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Coordinator, Strategic Planning (Part-time) Temporary through June 30, 2020

Requisition ID req430
Department Strategic Planning; Office of the Executive Vice President
Campus SY-Sylvania Campus
Employment Type Confidential-Part Time
Best Consideration Date 8/16/2019
Position Summary

Portland Community College is seeking a strong Strategic Planning Coordinator for the District.  This is a temporary, part-time position through June 30, 2020.

Under the direction of the Executive Vice President, the Strategic Planning Coordinator will ensure that the multiple cross-functional teams across the College meet strategic planning-related timelines and deliverables effectively and efficiently. In addition to determining project benchmarks and tracks, and monitoring/measuring progress and outcomes, this position will coordinate and facilitate communication with a variety of stakeholders groups.  The Strategic Planning Coordinator will report on strategic planning activity, and perform outreach to external parties, consultants and stakeholders across District.  In additional to PCC leadership and staff, the Coordinator will collaborate with two external consultants engaged in PCC’s strategic planning initiatives

The successful incumbent will demonstrate strong project management, strategic planning and communication skills, and a commitment to maintaining a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion and intercultural competency in all aspects of their work.

If this sounds like a learning community that you would like to be a part of and an important role that you would like to play for Portland Community College, please review the qualifications for this position below and apply today!

The specific hours and schedule for this position will be determined upon hire (ranging between 0.5 FTE and 0.75 FTE).  There may be some flexibility to work from home, but the incumbent must be available to work in the Portland area (not fully-remote).  Some evening meetings may also be scheduled.

See the classification description for additional information:

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

  • Demonstrated project management expertise, including experience within a large, complex organization
  • Culturally responsive communication and interpersonal skills – written and verbal – and demonstrated success communicating complex data and information to diverse stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience with a large-scale strategic planning initiative, with demonstrated success leading the project management of operationalizing the strategic vision into the organization
  • Collaborative and professional approach to successful stakeholder management; including managing internal and external stakeholders effectively
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the value of diversity, equity and inclusion, and can show the impact of this understanding on their professional work

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

  • Bachelor’s degree in administration, higher education, communication, technology field, project management or related field
  •  Four (4) years of progressively responsible, professional experience related to project or program management

Position Grade J
Starting Salary Expectations

Minimum $61,081 to range mid-point of $74,823. Placement generally will not exceed the mid-point, based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.

Position Grade Salary Range $61081 to $88567 Annual Salary
FTE To be determined
PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. After one year of management or confidential service, PCC also provides a 2% contribution to a 403(b) account for eligible management and confidential personnel. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement. 

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age, as well as partial tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions. 

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees) 
- 14.67 hours of vacation leave per month 
- 1 day of sick leave per month 
- 11 holidays 
- 3 additional personal leave days per year 

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements Work is generally performed in an office environment with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. No special coordination beyond that used for normal mobility and handling of everyday objects and materials is needed to perform the job satisfactorily. 
Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.