Job Details

Manager of Workforce Planning & Development

Clackamas County, Oregon City, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 02/24/2020

This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Monday, February 24, 2020.

Annual Pay Range: $95,420.71 - $128,817.57
Hourly Page Range: $45.875342 - $61.931523
Starting salaries will be within the posted pay range based on job-related factors such as experience, training and/or education.

In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.
This is a full time non-represented group 2 County position.


Clackamas County Department of Human Resources (HR) is looking for a forward thinking and dynamic professional to join the Human Resources Management Team as the Sr. Manager of Workforce Planning and Development.
The Department of HR provides County-wide training and learning programs to over 2,000 employees, both represented and non-represented. This position will report directly to the Director of Human Resources and have direct and indirect supervisory responsibilities.
The purpose of the Workforce Planning and Development (WP&D) program is to provide workforce planning, support for supervisors, and learning and development services to the County and County Departments so they can anticipate and respond to the County’s current and future workforce needs.
WP&D supports the County through strategic workforce planning, training and development and supporting Supervisors with an innovative performance management program. The core of the work is insuring a prepared workforce as we move forward.
The WP&D Manager provides coaching, facilitation, program design and delivery. It is important that the WP&D Manager build strong relationships at all levels in the organization. This position provides support and counsel to our County Administrator, elected officials, Departments and individual employees. It is expected that the person in this role will be current in the fields of organization development, learning technologies, instructional design and talent development. It will be important to develop knowledge of the Counties business practices.
• Proven success with building trust and establish positive working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the organization
• Program and project planning, design and development
• Facilitation: Creating collaborative relationships, planning appropriate group processes & guiding groups to successful outcomes, creating & sustaining a participatory environment, maintaining highest level of professional knowledge, and model positive professional attitude
• Strong verbal and written communications
• Theory and knowledge of supervision and how to develop leaders
• Consulting and diagnosis of work group or organizational development needs
• Marketing of programs
• Thrive in a fast-paced, evolving environment
• Strong customer service and quality focus
The most competitive candidates will be adept at leading change and change management with a vision for innovation and improvement, having a strong leadership presence. They will possess strong skills in organizational development and management skills, have outstanding listening skills and possess the ability to have complex conversations within work groups, teams & the classroom.
Successful candidates will be skillful at instructional design, course and program development and implementation. Content will focus on Countywide interests such as supervisory/management training, leadership development, communications, and professional development of workgroups. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in workforce planning and skilled development programs and demonstrate all the core competencies of this position.
Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
• Advanced working knowledge of principles, practices and methodology of adult learning and instructional design with an understanding of learning technologies.
• Experience in providing advice, consultation and assistance to a wide audience (executives, managers, and employees) regarding organization and individual learning and development matters
• Advanced working knowledge and experience with the application of organizational development principles and practices to establish, implement and manager organization-wide Organizational Development (OD) initiatives to meet strategic business objectives
• Facilitation and teambuilding experience working with work groups to resolve work problems and conflict and or other issues to accomplish work business objectives
• Ability to provide strategic direction for workforce development program, identifying new business opportunities and executing marketing plans
• Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
• Outstanding customer service skills and a positive, professional attitude
• Demonstrated ability to appropriately prioritize, manage, and complete multiple projects and assignments
• Budget oversight or management experience (as it relates to costing programs)
• Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment as well as independently with minimal direction
• Identify, establish, cultivate partnerships that increase and enhances the County’s learning and workforce development initiatives
• Driving may be necessary for County business. For position(s) with occasional/incidental driving, incumbents must possess a valid driver's license. Accommodation requests for an acceptable alternative method of transportation will be reviewed on an individual basis in compliance with State and Federal legislation. For position(s) with regular driving, incumbent(s) must also possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. Learn more about the County's driving policy

*For Veterans qualified for Veteran’s Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.


This position is included in the County’s alternate workweek program, working 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Thursday (Fridays off). Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.


Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 400,000 citizens.

As an internal service department, the Department of Human Resources (HR) provides consultative services and the infrastructure that sustains County department customers. HR acts as a strategic partner to provide comprehensive, timely and progressive employment practices and services to support the departments' missions, which are carried out by County employees.
The Department of HR consists of eight primary program areas - Office of the Director/Administrative Services, Workforce Data Management, Recruitment and Selection, Classification and Compensation, Benefits and Wellness, Workforce Development and Planning, Risk Management and Safety, Employee and Labor Relations.
The Mission of the Department of Human Resources (HR) is to provide employment services, benefits and wellness, risk management and workforce planning to County Departments and Agencies so they can have the resources they need to provide high quality services and achieve their strategic results.


Clackamas County only accepts online applications.
A Cover Letter and Resume are required. Your cover letter should include your experience as well as how you meet the core competencies of this position (outlined in the Job Introduction).
The selection process will include a first round panel interview, mock presentation/training and final interview. The top candidates from the first round will be invited back to present a small training/presentation and then the final round.

Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.
Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.

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