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Oregon Tradeswomen

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
Other Duties:
 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
Minimum Qualifications:
 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
equity
 Experience in working with barriered populations and understanding of impact of intergenerational
poverty
 Strong commitment to women’s empowerment; racial, gender and economic justice
Preferred Qualifications:
 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
 Spanish fluency
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!
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
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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