Assistant Director, Operations & Finance Recruitment

Business Oregon has an exceptional opportunity for an accomplished progressive leader to serve as the agency Assistant Director of Operations.

The senior-level position reports to the Director and participates as a member of Business Oregon’s Executive Team in support of the agency mission. This Assistant Director leads the Operations & Finance Division, and provides leadership and operational policy and program direction to the agency.

The position provides operational policy and program leadership as it relates to shared agency functions, including budgeting, accounting, policy, procurement, employee services, information technology, and other shared services. The position also oversees the business finance team, which manages business loan and bonding programs. The successful applicant would demonstrate skills and experience related to preparing budget documents, human resources and employee development, agency engagement and team building, testifying in front of the Legislature, and working closely with elected officials. Although the Assistant Director reports directly to the Director, communication and tasks often occur directly with the Governor’s office, the Legislature, agency commission and board members, other state agencies or officials, and internal teams.

This position assures internal systems efficiently support the Agency’s mission, its five strategic priorities, and related implementation and service delivery. All agency managers are responsible for the success of the organization in achieving its
mission and are expected to be effective, professional leaders who get results; supervise employees for peak performance; and demonstrate positive, effective, interpersonal and communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications for the position include:
Six years of management experience in a public or private organization, which included responsibility for each of the
following:(a) development of program rules and policies,(b) development of long-and short-range goals and plans,(c) program evaluation, and (d) budget preparation.

 

Benefits  Compensation:
Salary Range $89,000-$131,232 annually
Employment with Business Oregon will afford you a comprehensive employee salary and benefits package, which typically includes the following elements:
 Employer-Paid (95-99%) Medical, Vision, Prescription & Dental insurance covering employees and their dependents
 Employer-Paid $5,000 Basic Life Insurance
 Supplemental Life, Long & Short-Term Disability insurance options
 10 Employer-Paid Holidays, Vacation Leave, Sick Leave, and 3 Personal Business Days
 No-Cost Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (Section 125) plan
 Participation in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) with 6% employee- contribution paid by employer
 Optional participation in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a Deferred Compensation (Section 457) plan offering a wide
variety of investment options.

To Apply:
Principal Executive/Manager G (Assistant Director of Operations)
Closes: Open until filled

Seasonal Job Opportunities with Amazon in Troutdale, OR

Amazon will start hiring for more than 2,000 seasonal and full-time roles for its customer fulfillment centers and delivery facilities around Portland. Candidates can walk in, apply and receive a job offer on the spot at a hiring event or apply online: www.amazon.com/portlandjobs.

Amazon expects to make hundreds of on-the-spot job offers and hopes these positions can be the start of a long career at Amazon: blog.aboutamazon.com/working-at-amazon/where-a-holiday-job-can-lead

About the Amazon Hiring Events
Dates:       Thursday, October 11, 2018
Time:         9 AM – 10 PM
Location:  Amazon Fulfillment Center Staffing Office
1250 NW Swigert Way, Troutdale, OR 97060

Job Details
Beginning November 1, the recently announced Amazon $15 minimum wage will apply to all hourly associates on top of Amazon’s industry-leading benefits, which apply to full-time, part-time, and seasonal associates.  Full-time Amazon associates who stay with the company for a year will also have access to the innovative Career Choice program, which pre-pays 95% of tuition for courses in high-demand fields and flexible schedules and Career Skills, which trains hourly associates in critical job skills like resume writing, how to communicate effectively, and computer basics.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants can prepare by bringing I-9 documentation to the hiring event. Acceptable I-9 documents can be found at: www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/acceptable-documents.

School Supplies Give Away – 1st United Methodist Church

The 1st United Methodist Church is partnering with Unite Oregon, Adelante Mujeres, Oregon Food Bank, and Homeplate to provide Beaverton’s youth with school supplies, groceries, and other family resources. Supplies are limited so don’t miss your chance! See you there!

2018 Governor’s Marketplace Roadshow

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion/Affirmative Action for Governor Kate Brown is delighted to announce this edition of the Governor’s Marketplace to support Oregon small businesses.

