Administrative Assistant, Intermediate (Internal Hennepin County applicants only)
$56,691.49 - $86,627.35 Annually
2/21/2023 11:59 PM Central
The Administration area of the Hennepin County Disparity Reduction Line of Business (DR LOB) is seeking an Intermediate Administrative Assistant to join their team. This position will perform a wide variety of general administrative tasks related to supporting the Disparity Reduction Line of Business (DR LOB). Job duties of this position will include navigating complex and/or ambiguous tasks under minimal supervision and performing tasks successfully with a high level of autonomy. Location and hours: This position is remote. Remote workers may be required to come on-site an average of 0 to 12 days a year for work meetings, trainings, or for any other reasons that their supervisor may deem necessary (may include additional days for onboarding and new employee training). Supervisors will provide as much advance notice as practicable. Work hours will typically be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with some flexibility. While this position is designated as remote based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin.About the position type: This is a full-time, benefit earning position. You must be a current regular or probationary employee of Hennepin County to apply for this position. This position is classified as an Intermediate Administrative Assistant. To view the job classification specification, click here.In this position, you will:
· Provide administrative support to the DR LOB, including direct support to leaders.
· Lead, facilitate, and manage small scale projects.
· Coordinate budget analysis and preparation for the DR LOB.
· Research, draft, develop and implement new policies and procedures.
· Design, develop and deliver training related to disparity reduction for county staff.
· Represent the DR LOB on organization-wide committees and serve as back-up to supervisor.
Need to have:
· One of the following:
o Six years or more of experience in general administrative work related to the management of departmental/organizational operations, or in a specialty area appropriate to the position.
o Bachelors degree in public administration, business administration, or other field appropriate to the position and two years of experience in general administrative work relating to the management of departmental/organizational operations or in a specialty area appropriate to the position.
Nice to have:
o Providing a high level of administrative support to multiple team members, leaders, committees, and departments.
o Facilitating and efficiently leading departmental meetings and trainings.
o Developing and presenting training sessions and presentations.
o Managing complex and ambiguous assignments, tasks, and projects to successful completion.
o Using excellent verbal, listening, and written communication skills to create formal business correspondences, policies, presentation materials, and/or other communication items.
o Using and applying a racial equity or disparity reduction lens in daily work.
· Ability to:
o Build and maintain collaborative relationships with people at all levels of the organization.
o Organize and prioritize work assignments, manage multiple timelines.
o Think critically, problem-solve with care and diplomacy.
About the department:
The mission of the Disparity Reduction line of business is to co-create equitable and innovative solutions to eliminate disparities and advance racial equity across Hennepin County. We join with all lines of business to make long-term positive impacts in the domains of education, employment, health, housing, income, justice, and transportation. The Disparity Reduction line of business provides strategic directions, coordination, and management for the county’s disparity reduction efforts. This includes intentional strategy making across all seven domains as well as direct service areas within the line of business.About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (select Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here. This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.
Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates may be required to complete a background check.