3 images left to right: group of undergraduate students in a classroom, Dean Michael C. Rodriguez standing with group of students, and CEHD commencement
Tabitha Grier-Reed, Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Faculty Development

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Welcome! You’ve taken the first step in your journey to join a diverse team passionate about contributing to a just and sustainable future.

At CEHD, you will join a supportive community dedicated to advancing the college as an anti-racist institution. You will be empowered to advance world-changing research and teaching, growing the next generation of thinkers and doers. And you will be given the tools to succeed whatever role you play in the college.

CEHD offers flexible work arrangements, such as flex scheduling that allows for variations in starting and departure times, a compressed work week (40 hours of work in fewer than 5 days), telecommuting allowing work to be conducted at on/off-campus locations, and remote work as determined in partnership with supervisors.

Come join us in our constant and tenacious pursuit to improve the human condition.


Quick facts about CEHD


Engaged students


Sponsored research
(3-year avg)


Faculty of color

34% | 24% | 26%

Students of color

Learn more about faculty and staff positions within CEHD

NOTE: Positions are updated weekly. If you have any questions, our HR team is here to help. You can reach them at cehdhr@umn.edu.

Faculty positions

Grow the next generation of school psychology leaders

Teaching Assistant Professor - School Psychology

We seek a scholar to lead instructional design and pedagogy to facilitate the delivery of a school psychology curriculum, as well as continuous improvement of program curriculum and instruction to support the program’s goals and needs for recruitment, retention, anti-racism/DEI, and accreditation. This individual will teach 12 to 24 credits of undergraduate- and graduate-level school psychology coursework, engage in student support duties, including advising, mentorship, and assistance with licensure preparation.

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Staff positions

Help establish a welcoming Dakota language classroom

Dakota Language Preschool Teacher

We seek a lead teacher for the Dakota Immersion and Language Nest classroom. This person participates in establishing and maintaining a safe, organized classroom and a learning environment that is inclusive and developmentally age-appropriate. The person in this role will carry out daily activities and monitor child development by providing high-quality care, maintaining classroom materials, first aid, and daily health checks.

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Support the day-to-day operations of a new child welfare training academy

Curriculum and University Operations Administrator

The Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare has joined the Minnesota Department of Human Services in a joint project to co-create and operate the Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy. We seek an individual to support the continued development of the academy to facilitate the day-to-day operations of the training/curriculum, including supporting recruitment, communication, planning, scheduling, and tracking expenses. The person in this position also will supervise around 40 temp employees who work as trainers or curriculum developers within the academy.

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Help advance the field of child welfare

Director of Operations

We are seeking an individual to oversee and implement the administrative (day-to-day) operations for the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare, including the statewide Child Welfare Training Academy, within the School of Social Work, The individual in this position provides strategic support to leadership, working to align the budget, human resources, data systems, research-related operations, facilities, technology, and other operational areas with the center’s strategic goals, while working within school, college, and University policies and procedures.

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Orchestrate Operational Excellence: Lead the way as Administrative Director

Administrative Director

We are seeking a strategic leader to join our team as the Administrative Director. In this pivotal role, you will oversee all administrative functions, ensuring the smooth day-to-day operations and aligning them with the organization's strategic goals. You will be responsible for budget management, human resources, facilities, and fostering a positive and productive work environment.

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Advance Groundbreaking Research: Join a Team of Leading Experts

Researcher 5 - Mental Health AIMS Lab

The University of Minnesota is seeking a highly motivated Researcher 5 to join a team at the forefront of child and family well-being research. This role focuses on conducting independent research, collaborating with leading faculty, and contributing to the publication of impactful research findings.

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Champion Student Success: MTSS Specialist with Research Expertise

Researcher 6-MTSS Support Specialist

Are you passionate about improving student outcomes and possess strong research skills? The University of Minnesota seeks a unique MTSS Specialist (Researcher 6) to combine research expertise with implementing a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) to improve student learning and achievement. This role involves analyzing data, developing MTSS resources, and collaborating with educators to ensure all students reach their full potential.

