NCR-SARE Student Worker - Office and Communications

The North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program (NCR-SARE) is seeking a U of M undergrad student worker to assist with office and communication outreach work related to sustainable agriculture grant projects. Duties include but are not limited to helping with website updates, entering and gathering information from databases (Access) and spreadsheets (Excel), preparing PowerPoint presentations, graphic design, and video work.

Details of duties

  • Assist with image library project
  • Assist in updating website
  • Assist with developing information products
  • Assist with proofreading, writing, media organization, video editing, website content management, and other communications activities
  • Assist with entering new information for contacts, reports, and dates in the database, and retrieve information using Microsoft Access, and updating as needed
  • Assist with creating new charts and updating Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
  • Other duties as requested (filing, copying, mailings, etc.)

Qualifications

  • Well-organized
  • Familiarity with computers
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Willingness and motivation to complete repetitive tasks

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience using content management systems (especially EZ Publish)
  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of iMovie

Starting date: Negotiable

Hours: 10-15 hours per week, flexible Monday through Friday between 8 am and 4:30 pm

How to apply

Please submit resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (a few paragraphs) to Beth Nelson, bethnelson@umn.edu.