Daktronics

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2017-2661

2017-2661

Title 
Administrative Student
Location 
Brookings, South Dakota
Type 
Student Temporary
Shift 
Day

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Responsibilities

Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

 

Position located in Brookings, South Dakota. Candidates must be enrolled and registered as a full-time student. Preferred candidate should be available to work 15-20 hours per week during the academic year and at least 20 hours per week during the summer.

 
The administrative student will work in our commercial business unit, a division of Daktronics whose customers include luxury retailers, financial institutions, hotels, the gaming industry, sign companies, auto dealers, shopping malls, and other retail establishments. 
 
Jump-start your career and put your classroom knowledge to the test in a corporate setting. Our administrative student position will provide you with extensive learning opportunities that will enhance your potential.
 
At Daktronics, you’ll experience challenging and meaningful work; you’ll have a mentor who will challenge you to find solutions, take initiative, and develop a strong understanding of Daktronics products, policies, and procedures. We will make sure you have the knowledge needed to be successful, but you will hit the ground running! 
 
We will expose you to multiple facets of the business world. You will experience a professional business environment where you can develop problem solving capabilities, customer interaction skills, and networking abilities. We will do our best to prepare you for full-time employment so we can confidently encourage you to apply for our positions after graduation.
 
You will gain experience in:
  • Communicating professionally via email/IM/telephone
  • Working in databases and SharePoint
  • Prioritizing work
  • Problem solving
  • Following procedures and making recommendations for improvements
  • Managing small projects
  • Networking
  • Scheduling meetings, training sessions
  • Working within Microsoft Outlook and managing email accounts
  • Customer interaction via phone/email/other 

Qualifications

Academic Requirements –

  • The preferred candidate will be a full-time student currently enrolled in accredited Bachelor’s degree program in economics, consumer affairs, global studies, advertising, operations, education, or related degrees
  • The preferred candidate will be in their sophomore or junior year of school
  • Only strong academic performers will be considered
  • Must maintain an acceptable GPA
  • Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this position.

Other Requirements –

  • Detail-oriented
  • Microsoft office experience preferred
  • Preference given to those with Windows /XP/Vista/7, Internet navigation, word processing and spreadsheets. Effective keyboard skills. SharePoint experience a plus but will train.
  • Excellent phone skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills, good organizational skills, self-motivation.
  • Background check may be conducted.
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.
  • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here. 

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