Job Details

Deputy DCA and Business Services Division Director

Multnomah County, Southeast Portland

Job - Government

Close Date: 11/17/2019

To for more information and to apply, please visit

Pay Range: $ 100,389.34 - $160,622.50

You are an inspirational leader who values diversity, equity and creating a workplace where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. You believe in delivering top notch customer service regardless of who your customer is and look for ways to connect, have conversations and create choices and options. You want to ensure that the Department of County Assets (DCA) and Multnomah County are good stewards of taxpayer dollars and can be resourceful and creative in budgeting and procurement processes. You value creating meaningful relationships at work with managers, staff and your customers. You want to use your business experience and expertise to do work that matters!

If so, you may have an interest in our position, and we are looking for a Deputy Director for the Department of County Assets (DCA)!

As the Deputy DCA and Business Services Division Director you will:
-Work with the Department Senior Management Team on the implementation of strategies to support organizational challenges and change
-Provide oversight and policy direction for Department fiscal systems development/planning
-Lead, coordinate and participate in the development of departmental work plans, goals and objectives
-Collaborate, advise and support the Director and Department senior leadership on budgetary and financial policy issues
-Support daily operations of the DCA Business Services Division by managing and/or coordinating financial and operation activities carried out by the division
-Provide for the monitoring, analysis and reporting of the Department's financial well being
-Represent DCA in identified countywide committees, including working with external partnering organizations.

A successful candidate would possess the following competencies:

-Promoting Equity: You cultivate a work environment that values truth-telling, courage and vulnerability, space to think and reflect, community-mindedness, shared power, hope, and openness to difficult conversations.
-Leadership: You demonstrate understanding of the culture, political nature and interpersonal relationships that drive success at the County.
-Creativity and Leadership: You seek, advocate for, and implement improved methods, systems and approaches to meet changing organizational needs.
-Acting with Integrity: You act in a manner that is consistently truthful, reliable, trustworthy and transparent in words and actions.
-Outcomes Oriented: You strive to fulfill commitments and responsibilities and hold yourself accountable for successful outcomes.

About Us: The Department of County Assets (DCA) includes two large divisions that provide internal services and infrastructure. The Facilities and Property Management Division is responsible for over 3.5M square feet of owned and leased space in over 140 locations throughout the County. The Information Technology Division is responsible for ensuring that technology solutions are identified, designed, built, and supported to allow the delivery of services to the public using digital capabilities. DCA embraces innovation and collaboration and relies on many talented employees for success. The department coordinates use of the tools and infrastructure county employees and programs need to provide community services efficiently and effectively. In addition to the two large divisions, programs within this department include Fleet, Distribution, Motor Pool, Procurement and Contracting, Strategic Sourcing, and Records and Archives. The Deputy Director will oversee and lead the new Business Services Division made up of the functions performed by the Fleet, Motor Pool, Distribution, Accounting, Accounts Payable and Operations, Strategic Sourcing, Procurement and Contracting, Finance, Records and Archives, and Budget units.

To Qualify
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant.

Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills:

-Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, public administration, or related field
-At least three (3) to six (6) years of relevant working experience demonstrating the ability to perform the duties of the position, with at least three (3) years in a leadership role
-Must pass a criminal background check

Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.

-Demonstrated significant fiscal responsibility in a complex organization managing budgets
-Proven experience leading management teams as a manager-of-managers
-Experience in change management and innovation

Screening and Evaluation
The Application Packet:

-A completed online application.
-An uploaded resume covering relevant experience and education. Please be sure your resume includes the following for each employer: name of employer, location, dates of employment, your title, a brief summary of your responsibilities, the number of employees under your supervision.
-An uploaded cover letter that expands on your resume, addresses why you are interested in this position and demonstrates how your experience and skill set align with the minimum and preferred qualifications listed.

Note: The application, resume and cover letter should demonstrate your work experience/skills and how it is related to those shown in the Overview and To Qualify sections of the job announcement. Please be thorough, as these materials will be scored and determine your eligibility for an interview.

The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:

-Initial review of minimum qualifications: We may do an additional preferred review and/or send out additional supplemental questions to identify those highest qualified.
-Consideration of top candidates: We will consider qualified candidates in order of rank and score from the list of eligible candidates. This may include panel interview(s), a hiring interview, and/or additional testing to determine the best candidates for a position.
-Background check and reference checks: All finalists must pass a thorough a criminal records check and reference check.

This recruitment may be used to fill full-time, part-time, temporary, limited duration and on-call positions.

Type of Position: This salaried executive position is not eligible for overtime.

Location: 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214

Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm. There is some flexibility with the start and end times and a possibility of a flexible work schedule including tele-working and other arrangements.

Complete details: