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As an equal opportunity employer, Stearns Electric Association seeks employees who are creative, high-energy professionals with excellent people skills to provide our members with an excellent member experience. Employees benefit from a work environment that encourages work-life balance and professional growth along with competitive pay and an outstanding benefits package.


Stearns Electric Association will accept applications and resumes for those positions that are open and available to external candidates. When a position is available, a posting will be listed below.


Position(s) Available:

Member and Employee Engagement Coordinator


Stearns Electric Association, a member-owned electric distribution cooperative serving over 27,000 members in the Central Minnesota area, is seeking a Member and Employee Engagement Coordinator to assist with the Cooperative’s member and employee engagement efforts. Qualified candidates will promote a positive public image through various Cooperative events and activities.


The Member and Employee Engagement Coordinator plans, assists in development of and administers the Cooperative’s activities and events. This position serves as an “event planner and host” for many of our member-consumer and employee events/activities. A few of these activities would include our annual meeting, member appreciation event, energy education program and youth tour. The position will be an integral part of the communications team.


Candidates must be self-motivated, approachable, detail oriented and highly organized with strong oral and written communication skills. This is a full-time equivalent, non-exempt, benefit eligible position working Monday-Friday (32 hours per week) during core business hours with occasional after-hours work expected to perform Cooperative outreach. The position will report to our St. Joseph office.


A minimum of three years’ work experience in planning and administrating events, activities or programs for a company is required. An associate’s degree in business administration, communications, or office/secretarial administration is preferred, but not required. Knowledge in social media communication and the Adobe Creative Suite is a plus, but not required. A valid Minnesota Class D driver’s license is required.


Please send cover letter and resume by June 3, 2019 to Human Resource Department, Stearns Electric Association, PO Box 40, Melrose, MN 56352 or via e-mail to Stearns Electric Association is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Statement of Non-Discrimination


Stearns Electric Association is an equal opportunity provider and employer. The Cooperative prohibits discrimination against its members, employees, and applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Cooperative.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at a USDA office, or call (866) 632.9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690.7442 or email at