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  • 12 Jun 2018 10:58 AM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Employment Opportunity with Labor & Industry Dept

    Date Opened For Application:

    05/31/2018

    Date Closed For Application:

    06/14/2018

    Job Classification:

    Working Title:

    State Program Administrator Manager (SPAM) Principal

    Legal Services Director

    Location:

    St. Paul

    Work Area:

    Legal Services, General Support Division

    Salary Range:

    $39.02 - $55.97/hourly, $81,474 - $116,865/annually

    Work Shift:

    Day Shift

    Travel Required:

    No

    Days of Work:

    Monday-Friday , 8:00 am-4:30 pm

    Bargaining Unit:

    220- Managerial Plan

    Employment Condition:

    Permanent, Full-time

    Position Number:

    00204960

    Classified Status:

    Classified

    Name of Supervisor:

    Heather McGannon

    FLSA Status:

    Executive- Exempt

    Job ID:

    24182

    Initial Days Off:

    Sunday, Saturday

    Job Duties:

    The Legal Services Director serves as chief general counsel to the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, Assistant Commissioners and Managers on legal, legislative and policy issues. This position advises staff on issues that arise as a result of the agency’s administration and enforcement of the laws, rules and regulations regarding programs under the purview of the Department of Labor and Industry in workers compensation, occupational safety and health, wage and hour, prevailing wage, combative sports, construction code and licensing, and apprenticeship areas.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Three (3) years of experience in managing, leading or having authority over an extensive program area(s) to include; substantial legal responsibility of the program(s); significant responsibility in program planning, direction, implementation and results; and the ability to give clear, concise and organized legal advice on complex legal issues as well as practical legal advice and guidance on policy issues.

    Graduate of an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in the State of Minnesota.

    Comprehensive knowledge of Minnesota statutes, rules, case law, and regulations in several of the following areas of law: workers compensation; occupational safety and health; construction codes and licensing; federal wage, hour and employment statutes and regulations; or federal apprenticeship laws and regulations. Ability to set priorities consistent with agency goals and initiatives, supervise and evaluate the work of others, and prepare and maintain budgets.

    Preferred

    Qualifications:

    How to Apply:

    Excellent human relations and interpersonal communication skills sufficient to

    motivate and lead staff; and communicate with diverse audiences, such as the

    Minnesota Legislature, employer groups, employee groups, insurers, industry and

    trade associations, educational institutions, internal and external committees, work

    teams, complainants, injured workers, and regulated parties.

    Written communication skills sufficient to draft clear and concise training materials,

    policies, procedures, letters, memoranda, pleadings, briefs, legislation, and rules; and

    to effectively respond to oral or written inquiries from citizens, the legal community,

    licensees, regulated parties, media, agency personnel, enforcement agencies, and

    elected officials.

    Key knowledge of the laws that govern administrative rulemaking, contested case

    proceedings, government ethics, data practices, open meeting, records retention and

    other laws that apply to executive branch agencies, boards, panels and councils.

    Broad knowledge of state employment laws and rules, state organization, employee

    bargaining agreements, and state fiscal policy and procedures, including a working

    understanding of the legislative and rulemaking process.

    If you are interested in applying for this position you will need to submit an

    online application. To apply for this position, log on to Employee Self Service at

    www.s4web.state.mn.us , and click the “Careers” link. This will open the Job search

    page. In the keywords search, type in the Job ID for this position, (24182). Click on the

    link for the position, and click “Apply for this job opening”. Application is due no later

    than June 14, 2018.

    Effective July 1, 2009, legislation provides that the top five Recently Separated

    Veterans (RSV), who apply and meet the qualifications for the vacancy, must be

    granted an interview. To be considered a Recently Separated Veteran (RSV), you

    must meet all of the following criteria:

    1) Have separated under honorable conditions from any branch of the armed

    forces of the United States;

    2) Have served on active duty for 181 consecutive days or more or for the full

    period ordered to active duty OR have separated by reason of disability

    incurred while serving on active duty;

    3) Be a United States citizen or resident alien;

    4) Have served in active military service at any time on or after September 11,

    2001 as shown on your form DD-214.

