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3/5/2014 9:09:00 AM
Job Opening - Common Core Communications Coordinator
Program Analyst 4 (Common Core Communications Coordinator)

$56,364.00 - $82,620.00 Annually
Location: Salem, Oregon
Application Deadline: March 30, 2014

OUR MISSION: The Oregon Department of Education fosters excellence for every learner through innovation, collaboration, leadership, and service to our education partners.

OUR VALUES: Equity for Every Student; High Quality Education; Results Focused; Service; Leadership; Teamwork; People Are Our Greatest Asset

We are recruiting for a limited duration, full-time position with the Deputy Superintendent’s Office at the Oregon Department of Education in Salem, Oregon. This position is classified and represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

The Common Core Communications Coordinator is responsible for coordinating communications efforts related to the Common Core State Standards. This coordination is done in conjunction with the Communications Director, the Common Core Lead, and the Assessment Communications Coordinator.

The person in this position is responsible for responding to common core constituent questions; creating common core related communications plans; coordination of the college and career ready coalition; creation of common core talking points, resources, and documents; and improving systems of common core related communications.

In addition, this position provides general communications support to the ODE communications director including serving as media back up and assisting with general agency communications needs.

This position has the authority to represent department positions to the news media and other audiences in collaboration with the Communications Director. This position performs duties requiring confidentiality and knowledge of office operations, policies, and procedures.

INTERESTED? Here's what you need.

The successful candidate will at a minimum have:

A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a degree related to Communications, English, or Journalism; AND five years experience coordinating or administering a program related to communications, public affairs, public relations, or a related area. OR
Any combination of experience or education equivalent to eight years of experience coordinating or administering a program related to communications, public affairs, public relations, or a related area.

Compensation will consist of a competitive base salary plus the state’s excellent benefits package. Notable benefit features include: comprehensive medical (with vision), dental and basic life insurance; other optional insurance with group-based premiums; flexible spending accounts; membership in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System; an optional deferred compensation retirement program; and generous vacation, personal, and sick leave.

You can view a brief description of the benefits at State of Oregon Employment Benefits PDF.

You can find additional information on our job openings, including applications, by going to our JOBS page at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/results/?id=71. Click on EDUC14-0204.
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  • Cassie Graham Email    (503) 947-5635
    Employee Services - Recruitment Specialist

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