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Youth with Incarcerated Parents Program Director

Willamette University
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 15, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
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Youth with Incarcerated Parents Program Director

Posting Number: R0004501
Location: Salem Campus

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Position Summary:
This is a grant-funded position. Funding has been secured from the Oregon Youth Development Council. This position will implement a new initiative over the course of the grant period, and will organize programming (affinity groups, workshops, and conferences) and develop curriculum focused on leadership development that empower and educate youth who have parents who are incarcerated; the Director may also supervise research and evaluation of program outcomes, depending on qualifications.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Develop project work plan in partnership with funders
  • Manage program finances and funder relationships, including submission of quarterly grant activity reports
  • Develop relationships with partner organizations for youth referrals, additional youth resources and support, and collaboration on events and workshops
  • Develop relationships with relevant agencies and organizations to advocate for youth participation in meetings and forums
  • Supervise youth leaders in participatory action program evaluation, including developing, implementing, and assessing pre- and post-participation outcome questionnaires and other evaluation instruments
  • Recruit youth participants
  • Host ongoing, regional affinity group meetings
  • Coordinate workshops, events, and conferences
  • Support youth leadership council
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Knowledge of relevant literature on youth empowerment programming
  • Ability to design curriculum based on research about program effectiveness for underserved youth
  • Knowledge of the carceral system and effects on families
  • Experience working with underserved youth

Preferred Qualifications

Graduate level education in relevant field and/or commensurate experience administering programs for underserved populations.

Typical Work Schedule

Work schedule is flexible and will need to accommodate availability of youth involved in programming.

Physical Demands & Working Conditions

Typical work is performed indoors in a normal office environment.

Salary: $27 - $30 per hour

Applications will be reviewed beginning August 22, 2022 and review will continue until the position is filled.

All University positions require that candidates submit to a criminal conviction record check prior to hire. Conviction does not automatically preclude candidates from being hired. Nature of conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the position.

You will need to upload the following documents as part of your application materials in the "My Experience" section labeled Resume:
  • Cover letter addressing the required/desired qualifications and presenting any other applicant characteristics which deserve emphasis
  • Current Resume

​Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. jeid-2911839ba850be43b23ac57331833baf
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