Job Posting: Business Oregon

Business Oregon is now recruiting for a Contract and Procurement Officer (Procurement & Contract Specialist 3) in the Contract Services Section in the Operations & Finance Division and I am hoping you can assist me in getting this recruitment added to ONAC’s Job Board.

This is a permanent full-time position located in Salem.  The recruitment opened August 8, 2019 and will close at 11:59 PM on August 22nd, 2019.

The recruitment can be viewed and applied for at the following link: Contract and Procurement Officer (Procurement & Contract Specialist 3) – Under-fill Option- External

 For those who are interested in applying and need to create an online applicant account, please go to the Applicant E-Recruit FAQ’s. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at:  (503) 986-0008.

Thank you,

Ranei Gattenby

Human Resources Assistant

Business Oregon | www.oregon4biz.com

503-986-0008 office

OHA Health Analytics Director Position

Are you an innovative leader, experienced in health data and analytics? Are you passionate about transforming and advancing the healthcare system? If so, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) needs your leadership!  
Application Deadline:
07/28/2019
Agency:
Oregon Health Authority
Salary Range:
$8,172 – $12,057
Position Title:
Health Analytics Director
What you will do:
As the Health Analytics Director, you will oversee professional teams responsible for analyzing and interpreting health data into useful and meaningful information to equitably improve Oregon’s health care system. This position plays a critical role in research and analytics of various health care data sources to inform future efforts, to improve health care for all Oregonians. Oregon is a nationally recognized leader in health system transformation, and at the core of that is our focus on increasing accountability and transparency in health system.Your leadership will help OHA identify new or enhanced opportunities to analyze health equity data to inform understanding of disparities and support development of appropriate interventions. You will be responsible to establish overall priorities, reporting and accountability measure to meet the goal of health system transformation. This position directly manages four areas of work:

 

  • Data Integration,
  • Health Systems Research & Data,
  • Metrics Management & Reports, and
  • Health Programs Analysis and Measurement

 

This key position makes decisions that ultimately impact the health and availability of affordable health care to Oregonians across the state, including to over one million Oregon Health Plan members, who originate from racially, ethnically, culturally, gender- and ability- diverse communities throughout the state.
What is in it for you?
You will lead teams to better connect analysis and analytics of data to current, proposed, and future policy proposals for improving the health care system. . Bring your passion and vision to help transform the state’s health care delivery system to achieve the triple aim of better health, better care, and lower cost. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus competitive pension and retirement plans
 
The Oregon Health Authority is committed to developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs and a diverse and inclusive workforce representing the diversity, cultures, strengths and values of the people of Oregon. Click here to learn more about about OHA’s mission, vision and core values.
OHA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information or any other protected class under state or federal law.
What we are looking for:

 

  • Eight years of progressive 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 evaluations, and d) budget preparation   
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication and analytical skills, including working collaboratively across OHA divisions, programs and with external partners.
  • Proven understanding of clinical, financial, operational metrics, and statistical software packages.
  • Ability to develop a strategic vision for data use and analytics in the state to support the Triple Aim and position Health Policy and Analytics Division as a trusted, reliable source of data and information.Ability to improve internal processes for data use and analytics support
  • Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.
  • Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating policies and programs that promote equity and inclusion and reduce racial and ethnic disparities.
  • Experience, knowledge, and/or ability to learn about best practices in collecting, analyzing, and disseminating granular data on race, ethnicity, language, disability and sexual orientation/gender identity.
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams to weave together and analyze large, complex data sets and synthesize it to key findings related to performance or trends in the health system

 

This is a full time, permanent, executive service supervisory position and is not represented by a union. This position will be located in Portland at 421 SW Oak St. and Salem at 500 Summer Street NE. If you are not familiar with Oregon, watch this animated video that highlights our beautiful state. When you visit Oregon, you might see things that seem unreal!
How to apply:

 

  • Create an account
  • Upload a resume
  • Upload a cover letter

 

