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Requisition Number 17-0194
Post Date 12/22/2017
Company Emerge Community Development
Title MFIP Program Manager
Job Type Full Time
City Minneapolis
State MN


Based in North Minneapolis with a presence in Cedar Riverside, EMERGE helps people facing significant obstacles redefine themselves. Every year, we help thousands of adults and youth access jobs, financial coaching, supportive housing, and other key services, along pathways to brighter futures.  We are committed to creating better jobs, better lives, and better communities.



This position is responsible for supervising a minimum of 10+ MFIP staff in addition to coordinating and providing employment services for Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) participants in north and south Minneapolis.



  • Perform comprehensive services for persons reentering the labor market to include: assessments, educational and career coaching and laddering, connection to internal and external supportive services, traditional & non-traditional job placement, facilitation of intake, workplace interventions, and general case management duties (advocacy, referrals, documentation/reporting of all activities and client outcomes in case files and database systems)
  • Effectively utilize external and internal databases (Workforce One, ECF, MEC2, ClientTrack, MAXIS) and meet 100% of state and county requirements.
  • Interview, hire, and terminate in consultation with program Director. Directly supervise MFIP staff, program volunteers and interns.
  • Ensure staff have a clear understanding of program goals and that delivery of services adheres to those goals.
  • Train all program staff in all areas of program and agency policies and procedures.
  • Manage and adhere to program budgets, follow through with signing authority procedures, and distribute support services.
  • Perform and coordinate special projects within MFIP.
  • Provide performance evaluation and management for staff, including goal setting and professional development.
  • Assist in coordinating the implementation of new programming, including funding, staffing, and reporting.
  • Develop new partnerships and collaborations with other community organizations to enhance the services provided.


  • Related experience and/or education equivalent to five years (Associates Degree or higher preferred but not required) Five years of supervisory experience in social/human services preferred.
  • Five years of work experience in employment & training, human services, and/or MFIP preferred.
  • GCDF certification preferred.
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to travel between multiple agency locations.
  • Valid MN Drivers’ License, access to reliable, insured transportation, and the ability to meet agency’s driving requirements including proof of insurance.


EMERGE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII. EMERGE prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment on the basis of age, race/color, disability, marital status, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or veteran’s status. AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M / F H DV.


Our organization has a partnership with Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC) to provide administrative services including management of the recruiting process. If you apply for this position, you may see references to MACC in some online materials. You may also be contacted by an MACC employee to conduct or schedule an interview.

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