We have partnered with the Secretary of State, Department of Administrative Services and the Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity to bring opportunities for businesses to meet directly with procurement professionals from state, federal, private and non-profit organizations who will share tips, tools, resources and strategies to aid in business growth, more successfully navigate contracting processes and nurture ongoing relationships.

All businesses within the state of Oregon are welcome. These events are held in different parts of the state to make the resources available to all.

Registration is now open for the following events:

September 12, 2018     Central Oregon Community College, Redmond

REGISTER ONLINE:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/connect-to-public-contracting-opportunities-business-resources-at-governors-marketplace-central-tickets-45664357322?aff=es2

September 13, 2018     Harney County Community Center, Burns

REGISTER ONLINE:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/connect-to-public-contracting-business-resources-at-governors-marketplace-burns-or-tickets-45110658193

 October 4, 2018       Columbia Gorge Community College, The Dalles

REGISTER ONLINE:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/connect-to-public-contracting-business-resources-at-governors-marketplace-the-dalles-or-tickets-48040231626?aff=es2

October 17, 2018     Linn Benton Community College, Albany

REGISTER ONLINE:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/connect-to-public-contracting-business-resources-at-governors-marketplace-albany-or-tickets-48045949729?ref=ecal

October 19, 2018     Lane Community College, Eugene

REGISTER ONLINE:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-contracting-business-resources-at-governors-marketplace-eugene-or-tickets-48626046815?aff=es2

October 25, 2018     Umpqua Community College, Roseburg

REGISTER ONLINE:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/connect-to-public-contracting-business-resources-at-governors-marketplace-roseburg-or-tickets-48044151350?aff=es2


Who should attend?

Business owners who have an interest in public contracts.  Public agencies across Oregon spend billions of dollars on goods and services every year.  These public agencies purchase a wide variety of goods and services.

State Agencieslocal organizations who offer assistance to small businesses, other public agencieslarge firms and General Contractors seeking to provide access and opportunity to a diversified pool of small businesses.

NEW!  Earn CE Credits.  Through our partnership with CCB, Contractors can CE credits for attending this event.  If you only attend certain portions, your earned CE credits will reflect the hours of participation.

WHAT is this about?

The Governor’s Office and the State of Oregon have made it a priority to create equity in public contracting and procurement, bringing opportunities, access and connection for small business to thrive in Oregon.

This event brings together industry professionals, public agencies and private organizations, diversity practitioners and small businesses to build valuable relationships. Small businesses will learn about public contracting opportunities and local resources available.

WHEN, WHERE & HOW to participate? Please register for each event you are interested in.  All locations are open to businesses within the state of Oregon.

Click here for a current list of current Governor’s Marketplace locations.


ODOT provides a safe and reliable multimodal transportation system that connects people and helps Oregon’s communities and economy thrive.

VISITOR EXPERIENCE SPECIALIST- Washington County Museum Job Opening

As the Washington County Museum Visitor Experience Specialist, you’ll be working with a dedicated and talented staff to amplify the museum’s work at an evolving organization. To that end, you’ll need to be hands-on, flexible, collaborative and innovative. From conducting museum tours to coordinating a docent program to engaging in community outreach, you’ll carry much responsibility.

Washington County Museum is engaged in an ongoing process to identify inequities in our organizational culture and public programming. We are creating a socially just environment in which all people are welcomed, appreciated and valued. Applicants from historically underserved and/or under-represented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Summary
 Oversee visitor experience and museum front desk as the first point of contact for all visitors.
 Develop education materials for exhibits and programs as requested.
 Amplify the museum’s work by initiating connections with schools and local organizations.
 Coordinate, plan, and implement a museum docent program.
 Plan, schedule, and lead on-site tours and learning sessions for all ages.
 Assist in organizing education materials.
 Assist with writing and research.
 Other duties as assigned.
Requirements
 Possess or be working towards a Bachelor’s degree in education, communications, museum studies, history or a related field. Will consider relevant experience in place of formal education.
 Bilingual candidates preferred.
 General understanding and appreciation for Pacific Northwest history and culture.
 Demonstrated communication skills, both written and oral.
 1-2 years educator, facilitator, and/or program leader experience in a camp, school, community center, care center or other learning environment.
 Experience with point of sale system, cash handling, and other front desk operations.
 Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs.
 Ability to lift and carry 15+ lbs, stand on feet for extended periods of time, and arrange furniture.
 Available to work Wednesday through Saturday during regular museum hours.
 Must pass background check.

