Individual Income and Withholding Tax Division Director

Minnesota Department of Revenue
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Jan 31, 2018
Mar 02, 2018
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Class: Revenue Tax System Director 3

Job ID: 19727

Location: St. Paul

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Unlimited

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 01/29/2018

Closing Date: 02/20/2018

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Revenue Department / Revenue-Managerial

Division/Unit: Income Tax & Withholding / Income Tax & Withholding

Days of Work: Monday - Friday

Travel Required: Yes - Occasional

Salary Range: $39.70 - $56.83/hourly; $82,893 - $118,661/annually

Classified Status: Classified

Bargaining Unit/Union: 220 - Manager/Unrepresented

FLSA Status: Exempt - Executive

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

**Note: To determine if you meet the above qualifications, apply online and also submit additional written documentation as described in the "How to Apply" section below. Failure to submit your written documentation in a timely manner and incomplete documentation may eliminate you from further consideration.

Looking for a challenging public service position with an opportunity to serve more than 2.5 million Minnesotans? Want to lead a dedicated, talented, diverse team of more than 200 professionals to deliver extraordinary service and education? This may be the opportunity for you.

Join the Minnesota Department of Revenue as leader of the Individual Income Tax and Withholding Division where you will:

  • Guide a talented and motivated group of tax professionals to serve Minnesota Individual and Withholding Tax customers
  • Drive service, education, and outreach through innovation
  • Contribute to the legislative process to drive service and stewardship of Minnesota resources
  • Contribute to guiding a state agency of more than 1500 employees by cultivating the agency's mission of working together to fund Minnesota's future
  • Guide the development of education and audit programs that strive for the agency's vision that everyone reports, pays, and receives the right amount, no more no less
  • Create a culture of inclusion, innovation, and pride in public service

If these challenges are right for you, we'd value the opportunity to learn more. Please read on to learn how.

Minimum Qualifications:

Your background and experience are a fit for this position if you meet ONE of the following requirements:

1) Four (4) years of managerial or supervisor experience that includes managing/supervising professional level employees

2) Bachelor's Degree plus three (3) years of experience as described above

3) Master's degree plus two (2) years of experience as described above

If you meet at least one of the above, we are also looking for:

Experience managing the performance of diverse individuals, teams, and large groups

Abilities in the principles of leadership sufficient to effectively hire, lead, motivate, develop, foster teamwork, assign work, evaluate, discipline, reward, and manage direct reports

Ability to build collaborative relationships and to influence/negotiate positive outcomes with diverse internal and external stakeholders

Knowledge of Minnesota taxes and the tax system

Experience delivering service to diverse customers

Ability to communicate in a professional manner to clearly and concisely express oneself

Experience negotiating outcomes in situations with diverse stakeholders

Ability to work under pressure, manage time, and demonstrate strong organizational skills

**Note: To determine if you meet the above qualifications, apply online and submit additional written documentation as described in the "How to Apply" section below. This is your opportunity to tell us why you would be a great fit for this position. Be thorough. We want to learn more about you.

Preferred Qualifications:

It is a bonus if you have some or all of these qualifications, too! Tell us about them in your cover letter and resume.

Bachelor or Master's Degree

Leadership experience in a similar environment as described in the job summary

Experience with the enforcement and/or audit of tax laws

Knowledge of state legislative process and policy development

Organizational management skills

Physical Requirements

Requires occasional moving of articles such as boxes, accounting records, laptop computer, and portable printer.

Additional Requirements

Prior to an offer of employment, a background check will be conducted. This will include, but is not limited to checking degrees and licensures, criminal history, and tax filing and payment history. All individual income tax filing and payment obligations must be current prior to interviewing for this position.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

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.

How to Apply

Step 1: Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. Your application must contain sufficient detail to determine qualifications. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

Step 2: Send us your resume and cover letter that shares why you would be a great fit for this job. Also, let us know your background, education and experience on the topics below. In addition to applying online, you can send your resume, cover letter and any other materials that highlight your qualifications to


Describe your experience managing, supervising or leading staff, managing a budget and developing business plans and performance measures to drive desired outcomes and a culture of collaboration and success.


Describe your approach to diversity and inclusion. How have you demonstrated your cultural competence in the workplace?

For additional information about the application process, go to


If you have questions about the position, contact Sonja Fink at or 651.556.6667.


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. 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 Please indicate what assistance you need.


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