Beaverton Police Department is actively seeking an experienced analyst to support the Office of the Chief of Police on a wide range of complex projects, including budget preparation, grant management, accreditation, and strategic planning. The Police Strategic Initiatives Program Manager will provide input and specialized support for a variety of high-visibility projects and topics that have significant and long-term impacts on city and departmental policies and priorities.
The successful candidate:
- Has experience in public safety and familiarity with the laws and regulations related to police department.
- Has extensive knowledge and experience with public sector budgeting and financial functions.
- Can work effectively and build positive relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders across the community, from the departments 182 sworn and non-sworn personnel to city leaders to Beaverton residents.
- Is a skilled researcher who is excited to dig in to local, state, and national trends and help understand their effects on the department, organization, and community.
- Communicates clearly and engagingly with broad audiences about complex, sensitive, topics.
- Has a track record of successfully writing and administering grants and contracts.
- Is dedicated to the department’s values of courage, compassion, and integrity.
This is a full-time, exempt, Management 2 (M2) position. The classification is Program Manager. There is one vacancy.
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, public administration, business, or a related field and
- Five years’ experience in project or program management, including
- Two years’ experience in municipal government or public safety,
- Two years’ experience in a supervisory or lead role, and
- Two years’ experience managing grants; or
- An equivalent combination of education and experience enabling the incumbent to perform the essential functions of the position.
Licensing and special requirements
- Valid drivers’ license and the ability to meet the city’s driving standards.
- Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) fingerprints must be completed and cleared prior to start date.
- Ability to pass reference checks and education verification, and satisfy the requirements of a background check, including fingerprints.
- Ability to satisfy the requirements of a pre-employment drug screen.
- Completion of federal grant management class provided by the US Department of Justice within one year of grant assignment.
- Completion of Oregon Accreditation Alliance Accreditation Manager course within one year of start date.
The City of Beaverton is committed to supporting a culture of accountability, equity and inclusion for all, especially marginalized groups. We pledge to continue the ongoing, difficult and essential work needed to address institutional racism and historical inequities in all forms.
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.
Studies have shown that many candidates, especially women, are less likely to apply for a job if they do not 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.