Thirty years strong, Oregon Tradeswomen promotes success for women in the trades through education, leadership, and mentorship. We were founded in 1989 on the principles that women deserve and can attain economic self-sufficiency by pursuing careers in the construction, manufacturing, mechanical, and utility trades while helping and encouraging the trades industry to build a diverse workforce.
Mission Oregon Tradeswomen helps to transform lives by building community and economic independence through empowerment, training, career education, advocacy, and leadership development in the skilled trades.
Job Title: Pathways Program Director
The Program Director oversees and manages the Pathways to Success team to achieve outcomes for programming, including support services, placement, retention and apprenticeship readiness training. This position drives the overarching vision and direction of Pathways to Success program and is responsible for achieving strategic outcomes and meeting performance goals, which are related to the organizational strategic plan, grants and contracts. The position requires collaboration as a member of the organization’s leadership team to support agency strategic plan, staff, and foster an inclusive, equitable and productive nonprofit environment.
Staff Supervision and Support
Hire, onboard, train, support and supervise Pathways staff
Facilitate a self-managing, interdisciplinary team, with effective and empowered teamwork
Coordinate staff schedules to ensure adequate program coverage
Provide strategic support to ensure collaboration between Supportive Services and Training aspects of the Pathways team to achieve program and organizational goals
Provide performance feedback to program staff throughout the year and through annual formal performance evaluations
Programmatic Design, Implementation, Oversight and Evaluation
Support design, implementation and standardization of classroom and hands-on content and curriculum
Maintain Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) Pre-Apprenticeship Certification
Identify, track, manage, report and evaluate performance outcomes
Lead planning and management of annual Career Fair
Collaborate with community and industry partners as relevant to advance program goals
Manage programmatic training requirements based on grants/contractual obligations for staff (i.e. Civil Rights Training, etc.)
Develop and program budget in coordination with Leadership team
Maximize program outcomes through coordination with the team to ensure effective outreach, referral, and screening processes
Maintain professional boundaries and performance at all times
Attend regular team and staff meetings; professional development, and organizational events
General record keeping including timesheets, expense reports, mileage reports, etc.
Occasional out of town travel required
Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in Social Work, Education, or related field
Demonstrated program development and evaluation experience
Experience in management position
grant reporting and data tracking experience Strong time-management skills; problem-solver who can
work independently and as part of a team
Project management experience
Background in workforce development
Understanding of intersectionality of race and gender, and cultural awareness as foundational to
Experience in working with barriered populations and understanding of impact of intergenerational
Strong commitment to women’s empowerment; racial, gender and economic justice
Knowledge and understanding of adolescent development, Positive Youth Development Approach,
Trauma Informed Care, Stages of Change Theory, Motivational Interviewing, and harm reduction
Master’s degree or equivalent experience in Social Work, Education, or related field
Curriculum development experience
SALARY AND BENEFITS
This is a full-time (40 hours), salaried position with occasional evening and weekend hours. Occasional
out of town travel required. Starting salary is $60,000
Full cost of medical and dental coverage through Providence Health Plans for staff only
Agency coverage of 50% of medical and dental to spouses/domestic partners and children
Two (2) weeks’ vacation for the first two years; three weeks in the third and fourth year; four weeks
after completing four years
Ten (10) paid holidays
Ten (10) days of sick leave accrue each year
Simple IRA 3% match retirement plan
Great atmosphere and work environment!
To apply, please send: 1) Your resume; 2) A cover letter detailing what in your background and experience
qualifies you for this position; 3) OPTIONAL: Applicants are encouraged to share their demographic
information if they so choose. No video applications please.
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Friday February 21st 2020. Applications may be sent by e-mail
to ten.nemowsedartnull@yllek or mailed to Oregon Tradeswomen, Attention: Kelly Kupcak, Executive Director
454 SE 187th Avenue Portland, OR 97232
Women, people of color, and trans/non-binary/non-gendered persons are strongly encouraged to apply.
Oregon Tradeswomen is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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