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Census Project Manager (Operations and Policy Analyst 4)
SALEM OR 97309
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

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Census Project Manager (Operations and Policy Analyst 4)
Census Project Manager (Operations and Policy Analyst 4)



Census Project Manager (Operations and Policy Analyst 4)


$69,240.00 - $97,092.00 Annually


Salem, OR

Job Type

Limited Duration


Governor's Office

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6/29/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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Are you interested in being the state's point person for the 2020 census? Do you have experience managing projects or programs? Does ensuring that we have an accurate census count appeal to you? Are you passionate about all Oregonians being represented? If this sounds like you, come and join our dynamic team!

The Governor's Office is recruiting for a limited duration, full time, Census Project Manager lasting through the completion of the 2020 Census activities. Position is based in Salem and will require regular travel around the state, as well as regular meetings in the Portland metro area.

This position is an executive service position. Employees in the executive service serve at the pleasure of the Governor in an "at will status".

What you will do!

You will be the point person in the Governor's office for all Census 2020 related activities to ensure an accurate census count in the federal 2020 Census. You will build the goals and deliverables within the framework of broader goals laid out by supervisor.

You will work in direct coordination with staff who oversee: federal affairs; local government relations; diversity, equity and inclusion; tribal relations; and other related policy areas.

Must be self-directed and able to work alone and manage a project with many moving pieces at once, but also be a team player who works closely with colleagues and partners to ensure the Oregon Census 2020 activities are comprehensive and complete. You must show an understanding of different communications styles and prove competency in working with diverse stakeholder communities located across Oregon.

For a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities for this position please review the position description by clicking here.

What's in it for you!

You will be the face of the Oregon 2020 census. Your contributions will make a difference for our state.

Comprehensive medical (with vision), dental and basic life insurance; other optional insurance with group-based premiums; flexible spending accounts; membership in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System; an optional deferred compensation retirement program; and generous leave benefits including 10 hours of vacation a month, 8 hours of sick leave per month, and 24 hours personal leave per fiscal year.

Office of Governor Kate Brown

The Governor is vested with the executive power of the state, charged with faithful execution of the laws, and responsible for providing leadership, planning, and direction for the Executive Branch of state government. She has authority to appoint most department and agency heads within the executive branch, as well as members of nearly 300 policymaking, regulatory and advisory boards and commissions.

The Governor proposes the state's biennial budget to the Legislature, recommends legislation, and may also call special sessions. She reviews all bills passed by the Legislature and may veto measures she believes are not in the public interest.

The Governor chairs the State Land Board, which manages state-owned lands. She directs state government's coordination with local and federal governments, and is Commander-in-Chief of the state's military forces. The Governor is also the Superintendent of Public Instruction with oversight of the state's public K-12 education system.

The Governor appoints judges to fill vacancies in judicial offices, has extradition authority, and may grant reprieves, commutations, and pardons of criminal sentences.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

To be considered for this position you must meet the following minimum qualifications (required skills):

A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or related degree; AND five years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.


Any combination of experience and education equivalent to eight years of professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work related.

Note: The successful candidate is required to possess and maintain a valid driver's license issued by the state where they reside and maintain a satisfactory driving record.

Requested Skills

While these skills are not required, candidates who are the most competitive will have the following:

+ Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with diverse group of stakeholders.

+ Experience managing projects and tracking multiple deadlines.

+ Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

+ Community organizing experience not necessary but preferred.

+ Bilingual abilities not necessary but preferred.

Additional Information

To Apply

+ Click the "Apply" button above and complete the online application.

+ Attach a resume.

+ Attach a cover letter.

+ Attach Veterans' Preference documentation, if you are requesting veterans' preference. Veterans' preference information and appropriate documentation is outlined by the following website: Veterans Resources. You may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.

+ Answer all the supplemental questions.

Candidates whose training and/or experience most closely match the requirements and needs of the position will be eligible for an interview.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require VISA sponsorship will not be considered at this time.

Questions/Need Help?

Do you have questions about the recruitment and selection process (e.g., supplemental questions, clarification of job announcement information, etc.)? Contact Rebecca Wilson, Recruitment Analyst, at or call (503) 373-7655. If you need an alternate format in order to complete the application process, please contact Rebecca and be prepared to describe the alternate format needed.

If you have computer related difficulties (such as login issues, attaching documents, web browser issues, get an error message during the application process, etc.), please call the NEOGOV help line for assistance at 1-855-524-5627 or e-mail NEOGOV at When submitting an applicant issue please include your name, if you have an applicant ID, a valid contact number, the issue, and if possible a time when you are available to be contacted.

Job Posting Reference Number: GOV18-1085

The Oregon Governor's Office is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer Committed to Work Force Diversity

Core benefits

Medical, vision and dental insurance

+ Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members

+ $5,000 in employee basic life insurance

Retirement benefits

+ Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

+ Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs

**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.

Paid leaves and other benefits

+ Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation

+ Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

+ 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year

+ Ten paid holidays a year

The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits

+ Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents

+ Long-term and short-term disability

+ Accidental Death and Dismemberment

+ Long-term care (self and eligible family members)

+ Flexible spending accounts

+ Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.

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