INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR: Pope County seeks a professional, experienced individual to lead the County’s Information Technology Department. The successful candidate brings complex advanced technical work managing and maintaining information systems, hardware, software and coordinating purchases and system upgrades, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work involves setting policies and goals under the direction of the County Coordinator and Board of Commissioners. A detailed job description is on the County’s website at www.co.pope.mn.us. Candidates must submit a job application, resume, cover letter and three professional references by mail to Pope County Human Resources, 130 E. Minnesota Ave., Glenwood, MN  56334 or email to hr@co.pope.mn.us. Application Deadline: Open until filled, first review of applications on Monday, 12/3/18  EEO/AA

HELP WANTED: Head Start Assistant Teacher / Teacher Aide position at the Glenwood site (29 hrs/wk). This is a seasonal, part-time position with a benefits package. Position open until filled; and will begin as soon as possible. Responsibilities: Support the lead teacher in lesson planning, daily classroom responsibilities and assist with strengthening family engagement. Qualifications: Experience and knowledge of Early Childhood Education; demonstrates patience and understanding when working with young children and within a team; and possesses strong communication skills. Starting salary: $10.57/hour with high school diploma or equivalent with the expectation to obtain a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA); $14.08/hour with minimum of Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or AA in Early Childhood Education. To apply, please submit an agency application to West Central MN Communities Action, Inc., 411 Industrial Park Blvd, Elbow Lake, MN 56531 or by emailing frannieh@wcmca.org. Applications may be obtained by going to our website: www.wcmca.org, under the Employment tab, or calling our office (218) 685-4486, Ext. 0. Applications accepted through close of business (4:30 p.m.) November 26, 2018. An equal opportunity affirmative action employer. 

PARAPROFESSIONAL OPENINGS: Minnewaska Area Schools has openings for Paraprofessionals. 2 years of post-secondary education is required or passing the Para Pro Test. Positions are 6-7 hrs/day for 169 student days per year. Interested candidates send letter of application, resume and references to Supt. Chip Rankin, Minnewaska Area Schools, 25122 State Highway 28, Glenwood, MN 56334 or email applications@isd2149.org. Positions open until filled. Minnewaska Area Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

FOOD SERVICE/CUSTODIAL POSITION OPENING: Minnewaska Area Schools has a Custodial/Food Service position available at Minnewaska Area High School. This is a 9 month (school year) position for 8 hr/day, 40 hrs/wk. Duties will include custodial cleaning, food service food prep and serving, along with laundry. Interested candidates send letter of application, resume and references to Supt. Chip Rankin, Minnewaska Area Schools, 25122 State Highway 28, Glenwood, MN 56334 or email applications@isd2149org  Position is open until filled. Minnewaska Area School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

BUILDINGS & GROUNDS DIRECTOR: Minnewaska Area Schools is seeking applications for the position of Building & Grounds Director. This is a full-time, 8 hour/day 5 days/week, 12 month position. Position requires leadership and supervision of the custodial and maintenance staff. Qualifications desired include: Knowledge and expertise in facilities management, supervision, building and grounds maintenance, project management, budget management, computer skills, Chief’s boiler license, valid drivers license. Benefits include: vacation, paid holidays, sick leave accrued, health insurance, life insurance, 403b, PERA retirement. Salary based on qualifications and previous experience. Interested & qualified candidates please send letter of interest, resume, 3 letters of recommendation references to applications@isd2149.org or mail to Supt. Chip Rankin, Minnewaska Area Schools, 25122 State Highway 28, Glenwood, MN 56334.  Position open until filled. Minnewaska Area Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

HELP WANTED: CHS Prairie Lakes is accepting bids for lawn mowing, trimming & cleanup for the 2019 season at our locations in Elrosa, Long Prairie, Starbuck, Glenwood, Lowry & Hoffman. Call the office at 320-239-2226 and talk to Darla to get copies of maps for these locations.  Each location must be priced separately and you must give a bid for all locations and provide a certificate of insurance. Deadline for  bids will be December 14th, 2018.