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Executive Director, Office of Community Involvement

Multnomah County, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 02/12/2017

Multnomah County is seeking an Executive Director to manage the Office of Community Involvement. For more information and to apply online please visit our website #9400-42 Executive Director, Office of Community Involvement

This role will:
Facilitate Community Involvement Committee (CIC) meetings, activities and processes.
Provide strategic advice, expert consultation, and tactical recommendations to County leadership on issues regarding civic involvement and engagement.
Provide oversight and management of highly visible special projects and County initiatives focused on engagement and community / volunteer involvement.
Partner with the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) and County departments in implementing good civic involvement practices.
Plan, prepare, and execute collaborative focus groups, public input, and civic engagement / volunteer events.
Convey the perspective and point of view of the community directly to County government elected officials and departments.
Represent the CIC at meetings, serve as the CIC liaison to elected officials and other committees, organizations and community groups.
Oversee the CIC recruitment and screening of applicants for appointments to committees, boards, and commissions.
Serve as the Community Budget Advisory Committee (CBAC) principal advisor in the area of budget setting and planning, with a focus toward efficiency, sustainability and cost containment.
Establish constructive working relationships with internal and external partners and stakeholders such as: Commissioners, executive staff, managers, volunteers and line staff.
Be responsible with monitoring project tasks, scopes and milestones, ensuring individual contributors are meeting deadlines and timeframes.
Champion and create avenues to bring the public's perspective into decisions before policies are established and set.
Develop strategies to remove barriers to those participating in CIC and County activities.
Deepen and refine all aspects of internal and external communications.

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