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Part-Time (0.50 FTE) ICWA Guardian ad Litem-1st District

The First Judicial District Guardian ad Litem Program is currently seeking a part-time (0.50 FTE) non-exempt ICWA Guardian ad Litem employee to advocate for the best interests of children in Juvenile Court proceedings. The Guardian ad Litem Program is an independent program within the Minnesota Judicial Branch and is governed by the State Guardian ad Litem Board. This position will be a remote work position. The candidate selected for this position will need to be localized in close proximity to the district area and will work remotely from their home office.

This is responsible work advocating for and representing the best interests of a child in court proceedings, with an emphasis on serving American Indian families. Incumbents apply an intimate understanding of the provisions of the Federal Indian Child Welfare Act, the Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act, and BIA Regulations in providing effective representation of the child’s best interests

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a child-related discipline along with some experience working with families and children OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge and familiarity with the American Indian community.

COMPENSATION: Starting pay is $19.07/hr. This is a part-time 0.50 FTE position that is eligible for part-time State of MN benefits.

The Guardian ad Litem Program is an independent program within the Minnesota Judicial Branch and is governed by the Guardian ad Litem Board. This position is represented by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 5.

Posted for bidding, internal and external application simultaneously.

TO APPLY: Complete the online application at the employment website at: www.mncourts.gov and attach your cover letter and resume. Application deadline for bidding, internal and external application is Thursday February 4, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Please allow approximately 45 minutes to complete the on-line application process.

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Systems Administrator, Minneapolis, MN
Salaried, Exempt

Join our LifeSource IT Team and play a role in saving lives in our community. Our Systems Administrators support all IT needs for our team members, from desktop support to maintaining our cybersecurity. Without their diligent work and dedication, we would not be able to fulfill our life-saving work of organ, eye, and tissue donation. This position will offer you the support and team connection of a small organization, but with vast IT resources and opportunities.

LifeSource, an organ procurement organization, with a compassionate and dedicated team of advocates working hard to achieve our vision that everyone shares the gift of life, saves and heals lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. We manage all aspects of the donation process from public awareness initiatives, recipient matching and recovery coordination, and donor family support. You can learn more about LifeSource on our website: https://www.life-source.org/about/careers/

Coordinate. Care. Engage.
• Our Systems Administrators, in collaboration with our IT team, provide excellent customer service through helpdesk support for all team members.
• Responsible for end-to-end system administration of all LifeSource Windows Infrastructure.
• Utilize strong communication and relationship-building skills to maintain partnerships with
vendors on network infrastructure management including, LAN/WAN hardware, hubs, bridges and routers.

Bring. Share. Utilize.
• Requires a minimum of 5 years of computer systems and network applications experience and some education in computer science or related field. Prefer active certifications or the ability to obtain within 1 year of employment.
• This role has a lot of autonomy and will require you to self-manage your time and workload, and it is essential to be self-directed and have strong prioritization skills.
• There is the requirement to be on-call 1 week per month outside of standard business hours, to assist team members with technology issues that impact donation work.

LifeSource offers competitive salaries, participation in a retirement plan with eligibility for matching contributions, free parking, education assistance and more.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

You can learn more about LifeSource on our website: https://www.life-source.org/about/careers/

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Critical Care RN/RT – Organ Donation Coordinator
Full-Time, Salaried, Exempt

Join the LifeSource team by becoming a Critical Care Organ Donation Coordinator. In our communities, our Critical Care Organ Donation Coordinators have an opportunity to honor the life-saving gifts of a hero. These heroes, the organ donor, and their family are compassionately cared for and supported during the end-of-life process by the team at LifeSource.

