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State of Minnesota State Program Administrator Manager Senior/Manager, Education/Codes/Grants/Rules, Permitting, CRF & Division Operations in St. Paul, Minnesota

Working Title: Manager of Education/Code/Grants/Rules, Permitting, CRF & Division Operations

Job Class: State Program Administrator, Manager Senior

Agency: Labor & Industry Dept

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 02/12/2024

  • Closing Date : 03/07/2024

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Labor & Industry Dept / Labor Industry-Managerial

  • Division/Unit : Dept of Labor & Industry / Construction Codes & Licensing

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : No

  • Salary Range: $41.51 - $59.72 / hourly; $86,672 - $124,695 / annually

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 220 - Manager/Unrep

  • FLSA Status : Exempt - Executive

  • Telework Eligible : Yes

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities ( : Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

This position offers a hybrid work schedule which includes telework days and in office days at a DLI office building.

This position will direct and lead the Construction Codes and Licensing Division’s Education/Codes/Grants/Rules, Permitting, Contractor Recovery Fund (CRF) and Division Operations units. Responsibilities include:

  • Assuring compliance with program and legal requirements, including overall adherence to laws, rules, regulations, and budgetary oversight.

  • Provide technical and leadership assistance to Director to address industry stakeholder issues, lead policy development and address division program needs.

  • Provides implementation, development, and management of Special Projects and/or process improvements as requested by Director.

  • Oversight of the Licensing unit.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four (4) years of managerial or supervisory experience* in one of the following areas: construction permitting, trade licensing, construction related education, or development of construction codes and rules.

*Doctorate degree may substitute for two years of experience; Master’s degree may substitute for 18 months of experience; Bachelor’s degree may substitute for one year of experience; Associate’s degree may substitute for six months of experience.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience* sufficient to effectively supervise and direct the work of assigned staff. Demonstrated leadership should include the following:

  • Coaching, mentoring, and/or developing staff while building relationships.

  • Leading teams to meet the organization‘s expectations for productivity, quality, or goal accomplishment.

  • Managing the preparation and maintenance of reports necessary to carry out the functions of the department.

  • Understanding of staff development, supervision, and team building.

*Demonstrated leadership experience may include any of the following:

  • Experience as a supervisor, team lead, lead worker, OR project lead*

  • Completion of a State leadership development program, such as Emerging Leaders Institute (ELI) or Senior Leadership Institute (SLI)

  • Completion of a similar or equivalent leadership development program through another organization

  • A paid or unpaid position leading a program or chairing a committee, such as an Employee Resource Group (ERG). This experience must also include:

  • 1+ years of identifying issues, goals, and strategic actions

  • 100+ hours per year time commitment

Experience must demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to manage, implement and develop rules, statutes, policies, procedures and partnerships with stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of state, federal and local laws, codes, rules and regulations related to CCLD programs; state, local and federal regulatory functions sufficient to enforce their provisions.

  • Ability to provide technical and leadership assistance to Director in special projects and in responding to stakeholders.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds, including those who may not share your same culture, ethnicity, language, or common experiences.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five (5) or more years of experience as a supervisor or manager of one of the following Construction Codes and Licensing programs: Contractor Recovery Fund, Permitting, Licensing, or Education/Codes/Rules/Grants.

  • Extensive knowledge of the Contractor Recovery Fund, permitting, licensing, education/rules and division wide business processes and procedures of Construction Codes and Licensing.

  • Language skills other than English (such as Somali, Spanish, Hmong, Karen or ASL).

Additional Requirements

It is the policy that all final candidates submit to a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components: SEMA4 Records Check, Employment Reference Check, Driver’s License Check, Education/License Verification.


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made 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 . Please indicate what assistance is needed.