    To be considered under this legislation, you must meet all of the Minimum

    Qualifications identified in this posting; meet all of the above RSV criteria; and submit

    a copy of your DD-214 form by the closing date via mail, e-mail or fax to: Maggie

    Strugala 443 Lafayette Road N, St. Paul, MN 55155, or Maggie.Strugala@state.mn.us ,

    or fax 651-284-5723.

    Effective August 1, 2012, legislation provides state agencies with the option to

    appoint certain disabled veterans on a non-competitive basis if you meet all of the

    following criteria:

    Contact for more

    Info:

    1) Meet service requirements and have a verified service-connected disability

    rating of at least 30%.

    2) Provide qualifying documentation verifying the disability.

    3) Meet all of the Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting.

    To be considered under this legislation you must submit all documentation by the

    closing date via mail, e-mail or fax to: Maggie Strugala 443 Lafayette Road N, St. Paul,

    MN 55155, or Maggie.Strugala@state.mn.us , or fax 651-284-5723.

    Maggie Strugala, 651-284-5119, Maggie.Strugala@state.mn.us.

    Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer

    This information can be made available in alternative formats to individuals with

    disabilities by calling (651) 259-3637 or (651) 282-2699 (TTY).


  • 11 Jun 2018 3:11 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    CONFLICTS & ETHICS ATTORNEY

    Robins Kaplan LLP, a national litigation law firm, has an exciting opportunity in our Minneapolis location for a talented individual to join our firm. Under direction of the Professional Responsibility Chair, the primary function of the Conflicts and Ethics Attorney is to review and analyze potential conflicts relating to new and lateral attorney candidates and potential conflicts relating to new clients and matters. The Conflicts and Ethics Attorney will also be responsible for helping the Professional Responsibility Chair review and draft engagement agreements, informed-consent agreements, and ethical-wall memorandum. The Conflicts and Ethics Attorney will also be responsible for helping the Chair review outside-counsel guidelines and law-firm marketing materials as well as perform other projects as needed.

    Your Keys to Success:

    • ·       J.D. required
    • ·       Active bar licensure in at last one state and in good standing
    • ·       5+ years of law-firm experience preferred, in general litigation, risk-management, or corporate compliance

    You will also have:

    • ·       Experience in conflicts identification and clearance in a law firm, including drafting and reviewing ethical-wall memorandum for new hires or client matters, and informed-consent agreements for client matters
    • ·       Experience preferred with researching multiple jurisdictions and jurisdiction-specific rules as they relate to conflicts of interest and attorney advertising
    • ·       Strong, functional knowledge of the ABA’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct
    • ·       Experience performing legal research and research on corporations (Lexis/Westlaw, Bloomberg, etc.)
    • ·       Ability to work on complex legal issues and requests in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment
    • ·       Strong writing and drafting skills and oral communication skills
    • ·       Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe, Filesite/Desksite and other document-management or document-retention software
    • ·       Experience with Intapp Open, Elite, or other conflicts modules preferred

    Why us? Robins Kaplan LLP is a firm you can be proud to be associated with. We offer competitive compensation, rich benefits, a respectful environment, and the opportunity for a rewarding and impactful career with a dynamic group of professionals. Consider us for your next career stop and apply on-line with a letter of interest, resume, copy of law school transcript and legal writing sample.

    https://www.robinskaplan.com/careers/openings/apply-online?FilterREID=4

    Robins Kaplan LLP is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse workforce.


  • 11 Jun 2018 3:10 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    United States District Court

    District of Minnesota

    Career Opportunity: Part-Time Pro Se Law Clerk

    Vacancy Announcement #2018-19

    OVERVIEW OF THE DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA

    The U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, serves the 87 Minnesota counties. The District has four staffed divisional offices located in Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Duluth, and Fergus Falls. The U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota is composed of seven authorized district judges, six senior district judges, eight magistrate judges, one part-time magistrate judge, Clerk’s Office staff, and Probation and Pretrial Services Office staff.

    Position Details

    Title and Type:

    Pro Se Law Clerk, Part-time. (Annual appointment subject to funding.)

    Vacancies:

    One

    Location:

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    Posting Date:

    Friday, June 8, 2018

    Classification:

    JSP 11 - 14

    Salary Range:

    $32,731.50 - $71,666

    Depending on qualifications.

    Closing Date: Open until filled. Preference will be given to resumes received by Friday, June 22, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. Central Time.

    Area of Consideration: Open to all sources.

