Data Assistant – Student Worker Clerical

Minnesota Department of Health
April 29, 2021
St. Paul, MN
Job Type


Job Details

Job Class: Student Worker Clerical

Working Title: Data Assistant
Who May Apply: This vacancy is open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 04/29/2021
Closing Date: 05/10/2021
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
Division/Unit: Health Promotion Chronic Disease / Data Management
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 8:00am - 4:30pm
Days of Work: Monday - Friday (32 hours per week)
Travel Required: Never or rarely
Salary Range: $15.25 - $18.92/hourly
Classified Status: Unclassified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 206 - AFCME Clerical, Council No. 5
Work Area: Health Promotion Chronic Disease
End Date: 08/31/2021
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Connect 700 Program Eligible: No

Job Summary
Job Summary
*This posting will be used to fill up to three (3) temporary vacancies. These positions are expected to work through Summer 2021 or 8/31/2021.
This position exists to provide administrative support and technical assistance to the Minnesota Cancer Reporting System in the area of data management. The position will be responsible to prepare paper records for scanning, scan records, and verify records are saved and stored in a database. Other duties and projects will be assigned based on business needs.

Minimum Qualifications
To be eligible for a student worker clerical appointment you must be enrolled in either high school, a post-secondary or graduate program, or be planning to enroll within three months. Students may be "off" for the summer or for one semester/quarter and remain employed as a student worker, but such absences cannot exceed one semester/quarter in a year. If you are enrolled at a credit-granting institution you must carry at least six semester/nine quarter credits. If enrolled at a non-credit granting institution or one that only offers one credit per class, you must be taking two or more classes per semester/quarter. Any lesser credit (class) load will be treated as a semester/quarter off. Graduate students must be enrolled in at least two courses or making progress on a dissertation.
Preferred Qualifications
Interest in public health
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Additional Requirements
This position requires successful completion of a background check

Application Details
Why Work For Us
Come work for one of the best public health systems in the nation and you will contribute to our mission to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. We are working hard to achieve our vision for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy. Our collaborative, mission-driven work environment is a major factor in promoting a high level of employee health awareness, employee longevity and job satisfaction.
How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.
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If you have questions about the position, contact Bill Ziegler at
If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Health ADA Coordinator at
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 Please indicate what assistance you need.

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