*All applicants must be enrolled at least part-time and have a financial aid award letter on-file (award letter not required for PSEO and most International students)

Center for Advanced Aviation Office Assistant

Hours per Week: 20

Work Schedule: To be determined; flexible around your class schedule

Job Location: Center for Advanced Aviation, Duluth Airport

Responsibilities/Description: Assist with the varied tasks of the LSC Center for Advanced Aviation office to include data entry, word-processing, copying, filing, scanning and other office tasks as assigned. Office Assistant will also have the opportunity to help with special events such as Open House, group tours and other aviation activities.

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications: Must have solid computer skills and be reliable. Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, dependable and punctual. Must possess strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills. Ability to work independently and without direct supervision at times, and assist others on the aviation team. Must adhere to LSC’s policy of student confidentiality. Must be a student enrolled for fall 2018 at LSC.

Contact Info: Dan Traska, 218-733-7737, daniel.traska@lsc.edu

Off-Campus Adoption Counselor

Hours per Week: 16-24

Work Schedule: Tuesday through Sunday from 11 am to 6:30 pm

Job Location: Animal Allies Humane Society, 4006 Airport Road Duluth MN

Responsibilities/Description:

  • Provide excellent customer service to visitors, adopters, and other stakeholders.
  • Perform Adoption Candidate Counseling in accordance with AAHS guidelines and under the direction of Adoption Team Lead and Adoption Program Manager.
  • Present accurate information regarding adoptable animals to the public both verbally and in written form.
  • Utilize multiple forms of media and attend events to raise public awareness of AAHS Adoption Program such as Adoptapet.com, various newspapers, and television.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with AAHS policies and procedures.
  • Promote retail sales as well as membership sales to meet monthly budget goals.
  • Perform necessary follow up steps to ensure the welfare of adopted animals.
  • Verify that all animals are up-to-date on all necessary procedures at the point of adoption.
  • Attend meetings and trainings as assigned by Adoption Team Lead and Adoption Program Manager.
  • Perform introductions to cats and dogs of various sizes, breeds, and temperaments with the public who may be interested in adopting them.
  • Assist in the intake of animals with a kind and professional demeanor.

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

Education Qualifications:

Associate’s degree in a science, human services, business field, OR Veterinary Technician Certification or similar education preferred.  Combination of education and experience may be substituted for degree.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Friendly, outgoing personality who enjoys customer service.
  • Ability to be non-judgmental and follow AAHS’ open adoption philosophy when speaking with adopters and members of the public.
  • Minimum of two years experience in customer service and conflict resolution preferred.
  • Ability to deal objectively with challenging situations and maintain a professional approach in situations of conflict.
  • Knowledge and experience in retail sales.
  • General computer skills and experience in G Suite preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of animal behavior and temperament, and experience and comfort in handling dogs and cats. Comfort in handling large dogs and animals who may be behaviorally challenging. Previous experience in a vet clinic, boarding facility, or shelter setting, and knowledge of basic animal care preferred.
  • Willingness and ability to speak and write effectively in a fast-paced environment while addressing needs of the public.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Experience with cash handling and transactions preferred.
  • Understanding the difference between a sanctuary and a shelter, and respecting the professional decision-making process for animals in our care.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without accommodations.

Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic times throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder height and below the waist. Lifting as required to file documents or store materials and provide care and supervision of domestic animals up to 150 lbs. throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required.

