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Executive Director Job Opening – Oregon Human Development Corporation

Oregon Human Development Corporation

Tigard, Oregon

Seeks Executive Director

ed-ohdc-dec-2016Application Package (5 pages)

Application deadline: February 28, 2017


Oregon Human Development Corporation (OHDC), a 50l(c)(3) private non-profit corporation,  is currently the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) National Farmworker Jobs Program grantee for the states of Oregon and Nevada.  OHDC has been funded by the U.S. Department of Labor to manage and operate farmworker employment and training programs continuously since 1979.  OHDC also has a variety of state and locally funded programs that serve farmworkers and other low income individuals.  The central administrative office is located in Tigard, with service offices in Hillsboro, Woodburn, Klamath Falls, Ontario, Hermiston, Hood River, Tigard, plus Fallon (Nevada).

This position, stationed in Tigard, Oregon, serves as the chief administrator of OHDC, leading the organization's anti-poverty mission: To promote economic and social advancement of farmworkers and disadvantaged  individuals through the provision of education, training, advocacy and services that promote self-sufficiency.  The Executive Director provides overall direction and leadership in managing the organization's assets guided by OHDC's mission and individual program goals.  The Executive Director is responsible for meeting all contract performance objectives while ensuring the quality of services is most impactful for those served.   This position is directly responsible for maintaining funding for existing programs and securing new funding for additional programs and services.

See application package for additional information including job description with salary range, accountability, duties and responsibilities, desirable qualifications, desirable executive director skills and characteristics, and position requirements.

Application Process

Send cover letter, resume, and three peer references to:

Ron Hauge, rhauge@ohdc.org
Oregon Human Development Corporation
9600 SW Oak Street, Suite 565
Tigard, Oregon  97223

Also, include personally written narrative responses (one-half to one page each) to the following questions:

  • What interests you most about this position?
  • What will it take to be successful in this position?  The greatest challenge?
  • What do you see as the key "management" vs. "leadership" roles?
  • What do you see as the key factors to maintain and expand funding for an organization like OHDC?
  • What personal characteristics and skills do you think are most important for this position?
  • What are your thoughts about migrant and seasonal farmworkers?


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