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Current Job Openings

June 3: Neighborhood Development Center

Position Title:  HR Director

Reports to: President and CEO

Location: 625 University Ave, St. Paul, Minnesota

Salary range:  $85 - $100K

Closing Date: June 7th 2024

Job Type: Full time, exempt. Hybrid

Organization Overview:

The Neighborhood Development Center (NDC) is a non-profit, community development financial institution providing integrated business services to low-income community entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses in their own neighborhood.  These businesses then enrich the economic and social fabric of the community. More Information at

Position Overview:

The HR Director plays a critical role in advancing NDC’s mission by leading the development and implementation of human resources strategies and initiatives that support our staff and organizational objectives. Reporting to the President and CEO, and member of the executive leadership team, the HR Director will oversee all aspects of HR management, including recruitment, employee relations, performance management, compliance, and professional development.

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Develop and implement HR policies, procedures, and programs that align with NDC’s mission, values, and strategic goals
  •   Lead recruitment efforts to attract and retain top talent, including developing job descriptions, managing candidate sourcing and selection   processes, and overseeing onboarding and orientation programs.
  •  Provide guidance and support to managers and staff on HR-related matters, including performance management, employee relations, conflict   resolution, and disciplinary actions.
  •  Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, as well as adherence to non-profit governance and reporting   requirements.
  •  Oversee compensation and benefits administration, including salary benchmarking, employee benefits enrollment, and retirement plans     management.
  •  Develop and implement employee engagement initiatives, including recognition programs, staff surveys, and professional development  opportunities.
  •  Manage HR metrics and analytics to track key performance indicators, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions to improve organizational   effectiveness.
  •  Lead diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives to foster a culture of belonging and ensure equal opportunities for all staff members.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, and/or HR certification (e.g., SHRM-SCP, PHR, etc.) preferred.
  • 5 years of progressive HR experience, including 1-2 years in a leadership or managerial role, preferably in a non-profit or mission-driven  organization.
  •  Strong knowledge of non-profit HR best practices, compliance requirements, and governance principles.
  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  •  Proven leadership and team management abilities, with a commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive work environment.
  •  Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to anticipate HR-related challenges and develop proactive solutions.
  •  Proficiency in HRIS, MS Office Suite, and other HR software/tools.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the community
Application Instructions:
  • Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications and interest in the position to HR@NDC-MN.Org.  
  • Neighborhood Development Center is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

May 22, 2024: Faribault Foods

Position Description

JOB TITLE:  Human Resources Generalist

DEPARTMENT:         Human Resources                              EXEMPT:      Yes     

LOCATION:               Faribault, MN                                      SHIFT:           Days   

REPORTS TO:           Human Resources Manager

SUMMARY:  The Human Resources Generalist has responsibilities for the following functional areas of HR: recruitment, orientation, employee relations, safety and employee retention. The Human Resources Generalist will support activities to reduce employee turnover and to attract top talent to fill open positions. This role will work closely with all levels of the business, providing exceptional customer service. Position requires a high level of discretion, ability to protect confidential information and appropriate professional manner at all times. This position is also responsible for food safety procedures in order to maintain a quality and safe product.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Administer human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, payroll, benefits, leave, disputes, investigations, performance management, recognition and morale.
  • Handle employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the Human Resources Manager.
  • Engage in employee relations activities and programs.
  •  Attend and participate in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations as requested.
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.
  • Support recruitment and hiring process including job postings, sourcing and screening applicants, maintaining recruiting systems, providing follow-through with candidates, maintaining records and reporting results.
  • Collaborate with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings to facilitate hiring qualified job applicants for open positions.
  • Support new employee onboarding process.
  • Manage employee referral incentive program.
  • Conduct exit interviews and report results.
  • Assist with performance evaluation process and new hire follow up meetings and report results.
  • Create and publish employee communication materials.
  • Assist with employee engagement activities to include appreciation luncheons, product sales, service awards, etc.
  • Assist with benefit administration to include medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD and flexible spending plans.
  • Maintain employee records including personnel files and HRIS information.
  • Compile and maintain various data and report as requested.
  • Manage employee uniform program and resolve issues.
  • Update job descriptions as needed.
  • Participate in human resources staff meetings.
  • Conduct frequent plant walkthroughs interacting with employees and leadership.
  • Work on HR Projects as needed.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources and employment law.
  • Support and assist with facility safety initiatives and work with EHS Manager on workers compensation claims.
  • Partner with Quality Assurance, executing and supporting all Quality programs that ensure the production of Safe, Quality Foods.                                                                            


Education:       High school diploma required. Bachelor degree in Human Resources or related field preferred

