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Training Coordinator

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Responsibilities:
The Training Coordinator is responsible for supporting all training activities for Polaris manufacturing. This position requires the ability and desire to drive the attainment of established training objectives, implement program enhancements to achieve key metrics and deliver results. The person filling this role must have strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to be successful in a fast-paced manufacturing environment while managing multiple projects. They must possess strong organizational and analytical skills. Attention to detail and the ability to proactively manage multiple training events is a core responsibility. The successful candidate must be a strong go-getter who can execute a plan with very little supervision.

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in business, organizational development, education, or related area.
Solid knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effectiveness.
Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Outstanding analytical, organizational, and strategic planning skills.
3+ years experience in a training coordination capacity with a proven ability to manage successful learning programs.
Excellent project management skills are required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must; ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Candidates can apply by emailing Alissa their resumes and a brief cover letter for the Polaris Training Coordinator position.

Alissa (Tepley) Henriksen
President
Premier Alliance Group, LLC
Office: 763-463-1520
Mobile: 612-554-8722
Fax: 763-463-1301
alissa@premieralliancegroup.net
www.premieralliancegroup.net

Design Intern position

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Design Intern
Communications Office, University of Minnesota Extension
Center for Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Arts/Communications - Intermediate Level 2702
Position overview
The design intern plays a vital role on the communications team, with responsibility for maintaining some of the U's most popular outreach websites. Our web presence for agriculture, food, garden and environment resources receive millions of page views per year. You will have the opportunity to develop layout, visual design, communications and web development skills in a professional studio environment. Good opportunity to grow in the position over time while you're a U student.
Pay: $10 - $12 per hour
Hours: Approx. 20 hrs/week, to be arranged. Flexible, to be arranged between 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: 277 Coffey Hall, St. Paul campus, University of Minnesota
Start date: Position available immediately.
TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter to Rebecca Noran, ran@umn.edu. Include any portfolio samples as web link, not attachment.

Responsibilities/duties
Website planning and production
• Assist with the planning and organization of content as needed
• Update existing websites with new assets, features and content. Produce finished web pages.
• Use Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
• Prepare digital photographs and graphics for use on the website and in other mediums
• Create PDFs from email and MSWord documents for posting
• Research information and images online. Occasional data entry and administrative assistance.
Print publication production
• Assist with print publications using Adobe InDesign; find and prepare photos for print
• Create, edit and update design files in different formats for different audiences and goals

Qualifications
Education: University of Minnesota student, must be eligible for student employment
Experience: Demonstrated experience preparing and maintaining high quality web pages and doing web design; demonstrated visual design experience. Additional background in editing/writing/communications a plus. Samples of web and graphic design project work will be required at interview. If applicable to your skill set, writing/editing samples will be requested.

Administrative & Research Assistant position

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Administrative & Research Assistant
International Educational Consultant and admission advisor seeks part-time assistant. Responsibilities include:
•Copying, faxing, mailing, filing and other general clerical duties
•Maintain office calendar and meeting schedule
•Correspond with clients via telephone and e-mail
•Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff and agency information
•Monitor and assist with maintenance of the organization's website, blog and other social network media
•Create and modify documents using word processing, spreadsheet, database and/or other presentation software, including web-based applications
•Conduct research, compile data and prepare papers for consideration and presentation to clients as needed
•Assist with travel arrangements and campus visit itineraries

For more details, check out GoldPASS at www.goldpass.umn.edu job number 51497 for the complete details and application procedure.

Law Enforcement Scholarships

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Law Enforcement Opportunities (LEO) organization is offering scholarships to diverse candidates who are interested in careers in law enforcement or corrections. See complete information on the LEO website. Deadline has been extended until June 15, 2010

http://www.laweo.org/flange/schalorships.html

MSSA SCHOLARSHIPS

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Four scholarships are offered by the Minnesota Social Service Association for students enrolled in a Human Service Program at a Minnesota college or university. The scholarships are intended to defray educational expenses for the school year starting in the fall of 2010. The four scholarships are:
1. Two MSSA Education Scholarships for $1000 will be awarded to two undergraduate students enrolled in a program closely related to the human services field.
2. One MSSA Diversity Scholarship for $1000 will be given to a student from a diverse background enrolled in program closely related to the human services field at either the graduate or undergraduate level.
3.One MSSA Graduate Scholarship for $1500 will be given to a graduate student enrolled in a program closely related to the human services field.
The deadline is June 1, 2010. The scholarships will be given before the Fall Semester. Students can download the Scholarship Application at http://www.mnsocialserviceassoc.org/index_files/MSSAScholarship.htm

Hurricane Junior Golf Tour- seeking fall interns

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The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour is a Southeast Regional Golf Tour and was founded with the intention of providing junior boys, and girls, golfers between the ages of 10-19 an opportunity to play exceptional courses in a competitive environment.

