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Early Learning Council Administrator and Rules Coordinator

Oregon Department of Education, Salem, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 05/27/2019

Early Learning Council Administrator and Rules Coordinator
Salary Range: $4,853 - $7,106
Application Deadline: 05/27/2019
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As the Early Learning Council Administrator and Rules Coordinator, you will lead the Division’s rule promulgation process with a focus on stakeholder engagement, as well as to serve as the primarily ELD staff support the Early Learning Council, including developing agendas, meeting materials, and other supporting materials for the Council.

Duties may include:

Division work with Legislature – Work with policy team to develop and support legislative and budget proposals for the Early Learning Division to address the division’s policy and statutory needs. Monitor federal or state legislation and regulation and identify impacts on Early Learning Division; plan needed changes in operations and procedures. Research and prepare background information on legislative proposals, including basic data analysis.

Early Learning Council Administration, Coordination & Engagement – Provide on-site staffing support for ELC meetings and committee meetings, including pre-meeting coordination, agenda development, with staff and on-site technical support. Prepare rule materials to facilitate discussion and adoption. Coordinate and plan community engagement with ELD colleagues & local Hub contacts, including community forums and local stakeholder engagement opportunities. Assemble and distribute all meetings materials in coordination with the policy team. Create and distribute Public Meeting Notices in accordance with Oregon Public Records and Meetings Law. Update website with upcoming meeting information and materials.

Administrative Rule Promulgation & Coordination – Implement revised administrative rules process to ensure timely adoption of policies and rules in coordination with Policy Team and Early Learning Council. Give guidance to internal units on how to align policies and practices with state and federal rules and guidelines. Coordinate periodic review of existing administrative rules and regulations; evaluate for alignment with current policy strategies. Recommend and formulate plans to change policy direction based on results of research. Coordinate the ELC rules advisory committee(s) administrative rule development and promulgation. Distribute draft administrative rules according to the Administrative Procedures Act. Lead program staff through rule writing and revision as appropriate.

Working Conditions

This position requires occasional travel throughout Oregon and possibly out of state to attend education initiative meetings and public events. Occasional attendance at meetings before and after regular working hours and on weekend will be required. Represent the agency at meetings with board members, legislators and legislative staff, stakeholders and partners, the Department of Administrative Services, Early Learning Council and the public.

Commitment to Equity - In addition to the cultivation of equitable practices across all aspects of your position description: a. Learn and apply knowledge and skills to interrupt systemic oppression; b. participate and engage in efforts to further Early Learning Division wide efforts to develop and implement the Equity Breakthrough Team work plans; and c. have knowledge of and apply tools, such as the Equity Lens, Culturally Responsive Community Engagement tool, etc., to all the work to ensure that the shared vision and mission of the Early Learning Division is clearly articulated in all the work produced.

What’s in it for you!

You will have the opportunity to work with passionate colleagues and impact the lives of children and families statewide. We offer full medical, vision, and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave, and 10 paid holidays a year. If you have a desire to make a difference in the lives of Oregonians, apply today!

What we are looking for:

A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any related degree; and four years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work; OR any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years of experience that includes professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.
Knowledge of early learning policy.
Knowledge of state legislative process.
Knowledge of rule-making process.
Knowledge of statewide budget process, policy and practices.
Knowledge of policy analysis and decision making.
Knowledge of federal legislative process.
Ability to provide fiscal analysis of policy.
Knowledge of board administration.

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