Business Liaison

Linn-Benton Community College
Oregon, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Dec 21, 2020

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Grants & Contracts
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Number: 0601077-C Position Type: Classified Special Notes to Applicants:
This position has been extended to increase the applicant pool.

This is a Temporary, renewable dependent upon continuation of funding position.

Cover letter must give a detailed account of how the minimum qualifications are being met.

LBCC values a work life balance. Here are some benefits of working full-time at LBCC :
  • 245-day work year (Fridays off in July and August and a week off at the end of December)
  • Eleven paid holidays per year
  • Accrual of eleven days of paid leave (vacation) per year
  • Accrual of eight hours of sick leave per month
  • Tuition waiver for you and your dependents
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance for employee and dependents (premiums paid at 100%)
As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

LBCC offers a pay incentive to eligible employees who demonstrate proficiency in conversational Spanish when evaluated and formally certified by a college-approved professional or agency. Eligibility to apply for and receive bilingual pay incentives for Spanish and languages other than English are subject to the provisions of Administrative Rule 6025-06. For more detailed information, please review the LBCC Bilingual Pay Incentive Administrative Policy Position Title: Business Liaison Division/Department: Parenting Education Location Albany Campus, Albany, OR Job Summary:
The position is designed to jumpstart new childcare facilities by addressing barriers to new and expanded quality childcare facilities. This individual will act as catalyst between private and public sectors in identifying opportunities to increase quality childcare through aligning employer participation, capital, land and public private partnerships. Duties include engaging employer participation, aligning state and local funding, qualifying appropriate available land as well as aligning private sector employers/partners to pursue viable new childcare facilities. Goals will be set for generating a net increase of childcare slots for infant through pre-school children, and new or expanded facilities to accommodate additional children. Regular reports will be provided to regional stakeholders on progress. This individual will have experience in forging partnerships, including public/private projects, development experience and be committed to increasing high-quality childcare in Linn, Benton & Lincoln Counties. Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Economic Development, Commercial Real Estate, or a related field. Extensive (5+ years) progressively responsible work experience at a level that required supervision or management of projects and programs in economic development, redevelopment, commercial real estate development, business assistance, public facility or infrastructure development, public and/or private finance, or workforce development, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience that enables performance of all aspects of the position.

Licenses and Certificates: Requires a valid Oregon driver’s license or access to transportation to attend required meetings and events.

Knowledge and Skills: Requires personal computer, word processing, website management and data base application skills. Requires strong record-keeping, documentation and presentation skills. Requires good organizational, planning, communication, problem solving, customer relations and phone skills. Must have good writing and editing skills.

Abilities: Work requires considerable independent judgment and initiative in combining a broad scope of blended funding, property development and project partnerships. This individual must have sophisticated, analytical judgments in order to solve a variety of complex, technical problems. Responsible for overall management of partnership development and economic development project activities. Must be adept at working with multiple organizations toward a common goal. Requires the ability to communicate formally and informally with contacts both inside and outside the college setting. Must be able to work respectfully with individuals of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. Preferred Qualifications: Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Requires ability to operate computer software and office equipment to perform essential duties of the job. Must be able to communicate effectively in person and over the phone. May require lifting light to medium weight materials (10 to 25 lbs.).

Work is normally performed in an office setting with minimal exposure to health and safety hazards. Frequent travel to community locations, meetings and events within Linn, Lincoln and Benton Counties. Employee provides own transportation. Substantial time is spent working at a computer. May be required to work occasional evenings and/or weekends. Must be able to pass a central Background check through the Oregon Early Learning Division Office of Child Care. Essential Duties:
Identify public, private and foundation/grant partners to reduce costs of creating and sustaining new, high-quality childcare in Linn, Benton & Lincoln Counties.

Work with and a regional organization/group to track progress, resolve barriers and align public/private support and resources with priority projects.

Assists the EL Hub Manager in fund raising including researching new funding opportunities. Writes and prepares grant applications in collaboration with the EL Hub Manager and contacts businesses and service organizations.

Work with oversight group to develop strategies, identify resources and understand the regulatory environment and principles of high-quality childcare.

Coordinate with the CCR &R and other regional efforts related to the expansion of childcare.

Work with state agencies and task forces to accelerate regional efforts to develop this pilot program.

Convene interested employers with geographic or other relevant similarities for access to employee childcare services.

Work to build consensus, solidify support and move projects forward. This will include identifying and overcoming obstacles such as land costs/availability, start-up costs, aligning with childcare experts to ensure high quality programs in new facilities and identifying/galvanizing other funding sources.

Identify and secure employer funds for startup and/or operational offsets for new quality childcare facilities and to leverage loans, grants, and private investments/donations toward constructing new quality childcare facilities.

Compile and maintain records, reports, and documentation of grant related activities for use in project evaluation and grant reporting.

Assist other quality childcare projects as appropriate.

Performs other related duties as assigned. Applicant Instructions:
Please complete the online application and upload or attach the following required documents:

1) Resume

2) Cover Letter that includes a detailed account of how the minimum qualifications are being met

3) Academic Transcript(if needed to meet required qualifications)

Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “Academic Transcript Information” on the Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans must attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214, Copy 4) to their application to qualify for veteran’s considerations Proposed Start Date: 11/15/2021 Full-time or Part-time 245 days, Full-time, 1.0 FTE, Fiscal Year (Contracted with Benefits), Temporary, renewable-dependent upon continuation of funding Number of hours/week: 40 Posting Date: 09/24/0021 Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Salary Grade 21 Salary/Rate
Starting annual salary is $ 53,784 for a 1.0 FTE, for a 245-day annual contract plus comprehensive benefits . Salary will be prorated for remaining days in the contract.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
    • Mid-Valley Sunday Newspaper
    • Lebanon Express Newspaper
    • Oregonian Newspaper
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • HERC-Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Online
    • State Employment Department
    • LBCC Employment Opportunities Website
    • Eugene Register Guard Newspaper
    • Other Online Website (specify below)
    • Other (specify below)
  2. * If you selected other above, please specify the website or other resource from which you learned of the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Academic Transcript
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4

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