The Planning and Policy Project Coordinator will manage and direct applied projects with a broad range of diverse Oregon communities. We are particularly interested in finding candidates for this position that have lived experience and a deep commitment to serving and working with Latino/Latina and other historically marginalized and underserved communities. Candidates with Spanish language fluency are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will work strategically with diverse colleagues, students, and community members. This position will actively engage in developing, practicing, and teaching principles of social justice and inclusion. The position facilitates a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
This is a funding contingent position that oversees day-to-day project management activities. Responsibilities include providing management, guidance, and direct supervision of students (graduate and undergraduate), student research teams, and paid graduate and undergraduate research assistants. The Project Coordinator will assist with project development, including grant and proposal research and writing. The Project Coordinator will also provide research support to other IPRE programs as needed. This position will require statewide and limited overnight travel. The position is posted as a junior position with significant professional growth potential within IPRE.
The Institute for Policy Research and Engagement (IPRE) is an interdisciplinary organization that assists Oregon communities by providing planning and technical assistance to help solve local issues and improve the quality of life for Oregon residents. The role of IPRE is to link the skills, expertise, and innovation of secondary and higher education with the planning and policy needs of communities and regions in the State of Oregon thereby providing service to Oregon and learning to the students involved.
IPRE, the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM), and the University of Oregon are committed to and engaged in building a culturally diverse educational and workplace environment. IPRE values a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach in our work that aims to reach and assist all cultural and ethnic backgrounds across the state of Oregon and beyond.
Supplemental question: “Describe your professional background as it relates to diversity, equity, and inclusion and how it will influence your work in this position.”
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