Modeling and Outcomes Coordinator

Board of Water and Soil Resources

Job Class: State Program Administrator, Coordinator
Agency: Water & Soil Resources Board

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 02/17/2023
  • Closing Date: 03/09/2023
  • Hiring Agency: Board of Water & Soil Resources
  • Division/Unit: BWSR/ Local Water Mgmt
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday – Friday
  • Travel Required: Yes – 25%
  • Salary Range: $33.30 – $49.53 / hourly; $69,530 – $103,418 / annually
  • Job Class Option: Environmental
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 – MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
  • Supervisor: Marcey Westrick
  • FLSA Status: Exempt – Professional
  • Hybrid work Eligible: Yes
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Job Summary

This position would provide statewide leadership in the on-going development, implementation, and assessment of the agency’s

  • Efforts for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of conservation programs administered by the agency and implemented by local government efforts, tools and programs.
  • Efforts to develop, support and enhance Prioritize, Target, and Measure into all of the agencies local water management authorities.
  • Administer the business-side management of the Erosion and Soil Tillage Survey Project.
  • Responsible to provide a business-side connection to MNIT so that BWSR information technology needs are met in a cost-effective and timely manner.
  • Administer the business-side management of eLINK, including oversight of ongoing maintenance, improvements and enhancements to eLINK functionality, and coordination with internal program staff.


Minimum Qualifications

  • A four-year college degree in hydrology, water resources, soil conservation or a related field
  •  Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems software and applications, statistical and business analysis tools
  • An advanced working knowledge of water planning and management, principals of erosion, hydrology, and BMPs is essential

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in hydrology, water resources, soil conservation or a related field
  • Advanced working knowledge of water planning and management, principals of erosion, hydrology, and BMPs is essential
  • Knowledge of data visualization software
  • Strong  relationship management and coalition building skills
  • The ability to lead and facilitate public and private meetings. 

Physical Requirements

Requires occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as file folders, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. This job may require walking or standing to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting most of the time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls. 

Additional Requirements

This position requires an unrestricted Class D Driver’s License with a clear driving record

It is policy of the Board of Water & Soil Resources that all candidates submit to a background check prior to employment. All job offers are contingent upon passing the following components:

  • License DMV check
  • Employment Reference Check
  • SEMA4 Records Check
  • Criminal History Check
  • Conflict of Interest Review
  • Education/License Verification

Application Details

How to Apply

Select “Apply for Job” at the top of the MN careers page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email For additional information about the application process, go to

If you have questions about the position, contact Marcey Westrick at or 651/284-4153.

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Patricia Sweep at

Why Work for Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

Diverse Workforce

We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:

  • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency’s mission
  • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
  • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
  • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

  • Public pension plan
  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.


Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email and indicate what assistance is needed.