Experience:     2-5 years of demonstrated human resources support experience in a multi-shift manufacturing environment


·         Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills

·         Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills

·         Accurate, detail oriented and strong organizational skills

·         Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

·         Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

·         Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and Human Resources Information Systems

·         High degree of confidentiality, professionalism, integrity and accountability

·         Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in fast-paced environment

·         Initiative, results orientation and a passion for excellence

·         Ability to develop strong working relationships internally and externally

·         Working knowledge of employment-related regulations

·         Bilingual in English/Spanish strongly preferred

·         SHRM-CP or PHR a plus


  • Reports to the Human Resources Manager
  • Works closely with facility employees, managers, supervisors and other human resources personnel
  • In the event of an absence, the duties of this position will be covered by the Human Resources Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach, stretch, stoop, bend, use hands and fingers and climb stairs. This job requires the employee to read, write and communicate verbally in English. The employee must be able to hear and have color vision.

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


May 20, 2024:  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Director of Employee Relations

About Blue Cross

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is one of the most recognized and trusted health care brands in the world with 2.5 million members. We’re committed to reinventing health care to improve health for our members and the community. We hope you'll join us.

How is this role important to our work?

Are you ready to grow your career? We are looking for a seasoned Director Employee Relations, who will report directly to our CHRO. In this role, you will lead and manage the employee relations team and enterprise Employee Relations (ER) strategy. You will proactively stay abreast of all federal, state, and local employment laws and legislation to incorporate into the company policies, processes, and procedures. This role partners with multiple stakeholders, including HR, legal, compliance, leadership, associates, etc. You will be a thought leader in the ER space with a strong combination of technical, interpersonal, and leadership skills. You will oversee and participate in the execution and consultation for all ER issues including positive employee relations, investigations, complaint resolution, performance management, and organizational restructure and reduction. This role plays a crucial part in fostering a harmonious work environment and safeguarding the company's compliance with a proactive approach to applicable employment laws. 

Day in the Life

·             Oversee the execution and consultation for employee relations including positive employee relations, investigations, complaint resolution, performance management, and organizational restructure and reduction.

·             Counsel and advise leaders on sensitive employee situations, such as policy interpretation, conflict resolution, performance management and disciplinary actions, including terminations, and other issues presenting risk to the organization.

·             Provides expert discovery, training, and consultation consistent BCBS MN values, business needs, policies and legal requirements to human resources and people leaders’ enterprise wide.

·             Functions as the liaison with legal counsel on matters of employee relations and employment related litigation.

·             Apply employee and labor relations expertise to successfully identify trends and challenges, predict and mitigate risk, and develop and execute solution-focused strategies, programs, and procedures.

·             Independently and/or cross-functionally design, own, and lead successful large-scale, company-wide projects that improve employee experience.

·             Builds and executes a roadmap of programming, training, and communications targeted at HRBPs, business leaders, and employees regarding current and changing topics to build HR and leader capabilities and employee awareness.

·             Serves as an expert resource to Human Resources and business leaders for employee relations issues including performance management, harassment, ADA, or code violation complaints to ensure consistent and fair processes are employed.

·             Conducts and provides expert and timely consultation and resources relating to investigations.

·             Critically reviews proposed job eliminations, terminations, and layoff decisions and provides consultation, documentation, and leadership to the organization with legal and other functional collaboration.

·             Leads the governance and implementation of new and updated employee relations policies and procedures and ensures the currency, accuracy, and accessibility to human resources, people leaders, and associates.

·             Supports the company's response to employment related inquiries, charges, and complaints from agencies in partnership with internal and external legal groups.

·             Lead investigations and partner with cross-functional resources by providing consultation on topics related to policy development and communications, employment-related investigations, and other related matters.

·             Determine appropriate resolution of cases if further investigation is warranted. Work closely with Human Resource Business Partners and business leaders as appropriate to make recommendations.

·             Lead and/or participate in broader Human Resources initiatives as assigned, which may include the development, communication and implementation of Human Resource programs, trainings, or initiatives that impact employee relations matters.

·             Establish metrics and assess progress and results; identify and communicate trends to senior leaders.  

·             Provide effective leadership to direct reports, including mentoring, development, and performance management. Coach direct reports on resolving sensitive employee relations cases.

Nice To Have

·             Master’s degree in industrial relations, HR, etc.

Required Skills & Experiences

·             Bachelor's degree

·             SHRM-SCP certification

·             7 + years relevant experience leading/supporting employee relations.

·             Advanced knowledge of Employee/Labor law, legal compliance requirements, Human Resources trends and newly-surfacing litigation/regulatory areas.

·             Outstanding investigative skills, and experience handling complex and sensitive employee relations matters.