Need help? If you need assistance to participate in the application process, including an accommodation request under the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact: Diana Garibay, Executive Recruiter
Voice: 503-753-7360 (TTY 711)
Additional Information

 

  • Please monitor your Workday account, as all communication will be sent to your Workday account. You must have a valid e-mail address to apply.
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  • If you are a veteran, you may receive preference. Click here for more information about veterans’ preference. If you checked that you are a veteran, we will ask you for your documents later in the process.
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  • We do not offer VISA sponsorship or transfers at this time – unless specifically noted. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.
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  • If you are offered employment, the offer will be contingent upon the outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check, and the information shall be shared with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.
  • Applicant Help and Support web-page
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The Oregon Health Authority is committed to fair employment practices and non-discrimination, including pay equity for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of protected class (race, sex, veteran status, disability, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation) in the payment of wages or screen applicants on the basis of their current or past compensation. We determine salary by completing a review of your application materials to evaluate your related education, experience, and training for this position. (critical elements of process).

The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.

ICWA Active Efforts Specialist job opening

Oregon job opportunities

  • Social Service Specialist 1 – ICWA Active Efforts Specialist – Newport

    • Newport / 4th Street – DHS
  • Initial Posting Date:

    06/27/2019Application Deadline:

    07/25/2019Agency:

    Department of Human ServicesSalary Range:

    $3,664 – $5,339Position Type:

    EmployeePosition Title:

    Social Service Specialist 1 – ICWA Active Efforts Specialist – NewportJob Description:

    Social Service Specialist 1 – ICWA Active Efforts Specialist
    Office of Child Welfare – Newport, Oregon
    119 NE 4th St, Newport OR 97365

    ***Current State of Oregon Employees please use your Workday account – go to Career – Internal – Find jobs to apply!

    ***All others – To apply for this position, click on the “Apply” link above to fill out the online application and submit by the posted closing date.

    This employment opportunity is with the Oregon Department of Human Services, Office of Child Welfare, Children, Adults and Families.  There is 1 permanent, full-time Social Service Specialist 1- Active Efforts Specialist opening located in Newport.  This position is represented by a Union.

    You will be helping engage children, families, foster parents and caregivers in a multitude of ways to achieve safety, permanency and well-being of Oregon’s children.

    For more information on Child Welfare programs please click here.

    What you will be doing:

    The primary goal of this position is to provide safe and equitable reduction of Native American children in foster care, make sure the agency provides active efforts on substitute-care and in-home cases, and prevent children from entering care. As the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Regional Case Specialist, you will provide leadership and direction to ensure that DHS adheres to the intent of the federal law regulating services to Indian children and families, the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 and diversity matters related to Native Americans.  This position monitors and interprets agency policies and procedures to remove barriers to achieve the goals and the spirit of ICWA for DHS families receiving services.  In addition, the incumbent works closely with District Managers, Program Managers, supervisors, case workers, parents and families to develop and monitor implementation and outcomes of the statewide strategies to strengthen compliance with ICWA.  This position works closely with District and Program Managers to identify and implement concrete and measurable steps to strengthen local relationships with tribes and advance local strategies relating to case planning.  This position will ensure information and data is obtained timely from local tribes and tribes across the United States.  This position provides intensive assistance to ICWA case workers to achieve permanency for ICWA/Native American children and will assure active efforts are achieved with native families by providing additional consultation necessary to comply with ICWA understanding and culturally specific services. This position will be responsible for documenting the achievement of goals associated with the regional ICWA Case Specialists work.

    ACTIVE EFFORTS SPECIALIST: The following is a list describing the purpose for this position.
    –    To safely decrease the disproportionate representation of ICWA Native American children in foster care.
    –    To increase community support, engagement and collaboration with Tribes and the Native American community.
    –    To ensure culturally specific services are accessible to Native American clients and families.
    –    To improve the Department’s ability to achieve 100% active efforts on all Native American/lCWA cases.
    –    To increase collaboration between DHS and Tribes including, but not limited to the following:
    –    Establish and maintain consistent and ongoing communication between DHS and Tribes.
    –    Evaluate the feasibility of developing a pre-test and post-test for families following Child Welfare engagement.
    –    Conduct Native American/lCWA focus groups.
    –    Coordinate District training activities.
    –    Identify “best practices”.

    What’s in it for you:
    Collaboration in an open office with a team of bright, committed individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans..  DHS has a commitment to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce that includes members of historically underrepresented groups. If you are interested in becoming our new Social Service Specialist 1, please apply today!

    Working conditions:
    The duties in this position include working with challenging and sometimes hostile clients; working with LEA in sometimes unsafe and unsanitary home environments. This work requires a valid Oregon Driver’s License. Work requires the ability to prioritize work related to child safety and respond quickly to emergent situations. This position requires working a flexible schedule as a condition of employment with the normal workday of 8 am to 5 pm; however, working hours may be adjusted within a given week, to provide planned services. Occasional compensated overtime during evening and weekend work may be required.

    This is what you need to qualify:

    A Bachelor’s or higher-level degree in Social Work/Human Services or a closely related field; OR

    A Bachelor’s degree in a field not closely related (to Social Work/Human Services) and one year of human services related experience (i.e., work providing assistance to individuals and groups with issues such as economically disadvantaged, employment, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, aging, disabilities, prevention, health, cultural competencies, inadequate housing).

    Requested Skills/Desired Attributes:
    The Most Competitive Candidate Will Have:

    • Ability to use trauma informed practices that are inclusive of the child and family’s language, race, and culture.
    • Ability to track and prioritize multiple unrelated projects/cases
    • Ability to interview children and adults to gather information which may include having difficult conversations about sensitive topics.
    • Ability to present complex information to clients, co-workers, law enforcement and in court in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to establish and maintain professional casework relationships that engage and empower families despite potentially hostile interactions with clients.
    • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor in emotionally charged situations, cope with daily exposure to traumatic experiences and develop and practice self-care.
    • Ability to learn and utilize technology, multiple databases, accurately enter data, and use word processing software while working with sensitive and confidential information.
    • Understands and appreciates the different views, expertise and experience of others.

    Only the candidates whose experience, as described in their application, that most closely matches the qualifications and requested skills of this position will be invited to an interview.

    *A Resume and Cover Letter is optional, along with your application.

    Additional Requirement:
    Successful candidates for this position must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following convictions are likely to result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Computer theft, identify theft and fraud. CJIS Clearance is done at the conditional job offer.

    How to Apply:

    To apply for this position, click on the “Apply” link above to fill out the and submit by the posted closing date and time. The work experience and/or education section of your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet all the minimum and special qualifications listed above. Complete the supplemental questions. We do not accept a resume in place of the completed application. While completing your application, please be aware that Workday will log you out after 20 minutes of inactivity and will not save your application.

    Need Help?

    Veterans’ Preference:
    Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans’ preference. To receive preference, veterans must attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at the following website: Veterans Resources.

    Pre-employment Checks:
    Employment will be contingent upon passing an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check, and the information shall be shared with the DHS, Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.  This position may access federal tax information. As a condition of employment, employees in any positions with access to federal tax information are required to pass enhanced background checks every five years, including fingerprint checks and verification with local law enforcement of electronic records in the Law Enforcement Database System (LEDS).

    Work Authorization:
    DHS does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, successful candidates will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.

    DHS commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

      Posted 3 Days Ago
      Full time
      REQ-15279

About Us

  • Oregon state government is a large organization by nearly any standard. With over 40,000 employees working all over the state, in small communities and large, we are proving that government can be innovative.

    We work as a team, challenging ourselves to be better, faster and more efficient with taxpayer dollars.