Internship Dates:
Fall 2010: August 10, 2010- December 12, 2010
Spring 2011: January 3, 2011- May 16, 2011

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Tournament Set-Up and Preparation Includes, but is not limited too:
- Marking of Golf Course
- Tee and Hole Locations
- Scoreboard Set-Up
- Utility Set-Up
Tournament Duties Includes, but is not limited too:
- Starting and Scoring of Players
- On Course Rules Officiating
- Pace of Play Management
Pre- and Post-Press Releases
Constant Website Updates
Sales and Marketing of Tour and Upcoming Tournaments
Sponsorship Strategies
Contract Negotiation
Product Purchasing
Revenue Building

Qualifications:

Knowledge of the Rules of Golf Not required, but recommended
Strong Customer Service Skills
Ability to Communicate with Children and their Parents
Good Organizational Skills
Working towards bachelor degree
Willingness to Work 50 hours per week
Ability to lift at least 15 pounds
Valid Driver's License
Self Motivated and Hard-Working
Ability to Multi-Task and Accept Challenges in a Fast-Paced Environment
Passion for the Game of Golf
Basic Computer Skills (Microsoft Office)

Monthly Stipend and Housing are included.

How to Apply?
If you are interested in applying for an internship position with the HJGT, please email your resume and cover letter to info@hjgt.org. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews and testing. The deadline to apply for the fall 2010 internship is July 9, 2010. The deadline to apply for the spring 2011 internship is September 12, 2010.

Peace Corps positions increasing

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Peace Corps is increasing the number of volunteer positions, and we have more opportunities than ever for college graduates to apply right now and into the summer and fall. Peace Corps is gearing up for significant volunteer growth, with a goal of 10,000 Peace Corps Volunteers serving around the globe during Peace Corps' 50th Anniversary year 2011.
Peace Corps Volunteers work in these broad areas: education and English/ESL teaching; agriculture, forestry and environment; public health and HIV/AIDS work; youth and community development; and business and IT. They look for applicants skilled in these fields or who are open to gaining more experience prior to departing for service. Interested candidates can go to www.peacecorps.gov/application to apply online and talk with a recruiter about Peace Corps assignments best matching their qualifications.

Entry level HR postion

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American Medical Systems www.americanmedicalsystems.com- medical device manufacturer in the west metro- is starting a search to hire an HR Service Delivery representative to their team. This will be a full time position for a recent graduate. This is a great entry level opportunity to learn human resource from the ground up.
Please check out the company and their position on GoldPASS at www.goldpass.umn.edu

Medical School Information Sessions

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Beginning in June the Medical School on the Twin Cities campus will provide information sessions for students interested in medicine. The schedule and registration system is on our web site at http://www.meded.umn.edu/admissions/

Sessions will be held twice monthly during the summer and then once a month beginning in the fall.

Goldpass positions

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Hello M.Ed ILP Students & Alumni:

There has been a ton of activity on GoldPASS www.goldpass.umn.edu with
education employers posting positions! Please do not forget to check out
great positions with schools organizations like:

-Isanti Middle School

-Community School of Excellence

-PPL.ORG- Project for Pride in Living

And much more.

Community School of Excellence ELL Teacher

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The ELL teacher is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring the English Language Learning program. The ELL Teacher works closely with faculty to build teachers' expertise in instructing students who are English Language Learners; works directly with students to support their learning needs; and communicates frequently with families providing them with information about language and literacy development and their students' progress.

To apply to teach with us at CSE, electronically submit the following documents to application@csemn.org

-Letter of introduction and interest
-Current Resume
-Completed CSE application, including CSE Application Essay Questions
-Send a video snapshot of your instruction in action to application@csemn.org. More than one video may be submitted, yet each video must be under 10 minutes in length. (Please note, you may upload to YouTube and send us the link to your video, if you prefer)

CSE
http://www.csemn.org/resources/1/Application/employment%20Application%5b1%5
d%20CSE%20spring%202010.docx
Application

CSE
http://www.csemn.org/resources/1/Application/CSE%20application%20essay%20qu
estions%20spring%202010.docx
Application Essay Questionaire

Please contact us at 651-917-0073 if you have any questions, thank you!

Useful Link: http://www.csemn.org/CAREER.aspx

Project for Pride in Living Youth Development strives to empower students from low-income families to achieve success in school and in life through academic support and hands on enrichment opportunities.

PRE-K PLAYGROUP BUDDY
PPL is looking for patient and creative individuals to help with a toddler playgroup for the children of immigrant and refugees in a small a PPL affordable housing community in St. Paul. The playgroup emphasizes pre-literacy activities and motor skill development. Pairing Buddies with toddlers during playgroup provides their parents with time to then attend on-site adult education sessions.