·             Demonstrated results in planning, developing, and implementing Employee Relations and legislative changes and policy initiatives.

·             Demonstrated experience developing and managing executive-ready communications related to management of large-scale/high profile investigations, projects, legislative changes, policies.

·             Demonstrated ability to appropriately challenge and influence leaders as necessary to ensure fair and appropriate treatment.

·             Consulting skills

·             Effective time management skills and ability to balance multiple demands and competing priorities and adapt to changes in the work environment.

·             High degree of confidentiality, integrity, sensitivity, and discretion coupled with good judgment and decision-making skills.

·             Accepting this director level position at BCBSMN requires signing an Employee Confidentiality, Intellectual Property Assignment and Restrictive Covenants Agreement as a condition of employment.

Make A Difference

Blue Cross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Reasonable Accommodation for Job Seekers with a Disability: If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to

All roles require a high school diploma (or equivalency) and legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® of Minnesota and Blue Plus® are nonprofit independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

Applicants can apply through this link:

May 13, 2024: Duluth Public Schools

Professional Development Coordinator
Pay Range I-A: $1,760-$1,979 per week, 48 week position + Benefits 

Join the Duluth Public Schools team, where we work to inspire every student to achieve their potential and prepare students to lead productive, fulfilling lives

The Professional Development Coordinator is responsible for planning, facilitating, coordinating and monitoring, appropriate and timely district wide professional development for all staff  serving as a resource to other district personnel.  

This position is responsible for developing, coordinating, and presenting professional development programs and sessions to facilitate the achievement of district initiatives and in alignment with the strategic plan. Position consults with and advises administrators and managers regarding the design of staff development programs; establishes learning objectives; develops training materials; and assesses the impact of training sessions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Organizational Development, Education, Adult Learning, Human Resources, Psychology, or a closely related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible related professional and/or educational experience.

Skill Requirements:

  • Designing, organizing, conducting, and evaluating continuing education programs in support of organization-wide strategic initiatives based on assessment of learner needs using a variety of instructional approaches.
  • Managing competing priorities, demands, and deadlines. 
  • Assessing, recommending and implementing various program policies and procedures, and initiate program improvements.
  • Facilitating trainings. 
  • Making effective, informational, and motivational presentations to diverse audiences
  • Applying logical thinking to problems and research.
  • Using initiative and independent judgment.
  • Preparing reports and communicating effectively, both orally and in writing, including in public settings.
  • Leading multiple projects and initiatives, identifying and adjusting training priorities, and meeting goals and deadlines.
  • Establishing and maintain effective working relationships with administrators, supervisors, staff and other organizations, and the public.
  • Learning new software and systems with ease.
  • Planning, collaborating, coordinating, and facilitating a variety of meetings, workshops, trainings, and conferences.
  • Understanding and be sensitive to those of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrating strong interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative relationships with school personnel, vendors, co-workers and the public.
  • Organizing work, programs and activities to meet schedules, timelines and deadlines.
  • Maintaining accurate, up-to-date, and organized record-keeping. 
  • Planning and organizing meetings, presentations and the ability to present “best practices” data and research.
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Project management practices and ability to apply those practices to programs/projects.
  • Principles, methods, and tools for formal and on-the-job professional development and training
  • Theories, strategies, and methodologies of adult learning
  • Teaching and facilitation skills
  • Basic principles of promotion, publicity, marketing, and advertising
  • Current trends and developments in professional development
  • Community resources and programs complimentary to professional development activities
  • Research methods and techniques used in the professional development field
  • Professional competencies related to a variety of occupational fields
  • ?Methods and techniques of writing, composition, layout and production of professional development and training materials
  • District organizational structure, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Principles and techniques of budgeting and financial management
  • Capabilities of computer systems, software, and hardware related to the development and delivery of professional development and training material.

In addition to rewarding career opportunities, Duluth Public Schools offers an excellent benefit package to employees who are hired into positions scheduled to work 24 hours/week or more. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:
Medical/Prescription Drug Plan with Health Reimbursement Arrangement

  • Single Coverage – District pays 100% of premium (FREE) + contributes $2,612.50 into HRA annually
  • Family Coverage – District pays 75% of premium (25% employee contribution) + contributes $5,225.00 into HRA annually

Dental Plan

  • Single Coverage – District pays 100% of Basic premium (FREE)
  • Family Coverage – District pays 25% of Premium

Life Insurance    

  • District provides minimum of $50,000 of life insurance at no cost, employee may purchase supplemental life insurance

 Long Term Disability

  • District-provided at no cost to employee

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Employees may elect to contribute on a pre-tax basis to Health Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts


  • The District contributes 7.5% of your total salary in the Public Employees Retirement Association) pension plan.
  • Employees may also elect to participate in Tax-Shelter Annuity options.

