The Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation is seeking a Program & Administrative Specialist to join our team.

The role involves administrative tasks and organizing marketing strategies and event coordination for regional startup and entrepreneurial initiatives. This position offers a unique blend of administrative responsibilities and the chance to be at the forefront of innovative projects.

The ideal candidate should be driven, adaptable, and eager to contribute their skills to a meaningful cause.

View the job description here.

To apply, email cover letter and resume to by close of business on Monday, Jan.15.



St. Cloud State University (SCSU) Multicultural Student Services is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Power in Diversity Leadership Conference (PIDC) will be held from Jan. 25 – 27, at SCSU.

The theme, Inclusive Innovation, will center the transformational impact diversity brings to an organization’s creativity, adaptability, responsiveness, prosperity, and of-course, innovation.

All participants will earn a digital Leadership Badge for completion of the PIDC.  The additional featured digital badge, Interpersonal EQ, will teach participants valuable strategies and techniques to demonstrate balanced and self-aware approaches to team building and decision making that will contribute to an organization’s success, health, vibrancy and future.

The PIDC will offer a professional development workshop and trainings for attendees to develop critical skills necessary to engage in social justice work, activism, community organizing skills, self-care, and personal reflection.

The SCSU Career Center and the School of Graduate Studies is collaborating with the PIDC to offer the Diversity Job and Internship Fair and Graduate School Fair on Friday, Jan. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Atwood Memorial Center.  This event will provide post-graduate education and employment opportunities.

Thank you Granite Partners, a GSDC corporate-investor, for being the premier sponsor of the Power in Diversity Leadership Conference.

Learn more about the event here.



Starting Jan. 1, 2024, small businesses in Minnesota must follow new workplace poster and notice requirements from the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.

The changes affect the way certain posters and notices must be displayed.

Learn more here.


This edition’s St. Cloud Shines Story can be found at, the GSDC’s website containing interesting stories about our region’s people and organizations. That’s where you’ll also find a link to JobSpot, which currently contains information about more than 4,600 employment opportunities.

St. Cloud LIVE is a local news website launched in early February by Forum Communications Company, based in Fargo, ND. The company is a family-owned media company with a long tradition of supporting quality community journalism. The company spans four states and includes newspapers, websites, and TV stations; it also has commercial printing, marketing/agency services, and much more. Its mission is to connect and inform communities, and Forum Communications is proud to be serving St. Cloud and Central Minnesota.

Read the full story here.


  • TOMMOROW – St. Cloud Area Quarterly Business Report (QBR) “After Dark Review”, Thursday, Jan. 4, 4-5 p.m., The Pickled Loon, 715 St. Germain St. W., St. Cloud. Register for the event here. GSDC is a proud sponsor of the QBR.

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Contact Our Staff Team

NeTia Bauman, CEcD, CEO & President | 320.437.1430

Leslie Dingmann, CecD, EDFP, Business Development Director | 320.493.9003

Gail Cruikshank, Talent Director | 320.260.6775

Tammy Campion, Communications Specialist | 320.252.5185