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


Student jobs at Luther Seminary

Seminary Relations: Office Assistant
(7/23/2015)

This position will assist the Seminary Relations department by answering department phones and directing calls, and providing clerical, computer and other necessary support for the Seminary Relations department. This position reports to the Administrative Assistant, Seminary Relations.

JOB DUTIES

  • Greet guests and answer phones calls at the front desk. Direct phone calls to appropriate staff.
  • Provide clerical support for Administrative Assistant and other members of the team when needed.
  • Manage general office logistics including office supplies, work space, filing systems and other tasks necessary for the smooth operation of the office.
  • Provide general office support to include entering RSVPs in Jenzabar, sort mailings, sign and mail Director of Sustaining fund receipt letters, facilitating gift receipt letters, database system, routing mail, managing event reservations, general computer support including mail merge for letters, name tags, labels, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATION
Desired Education and Experience:

  • Student at Luther Seminary
  • Excellent organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong initiative (a self-starter with the ability to follow through on assignments)
  • Ability to work well on a team and with a variety of people
  • Ability to professionally meet and greet the public
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Google Apps.
  • Highest level of confidentiality
  • Commitment to Luther Seminary's mission and understanding of how the Office of Seminary Relations services this mission

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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A/V Technician
(7/23/2015)

The Office of Technology is seeking an A/V Technician. The position works in a team environment providing audio and visual recording and production services to the campus.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Provide A/V recording and streaming services to events scheduled on campus by internal groups of individuals in between the hours of 10AM and 2PM daily, as well as outside of normal hours when possible.
  • Assist in the production and processing of incoming video files.
  • Document and track work within systems.
  • Works to fulfill the expectations and assignments of the IT Support Services team.
  • Fills in for Help Desk personnel when needed.
  • Research methods and offer suggestions for improved service operation, efficiency, and capability.
  • Inform supervisor of opportunities or issues.
  • Work with end users to resolve problems.
  • Attends departmental meetings and individual meetings with supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Student of Luther Seminary

Desired education and experience:

  • Minimum 1 year related experience
  • Prior experience operating audio and video equipment
  • Experience using, troubleshooting, and supporting commonly used A/V tools.

Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Prior experience recording, editing, and producing final digital audio and video files for multiple distribution modes (DVD, CD, web, etc)
  • Minimum 1 year using Adobe Premier Pro for video editing
  • Familiar with audio and video best practices and industry standards
  • Exemplary customer service skills
  • An effective, clear, and personable communicator with a sense of humor
  • Able to determine priorities and work in a self-directed manner
  • Curious about finding root causes and long-term solutions to problems
  • Thrives on unpredictability
  • Takes personal ownership of their work
  • A quick learner
  • Ability to effectively work with people at all levels of the organization and with all levels of technology experience and comfort
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds and rarely lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to crawl into tight spaces
  • Experience working in a non-profit or academic IT environment 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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Maintenance Staff (skilled)
(7/22/2015)

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.



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Summer Crew
(7/21/2015)

PURPOSE
The purpose of this position is: 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.



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Writers for the Concord
(7/17/2015)

Purpose:
The purpose of this position is to staff The Concord with qualified writers who contribute well written pieces to the newspaper and who engage in an active process of editing their contributions in conjunction with the rest of The Concord staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Writers will contribute at least 500 words to be considered for payment.
  • Writers will engage in the editing process.
  • Writers will submit their contributions by the deadlines that are provided.
  • Writers will attend any meetings that may pertain to their article or the upcoming issue that contains it.

Job Specifications
Desired Education and Experience: Current student at Luther Seminary.

Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Writers should have some knowledge of English grammar, composition, as well as the ability to use (or learn to use) Google Docs. Creativity is always a plus.