    Vacancy Announcement #: 2018-19

    To apply, qualified applications should follow the instructions below:

    - Attach one PDF document, containing

    - A cover letter;

    - Resume; and

    - Names and contact information for three (3) professional references.

    - Add “Pro Se Law Clerk" in the email subject line.

    - Email the PDF document to:

    hr-usdc@mnd.uscourts.gov.

    INTRODUCTION

    The U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota is seeking a part-time (20-hours per week) Pro Se Law Clerk. The Pro Se Law Clerk will work primarily with prisoner habeas corpus and civil rights actions, and cases in which a plaintiff applies for in forma pauperis (IFP) status.

    This position is subject to funding based on caseload. Based on current data, funding for the position is expected to last at least until December 2020 and may be renewed thereafter, depending upon availability of funds.

    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

    • Conduct substantive review and screening of all new prisoner pleadings, (habeas corpus petitions and civil rights complaints) and all new cases in which a plaintiff files an IFP application, and make recommendations for appropriate disposition.
    • Perform research and prepare draft orders, reports, and recommendations.
    • Assist with IFP applications for appeals.
    • Provide advice to Clerk’s Office and Chambers staff on prisoner cases and IFP matters.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

    • A J.D. degree with standing in the upper one-third of the class from a law school that is accredited by the American Bar Association.
    • Law review experience, moot court experience, publication of a noteworthy article in a law school publication or other scholarly publication, or prior legal employment is preferred.
    • A background in prisoner habeas corpus and civil rights actions, and knowledge of the Prison Litigation Reform Act and the Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act are preferred.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work are required.

    United States District Court

    District of Minnesota

    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

    • Work is performed in an office setting.
    • Some travel may be required.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

    Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents seeking U.S. citizenship. Noncitizens must execute an affidavit indicating their intent to apply for citizenship when they become eligible to do so. Judiciary employees serve under excepted appointments, and are considered “at-will” and may be terminated with or without cause or notice by the court.

    The United States District Court requires employees to adhere to a Code of Conduct Policy. This position is also subject to mandatory Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) for payroll deposit.

    The final candidate is subject to FBI Fingerprinting and a background investigation, including criminal history. Employment is provisional and contingent upon a successful background check.

    BENEFITS

    • The opportunity to serve in a rewarding public service position.
    • Accrual of paid vacation and sick leave.
    • Paid federal holidays.
    • Extensive health, life, dental, vision, and long-term care insurance plans.
    • A defined benefit pension plan.
    • On-site fitness centers.
    • Traditional (pre-tax) and Roth (after-tax) retirement savings and investment plans through the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) with employer matching contributions.
    • Pre-tax transportation, medical, and childcare reimbursement accounts.
    • Telework, alternative work schedules, and other workplace flexibilities.

    Employees of the U.S. District Court are not classified under Civil Service.

    APPLICATION INFORMATION

    All application materials received will be reviewed to identify the best qualified candidates. Only applicants selected to proceed to the next phase of the selection process will be notified.

    The U.S. District Court reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement, to withdraw the announcement, and to fill the position sooner than the closing date, if a closing date is shown, any of which actions may occur without prior written notice.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer


  • 11 Jun 2018 3:09 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    CIVIL LITIGATION PROGRAM MANAGER/RESOURCE ATTORNEY – VOLUNTEER LAWYERS NETWORK 

    Position:  Civil Litigation Program Manager/Resource Attorney, Minneapolis, Minnesota 

    DESCRIPTION:  Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN) seeks a full-time Civil Litigation Program Manager/Resource Attorney to manage volunteer based legal services and brief legal advice clinics.

    Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN) is a private non-profit organization affiliated with the Hennepin County Bar Association.  VLN provides free advice and legal representation to low-income individuals through volunteer attorneys, interpreters and other legal professionals throughout the state of Minnesota.  To learn more about our work, visit our website.  

