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Humans Rights Commission is hiring!

Customer Service Specialist 2

Created by the Legislature in 1949, the Washington State Human Rights Commission (WSHRC) is responsible for administering and enforcing the Washington Law Against Discrimination (WLAD). The mission is to eliminate and prevent discrimination in Washington State through the fair application of the law, efficient use of resources, and establishment of productive partnerships in the community.

The Commission is made up of five members appointed by the Governor, who appoint an Executive Director. The Executive Director appoints investigative staff, and other employees as needed to conduct the day-to-day operations of the agency. The Commissioners meet monthly and provide policy direction, adopt regulations, vote to grant or deny requests for reconsideration of previously issued investigative findings, and conduct outreach in their geographical communities.

Currently, the WSHRC is hiring a new Customer Service Specialist 2 (CSS2). The role is vital not only to the agency but to the support of the investigative team and administrative staff. Due to an increasing number of calls in regards to questions and concerns, the need to find a talented professional who can remain neutral and impartial is very important. The position responds to a high volume of callers providing information regarding the process for filing a complaint with the agency and/or makes referrals to other organizations for a resolution.

In addition, this position includes setting up case files, preparing cases for closure, preparing forms and documents and using various software programs to do carry out this responsibility. The data is also entered into various databases for all complaints processed by the agency.

We are looking for someone who knows how to stay organized, has a strong ability for time management, and overall has the integrity for the work being done. The work environment is fast paced, flexible in workload, and independent without a lot of supervision.

Apply today!


Washington's Lottery is hiring!

The General Ledger role is a key internal control position for the finance division that provides financial support and performs the primary General Ledger accounting activities for the Lottery financial operations. Ensures the financial data prepared is accurate and representative of activity to be reported out to stakeholders. The financial data represents sales, accounts payable and receivable activity, banking, payroll and inventory and accruals. The compilation of the data serves as the basis for presentation of all reporting requirements by OFM, State Treasurer, Commissioners, and external auditors.

You will:

·       Compile and record financial activity in preparation for the agency's periodic financial reporting.

·       Prepare Journal Entries timely and correctly.

·       Ensure all activity is properly recorded and all work is verified for accuracy prior to and after uploaded into financial system (AFRS).  Maintain internal controls in accordance of OFM requirements to include safeguarding of assets and compliance with required business practices/procedures.

·       Prepare inter-fund transfers quarterly to liquidate inter-agency payables and receivables.

·       Reconcile General Ledger to vendor gaming system for Jackpot Prize Expense to Liability to ensure accuracy and reconcile General Ledger cash to bank accounts in preparation for financial reporting.

·       Reconcile validations to payments monthly to ensure all prize payment activity recorded properly.

·       Monitor daily prize and annuity payment activity to determine the IRS federal income tax obligation and due dates and initiate timely payments in order to comply with the IRS guidelines and avoid penalties and interest.

·       Assist with gathering information for Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) schedules and external audits.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

We are looking for someone who has:

At least two years of college, which must include at least 30 quarter or 20 semester credit hours of college-level coursework in accounting, and at least three years of professional accounting experience. Qualifying experience may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis, except that experience will not substitute for the accounting credit hours.
  
A Bachelor's degree with a major study in business or public administration, management, accounting, finance, or closely allied field is preferred.

Experience and skills in the following areas are also preferred:

·       Excellent communication and analysis skills.

·       Developing or modifying fiscal controls and financial reviews.

·       Monitoring and reviewing computer input and output of financial data.

·       Developing fiscal queries or reports.

·       Recommending developments for accounting systems.

·       Overseeing the maintenance and monitoring of payroll and leave activities to ensure accuracy and timeliness.

·       Explaining and training others on fiscal policies and procedures. Communicating information for the purpose of having others learn, understand, and apply specific principles, techniques, or information.

·       Interpreting accounting and finance rules and regulations, including accounts payable, payroll, and travel regulations; analyze compliance with regulations.

·       Experience working with Washington's statewide accounting system (AFRS) and reporting.

·       Understanding of AFRS Trans Codes and how they impact the general ledger.

·       Experience working with QuickBooks.

·       Understanding of A/P and A/R processes and workflows.

·       Experience working with Washington's statewide fixed asset system (CAMS).

·       Experience with tax reporting such as W2G, 1099s, 1042s and 945 reporting

Here is the link to our job announcement!


Washington Office of Minority & Women’s Business Enterprises is hiring!

OMWBE is growing and they are hiring for an Assistant Director for HR/Workforce Development. Below is the link to the posting at www.careers.wa.gov. They hope to start interviewing in two weeks. 

Assistant Director - Workforce Development (WMS 2)


The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) needs a professional with experience in both the fields of public records and retention policies specific to the State of Washington and knowledgeable in data analysis. The Management Analyst 4 (MA4) is a representative of the DES Director's office. Find out more

  • The Office of Financial Management's One Washington program is currently recruiting for a Project Manager position. They need someone who can support the transformation of enterprise business systems and implementation of information technology solutions by managing enterprise IT projects and delivering results. Find out more

  • The Office of Administrative Hearings is currently looking to fill a vacant Legal Assistant 3 (LA3) position in our Spokane Valley Field Office. The LA3 works with a team of administrative law judges, legal assistants, and legal office assistants in a fast-paced, timeline-driven office. Find out more

  • DES is also seeking an Administrative Assistant 3. Find out more

New Job Opportunities at the Washington State Department of Health:

Visit the DOH Jobs page to learn about all job opportunities.



