Job Details

Learning and Organization Development Coordinator

Home Forward, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 02/25/2019

Home Forward's mission is to assure that the people of the community are sheltered. Home Forward promotes, operates and develops affordable housing that engenders stability, self-sufficiency, self-respect and pride in its residents and represents a long-term community asset. Home Forward is a community leader in creating public commitment, policy and funding to preserve and develop affordable housing.

To learn more about Home Forward, please visit our website at

Position Summary:
The Learning and Organizational Development Coordinator supports Home Forward's strategic and operational objectives in the following way: Drives cultural transformation through investment in our people. Plan, create, deliver, and provide oversight for agency learning, professional development and training opportunities to support employee and organizational performance, engage staff and develop employees. Provide coaching, facilitation, team development, process re-engineering and organization development services in partnership with agency leaders to implement strategic and organization improvement initiatives; provide assessment and evaluation services to individuals, supervisors and departments to determine learning and/or organization development needs; assist in the design, creation and implementation of a competency based supervisory and leadership development and training program; perform ongoing analysis of current and future learning and organization development plans and programs; design and develop original content or direct the work of consultants hired to provide learning and development opportunities.
In this context, the incumbent in this position will collaborate with others at all levels of the organization and with external stakeholders in the consideration of significant goals, concepts, initiatives, and other activities that profoundly affect Home Forward, its employees, and the people that it serves.

This opening is stationed at our main facility located in downtown Portland at: 135 SW Ash Street Portland, OR 97204
Please note: The Learning and Organizational Development Coordinator may be required to travel.
This position is represented by AFSCME Local 3135 and is set to close Monday, February 25th, 2019. For best consideration, apply early!!

The ideal candidate will have Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in instructional design, education, psychology or a related field. Alternative education and experience qualifications welcome; Three years of increasingly responsible experience creating, assessing, managing, coordinating and delivering a variety of multimodal, complex leaning and development programming in an employer setting.

In addition to competitive wages, some of the many benefits Home Forward employees enjoy include:
Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)
Participation in Home Forward's 457 Deferred Compensation plan
Flex benefits plans
Public transit discounts
Paid parental leave
Tuition reimbursement
The option of two health insurance plans
Vision and dental insurance benefits
Generous vacation and sick leave time

To Apply:
To review the full job description and to apply, please visit our website. This position will be open until a satisfactory number of qualified applications are received. For best consideration, apply early!

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