    PRIMARY DUTIES: 

    • Design, develop and maintain programs for low-income clients with legal problems related to civil litigation;
    • Supervise and support legal services provided at clinics, including the Legal Access Point Clinic located at the Hennepin County Government Center and the Conciliation Court Clinic;
    • Recruit, train, mentor and supervise volunteer attorneys on civil legal issues;
    • Supervise and support program staff;
    • Work in partnership with other organizations that serve our clients and explore ways to achieve mutual goals; 
    • Develop new and adjust existing programs as needed to address unmet client need;
    • Assist VLN’s development staff in development and drafting of grant applications, monitoring grant progress, and grant reporting.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • ·       J.D. required. Must be licensed in Minnesota;
    • ·       Three or more years of civil litigation experience;
    • ·       Excellent written and oral communication skills;
    • ·       Good organizational skills and ability to multi-task;
    • Commitment to VLN’s mission.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience with or knowledge of landlord/tenant law litigation;
    • Experience with administrative law cases or Department of Human Services disqualification cases;
    • Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income communities and communities of color;
    • ·       Experience in mentoring and training less-experienced attorneys preferred;
    • Supervisory experience;
    • Proficiency in a second language.

    VLN is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation or any other factors prohibited by applicable law.

    Those with diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences are encouraged to apply.

    Salary: DOE

    Benefits:  Include individual health insurance and liberal vacation.

    Closing Date: 6/29/2018

    Starting date:  As soon as possible after the position is filled.

    Applications:  Applications should include a resume, a letter explaining interest in this position, and salary requirements.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. 

    Information should be submitted to hradmin@vlnmn.org  


  • 11 Jun 2018 3:07 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    EDUCATION MINNESOTA

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

    POSITION TITLE:                                                  Staff Attorney (Job#2018-20)

    DEPARTMENT:                                                      Legal

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:                    General Counsel

    QUANTITY:                                                             Two (2) Positions Available

    LOCATION:                                                             St. Paul Office

    HOURS/STATUS:                                                    Full Time/Exempt

    EMPLOYEE GROUP:                                            TEMPO staff union

    PURPOSE OF POSITION:

    Under the direction of Education Minnesota’s General Counsel, Staff Attorneys work with a team of lawyers to provide legal assistance, advice, and representation to members, locals and affiliates of Education Minnesota, and to support the organization’s work for members and staff, including but not limited to legislative, professional development, local capacity, negotiations, business, equity, governance, policy, and organizing.  

    MAJOR FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • ·       Provide legal assistance and representation to members, locals and affiliates as directed and in accordance with Education Minnesota’s Legal Services Policy.
    • ·       Manage caseload of employment, licensure, and other civil cases, and work with outside counsel who are providing representation in criminal and maltreatment of minors (Minnesota Department of Education) cases.
    • ·       Provide consultation and advice to Education Minnesota staff and members as needed.
    • ·       Recommend, develop and implement legal and other training programs.
    • ·       Participate in and/or lead organizational initiatives, projects, and mandates.
    • ·       Work with other areas of the organization on matters of mutual concern.
    • ·       Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    • ·       Basic understanding of Minnesota’s public sector labor and employment laws.
    • ·       Basic understanding of both the organizing and service models of union advocacy; commitment and willingness to deploy either/both models as determined by Education Minnesota
    • ·       Basic computer skills including word processing.
    • ·       Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups of people.
    • ·       Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
    • ·       Ability to perform and work well under deadlines/pressures.
    • ·       Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple projects in a timely fashion.
    • ·       Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • ·       Juris Doctorate degree
    • ·       Admitted to practice in Minnesota state courts or the ability to be admitted within 10 months.
    • ·       Valid driver’s license.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • ·       Experience with PELRA (Minn. Stat. chapter 179A), Minn. Stat §122A. 40 and 122A.41, and Minn. Stat chapter 13.
    • ·       Experience in labor relations.
    • ·       Experience and/or training as an educator.
    • ·       Experience and/or training with school law.
    • ·       Experience in employment litigation.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    Work is in a general office environment.  Employee is required to: Continuously sit, talk and hear; frequently stand, walk and repetitively use hands dexterously (use fingers to handle, feel), reach with hands and arms, bend and physically lift and carry up to 25 pounds; occasionally lift up to 50 pounds and infrequently travel by various conveyances (e.g., air, rail, auto).

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Some travel, evening and weekend work required.

    EDUCATION MINNESOTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Education Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where diversity is valued, supported and celebrated to benefit applicants, employees, members and students. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need.

    POSTING DEADLINE: For best consideration, apply online and include a resume. Posting is open until midnight of Tuesday, June 22, 2018.

    Click here to apply!