  • Applicants should include a writing sample (of any kind and length) with the application.
  • All students of all cultures are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY
Please forward your resume, cover letter and a writing sample (of any kind and length) as attachments to employment@luthersem.edu; Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1869, Luther Seminary is faithful to its mission of educating leaders for Christian communities. As one of the eight seminaries of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the seminary prepares about a third of the ELCA's pastors and a growing number of lay leaders for ministry. In addition, the seminary educates numerous ecumenical students to serve around the world. The seminary has nearly 30 faculty members and more than 600 full-time and part-time students who are being equipped to share the love of Christ. Of these students, 28 percent are from non-Lutheran faith traditions and 9 percent are from countries other than the U.S.
Luther Seminary is known for its transformative education and innovative curriculum. The seminary offers a wide variety of theological degrees ranging from the Master of Divinity to the Master of Arts in a host of concentrations including children, youth and family ministry. Advanced degrees include the Ph.D. program, the Master of Theology and the Doctor of Ministry with concentrations in congregational mission and leadership or biblical preaching. Both in-residence and distributed learning options are available for a number of degrees.
Luther Seminary is located in the Twin Cities metropolitan area of 3 million people. Nestled in the heart of the cities, it is in close proximity to the University of Minnesota, three other seminaries and numerous private colleges and universities. This provides access to diverse thought, cultures and faiths.
For more information, see www.luthersem.edu.



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Data Entry Clerk
(7/14/2015)

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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Stub Hall Hospitality Staff Member
(7/14/2015)

PURPOSE

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

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Greet and welcome guests upon their arrival to Stub Hall  from 5:00pm-8:00pm on weeknights and weekends.
2. Serve as point person for all hospitality inquiries during guest stay.
3. Collect payments and returned keys upon guest departure.
4. Report cleaning and maintenance issues in a timely manner.
5. Assist guests to rooms with luggage and belongings.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Desired Education and Experience:

  • 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 (5:00pm-8:00pm) and check out times (9:00am-11:00am)

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent customer service skills with a willingness to meet and exceed guest' 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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Photographer - Marketing and Communications Office
(7/14/2015)

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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Campus Watch Student Staff
(7/14/2015)

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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DINING SERVICES: Events Wait Staff
(7/14/2015)

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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DINING SERVICES: Dining Assistant
(7/14/2015)

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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Thankathon Caller
(7/14/2015)

The Office of Seminary Relations is seeking a Thankathon Caller who will contact donors of the seminary to express gratitude for their generous gifts on behalf of the student body.

JOB DUTIES:

Donor Contact:

  • Connect personally with Luther Seminary's donors via telephone to  thank them for their generosity
  • Ask Luther Seminary donors for their continued support during fall and spring campaigns by phone and/or mail
  • Write thank you notes to our donors
  • Occasional RSVP event calling

Computer Skills:

  • Able to work within the Jenzabar Ex database system

Hospitality and support:

  • Occasional  donor event support
  • Other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Student at Luther Seminary

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills: Clear speaking voice; ease and flexibility with conversation; basic computer skills; legible handwriting.

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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Barista (Coffee Shop - Dining Services)
(7/14/2015)

Dining Services has an immediate need for baristas for the OCC Coffee Shop.  This position works in a team environment to provide Coffee Shop customers with quality beverages, food, and service.    

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Customer Service
     Create a welcoming environment for all customers;  
     Anticipate and respond to customer needs, encourage feedback;
     Build service and sales with suggestive selling.

  • Products
     Strong knowledge base of products;
     Ensure all prepared beverages are created according to standardized recipe;
     Assist in creating and implementing new food/beverage concepts;
     Monitor procedures that comply with wholesomeness, safety and sanitation guidelines.

  • Maintains quality coffee shop operations
     Follow procedures for optimal operational flow;
     Monitor standards for merchandising, stocking, rotating and storing products;
     Complete routine cleaning requirements and maintain scheduled equipment maintenance;
     Report abnormalities to internal and external resources.

  • Financial Accountability
     Follow operational procedures and policies related to safe and secure cash handling;
     Ensure transaction procedures and POS policies are completed with 100% accuracy;
     Contribute to LS goals for increasing sales and enhancing profit levels.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Desired Education and Experience
     Student at Luther Seminary

  • Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
     Responsible for self-initiated learning;
     Present oneself professionally;
     Demonstrate clear communication with customers and staff interactions.

