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OAESD Program Administrator

Linn Benton Lincoln ESD

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1.0 FTE on a 260 day work calendar
Location: Flexible
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package




1. Valid Oregon Teachers Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) administrative license preferred or equivalent from another state.
2. Master’s degree or higher (in education preferred).
3. Experience in K-12 school and/or ESD/ESA administration (preferred).
4. Working knowledge of Oregon’s system of ESD’s, K-12 school districts, and Department of Education
5. Understanding of Oregon’s system of regional delivery of education services.
6. Demonstrated leadership skills including the ability to maintain a global perspective and vision; establish and implement workgroup direction; motivate staff; and to make effective decisions.
7. Ability to work as an integrated team member and effectively with a variety of stakeholder groups.
8. Effective written and oral communications skills.
9. Excellent planning and organization skills.
10. Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
11. In lieu of above Minimum Qualifications, OAESD may consider alternative education and work experiences relevant to Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities.


OAESD Executive Director


The Program Administrator for the Association will work under the direction of the OAESD Executive Director with primary responsibility for the implementation of activities, projects and initiatives determined by the OAESD Program Cabinet.


Essential Functions:

1. Work together with and take direction from the OAESD Executive Director.
2. Attend meetings and, in collaboration with the Executive Director, coordinate the operations, activities and functions of the Program Cabinet.
3. Develop, write, make application or otherwise respond to requests for information or proposals from ODE and other entities at the direction of the Program Cabinet.
4. Provide recommendations to the Program Cabinet regarding objectives, outcomes, subcontracts and funding distribution for statewide ESD-led activities, projects and initiatives.
5. Administer and coordinate statewide ESD-led activities, projects and initiatives.
6. Collaborate with ODE and/or other partners in the implementation of statewide ESD-led activities, projects and initiatives.
7. Convene regular meetings of the project leads and staff responsible for the regional implementation of ESD-led activities, projects and initiatives.
8. Act as primary contact with ODE and other stakeholders in the coordination, communication and implementation existing regional initiatives and contracts involving multiple ESDs.
9. Provide leadership and technical assistance to ESD superintendents and staff in the implementation of statewide ESD-led activities projects and initiatives.
10. Prepare and administer annual budgets for statewide ESD-led activities, projects and initiatives.
11. Prepare financial reports for partners involved in the statewide ESD-led activities, projects and initiatives.
12. In conjunction with ODE and/or other partners, make determination on the appropriateness of expenditures by subcontractors to achieve project outcomes of statewide ESD-led activities, projects and initiatives.
13. In conjunction with ODE and/or other partners, collect and report data on the extent to which statewide ESD-led activities, projects and initiatives have been successful in achieving determined outcomes.
14. In conjunction with ODE and/or other partners make recommendations on the extent to which subcontractors have been effective in meeting project objectives and outcomes and corresponding eligibility for continuing role as subcontractor for statewide ESD-led activities, projects and initiatives.
15. Create professional development opportunities, including conferences and workshops for ESD staff and regional partners pertaining to statewide ESD-led initiatives.
16. Convene meetings of job alike staff from individual ESDs as appropriate for effective implementation of statewide initiatives in which ESDs are involved and coordinate activities and functions of these groups as appropriate.
17. Serve as a resource for ESD superintendents in their relationship with local districts and other ESD superintendents on matters pertaining to ESD-led activities, projects and initiatives.
18. Establish and maintain communication between the Executive Director, Program Cabinet, Superintendent Council, Governance Council and partner agencies including ODE on ESD-led initiatives.
19. Perform other duties and assume other responsibilities as assigned by the OAESD Executive Director and/or Program Cabinet.

Other Functions:

1. Maintain professional dress standards at all times.
2. Maintain confidentiality at all time.
3. Demonstrate a commitment to promoting equity and diversity.
4. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.
5. Participate in agency goal setting and planning meetings to improve service provision.
6. Work well within a team. Promote good staff morale and put team needs above individual needs.
7. Collaborate with others to complete tasks and solve problems in a positive manner.
8. Communicate effectively in a courteous, tactful and professional manner.


1. Ability to sit for extended periods of time in vehicle or work setting.
2. Ability to provide own transportation to numerous settings with occasional overnight stays, as deemed necessary.
3. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

Benefit Information

Salary and benefit information shown are based on full-time employment (1.0 FTE) based on the current school year
Placement on the Linn Benton Lincoln ESD Administrative salary schedule will be commensurate with applicant’s qualifications, relevant training, and experience
Discretionary fringe for allowable tax-advantaged accounts and for tuition costs
Linn Benton Lincoln ESD will provide an Insurance CAP to assist with health, dental and vision insurance premiums
Employer paid PERS, holidays, sick leave and personal days are also provided
Employer paid Life Insurance 1 x annual salary
Employer paid Basic AD&D and Long Term Disability
Cell Phone/Data Stipend

Health Insurance

Oregon Educators Benefit Board (OEBB) provides insurance to school and education service district employees

Includes medical, dental, vision & prescription insurance
Monthly premium deducted pre-tax
LBLESD contributes a monthly CAP/Pool to help offset insurance cost
Health Savings Accounts for high deductible plans
Flexible Spending Accounts

Carriers offered are:

Willamette Dental Group


PERS – Public Employee Retirement System
For more information visit:
LBLESD pays the 6% employee contribution on behalf of each employee

Personal Leave

Up to 24 hours

Sick Leave

Up to 96 hours
Sick Leave Bank
Employees may opt to donate one day of sick leave to become a member of the Sick Leave Bank
Members may request leave from the sick leave bank in the event of a catastrophic illness or injury

Professional Development Opportunities

LBLESD hosts a variety of training classes
First Aid/CPR classes offered onsite
Includes workshops and conferences

Application process

Applications are available at

A complete application consists of

Online Application
Cover letter
Minimum of two letters of reference
Copy of University Transcripts (Successful candidates will be required to provide official transcripts before completion of the hiring process) if required
Copy of License * if required

*If you are in the process of receiving your license, please note on the application

Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities may contact Human Resources at 541-812-2624 for additional information and assistance.

Linn Benton Lincoln ESD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Qualifying veterans and disabled veterans may obtain preference by submitting with their completed application a copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) or a letter from the US Dept. of Veteran's Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension as verification of eligibility. Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their veteran's disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214 or 215.