    Education Minnesota l Human Resources l 41 Sherburne Avenue l St. Paul, MN 55103


  • 11 Jun 2018 3:05 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    DIRECTOR COUNSEL, Retail Strategies (Job Code)

    Classification: Exempt

    Date: June 2018

    About us:

    Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company, and one of America’s leading retailers.

    Target Legal Affairs is a dynamic and deeply knowledgeable team of legal professionals, each with valuable expertise from several disciplines. This team advocates for Target and its business in communities across the nation and works across the entire company to provide internal clients with business and legal advice. Here, you’ll enjoy working autonomously with a healthy work-life balance. Your passion for learning our business and building relationships with senior leaders and key business partners will be essential to tackling the ever-changing legal challenges we face in a dynamic and fast-paced retail landscape. You’ll be challenged and gratified by a role with Target Legal Affairs.

    Within Target Legal Affairs, the Retail Strategies team provides value-added legal support to Target’s merchandising, marketing, and innovation teams in advancement of Target’s guest-facing strategies.  In the role of Director Counsel, Retail Strategies, you will work on a wide variety of transactions and negotiations, resolve non-litigated disputes, and advise on advertising and marketing regulatory compliance.  In addition, you will use your legal acumen to advise on digital commerce and other app operations and development, assist in the launch of new businesses and strategies in emerging areas, and help businesses design operational processes that meet the company’s legal and business goals.  You will create and provide both written and in-person training and self-help tools and retain and manage outside counsel resources.

    Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

    About you:

    • J.D. degree with excellent academic credentials from an accredited law school
    • Admitted or eligible for admission to the Minnesota bar
    • 2-6 years of legal experience in a law firm, in-house, or government capacity
    • Demonstrate innovative and creative problem solving skills with strong leadership skills
    • Curious, pro-active, and motivated to learn about new businesses and new legal concepts
    • Excited about working with a diverse and large internal client base and collaborating with your Legal Affairs colleagues
    • Comfortable making specific recommendations in ambiguous situations
    • Excellent sense of prioritization and highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and client relationships in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to tailor message by audience, and deliver clear and concise advice in a timely manner
    • Flexible team player and comfortable working with experts, generalists, and senior level leaders
    • High level of self-motivation, initiative and organization, with the ability to be resilient and adaptable to risk, uncertainty, and changing directions, and to seek out assistance and advice from others when needed

    APPLY HERE

  • 11 Jun 2018 3:03 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)
    Legal18000AB0REQUISITION #

    Careers that Change Lives 

    This position supports the Restorative Therapies Group (RTG). In a collegial team environment, this individual will be responsible partnering closely with business partners to coordinate IP strategies and develop IP portfolios for medical technologies in various businesses within RTG; supporting product development and research through proactive IP counseling and procurement; as well as educating clients regarding IP matters. 


    This position can reside in Minnesota or Colorado.


    A Day in the Life

    Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned

    • Develop and implement IP strategies for business divisions of the Restorative Therapies Group with Technical and Business leaders.
    • Provide legal advice and guidance to business on intellectual property.
    • Negotiate and draft agreements.
    • Prepare and prosecute U.S. and foreign patent applications and manage outside counsel.
    • Manage the overall product release clearance/freedom to operation as it pertains to patents and intellectual property, including preparing clearance/freedom to operate opinions.
    • Prepare intellectual property due diligence analyses for acquisition and divestiture matters as assigned. 
    • Train and educate business personnel on invention disclosure processes, patent processes and IP asset management.
    • Support patent litigation.
    • Provide legal counsel and guidance regarding trademarks for products.
    • Direct and guide the focus of product development projects from an IP standpoint.

     

    Must Have: Minimum Requirements 


    EDUCATION REQUIRED:  

    • JD from a nationally accredited law school with strong academic credentials
    • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical, Computer or Biomedical Engineering, Physics or similar scientific discipline

    YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:

    • 8+ years of experience in patent and intellectual property law disciplines 

    SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:  

    • Registration to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office
    • Current member of a state bar or DC bar and the ability to obtain Minnesota or Colorado state bar membership
    Nice to Have 
    • Master of Science Degree in Electrical, Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical, Computer or Biomedical Engineering, Chemical, Physics or similar scientific discipline
    • Experience with global patent issues and practices, litigation, transactions and transactional due diligence
    • Aptitude or experience in various intellectual property legal issues, including, licensing, trade secret, copyright, trademark and open source
    • Experience presenting and engaging with senior management
    • Analytical thinking and ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
    • Medical device experience
    • Litigation experience
    • Excellent priority-setting skills, and people skills to deal with direct client contact and management
    • Proficiency in engineering, strong creative abilities and scientific principles
    • Demonstrated abilities as a skilled communicator to diverse audiences
    • Possess a strong commitment to company values
    About Medtronic

    Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. 

