Open Positions

Current Opportunities
For 40 years, Minnesota-based employer groups and individuals have counted on Delta Dental of Minnesota (Delta Dental) for their oral health and dental benefit needs. Our employees are important members of our team. If you are interested in applying for an open position, you may mail, fax or e-mail your resume to the contact information below. Please note that Delta Dental no longer accepts unsolicited resumes. All resumes must be received in response to a specific position.

Human Resources
Delta Dental of Minnesota     E-mail:
Human Resources Department     hrrecruit@deltadentalmn.org
500 Washington Avenue South, #2060      
Minneapolis, MN 55415

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

As assistant to the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and VP Consumer Marketing, and SVP Sales and Business Development (“Executives”), this position is responsible for the operational functions of these areas.  Duties include a vast range of responsibilities from handling telephone calls and calendar up-keep to updating the Executives on current business matters.

  • Understands the complexities of Delta's business matters in order to relate messages within the proper context. 
  • Read and organize mail. Highlight important and relevant information and correspondences for the Executives immediate attention. Understand business issues in order to handle follow-up, if appropriate, to completion. Investigate, gather information and prepare correspondences as requested.
  • Manage call-up system and maintain the Executives files; both paper and electronic.
  • Manage calendars; coordinating and scheduling of travel, meetings and meal appointments. 
  • Manage responsibilities related to organizing meetings. Assists in the preparation of highly confidential materials and presentations. Other duties may include, but are not limited to, set-up and clean-up meeting rooms and arrangements of meals/catering.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements for the Executives.
  • Interfaces with employees, customers, vendors, dentists and public members. Maintain confidentiality and use discretion and tact; answering questions and meeting requests directed to the Executives.
  • Order office supplies for Executives.
  • Special projects as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma with at least 5 years experience as an administrative assistant including some experience supporting executive level personnel required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strict confidentiality is required. 
  • Ability to support and understand a wide variety of tasks from handling telephone calls to understanding business issues in order to relate their urgency. 
  • Proficiency in a multi-tasked environment with proven skills in organizing and prioritizing. 
  • Advanced communication skills to compose and edit correspondence for grammar, content and accuracy. 
  • Skilled in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the Internet.

PROJECT MANAGER

This position is responsible for managing company-wide projects by applying professional project management principles, practices, and techniques to lead project teams and control project schedule, cost, and performance risks. This role has responsibility for the design, testing, planning and implementation of complex projects to meet the goals and priorities of the organization. Primary responsibilities may be up to and include the following:

  • Facilitates the discussion of gathering requirements with the client as well as establishing priorities and target completion dates 
  • The incumbent is responsible for project planning, resolving issues, managing project teams, managing project activities, and reporting progress to the Director of Operations  
  • Manages an implementation team to achieve quality, service and efficiency objectives
  • Leads cross-regional, cross-functional teams (IT and business unit areas) to develop/implement new business initiatives
  • Ensures team is aligned to and meeting the goals of the business plan
  • Aligns with key business partners to serve customers
  • Facilitates the integration of new products into existing or new business operations
  • Keeps abreast of all system enhancements and changes that impact the implementation efforts and communicates impacts to the implementation team and management, as appropriate
  • Ensures process compliance with corporate implementation strategies and initiatives (policies, procedures, and tools)
  • Works with other process areas to manage end-to-end configuration activities; i.e. high-level process work, as impacted by new business or product

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • BS/BA degree in business or related field preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of project management experience with at least 2 years managing projects in a health care environment
  • Demonstrated leadership skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently toward goals in a complex, diverse environment with multiple and changing demands
  • Known for effective project management leadership
  • Thorough knowledge of project management phases, techniques and tools
  • Identifies, develops, and initiates innovations and solutions where precedents and procedures may not exist 
  • Works cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes
  • Works with senior management to resolve complex problems
  • Demonstrates superior interpersonal skills, conflict resolution and negotiating skills
  • Regularly makes decisions and takes independent action on matters directly affecting strategic goals

 Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer