Administrative Support Specialist - The Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA) is seeking an exceptional individual to join a team of professionals who provide high-level administrative support to OLA’s leadership and staff.
Agency Overview: OLA is a nonpartisan office in the legislative branch of Minnesota state government. With a staff of 60, the office conducts audits, evaluations, and investigations of state agencies and state-funded programs.
Job Duties: The individual in this position will perform a wide range of administrative support functions, including—but not limited to—the following: (1) help ensure that all OLA documents (letters, memos, and reports) are clearly worded, free of typographical errors, and properly punctuated; (2) help create graphs, charts, and other visual aids for OLA documents and presentations; (3) help organize and maintain documents necessary for OLA to comply with applicable laws and audit standards; (4) help facilitate staff meetings and training events; (5) help ensure that private personnel and other not public information is protected from unlawful disclosure; and (6) respond appropriately to requests and inquiries from legislators, other public officials, and the public.
Minimum Qualifications: To be selected for this position, an individual must have a commitment to high professional standards; strong organizational skills; excellent time management skills; and the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
In addition, the individual must submit a cover letter and must have:
Why Work for Us
MEANINGFUL WORK! OLA promotes accountability in state government by strengthening legislative oversight, supporting good management, and enhancing program effectiveness in state agencies.
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package, including low-cost medical and dental insurance, employer-paid life insurance, short- and long-term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter with their resume through the state’s Careers website. You may do this by uploading them together as a single file attachment, or uploading the cover letter separately from the resume. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.
Administrative Support Specialist – Job ID 43211 (Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. on January 26, 2021.)
Contact for More Information
If you have job-specific questions, contact Lori Leysen at Lori.Leysen@state.mn.us or 651-295-0118. For benefits-related questions, contact Shelly Gilb at Shelly.Gilb@state.mn.us or 651-296-1730