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Director of Operations: Leading Child Welfare Initiative

Admin Associate 3 Supervisor

We are seeking a Director of Operations for the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW) at the School of Social Work, University of Minnesota. This strategic leadership role is responsible for the administrative management and operational efficiency of the Center, including the Child Welfare Training Academy. The Director of Operations will work under the Senior Executive Director, facilitating alignment of the center’s strategies with its operational activities, including budget, human resources, data systems, and facilities, ensuring adherence to school, college, and university policies.

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University Lecturer: Shaping Future Leaders in HR and Marketing

Undergraduate Lecturer in OLPD

We are seeking a dedicated Lecturer to join our team in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development (OLPD) at the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD). This role is integral to our Bachelor of Science degrees in Human Resource Development (HRD) and Business and Marketing Education (BME). The ideal candidate will engage in teaching a diverse range of undergraduate courses, including professional writing, teaching marketing promotion, presentations in work settings, and organization development, among others. This position involves a significant teaching load of six courses over the academic year and contributes to both curriculum development and broader departmental service.

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Oversee critical collegewide financial activities

Accountant / Finance Professional 2 (8222FG) or 3 (8223FG)

We seek an individual responsible for a unit/department’s accounting, budget, and financial and post-award grant management. This includes maintaining the assigned unit’s chart of accounts in accordance with University and college policy, approving financial transactions, reconciling financial activity, preparing budgets, and drafting reports and analysis for leadership among other duties. The professional 3 position also includes providing oversight, monitoring, and training of college-wide business processes.

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Help manage an innovative online educational platform

Product Manager of Coaching HER

We seek an individual to manage the business development of Coaching HER in the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport in the School of Kinesiology. Coaching HER is a free online educational platform that upskills coaches to more effectively coach girls. The product manager should have demonstrated leadership and initiative-taking experiences; be comfortable working within an interdisciplinary group of personnel with different levels of experience; and possess excellent collaboration, project management, data management, organization, oral, and written communication skills.

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Be a mentor to teacher candidates

Early Childhood Education Licensure Specialist

We seek an individual to facilitate teacher licensure processes for our early childhood degree program. This person will ensure compliance with state of Minnesota rules for teacher licensure and serve as the licensure lead. This position also serves as the academic advisor for students in the MEd licensure program and coordinates the alignment of early childhood graduate and undergraduate level course content

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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus with view towards downtown Minneapolis and Mississippi River

Living and working in the Twin Cities

As one of the only Big Ten universities within walking distance to a dynamic metropolis, University of Minnesota faculty and staff benefit from all the city has to offer—as well as a great set of employment benefits offered by the University.

The thriving Twin Cities campus stretches more than 1,150 acres in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Nestled around the scenic Mississippi River, the Minneapolis campus sits under the shadow of a sparkling downtown skyline. The nearby St. Paul campus is home to rolling green space and historic architecture. You’ll find unlimited opportunities for entertainment, culture, and hands-on experience right outside your front door.

In addition to the vibrant cultural scene, you will have access to a real-world laboratory for your research. Minnesota is home to 18 fortune 500 companies, more than 845,000 students and 2,400 schools, and some of the most innovative ideas in education and human development — meaning endless opportunities for you to put your research into practice. And we reach beyond the metro to forge partnerships and expand our mission throughout the state of Minnesota, the country and the world.

If you are new to the Twin Cities, the University of Minnesota provides a supportive Relocation Assistance Program.

Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that the University of Minnesota Twin Cities is built within the traditional homelands of the Dakota people. It is important to acknowledge the peoples on whose land we live, learn, and work as we seek to improve and strengthen our relations with our tribal nations. We also acknowledge that words are not enough. We must ensure that our institution provides support, resources, and programs that increase access to all aspects of higher education for our American Indian students, staff, faculty, and community members.

Learn more about the Native American community of students, staff, faculty, and alumni who are making a difference at the U of M and beyond.