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Do you want to ensure more people of color are in leadership roles? Do you want to be a part of that change?

United Way of King County is looking for highly qualified people of color for the 2020 session of Project LEAD (Leadership, Effectiveness and Diversity), and we’d like you to consider applying.

Project LEAD is a month-long, intensive leadership program that recruits, trains and empowers people of color to take the first step toward leadership on nonprofit boards of directors.

In the past 28 years, the 1,000+ graduates of Project LEAD have been instrumental in ensuring our community’s nonprofit boards are representative of the communities they serve. There’s still plenty of work to be done to ensure all voices have an equal seat at the table, though. You can be a part of that change.

To learn more about Project LEAD and apply, go here:

uwkc.org/ProjectLEAD

Applications are due by Friday, Nov. 15.

If you have any questions, please email projectlead@uwkc.org.


Office of the Governor

Olympia, Washington

NOW HIRING

Position open until October 21, 2019

DEPUTY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES

The Deputy Communications Director is the chief deputy to the Director of Communications and assists in providing leadership and direction to all agency communication offices in the Executive Branch. The Deputy Director is the primary contact for media and serves as a spokesperson for the Governor’s Office. This position also works with communications office staff in developing messaging, materials and logistics for press conferences, writing press releases, coordinating media interviews and contributing to the office’s social media operations. The governor’s communications office is a highly collaborative team environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities:

 Assist Communications Director in managing day-to-day functions and activities of the governor’s communications team and providing leadership and direction to Executive & Small Cabinet agency communications offices.

 Ensure message alignment across the enterprise.

 Work to advance relationships and build credibility with the media and other offices.

 Answer and track news media inquiries, working collaboratively with policy, legal and executive staff.

 Speak on the record, field and respond to news media calls.

 Assist in setting up the governor’s media availability, including notifying media and logistics.

 Pitch stories and events to reporters.

 Draft news media advisories and news releases.

 Draft news media remarks and Q & A.

 Draft and finalize, statements, quotes, media advisories, and weekly schedule.

 Help Digital Media Manager with updating website material.

 Review and finalize scripts for video greetings.

 Distribute press releases, statements, quotes, media advisories and weekly schedule.

 Work with outreach team to coordinate outreach days or events that have media components.

 Occasional travel with the governor to coordinate news media coverage.

 Organize post-event interviews (on-site and phone.)

 Establish and maintain productive relationships with media.

QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES

Qualifications:

 A background in journalism, public affairs, public policy or related field.

 Five to seven year’s progressively responsible experience in communicating complex issues.

 Demonstrated excellence in writing and editing, media relations, news judgment, proof reading and presentations.

 Experience serving as an organization’s spokesperson to the public, the media and constituents.

 Supervisory or leadership experience.

Preferred qualifications:

Experience working in a political environment and working with a high-level principal in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.

Experience working with legislators, stakeholders and community partners.

Working knowledge of Washington state issues, communities and agencies and of the state legislative process.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Annual salary range is $80,000-$95,000, plus a competitive benefits package that includes paid vacation and sick leave; health, life and disability insurance; retirement options; flexible work schedules; training opportunities; and leave for military service.

EXEMPT RECRUITMENT

The Office of the Governor is a non-represented agency. If you previously have applied for a position with the Governor’s Office and are interested in this position, please reapply. PROCESS

The top candidates will be contacted directly to interview for this position. Because the selection will be based on information provided by you, it is in your best interest to identify the knowledge, skills and abilities that address the mandatory and desirable qualifications described below.

Interested applicants should submit the following:

1. A letter of interest describing specific qualifications.

2. A current resume.

3. A list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers.

4. Personal Data sheet: www.ofm.wa.gov/jobs/datasheet.doc

Please send completed application packets by mail, fax or email to:

Office of the Governor

Attention: Kym Ryan

PO Box 40002

Olympia, WA 98504-0002

Email: kym.ryan@gov.wa.gov


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DSHS DVR Chief of Field Services

Salary

$89,112.00 - $115,167.00 Annually

Location

Thurston County – Lacey, WA

Job Type

Full Time - Permanent

Department

Dept. of Social and Health Services

Job Number

2019-09820

Closing

10/20/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

Description

DSHS Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Chief of Field Services
 
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) is an integral part of the statewide Workforce Development System. DVR operates a dual-customer model, providing technical expertise, resources and solutions to businesses who desire a diverse and inclusive workforce, and vocational rehabilitation (VR) services to individuals with disabilities. Services for individuals with disabilities are provided in a manner that is consistent with their strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, interests, and informed choice, so that they may prepare for and engage in competitive integrated employment and achieve economic self-sufficiency.
 
