employment Opportunities with Strong Towns


Office Assistant, Brainerd office

We are seeking a part time office assistant to support our staff and membership across the world.

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Application Deadline: January 19, 2018

Hiring Process

Talent comes from many places, even those where we might not think to look, and so we've created a process that is broad, inclusive and as free of human bias as we can reasonably make possible.

We're looking for the person with the right set of skills and approach. As such, our hiring process focuses on skills and approach. We don't want to see your resume, or even know who you are, until we determine that your skills and approach might be a good fit for our team.

If you mail us your resume, or contact us with your credentials, you'll be signaling to us that you are not a good fit for the way we work. Beyond that, we encourage anyone with an interest in this position -- regardless of any other factor -- to apply.

Application Deadline: Friday, January 19, 2018 at 5PM

If you have questions about the position, the application process or Strong Towns, we welcome you to submit them. We will answer all questions in an email to all applicants on January 22.

All applicants will be sent a Round 1 questionnaire to examine how they will perform as part of the Strong Towns team. Applicants will be asked to perform a short series of tasks to simulate things they would do as a member of the team. There is a deadline of January 25 for submitting answers. We will review submissions and follow up with applicants by Monday, January 29.

Round 1 Questionnaire Released: Monday, January 22

Round 1 Questionnaire Due: Thursday, January 25 at 5:00 PM

Round 1 Notification: Monday, January 29


Selected applicants from Round 1 will be asked to compete another questionnaire in Round 2. This will examine work habits and preferences. We will request an online resume from individuals as part of the second round.

Round 2 Questionnaire Released: Monday, January 29

Round 2 Questionnaire Due: Thursday, February 1 at 5:00 PM


Selected applicants from Round 2 will be contacted for an in person interview.

Final Interviews: February 5 through 8  (or, as scheduled)

February 9: Tentative Applicant Selection

Strong Towns provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.