Resilient Communities Project (RCP), University of Minnesota
This project was completed as part of a year-long partnership between the City of Rosemount and the University of Minnesota’s Resilient Communities Project (http://www.rcp.umn.edu). With an all-volunteer Fire Department, daytime staffing of fire responders—when most residents are at jobs outside of the community—has regularly posed a challenge for Rosemount. The goal of this project was to identify areas for growth in the recruitment and retention of firefighters available during work-week hours. In collaboration with city project lead Rick Schroeder, Fire Chief for the City of Rosemount, two teams of students in HRIR 6301: Staffing, Training, and Development conducted strategic assessments of the Department’s staffing needs, evaluated the available labor force in Rosemount, and drew upon best practices to make recommendations for strengthening recruitment and retention. A final report from the project is available.
Report completed by students enrolled in HRIR 6301: Staffing, Training, and Development, taught by John Kammeyer-Mueller in fall 2014.
This project was supported by the Resilient Communities Project (RCP), a program at the University of Minnesota that convenes the wide-ranging expertise of U of M faculty and students to address strategic local projects that advance community resilience and sustainability. RCP is a program of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA). More information at http://www.rcp.umn.edu.
Hwan Chang, Sung; Jacobs, Michael; Soebin, Jang; Mallik, Shayantani; Ngo, Danny; Johansen, Mie; Yang, Yingmei; Kenpprath, Angela; Guo, Yaqiao; Smith, Patrick; Butts, Lindsay.
Daytime Staffing Solutions for the Rosemount Fire Department.
Resilient Communities Project (RCP), University of Minnesota.
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