Housing Mediation Program Coordinator

$29.46 - $39.48 hourly
  • City of Beaverton
  • 12725 Millikan Way Beaverton, OR
  • Aug 05, 2022
Full time Administration/Management Community Engagement Housing

Job Description

The City of Beaverton is excited to announce a new full-time, limited-duration opening for a Housing Mediation Program Coordinator at the Center for Mediation and Dialogue. If you have experience in conflict resolution or mediation, thrive in a collaborative work environment, and enjoy bringing the community together to create new paths forward for landlords and tenants, please apply!  

The Housing Mediation Program Coordinator will manage various projects and activities related to Eviction Prevention Mediation. The person coordinates with staff of other departments, volunteers, the public, and other agencies. Coordinators also facilitate, mediate, and possibly teach as needed to support the program. The position requires the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders and respond to requests from the public in a professional and courteous manner.  A successful candidate will have interest and/or experience in conflict resolution, mediation, and outreach/networking.  

The position is a grant-funded, full-time, limited-duration position (through September 2023) with the possibility of extension dependent upon state grant funding. This is a non-exempt, SEIU-represented position. 

Qualifications

Education and experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree, and 

  • Three years experience as a mediator or facilitator in mediation, and/or related fields; OR

  • Associate’s degree with four years’ experience as a mediator or facilitator in mediation, and/or related fields 

Licensing and special requirements: 

  • Ability to meet the Oregon Office for Community Dispute Resolution minimum requirements for community mediators (32-hour Basic Mediation Training and a minimum of 12 continuing mediator education hours a year) 

  • Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends 

  • Ability to pass reference and background check 

Candidates who are bilingual in English and Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply. 

 

Beaverton is a diverse city, boasting a large population of qualified persons, including women, veterans, Black, Indigenous and people of color, persons with disabilities, generational groups, persons who speak many languages and are of diverse national origins. 

 

It is widely stated—and supported by studies—that candidates, especially women, are less likely to apply for a job unless they believe they meet 100% of the hiring criteria. The city’s talent acquisition goals include hiring the candidate who is best able to meet the performance objectives of the role. We therefore encourage persons with non-traditional skill sets and experiences to apply, even if you believe you do not meet 100% of the qualifications and hiring criteria described.