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Whether you're an external candidate, a current U of M employee or a student, we have a right fit for you with competitive benefits and a commitment to diversity.

Open positions on the Crookston Campus

Last Updated 6/5/2024




Teaching/Faculty - 2024-2025 Short-Term Teaching Positions

Agriculture and Natural Resources Department

Business Department

Humanities, Social Sciences and Education Department (HSSE)

Math, Science and Technology Department (MST)


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Students: Work-Study and On-Campus Jobs

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Benefits Summaries for Prospective Employees

Full time positions offer competitive salaries; vacation, holiday, and sick leave pay; retirement benefits; career enrichment programs; opportunities for advancement; free undergraduate tuition; health, dental, and life insurance benefits; pleasant working conditions; and convenient location and parking.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I search for open positions?
A: Learn more about using the job application system.

Q: How do I apply for a position?
A: All applications are submitted online. Many openings have specific requirements, so please read the job opening carefully. See more about applying for jobs.

Q: Where can I find salary information about positions?
A: Many departments will choose to list that information in the “About the Job” section. For general salary information on all University classifications, you can search the Job Families and Salary Ranges.

Q: Does the University of Minnesota still accept paper applications?
A: No. You must apply online using our job application system.

Q: How do I improve my chances of getting a job?
A: Before applying, review your application materials to make sure you are positioning your skills, talents, and experiences clearly to a potential hiring manager. Review the required qualifications for a position to ensure you meet those qualifications. You must show that you meet the required qualifications in your application materials. Attach all required documents, such as resumes, cover letters, letters of reference, etc., and any additional non-required documents that show your qualifications and interest in the position. You should also proofread your documents to make sure they are free of spelling and grammatical mistakes.

Q: How are individuals selected for interviews?
A: The hiring manager selects those candidates who meet the required qualifications and the majority of preferred qualifications as stated in the posting.

Q: How can I get accommodations or special arrangements based on my disability?
A: Contact Disability Resource Center at 218-281-8587 to receive assistance regarding accommodations or special arrangements you may need.

Q: How often are new jobs posted?
A: New jobs are posted as vacancies become available.

Q: Are part-time jobs available?
A: Yes, the University has both full- and part-time positions available. 

Q: How long are positions listed?
A: Typically all faculty and staff positions are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days; however, some positions may be posted longer. If you find positions you are interested in, you should submit your materials as soon as you can to ensure consideration.

A student job is typically posted for two weeks to a month. Graduate Assistant positions typically are posted for two weeks due to the competitive nature of these positions. Student and Graduate Assistant positions may be re-posted.

Q: Is a typing test required for some positions?
A: Yes. You may take the typing test at any government or employment agency. We do require that the test be less than one year old. We will need to see your test results on a copy of the agency letterhead, and you must pass with at least 50 WPM and 95% accuracy.

Q: I saw a position online and did not apply for it. Now it is no longer online. Am I still able to apply?
A: No. If a position does not appear online, applications are no longer being accepted for that position.

Q: Is there anything I can do to follow up with the hiring authority about my application?
A: You may contact the Human Resources Call Center at 800-756-2363 and, if your application has been routed to the hiring manager, you will be provided the hiring manager’s contact information.

Q: How are the final decision and job offer made?
A: The final hiring decision and job offer are made by the hiring manager in the department that posted the job opening.

Q: If I have applied for a position and decide I am no longer interested, how can I withdraw my application?
A: Contact the Human Resources Call Center at 800-756-2363.

Q: Will I receive benefits if I am hired at the University of Minnesota?
A: It will depend on the position. Usually, staff or academic positions that are 30 hours a week or more receive benefits. Student positions are not eligible for benefits.

Questions regarding benefits for a specific position may be directed to the hiring department if you are interviewed for the position. Prospective employees can find general information about University benefits on the Benefits Summary page.

Q: When should I update my application?
A: Your application remains in the system indefinitely. If you acquire additional job experience or education, we encourage you to update your application to include that information. You can update your application as frequently as you wish. However, updates will not be made for positions you applied for before making the updates.