Who to Contact: Keri Heise, Adoption Program Manager, adoptmgr@animalallies.net

Off Campus Veterinary Assistant

Hours per week: 10-20

Work Schedule: Monday through Sunday, times and shifts are open – 8 am until 6pm

Job Location: Animal Allies Humane Society, 4006 Airport Road, Duluth, MN 55811

Responsibilities/Description:

  • Perform intake examinations on all incoming animals
  • Assist with providing vaccinations and performing blood draws
  • Administer medications to animals as prescribed by the veterinarian
  • Prepare patients for a variety of procedures
  • Safely restrain patients during examinations and other procedures
  • Transport patients from kennels to medical room
  • Transport animals to and from outside veterinary services such as spay/neuter and appointments
  • Maintain communication with Adoption and Kennel staff regarding the animals in our care, including suggesting moves of the animals throughout the building
  • Provide excellent patient care
  • Perform daily cleaning of medical area, especially in between patients
  • Clean medical areas including mopping and sweeping
  • Performing fecal flotations and other diagnostic tests
  • Entering medical records and other information into our Shelter Buddy record keeping system
  • Other duties may be performed as required or assigned by medical manager

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without accommodations. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Client Education

  1. Must be able to learn basic veterinary medical concepts including, but not limited to, surgical and anesthetic protocols and anesthetic risks, basic veterinary medicine terminology, and provide hands on care to the animals in our care
  2. Must also be able to communicate basic veterinary concepts to clients and repeat information relayed by a veterinarian to the public and other departments
  3. Must communicate with the public in a professional manner

Animal Handling

  1. Will handle (on average) 25 dogs and cats per day
  2. Must learn characteristics of animal behavior (for example: be able to identify aggressive or fearful behaviour)
  3. Must be comfortable with both dogs and cats and handling those that are difficult to restrain in a safe manner
  4. Should identify own limitations and be willing to ask for help

Physical Requirements

  1. Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours
  2. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help
  3. Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly
  4. Must be able to work in potentially extreme environmental temperatures

Emotional/Mental Requirements

  1. Work under stressful conditions, and work efficiently and effectively under those conditions
  2. Respond quickly to a variety of medical situations as needed
  3. Cope with animal death in a healthy way
  4. Ability to recognize need for assistance and ask for help
  5. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations

Potential and Prolonged Exposure:  While performing the duties of this job, the veterinary assistant is exposed to hazards associated with aggressive patients; hazards associated with infected animals; exposure to unpleasant odors, chemicals and noises; exposure to bites, scratches and animal wastes; and possible exposure to contagious diseases.

  1. Prolonged exposure to various aqueous solutions including, but not limited to, dish soap, chlorhexidine, isopropanol, and hydrogen peroxide
  2. Potential exposure to isoflurane anesthetic gas
  3. Prolonged exposure to quaternary ammonium cleaners and bleach
  4. Potential exposure to sharps, including needles and surgical blades
  5. Potential exposure to infected or aggressive animals, animal wastes and animal blood.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without accommodations.

Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. Duties may require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day; reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials; and, provide care and supervision of domestic animals up to 150 pounds throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job with or without accommodations.

The performance of this position will require exposure to animal shelter areas and interaction with domestic animals of varying temperaments which may require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields, protective gloves, and hearing protection.

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions or qualifications associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise or require that other or different tasks be performed as circumstances change.

Who to Contact: Lindsay Niemi, Practice Manager lindsayn@animalallies.net

Student Payment Office Assistant

Hours per Week: 8

Work Schedule: Will vary Monday – Friday, preferably 2-3 hours per day, 2-3 days per week – may increase slightly after fall

Job Location: Student Payment Office, Room S1983

Description: Provide accurate data entry for cashiering tuition payments, assist customers and answer questions at Student Payment Office window, answer phones, filing, copying, office mail distribution, assist other Business Office staff with projects, miscellaneous office-related tasks as assigned.

Requirements: Good general office knowledge; knowledge of Microsoft Office;  must be accurate, dependable, able to maintain confidentiality, and be personable with students/staff and fit in well with office environment.

Contact: Lynn Hawes, 733-5929 or l.hawes@lsc.edu

Math Tutors  –  tutors needed for two levels of Math Labs – Fall 2018

Hours per Week: 10-20 (within hours of operation)

Work Schedule: To be determined; Monday –Thursday:  7:30am – 6:00pm and Friday: 7:30am – 4:00pm

Department/Location: Tutoring and Learning Center

Responsibilities/Description: Assist students in understanding math principles; provide study tips/examples of similar problems.  Tutors are needed in two different Math labs. Math Lab A supports students in classes ranging from Alg. I to Pre-Calc. Math Lab B supports students from Calc I to Differential Equations.  Most student tutors work in one lab or the other.