DVR Chief of Field Services
 
As the Chief of Field Services, you'll work with community partners, organizations, internal and external stakeholders including tribes, throughout the state, to develop partnerships and leverage resources. You'll support the Division by leading the statewide integration of DVR services within the state Workforce Development System, ensuring that DVR customers achieve successful employment outcomes. You'll represent the Division in local, regional, and national-level business engagement discussions in order to secure employment opportunities for Washingtonians with disabilities. As a member of DVR Executive Leadership Team, your strong leadership, team building skills, and strategic vision will be keys to your success.
 
Some of what you will do

  • Provide leadership and direct management of DVR's Field Services Team.

  • Oversee the delivery of DVR services statewide and assure compliance with the federal Rehabilitation Act and related federal and state laws, regulations and policies.

  • Participate in development of the DVR State Plan and DVR Strategic Plan.

  • Participate in and/or lead various departmental, divisional and interagency activities affecting the delivery of integrated DVR services within the Workforce Development System.

  • Act on behalf of the DVR Director, when assigned, to attend various meetings, events and functions.


What we're looking for
Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, or closely related field, plus at least four years of direct experience working closely with workforce development partners within Washington's WorkSource centers or the American Job-Center Network. Demonstrated knowledge of department and partner programs & services and experience with interagency service teams involving braided funding and/or services. Demonstrated understanding of the job accommodation process and use of assistive technology. Demonstrated history working with diverse partners in the community, including disability advocacy groups, tribal programs, and businesses. In addition, a minimum of five years direct supervisory experience, supervising staff responsible for delivering services to the public, in a social/human services setting, is highly desirable. Experience may have been gained concurrently.

OR
Bachelor's Degree in Rehabilitation, Psychology, Human Services, or closely related field, plus at least six years of direct experience working closely with workforce development partners within Washington's WorkSource centers or the American Job-Center Network. Demonstrated knowledge of department and partner programs & services and experience with interagency service teams involving braided funding and/or services. Demonstrated understanding of the job accommodation process and use of assistive technology. Demonstrated history working with diverse partners in the community, including disability advocacy groups, tribal programs, and businesses. In addition, a minimum of five years direct supervisory experience, supervising staff responsible for delivering services to the public, in a social/human services setting, is highly desirable.Experience may have been gained concurrently.

Interested? Include the following with your application:

  • A current resume

  • Letter of Interest describing your experience related to this job

  • Minimum of 3 professional references from past supervisors is preferred


Questions? Contact Lindsey White at Lindsey.white@dshs.wa.gov or (360) 890-5962 and refer to project 2019-09820.

Supplemental Information

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.
 
Washington State Department of Social & Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

 

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The Department of Corrections is looking for an individual ready to create and implement a top notch agency wide records management program.  If you know anyone who may be interested, please share this job opportunity!

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2594628/records-management-supervisor?keywords=records%20management&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 


 

Learning Design and Delivery Professional (HRC4)

Open Competitive

Opens:  October 8, 2019

Closes:  October 22, 2019

About our team:
In Department of Enterprise Services (DES), the Workplace Learning and Performance Team is a part of the Workforce Support and Development Division (WSD). This Division and Team is highly committed to Team and Customer Satisfaction which requires the willingness for team members to be self-aware, engage in meeting team expectations, and work together to meet customer expectations. This requires the person in this position to be able to develop and maintain collaborative relationships that build trust and credibility in meeting those expectations. Trust, accountability, empowerment, communication, attitude, value/respect, and recognition are key elements of our work environment and tied to how we interact with others to accomplish our work. Team members are expected to be problem-solvers as we interact with each other and our customers and business partners. This position requires the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of people in one on one to large group settings. Effective written, verbal, and interactive communication skills are also essential ingredients for our recipe for success.

What you will do:
In your role as a Learning Design and Delivery Professional, you will be highly engaged in the development and delivery of approved Leadership Development curriculum that includes the development of materials for the training and development of all state and other employees eligible for specified leadership development and learning. By developing high quality learning and development experiences, you will help employees achieve established competencies for improved individual, team, agency, and enterprise performance. You will ensure involved employees from across the enterprise are provided with opportunities for evidence based leadership learning and development necessary to perform their leadership roles effectively as well as equipping them to achieve established competencies that will contribute to their personal growth, as well as their team, agencies, and the overall performance of our enterprise.

Questions to ask yourself:Are you someone who wants to contribute to quality leadership in Washington State Government? Do you want to contribute to a high performing and effective Team?


DSHS ESH Physician

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Salary 

$187,848.00 - $246,468.00 Annually

Location 

Spokane County - Medical Lake, WA

Job Type

Full Time - Permanent

Department

Dept. of Social and Health Services

Job Number

2019-09537

Closing

10/20/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

Description

Benefits

Questions

Description

DSHS's Behavioral Health Administration is excited to bring a Physician or Internist on-board to the Eastern State Hospital team. Our goal is to hire a compassionate and dynamic Family Medicine Physician (MD or DO) who is comfortable working in an inpatient psychiatric setting. Doctors at ESH become part of a closely-knit team of healthcare professionals who ensure that patients receive the best care possible.

