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State of Minnesota Workforce Outreach Coordinator - State Program Administrator Intermediate in Roseville, Minnesota

Working Title: Workforce Outreach Coordinator

Job Class: State Program Administrator, Intermediate

Agency: Transportation Dept

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 11/20/2023

  • Closing Date : 12/04/2023

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Transportation Dept / Transportation-MAPE

  • Division/Unit : Metro / HR Management

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift

  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : Yes, primarily within Twin Cities metro area for events or meetings

  • Salary Range: $24.20 - $35.13 / hourly; $50,529 - $73,351 / annually

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE

  • FLSA Status : Nonexempt

  • Telework Eligible : Yes

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

This is one of two positions at Metro District Human Resources that develops and implements strategies for and conducts outreach/public engagement/recruitment activities. This position will actively partner with human resources team members, outreach coordinators in other districts, managers and supervisors, district employees, and other stakeholders to build interest in and educate the community about MnDOT and strengthen our ability to attract talent and market MnDOT as an employer of choice.

Job duties include:

  • Partnering with leadership and hiring managers to understand their business needs and goals

  • Developing and maintaining connections with community organizations, diversity organizations, schools/higher education institutions, and other groups

  • Networking and researching opportunities for new partnerships

  • Identifying opportunities to promote MnDOT’s outreach and recruitment effortsat community meetings or gatherings

  • Participating in Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) activities and other events in schools

  • Attending career events and interacting with attendees/visitors

  • Coordinating and directing tours of MnDOT facilities to school aged children

  • Tracking and providing updates on outreach/recruitment progress to Metro district leadership.

This position is located at Metro District headquarters in Roseville, MN. The position will regularly attend in person meetings and events, primarily in the Twin Cities metro area, but will have the option to work in office or hybrid model of work in office and telework when not attending meetings/events. If teleworking, a telework agreement will be required.

Minimum Qualifications

Two (2) years of professional public engagement, outreach, marketing, or recruiting experience which includes:

  • Experience developing engagement, outreach, marketing, and/or recruiting strategies or plans.

  • Experience using social networking sites for engagement, outreach, marketing, and/or recruitment activities.

A bachelor‘s or master’s degree in Marketing will substitute for one year of professional experience.

A valid Class D Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience creating engagement, marketing, and/or recruitment materials

  • Experience coordinating and/or attending community and/or career events

  • Experience with engagement or outreach to school age youth

  • Skill collecting, analyzing, and reporting on program/project data or measures

  • Proficiency with email, word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet software (e.g., Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

Additional Requirements

It is our policy that the successful candidate pass a background check prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:

  • SEMA4 Records Check/employment verification

  • Criminal History Check

  • Employment Reference Check

  • Education/License Verification

  • Driver’s License Verification


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance is needed.