Time Off

  • Each bargaining unit contract defines time off provisions such as holidays, sick/personal leave, vacation, etc. 

Contact Information:
If you have any questions, please contact Human Resource at 218-336-8722 or email

Duluth Public Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.


April 26, 2024: City of Rochester

Nature of Work
The HR Business Partner performs mid-level, professional work, providing consultative support to management. Duties include employee relations and performance management; implementing recruitment and selection strategies; providing assistance and/or support in various HR functions such as staff development, HR policies, job classifications, and labor relations.

Review of applications will begin on May 16, 2024. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Starting salary is $85,306 to $100,361 with advancement to $125,451.


The work below is representative of the scope of work performed within this job classification. Individual job duties will vary based on work assignment. 

*Serve as a business partner by providing consultative services in the area of human resources and organizational development.

  • Provide advice to supervisors regarding employee relations issues and effective practices; act as a liaison between management and employee/employee representative; consult with employees and/or their representatives to identify and resolve problems and issues; assist in developing employee relations program policies and procedures.
  • At the direction of the Director of Human Resources, initiate and/or conduct employee investigations and ensures a fair resolution of employee relations issues.
  • Provide effective coaching, mentoring, and counseling to leaders on various topics; draft and review counseling memos, employee corrective action documents, proposed disciplinary action letters and performance evaluation documentation.
*Assist the City supervisors with various duties that may span over several functional HR areas.
  • Review and edit position descriptions to ensure accurate information; look for opportunities to create consistencies in position descriptions between like and similar positions across the City. 
  • Research organizational policies and best practices as requested. 
  • Assist in employee development trainings/initiatives in areas of HR expertise. 
  • Provide guidance to supervisors and employees on interpretation and application of City policies and general HR-related questions. 
  • Assist the HR business partners and supervisors in organizing and preparing materials for sensitive employment and labor relations matters. 
  • Perform support activities for Civil Service Commissions as needed. 
  • Lead or assist in projects, team objectives, work goals or initiatives as assigned.
*Partner with City supervisors to implement effective recruitment strategies, processes, and outreach to attract a qualified and diverse pool of candidates to the City.
  • Maintain effective relationships by meeting regularly with HR business partners and supervisors to understand departmental ongoing talent needs and objectives. 
  • Identify and recommend modern recruitment strategies to identify potential job candidates.
  • Coordinate and attend job fairs and recruitment related events. 
  • Develop relationships with various community and professional organizations. 
  • Design professional vacancy announcements. 
  • Advertise positions through various sources including, but not limited to: social media, web-based recruitment boards, colleges and universities, trade schools, professional organizations, and community groups. 
*Assist City supervisors with the selection process. 
  • Score applications in compliance with the Veteran's Preference Act; add application points for qualified applicants, as applicable. 
  • Research and develop competency-based selection tools, including but not limited to written and performance tests, interviews and assessment processes and rating tools. 
  • Facilitate or participate on in-person interview panels. 
  • Develop structured interview questionnaires utilizing behavioral/competency-based interviewing techniques. 
  • Ensure all selection activities are in compliance with federal, state, and regulatory requirements. 
  • Assist eligible candidates with relocation benefits, travel arrangements, and expense reimbursements.
Assist with special projects and perform other duties as assigned.
*Essential Functions 


Education and Experience
A Bachelor's degree in human resources, industrial relations, public administration, business, or a related field and at least four years of human resource generalist experience.


An equivalent combination of education to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be substituted for the required amount of experience.

Don't check off every box in the minimum qualification requirements listed above? Please apply anyway! The City is interested in candidates who can bring not only technical expertise but also lived experience to the team.

Licenses and/or Certifications
Valid driver's license

Desirable Qualifications
SPHR/PHR or IPMA HR certifications; experience working in a public entity such as a city, county, or school district.
Work experience with labor relations.


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the following represents the physical and environmental demands for this position. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions with or without accommodation.
In consideration of the overall amount of physical effort required to perform this position, the work is best described as Sedentary to Light Work: Exerting up to 10 to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.   If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
Physical demands that may be required continuously (2/3 or more of the time), frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time) are noted below:
Continuous demands: sitting, fine dexterity
Frequent demands: standing, walking
Occasional demands: bending, kneeling, lifting, reaching; pushing/pulling, climbing
Sensory requirements necessary in the performance of the essential functions of this position include: sight, hearing and touch
Environmental conditions that may exist in the performance of the essential functions of this job include: NONE (not substantially exposed to environmental conditions)

For more information and to apply: City of Rochester Website

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