Deadline: First review of applications will be those received by Monday, March. 5, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. local time.
Description: The Deputy Director position is complex and rewarding and functions like a Chief Operations Officer and Chief of Staff. The Deputy Director plans, oversees, organizes, and directs activities as a senior level executive reporting directly to the Executive Director. Two managers, one facilities staff, and one support staff directly report to this position, with a full team of nine employees. The Deputy Director provides strategic input on agency management and provides support in a broad array of areas. The Deputy Director helps the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and budget, and staff management. The Deputy Director represents the agency at various intergovernmental, internal staff, and stakeholder meetings, and assumes overall management of the agency, or specific parts of the agency, in the absence of the Executive Director, or at his discretion.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists Executive Director with managing the day-to-day operations of the agency.
Assists Executive Director and senior leadership in agency-wide planning on budget, strategic plans, operations and procedures.
Provide strategic administrative and managerial guidance to senior staff, Board, and Executive Director
Works cohesively and collaboratively with the Executive Director.
Represents the agency at various internal, local, Regional, State and Federal level meetings in the Executive Director's absence, or at his discretion.
Develops and maintains agency personnel policies ensuring compliance with statutory and contract requirements.
Selects, trains, evaluates, and supervises assigned managerial and non-managerial personnel as assigned.
Establishes policies, procedures, and performance standards to assure efficient and effective operation of the agency.
Assists with the administration and monitoring of the General Administration budget based on staffing and resource requirements, cost estimates, departmental objectives and goals.
Assures the provision of effective support services to the organization; oversees programs in human resources, labor relations and negotiations, facilities management, technology and other services.
Directs the resolution of inquiries, complaints, problems, or emergencies affecting the availability or quality of services. Responds to the most sensitive or complex inquiries of service complaints.
Provides innovative solutions to administrative, member jurisdiction, or other challenges in the agency
Promotes customer service and harmonious working relationships, including treating all persons courteously and respectfully.
Engages in effective team participation through willingness to assist and support co-workers, supervisors, and other work related-associations.
Develops good working relationships with division and agency staff and supervisors through active participation in accomplishing group projects and in identifying and resolving problems in a constructive manner.
Demonstrates openness when receiving constructive feedback and suggestions, in an effort to strengthen work performance.
Contributes to a positive, respectful and productive work atmosphere.
Regular attendance is required to meet the demands of this job and to provide necessary services.
Other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
Submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources describing why you are the ideal candidate for the Deputy Director position. A detailed job description is available on our website at www.ocwcog.org. Applicants who most closely match the ideal candidate profile and meet minimum requirements for the position will be interviewed. Only applicants selected for interview will be notified. Our first application screening is scheduled for Monday March 5, 2018, but we may close the announcement at any time. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
How to Apply: You may EMAIL your resume and cover letter to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line please include the position title. You will receive confirmation of receipt only if you submit via email. You may also fax your resume and cover letter to 541-967-6123.
Graduation from a four-year college or university with emphasis in business, public administration, or a related field is required of the ideal candidate. A Master’s Degree or higher in business, public administration, or a related field is preferred. He/she will have a minimum ten (10) years progressively responsible managerial experience in an administrative services field, local government, non-profit or related industry; OR, any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform the job.
Additional Salary Information: Plus a generous benefits package
Internal Number: 201805
About Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments
OCWCOG is governed by a Board of Directors, with one locally elected official, representing each member government.
As an Oregon intergovernmental entity, OCWCOG carries out a variety of local, State, and Federal programs, and can provide for, or on behalf of, its member governments any service that they are authorized to provide, such as helping businesses find appropriate capital, helping seniors and persons with disabilities plan for independent living, or coordinating local road improvement priorities. Most of its funding is provided by way of contracts to administer specific services. More information is available at OCWCOG’s website, www.OCWCOG.org.
Currently, OCWCOG employs a staff of about 160. Non-management employees are represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). OCWCOG maintains offices within each of our Counties, with the administrative staff and the majority of employees working out of the OCWCOG- owned Cascades West Center in Albany. The OCWCOG facility in Toledo is home to our Senior and Disability Services (SDS) staff that serves clients in Lincoln County. A leased space in Corvallis houses both SDS staff, Benton County Veterans Servic...es and staff that support the Corvallis Area Metropolitan Planning Organization and community and economic development.