Deputy Director

Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments, OR

Job Details

  • Job Function: Deputy Chief Administrative Officer; Deputy Executive Director (Non-profit)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $84,835 - $91,052.
  • Position Type: Full Time
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  • Where: Suite 201n1400 Queen Ave SE, Albany, OR
  • Form of Government: Unavailable

Post Date: Feb 1 2018

Submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources describing why you are the ideal candidate for the Deputy Director position. A detailed job description is available on our website at Applicants who most closely match the ideal candidate profile and meet minimum requirements for the position will be interviewed. Only applicants selected for interview will be notified. Our first application screening is scheduled for Monday March 5, 2018, but we may close the announcement at any time. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying. You may EMAIL your resume and cover letter to us at In the subject line please include the position title. You will receive confirmation of receipt only if you submit via email. You may also fax your resume and cover letter to 541-967-6123.


Deadline: First review of applications will be those received by Monday, March. 5, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. local time.

Description: The Deputy Director position is complex and rewarding and functions like a Chief Operations Officer and Chief of Staff. The Deputy Director plans, oversees, organizes, and directs activities as a senior level executive reporting directly to the Executive Director. Two managers, one facilities staff, and one support staff directly report to this position, with a full team of nine employees. The Deputy Director provides strategic input on agency management and provides support in a broad array of areas. The Deputy Director helps the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and budget, and staff management. The Deputy Director represents the agency at various intergovernmental, internal staff, and stakeholder meetings, and assumes overall management of the agency, or specific parts of the agency, in the absence of the Executive Director, or at his discretion.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Assists Executive Director with managing the day-to-day operations of the agency.
- Assists Executive Director and senior leadership in agency-wide planning on budget, strategic plans, operations and procedures.
- Provide strategic administrative and managerial guidance to senior staff, Board, and Executive Director
- Works cohesively and collaboratively with the Executive Director.
- Represents the agency at various internal, local, Regional, State and Federal level meetings in the Executive Director's absence, or at his discretion.
- Develops and maintains agency personnel policies ensuring compliance with statutory and contract requirements.
- Selects, trains, evaluates, and supervises assigned managerial and non-managerial personnel as assigned.
- Establishes policies, procedures, and performance standards to assure efficient and effective operation of the agency.
- Assists with the administration and monitoring of the General Administration budget based on staffing and resource requirements, cost estimates, departmental objectives and goals.
- Assures the provision of effective support services to the organization; oversees programs in human resources, labor relations and negotiations, facilities management, technology and other services.

Graduation from a four-year college or university with emphasis in business, public administration, or a related field is required of the ideal candidate. A Master’s Degree or higher in business, public administration, or a related field is preferred. He/she will have a minimum ten (10) years progressively responsible managerial experience in an administrative services field, local government, non-profit or related industry; OR, any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform the job.

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