    After all, when every day we are responsible for caring for the needs of a diverse population and thriving business community, we simply must have the best and brightest workforce. If you take responsibility for your actions, are passionate about helping others succeed, and have a reputation for excellence and honesty, why not make Oregon state government your next career move?

    Joining our team means you open the door to many possibilities. From entry level to executive, outdoor work to policy setting, we have a role for nearly every calling, expertise and background.

    If you’re looking at us from across the country (or beyond!), know that Oregon is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Made up of seven diverse regions, Oregon has the ocean, mountains, valleys, high desert, cities, small towns, and almost everything in between.

    Oregon “flies with her own wings.”

Thank you!

 

Christopher L. Fisher

Human Resource Analyst, Senior Recruiter

Department of Human Services, Office or Human Resources
500 Summer Street NE

Salem, OR 97301-1098

Email: christopher.fisher@state.or.us

Mobile: (503) 871-4687

 

City of Portland Job Openings for the Week of February 4, 2019

  Openings for the Week of February 4, 2019

 

New Opportunities: (Click this link to view all open positions)

 

Audit Supervisor (Supervisor II) – Closing Date: 2/22/19 

 

Development Supervisor II – Closing Date: 2/18/19 

 

Payroll Specialist (Administrative Specialist III) – Closing Date: 2/15/19 

 

Police Identification Technician Trainee – Closing Date: 2/15/19 or once 100 applications have been received, whichever comes first.

 

Procurement Specialist – Closing Date: 3/01/19 or once 150 applications have been received, whichever comes first.

 

Recreation Services Manager (Manger III) – Closing Date: 2/25/19 

 

Senior Procurement Specialist – Closing Date: 3/01/19 or once 150 applications have been received, whichever comes first.

 

Electrical Inspector (Open Continuous) – Closing Date: 6/24/19 (This recruitment will remain open for six (6) months. The second application review period will consist of all applications received from 8:01 a.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 until Monday, March 4, 2019.)

 

HR Business Partner (Open Continuous) – Closing Date: 6/3/19 (This recruitment will remain open for a total of 6 MONTHS.  The SECOND application review will consist of all applications received from 12:01AM Tuesday January 8th, 2019 through 11:59PM Monday February 4th, 2019. Any applications received after 11:59PM February 4th will be reviewed monthly until the closing date.

 

Police Officer (Open Continuous) – Closing Date: 6/30/19 (This recruitment is for Entry-Level and Lateral Police Officers.  This recruitment will close at 11:59 pm, Sunday, June 30, 2019. Applications will be reviewed every 2 weeks.)

 

Wastewater Operator II (Open Continuous) – Closing Date: 3/18/19 (This recruitment will remain open for three (3) months.  Applications will be reviewed after 3 weeks, and then on a monthly basis.  The last review period ends at 11:59pm Monday, March 18, 2019)

 

 

 

Interested in applying to one of the positions opening this week? Come to our “How to Apply” course to learn about the application and evaluation process for the City of Portland. For current city employees, please visit CityLearner to sign up for the course. For non-city employees, please email: loan.tran@portlandoregon.gov to register.

Upcoming classes:

February 12, 2019

 

March 12, 2019

Oregon Housing and Community Services

I would like to share some amazing career opportunities that Oregon Housing and Community Services is actively recruiting for, with the hope that you could also share this information with your partners, in your newsletters or job boards. You will find in the attached pdf document, a list of our current recruitments.  They include:

ISS5 (Network Support Analyst):
Closes: 01/27/2019 @ 11:59 PM
This position will provide technical support to agency staff, network, and system administration.
Technical support will encompass troubleshooting Microsoft Windows, all installed agency desktop
software, and local area networks. It will also include design, testing, and implementation of desktop PC
software and hardware configurations. There will also be administrative tasks as a network domain
administrator, managing staff network access and email accounts, and provide technical advice to
agency staff and management.