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications: Math Lab A Required Coursework:  Completion of College Algebra or Pre-Calc. with a grade of B or higher OR earned a grade of B or higher in any other upper level Math classes.

Math Lab B Required Coursework: Completion Calculus I with a grade of B or higher.

Students who are qualified in the above mentioned are not required to remember all coursework. Tutors will have the assistance of professional tutors and access to text resources. Tutors are expected to demonstrate to students how to find the answers

Other requirements: dependable; effective speaking and listening skills; English language proficiency; able to work with diverse student population; casual appropriate dress; paid tutor training is required and will be provided.

Who to Contact: Kelli Hallsten Erickson, Director, Tutoring and Learning Center, k.hallsten@lsc.edu

ERTC Assistant

Hours per Week: up to 20

Work Schedule: Flexible – based on worker’s class schedule and the needs of the ERTC

Department/Location: LSC Emergency Response Training Center (ERTC) 11501 Hwy 23, Duluth, MN  55808 (Gary New Duluth)

Responsibilities/Description: To provide general cleaning of equipment and shop floors. Power washing, sweeping, cleaning the interior of trucks and other general custodial assistance as requested. Assist with other miscellaneous tasks as directed by ERTC staff.

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications: Must be a degree seeking student enrolled in at least 6 credits and maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Who to Contact: Tamara Arnott, tamara.arnott@lsc.edu (please put “Student Worker Position” in the subject line)

Center for Advanced Aviation Shop Assistant

Hours per Week: 20

Work Schedule: To be determined; flexible around your class schedule

Job Location: Center for Advanced Aviation, Duluth Airport

Responsibilities/Description: Assist with the varied tasks of the LSC Center for Advanced Aviation – Aviation Maintenance Program to include checking out tools and monitoring supply levels, assist moving aircraft into and out of the hangar, and keeping hangar/shop floor neat and orderly.  Additional responsibilities may include data entry, word-processing, copying, filing, scanning and other office tasks as assigned. Shop Assistant will also have the opportunity to help with special events such as Open House, group tours and other aviation activities.

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications: Must have aviation knowledge or be enrolled in an Aviation Program and be reliable. Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, dependable and punctual. Must possess strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills. Ability to work independently and without direct supervision at times, and assist others on the Aviation team. Must adhere to LSC’s policy of student confidentiality. Must be a student enrolled for fall 2017 at LSC.

Contact Info: Dan Traska, 218-733-7737, daniel.traska@lsc.edu

Center for Advanced Aviation Flight Operations Assistant

Hours per Week: 20

Work Schedule: To be determined; flexible around your class schedule

Job Location: Center for Advanced Aviation, Duluth Airport

Responsibilities/Description: Assist with the varied tasks of the LSC Center for Advanced Aviation flight operations to include checking out aircraft, cleaning aircraft, moving aircraft into and out of the hangar, and assisting in keeping hangar neat and orderly.  Additional responsibilities may include data entry, word-processing, copying, filing, scanning and other office tasks as assigned. Dispatch Assistant will also have the opportunity to help with special events such as Open House, group tours and other aviation activities.

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications: Must have aviation knowledge or be enrolled in an aviation program and be reliable. Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, dependable and punctual. Must possess strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills. Ability to work independently and without direct supervision at times, and assist others on the aviation team. Must adhere to LSC’s policy of student confidentiality. Must be a student enrolled for fall 2017 at LSC.