Working closely with multiple disciples, you'll have an influential voice advocating for the physical and medical needs of the individuals we serve. You'll provide treatment to a small adult patient population that includes a variety of forensic, geriatric, and disability challenges. Working closely with multiple healthcare disciples, you'll build relationships with patients and provide patient-focused medical care with the goal of healthy discharge into the resident's community.

ESH is not driven by economics; this allows our staff the ability to focus on developing creative approaches to treatment and care. Staff hours are Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm, which will still meet our goals in support of our mission to Transform Lives.

Your role within the hospital

•Direct, review and provide primary medical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment services to patients; prescribe necessary medication

•Perform admission and physical examinations; evaluation of laboratory tests

•Provide preventative maintenance care; formulate treatment plans

•Review medical histories, diagnostic tests, medication regime, and clinical diagnostic procedures

•Perform daily rounds and assess and treat onset of new medical problems

•Implement health prevention guidelines and coordinate referrals to team members as specialty consultants

•Perform minor surgical procedures, deliver emergency medical responses and mortality and morbidity reviews

Location matters

Washington State offers a total work/life package that includes competitive pay, benefits, flexibility and workplace opportunities all aimed at getting the most out of life. Washington's distinctive Northwest lifestyle blends a progressive, creative culture with a casual nature. The job itself is located in Medical Lake which is situated in SW Spokane County, presenting the ideal place to live, work, play and be a part of a community. Year-round outdoor activities are especially plentiful given the area's natural beauty and four seasons. Urban life or rural nature; it's all within your reach.

Compensation and benefits •Opportunity to work on complex cases

•A competitive base salary to $246,468 annually

•Day One benefit package that rivals any employer in Washington State

•WA State retirement pension program and Deferred Compensation Program

•Generous leave package, which includes 8 days CME leave

•$5,000 annual allowance for CME courses

•Student Loan Repayment Incentive

•Relocation assistance

•Paid malpractice insurance

•DSHS provided support staff and operating expenses

•Weekends are weekends

•On-call work is voluntary and well-compensated at 1.25 time's regular pay

Your credentials •A valid license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Washington or ability to obtain one by start of employment

•Eligible for certification from a program accredited by the American Board of Medical specialties

Interested in applying?

Please attach or send a resume or CV to Senior Recruiter, Jenny at bastrjl@dshs.wa.gov. Applicants for 09537 will be reviewed on an on-going basis, with a goal of 11/1/19 start date. If you have any questions, you are encouraged to contact Jenny by email or phone 360-725-5848.

DSHS: Providing public service every day

Supplemental Information

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protect­ed veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

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The City of Seattle's Department of Education & Early Learning is hiring a

Early Learning Coach who will make sure educators have the resources they need, by providing on-site instructional and reflective coaching to teachers, providing guidance in implementing new curricula and ensuring that positive outcomes are achieved for all children by using culturally and linguistically appropriate services and anti-bias practices. People in this role will be required to continuously review current research and pertinent literature, as well as complete continuing education.

This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to affect positive change in the educational experiences of Seattle's youth as part of a dynamic team working in a fast-paced environment. 

Here is a direct link to the job advertisement:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/2587671/early-learning-coach

We will be accepting applications for this position until 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, October 22, 2019.


Organizational Change Manager

SALARY:  $6,779.58 - $9,492.17 Monthly

$81,355.00 - $113,906.00 Annually

CLOSING DATE:10/22/19

 

Here's your opportunity to be a key part of how we live our vision and BUILD the nation's best and most future ready workforce – starting right at ESD!

Why bring your talent to ESD?
At ESD we value Collaboration, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Innovation, and Integrity, Investing in our people and Service with kindness.  We have a flexible work environment that respects your work/life balance, ensures your voice matters, and values a diverse workforce dedicated to the Power to Help when people need it most. Here at the Employment Security Department (ESD), we provide our communities with inclusive workforce solutions that promote economic resilience and prosperity.

About ESD's Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO).  The EPMO manages the agency-wide strategy, structure, and standard work for performance reporting, continuous improvement, change management, and project management, critical components of ensuring that ESD achieves success in key business areas and initiatives. The division includes the Lean Engagement and Development Team, the Product Development Office, Organizational Change Management Office, the IT Project Management Office and the Project Management Office. EPMO leads the agencies lean activities, the agencies Performance Management Quarterly Target Reviews and sets standards for project management at the Employment Security Department.

About the opportunity.  In this position, you'll report to the Director of the EPMO and you'll be a member of the EPMO Leadership Team. You'll be responsible for establishing and directing the Operations of Change Management (OCM) within the agency. OCM is responsible for implementing a long-term agency wide Change Management transformation that supports the mission, vision and strategic objectives of the agency and aligns directly with the values of the agency.

The Organizational Change Manager is responsible for determining how the agency will implement the overall organizational change management efforts designing and deploying change management standards, and ensuing high-risk change projects will achieve strategic targets in alignment with the agency's strategic plan.

