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    Student jobs at Luther Seminary

    • Admissions Hospitality Coordinator

      The purpose of this position is to provide our team with general office support and assist in the planning and implementation of large campus visit events. The position must provide a high level of customer service and professionalism in working with prospective students and campus partners.  The position is also responsible for fielding phone calls at the front desk and greeting Admissions Office visitors.

      I. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

        1. Assist in planning for Dokimazo (fall and spring), Scholarship Weekend and Previews.
        2. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, registration management, catering planning, arranging overnight accommodations, transportation coordination and off-site meal hospitality for event participants.
        3. Collaborate with Admissions Office staff to provide a welcoming and hospitable environment for all prospective student visitors.
        4. Coordinate with the lead Visit Coordinator on Admissions Ambassador needs for events.
        5. Field phone calls at the front desk, including answering general questions, transferring calls, and appropriate follow-up.
        6. Serve as greeter for Admissions Office visitors.
        7. Communicate with prospective students (phone, email, hand-written notes).
        8. Build stronger relationships with key partners on campus, including Faculty, Registrar, Financial Aid, Student Life, Seminary Relations, Facilities, and others.
        9. Serve as an ambassador with key constituencies, alumni, donors, and other key influencers.
        10. Other projects related to supporting recruitment and vocational discernment at Luther.

      II. JOB SPECIFICATIONS

      A. Desired Education and Experience

        • Current student at Luther Seminary
        • Previous work experience in admissions preferred
        • Involvement on staff or as volunteer in church or campus ministry
        • Understanding of and connection to ELCA colleges and camps and/or connections in ecumenical networks.
        • 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.

      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 Admissions Office.


      Posted 5/24/16
    • Admissions Visit Coordinator

      This position provides a high level of customer service and professionalism in the coordination and follow-up of all individual campus visits for prospective students. The position is also responsible for fielding phone calls at the front desk and greeting Admissions Office visitors.

      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

      • Receive, process, and coordinate all requests for individual campus visits. Prepare itineraries which reflect the requests and needs of prospective students.
      • Organize all aspects of the campus visit, including, but not limited to:  arranging overnight accommodations, scheduling appointments with staff, arranging campus tours and opportunities to sit in on classes.
      • Assist with leadership for the Student Ambassador program.
      • Greet prospective student visitors and orient them to their schedule.
      • Provide administrative support to help Admissions team members coordinate Admissions events.
      • Field phone calls at the front desk, including answering general questions, transferring calls, and appropriate follow-up.
      • Communicate with prospective students (phone, email, hand-written notes). Record communication in database.
      • Build strong working relationships with key partners on campus, including Faculty, Registrar, Financial Aid, Housing, Student Life, Seminary Relations, Facilities and others.
      • Serve as an ambassador with key constituencies, alumni, donors and other key influencers.
      • Participate and assist in leadership of Admissions events.
      • Other projects related to supporting recruitment and vocational discernment at Luther.

      POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

      • Current student at Luther Seminary
      • Previous work experience in admissions preferred
      • Involvement on staff or as a volunteer in church or campus ministry
      • Understanding of and connection to ELCA colleges and camps and/or connections in ecumenical networks.
      • Previous experience or openness to working in inter-cultural settings
      • 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 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:

      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 Jen Olsen Krengel (Jolsenkrengel001@luthersem.edu).


      Posted 5/24/16
    • Luther Crew (6 positions available)

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

      Position Requirements:

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

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


      Posted 5/23/16
    • Data Entry Clerk - 2 positions available!

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

      JOB DUTIES:

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

      JOB REQUIREMENTS:

      1. Desired Education and Experience:

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

      2. Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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

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


      Posted 5/17/16
    • Office of Technology Student Worker - 2 positions available!

      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 5/17/16
    • 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
    • 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
    • Thankathon Caller

      This position will contact donors of the seminary to thank them for their generous gifts on behlf of the student body, and also assist at the Seminary Relations front desk.

      JOB DUTIES:

      • Connect personally with Luther Seminary’s donors via telephone to thank them for their generosity
      • Write thank you notes to our donors
      • Greet guests and answer phone calls
      • Provide clerical support for Administrative Assistant and other staff
      • Other duties as assigned

      Job Specifications:

      A. Desired Education and Experience:

      • Student at Luther Seminary

      B. Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ease and flexibility with phone 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 directly to Jenna Goldberg (jgeiske001@luthersem.edu) for review.


      Posted 1/29/16
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.

      • Church Building Steward - Housing Included

        Building Steward Staff Position (Effective September 1, 2016 -- August 30, 2017)
        Zion Lutheran Church, Minneapolis

        Reports to: Pastor and Executive Team
        Status: Part-time
        FLSA: Non-Exempt

        Job Summary: The Building Steward will provide building care and hospitality for the staff and community of Zion Lutheran Church.

        Essential Functions:
        - Ensure the building's organization and cleanliness through regular responsibilities.
        - Manage the church security system and help Zion offer safe space for community.
        Provide hospitality to tenant groups and the Zion community.
        - Communicate with the church staff about building needs, supplies, and security.
        - Organize volunteers for building repair or improvement projects.

        Minimum Qualifications:
        - Basic building maintenance skills
        - Able to physically lift 50 pounds
        - Strong verbal communication skills

        Abilities Preferred:
        - CPR/AED trained and certified
        - Bilingual (English and Spanish)

        This staff position's responsibilities require 10-12 hours per week in exchange for on-site housing. Zion's one-bedroom apartment has private entrance, access to shared laundry, and ample storage. Lease also includes the cost of utilities, trash, and one parking space. To apply for this position, send a letter of interest and resume (if applicable) to Pastor Meta Carlson at Zion Lutheran Church 128 West 33rd Street Minneapolis, MN 55408 or email mcarlson@zionchurchmpls.org. Further information available upon request.


        Posted 9/21/16
      • Director of Youth Ministries

        Christ Lutheran Church wants you to join in our vision of growing Christ-centered relationships with our youth and their families!

        We are seeking a Director of Youth Ministries to support and cultivate our well-established high school youth and foster our blossoming and enthusiastic middle school group.

        To learn more about the position, view the Director of Youth Ministries job description at www.clcvalpo.org/doym

        If you are interested, please submit your resume to our Search Team at ymsearch@clcvalpo.org.  

        Resumes will be accepted from Sunday, June 19, 2016 through Sunday, July 31, 2016.

        No phone calls please; direct your questions to our Search Team at ymsearch@clcvalpo.org.


        Posted 7/31/16
      • Sexual assault advocate volunteer

        You can make a world of difference.
        SOS Sexual Violence Services of Saint Paul Ramsey County Public Health needs volunteers to help staff our 24 hours rape crisis line evenings and weekends.  We provide free and extensive training.  Training begins the end of September 2016.  For more information please call 651-266-1000 or email asksos@co.ramsey.mn.us.  See also our website at sosramsey.org for more information.


        Posted 7/19/16
      • Social Media and Website Coordinator

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

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


        Posted 6/6/16
      • Mail Services

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


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

         

        http://www.metromarket.net/


        Posted 6/6/16
      • Marketing Assistant Intern

        We are looking for a Marketing Assistant intern to join our team in a part-time basis. He/she must be familiar with Digital Marketing/Advertising concepts.

        This internship provides an introduction to business through digital marketing concept, as well as insights into social business and social entrepreneurship.

        The internship phase is for 3months with the possibility of a permanent contract.

        Responsibilities Include;
        *Distribution of Marketing Materials such as Magazines, Flyers,Enewsletter ;
        *Analyzing campaigns;
        *Processing sales orders;


        Posted 5/16/16