Contact Info: Dan Traska, 218-733-7737, daniel.traska@lsc.edu

Off-Campus Kennel Attendant

Hours per Week: 12-20

Work Schedule: Monday through Sunday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, particularly weekday mornings

Job Location: Animal Allies Humane Society, 4006 Airport Road Duluth MN

Responsibilities/Description:

This position will provide caring, humane treatment to shelter animals in a safe healthy environment as outlined within the guidelines of Animal Allies Humane Society mission and policy/procedure statements and under the direction of the Kennel Manager.

  • Daily routine care of Shelter Animals including: cleaning and disinfection of kennels, supplies and surroundings. Deep cleaning of kennels after an animal has been adopted or moved within the shelter.
  • Providing fresh food and water daily, while noting appetite, stool and kennel appearance in the daily records.
  • Provide enrichment for animals under direction of Kennel Manager.
  • Regularly checking of all animals in assigned area for health problems, and reporting any concerns to the Medical Manager or Shelter Veterinarian.
  • Providing proper training, guidance and instruction to volunteers who assist with animal care.
  • Follow all written and stated policies and procedures regarding documentation.
  • Perform daily general cleaning duties including sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming of public areas, garbage and recycling removal, and cleaning and restocking of restrooms.
  • Maintain cleaning and maintenance supplies. Inform Kennel Manager when supplies are low and re-stock under their direction.
  • Perform laundry room duties including washing/sanitizing dishes, cleaning, drying and folding laundry, keeping dryer free of lint, ensuring adequate chemical levels on washing machine and cleaning of drain on washing machine.
  • Perform or assist with feline-alities/canine-alities under the direction of the Adoption Program Manager.
  • Assist with snow and ice removal.
  • Regular participation in staff meetings and trainings to share ideas and suggestions to improve animal care and shelter operations.
  • Perform various other duties as assigned by management personnel.

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without accommodations.

Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed.  The position may require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day.  Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to store materials and provide care and supervision of domestic animals up to 150 lbs. throughout the workday.  Proper lifting techniques required.

The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to animal shelter areas and interaction with domestic animals of varying temperaments which may require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields, protective gloves, and hearing protection.

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions or qualifications associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise or require that other or different tasks be performed as circumstances change.

Who to Contact:  David Carlson, Kennel and Facilities Manager, david@animalallies.net

Radiologic Technology Assistant

Hours per Week: The position is scheduled for 7 hours per week, but may be a revised schedule depending on lab testing weeks.

Work Schedule: The program is willing to work around the work study students’ schedule, but the student worker must have Monday mornings and afternoons available.

Job Location: Main Campus, Radiologic Technology Labs

Responsibilities: Maintaining the lab by keeping it stocked, cleaned, and supervised while students are practicing. Other various duties will be filing, the picking up and delivery of mail, preparing mailers, and copying. This student will be using some of their time to assist program students in their lab testing.

Requirements: Computer knowledge of Microsoft office is a must! The person filling this position will have access to sensitive information therefore must have the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Who to Contact: Britni Hardy 218-733-7713

Off-Campus English & Math Tutor – Neighborhood Youth Services

Hours per Week: 10

Work Schedule: varies – hours between 2:30pm – 7:00pm, Monday – Friday

Job Location: Neighborhood Youth Services – Washington Center; 310 N. 1st Ave. W., Duluth, MN 55806

Responsibilities/Description: Seeking an enthusiastic tutor to work up to 10 hours per week with culturally diverse youth at our Neighborhood Youth Services (NYS) program. NYS is a community-based after school program for youth ages 6-18 located in downtown Duluth. The tutor would be responsible for supporting elementary, middle, and high school youths’ academic achievement through proactive and on-demand tutoring services offered at NYS.

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be competent in English and Math, possess effective verbal and written communication skills, have direct experience working with youth ages 6-17 in an academic or similar enrichment environment, and be working towards a degree in education, human services, or a similar field with demonstrated experience related to the position. Must be eligible for Federal Work Study.

Who to Contact: Josh Johnson, NYS Program Coordinator, 218-623-6474, jjohnson@thehillsyfs.org