Employment

View complete descriptions of all Humphrey School employment openings. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Research Manager

SLPP is seeking a Research Manager who will promote, coordinate and support research conducted by SLPP which currently focuses on transportation policy in four key areas: economic competitiveness, technology, transportation finance, and transportation safety. The Research Manager will provide technical and outreach support for SLPP research as well as coordinate with research partners and clients to maximize the impact of SLPP’s work.  The Research Manager will utilize scientific expertise to coordinate and assist SLPP and faculty investigators on research strategies, develop project management and communication tools, and coordinates investigators in developing proposals, scoping research projects, tracking progress, sponsor reporting, and ensuring sponsor requirements are met and federal regulations are followed.

To apply, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and reference job opening 324735.

Director of Communications

The Director of Communications at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs is responsible for supporting the School’s strategic initiatives by focusing on communications and events. The director manages activities and staff, and leads a communications and marketing strategy focused at the local, national, and international levels and manages all related activities and staff to 1) advance the public’s awareness of and engagement with the School; 2) support student recruitment and admissions, development, and academic research initiatives; 3) develop and refine the School brand (including print, web and new media materials); and 4) refine communications products and services that help to achieve the School’s mission and strategic goals.

To apply, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and reference job opening 324709.

Academic Programs Director

The Academic Programs Director is responsible for leading the development, implementation, and evaluation of academic programs. The incumbent works with stakeholders to determine the scope of the programs; consults on program design; oversees program implementation and evaluation; and supervises teaching and learning staff. The incumbent supports existing programs, and researches and develops new programming, and ensures that programs meet defined strategic goals, are research-informed, high quality, and are impactful. Likewise, the Academic Programs Director is also responsible for developing partnerships that will advance the mission and goals of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, and create new opportunities for its academic programs. This position is full-time and will report to the Associate Dean. 

To apply, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and reference job opening 324439.

Principal Accounts Specialist

This role provides financial support for the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, serving as the primary contact for various financial functions. The position compliantly and knowledgeably adheres to the School and University policies and procedures in areas of the budget, financial management operations, and audit. This position is expected to demonstrate ethical and respectful behavior while fulfilling responsibilities assigned. 

To apply, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and reference job opening 323838.

Administrative and Accessibility Manager

The Administrative and Accessibility Manager is supervised by faculty member, Dr. Myers, at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and provides high-level comprehensive support to enhance the overall mission-critical efforts of Humphrey School. The position works to ensure faculty receives timely, effective, and understandable communication. The position also provides a high level of administrative support in the Wilkins Center at the Humphrey School. The key responsibilities are supporting research, outreach, project management, and administration to a deaf faculty member.

To apply, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and reference job opening 324321.

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