Great opportunity of a student in Human Resources- Closing date extended!

$ 12.21 hourly
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
03/21/2012 date has been extended
Working Title Employee Development Assistant
Hiring Agency: Revenue Dept Division/Bureau:
HRM-Employee Development Svcs
Location: St. Paul
Who May Apply:
Open to all qualified job seekers
Posting Number: 12REV000106
Employment Conditions:
Limited, Part-time , 75%
Work Shift:
Days of Work:
Monday-Friday , 08:00 AM-04:30 PM

Travel Required:

Job Grouping:
General Administration
Classified Status:
What’s Great About This Job:
Join our employee development operation as a valued member of our team! The MN Dept of Revenue is seeking a reliable, detail-oriented, and creative graduate or undergraduate student to support our training and development function. Responsibilities include: assisting with design and preparation of all training materials (including handouts and PPT shows),setting up training rooms, posting classes and registering applicants, managing computer training rooms, responding to internal customers, and setting up and operating videoconference or LiveMeeting events. Great organizational skills, reliability and detail-orientation are a must, along with good oral and written communication skills, customer focus, and the desire to contribute to the team and the organization. Candidates should be majoring in human resource development, adult education, organizational development, or related fields.
Job Description:
This position requires a creative, responsible, and detail-oriented undergrad or graduate student who wants to learn about all aspects of training and development in a centralized, professional training operation. This position is primarily a support position for Employee Development Services (EDS), but it is anticipated the student may have the opportunity to help design and deliver training classes.
Must be able to work full or part-time (minimum of 25 hours per week) between the core hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
This position reports to the EDS Manager.
EDS is part of the Human Resource Management (HRM) Office.

Activities will include:

a. Assist EDS staff in the preparation of both technology and soft skills training courses, including design and production of professional level print materials and/or visuals, learning aids, course descriptions, learning objectives, and outlines for both classroom and alternative learning methodologies
b. Manage the computer labs to ensure optimal use by maintaining a quality environment and handling reservations
c. Assist in planning/delivering training for large-scale introductions of new technology/systems
d. Coordinate and support EDS use of alternative technologies, including video-conferencing and LiveMeeting
e. Post courses in LRN, our Learning Management System, coordinate enrollment, compile and publish information on training registration and course attendance
f. Provide customer service to all DOR staff and other partners in our processes by phone, emails, or in person
g. Provide administrative/clerical support for learning events and EDS daily operations: Reserve and physically arrange rooms/equipment for training events; prepare handouts and other learning equipment and supplies for events
h. Manage and trouble-shoot equipment (copiers and printers) and order supplies or equipment
i. Administer EDS Resource Center, keeping material shelving and records up to date
Minimum Qualifications:
*Graduate or undergraduate student, majoring in Human Resource Development, Adult Education or similar degree program, who has completed 1.5 or more full years of undergraduate work (2nd semester sophomore or higher)
High level of proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software, to assist with training materials design and the administrative duties of the position
Very strong detail-orientation and organizational skills, ability to follow through with accuracy and reliability
Good oral and written communication skills:
Able to listen, analyze and respond to questions, suggestions and feedback in a customer-focused agency; must also be capable of adapting speaking style and approach to the needs of listeners.
Able to present information in writing clearly and concisely, in a well-organized manner and with the appropriate tone, style and grammar Effective interpersonal and human relations skills to create and maintain a positive learning environment in both the office and the training class
*(To be eligible for appointment as a Student Worker you must be a student enrolled in an educational program or planning to enroll within three months. Students may be “off” for the summer or for one semester/quarter and remain employed as student workers, but such absences cannot exceed one semester/quarter in a year. As a student you must be enrolled in high school or in a post-secondary or graduate program. If a student is enrolled at a credit-granting institution he/she must carry at least six semester (nine quarter) credits. If enrolled at a non-credit granting institution or one that only offers one credit per class, a student must be taking two or more classes per semester/quarter. Any lesser credit (class) load shall be treated as a semester/quarter off. Graduate students must be enrolled in at least two courses or making progress on a dissertation. You will be asked to complete an Educational Verification form prior to appointment
Be sure to indicate your college and anticipated graduation date on your resume.
Requires occasionally lifting such articles as materials boxes, projection equipment, and heavy hand tools or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. Even though the weights being lifted may only be a negligible amount, a job is in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with a degree of pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls. Must be able to reconfigure room by moving (sliding or rolling) tables and chairs within the space.
Preferred Qualifications:
-Creative skill to design PPT slides, posters, and other training materials
-Successful public speaking experience and/or group facilitation experience
-Experience conducting technical training for groups of computer users
-Clerical or administrative support experience
-Experience with a learning management or training registration system
-Experience with statistics or spreadsheets or other numerical systems
-Experience setting up and operating videoconferencing, LiveMeeting, or other alternative delivery systems
Selection Process:
The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. Your resume will be entered into a database. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you.
If you have already submitted a resume to this database within the last 12 months that clearly identifies your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience, you do not need to submit another. However, we recommend applying directly to this posting to ensure consideration for this position.
How to Apply:
First, submit your resume online through Resume Builder at <>. You may copy and paste in your existing resume or let the software create a resume for you. If you have already submitted a resume to this database, you do not need to resubmit it unless it has been over 12 months or you need to update your resume or contact information.
Next, both new and returning applicants need to apply directly to this posting number by checking the “Apply for this job” box found near the top of this announcement.
Your resume must contain sufficient detail to determine qualifications based on above criteria. Only those who most closely meet the qualifications will be interviewed. If the information is not included or adequately described in the resume, applicants should prepare a written narrative that clearly identifies the required experience or training and submit that with their resume by using the Job Specific Questions section on Resume Builder or sending the information in an email to
Once you have completed and submitted your on line resume using Resume Builder, apply directly to this job announcement, 12REV000106.
Current State Employees: Please note that employment provisions (including but not limited to seniority and leave accrual) vary among the three branches of Minnesota State government. When considering a job with another branch of state government, you are highly encouraged to explore these differences. For assistance, please direct questions to both your current and anticipated Human Resources offices.
Please note that a criminal history and tax check will be conducted on successful applicants prior to an offer of employment. All individual income tax filing and payment obligations must be current prior to the start date.
Please ensure that your contact information (i.e. e-mail address, mailing address and home/work phone numbers) is up-to-date so that we are able to contact you regarding the status of your application.
Contact for More Information:
Kim Bjornberg, 651-556-6670;