Operations & Policy Analyst 4 (Senior Advisor for Strategic Planning & Business Operations):
Closes 01/29/2019 @ 11:59 PM
This position will lead the agency’s transformational process improvement efforts and build a center for
excellence for OHCS to implement change management initiatives. This position will lead and facilitate
significant improvements in process efficiency, customer satisfaction and organizational health. This
position will also engage leadership in the stewardship of the agency’s Statewide Housing Plan.

Governmental Analyst 2 (Financial Compliance Monitor):
Closes 1/28/2019 @ 11:59 PM
The primary purpose of this position is to plan and perform on and off-site financial compliance
monitoring reviews of sub-recipients. This position is responsible in ensuring that the Department’s
federal pass-thru grant program funds have been spent in accordance with the terms of grant
agreements and applicable federal laws, rules and regulations.

Governmental Analyst 2 (Compliance Monitor) – Limited Duration:
Closes 1/31/2019 @ 11:59 PM
This position will identify risks related to the Oregon Housing Strategic Initiative programs and conduct
tests to determine that funds have been expended in accordance with the terms of the HFA
Participation agreement with the U.S. Treasury. This includes performing internal compliance reviews to
ensure program eligibility criteria and determinations are accurate and in accordance with the terms of
the Hardest Hit Fund Term Sheets as well as applicable federal laws, rules, and regulations. It also
includes on- and off-site compliance reviews of certain contractors to ensure they have performed their
duties in accordance with the terms of agreements and applicable federal laws, rules, and regulations.

Program Analyst 3 (Capacity Building Analyst):
Closes: 01/29/2019 @ 11:59 PM
This position will serve as the OHCS liaison for capacity building and training activities and assist our
partners in capacity building efforts by helping them navigate OHCS funding, find training and other
tangible resources to further their desire to gain capacity in the area of affordable housing. This position
will also work with outside entities and other program analysts to provide resources and trainings to our
partners.

Human Resources Manager Job Announcement with The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Tribe

SUMMARY
Manage employee relations programs and systems that ensure fair and consistent treatment of
all employees in order to attract and retain a productive workforce.
PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
 Work closely with managers to ensure each develops a positive work-place culture
committed to employee development and retention through best practices of coaching and
motivation, and to ensure the success of their department and the organization they serve.
 Meet with all managers on a routine basis to evaluate their style of leadership and to coach
as needed to help them succeed.
 Assist managers with Employee Improvement Plans to ensure the intent of their plan is
specific, straightforward, and holds the employee accountable, offers consequences if
behavior or performance does not improve.
 Communicate with managers those issues that are affecting their department and assist in
timely resolution of such issues.
 Direct Human Resource Associate with training expectations to ensure the workplace
culture is preserved.
 Consult with managers prior to all involuntary termination recommendations to ensure
compliance.
 Foster and maintain positive relationships with management for all tribal entities.
 Assess the morale of the all Tribal entities and report issues of employee dissatisfaction and
favorable items as well as potentially unlawful or discriminatory acts to the Director.  May
meet with employee to mediate.
 Conduct confidential investigations of reports of workplace wrongdoing.
 Ensure all Tribal Employment and Department of Labor laws are applied
 Perform work suitability adjudication when necessary.
 Ensure managers comply with the comprehensive merit evaluation program for employees.
 Assist the enterprise in editing the current performance evaluation process.
 Coordinate and facilitate employee recognition, incentive and morale-building activities.
 Comply, maintain and edit HR policy/procedure guidelines.
 Monitor and revise each company’s handbooks as needed to ensure accuracy and
compliance.
 Oversee the mandatory EAP program to ensure effective use of this resource.
 When required conduct exit interviews with employees who voluntarily quit, assess the
usefulness of the information, and relay it to the appropriate director.

