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Strategic Director of Tribal Initiatives, Operations and Policy Analyst 4

Company: State of Oregon
Location: Salem
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Initial Posting Date: 08/02/2022Application Deadline:/Agency:Department of Human ServicesSalary Range:6930.00 - 9541.00Position Type:EmployeePosition Title:Strategic Director of Tribal Initiatives, Operations and Policy Analyst 4Job Description:Opportunity awaits! - Apply today!We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background.Quote"I work for the Oregon Department of Human Services to help transform how the agency serves American Indian/Alaska Native peoples. Right now we have a real window of opportunity for systems change but we need more Tribal representation throughout our agency to carry this momentum into the future" - - Adam BecentiABOUT Tribal Affairs Unit: The Tribal Affairs Unit within the ODHS Director's Office is a team committed to all Oregon Tribal communities thriving mentally, physically, spiritually, and emotionally. Tribal Affairs works with all five ODHS agencies to create and provide Tribally appropriate programming, services, policies, and support. Through Tribal consultation with Oregon's Nine Federally Recognized Tribes, ODHS ensures programming, services, and policies meet the needs of Oregon Tribal communities.Tribal Affairs Credo - Raising the level of health and wellness of all Oregon Tribal communities/nations through elevating Tribal voice, sovereignty, and culture.Tribal Affairs Mission

