District Director

District Director

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (MN-05) is seeking applicants for a District Director based in the Minnesota’s 5thCongressional District. The District Director will oversee management and operation of the district office. The District Director will be responsible for managing up to seven district staff, systematizing core operations – scheduling, memos, briefing, and agendas, be able to work well in a team environment, serve as a key liaison to local organizations and elected officials, and develop and implement short and long-term strategic plans. Qualified candidates will demonstrate management experience, strong oral and written communications skills, strategic planning abilities, self-motivation, and outreach experience to local, state, and federal organizations.

In addition, qualified candidates would preferably have prior experience in coalition building, a good understanding of the federal legislative process, and in-depth knowledge of and strong relationships in Minnesota’s 5th District. The position requires the ability to multi-task, delegate, work well under pressure while meeting tight deadlines and the flexibility to work long hours, including nights and weekends.

Salary Range: $100,000 - $115,000 – Salary commensurate with experience. The office offers a competitive package of benefits (health insurance, retirement match, student loan repayment program, etc.).

The Office is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, disability, or age. Women and BIPOC candidates are encouraged to apply. Please do not call or drop into the office. Qualified applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and two references with “District Director” in the email subject title to mn05jobs@gmail.com.

Attention all applicants:

**To be employed by a House office in a paid position in the continental United States an individual must:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen;

  2. Be lawfully admitted for permanent residence and seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3)(B);

  3. Be (i) admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157 or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1158 and (ii) have filed a declaration of intention to become a lawful permanent resident and then a citizen when eligible; or

  4. Owe allegiance to the U.S. (i.e., qualify as a non-citizen U.S. national under federal law).

To see more information, visit this link: https://www.house.gov/employment.