Employment

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

Associate Development Officer

The Associate Development Officer is responsible for independently managing an active portfolio of donors to the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, with a focus on face-to-face cultivation, and solicitations of individuals capable of making gifts of $25,000 or more. In developing a strong pipeline of major gift donors, this individual will identify and qualify donors, complete and steward gifts, and build increased financial support among a broad range of alumni and other friends of the School. The position works closely with the Director of Development, the Manager of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, and other colleagues at the Humphrey School and the University of Minnesota Foundation to ensure a successful program of giving and outstanding development events and operations. The position manages or coordinates a limited number of special projects, including named endowment drives and fundraising or stewardship events.

To apply, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and reference job opening 323350.

Program Coordinator

The primary role of the Program Coordinator is to support the CREATE Initiative through internal and external communications, relationship management, logistics, and administration. Communications tasks include crafting effective promotional materials for the project, representing the program to stakeholders and university staff, students and researchers, and writing and editing blog posts. Relationship management includes outreach to stakeholders, faculty, and graduate students, responding to requests for engagement, facilitating meetings and conversations, and keeping partners updated on CREATE initiative events and research. Administrative tasks including scheduling meetings, updating the initiative website, planning events, managing a budget, and processing reimbursements. In addition, the Coordinator will support research efforts led by project investigators, partners, and students. Specific research duties may include downloading, annotating, and synthesizing primary literature, transcribing interviews, reviewing documents, conducting basic spatial analyses, and additional tasks as directed.

To apply, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and reference job opening 323212.

Research Manager, CREATE

The Research Manager will work closely with external stakeholders, community members, students, and faculty to develop and execute research on the environmental and societal consequences of changes in water quality and quantity. Specific activities include scoping new collaborative research projects, developing research methods, collecting and visualizing data, and assisting with the development of project deliverables – including reports, public-facing materials, and peer-reviewed publications. Research tasks include spatial analysis, ecosystem services assessments, statistical analysis, and hydrologic modeling, in addition to qualitative approaches such as semi-structured interviews, narratives, document review, and surveys. The position offers the opportunity to shape the development of a new University-wide Initiative and interact with leaders inside and outside academia on pressing environmental issues including urban stormwater management, water pollution, drought, and flooding as they intersect with issues of equity, environmental justice, cultural values, and community capacity.

To apply, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and reference job opening 323213.

Research Scientist

The Research Scientist will develop work plans, including formulating research goals, leading grant proposals, executing research, developing new methodologies, and supervising students and research support staff. The Research Scientist will also play a lead role in developing new projects in collaboration with Center staff, faculty across the University, and external stakeholders. Additional responsibilities include evaluation of research impact, communication and co-development of research questions with end-users and external partners, interaction with agencies and stakeholders to acquire and interpret data, development of software tools and new analytical approaches, managing complex and heterogeneous datasets, delivering professional presentations at research conferences and other venues, and leading peer-reviewed manuscripts for publication.

To apply, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and reference job opening 323224.

Post-Doc Associate

As part of CREATE, the post-doctoral researcher would conduct research to identify how past urban infrastructure investments continue to shape environmental outcomes with implications for racial equity, water quality, and future policy and planning. We seek a motivated and resourceful scholar interested in playing a leadership role in this new initiative, including developing collaborative relationships with external partners, identifying and exploring research questions at the intersection of water, equity, and urban transformations (past and future), and mentoring students in actionable, community-oriented research. The post-doctoral researcher will also assist with designing and teaching a 1-credit course and participate in supervising and facilitating graduate summer research with community-based collaborators. They will also take a leadership role in planning and writing scholarly papers on the basis of the work of the Initiative.

To apply, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and reference job opening 323155

Admissions Program Manager

Work in coordination with the Director of Admissions to strategically plan and execute various activities to actively recruit and enroll students to one of the Humphrey School’s various degree programs,including:  recruitment planning, implementation and oversight, application review and selection, and financial aid strategy and implementation. This position also acts as a representative of the school through professional organizations, networks, and to internal /external stakeholders. This position will work primarily with prospective students from assigned master’s degree programs.

To apply, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and reference job opening 321973. Priority consideration begins March 26.

Administrative and Accessibility Manager, Wilkins Center

This role provides high-level administrative support in the Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice. The key responsibilities are supporting research, outreach, project management, and administration to a deaf faculty member, Professor Samuel Myers, and ensuring that he receives timely, effective, and understandable communication. The successful person in this role will be a self-starter, committed to getting results and developing relationships. You'll be expected to identify and resolve issues early and engage in big-picture thinking and decision-making.

Application review begins March 30. Read the complete job description and apply at these links:

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