  • Collaborate and partner with Tribal communities
  • Offer and develop Tribally appropriate training, practice, and policy
  • Respect, build, and maintain relationships
  • Inform and provide awareness of Tribal affairs
  • Mediate and resolve challenges through flexible consultation and a strengths-based approachTribal Affairs websiteWANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT JOINING THE TRIBAL AFFAIRS TEAM?The Human Resources Team at the Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) is hosting a virtual Tribal Affairs Information Session, Tuesday, August 16, 2022, from noon to 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the Strategic Director of Tribal Initiatives position. You'll learn about the position and the role it will play within the Office of Tribal Affairs and ODHS programs.Speak with a recruiter who can help you apply, the Director of Tribal Affairs, and other members of the Tribal Affairs Team.Topic: - Tribal Affairs Information SessionTime: - -Tuesday, August 16, 2022, from noon to 1:00 p.m. PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)Join ZoomGov Meeting - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Meeting ID: 161 211 5917Passcode: 959117One tap mobile+16692545252,,1612115917# US (San Jose)+16468287666,,1612115917# US (New York)Dial by your location - - - - - - - +1 669 254 5252 US (San Jose) - - - - - - - +1 646 828 7666 US (New York)Meeting ID: 161 211 5917Find your local number: Join by SIPJoin by H.323161.199.138.10 (US West)161.199.136.10 (US East)Meeting ID: 161 211 5917Passcode: 959117The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) Office of Tribal Affairs is seeking a Strategic Director of Tribal Initiatives. In this position, you will advise the Director of Tribal Affairs on strategies for advancing Tribal sovereignty, developing, and expanding government to government relationships with the Nine Federally Recognized Tribes of Oregon in addition to out-of-state Tribes, provide expertise on policy/program development and implementation, and support other initiatives aligning with the vision/mission of the Tribal Affairs Unit in the ODHS Director's Office. -To be an effective Strategic Director of Tribal Initiatives, you will have experience with American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes especially the Nine Tribes of Oregon. Experience making decisions in concert with members of Tribal Affairs Unit that further or embody the mission, vision, or values of the team. Experience making decisions and recommendations on development of programs and policies affecting ODHS and the Nine Oregon Federally Recognized Tribes. Decisions include types of changes that need to be made in agreements between ODHS and Tribal Nations, who to include in work groups on Tribal issues, and what type of training to provide to ODHS staff to help them better understand and serve Tribal Nations.As the Strategic Director of Tribal Initiatives, you will be responsible for strengthening relationships by building trust, identifying, and working to address systemic issues inherent with proposed legislation, evaluating the effectiveness of ODHS policy, administrative rules, program performance, service delivery and statewide outcomes. This position will work directly with the Tribal Affairs Director in setting the strategic direction, priorities, goals, performance, and objectives of the Tribal Affairs Unit. They will directly support developing, planning, and prepare short/long-term strategic objectives that integrate the mission, vision, and high-level goals of the agency. Through policy implementation, evaluation, and direction they will align the Tribal Affairs team with the ODHS Equity North Star in becoming an anti-racist agency.Effective candidates will possess the following essential attributes: -Please be sure to clearly describe how you meet these attributes within your cover letter. These attributes will be used to determine which candidates will be selected to move forward in the process.
    • Experience serving American Indian/Alaska Native Tribal Nations and communities
    • Ability to plan, create, and implement strategic plans/initiatives/priorities
    • Ability to coordinate and collaborate with multiple partners both internally and externally to Oregon Department of Human Services
    • Experience in strengthening, organizing, and managing a team performance
    • Ability to make critical decisions that positivity impact Tribal Affairs, Tribal Partnerships, and ODHS ProgrammingWhat you need to qualify:This announcement will remain open until filled. The initial application screening process will be every 2 weeks. We reserve the right to close this position should a satisfactory number of qualified candidates apply. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application materials without delay in applying!
      • A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science, Social Work, Ethnic Studies, Women Studies, Organizational Development, Diversity Management, or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and essential attributes; AND five years professional-level evaluative, analytical, and planning work related to American Indian/Alaska Native Tribal Nations, OR;
      • Any combination of experience and education equivalent to eight years of professional-level evaluative, analytical, and planning work related to American Indian/Alaska Native Tribal Nations.
      • Master's degree is Preferred
      • Preference will be given to candidates who have documented and demonstrable experience working with Tribal populations and communities.
      • Resume & Cover letter are required. The cover letter should be no longer than 1 pages and clearly describes how you meet the Essential Attributes listed above. Failure to submit the required resume and cover letter may remove your application from consideration. If you need an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to participate in the application or selection process, please contact our ADA Office at .Studies have shown that women, non-binary people, and Black, Indigenous, and other people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and the candidate may come from a less traditional background, we encourage you to apply.Working Conditions:Extended work hours. On call after-hours and on weekends. Must be accessible by phone at all times. Frequent overnight travel and travel to all Oregon counties expected. Telework or alternative work location will be considered in filling this position. - The ability to report to Salem is required when training, business or operational needs are dependent on onsite activities.Benefits to working at ODHS
        • Find connections through an Employee Resource Groups (ERGs); officially chartered group organized around shared cultural identity(ies) to support historically underrepresented ODHS employees. - -
        • Grow your career through, free leadership training, ample career pathways, and committee participation opportunities. - -
        • Enjoy work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, remote work options, and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-coverage , and a competitive . -
        • To learn more about our agency, .
        • Considering a move to Oregon? Check out what living, working, and playing in .About ODHSThe Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQIA2S+community members, and others to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.--- -At ODHS, we strive to develop a qualified workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve. It is our belief we can achieve this through our devotion and commitment to action for anti-racism and racial equity to build and sustain an agency that truly carries itself with the core values of integrity, stewardship, responsibility, respect, professionalism, innovation, and service equity. We foster environments and teams where we all feel safe, valued, supported, strengthened, and engaged in our personal growth and the agency's growth.---Equity is foundational to our role as a human services agency, and we are committed to integrating equity into all we do. The has four points that explain the agency's goals related to equity, inclusion, and racial justice.------Additional Requirements:Successful candidates for this position will be subject to a computerized criminal history and abuse check. - Adverse background information will be reviewed and could result in withdrawal of a conditional job offer or termination of employment. -The Oregon Department of Human Services does not offer visa sponsorship. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. ODHS will use E-Verify to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States. -How to apply:***If you are a current State of Oregon employee, you must apply through your External Applicants: Click on the "Apply" button and submit your application. View this for help.Internal Applicants (this includes Current State of Oregon employees): Apply via your employee Workday account. View this for help.
          • You must attach a copy of your resume and/or complete the Workday Profile so we can verify your qualifications for this position.
          • Resume & Cover letter are required. The cover letter should be no longer than 1 page and clearly describes how you meet the Essential Attributes listed above. Failure to submit the required resume and cover letter may remove your application from consideration.
          • After you submit your application, be sure to respond to the public records request (PRR) authorization and gender identity question. This screen will come after you submit and will complete the process. If you are an employee, the tasks will come to your Workday inbox.
          • If you are a veteran, the task to claim preference will come after the PRR and gender identity tasks.
          • Veterans - For privacy reasons, please do not attach your DD214/DD215/civil service preference letter to your application or combine it with any other required document attachments. We will ask you for your documents later in the process. - (Please see below in Helpful Information). for a guide on how to upload your documents.Additional Information:
            • This position is a Management Service Supervisory and is not represented by a union.
            • This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.
            • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. - Applicants who require VISA sponsorship will not be considered at this time.
            • IMPORTANT: Please monitor your Workday account as all communications will be sent there.
            • The salary listed is the non-PERS qualifying salary range. If the successful candidate is PERS qualifying, the salary range will reflect the additional 6.95%. Please review the page for more details, or you may for information on Pay Equity.
            • For questions about the job duties or application process, please contact . Please be sure to include the job requisition number.We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.

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