Part-time IT Specialist

Reports to: Operations Manager

Location:  Minneapolis, MN  

Position:  Part-time

Salary:  $38,000-43,000 (for part-time)


This is a part-time position estimated at 24 hours per week. The IT Support Specialist is responsible for performing IT and website support duties and related problem solving using demonstrated desktop IT and website management skills, good judgment, and initiative. The IT Support Specialist ensures the rigorous application of information security and information assurance policies, principles, and practices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain defined processes and practices to manage systems, software, and networks to ensure consistent and reliable operation to meet the business needs
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve system issues 
  • Maintain reliability of systems and networks by monitoring, running tests, and troubleshooting
  • Create and maintain recovery plans for all critical functions
  • Install, configure, maintain, upgrade, and support systems, networks, and software 
  • Develop plans for deployment of new systems
  • Monitor security vulnerabilities for installed systems; implement response plan for various types of threats and attacks
  • Plan, implement, manage, monitor, and upgrade the organization’s website
  • Respond to and troubleshooting all website issues
  • Ensure the website is protected by enabling the appropriate security measures
  • Update HTML, CSS and JavaScript regularly
  • Conduct content audits to eliminate redundant and/or duplicate information
  • Ensure full compliance on the website with all laws and regulations


  • English speaking with knowledge of Spanish or Indigenous language value
  • Exceptional organization and communication skills
  • Experience collaborating with and accepting feedback from other departments 
  • Problem solving skills (including ability to handle stressful situations in a professional manner)
  • Demonstrable proficiency with Google Workspace 
  • Demonstrable proficiency in WordPress and website design and website maintenance, both on a daily level and for larger website-related projects
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS etc., as needed
  • Expertise in design, graphics and layout related to websites
  • Possess web writing and design skills
  • Experience uploading and formatting non-text content such as photographs for the web 
  • Salesforce experience a plus
  • Inventory management and recipe costing software experience a plus

Engagement with NATIFS’ mission:

  • Lead by example
  • Practice Indigenous values identified as NATIFS workplace cultural expectations
  • Represent NATIFS and reflect values in community  
  • Willingly step up as requested 
  • Generate new ideas
  • Work on strategies, activities and funding
  • Engage with the board as appropriate
  • Attend and participate in events and meetings
  • Communicate internally in a timely manner


  • Employee contribution to 403(b) at 1% or more of salary is matched with 3% of salary employer contribution
  • Four weeks of paid time off for full-time (or equivalent for part-time) + 11 paid holidays per year 

ADA requirements:

NATIFS will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws.  If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please reach out to for additional information. Additional ADA notice of requirements:

  • Periods of sitting and standing
  • May endure prolonged periods of computer use
  • Written and verbal communication ability
  • Scan, handle and move material efficiently and safely, including lifting or moving up to 40 pounds
  • Flexible work schedule (e.g., occasional nights, weekends, and holidays) and regular attendance necessary
  • Reasonable accommodations can be made as needed

*English speaking, conversational Spanish preferred, with knowledge of Indigenous language value

To Apply or Inquire for Further Information

please send the following materials to, with the subject line as follows: IT_(last name)_(first name):

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover Letter explaining your experiences working in Indigenous and/or diverse communities as well as why you would be a good fit for the position.

You may also choose to come into the Indigenous Food Lab at the Midtown Global Market to complete a paper application. 

NāTIFS is committed to the principle of equity. We actively encourage women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals to apply for this position and all positions at NāTIFS.

  • NāTIFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to any protected category under federal or Minnesota law, including but not limited to the following categories as and to the full extent protected by applicable law: age; race (including traits associated with race, including but not limited to hair texture and hair styles such as braids, locs, and twists); color; creed; religion; national origin and/or ancestry; sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, related medical conditions); sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; marital status; familial status; disability; military and/or veteran status; status with respect to public assistance; membership or activity in a local commission; genetic information; citizenship; or any other protected characteristic as established by law.