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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
New Students and Family Programs

Student Employment

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/newstudent/studentemployment.html

Summer Orientation Staff Positions

Registration Assistant and Office Assistant Applications are now available.

Registration Assistant Position

Please review and complete the Registration Assistant/Office Assistant Application Packet. All materials, including references are due March, 19, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

  • Registration Assistant/Office Assistant Application Packet (Word Format)
  • Registration Assistant/Office Assistant Application Packet [PDF] (PDF Format) (545 KiB)

 

Registration Assistant Benefits Include:

  • Assist new students with the registration process at Orientation!
  • Must be enrolled in a summer course and be available from Noon-5:00 p.m. from May 28-July 22, 2014.
  • Earns $8.00 per hour!


Summer Office Assistant Position

Please review and complete the Registration Assistant/Office Assistant Application Packet. All materials, including references are due March, 19, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

  • Office Assistant/Registration Assistant Application Packet (Word Format)
  • Office Assistant/Registration Assistant Application Packet [PDF] (PDF Format) (545 KiB)

Works in the Office of New Student and Family Programs!

  • Must be enrolled in a summer course.
  • Earns $8.00 per hour!

 

Orientation Peer Assistant (OPA) 
Position is CLOSED for Summer 2014

Orientation Peer Assistant (OPA)  Position

The Office of New Student and Family Programs seeks to employ undergraduate students who are committed to assisting new and transfer students with their transition to Minnesota State University, Mankato.

The orientation positions require students to serve as positive role models, mentors, discussion leaders, tour guides, educators, or class registration advisors. Summer orientation positions require students to be available from the middle of May through the end of July and periodically throughout the academic year. These positions provide students with campus involvement experience as well as additional benefits.

Orientation Peer Assistant Benefits Include:

  • Leadership experience
  • Compensation of approximately $3,600.00
  • Free housing during the summer orientation
  • Free meals during the orientation programs
  • Earned University credit 

 

For more information on any of these positions contact:

Melissa (Mel) Iverson
Office of New Student and Family Programs
Preska 103
Phone: 507-389-5498
Email: melissa.iverson@mnsu.edu


 

Learning Community Coordinators

Applications for the 2014-15 team of LCCs are no longer being accepted. The 2015-16 positions will be posted in early December 2014.

First-year learning communities:

For a description of each of the first-year learning communities being offered in 2014-15, please visit: www.mnsu.edu/newstudent/communities/future/types.html

Sophomore learning communities:

For a description of each of the sophomore learning communities being offered in 2014-15, please visit: www.mnsu.edu/newstudent/communities/current/sophomores.html

References

Any application for a Learning Community Coordinator position will require three professional references. Applicants should ask their references to use the form below and submit them directly to Kate Hansen in the Office of New Student and Family Programs: Preska Residence Community 103, fax 507-389-5183 or kate.hansen@mnsu.edu.

[PDF] LCC Applicant Reference Form (366 KiB)

[DOC] LCC Applicant Reference Form (MS Word) (36 KiB)

For more information, contact Kate Hansen in the Office of New Student and Family Programs at 507-389-5498, Preska 103, or kate.hansen@mnsu.edu.

Purpose of a Learning Community

The Minnesota State University, Mankato learning communities program provides an opportunity for incoming first-year students to join a community that supports their academic success and transition to college life, as well as encourages students to involve themselves in different opportunities the campus has to offer. learning community students take some of their semester classes together and many live on the same residence hall floor providing an excellent opportunity to connect with other first-year students.

Role of the Learning Community Coordinators

Each learning community has their own Learning Community Coordinator (LCC) who is dedicated to the academic success of every member as they transition to college life at Minnesota State University Mankato. The LCC assists each student in setting academic goals, develops study groups for the community, and plans service work, cultural appreciation, and other events. LCCs don't actually take the courses with the learning community students, but successful candidates have often taken and done well in the courses offered in the learning community they're applying for.

Benefits include:

  • Leadership experience
  • Compensation of $3000 per year
  • Coordinators of 1st-year LCs who live on-campus are provided a single-occupancy room at the price rate of a double-occupancy room