MDC Office Support Assistant
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN

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Must be a current UMN undergraduate student. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Must know how to navigate the internet (use search engines, send emails.) Basic knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Suite. Strong oral and written communication skills. Basic spelling abilities. Ability to proofread. Ability to learn new tasks quickly.

Preferred Qualifications: Available to work over winter, spring and summer breaks. Previous experience working in an office setting. A communications or engineering major. Strong command of Gmail and Gmail calendars.

Provide support to Program Director and Program Coordinator in an office setting. Duties include: formatting letters, spreadsheets, templates, email messages, organizing events (meetings and conferences), general administrative duties (copying, editing, running errands), supporting Innovation Fellows with supply/food ordering and expense reports, aiding with office and lab organization, preparing and editing of communications materials (emails, brochures, and web pages.)

Program/Unit Description
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota performs research and provides high-quality graduate and undergraduate education in a wide range of mechanical engineering areas, including energy, bio-medical devices, environmental engineering, transportation, design, controls and sensors, thermal sciences, and nanomanufacturing. It is part of the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering, the highly interdisciplinary college of engineering, physical sciences, and mathematics. Mechanical Engineering is ranked among the top ME departments in the country. Each year, the department grants about 200 BS, 50 MS and 20 PhD degrees. Being part of the University of Minnesota, the department is committed to serving all constituencies of this major land-grant university through its teaching, research and professional services.

Application Instructions
Please apply online via the Employment System at

Applicants shall submit a cover letter, resume, complete contact information including relationship of three references, and tentative semester work schedule (Additional Document 1) with this online application. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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