Job Title: Human Resources Manager
Job Code: 10402
Department: Human Resources
Reports to: Director of Human Resources
FLSA: Exempt
Starting Salary: DOE
Salary Grade: 14s
Human Resources Manager
Job Announcement
Full Time
Open Until Filled

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 Answer requests for information on policy interpretation.
 Conduct periodic audits of departmental satellite files to ensure completeness and accuracy.
 Administer unemployment claims and related appeals as well as employment verifications to
ensure accuracy and compliance.
 Oversee the maintenance of all active employee files, and ensure all terminated files are
purged in accordance with law.
 Foster a sense of teamwork and collaboration within the department by demonstrating
respect for others’ judgment and capabilities; give praise/recognition to those who earn it.
 Assist in the coordination of “All Staff Meetings.”
 Provide primary backup to the Tribal Benefits Specialist.
 Administer random and reasonable suspicion drug testing as needed for each entity.
 Assist the Director in all areas as needed.
 Maintain appearance standards and good attendance record as outlined in departmental
policies.
 Other duties as directed by management.
LEVEL OF AUTHORITY & RESTRICTIONS
 Supervise Human Resource Department staff.
 Interact with Tribal Attorney as needed.
PHYSICAL & MENTAL DEMANDS
 Must be willing to travel out of town as needed.
 Must be able to work in a high stress atmosphere.
 Must be able to work in a fast paced environment where teamwork is essential.
WORKING CONDITIONS & ENVIRONMENT
 Must be able to work in a smoke-filled environment.
 Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, holidays & special events as needed.
 Moderate noise level with frequent interruptions and distractions.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
 Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management; Organizational Behavior or Develop-
ment; Business; Public Administration; or other job related course of study; and two years’
of Human Resource discipline professional-level experience, related to the position, OR
 Valid Certification as a Professional in Human Resource by a Human Resource
Certification Institute, and three years’ Human Resource discipline professional-level
experience related to the position, OR
 Ten years’ Human Resource discipline professional-level experience, related to the
position.
 Three years’ supervisory and managerial experience with a staff of 3 or more full time
employees.
 Government experience will be preferred.
 Read, write & speak English fluently.
 Working knowledge of word processing software, including excel and graphics programs.
 Evidence of practice of a high level of confidentiality.
 Ability to deal with diversified work force.
 Must obtain and maintain proper certification to administer Pre-Employment and Random
Drug Tests.
 Must have valid driver’s license, adequate transportation, and eligibility to operate GSA
vehicles required.

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 This position is subject to pre-employment drug testing. Must maintain level of conduct
suitable for background requirements.
 This is a covered position which requires background check including fingerprinting.
 Must have employment eligibility in the U.S.
 Indian preference will be observed in the hiring process.
HOURS
 40 hours per week.
 Generally Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm with possible occasional evening and
weekend work.
JOB LOCATION
Department of Human Resources
5647 Hwy 126
Florence, Oregon 97439

Apply online @ www.ctclusi.org
Open until filled

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR- OCF

OREGON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, THE, PORTLAND, EUGENE, BEND

JOB – NON-PROFIT

CLOSE DATE: 12/18/2018

Background:

Since 1973 The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) has pursued a mission to improve lives for all Oregonians through the power of philanthropy. We work with individuals, families, businesses and organizations to create charitable funds that support the community causes they care about. These funds support the critical work that nonprofits are doing across Oregon. We have 89 staff and headquarters in Portland, with regional offices in Bend, Eugene, Salem, and Medford, Oregon.

Opportunity:

We have an opening for a full-time Community Engagement Coordinator for GO Kids to work with community volunteers and steering committees supporting GO Kids, an arts and education project of OCF. GO Kids is a new volunteer-powered project at OCF that will engage community volunteers in identifying and strengthening local efforts to close the opportunity gap for Oregon’s kids of color, low-income and rural kids. This position reports to the Vice President of Grants and Programs. This position is funded for three years and may be based in Portland, Bend, or Eugene, depending on the candidate. Some travel is required to other parts of the state.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

