Employment Opportunities



Why Southwest Health and Human Services?

Current Openings

Director:  Under general direction of the Southwest Health and Human Services Governing Board, participates in the overall administration and leadership of the Southwest Health and Human Services Joint Powers Organization.

The Director provides leadership, vision and strategic direction, directs the development, planning, management, coordination, delivery and evaluation of social service, economic support, programs that are vital to the quality of life of our regions residents.  The Southwest Health and Human Services Director is responsible for ensuring these programs are in compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulation.

The duties and responsibilities of this job are performed with significant latitude for independent judgment in accordance with Agency policies, Federal, State and Local regulations and are based on detailed knowledge of Department operations.

Minimum Qualifications:   Master’s degree in behavioral or social science, business administration, nursing, public administration, public health, or related field plus five years of management or administrative experience in a large organization, OR Bachelor’s degree in one of the above fields plus seven years of management or administrative experience in a large organization, OR an approved equivalent combination of education and experience.

For full job description, please contact Jodi Robinson. 

To Apply:

  • Email/Mail Resume and Cover Letter to: 

Southwest Health and Human Services                    

Attn: Jodi Robinson

607 West Main Street, Suite 100

Marshall, MN 56258



  • Deadline to apply:  Friday, March 31, 2017


Office Support Specialist:  The primary duties of this position is to deliver assistance to customers and staff in giving out needed information for program delivery via telephone and face-to-face contact; perform other clerical tasks efficiently as assigned and qualified for.  This position is located in our Pipestone location.

To Apply:


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Want to join a growing team?  Want to help others?  Check out Southwest Health and Human Services’ new positions! 


Don’t see a position currently available that you are interested in and would like to be notified when one is?  Get on an active list on the Minnesota Merit System and you will!              

Minnesota Merit System:

NEW APPLICATION PROCESS – Social Workers no longer will be taking a written exam to become eligible.  Applicants will now be assessed based on their education and experience.  Please note – all applicants must apply!  This includes those that have previously applied.   

All applicants interested in positions with Southwest Health and Human Services must be registered with the Minnesota Merit System. 

Applications for Merit System are available online at; http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem.

When a vacancy exists with Southwest Health and Human Services, a request for a list of eligible applicants from the Merit System will be made.  The names of applicants who successfully complete all required examinations are listed as eligible applicants.

For more information contact Jodi Robinson at 507-532-1320.