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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Web Communications Editor
(4/23/2015)

The purpose of this position is: To provide writing and editing support for regular e-communications and www.luthersem.edu

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Editing of daily God Pause devotional
  • Weekly checking for consistency of luthersem.edu,using SiteImprove tool
  • Writing email copy promoting Luther Seminary events
  • Monthly newsletter writing support, which may include editing and/or proofing
  • Web writing, editing and uploading of photos and video using content management system
  • General proofing and editing, as needed
  • These duties 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
  • Editorial and/or web writing experience

  • Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Strong writing, editing, interviewing and proofing skills
  • Some knowledge of AP style and web content management systems
  • 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 Human Resources email.



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Online Course Coordinator
(4/10/2015)

The purpose of this Office of Technology student position is to work as part of a team and in collaboration with faculty, this role coordinates online course spaces.

KEY RESULTS AREA:

  1. Combine learning theory, design practices, online learning environments, and technology to proactively and collaboratively partner with faculty, staff, and students to assist with implementing appropriate student-centered, technology-enabled learning environments and learning objectives to enhance student learning.

  2. Assist with the course creation, support, and maintenance of the online learning environment in collaboration with Office of Technology staff, serve as an escalation point for questions regarding learning technology and technology enabled learning environments.

  3. Provide supervisor advice and counsel on the strategic, tactical, and operational issues and budget associated with the use of technology in service of learning for all Luther Seminary educational processes.

  4. Other duties as assigned.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

1. Commitment to Luther Seminary's Mission and Vision.

2. Desired Education and experience:

  1. Current student at Luther Seminary
  2. Experience in teaching or learning in an online environment preferred

3. Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  1. A passion for education, particularly the use of technology in education
  2. Strong communication skills: oral, written, and presentation
  3. Demonstrate and utilize effective needs analysis, organization, project management, time management, and evaluation skills
  4. Detail-oriented
  5. Technologically astute
  6. Able to multitask and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  7. Experience with theological curriculum
  8. Ability to interpret faculty and student needs and produce instructional materials
  9. Demonstrated exemplary customer service skills
  10. Ability to proactively collaborate with faculty and staff an develop innovative solutions to instructional problems
  11. Ability to effectively and empathetically communicate with people who have a wide range of technological needs, abilities, and experiences
  12. Capacity to thrive in a team environment with supervision
  13. Proven ability to adapt and learn new procedures and software programs
  14. Ability to evaluate/monitor processes and approaches
  15. Sound understanding of, and ability to use fundamental web development technologies, HTML and tools
  16. Knowledge of ELCA or other mainline Christian organizations 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.



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Student Writer for Marketing and Communications
(4/10/2015)

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 jobs by outside employers

Organist
(7/24/2015)

Peace Lutheran Church in Coon Rapids (ELCA) is seeking an Organist for our 8am Heritage service (Rally Sunday through Pentecost Sunday only-- summers off!) as well as Maundy Thursday and two evening services on Christmas Eve. May be as involved in worship planning as you'd like, but no on-site meetings or responsibilities during the week. Will have first choice of weddings and funerals.  Salary in line with AGO guidelines. For information call Pastor Nancy Bence at 763-639-5941 or email resume to nbence@peacecoonrapids.org.


Contact:
Nancy Bence
763-639-5941
nbence@peacecoonrapids.org



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Early Childhood Teacher
(7/21/2015)

Seeking resilient, loving professional early childhood teacher.

Non-profit Overview

Our mission is to provide quality early childhood education and childcare in a nurturing, Christian environment.

We started as a small center in Mendota Heights in 2003 which has grown to serve over 100 children and has spawned two additional centers, one in St. Paul (Central) and one in Lauderdale (Luther). We now have 37 employees, three sites in total, ownership of one facility (Mendota Heights), and are on track to serve 200 families in 2016. In the midst of all of this growth, SonShine retains it's small in-home feel where families, children, and staff aren't lost in the shuffle.