 

To view posting click here

URL: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2595146/organizational-change-manager-wms-2019-10024?keywords=Organizational%20Change%20Manager%20&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

 


Office of the Governor

Olympia, Washington

NOW HIRING

Position open until filled

EXECUTIVE RECEPTIONIST

EXEMPT RECRUITMENT

The Office of the Governor is a non-represented agency. If you previously have applied for a position with the Governor’s Office and are interested in this position, please reapply.

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES

The Executive Receptionist is responsible for answering incoming lines and receiving visitors in the reception area of the Governor’s Office.  In addition, the incumbent is responsible for providing administrative operations support to the office. This position ensures that the Governor’s Office is effectively represented in a professional, responsive manner.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities:

Ø  Answer a high volume of calls that at times can be difficult and complex, requiring the use of sound, independent judgment and knowledge of the Governor’s Office, and state government.

Ø  Welcome, screen, announce and/or refer elected officials, VIP’s, guests, walk-in clients, individuals, tour groups, and staff appointments.

Ø  Monitor staff schedules in order to accurately and effectively respond to calls or visitors.

Ø  Coordinate ordering of office supplies and maintain supply inventory.

Ø  Maintain the Governor’s Conference Room schedule and the organization and arrangement of the Governor’s Conference Room.

Ø  Coordinate the Combined Fund Drive; Well Fed, Well Read; Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day; Public Service Recognition Week; and Toys for Tots.

Ø  Work with facilities staff to coordinate office repairs, replacement of lights, and relocation and maintenance of furniture.

Ø  Schedule and maintain agency vehicle, including scheduling, tracking mileage, and coordinating service when needed.

Ø  Work with outside vendors to schedule service/delivery of equipment, furniture and supplies.  

Ø  Work with historic preservation to arrange for repair, maintenance and special requests, as well as upkeep of historical furnishings.

Ø  Collect receipts/invoices and assist with agency credit card reconciliation.

Ø  Coordinate off-boarding gifts, including ordering gifts and coordinating Governor signature and gift assembly prior to staff departures.

Ø  Assist with legislative bill notifications -- make calls to notify interested parties of upcoming bill action, as necessary, during and immediately following the legislative session.

QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES

Required qualifications

§  Demonstrated commitment to exceptional internal and external customer service.

§  Ability to listen, observe, communicate effectively, interview, understand, confront and engage in problem solving and conflict resolution with clients and customers; work cooperatively with individuals and groups; respond effectively with hostile and resistive customers; manage a large call volume in an efficient and effective manner.

§  Experience in crisis/conflict management. social work and/or mental health first aid and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations and the ability to remain positive and productive in a stressful environment and during periods of fluctuating workload.

§  Self-initiative to anticipate needs and resolve problems.

§  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

§  Careful attention to detail.

§  Demonstrated personal and professional integrity.

§  Ability to maintain confidentiality.

§  Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and manage multiple assignments simultaneously.

§  Experience responding to email and telephone messages on behalf of other staff or on behalf of an organization.  

Preferred/desired qualifications

§  At least three years of increasingly responsible experience in an office environment, preferably providing support to management and a team of professional staff.  Working knowledge of state government operations and the legislative process.

§  Familiar with using Microsoft office products.

§  Knowledge of proper grammar, syntax, formatting and spelling.

§  Experience in navigating the Internet to find, research, and download information.

§  Ability to work independently and as part of the team.

§  Willingness to seek and follow direction.

§  Commitment to continuously improving processes.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Annual salary range is $39,310 - $52,325, plus a competitive benefits package that includes paid vacation and sick leave; health, life and disability insurance; retirement options; flexible work schedules; training opportunities; and leave for military service.

PROCESS

The top candidates will be contacted directly to interview for this position. Because the selection will be based on information provided by you, it is in your best interest to identify the knowledge, skills and abilities that address the mandatory and desirable qualifications described below.

 

Interested applicants should submit the following:

1.   A letter of interest describing specific qualifications.

2.   A current resume.

3.   A list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers.

4.   Personal Data sheet: www.ofm.wa.gov/jobs/datasheet.doc.

Please send completed application
packets by mail, fax or email to:

 

Office of the Governor

Attention: Kym Ryan

PO Box 40002

Olympia, WA 98504-0002

Email: kym.ryan@gov.wa.gov


The City of Seattle's Office of Housing is hiring a Property Weatherization & Rehabilitation Specialist who will conduct home energy audits and provide project management for multi-family apartment buildings with low-income tenants. Potential projects in the future may include single-family homes and multi-family properties and may include weatherization and/or other rehabilitation scopes of work. The person in this position will have a lasting positive impact on the lives of Seattle’s low-income residents.

Here is a direct link to the job description and application page:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/2584642/property-weatherization-rehabilitation-specialist

We will be accepting applications for this position until 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, October 15, 2019.



NOW HIRING!

Looking to join an amazing team and make a difference?

The College Access and Support Division at the Washington Student Achievement Council is seeking a Program Associate. (Note: This is not an IT position.)

ABOUT

  • This role is a new and exciting position within the College Access and Support division.

