Learning and Development Specialist
Full-Time Learning and Development Specialist at Minnesota State Department of Revenue
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Government
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: $52,722 - $77,297 / annually
Education Level: N/A

Job ID: 65945 Location: St. Paul Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Unlimited Who May Apply: This vacancy is open for bids and for all qualified job seekers simultaneously. Bidders will be considered through 05/30/2023. Date Posted: 05/24/2023 Closing Date: 05/30/2023 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Revenue Dept / Revenue (inc Assessors)-MAPE Division/Unit: Business Planning & Improvement / BPI-Employee Development Svcs Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift Days of Work: Monday - Friday Travel Required: Yes - up to 5% of the time Salary Range: $25.25 - $37.02 / hourly; $52,722 - $77,297 / annually Classified Status: Classified Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE FLSA Status: Exempt - Professional 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.

Job Summary:

This posting may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

As a Learning and Development Specialist, you will have the opportunity to use both the technical and creative sides of learning and development. You will work with processes and with people, with detail and with the big picture, and you will be able to apply an organizational development and continuous improvement mindset in the work that you do. This position will have a primary focus on three main areas of learning and development functions: Manage the agency's New Employee Onboarding program. Create learning pathways for professional and career development. Develop and deliver customized learning solutions for units/teams through various delivery methods, including classroom, blended, and e-learning courses.

Teleworking employees are required to live in Minnesota or a bordering state in a county along the Minnesota state line.


Minimum Qualifications:

Two (2) years of professional experience in learning and development demonstrating the following: Experience in the design and effective delivery of e-*learning and blended learning programs, web- based training development, and synchronous learning content. *Experience presenting, training, and facilitating. *Experience using project management skills to manage multiple complex projects, changing priorities, and ability to meet deadlines in working with *subject matter experts, customers, and team members. Proficient computer and technology skills, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, *SharePoint, and Teams to create training materials and positive training experiences. *Incumbent must maintain valid driver's license or have other reliable transportation.

*A bachelor’s degree in human resource development (HRD), organizational development (OD), education, communications, or related field may substitute for one (1) year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience coordinating agency-wide onboarding programs. Experience developing learning pathways for professional and career development. Experience consulting and customizing training solutions/interventions for teams or divisions. Certified Professional Coach (CPC).

Physical Requirements:

Requires occasional moving of articles such as boxes, accounting records, laptop computer, and portable printer.

Additional Requirements:

Prior to an offer of employment, a background check will be conducted. This will include, but is not limited to checking degrees and licensures, criminal history, and tax filing and payment history. All individual income tax filing and payment obligations must be current prior to interviewing for this position.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

How to Apply:

Select “Apply for Job” at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651- 259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

If you have questions about the position, contact Shelley Marty at shelley.marty@state.mn.us.

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Shelley Marty at shelley.marty@state.mn.us.

Why Work for Us Diverse Workforce We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:

95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency’s mission 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule

Comprehensive Benefits:

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

Public pension plan Training and professional development Paid vacation and sick leave 11 paid holidays each year Paid parental leave Low-cost medical and dental coverage Prescription drug coverage Vision coverage Wellness programs and resources Employer paid life insurance Short-term and long-term disability Health care spending and savings accounts Dependent care spending account Tax-deferred compensation Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Tuition reimbursement Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.


Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. 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 and indicate what assistance is needed.

Minnesota State Department of Revenue

600 Robert Street N.
Saint Paul, MN 55101
Transit: No Transit