    We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future. 

    Physical Job Requirements

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position. 

    The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description 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.

    Travel: 15-20% will be required.


    APPLY HERE


  • 11 Jun 2018 3:02 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    The Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota

    Employment Opportunity

    Pro Bono Coordinator (Attorney Position)

    Organization Summary: The mission of the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota is to enhance opportunities for immigrants and refugees through legal representation for low-income individuals, and through education and advocacy with diverse communities. Our goals are to:

     Remedy legal problems by providing quality immigration legal services to low- income immigrants and refugees of all nationalities; and

     Prevent legal problems by providing law-related education to immigrants and refugees of all nationalities;

     Raise public awareness of immigration issues to encourage sound public policy that protects the universal human rights of immigrants and is both compassionate and practical.

    The Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota (ILCM) is a 25-person office with five locations in the State of Minnesota including two Saint Paul offices and offices in Moorhead, Worthington, and Austin. ILCM has been in operation for 21 years, and is funded through individual, law firm, corporate, United Way, foundation, and local, state, and federal government support.

    Job Title: Pro Bono Coordinator (Attorney Position) Location: Saint Paul

    Salary: DOQ Type: Full-time Deadline: Open Until Filled

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    The ILCM Pro Bono Project engages members of the private bar to provide legal services to income-eligible immigrants and refugees in several areas of immigration law, including but not limited to, citizenship, DACA, crime victim relief, family reunification, and removal defense. The Pro Bono Coordinator is responsible for overseeing client services and volunteer coordination in various areas of ILCM’s pro bono programming, in addition to a small caseload.

    Responsibilities will include:

     Conduct legal screening and case assessment for potential pro bono clients.

     Coordinate case placement for pro bono clients.

     Administer pro bono legal clinics and community workshops.

     Provide training, mentorship, and technical assistance to ILCM pro bono volunteers.

     Engage in outreach efforts to the private bar regarding our volunteer

    opportunities, and immigrant and refugee communities regarding our legal

    services.

     Develop and maintain relationships with community partners to further services

    for immigrants and refugee communities.

     Maintain a small caseload of representation to individuals and families in

    immigration matters, including some or all of the following: affirmative

    immigration representation before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service

    (USCIS), U.S. consulates abroad; and immigration administrative appeals.

     Maintain client data in compliance with organization protocols, and assist with

    grant proposal and report preparation as needed.

    Experience and Qualification Requirements:

    Education/Experience:

    J.D. degree and admission to a state bar. Experience with immigration matters strongly

    preferred.

    Other Skills/Requirements include:

     Second language fluency in Spanish or Somali preferred;

     Excellent oral, listening, and written communication skills;

     High level of attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects concurrently;

     Familiarity with diverse refugee and immigrant communities, community agencies,

    and resources;

     Demonstrated interest in serving the low-income immigrant and refugee community

    and experience working with persons of diverse economic, cultural, and ethnic

    backgrounds;

     Ability to work constructively with others, possess good judgment, learn quickly, and

    work well independently and under pressure as well as in collaboration with other

    staff and with other organizations; and

     Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, immigration form program and case

    database experience a plus.

    Additional Info:

    For further information on the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota, please visit

    www.ilcm.org.

    How to Apply:

    If interested, please forward cover letter and resume to oficinalegal@ilcm.org or mail to

    ILCM Legal, 450 North Syndicate Street., Suite 200, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104.


  • 01 Jun 2018 5:38 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights (MCCR) Vacancy

    The Civil Rights Commission was created for the purpose of carrying forward policies of the city to promote civil rights. The ordinance states this shall be done by seeking to prevent and eliminate discrimination; conduct public meetings and forums; conduct programs of research and study; and advise the City’s elected officials and departments of matters relating to the commission.  

