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Safe and Inclusive Schools Manager (Operations and Policy Analyst 4)

Oregon Department of Education
Closing date: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022

Are you looking for a position that develops equitable and inclusive school policies and helps lead strategic program planning and implementation that directly impacts our communities and local school districts? Then this is the position for you; apply today!

Oregon Department of Education
Monthly Salary Range: $6,480.00- $9,541.00
Application Deadline: 12/04/2022
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Position: Safe and Inclusive Schools Manager (Operations and Policy Analyst 4)

Job Description:
We are currently seeking a Safe and Inclusive Schools Manger (Operations and Policy Analyst4) to join our management team at the Oregon Department of Education. The Oregon Department of Education’s (ODE’s) mission is to foster equity and excellence for every learner through collaboration with educators, partners, and communities. In fulfilling its mission, ODE has a vision to ensure all students have access to and benefit from a world-class, well–rounded, and equitable education system.

What you will do!
This position is the lead for the Safe and Inclusive Schools (SIS) team, helping coordinate policy and program planning and implementation across all SIS initiatives: School Safety and Prevention System (SSPS), bullying, cyberbullying, intimidation, harassment, and sexual violence, as well as suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention. The person in this position must root initiatives, partnerships, policies, and practices with a center in an equitable and inclusive school culture and climate. The person in this position must also have experience and expertise with school safety, belonging, and health/well-being.

The person in this position is responsible for the internal strategic coordination, collaboration, and partnership across SIS initiatives and other ODE-centric mental health, school safety and violence, and wellness programs. This position requires systems-thinking perspectives and approaches, and must have a strong partner, facilitator, collaborator, and team player as the lead. The person in this position will lead a variety of initiatives and support on both a policy and practice level - as a lead advisor to OEDI and ODE leadership on legislative issues and other unique grant opportunities that support student safety and well-being.

Why us?
At ODE, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

When you join us, you are joining an environment with colleagues who are passionate about public service and impact the lives of children and families statewide.

Excellent medical, vision and dental benefit package for the employee and qualified family members with very low monthly out-of-pocket cost and additional optional benefits, such as basic life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and flexible spending accounts for health care and child care expenses.
Paid days off –
10 paid holidays per year
3 additional paid "Personal Business Days" per year
8 hours of sick leave accumulated every month
Progressive vacation leave accrual, starting at 10 hours per month, with increases every 5 years
Pension and retirement plans
You also get to live, work and play in Oregon where you have four beautiful seasons and access to beaches, mountains and the high desert.

If you're driven by the passion to impact the lives of children, youth, and families statewide, the Oregon Department of Education is the place for you.

This Is What You Need To Qualify:

A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and five years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.


Any combination of experience and education equivalent to eight years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skills for the classification.

For additional information you may contact us by e-mail at

The Department of Education is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to a diverse workforce. The Department strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.