LifeSource, an organ procurement organization, with a compassionate and dedicated team of advocates working hard to achieve our vision that everyone shares the gift of life, saves and heals lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. We manage all aspects of the donation process from public awareness initiatives, recipient matching and recovery coordination, and donor family support. You can learn more about
LifeSource on our website: https://www.life-source.org/about/careers/

Coordinate. Care. Engage.
• Leave a remarkable impact on thousands with past, present and future connections to donation. Our team of Critical Care Organ Donation Coordinators are responsible for engaging in the on-site facilitation of organ donation opportunities in hospitals across Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. As the subject matter expert, they provide education to hospital staff and families on the donation process, clinically manage the patient and coordinate the operating room recovery time, evaluate donation opportunities on-site by reviewing medical records and consulting hospital staff and transplant surgeons.
• Provide support and show respect to the donor families, answering questions about organ donation and educating on the positive impact donation can have.
• Utilize strong communication and teamwork to collaborate with hospital staff, transplant surgeons, physicians and other LifeSource team members to work together in maximizing donation opportunities.

Bring. Share. Utilize.
• Role requires one of the following scenarios, equaling 6 years of combined hospital-based experience and education:
– Associates degree in field of nursing or respiratory therapy and at least 4 years of experience in critical care or emergency room
– Bachelors degree in field of nursing or respiratory therapy and at least 2 years of experience in critical care or emergency room

• With the variation of work duties and unplanned volume, it is essential to be self-directed and have strong personal stress management skills.
• Commitment to on-call availability of ten 24-hour shifts during a 4-week block, including weekends and holidays.

LifeSource offers competitive salaries, participation in a retirement plan with eligibility for matching contributions, free parking, education assistance and more.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

You can learn more about LifeSource on our website:
https://www.life-source.org/about/careers/

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Senior Department Administrator – Child Support
Salary range: $91,119.54 – $144,595.62 Annually

Hennepin County Human Services is seeking a key leader to be a part of the department’s leadership team to provide strategic direction for Human Services by overseeing all management of Child Support Services.
This senior leadership position will work with other Senior Department Administrators and Human Service directors to maintain and strategically advance the organization in achieving successful outcomes of safety, stability, self-sufficiency, and well-being.

In this position, you will:
• Lead a service area that consists of over 200+ employees that includes supervisors and managers; in addition to employees, this role works collaboratively across other Human Services focus areas to meet department-wide vision and goals.
• Provide direction and vision for strategic resource management including human resources and financial management/budget.
• Lead and foster a culture of innovation and teamwork in which creativity is encouraged and knowledge sharing and collaboration is a responsibility of all employees; use data to inform and guide decisions, policies, and practices.
• Create, promote, and maintain a positive work environment where the value of diversity is understood and practiced and in which all are respected, valued, and welcomed.
• Foster and develop leadership at all levels; build talent and maximize strengths or staff and teams.
• Understand and navigate the organizational and community environment to achieve mutual goals that support the organizatio’s vision and direction.
• Represent Hennepin County as the Child Support lead at various local and state advisory groups and committees as needed.
• Possess the ability to interpret, follow, and implement program requirements provided by federal and state regulations and statutes.

Required qualifications (one of the following):
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, social work, public administration, education or other field appropriate to the position and six years or more of program administration experience in government, nonprofit, education, or an organization closely related to government.
• Ten years or more of program administration experience in government, nonprofit,
education, or an organization closely related to government.

Preferred experience:
• Planning, coordinating, organizing, and problem-solving with the ability to think both
strategically and tactically.
• Collaborating with executives, creative teams, research and development, and product
development teams.
• Leading and managing diverse teams.
• Working creatively within a budget and using innovation to find ways of more effectively
managing resources.
• Establishing effective relationships with elected officials, administrators, directors and
managers, community leaders and groups, and the general public.
• Analyzing program performance and evaluating outcomes.
• Communicating effectively with people at all levels within the county and with leadership of community and other governmental organizations.
• Executing the principles of effective change management.

About the department:
Hennepin County Human Services delivers a variety of services to individuals or families that assist with basic needs or encourage client change around specific objectives. We work with individuals as well as systems and communities in order to develop policy and advocate for the people we serve. The people we serve, and our communities are connected. By helping one, we help the other.

Applications/hiring process information:
Applications must be submitted online by February 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. to be considered.

View the complete posting and apply here:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hennepin/jobs/2943468/senior-department-administrator-child-support

Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience.
Final candidates may be required to complete a drug test and/or background check.

