Job Opening: Deputy Director of Programs

The Deputy Director of Programs will play an essential role to grow and further develop the operations of the ECWIB. Their primary role is to support field operations in the southern sub-region (Klamath and Lake counties), central sub-region (Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties) and internal written communication needs including but not limited to grant proposal development, policy development and other technical writing as needed. The ideal candidate has experience in workforce development, familiarity with highly regulated Federal funds including the ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations to field operations.

Experience Required:
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree and/or 5 years’ experience in workforce development, education, public administration and/or related field, as well as 5 years’ experience in contracts management. Strong writing skills and experience in at least one of the following areas: contracts development, development of written grant applications/proposals, development of requests for proposals, development of policies and/or technical writing.

Experience Preferred:
 A working understanding of the public workforce system and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is strongly encouraged.
 Familiarity with highly regulated Federal funds including ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations to field operations.

 Support, inform and oversee WIOA Youth Programs, as well as field operations in WorkSource Oregon Centers located in East Cascades WIB region.
 Ability to interpret and apply Federal guidance into development and enforcement of local policy.
 Draft program policies and internal procedures.
 Ability to problem-solve and reach consensus internally, as well as with diverse external stakeholders.
 Conduct annual program monitoring of sub-recipient contracts for compliance and quality in delivery of workforce services.
 Implement corrective action and/or provide technical assistance when necessary.
 Ability to Project Manage initiatives from concept to successful completion.
 Technical and persuasive writing skills required, including request for proposals, competitive grant proposal writing and technical policy development.
 Excellent oral communication skills including managing potentially contentious situations and facilitating meetings.
 Coordinate funding opportunities; internally and externally.
 Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team and effectively prioritize expectations with little oversight.
 Some travel required; current Driver’s License required.
 Other duties as assigned.

This is a full-time and benefited exempt position with a pay range of $50,000-$80,000.

Application Instructions:
Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Position open until filled.