Limited Duration: Regular Sched (FT with benefits)
Disparity Reduction Admin
5/26/2023 11:59 PM Central
The Workforce Development area is seeking a Workforce Innovation Analyst. This position will provide data and planning analyst support to career pathways programming and other grant-funded programming as necessary.
Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit the employee referral program page.
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 are Monday through Friday, with flexible hours between 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. No weekend, overnight or holiday shifts are required. While this position is designated as remote, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin.
New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022, to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.
About this position type:
This is a limited duration, full-time (temporary up to 2 years), benefit earning position.
This position is internally classified as Planning Analyst, Senior.
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In this position, you will:
Coordinate and provide support to strategic initiatives; develop and carry out work plans.
Develop and assist with implementation and monitoring of programs, projects, and community-based providers with regards to funder requirements.
Conduct statistical analyses and write and present statistical and project reports and recommendations.
Facilitate large group processes, involving internal and external stakeholders, and prepare reports for management planning.
Within the parameters of grant funding, determine the nature and availability of funding, and prepare grants and other proposals for funding.
Provide technical assistance to ensure successful programming.
Develop request for proposals (RFP), outlining the scope of services for strategic grant-funded initiatives, and coordinate the selection process.
Need to have:
One of the following:
Bachelor's degree or higher in any field and a minimum of two courses in research methods, analysis, statistics, project management, planning or evaluation and 18 months of relevant planning analyst experience.
Bachelor's degree or higher in business administration, public administration, research methods, statistics, behavioral/social science, public health, computer science/MIS, management science, urban/city planning or a field appropriate to the area of specialization and one year or more of relevant planning analyst experience
Master's degree or higher in one of the fields listed above or a field appropriate to the area of specialization.
Nice to have:
With grant management, project management, and program monitoring.
With employment and training services administered within the community, specifically as it relates to serving individuals with multiple barriers to employment.
Preparing plans for program implementation and assisting in the development of program goals and objectives.
Collecting and interpreting data and information; writing and presenting statistical and project reports and recommendations.
Monitoring and evaluation of project budgets.
Determining the nature and availability of funding and preparing grants and other proposals for funding.
Facilitating large group processes and preparing reports for management planning.
Deal with change and ambiguity.
Work independently and as part of a team.
Plan, organize, and prioritize high quality work while balancing complex tasks.
Demonstrate excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, business partners, and the leadership team.
About the department:
Workforce Development is guided by our North Star to eliminate employment disparities for all residents, resulting in a community of robust economic vitality. We strive for a community where everyone has support and opportunity to achieve their unique employment and career goals. Our employment disparity reduction efforts fall within three areas: Hennepin as an employer; Hennepin as a provider of services; and Hennepin as a purchaser of goods and services.
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.