Healthy Community Initiative

Thriving Youth. Thriving Community.



Operations Coordinator

April 28, 2024

Part- or Full-Time

Hourly wage $22-$25, depending on qualifications

Health Community Initiatives (HCI) supports, values, and empowers youth in Rice County. We believe our staff is our most valuable resource. We know that building and supporting a diverse and inclusive team of collaborative, self-reliant, adaptable, top-performing professionals is critical to our success.

HCI seeks a positive, detail-oriented individual who is adept at using technology to join its operations team. Full- or part-time options available, depending on the selected candidate’s interest; position deliverables will be adjusted accordingly.


  • Collaborate as part of the operations team to support implementation of projects and programs and promote teamwork.
  • Complete human resources and financial tasks with integrity and a high degree of accuracy under the guidance of the operations director.
  • Review program expenditures and properly code expenses.
  • Procure resources and supplies; support inventory management.
  • Implement day-to-day operational processes to complete tasks on time and to a high degree of professionalism.
  • Collect, track, and report data; check source data to verify completeness and accuracy.
  • Support engagement of college interns and work study students.
  • Serve as a logistical expert – co-lead planning, set-up, and take-down for trainings, events, and meetings to create an authentic and engaging experience for attendees that supports HCI’s reputation of facilitating highly effective meetings, events, and trainings.
  • Transport supplies, materials, and equipment among HCI work locations across Rice County.

Required qualities

  • Minimum 3 years related project coordination and/or operations experience (payroll, invoicing, human resources)
  • Excellent math skills and the ability to solve problems and troubleshoot issues
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology to complete tasks
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for the privacy of employee records
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) and Google Suite
  • Highly organized with superior attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and manage complicated workflows
  • Highly professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and as a member of a team
  • Capable of completing work on time in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Ability to work on-site in both Northfield and Faribault at various times, based on program needs
  • Maintenance of a cell phone is an expectation of employment
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Minnesota driver’s license and auto insurance and be able to travel throughout Rice County
  • Must be able to lift/move up to 25 pounds unassisted
  • Willingness to maintain the standards, carry out the purpose, and adhere to the policies of HCI

Preferred qualities

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish or Somali
  • Salesforce software experience
  • Familiarity with HCI and its programs
  • Knowledge of Rice County and the surrounding communities

Reports to: Operations Director

Application review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Please apply online using the link below. In your cover letter please include the name, title, and contact information for three professional references.

Questions about the position may be directed to Please reference “Operations Coordinator” in the subject line.

Apply here