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Notice of U.S. Magistrate Judge Vacancy

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court, District of Minnesota.

The current salary of the full-time position is $201,112 per year and the position will be located in Minneapolis or St. Paul. The term of office for a full-time magistrate judge is eight years; incumbents may be reappointed to successive terms.

The full public notice, application instructions, and application form are available on the Court’s website at www.mnd.uscourts.gov/employment.

Applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. Central Time on February 19, 2021.

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Guardian Ad Litem Manager 4th District

The Guardian ad Litem Program is currently seeking a full-time, exempt Guardian ad Litem Manager for the Fourth District, Hennepin County. The Guardian ad Litem Program provides advocacy for and representation of the best interests of a child in court proceedings, with an emphasis on serving families within the community.

We seek a candidate with an intimate understanding of socioeconomic disparities in the surrounding communities and child welfare system.  The candidate will have working knowledge of the Federal Indian Child Welfare Act and the Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act.

This candidate must possess a working knowledge, familiarity and understanding of the dynamics that impact BIPOC families such as urban dynamics and historical trauma in addition to a working knowledge, familiarity and understanding of child abuse, domestic abuse, chemical dependency and developmental disabilities.

  • Typical Qualifications
    Skill in demonstrating sensitivity, awareness, and value of diversity in economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Skill in working with BIPOC client populations.
  • Considerable knowledge of juvenile judicial process, rules and law, and the standards and policies established by the State Guardian ad Litem Program.
  • Considerable knowledge of rules and law as it pertains to the Indian Child Welfare Act.
  • Considerable knowledge of the objectives, philosophy, policies and procedures of a GAL program.
  • Considerable knowledge of the issues and dynamics that surround juvenile cases in which a GAL should be appointed.
  • Knowledge of modern management and supervisory procedures and techniques.
  • Ability to build effective community relations and lead outreach programs.
  • Ability to develop, organize, and manage a GAL program and related projects.
  • Ability to plan, assign, direct, and evaluate the work of Guardians ad Litem.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to relate professionally with judges, court administrators, staff, representatives of other agencies, attorneys, children and the public.
  • Ability to evaluate clear and concise reports.
  • Ability to become proficient using related computerized software programs and a keyboard.
  • 15 hours continuing education annually.
  • Possession of a valid Minnesota driver’s license.Successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check upon hire and every three years thereafter throughout employment.

Supplemental Information

COMPENSATION:  Full salary range: $30.92/hour – $47.95/hour. This full-time, exempt position is eligible for State of Minnesota employee benefits. For benefit information visit:  http://mn.gov/mmb/segip/index.jsp

TO APPLY: Complete the online application at the employment website at www.mncourts.gov and attach your cover letter and resume. Allow enough time to complete the online application process; approximately 45 minutes.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday January 25, 2021 at4:30 p.m.

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ICWA Guardian ad Litem-6th and 9th District
Full-Time (1.0 FTE)

The Sixth and Ninth Judicial District Guardian ad Litem Board is currently seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE) non-exempt ICWA Guardian ad Litem employee to advocate for the best interests of children in Juvenile Court proceedings. This position will maintain cases primarily between the 6th District (Iron Range) and the 9th  District (Itasca County); however, the GAL may take cases throughout the both districts on an as needed basis. The candidate selected for this position will need to be localized in close proximity to the district areas and will work remotely from their home office. Travel to other service areas throughout the district may be required as well. The Guardian ad Litem Program is an independent program within the Minnesota Judicial Branch and is governed by the State Guardian ad Litem Board.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a child-related discipline along with some experience working with families and children OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge and familiarity with the American Indian community.

COMPENSATION: Starting pay $19.07/hr. This positions is a (1.0 FTE) represented full-time position that is eligible for insurance benefits.

TO APPLY: Complete the online application at the employment website at: www.mncourts.gov and attach your cover letter and resume. Application deadline for bidding, internal and external application is Friday January 29, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Please allow approximately 45 minutes to complete the on-line application process.

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