Employment

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The Institute on the Environment and the University of Minnesota are proud to be equal opportunity employers. All employment opportunities can be found on the University’s employment website. Although we receive many inquiries, IonE operates with a small staff and job openings are infrequent. As available, all positions and application instructions will be posted. Please note, we do not accept or respond to unsolicited job inquiries or résumés.

Employment Opportunities

Student Position: Development Support Assistant

The Institute on the Environment (IonE) is charged with finding solutions to the world’s most pressing environmental problems. We work with faculty and staff from across the full breadth of the University and run a variety of fellowship, funding and seminar / media programs to enhance interactions and opportunity for serendipity across disciplines, units and campuses. Central elements to success in this endeavor are the development of partnerships with external entities and analysis of trends in emerging knowledge and in funding sources. We are looking for an undergraduate student to assist in managing the logistics for annual giving, stewardship, and prospect and donor research for Director of Development.

This an excellent opportunity for a student to gain entry level office experience while supporting an organization’s mission and vision through service to its leadership and key stakeholders.

Possibility to extend the position into summer and the following academic year based on performance and availability of funding.

To learn more or apply visit the University of Minnesota employment website. Job ID 326721

Student Position: Front of House and Meeting Coordinator

The Institute on the Environment (IonE) is looking to hire a Front of House and Meeting Coordinator to support day-to-day operations within the Institute’s events and meeting spaces as well as individual programs event-related support. This position is available immediately for continued employment through the Fall 2019 semester, dependent upon performance and availability of funds. This position may be extended for the right candidate. 

This role will be filled by someone who has a keen attention to detail and can excel at managing time and working in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive attitude. This entry-level student role will gain hands-on experience managing IonE spaces, room reservations and working with the events team to execute events and meetings from start to finish, including correspondence with staff, setup, cleanup as well as event evaluation and tracking. This position will assist in being a point of contact for many internal and external groups so we are looking for someone who is a quick learner and can work independently without being micromanaged.

To learn more or apply visit the University of Minnesota employment website. Job ID 327882