This position is located at Washington County Museum on the Portland Community College – Rock Creek Campus at 17677 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229.

Pay range: $14.00 to $16.00 hourly. Up to 32 hours per week. Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, free museum admission pass, and more.

To apply: Email your resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position by September 14, 2018 at 5pm to
visitorexperience@washingtoncountymuseum.org

CURATOR Washington County Museum Job Opening

Are you a museum professional who enjoys the thrill of wearing a multitude of hats? Does the idea of
being part of a growing department in an evolving local museum excite you? Join us in celebrating
Washington County’s history in a full-time position combining registrar, collections manager and
curator. No two days will be the same – guaranteed! To that end, you’ll need to be hands-on, flexible,
collaborative and innovative. From exhibit development to working with donors and interns/volunteers,
to caring for the collection, you’ll carry much responsibility.
Washington County Museum is engaged in an ongoing process to identify inequities in our programming
and organizational culture. We are creating a socially just environment in which all people are
welcomed, appreciated and valued. Applicants from historically underserved and/or under-represented
communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

JOB SUMMARY

1. Design, curate exhibits (on and off-site) and assist with exhibit curation while fostering cross-
department collaboration and community engagement.

2. Manage all aspects of collections care, following and implementing accepted museum
professional standards and practices.
3. Ensure accurate numbering, cataloging, photographing and labeling specimens already in the
collection as well as those added to the collection.
4. Recruit develop and supervise interns and volunteers and maintain an active student internship
program.
5. Assist with developing and maintaining collection management plans and policies.
6. Raise funds through direct donations, grants or earned income development to expand collection,
update facilities or support research efforts.
7. Propose strategic acquisitions for presentation to Executive Director and Collections Committee to
diversify our current collection.
8. Actively participate in community engagement through committees, tours, writing articles, tabling
events and public speaking.
9. Research community requests, articles in the collection and significant stories within our
communities.
10. Ensure proper documentation of loans, acquisitions, deaccessions etc.
11. Other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS
A. Minimum: Bachelor’s degree. Preferred: Completion of a Master’s Degree in museum studies,
history or a related field.
B. Two or more years of progressively expanding museum expertise demonstrating curatorial,
management and exhibit development.
C. Experience working with collections management software; Past Perfect preferred.
D. Must be resourceful, creative and have the ability and desire to work collaboratively with
museum staff and community members.
E. Demonstrated professional communication skills, both written and oral.
F. An understanding of and desire to work towards telling difficult aspects of historical
interpretation.
G. Scholarly knowledge of Oregon history. Preferred: Washington County history.
H. Ability to convey excitement about the relevance of history.
I. Physical ability to do basic bending, stooping, climbing and lifting up to 50 lbs.
J. Must have a valid driver’s license and insurance and/or the ability to travel within the county
and state to off-site locations with pieces from the collection
Position is located at Washington County Museum, Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus,
17677 NW Springville Rd, Portland OR 97229 and requires limited travel
This is a .75 FTE position with possibilities of full time within eight months. Starting range for .75 FTE
$28,000 to $32,000. Position includes paid vacation and sick leave benefits, reciprocal museum pass,
and free parking.

Application period closes September 17, 2018. Please email cover letter, resume, and photos or plan of
an exhibit installation to: curatorsearch@washingtoncountymuseum.org

Applications are now open for Oregon LEAD!

lead

LEAD is a 7-month transformative leadership training course that fosters interdisciplinary leadership and skill-building in Native communities across Oregon. Each cohort brings together a diverse group of young leaders to learn skills like values-based budgeting, power analysis, and advocacy training, while creating opportunities for personal and professional relationships.