SUMMER HANGOUT TUTOR/MENTOR
PPL is looking for patient, fun, and caring individuals to volunteer with an evening summer program that serves youth in a small affordable housing community in St. Paul. Summer Hangout engages pre-k through elementary-age residents in fun literacy and enrichment activities right in their backyard.

TODDLER/PRE-K PLAYGROUP INTERN
PPL is looking for patient and creative individuals to help lead a small toddler/pre-K playgroup for immigrants and refugees of a PPL affordable housing community in St. Paul. The playgroup emphasizes pre-literacy activities and motor skill development. With the support of PPL staff and other volunteers, interns plan playgroup activities and work directly with a small group of toddlers/pre-k students.

CONTACT JOAN BENNETT FOR MORE INFORMATION
(651) 208-4416
JOAN.BENNETT@PPL-INC.ORG
APPLY AT WWW.PPL-INC.ORG/VOLUNTEER


Senior Research Analyst Position

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The Policy & Research Group is a research firm based in New Orleans, specializing in research and evaluation of public policy and programs. We apply high-quality social science methodology to study a broad range of areas, including: substance abuse; HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment; mental health; education; housing; equitable state fiscal policies; and public health. See www.policyandresearch.com for more information.
The Senior Research Analyst will contribute to: analysis and reporting for evaluation and research projects; proposals and grant applications; and presentations and publications. The Senior Research Analyst will work on multiple projects simultaneously and mentor junior staff in summarizing and explaining research findings and their implications.

Go to http://goldpass.umn.edu/ to search for this job posting and find more information on how to apply.

Attention Graduates: we want to hear from you!

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Are you graduating this spring or have you graduated recently?
Please take the Graduation Survey! Your responses will help current and prospective students make important career-related decisions.

Physical Science/Math Teacher

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City Academy High School has an opening for 1.0 FTE dual licensed
position in 7‐12 Physical Science and 7‐12 Math. Fluency in either
Hmong or Spanish is helpful. City Academy is a small charter high
school located on the east side of St. Paul, Minnesota specializing in
returning students to school for the completion of their high school
diplomas and preparing them for post‐secondary opportunities.
Successful City Academy teachers are flexible, creative and student
focused. Our teachers enjoy developing and adapting curriculum, and
recognize that greater attention to individual students is the
trade‐off for smaller class sizes.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to:


Oscar Schefers
City Academy
958 Jessie St.
Saint Paul, MN 55130.
If you prefer to submit electronically, email the information to
inquiry+math@cityacademy.org, in PDF format.

Visit http://cityacademy.org/ for more information.

Assistant Child Care Teacher

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The Child Care Center is seeking an Assistant Child Care Teacher (On-Call,
Hourly Sub). To apply, go to employment.umn.edu and search for requisition
number 166238.

Link-Up Mentor Program

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This fall a new campus-wide program, Link-Up, will begin to help first-year
students become acclimated to the U. We are looking for students who are at
least in their second year that would love to spend their time leading and
learning from an incoming student.

-For more information and applications, go to http://z.umn.edu/linkup
-Questions? E-mail us at linkup@umn.edu

*This program is run by students and supported by the Office of Student
Engagement and the College of Liberal Arts

MSSA Scholarships

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Four scholarships are offered by the Minnesota Social Service Association
for students enrolled in a Human Service Program at a Minnesota college or
university. The scholarships are intended to defray educational expenses for
the school year starting in the fall of 2010. The four scholarships are:

1. Two MSSA Education Scholarships for $1000 will be awarded to two
undergraduate students enrolled in a program closely related to the human
services field.

2. One MSSA Diversity Scholarship for $1000 will be given to a student from
a diverse background enrolled in program closely related to the human
services field at either the graduate or undergraduate level.

3.One MSSA Graduate Scholarship for $1500 will be given to a graduate
student enrolled in a program closely related to the human services field.

The deadline is June 1, 2010. The scholarships will be given before the Fall
Semester. Students can download the Scholarship Application at the MSSA
website http://na02.mypinpointe.com/link.php?M=7395631&N=7012&L=7668&F=H

Questions should be directed to Deb Most, Director of Member Services, at
651-789-4328.

Walmart Internship Grant

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Student Veterans and Service Members - get paid for your internship!
If you have an internship that is unpaid or low-paid (you are making
less than $1800 a semester), you may be eligible for a Walmart
Internship Grant! Open to undergrad and grad students at all U of M
campuses. May/Summer application deadline is June 9! Details and
application instructions at http://onestop.umn.edu/veterans/gift_aid.html

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