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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Housing Bureau

Solving the unmet housing needs of the people of Portland.

Phone: 503-823-2375

fax: 503-823-2387

421 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204

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PHB hiring an Engagement & Policy Coordinator!

The Portland Housing Bureau (PHB) is looking for a member of the leadership team to facilitate the planning and implementation of the Bureau’s engagement with the community and PHB’s community based partners, so that the community’s experience and needs inform all of our policies and practices. The Engagement and Policy Coordinator will also assist in the Bureau’s planning, development, and implementation of policy that guides Bureau investments, and links housing to the work of the City, other jurisdictions, and our community. In all areas the work is formed by a recognition of and commitment to removal of the systemic barriers to opportunity related to race and disability.
This position reports to the Bureau Director, and will develop methods and processes and be a resource for staff in public engagement that meaningfully informs our work and will lead the Bureau in accountability back to the community about that work.   The Engagement and Policy Coordinator will have responsibility for advancement of equity in all work as part of the Bureau’s leadership team and will facilitate the work of PHB cross functional groups and manage projects that relate policy to program delivery. The Engagement and Policy Coordinator works closely with the Data and Research Sr. Analyst to ensure Bureau policy is responsive to current best practices and relevant and current data.

Finally, the Portland Housing Bureau does our work as part of the public sector. PHB strives to excel in transparency and accountability. The Engagement and Policy Coordinator will have an understanding of governance processes and a healthy respect for and humility about the role of government in facilitating the needs of the community.

Go to the City's website to apply, closes September 8.