Apply here.

2018 UW Foster School of Business Minority Executive Program Scholarship

Multnomah County is once again looking to sponsor a deserving COBID Certified Business owner to the Foster School of Business Minority Business Executive Program, held in Seattle, WA, September 16 – 21, 2018.

The Minority Business Executive Program is a one-week residential program that takes place annually on campus at the University of Washington. The intensive curriculum grows minority and women-owned business leaders and helps them position their companies for today’s global economy.
Participants learn to utilize financial tools to make better business decisions, develop strategic plans for growth and sustainability, identify new technologies to scale operations, learn how to market their products and services more effectively, explore strategies to access global markets, and develop their leadership acumen. They return to their business with enhanced knowledge, a renewed personal energy, and an invaluable network of fellow minority and women business leaders.

Attached is the application to apply for the scholarship from the County and program brochure. The scholarship only covers the cost of the tuition; applicants must cover the costs of their room, transportation, and other costs. Attendees for the training stay at the Hotel Deca, located at 4507 Brooklyn Avenue NE, a short distance from the campus.

Deadline to submit applications is August 6, 2018.

2018 MBEP Brochure

UW Minority Business Executive Program Application – 2018

Bring the American Indian Tourism Conference to Your Community

2017 AITC hosted by the Oneida Nation
AIANTA is looking for tribally-owned hotels and resorts with significant meeting space to serve as the conference site for the American Indian Tourism Conference in 2020 and 2021.
Hosting a conference, not only brings economic benefits to the host, it also brings visibility at a national level to influence leaders and policymakers on tribal tourism issues. The host or hosts get the opportunity to showcase their unique property, destination, attractions and arts at the pre-conference mobile workshops.
The proposal must come from the host tribe or tribes and the hotel. Non-native owned hotels can apply if they have a tribal host. Involving local and/or regional tribes in the planning and execution of events is important. The local hosts will create a Host Committee to help plan the opening reception and pre-conference mobile workshops (formerly called “familiarization tours”) to make the annual conference more meaningful to attendees and help fulfill the mission of the organization.
Deadline: September 30, 2018
5:00 p.m. Mountain Time
We encourage you to attend the AITC in Albuquerque NM on September 17-20. Meet the board and members and share your destination. To purchase a booth or register for the conference, visitAITC2018.com. For more information about AIANTA, visit aianta.org. For more information about tribal tourism, visit NativeAmerica.travel. If you aren’t listed on NativeAmerica.travel, remember listings are free for tribes and tribal enterprises thanks to the support of the DOI Bureau of Indian Affairs!
Send Proposals To:
Camille Ferguson, Executive Director
(505) 724-3592

American Indian Science and Engineering Society, “Honor the Past. Be the Future.”

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a national, nonprofit organization whose mission is to substantially increase the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers.

AISES will celebrate its 41st National Conference in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on October 4-6, 2018. The National Conference theme this year is “Honor the Past. Be the Future.” Each year, the AISES National Conference attracts the nation’s brightest American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and First Nations students and professionals. This three-day event includes a Career Fair, dynamic nationally recognized speakers, panel discussions, and workshops for the 2,500+ students, teachers, tribal leaders and other professionals.

AISES, through the 2018 AISES National Conference Local Volunteer Committee, is seeking donations for student prizes during this year’s conference.

Student Prizes: Students attending the conference are treated every year, but this year the 2018 AISES National Conference Local Volunteer Committee seeks your assistance in providing all student attendees with gift cards specifically for the purchase of electronic programs and devices. Your donation will allow the students to purchase the software or device they need for their academic or future professional needs.

There is no legacy more lasting than giving educational opportunities today for the benefit of future generations. Our Native elders teach us that we are all directly responsible for each other and that we must look to the future of seven generations.

On behalf of the AISES family thank you!