GO Kids Volunteer Coordination
Serve as a liaison for GO Kids steering committees and advocates, in collaboration with Community Engagement Officer and Community 101 & Community Engagement Coordinator
Write, coordinate and maintain regular communication with OCF volunteers and community members in person, by phone and email, and via online tools and OCF’s website
Co-design and coordinate steering committee meetings, including communications, meeting materials, action items for follow-up and meeting notes
Develop and update reference/tool kits for GO Kids volunteers
Develop and facilitate training sessions in effective community engagement, the opportunity gap, using an equity lens for decision-making
Interview and screen prospective volunteers; give volunteer orientation to OCF
Document volunteer engagement for retention and reporting
Support Community Engagement Officer in recruitment, communication with and support for participating volunteers

Communication
Write, coordinate, and maintain GO Kids project updates for the public, potential donors and partners, in collaboration with OCF communications staff
Adhere to OCF brand and communication standards
Support reporting to illustrate and monitor community engagement program activities
Update volunteer publications as required to reflect current OCF program policies and procedures

Community Engagement
Build and develop partnerships with funders and potential grant applicants, in collaboration with OCF donor relations, development and grants & programs staff
Make presentations at meetings and community events
Assist with outreach events
Respond to inquiries and information requests

Research
Develop knowledge and expertise about organizations, people and issues to help carry out OCF GO Kids priorities, with a focus on low-income families, children of color and rural children.
Conduct fact finding and research related to local efforts to close the opportunity gap; facilitate volunteer participation in research in collaboration with research staff

Candidates are required to have the following:
Four years’ experience in non-profit organization, to include experience in fundraising, grantmaking or education.
Two years’ volunteer management and project management experience.
Experience, skills, and passion for furthering equity, diversity and inclusion; relationship focused
Strong communicator verbally and in writing,
Ability to relate well with nonprofit and local government leaders, philanthropies, advocates and community members in general in groups or individually; commitment to collaboration,
Bachelor’s degree in education or relevant field. In lieu of a degree, equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Strong organization and time management skills. Able to prioritize work with competing deadlines.
Adept at use of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Power Point; facile internet user; experience working with a database and generating reports.
Possess cultural agility skills necessary to work effectively with diverse people, teams and communities,
Possess good problem solving and analysis skills, able to synthesize information gathered from several sources,
Comfortable with ambiguity, complexity and independence.
Valid state-issued driver’s license; able to travel extensively in Oregon for several days at a time.

Compensation and Benefits:

The salary for this position starts at $49,500, depending on experience. OCF offers an excellent benefit package with generous paid time off, choice of medical and dental plans, vision, outstanding 401k retirement plan, cell phone stipend, commuter and healthcare savings accounts, employer paid disability and life. Our employees have access to an Employee Assistance Plan, paid volunteer leave, professional development opportunities, and a 35-hour work week.

To Apply:

The Oregon Community Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We strive to build a diverse workforce to promote effective work in partnership with all communities and population groups in Oregon. We welcome a diverse pool of qualified applicants.

We are accepting resumes until December 18th. To apply, provide a cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements of this position and include your resume. Go to https://www.oregoncf.org/explore-ocf/careers to get started and learn more about us and to apply for this new position

Complete details: https://www.oregoncf.org/explore-ocf/careers

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION EXTERNAL COORDINATOR- Oregon State Bar

OREGON STATE BAR, TIGARD, OR

JOB – LAW

CLOSE DATE: 12/31/2018

The Oregon State Bar (OSB) regulates the practice of law in Oregon and provides a variety of services to its members and the public.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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We are looking for someone to provide external support for the Director of Diversity & Inclusion (Director) and the department and serve as a representative and liaison on behalf of the department to external stakeholders who currently partner with the Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Department.
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Essential Duties include the following:

