Staff Positions

Classified Position Openings

SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY

College Laboratory Assistant 1 - Natural Science Option

Application Deadline: May 14, 2018, 11:59 p.m.

Salary Range: $16.58 - $22.84/hour

Days of Work: Monday - Friday, part-time, seasonal position; approx 30 hours/week during Academic Year

Bargaining Unit/Union: AFSCME 207

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Position Purpose:

This position exists to provide laboratory organization, media preparation, materials organization and support for the biology, chemistry, and environmental science classes and the professors who teach these classes.

Minimum Qualifications (expected to have to enter job):

  • Post-secondary coursework in natural science sufficient to provide technical lab services for students, faculty, and staff, OR 6 months of teaching/tutoring experience in natural  sciences at the high school level or above, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, environmental science or related field is preferred.
  • Knowledge of natural sciences and teaching techniques.
  • Sufficient knowledge of laboratory equipment to instruct others in the proper use of equipment.
  • Ability to work with instructors teaching the courses.
  • Ability to plan, assign and evaluate the performance of student workers.
  • Ability to work well with diverse populations.
  • Experience with removal of chemical waste

Application deadline for applying is May 14, 2018.  To apply for this position, applicants must submit their resume and application through the Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB) Employment web site: http://www.mn.gov/mmb/careers/   Follow the directions on the MMB website to apply for this position.  Use Job ID Number 23339 to view and apply for the vacancy.

 

General Maintenance Worker

Application Deadline: May 14, 2018, 11:59 p.m.

Salary Range: $14.22 - $20.12/hour

Days of Work: Tuesday - Saturday 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm Academic Year; Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm Summer

Bargaining Unit/Union: AFSCME 203

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Position Purpose:

This position provides custodial and housekeeping to nine academic and administrative buildings. To assist departments, staff, faculty and students by providing human resources to move, rearrange or otherwise accommodate requests that will assist in functioning of the physical area they occupy. To provide or seek assistance in providing a safe and secure environment. To make minor repairs and report to supervisors major repairs or damage.

Minimum Qualifications (expected to have to enter job):

  • Different types of flooring/floor covering sufficient to determine proper methods of maintenance and appropriate cleaning methods, materials, agents and equipment.
  • Chemical cleaning agents such as disinfectants, glass cleaner and soaps sufficient to appropriately select the agent(s), handle and apply, and dispose of safely.
  • Methods, tools, and equipment used in maintenance sufficient to use effectively and operate safely and to make minor repairs. 
  • Must have the ability to follow simple oral and written assignments, perform assigned tasks with limited work direction and keep simple records. 
  • Physical demands include frequent bending, stooping, stretching, and lifting up to 40-60 lbs.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Six (6) months or more related experience
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Ability to work effectively alone or in a team environment

Please Note:

Occasionally required to work overtime.

Application deadline for applying is May 14, 2018.  To apply for this position, applicants must submit their resume and application through the Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB) Employment web site: http://www.mn.gov/mmb/careers/   Follow the directions on the MMB website to apply for this position.  Use Job ID Number 23348 to view and apply for the vacancy.


Other State of Minnesota position can be found at: http://www.mn.gov/mmb/careers/

 

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

Southwest Minnesota State University is committed to assisting all members of the University community in providing for their own safety and security.  The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the University Public Safety website at http://www.smsu.edu/campuslife/publicsafety/.

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the University Public Safety Office in the Founders Hall Basement, 1501 State St, Marshall, MN or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 507-537-7252.

The report(s) contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.  They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Southwest Minnesota State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

This information is required by law and is provided by Southwest Minnesota State University’s Public Safety.

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