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$ 14.35-$ 17.49 hourly

Date Posted:   08/20/2014
Closing Date:   09/05/2014
Position End Date:   06/29/2015
Working Title:   Student Worker
Hiring Agency:   Health Department
Division/Bureau:   HPCD/Comprehensive Cancer
Location:   Golden Rule Building, St. Paul
Who May Apply:   Open to all qualified job seekers
Posting Number:   14HEAL000282
Employment Conditions:   Limited, Part-time , 30%
Work Shift:   Day Shift
Days of Work:   Varies , 08:00 AM-04:30 PM
Travel Required:   no
Job Grouping:   General Administration
Classified Status:   Unclassified
Job Description:   This position is located in the Comprehensive Cancer Unit of the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease (HPCD) Division.

This position will assist with and contribute to the development and implementation of programmatic and communication activities for the Minnesota Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) Program.

Job duties include:

Assist staff in developing and maintaining website content for MCA website.

Produce monthly e-newsletter.

Assist staff in maintaining and improving electronic distribution lists.
Minimum Qualifications:   Completion of two to three years of post-secondary education related to public health, public policy or communication.

Student Worker Eligibility:
To be eligible for appointment as a Student Worker ParaProfessional Senior you must be enrolled in a post-secondary or graduate educational program or plan to enroll within three months. Students may be "off" for the summer or for one semester/quarter and remain employed as a student worker, but such absences cannot exceed one semester/quarter in a year. If you are enrolled at a credit-granting institution you 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, you must be taking two or more classes per semester/quarter. Any lesser credit (class) load will 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.

Preferred Qualifications:   Experience with website management and design.

Experience with database/mailing list management.

Understanding of audience segmentation/targeted communications.

On-the-job communications experience.

Degree in communications, public health or related field.
Selection Process:   The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. All applicants who apply to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you.

How to Apply:   This position is open for all qualified job-seekers.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please do one of the following by the closing date:

1) Submit your resume through the on-line Resume Builder at You may copy and paste your existing resume or let the software create a resume for you. After you've completed your on-line resume, apply directly to this job posting (#14HEAL000282) by checking the "Apply for This Job" box and then clicking the "Apply to Selected Jobs" box at the bottom of the posting.

2) If you are unable to apply on-line via Resume Builder, submit your resume and a completed State of Minnesota Employment Application form to: Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB), 200 Centennial Office Building, 658 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55155. Please include this job posting number (#14HEAL000282) on your application. The paper application is available on the MMB website at or by calling 651-259-3637.

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 your current or anticipated Human Resources office.
Contact for More Information:   Jeanne Steele, 651-201-3669/