  • They will lead WSAC's innovative digital tools campaign for College Bound Scholarship students that will provide them with information about financial aid applications and program requirements in a unique way.

  • They will work with internal and external stakeholders and managing the day-to-day functions of the campaign.

  • They will also assist with 12th Year Campaign activities to support sites with college admissions and financial aid application work.

  • This position will engage with school staff, community-based partners and students to provide support around college access topics both digitally and in-person.

  • The Program Associate is expected to travel statewide for up to 40% of the time.

The Washington Student Achievement Council is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer and is strongly committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce. We will provide assistance in the recruitment, application and selection process to applicants with disabilities who request such assistance. Please call (360 ) 753-7802 as early as possible regarding any assistance you may require.

 

This position closes on October 7th.  Please share broadly!


SALARY: $73,062.00 - $95,000.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 09/20/19

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should

be submitted by October 9, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

Possibilities like this don't present themselves every day. The Learning and Development

Partner is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their training

career. This is a new position responsible for assisting in the design, deployment, and

measurement of impact of scalable learning solutions.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to work in a diverse organization committed to

building an inclusive culture: one that values excellence, integrity, teamwork, trust,

communication, and consistency. If you are a dedicated and passionate HR professional who

wants to work hard with a team who laughs a lot, strives to balance conflict and stress with

grace and gratitude, and embraces change with open arms, this could be the job for you.

King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization is a high

performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. To learn more about KCHA and

our Mission visit this link.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

This role will involve the collaborative development of KCHA's larger learning and development

strategy; enhancing existing learning programs and the related training, tracking and

administration; and developing new solutions. The successful candidate will have the

opportunity to own learning solutions from end-to-end by managing the daily activities and

delivery of agency wide learning programs and leadership development activities. The ideal

candidate will be comfortable working on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, and

navigating a high degree of ambiguity.

The Learning and Development Partner will:

• Engage in the development of an Agency wide sustainable, strategic approach to learning

and development.

• Develop and implement specific learning objectives, policies, and priorities that

encompass leadership and skill development needs.

• Identify and assess future and current training needs through job analysis, career

pathing, and consultation with agency leadership and line management.

• Develop and deliver a variety of training tools for learners that may include interactive job

aids (orientation and onboarding), learning assessments, On-the-Job Training guides, and

train-the-trainer curriculum.

• Conduct training evaluations to identify training success, agency impact, return on

investment and areas of improvement.

• Develop and facilitate, or research and secure instructor led training, team buildings,

strategic planning, coaching and mentoring sessions. Integrate E-learning, and other

modalities of training as needs are identified.

• Administrative responsibilities for associated programs, staff training completion tracking,

and training vendor contracts.

• Remain current and knowledgeable of industry standards, new trends and developments

in the field of corporate training, leadership and organizational development; incorporate

new developments as appropriate into programs.

• While the primary work location will be in Tukwila, the Training and Development Program

Manager will be providing training to staff at KCHA properties and sites throughout King

County; travel will be required (as needed).

Click here for additional details regarding this position's classification specification.

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree in Training and Development Management, Organizational

Development, Human Resources or closely related field AND

• A minimum of five years of experience with corporate training, curriculum development,

and/or coaching and facilitation OR

• An equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the necessary

knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Demonstrates a deep knowledge of business practices and leadership theory.

• Ability to measure and assess staff training needs.

• Applies effective written and verbal communication techniques to convey clear and timely

messages to internal and external stakeholders; listens to people's ideas and concerns;

has exceptional public speaking skills.

• Analyzes problems, identifies alternative solutions, and implements recommendations;

demonstrates critical, creative, and reflective thinking.

• Establishes and nurtures relationships with stakeholders, regularly inviting feedback and

suggestions; works cooperatively with others as an active member of a team.

• Works effectively and efficiently to provide quality service to satisfy service expectations;

seeks ways to improve service delivery; demonstrates strong project management skills.

• Takes responsibility for own work performance and balancing critical job requirements,

initiating and completing work; manages time/conflict/stress; ability to work effectively

under pressure in a fast paced environment.

• Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities; responds

positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values.

• Work effectively and positively with individuals of diverse cultural and socioeconomic

backgrounds and educationally diverse populations; values diversity; treats other with

respect.

• Proficiency with MS Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook, and database software.

Special Requirements:

• Consent to and pass a driver's and criminal records background check.

• Must possess a valid driver's license and own or have access to a vehicle to regularly

travel between work sites, or have an alternative reliable mode of transportation.

POSITION INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PROCESS:

Application Requirements:

To be considered for this opportunity, you must:

• Complete the online application profile in its entirety.

• Upload a cover letter that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to

perform the essential functions listed in the job announcement. (Cover Letter)

• Upload a detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience. (Résumé)

Salary & Benefits:

The starting salary range of this position is $73,062 - $95,000 annually. A comprehensive

health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision

insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave,


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THE STOLTE FAMILY FOUNDATION

 

Located in Seattle, Washington, the Stolte Family Foundation (SFF) is a private foundation founded by Chris and Heidi Stolte. With a small team and annual grantmaking reaching $5 million in 2019, the Foundation encourages a culture of collaborative learning, entrepreneurial spirit, and innovative approaches to problem-solving.

