Government Relations Communications Manager

Portland Community College | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 4/29/2022
Description
Requisition ID req1246
Department Office of the President
Campus SY-Sylvania Campus
Employment Type Administrative-Full Time
 Best Consideration Apply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient qualified applications have been received
Position Summary

Under the direction of management, the Government Relations Communications Manager works to enhance internal and external engagement in the development of public policy and budget advocacy at city, county, state, and federal levels. Supports the implementation and performance of PCC’s legislative and advocacy operations, volunteer/internship recruitment and programs, and related events and meetings. Provides other support and coordination for outreach and advocacy efforts including preparing and disseminating communications, monitoring legislative developments, and liaising with government officials. Represents the College and helps to build and sustain a portfolio of local and city relationships. Serves as point of contact for inquiries and related requests. Creates new opportunities with internal and external partners to advance PCC’s mission and vision.

See the classification description for additional information: https://www.pcc.edu/hr/employment/management-jobs/government-relations-communications-manager/

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

 

  • Government relations experience at a Federal, State or local level and/or knowledge of governmental processes or legislation and integration of equity in policy formation.
  • Experience working with tracking and information systems and/or project management.
  • Strong verbal and writing skills to develop and execute communication and materials.
  • Skilled at developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external constituents and clients to develop and promote mission, goals, and objectives of the government affairs team to develop and implement policy strategies critical to PCC.

 

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Affairs/Relations, Political Science, Business Administration, Communications or related field. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.
  • Three (3) years of professional experience in government relations, legislative analysis, or communications.
  • Two years (2) of lead, supervisory, or project management experience. Successful completion of PCC LEAD Academy or a comparable external leadership training may substitute for up to 6 months of lead, supervisory, or project management experience.
  • OR five (5) years of progressively responsible, professional experience in government relations, legislative analysis, or communications.
  • Two years (2) of lead, supervisory, or project management experience. Successful completion of PCC LEAD Academy or a comparable external leadership training may substitute for up to 6 months of lead, supervisory, or project management experience.

 

Position Grade J
Starting Salary Expectations Minimum $65,713 to range midpoint of $80,496. Placement will generally not exceed the mid-point, based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range $65713 to $95282 Annual Salary
FTE 1
PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

 

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. After one year of management or confidential service, PCC also provides a 2% contribution to a 403(b) account for eligible management and confidential personnel. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age, as well as partial tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- 14.67 hours of vacation leave per month
- 1 day of sick leave per month
- 11 holidays
- 3 additional personal leave days per year

 

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements Work environment includes frequent disruptions and changes in priorities. Work is generally performed in an office environment with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. Working hours may vary and occasional evening or weekend work is required. Frequent travel to other locations is required. Must have a valid Driver License to operate a motor vehicle in the state of Oregon. No special coordination beyond that used for normal mobility and handling of everyday objects and materials is needed to perform the job satisfactorily. Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.





 
Listing Type
Jobs
Categories
Communications
Position Type
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Salary
$65713 to $95282 Annual Salary
Salary Type
/yr.

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