Full-Time Diversity & Ethnic Community Coordinator 

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Date Posted: 11/22/2021

Application Deadline: Open until filled

This position is funded through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) with the possibility of continued funding after 1 year.

To be considered for this position, a Clay County application will need to be completed and a resume must be submitted with your application.  

Starting Salary 

  • $27.68 per hour


  • Associates Degree from a 2-year college or technical school in Community Development, Communications, Human & Community Education, International Studies, Political Science, Sociology, or related field – Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
  • 3-5 years of prior work-related experience
  • Driver’s license
  • Successfully complete a background investigation

Duties and Essential Functions

The listed examples may not include all the duties performed by all positions in this class. 


  1. Assist the Public Health Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Navigator to provide information to diverse communities regarding COVID 19.
  2. Attend community events to establish working relationships with leaders of the Native American, New Americans and Refugee communities.
  3. Develop material and teach classes to refugees and new Americans on federal, state and local laws as well as cultural norms.
  4. Advocate with public and private agencies to increase situational awareness.
  5. Partner with interpreter services when required.
  6. Address how social media and other outreach tools may be used to inform and engage non-governmental partners.
  7. Assist County Administrator on Public Affairs
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Clay County provides all eligible employees these great benefits:

  • Paid Vacation Time  - 12 days per year (increases with longevity)
  • Paid Sick Leave – 12 days per year
  • Paid Holidays – 10 per year
  • Paid Single Health Insurance Plans
  • Paid Single Dental Insurance
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • County Contribution into Minnesota State Retirement System

Additional benefits offered to eligible Clay County employees:

  • Family Health Insurance Plans
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance   
  • Supplemental Life Insurance for Spouse
  • Life Insurance for Dependents
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Plans
  • Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Some positions offer remote and flexible work schedules