 

SFF believes in creating a sustainable future where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential. To that end, we invest in organizations that champion systemic changes in education, and environmental policy and practice. To ensure the greatest impact, we take a holistic approach—listening and learning about why things are the way they are and building and leveraging relationships in the community to identify and implement the most effective solutions possible.

 

SFF is committed to diversity and racial equity, and we believe in empowering the community and working as partners to bring about positive change. We understand the urgent nature of this work while recognizing that complex challenges and empowerment take time. We work to build trust, and we assume personal responsibility so that we show up as trustworthy. We challenge our assumptions and welcome feedback.

 

To learn more about the foundation, please visit www.stoltefamilyfoundation.org.

 

 

SFF’S COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION & EARLY LEARNING

 

SFF’s education strategies focus on narrowing achievement and opportunity gaps primarily in King County, WA. We believe that families play an important role in their children’s development and learning, and that programs that support families in homes, schools, and communities can make a difference. We are focused on ensuring that families of color in resilient communities most impacted by poverty have the resources and support they need to guide their children’s learning and advocate for their children’s education. Ultimately, we strive to provide children with more opportunities to reach their full potential. 

 

Priority outcomes

·       More families are served by culturally responsive home visiting programs.

·       Effective family engagement practices are used in schools and community-based programs.

·       Parents and caregivers advocate for their children’s education, and advocacy efforts help increase public resources.

·       All children have the social, emotional, and cognitive skills they need to lay the groundwork for positive school and life outcomes.

 

 

EDUCATION PROGRAM OFFICER

 

Our vision for this position

We are looking for an experienced education leader and relationship builder who demonstrates a personal and professional commitment to community change and education equity. The candidate understands the importance of building community relationships, demonstrates compassion and openness, and is excited to implement SFF’s new education strategy focused on family engagement, home visiting, and family advocacy. We want to bring an experienced voice to education tables of influence in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties. A strong candidate brings credibility and experience working with communities of color, community organizations, and other key stakeholders across systems of education in Washington State (policy makers, education funders, school district leaders, etc.). Given our commitment to diversity and racial equity, the candidate must also be committed to advancing this work and possess knowledge, skills, and expertise that would enhance our work. The candidate must be able to thrive in a small team, working collaboratively as well as independently, demonstrating nimbleness in work environments.

 

The program officer, working under the guidance of the Executive Director and closely with foundation co-founders, will be responsible for implementing our new education strategy and the administration of SFF’s education grantmaking process and investments. In addition, the program officer will assist with the development, management, and evaluation of SFF’s strategic initiatives, with an eye to new opportunities to make a meaningful impact at a systems level. The new team member will spend regular time working alongside a foundation co-founder, as a thought partner and advisor. The ideal candidate should thrive in co-learning environments.

 

Responsibilities

·       Serve as the primary officer of the SFF education portfolio. Steward a three-year, $6.8million dollar grant portfolio through implementation, relationship building, and evaluation.

·       Partner with intermediaries, communities of color, and People of Color (POC)-led organizations, along with other community stakeholders to implement and strengthen our role in our education partnerships.

·       Consider initiatives and innovative ways to serve the needs of the community. Develop a robust learning agenda and work with the SFF team to develop strategies for new initiatives and consider additional funding opportunities.

·       Work with grantees on all aspects of the grant-making process, including mid-year and annual impact meetings, community engagement opportunities, reviewing new potential grantee organizations, developing realistic grant proposals that are within an organization’s capacity to deliver and within SFF’s current funding plans.

·       Provide day-to-day management of grants, including reviewing letters of inquiry and applications, conducting due diligence, facilitating on-site visits, and monitoring the status of grants. Also, contribute to ongoing maintenance of the grants database, grant files, and other grant-related records.  

·       Identify education funding measures of success and regularly assess progress. Prepare briefs and impact reports for the SFF team focused on organizational impact.

·       Attend, support, and lead learning on education topics at quarterly team meetings and retreats. Distill relevant information on a regular basis to keep the SFF team informed on key issues. Research relevant topics as determined by foundation leadership.

·       Represent SFF goals and values at local collaborative funding circles, community events and convenings, meetings, forums, and public presentations. Attend regional and national learning opportunities, as appropriate, and speak on behalf of SFF at public events, when invited.

·       Advance SFF as a leader in grantmaking with racial equity and social justice lens that narrows the opportunity and achievement gap.

·       Leverage insights from community leaders, researchers, educators, funders, students, and families to inform SFF program outcomes and drive positive results.

·       Monitor local, regional, and national needs and trends. Stay current on public policies and new research and maintain a knowledge base for relevant education program areas. 

·       Identify and facilitate partnership and co-funding opportunities to advance SFF’s strategies. 

·       Participate in the general administration of SFF. Assist with writing, editing, and proofreading a variety of materials. Attend team meetings as needed or requested. Participate in SFF special events or projects as needed or requested.