Diversity is our greatest strength. Our diverse staff from different cultures, socioeconomic and educational backgrounds embodies a cross generational group of individuals committed to making the world a better place.  

If you want to work hard, learn, and have fun helping young children thrive, then send us your resume and salary requirements. At the end of a long career in early childhood education you can look back with satisfaction knowing that your time was spent doing something truly remarkable.

Job Description
Teacher (Luther Location)

Promote the healthy development of young children through nurturing, supportive relationships rooted in early childhood education principles. This role is supported through ongoing training and an excellent team of dedicated professionals.

The greatest reward for this position is being able to watch your day-to-day interactions with a child in your group inform her development as she meets her developmental milestones.

Teacher's responsibilities include the following:
read stories, sing songs, and speak with children throughout the day
help prepare and feed children meals
change diapers
observe and record children's development
hold conferences with parents/guardians at least twice a year
communicate planned themes and activities with parents/guardians  
collaborate with parents to develop and meet goals
develop and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum (resources available to help)
perform daily cleaning duties (mop, vacuum, empty trash, clean bathroom, clean dishes, clean mouthed toys, do laundry, etc.)

Work with a collaborative, supportive team of professionals that contribute valuable resources and feedback as well as an attitude that creates a fun, light-hearted work atmosphere. SonShine provides great online and in-person training opportunities to help support on-going professional development.

Qualifications

Reliable, consistent attendance is absolutely critical. If this is an issue do not apply.

We will consider candidates with bachelor degree's first but those with experience working with children in a licensed facility or those with a two year degree in early childhood education or something similar will also be considered.

Candidates must be available to work between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and must have reliable transportation.

If you think this could be a great fit, then send us your resume! We are so excited to welcome a new member onto the SonShine team.

Benefits

The children of full-time SonShine staff attend the center free of charge.

We offer dental insurance and pay a portion of the monthly premium.

We currently do NOT offer medical or 401k benefits.

Employees receive one week of paid time off (PTO) in their first year and it gradually increases over the years. Four weeks per year is the current maximum PTO.

How to Apply

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to nate@sonshinelearningcenter.net.


Contact:
Nate McCallister
6517561530
nate@sonshinelearningcenter.net



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Children's Ministry Coordinator
(7/14/2015)

Spirit of Hope UMC (Golden Valley) is searching for an energizing and creative team member who will coordinate our efforts to provide children and families' opportunities to grow in Christian spirituality through transforming programs and relationships.

Preschool through Grade 6 - responsibilities include: participate as a member of the Children's Ministry Team; develop and implement Christian education programs for children; recruit and train teachers for Sunday morning and seasonal programming; select or create appropriate curriculum; develop programs/events to nurture families with children; be attentive to the spiritual needs of children and their families.

Willingness to learn and embrace the philosophy shaping the educational ministry of Spirit of Hope; demonstrate passion and energy for children; relationship and team building; planning and organization skills; flexibility; proficiency with basic computer programs; initiative, self-starter; listening skills; creativity and thinking outside the box.


Contact:
Jody Grande
763 545 0239
SPR@spiritofhopeumc.org



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Confirmation Leader/Sunday Morning Assistant
(7/10/2015)

St. Paul-Reformation (ELCA) Church in St. Paul is a historic congregation of the ELCA, and we are seeking an energetic person to lead our ninth grade confirmation class (about 5-6 individuals) on Sunday mornings.  This person will also serve as a general assistant to the pastor on Sundays, particularly concerning liturgical duties.  SPR uses the "Here We Stand" Curriculum of Augsburg Fortress, and the ninth grade year specifically focuses on fostering and developing a sense of the Lutheran tradition.  We seek someone upbeat, knowledgeable of the Lutheran tradition, and who is gifted in working with youth.  Interested in learning more?  Contact us!  We'd love to talk with you!


Contact:
Patrick Shebeck
651-224-3371
pastorpatrick@stpaulref.org



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Bookkeeper
(7/10/2015)

St. John's Lutheran Church in Shakopee is currently looking for a bookkeeper to provide accounting support for the church.  In this role, you will be responsible for all areas of A/P including generating checks, maintaining a spreadsheet of invoices, setting up recurring automatic payment systems;  payroll processing utilizing a 3rd party agency; and monthly financials, including journal entries, month-end balancing, and financial reports using an ACS system.  The ability to work 4-6 hours per week and meet time sensitive deadlines is required.  1-3 years of prior bookkeeping experience is mandatory.  If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a resume and wage requirement to lauridahlberg@gmail.com


Contact:
Lauri Dahlberg
952-270-8334
lauridahlberg@gmail.com



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Administrative Assistant
(7/10/2015)

St. John's Lutheran Church in Shakopee is currently looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant to provide support to the pastors, staff and council of this ELCA-affiliated community church.  Responsibilities include maintaining an office presence to greet visitors, answer phone calls, send and receive mail, schedule facilities maintenance, maintain the church website and calendar, and process written correspondence including weekly bulletins, monthly newsletters and general documentation.  1-3 years of previous administrative support experience is required, along with strong written and verbal communication skills and customer services skills.  A proven proficiency with computers, including Word and Excel is needed.  The ability to work 16-20 hours per week in the church office during regular business hours is required.  If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a resume and wage requirement to lauridahlberg@gmail.com


Contact:
Lauri Dahlberg
952-270-8334
lauridahlberg@gmail.com



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Children's Ministry Coordinator
(7/6/2015)

Children's Ministry Coordinator

Organization: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Edina
Job Description: Children's Ministry Coordinator

Reports to: Associate Pastor

General Nature of Work:
The Coordinator of Children's Ministry shall provide leadership for developing and implementing a Christ-centered ministry for children from birth through 5th grade (and their parents) in order for them to grow spiritual and connect their faith to their daily lives.

Part-time: Approximately 20-25 hours per week includes Wednesdays and Sundays.  We have a growing number of young children in our congregation, especially between birth and 6 years old, our hope is for this position to grow along with our children.

Qualifications:
1. A committed Christian who is able to share (and teach) the Christian (Lutheran) faith with children and their parents in a way that is lively and relevant.
2. Enthusiastic commitment to involvement with children and their parents in a wide range of educational, fellowship and service activities, and able to infuse these activities with a sense of Christian community and the mission of the church.
3. Leadership skills: approachable, creative, able to inspire children and adults.
4. Organizational skills: time management, delegation, long-range planning,
5. Volunteer management skills: recruiting, training, and supporting.
6. Listening skills.
7. Ability to work collaboratively with staff, council, parents, and volunteers.
8. Self-motivated: must be able to work without direct supervision.
9. Knowledge of children's spiritual and personal development.
10. Knowledge of music and a willingness to lead singing for our kids' choir.
11. A person of high integrity and standards.

Principal Responsibilities:
1. Work with the Associate Pastor to plan, develop, coordinate, and evaluate activities and programs that promote spiritual growth and meaningful relationships among children and their parents (birth to 5th grade):
a. WAM (worship, art and music)-
b. Vacation Bible School
c. Christmas Program
d. Service Events
e. Fellowship Events
f. Early Childhood Events with parents and children
2. Recruit, train, and support adult leaders who will assist in leading activities and programs, and who will be positive role models for children (and their parents).
3. Maintain effective means for publicizing and promoting programs (through our newsletter, website and Facebook page) and activities for children (and their parents) in the congregation and in the community.
4. Participate in monthly staff meetings.

Candidates should submit cover letter and resume to Pastor Joanna Mitchell via email or standard letter.  

Full Time/Part time:
Part Time

For more information:
Pastor Joanna Mitchell
500 Blake Road
Edina, MN 55343

www.sothchurch.com (mail to joanna.mitchell@sothchurch.com)


Contact:
Pastor Joanna Mitchell
952-935-3457
joanna.mitchell@sothchurch.com



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