MemberLearn Online Courses

Personnel Management for Elected Officials

""Primary audience

Elected officials

Course time

45 minutes

As an elected official, you’ll gain an understanding of your role in the city with regard to human resource processes, get a 20,000-foot perspective of public sector employment laws and policy, and have a clear understanding of how to work with your city manager or city administrator on all HR matters.

By completing this course, you will:

  • Learn who is responsible for implementing personnel management practices and procedures in your city.
  • Review best practices and tips for when you are required to engage in human resources work.
  • Understand how some of the concepts from the Open Meeting Law, Data Practices, and Structure and Function of Cities courses impact the human resource functions.

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Subject matter expert

Joyce Hottinger, Assistant Human Resources Director, League of Minnesota Cities


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0 – 20 users = $15 per user

21 – 50 users = $10 per user

Over 51 users = $7 per user

Please note: The above prices apply per order, not per city. To receive the bulk discounts, your city needs to register everyone for this course at once.


When you purchase a course in MemberLearn, you’re able to access it at any time and it will not expire — so you can learn at your own pace and review the material as much as you’d like.