 

Qualifications

·       Demonstrated commitment to the field of education, including work to narrow the opportunity and achievement gaps.

·       Understanding of community-based and community-led approaches to direct service and a positive reputation as an effective collaborator with key stakeholder groups in this field.

·       An authentic commitment to collaborative learning and philanthropic advising.

·       Experience with complex systems and different sectors, translating research into practice and a passion for including the perspectives of students, families, and practitioners throughout the work.

·       Experience in advancing racial equity and social justice in an organization or communities.

·       Solid understanding of service delivery, funding, advocacy, and system-wide issues in the interest areas of the SFF education programs.

·       Experience in equitable evaluation and measures of impact that align with success signals identified by community organizations.

·       Experience or skills related to building strategy, tracking data, and short- and long-term visioning for education results.

·       Established relationships with the local education community, including service providers, funders, leaders, and key public policy employees positioned as decision-makers for education improvement.

·       Strong project management skills, including the ability to effectively manage time, meet multiple competing deadlines, develop thoughtfully written materials, maintain a positive attitude under pressure, and manage budgets. Experience as a user of grant-management or customer service software and tracking systems is a plus.

 

Skills and Strengths

·       A commitment and skillset aligned with facilitative and shared learning. Able to utilize different approaches and tools to advance the foundation team’s education knowledge and engagement in the community.

·       Ability to work effectively in a start-up culture with a small and collaborative team. Self-motivated and able to work independently.

·       Professional yet approachable demeanor with strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills that effectively lead to building rapport and trust.

·       Ability to work collaboratively with partner organizations and build a network of advisors and relationships to inform SFF.

·       Ability to “think big” at the strategic level while also being able to focus and prioritize tactical goals.

·       Ability to analyze, research, and review grant proposals, impact reports, and initiatives with creativity and mature judgment. Ability to synthesize research findings and identify implications for SFF’s strategy, as well as the broader education field.

·       Open, flexible, and culturally competent when working with POC-led community-based organizations.

·       Strong writing and oral presentation skills and the ability to communicate complex ideas effectively with diverse stakeholders such as practitioners, nonprofit organizations, teachers, researchers, and the foundation team. A facilitation approach that can nimbly move learning to the white board.

·       Highly experienced computer skills: proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 

·       Unwavering commitment to confidentiality.

 

Education and Experience

·       Demonstrated skills, commitment, and track record in relationship management.

·       Preferably 8-10 years of relevant experience, and a minimum of 5 years of experience in program design & management, strategy, and evaluation with multiple stakeholders from different disciplines preferably in the education arena.

·       Previous grantmaking experience is not required, but valued, along with a demonstrated track-record of effective relationships with POC-led community organizations and local funders.

 

Field Work 

With the recent completion of our education strategy, we are shifting to an implementation phase. As such, we expect that 30-40% of the Education Program Officer’s time will be spent in the field. Candidate must have access to reliable transportation for field work; mileage will be reimbursed. Because attendance at nonprofit fundraising and community events is an important part of relationship building, the Candidate must be willing and able to work occasional evenings and weekends (primarily during the Fall & Spring event seasons).

 

The above statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of the position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position. The candidate may be required to perform other functions not specifically addressed in this description.

 

The Stolte Family Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We value and encourage a culture of diversity and celebrate our employees’ differences in age, color, race and ethnicity, gender identity or expression, language, physical ability, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and veteran status. We strongly encourage candidates of color and other underrepresented groups to apply.

 

Compensation

This position is .80 FTE. Salary range is $110,000 - $140,000 (1.0 FTE), at .80FTE the range is $88,000-$112,000. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits package is highly competitive with other private foundations and includes 100% Regence medical and dental coverage for employee and dependent children, a 401K match, Flex Spending Account for medical and dependent care, and employee charitable matching grants. Target start date is mid-January 2020. Employees are required to sign a confidentiality and arbitration agreement.

 

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter via email to hiring@stoltefamilyfoundation.org. Please include your first and last name in the subject line. Materials will be reviewed until Friday, October 18, 2019. We will facilitate initial phone interviews during this period. Based on the expected volume of interest in this position opening, we will not be able to speak with every body.


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State Job Opportunity - Procurement & Supply Specialist 1 - Washington Youth Academy

 

Job Title

Procurement & Supply Specialist 1

Closing Date/Time

Tue. 10/15/19 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Salary

$2,978.00 - $3,871.00 Monthly

Job Type

Full Time - Permanent

Location

Kitsap County – Bremerton, Washington

Department

Military Department

 An exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Washington's youth!

COMPENSATION:  Wage/salary will depend on qualifications or rules of promotion.

Under the supervision and direction of the Washington Youth Academy (WYA) Business Manager, is responsible for the purchasing, supply, shelf and inventory management for the goods and services necessary to operate the (WYA) and serve the cadets attending the program.  This position works in coordination with Procurement & Supply staff assigned to the Department's Finance Division.

To view the complete job announcement and information on how to apply, click on the link below:

Procurement & Supply Specialist 1

Applicants are required to apply through the State’s Online Recruiting System which can be accessed at:

www.careers.wa.gov