• Promotes and advertises D&I’s ongoing diversity and partnership programs, and diversity events to external stakeholders.
• Develops, coordinates, and refines department procedures to effectively plan and administer the pipeline, employment, scholarship, and mentorship programs.
• Works with the Director, Advisory Committee on Diversity & Inclusion (ACDI), and other external stakeholders in developing, planning, and implementing new programs and events that help achieve the OSB’s diversity goals.
• Plans, coordinates, and participates in other events, on and off site as assigned to include assisting with transporting supplies and equipment, set up, and breakdown of events.
• Informs and provides resources to students, recent law graduates, new attorneys, and attorneys in transition regarding law school, the bar exam, job search strategies, career options, and related resources.
• Participates as a mentor in formal mentorship programs with outside organizations, and develops informal mentorship relationships with prospective law students, current law students, law school graduates, and new attorneys.
• Maintains D&I’s positive existing relationships with Oregon colleges and law schools, students and student groups, specialty bar associations, OSB sections and committees, and diverse community organizations. Collaborates with these groups to develop or coordinate partnership programs related to diversity.
• Attends after-hours networking, meeting, fundraising, and other diversity-related events as a representative of the OSB.
• Gives presentations to law school groups, legal employers, students in the law school pipeline, and others regarding OSB diversity programs and initiatives.
• Collaborates with the Director and the national network of bar association diversity professionals to share resources and best practices. Assists with strategies for sourcing and retaining diverse employees for employers in the legal field.
• Participates in ongoing training and development to identify best practices and enhance cultural competency.
• Works to oversee preparation and distribution of informational and marketing materials. Composes correspondence, reports, letters, memoranda, publications, and pamphlets. Produces department newsletter for D&I stakeholders and constituents.
• Models behavior that values diversity and incorporates inclusive and culturally competent practices.

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Candidates may have any satisfactory equivalent combination of the following experience & training that ensures the ability to perform the work.

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university. JD degree required and licensed to practice law preferred. Two years of experience in the programming aspects of diversity and inclusion, affirmative action, and access and equity events. Experience with integration and orientation programming for minority, historically underrepresented, and low socio-economic populations desired.
• Experience making presentations and conducting training addressing diversity and inclusion to small and large groups.
• Experience with data analysis, program assessment, and performance measurements and evaluation.
• Experience working directly with diverse individuals and constituents. Experience working with students in an education environment preferred.
• Experience with office record-keeping and reporting systems, financial record-keeping systems, and administrative organization methods. Experience with bookkeeping, or budget preparation and management.
• Knowledge of law school requirements, success strategies for passing the bar exam, and career opportunities for lawyers.
• Experience with event planning and conference management preferred.
• Demonstrated passion for and commitment to diversity and inclusion preferably in the legal field.
• Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access. Experience with database management programs.

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For this salary range, the minimum is $28.44 per hour. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.

Send resume with a cover letter to Director of Human Resources, Attention: EC, Oregon State Bar, P. O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281. Fax to 503-598-6985 or e-mail to hr@osbar.org.

Complete details: https://www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html#EC

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Ecotrust is hiring: Director of Food Equity — apply by December 3

Position Title: Director of Food Equity @ Ecotrust

Location: Portland, OR (or remotely from Seattle, WA)
Application Deadline: 
December 3, 2018

Anticipated Start Date: February 11, 2018

Salary Range: $75,000 – $90,000 DOE

Ecotrust seeks a new core member of our Food & Farms team to develop and drive forward food equity initiatives, manage our farm to institution body of work, develop staff, and oversee team operations. Joining the team at a time of transition and opportunity, the Director of Food Equity will report to and work hand in hand with the Vice President of Food & Farms to shape the strategic vision for the future of our food work, bringing fresh eyes to our farm to institution initiatives, and leading the program team in visioning and executing a stronger racial equity impact. The Director of Food Equity will be responsible for the operational success of the Food & Farms program, setting the vision and tone for team culture, management, and development, providing leadership around issues of food justice and access, stewarding programmatic resources, and ensuring strong program delivery and evaluation.

This is a full-time position covering the Pacific Northwest, based out of Portland or remotely from Seattle, and requires moderate travel. Read more about the position and how to apply here.