The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University (OSU) is seeking a Juntos Statewide Leader. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE) 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the OSU Open Campus & Special Initiatives Leader.
The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University enhances access to enrichment and problem solving through reciprocal relationships for the exchange of knowledge and resources in partnership with individuals, communities, business, industries, government, and educational institutions.
This Juntos Statewide Leader will be a team member of the Division of University Outreach and Engagement's OSU Open Campus and will have statewide responsibilities.
OSU Open Campus is a partnership among Oregon State University, the Association of Oregon Counties, many of Oregon's Community Colleges, regional economic development groups, K-12 education systems, business communities, and local government. The goal of OSU Open Campus is to provide local access to learning that meets the needs of individuals, families, businesses, and communities.
This Juntos Statewide Leader will provide local leadership, statewide direction and coordination, and foster partnerships needed to advance and sustain OSU Open Campus and Juntos program goals.
The Juntos program provides Latino parents and 8-12th grade students with culturally relevant programming and resources to graduate from high school and gain access to post-secondary educational opportunities. This hands-on program is taught primarily in Spanish and meets for 2-hours once a week for six weeks in the evenings. Other components of Juntos include: advising, clubs & mentoring, family nights, and college visits.
This position will require traveling to meet with local officials, education and community agencies, employers and economic development staff, and individuals as well as to fulfill the general work requirements of this position.
Active and effective communication with staff and key stakeholders is critical to the success of this position and access to wireless services is necessary.
Oregon State University and the Division are committed to maintaining and enhancing a collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity. All employees of the Division are responsible for helping to ensure that these commitments are achieved. In addition, this Juntos Statewide Leader will design, develop, maintain and/or carry out Division programs to ensure that all people have equal program participation opportunities.
Typically requires Bachelor's Degree in field relevant to program focus.
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Education Administration, Adult Education, Extension Education, or related field; and Five or more years of relevant professional experience. Degree must be completed by application date.
Bilingual (English and Spanish) and Bicultural. Demonstrated ability to engage Spanish speaking audiences through the utilization of bi-literate and bicultural skills.
Two or more years of supervisory experience and program management; including budgetary accountability.
Demonstrated excellent oral and written (English and Spanish) communication skills including effective use of electronic (traditional and web-based) and printed mass media.
Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and manage competing time demands.
General ability to use common computer software, including proficiency with information technology, web sites and social media.
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse audiences.
Demonstrated ability to work as a collaborative member of a team.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per OSU Standard 576-056-0000 et seq.
This position requires flexibility to work in a variety of settings and on evenings and weekends.
Travel will be required.
Duties may require carrying, lifting, and/or pulling educational materials and equipment, up to 20 lbs.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.