Aging in Community Assistant - Glen Ullin

North Dakota State University   Glen Ullin, ND   Full-time     Management
Posted on July 3, 2024
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Position Type: Temporary, Part-time Position, 16-18 hours/week

Location: Western Morton County - Aging in Community (AIC) office (Glen Ullin)

Position Purpose:
Provide assistance for the AIC Program, which is a grant-funded initiative to assist rural communities in responding to the needs of their older residents and their family members.

Skills and Qualifications:
  1. Understanding of rural way of life and familiarity with the community.
  2. Compassion for older adults.
  3. Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  4. Basic computer skills and willingness to learn new programs (Microsoft office, client software, social media, etc.)
  5. Good organizational skills.
  6. Ability to work autonomously, yet function as part of the AIC Program Team.
  7. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  8. High School Diploma required, Associate or Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  9. Valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance.

Essential Functions:
  1. Provide input and assistance with events and activities hosted by AIC.
  2. Promote the Aging in Community Program to area citizen groups (as potential clients) and civic organizations, churches, and businesses (as potential volunteers and supporters)
  3. Assist with program services (minor home repair, yard work, assistance with errands, friendly visits, commodities delivery, etc.)
  4. Maintain client data (client documentation, volunteer records, etc.)
  5. Network and collaborate with other service providers and community groups in meeting the needs of older community members.
  6. Provide transportation in some special situations.


About Us

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land-grant, research university. We educate leaders who solve national and global challenges by providing affordable access to an excellent education that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment.

NDSU is in the highest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, R1, granted to the top research institutions in the country.

NDSU has offices across the state of North Dakota, and the main campus is in Fargo, on the Minnesota border. Along with Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo forms one of the largest metropolitan centers between Minneapolis and Seattle. The community is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live.

Additional Information

Mission

We provide transformational education, create knowledge through innovative research, and share knowledge through community engagement that meets the needs of North Dakota and the world.
No Smoking Notice:
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
EO/AA Statement:
North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.
Diversity Statement:
NDSU strives to be a community of belonging, recognizing unique differences as strengths of our university. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that supports a community in which diverse populations and perspectives will know and learn from one another. NDSU values candidates who are committed to our core values of respect, inclusivity, community, creativity, excellence, impact, innovation, integrity, resilience, responsiveness, and transformation. Successful candidates will be committed to and help advance our strategic goal to create and maintain an open and respectful environment to promote inclusivity and diversity as a cornerstone of education, research, and outreach.
Veteran's Preference Notice:
This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.
Reasonable Accommodation Information:
North Dakota State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources at 701-231-8961 or ndsu.hr@ndsu.edu.