This position joins the Office of Community & Civic Life at an exciting and dynamic time of change for the bureau and City. This position supervises a newly combined unit consisting of the East and North district offices within the Neighborhood Outreach and Support program. This position manages staff and programs in two physically separate offices in two geographic districts that provide service to a third of the population of Portland. These districts also represent complex socio-economic and racial/ethnic community histories in Portland with dynamic government-community relations.
This position is responsible for the integration of the East and North district offices with local communities, other Civic Life programs, and other community-development networks and initiatives representing government, business and independent sectors. This position strengthens the overall capacity of the bureau in key operational areas.
• Directs the strategic development and continuous improvement of the bureau's City-operated district offices and their integration with the bureau's five other district offices operated by non-profit contractors. This position will lead and manage the process for determining when, how and under what conditions these city-staffed offices will be returned to a community-staffed model after decades of existing in its current form. • Supports and manages a multicultural team that applies a racial and social justice analysis and delivers equitable outcomes through collective efforts.
• Oversees the East and North Office service provision to communities representing issues, neighborhoods other geographies, and identity through continuous exploration, understanding and partnership with communities in East and North Portland.
• Directs future program development, in coordination with community and local business partners, to meet the mission of serving all community members, especially those historically not well-served by government or through these offices.
• Develop and administer budget for the two district offices, monitor budget efficiencies and performance, and track annual and multi-year revenue/expenses.
• Work with the director and leadership team to implement the bureau's strategic goals and intersectional equity efforts.
• Work with the director and leadership team to address complex community, bureau and citywide issues and goals.
• Maintain and cultivate contacts and relationships within multiple professional and community fields (city governance, program-specific areas, policy realms, community, and more).
WHY JOIN THE CITY OF PORTLAND?
The City of Portland is committed to offering medical, dental, vision, basic life, and long-term disability coverage that provides quality care, support and value to eligible employees and their family members. Additional benefits such as flexible spending accounts, supplemental life insurance, and employee assistance program coverage are available to ensure employees have the appropriate tools to safeguard themselves and their family. The City of Portland participates in PERS, the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System. For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click Benefits Information | The City of Portland, Oregon