Program Coordinator II – Housing (171 views)

600 Northeast Grand Avenue, Portland, OR 97232 US
March 12, 2024 2024-05-11
Job Description

Metro’s Housing Department is hiring for a Program Coordinator II. In this role you will be a key member of the Regional Capacity team by providing essential support on various projects that directly impact our communities. We are seeking a seasoned professional who thrives on keeping large-scale projects moving forward seamlessly. The first priorities for the Regional Capacity team will include crafting innovative programming for technical assistance to organizing dynamic events like regional workshops and jobs fairs, you’ll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our region. If this sounds like you and you are ready to be a part of this journey with us, this is your chance to join the team.

As a Program Coordinator II you will

  • Serve as the primary support for Regional Capacity Manager and Program Managers, adeptly navigating research, analysis, and coordination.
  • Co-develop and refine administrative and operating procedures for systems that are integral to the efficient operation of our program, including comprehensive manuals, forms, and handbooks.
  • Contribute to the strategic framework by assisting in the development of program goals, policies, processes, and guidelines.
  • Provide expertise on coordinating projects, addressing challenges, and proposing innovative solutions to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Support Program Managers in the intricacies of preparing and managing solicitations, grantmaking and contracting ensuring compliance and accuracy throughout.
  • Oversee the preparation and maintenance of administrative documentation, including solicitations, program agreements, contracts.  
  • Play a key role in orchestrating the development and implementation of event planning for conferences, jobs fairs and more.
  • Facilitate the planning and implementation for the convening of trainings for direct service workers.
  • Stay in tune with industry trends through diligent research, reporting and recommendations on national best practices on housing and homelessness systems enhancements.
  • Serve as the steward for documenting program activity costs, progress, outcomes, and assist in program evaluations. Provide your strategic insights for continuous improvements. 
  • Engage and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Attributes for success:

  • Knowledge and ability to apply a racial equity lens throughout your work
  • Exhibit both the capacity and willingness to work independently while also collaborating effectively as part of a team: when one of us succeeds, we all succeed.
  • Ability to display proficiency in managing multiple tasks related to complex projects simultaneously 
  • Ability to deliver on deadlines amidst competing priorities and sometimes unpredictable work environments.
  • Talent to organize and coordinate complex research studies
  • Critical thinker who can independently analyze and make well-grounded recommendations. 
  • Demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills, effectively conveying ideas and information with clarity and professionalism.

If interested in reading more about this opportunity or to apply; visit our website by March 21 at 5pm PST