Adult Career Pathways Grants Coordinator
Full-Time Adult Career Pathways Grants Coordinator at Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Government
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: $30.55 - $45.02 / hourly; $63,788 - $94,001 / annually
Education Level: High School
E-Verify: Yes
  • Job ID: 77976
  • Location: St. Paul
  • Telework Eligible: Yes, this position may be eligible to telework for four (4) days per week
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 07/03/2024
  • Closing Date: 07/15/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Employ & Econ Development Dept / Employ & Economic Dev-MAPE
  • Division/Unit: Workforce Development 
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10%
  • Salary Range: $30.55 - $45.02 / hourly; $63,788 - $94,001 / annually
  • Classified Status: Unclassified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
  • End Date: Up to three (3) years
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

The work you'll do is more than just a job.

At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.


In the Employment and Training Programs Division our work is centered around equity, transparency, integrity, timeliness, and community partnership. The Employment and Training Programs Division works within the Workforce Development Division, helping job seekers to meet the employment needs of employers. The Employment and Training Programs Division oversees and administers state and federal workforce development programs, including Minnesota's Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title I programs.

The Adult Career Pathways (ACP) programs provide adults who traditionally face multiple barriers to employment, and who need enhanced educational and supportive services, to be successful in securing long-term family sustaining wages.

Our grants work to eliminate racial disparities and large economic gaps in Minnesota, to increase Minnesotans' literacy and access to high-growth and high-wage jobs, and to increase the number of women in high-wage, high-demand, nontraditional occupations.

This position is responsible for managing and providing guidance to ACP grantees on a regular ongoing basis with an emphasis on training, developing, and supporting participants.

This posting may be used to fill multiple positions.


Our employees are dedicated to ensuring cultural responsiveness. Preferred candidates will have a variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures.

Additional Requirements
This position requires successful completion of the following:

Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you. Employee reference checks will be conducted on all finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance and education. It includes contact with the applicant's current and/or former employers.

A Criminal Background Check will be conducted on all finalists for this position. A criminal conviction will not automatically remove you from consideration for employment.

When the position requires travel and the applicant drives a state owned or leased vehicle, a driver's license record check will be conducted.

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

Application Details
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 For additional information about the application process, go to

If you have questions about this position, contact Amber Yang at

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 Amber Yang at

The Department of Employment and Economic Development is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer, and encourages all qualified candidates to apply for job opportunities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application and search tools, please contact Karen Lilledahl at Please indicate what assistance is needed.

Working together to improve the state we love. 
What do Minnesota's State employees have in common?

A sense of purpose in their work
Connection with their coworkers and communities
Opportunities for personal and professional growth
As an employee, you'll have access to one of the most affordable health insurance plans in Minnesota, along with other benefits to help you and your family be well.

Your benefits may include: 
Paid vacation and sick leave 
12 paid holidays each year 
Low-cost medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug plans 
Fertility care, including IVF
Diabetes care
Dental and orthodontic care for adults and children 
6 weeks paid leave for parents of newborn or newly adopted children
Pension plan that provides income when you retire (after working at least three years)
Employer paid life insurance to provide support for your family in the event of death
Short-term and long-term disability insurance that can provide income if you are unable to work due to illness or injury
Tax-free expense accounts for health, dental, and dependent care 
Resources that provide support and promote physical, emotional, social, and financial well-being
Support to help you reach your career goals:
Training, classes, and professional development
Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid website at
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for work/life support:
A voluntary confidential program that helps employees and their families with life challenges that may impact overall health, personal well-being, or job performance
Common sources of stress can be addressed through the EAP: mental health, relationship challenges (personal and work), grief and loss, finances, and legal issues
Daily Living/Convenience Services: Chore services, home repair, trip planning, child/elder care

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 Department of Employment and Economic Development

Contact: Amber Yang
Phone 651-259-7114
180 E 5th St
Suite 1200
Saint Paul, MN 55101
Transit: On bus line, On the Green Line