    .Deadline: Open until filled.

    Vacancies

    There are currently three (3) attorney vacancies.  We are only seeking active licensed attorneys for these openings.

    • Seat 11: Mayoral appointment for a 1-year term beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2018.
    • Seat 18: City Council appointment for a 2-year term beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2019.
    • Seat 19: Mayoral appointment for a 2-year term beginning Jan 1, 2018, and ending Dec 31, 2019.

    Requirements

    • Applicants must be residents in the City of Minneapolis.
    • Applicants should be well versed in civil rights law.
    • Applicants must favor the principles of equal opportunity and non-discrimination.
    • Applicants may not be currently employed with the City of Minneapolis.
    • Applicants should have the ability to read, apply logic, and evaluate complex information and compare it to existing rules, laws, or procedures.
    • Applicants should have excellent writing skills.
    • Applicants should be willing to engage in community outreach events with the public.
    • Applicants should have a strong commitment to community service.

    *Non-active licensed attorneys may apply; however, if selected you will not be categorized as an attorney commissioner.

    Application Instructions

    Complete the Application Form (pdf) and the Voluntary Demographic Questionnaire (pdf).

    Send completed forms to openappointments@minneapolismn.gov, or by fax: 612-673-3812, or:

    City Clerk Appointments
    Room 304, 350 South Fifth Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55415-1382

    You can apply on your own behalf, nominate others for consideration, or inform the City Clerk's Office of someone to whom you'd like application materials to be sent.

    Selection Process

    When the appointment cycle is open, applications are received by the City Clerk's Office. A Selection Committee comprised of representatives from the offices of the Mayor, City Council, and Civil Rights Department will review applications and interview applicants if necessary. Selected applicants will be forwarded to the full City Council for approval.

    Questions?

    Please contact the Commission Liaison or the City Clerk's office regarding the application process or to learn more about the Commission on Civil Rights:

    Commission Liaison: Taylor Edward Crouch-Dodson, 612-673-2091, taylor.crouch@minneapolismn.gov

    City Clerk Contact: 612-673-2216, openappointments@minneapolismn.gov

    Additional Information

    The Commission meets on the third Monday of every month at 6:00 p.m. In Minneapolis City Hall Room 241, unless otherwise specified on the Commission Calendar.

    The Commission is comprised of 21 Minneapolis residents. Commissioners have two main functions:

    First, The Commission's advocacy function as a Commissioner is to act as a liaison between the public and the Department of Civil Rights. In this capacity, Commissioners are encouraged to educate the community about their civil rights and advocate on behalf of their communities to the Department of Civil Rights regarding current civil rights concerns.

    Second, the adjudicative function as a Commissioner is to serve on a review committee or a hearing committee. A review committee decides appeals of determinations issued by the director through the Complaint Investigations Division (Division). Review committees consist of three (3) Commissioners, two (2) of which must be active licensed attorneys. A hearing committee is the trier of fact over cases that have not come to conclusion via the conciliation process. A hearing committee consists of three (3) active licensed attorneys, whom can be members or non-members of the commission.

    The Commission's purpose is:

    • To provide leadership in the areas of civil rights.
    • To encourage and educate the public in the promotion of civil rights.
    • To ensure that each Commissioner is kept up to date on the latest developments in the law and on community issues.
    • To identify issues of principle concern to members of the community in the area of civil rights and set priorities and objectives.
    • To develop a productive rapport with members of the City Council and Mayor's office.
    • To advise the Mayor, City Council, and City agencies and departments with respect to Civil Right matters.
    • To conduct research and studies to best carry out the objectives of the Civil Rights Ordinance.
    • To enforce the Civil Rights Ordinance through education, conciliation, mediation and adjudication.

    If you need this material in an alternative format, please contact the Office of City Clerk at 612-673-2216 or email openappointments@minneapolismn.gov.

