Knowledge Solutions Assistant

The Medtronic Knowledge Center, located at the Operational Headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota, is seeking a Knowledge Solutions Assistant to work on knowledge solutions-oriented projects. This temporary position is competitively-paid: ~20 hours minimum per week with the potential for 40 hours per week, and work is expected to last for at least three months, with possibility of extension. Starting in March 2018, this position provides a unique opportunity to work in a corporate knowledge center. For more information, or to submit your resume, please contact Mary Maida at


Knowledge Solutions Assistant
Medtronic is seeking a Knowledge Solutions Assistant, under the guidance of the Knowledge Solutions Manager, to work on several knowledge solutions projects starting with:
Knowledge Directory – work closely with Knowledge Solutions Manager to develop and manage the Directory which serves as a working space and “feeder” to the Findability Portal. Work includes adding new records, determining how new content fits in with existing structure, determining correct cataloging to assign, suggesting new taxonomy entries, and assisting with managing overall taxonomy.


Findability Portal Program –assist with developing this new program from perspective of creating guides and communications to 1) help employees use portal site effectively, and to 2) invite partnership to work with the


Knowledge Center in content contribution and upkeep.


Minimum Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree with interest in knowledge management and library science within a large organization. Training in library science, knowledge management, information science or a related field is highly desirable. Interest and/or experience with cataloging, indexing, or taxonomy creation/curation. Interest in learning use of internal social media to convey knowledge-based messages. Support knowledge solutions activities and work collaboratively with Knowledge Solutions Manager. Think outside the box – identify and share more creative, efficient and effective ways to approach knowledge-oriented initiatives and projects. Get things done – ensure that quality work is delivered on time.