Consultant Liaison

Minnesota Department of Transportation
January 7, 2021
St. Paul, MN
Job Type


Consultant Liaison
Up to $98,428 annually
St. Paul, MN

This position is the liaison between the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and consultants to improve and maintain relationships with the professional/technical consultant community with a focus on small business community. You will provide expert liaison, facilitation, negotiation and mediation services for the department to bridge partnership and relationship gaps. You will engage the department in partnership events, such as the Minnesota Transportation Conference. You will advance equity for small businesses by seeking collaboration between their capabilities and MnDOT's needs, providing contractual opportunities and assisting them in overcoming barriers to becoming qualified to perform work for the State.

We offer excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage. Other benefits include:

11 paid holidays per year
Earn up to 29 paid vacation days a year
Earn 13 days paid sick time
Defined pension plan
Paid life insurance
Short & long-term disability available
Training opportunities
And more!

We are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota's nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good. You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota. You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization. MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.

Three years of advanced professional experience that includes the bullets below. (Advanced professional experience would be considered MAPE 10L level and above with State of Minnesota agencies or equivalent experience outside of state agencies.)
•Experience in project planning and operations including to organize projects with others, establish goals and timetables, clarify expectations and evaluate results.
•Experience in problem solving, researching and disseminating complicated information related to laws, business practices and policies.
•Experience with State and Federal contracting laws.
•Human relations and communication skills sufficient to negotiate, persuade, influence and direct the work of others who are not direct reports, but critical to accomplishing work.

Note: Advanced professional experience would be considered MAPE 10L level (Accounting Officer Senior, SPA Senior, etc.) and above or equivalent experience outside of the state

APPLY ONLINE BY 1/28/2021:

  1. Go to
  2. Click "External Applicants".
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  4. Click on the Job Title to view the job posting.
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