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Washington County Community Engagement Manager
Do you believe that public involvement leads to better decision-making? Do you have experience leading and managing community engagement processes? If so, this position is for you. Come Lead with Us by joining our County Administrative Office as the Community Engagement Manager!
Reporting directly to the Deputy County Administrator, you will manage staff that supports the county-wide Community Participation Organizations (CPOs). Critical responsibilities of this position include: providing county departments’ staff with public involvement best practices and resources, collaborating with jurisdictional partners, developing and enhancing engagement with historically under-represented communities, and leading integration of online engagement approaches. In addition you will collaborate with non-profits and educational institutions to expand awareness and engagement opportunities.
This position leads programs and activities that meet Washington County’s community engagement goals. You will be responsible for managing the program budget, contracting vendors, and entering into agreements with partnering agencies and organizations. In addition, you will be a County liaison to other local, regional and state public involvement efforts such as Metro and the Oregon State Citizen Involvement Advisory Committee (CIAC). Participation in regional and national public involvement organizations also is encouraged (such as the International Association for Public Participation – IAP2) to stay current with best practices in the field.
Education and Experience
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business administration, urban studies, political science, or a related field; AND
Five (5) or more years of increasingly responsible experience in local government or equivalent which includes two (2) years of staff supervision/management, and two (2) years of performing in a professional community engagement role.
Master’s Degree preferred.
Pay Range: $97,222.80 – $118,144.56
Application Period Ends: 6/17/18 at 11:59 p.m. Interested applicants must submit a completed Washington County employment application with a cover letter, comprehensive resume, and professional references attached to the electronic application.
We offer a collaborative culture, work-life balance, and a comprehensive benefits package. Working within our local government agency provides daily opportunities to serve, build and sustain communities now and into the future. Washington County is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce representing the rich diversity in our region. Women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
For more detailed information on this position and to apply on-line, please visit our jobs page at http://www.washcojobs.org.
Restorative Justice Specialist
Resolve is hiring three Restorative Justice Specialists this summer!
The Restorative Justice Specialist is a direct service position for an energetic professional interested in delivering and developing restorative justice services and programming.
The Restorative Justice Specialist will work as part of a team to provide training, consultation, and service delivery to support the implementation and application of restorative justice within school, criminal justice, and community settings. This position will be responsible for providing direct service to those who have been impacted by crime or wrongdoing, including offenders, victims, families, school staff, community members and other key stakeholders.
Please apply by June 17, 2018 for priority consideration. Learn more and apply here.