State Of Minnesota Saint Paul , MN 55102
Job Class: Student Worker Para Professional SeniorWorking Title: Vulnerability Assessment Student Worker
Who May Apply: This vacancy is open to all qualified job seekers.
Date Posted: 09/20/2018
Closing Date: 09/26/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Department of Health
Division/Unit: Health Promotion & Chronic Disease / Injury and Violence Prevention Section
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 20 hours per week between 8:00am
Days of Work: Monday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $15.73 - $19.17/hourly
Classified Status: Unclassified
Anticipated End Date: 08/31/2019
Work Area: Health Promotion & Chronic Disease
Connect 700 Program Eligible: No
This position will provide support for the vulnerability assessment designed to identify areas throughout the state at increased risk of opioid overdose and blood-borne infections associated with non-sterile drug injection. This position will provide logistical and administrative support to identify, communicate, and convene meetings of stakeholders to gather input to guide the vulnerability assessment and to assist with drafting and disseminating results and preparing the final report when the vulnerability assessment is complete.
Completion of at least two years of post-secondary education with some coursework related to the work of the position. Applicants must provide relevant coursework information in their application materials to ensure credit.
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.
Skills in communication and human relations sufficient to receive and relay information from and to medical personnel and the general public.
Working knowledge of medical terminology related to specific diseases as they apply to this position.
Working knowledge of the MDH policies and procedures regarding participation in public health programs.
Ability to obtain and compile data sufficiently for effective dissemination and communication.
Ability to establish and maintain computerized record systems for recall of appropriate and applicable data.
Some IT knowledge and ability.
Practice the lifestyle commitment to injury prevention through seatbelt use and avoidance of distracted driving.
Ability to be self-directed in performing job duties.
Must successfully pass a background check.
Why Work For Us
Come work for one of the best public health systems in the nation and you will contribute to our mission to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. We are working hard to achieve our vision for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy. Our collaborative, mission-driven work environment is a major factor in promoting a high level of employee health awareness, employer longevity and job satisfaction.
How to Apply
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email email@example.com. Please indicate what assistance you need.
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