities for service and social events for children and families
*Develops tools and resources to welcome and integrate new families, and to retain and continue engagement of current families
*Other programming endeavors as time permits
20-24 hours per week


Contact:
Jeanine Alexander
952-474-4114
minnetonkaumc@comcast.net



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