MSHSL seeks an administrative assistant

Notice of Position Opening
Administrative Assistant

Position: Administrative Assistant, Minnesota State High School League
Posted: August 25, 2022
Applications Due: Applications will be reviewed as they are received, with initial review beginning September 8, 2022
Start Date: Desired start date as soon as possible and as negotiated
Administrative Assistant Position:

The MSHSL is seeking a full-time administrative Assistant primarily responsible for supporting the administration of our athletic and fine arts programming. This position is integral in planning and supporting the operation of tournaments and provides customer service to our member schools, administrators, and coaches.

The ideal candidate is a strong team player, is a positive and cooperative colleague who operates efficiently and effectively and has a basic understanding of MSHSL-sponsored activities and athletics and programs, embraces challenges and has a record of high-quality performance.

Compensation and Benefits:
• Salary ranges between $52,000 and $60,000 and commensurate with professional
qualifications, experience and comparable positions
• Medical, dental, term life, and disability insurance
• Sick leave and vacation benefits
• 403(b) retirement plan contribution with personal contribution
• Other benefits as provided by the Board of Directors
Primary Responsibilities:
Administrative Assistance and Support
• Strategic planning of projects and management of tasks
• Project management within programs
• Support the management of tournament operations
• Support the operation of committees
• Communication with member schools participating in programs
• Assess workflows and practices and identify areas of improvement
• Team with others to increase efficiency and effectiveness
• Minor travel may be required to tournament venue sites School and Public Assistance and Support
• User training/assistance with technology applications and website tools
• Enhance skills of end users through individual or group training
Office Support Tasks
• Prepare documentation and facilitate online and in-person meetings
• Assist with organization-wide projects
• Assist other staff members with projects
Required Qualifications:
• Exceptional customer service and communication skills (verbal and written)
• Education or training beyond a High School Diploma preferred
• Evidence of a team centered approach and exemplary interpersonal skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other current office technologies
• Desire to add and improve skillset and advance our use of digital platforms and technologies
• Strong organizational skills, effective time management, and proven ability to manage several projects concurrently
• Values diversity and can work effectively with individuals from all cultures, economic strata, and ethnic backgrounds
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Application Process and Requirements:
Interested applicants should email these items to

  1. One-page letter expressing interest in MSHSL employment
  2. Résumé detailing experiences, skills, education, etc.
  3. Maximum of three letters of reference may be provided
  4. Up to three additional professional references may be provided
    Applications reviewed beginning on September 8, 2022
    Note: Candidates must pass a criminal background check to be eligible for employment

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