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  • 15 May 2018 10:27 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Job Class: Electronic Systems Specialist

    Job ID: 23586

    Location: St. Peter

    Full/Part Time: Full-Time

    Regular/Temporary: Unlimited

    Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

    Date Posted: 05/09/2018

    Closing Date: 05/22/2018

    Hiring Agency: Department of Human Services

    Division/Unit: Direct Care and Treatment / Forensics Services

    Work Shift/Work Hours: Typically 8a - 4:30p; occasional evenings and overnights

    Days of Work: Typically Monday - Friday

    Travel Required: No

    Salary Range: $21.61 - $30.28/hourly; $45,121 - $63,224/annually

    Classified Status: Classified

    FLSA Status: Nonexempt

    Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

    Job Summary

    The Department of Human Services is looking for qualified candidates for a new opening within Forensics Services

    (FS) as an Electronic Systems Specialist. The Electronic Systems Specialist will be responsible for automated building,

    security and communication systems with an emphasis on system networking and proprietary software on the St. Peter

    Regional Treatment Center campus and the related FS buildings.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Provide technical support of building, communication, security, and video systems including related

    software applications so that building systems networks function correctly and electronics operate

    correctly, efficiently, and in compliance with established policy and regulations. Use software for

    programming and protocol to install new icons and floor plans for touch screen control of cameras and

    other electronic devices.

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    • Provide installation, configuration, and technical support of PC-based networked systems for a security

    environment. Program features, adds, changes, upgrades, and system parameters.

    • Service facility security systems so that all equipment operates with maximum efficiency.
    • Implement and perform preventative maintenance duties so that all building, communication, security,

    and video equipment and systems are kept in good operating condition.

    • Design, specify, and properly install alarm, building, communications, security, and video network

    systems so the facility's systems are compatible with current technology. Follow National Electrical

    Codes so that the state electrical inspector will accept work completed. All electrical work will be neat

    and subject to approval by the Master Electrician in charge.

    • Work cooperatively with information technology staff in supporting the computer network infrastructure

    and the integration of security and the building management network with administration networks.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position:

    LICENSURE/EXPERIENCE:

    • Power Limited Technician license OR ability to obtain this licensure within the probationary period.

    (PLEASE NOTE: If the successful candidate does not currently have a Power Limited Technician

    license, they will be required to register as an unlicensed individual prior to hire and will perform work in

    accordance with M.S. 326B.33.)

    • A valid driver’s license
    • Three years of work experience in installing, calibrating, configuring, maintaining and repairing

    electronics equipment. Two of the three years of work experience must have been obtained within the

    last ten years. (PLEASE NOTE: Completion of a one year vocational/technical program in electronics

    technology or a related field may be substituted for six months of work experience. Completion of a two

    year vocational/technical program (e.g. Associate in Applied Science degree) in electronics technology

    or a related field may be substituted for one year of work experience.)

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Knowledge of standard practices, materials, test equipment, and tools used to construct, install,

    calibrate, configure, troubleshoot, repair and maintain complex electronics equipment sufficient to

    assure safe, efficient and reliable equipment operation.

    • Basic knowledge of computer network administration sufficient to install and configure computer

    hardware and software; troubleshoot hardware, software and network problems; and assign user

    passwords and appropriate levels of access.

    • Skills in using a personal computer and software tools to troubleshoot electronics equipment and

    computer network problems for building, security and communication systems.

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    • Ability to independently troubleshoot, identify and correct problems with computer software and

    hardware and electronics equipment through computer diagnosis and/or with electronics test equipment

    and by implementing software and hardware modifications and electronics repairs.

    • Ability to perform routine programming using computer software that controls electronic security

    devices.

    • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions sufficient to independently carry out

    required installation, maintenance and repair.

    • Ability to read and interpret detailed technical information and effectively communicate technical

    information to non-technical staff.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Electronics experience in a correctional or secured environment, including experience with security

    systems, doors, video cameras and video recorders.

    Additional Requirements

    This position requires successful completion of the following:

    To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and

    indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

    REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify

    job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

    EDUCATION VERIFICATION - Applicants will be required to provide a copy of their high school diploma at time of

    interview OR copies of their college transcript or college degree/diploma at time of interview. Copies of the college

    degree/diploma are acceptable ONLY if it clearly identifies the field in which it was earned.

    Why Work For Us

    GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost

    medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending

    accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each

    year.

    How to Apply

    Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job

    information line at 6512593637.

    For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

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    Contact

    If you have questions about the position, contact Tom Christensen at tom.christensen@state.mn.us

    If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate to Ryne Leytem at ryne.j.leytem@state.mn.us by the

    position close date.

    If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the

    Department of Human Services’ ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 for assistance.

    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 careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.


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