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Community Investments Supervisor (Supervisor II)

Community Investments Supervisor (Supervisor II)

$77,376.00 - $140,025.60 Annually
1120 SW 5th Ave, OR
Job Type
Remote Employment
OMF-Office of the Chief Administrative Officer
Job Number
10/10/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
The Position

The City of Portland and the Community Safety Division are seeking a Community Investments Supervisor to join the team!

About this position:
This position joins the Community Safety Division at an exciting and dynamic time of change for the division and City. This position supervises a newly combined unit consisting of the Office of Violence Prevention (formerly in the Mayor’s Office), Community Safety Program (formerly in the Office of Community & Civic Life), and Safer Summer PDX Focused Investment Team. The position manages staff and programs that provide critical community safety investments throughout the city of Portland based on evidence-based best practices.
This position is responsible for building alignment and coordination across the teams in this new unit, developing and directing an overall community investment strategy, and establishing reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and learning systems and structures.

As a Community Investments Supervisor (Supervisor II), you will: 
  • Directs the strategic development and continuous improvement of the Division’s community investments to improve safety.
  • Lead and manage the Office of Violence Prevention and Community Safety Program teams, in addition to any other community investment programs or funds assigned to the Community Safety Division.
  • Support and manage a multicultural team that applies a racial and social justice analysis and delivers equitable outcomes through collective efforts.
  • Develop and administer the budget for the teams within the unit, monitor budget efficiencies, and performance, and track annual and multi-year revenue/expenses.
  • Develop and maintain reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and learning systems and structures for the unit, to demonstrate the collective effects of community investment efforts and adapt approaches as needed.
  • Work with the Program & Policy Unit and Community Safety Division leadership to implement the Division’s strategic goals.
  • Work with the Program & Policy Unit and Community Safety Division leadership to address complex community, division, and citywide issues and goals.
  • Maintain and cultivate contacts and relationships within multiple professional and community fields (city governance, program-specific areas, policy realms, community, and more).
City of Portland Core Values:
Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility
These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here.
Why work at the City of Portland?
The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, and short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.
The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here.
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement 
As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by the date of hire. You may request an exception, for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered.
Work Location 
Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed remotely due to COVID. In the future, current positions classified as “full-time remote” will: 1) become a remote/onsite mix or 2) revert to full-time at a city work location.
To Qualify
Applicants must provide details in their supplemental question responses and resume that demonstrate how their education, training and/or experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications:
  1. Experience developing and providing strategic direction to diverse teams focused on different technical areas to achieve collective impact.
  2. Experience in the design, supervision and implementation of programs and services that improve community safety through community investment (non-policing, non-carceral interventions).
  3. Experience leading a team and with employee supervision, including training and performance evaluation, and planning, organizing, and allocating work to staff.
  4. Experience collecting, analyzing and applying data and information from a variety of sources (e.g. lived experiences, social history and traditional research methods) to support strategy, policy, and practice agendas.
  5. Experience exercising judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy in dealing with highly sensitive, complex, confidential, and controversial issues and situations.
 Applicants must also possess:
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire.
The Recruitment Process
An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their résumé and answers to the supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to the establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.
**PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies**
Recruitment Activity Schedule:
  •  Job Posting closes: 10/10/2022
  • Applications Reviewed: 10/03/22- 10/14/22
  • Eligible List / Notices Generated: week of 10/17/22
  • 1st Round of Interviews: Early November
  • 2nd Round of Interviews (if needed): Mid-November
  • Job Offer: Early/Mid December
 *Timeline is approximate and subject to change.

Application Instructions
Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.
  • Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement.
  • Your resume should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions.
  • Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis:  Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience.
  • If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above.
Please noteall completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm, on the closing date of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. 
Additional Information
Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application.
Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. 
ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. 
Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply.
Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a “language pay differential.” This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skills to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here.
Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates:

Contact Information
Loan Tran Polanco, Senior Recruiter
Bureau of Human Resources
City of Portland
1120 SW 5th Ave, 404

Portland, Oregon, 97204