Program Analyst 2 – Alternative Contracting/Quality Assurance Program Manager – Office of Civil Rights
Oregon Department of Transportation
Social Equity – Office of Civil Rights
Do you have public procurement experience? Are you experienced in building collaborative partnerships? As an alternative contracting/quality assurance program manager, you will collaborate with Office of Civil Rights’ program managers and the ODOT Procurement Office to provide direction and support to staff at all levels for all phases of project planning, design and construction. Key responsibilities include developing, implementing, modifying and managing program functions for alternative contracting methodologies to promote opportunities and equal access for contracting and workforce development. Join us in making a difference!
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We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
A day in the life:
- Draft and update the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program plan document and issue notice and changes to agency staff.
- Develop and implement methodology for the agency’s annual overall DBE goal and specific project DBE goals in the personal services and construction contracts.
- Draft internal specifications, procedures and guidelines.
- Participate in monthly Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity (COBID) meetings, monitor reporting requirements and engage COBID on certification and data issues.
- Identify small business program development and coordinate with others.
- Coordinate and provide technical assistance related to technical specifications for certified firm goals or aspirational targets.
- Establish and implement strategic plans to address Workforce Development Program management challenges and opportunities relating to alternative contracting.
- Prepare various program reports and documents for review and submittal.
- Develop and administer an internal quality assurance program for the Office of Civil Rights.
- Present at outreach events and provide training to staff, contractors/subcontractors and other stakeholders.
- Recommend revisions to office policies, procedures and rules, and assess their impact on program operations.
- Work is performed in an office environment with occasional field work including construction site visits and occasional overnight travel required.
- Daily contact with staff, contractors, state and local agencies, special districts, the public, industry-related special interest groups, the media and a variety of community-based resource advocacy interests on a statewide basis.
- Work includes regularly encountering emotionally charged situations that require stress management, conflict resolution and mediation skills.
- To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email ODOTRecruitment@odot.state.or.us.
What’s in it for you:
- Work/life balance, 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.
- Live, work and play in Salem, Oregon!
What we need:
Any combination of experience or education equivalent to five years of experience coordinating or administering a government-regulated program.
A bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, behavioral or social sciences, or a degree related to the agency program that demonstrates the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and two years of experience coordinating or administering a government-regulated program.
Driving is an essential function of this position. You must possess and maintain a valid driver license and acceptable driving record. Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.
What we’d like to see:
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position.
- Public procurement experience with developing, negotiating and administering contracts and agreements that are subject to political sensitivity or multiple funding sources.
- Experience in applying professional auditing standards.
- Experience in building collaborative partnerships with members of the contractor community, small business advocacy organizations, sovereign nations, community-based organizations and local and regional government entities.
- Success in program management, monitoring and report generation.
- A proven track record in developing and implementing methodologies or procedures for small business, workforce or agency related programs and initiatives.
Learn more and apply:
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on June 14, 2021.
Click here to learn more and to apply! Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.
Questions? Call 971-273-8687 or email ODOTRecruitmentEM@odot.state.or.us.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer