1+ months

Project Manager

Benton County
Corvallis, Oregon 97330
  • Job Code
  • Payrate
    $54,600 To $68,244
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
Opportunity is calling

For full consideration please apply by: 4/28/2019

Benton County is currently seeing a seasoned project manager to plan, implement and execute the changes recommended in the recently completed Criminal Justice System Assessment.

About the Position
In early 2017, the Board of Commissioners called for a comprehensive review of the criminal justice system with the primary purpose of providing a vision for a trusted and accessible system of justice that provides a high degree of safety and confidence. The Criminal Justice System Assessment occurred over four phases during 2018, with multiple opportunities to engage with the public. The final report analysis advances balanced investments in prevention and corrections that best meet the community's vision of an equitable and efficient system for public safety and rehabilitation. The final report is available at https://www.co.benton.or.us/criminaljustice.

The Project Manager is responsible for planning and developing an implementation plan for the prevention and corrections investments identified in the final report, facilitating completion of tasks and milestones, and meeting the goals of the Operations Team. Near-term investments are likely to include the expansion of current services, plus development of new programs such as a Pre-trial Release program. Implementation efforts will include an initiative for collection of data to support a robust evaluation of program outcomes and creation of a Citizens Advisory Group to foster improved communication between the public and the justice system as programs are implemented.

Position responsibilities include: implementing community engagement process and serving as liaison between the County, Operations Team, stakeholders, partners and technical study consultants on all aspects of project; planning project stages and assess implications for each stage; monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and budget are met. May lead and guide the work of technical staff.  

Essential Functions to include:
  • Implementation - Facilitate the development of an implementation plan. Manages project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope. Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and disseminating to appropriate parties.
  • Planning - Maintains awareness and communicate potential interdependencies with other projects and their impact.  Facilitates planning process with the Operations Team, Willamette Criminal Justice Council, stakeholders, partners and consultants to define project scope and deliverables.  Assist in determining and prioritize project components and strategy.  Monitors or tracks project milestones and deliverables. Establishment and execution of a project communications and community engagement plan.  Identifies, reviews, or selects vendors or consultants to meet project needs.  Presents and reports on all aspects of the project.
  • Design - Facilitates design process with the Operations Team, stakeholders, partners and consultants to define project scope and deliverables.  Identifies need for initial or supplemental project resources and grant opportunities.  Develops, modifies, or provides input to project plans.  Assesses current or future service needs and priorities by communicating directly with stakeholders, conducting surveys, or other methods.  Train and educate internal stakeholders on effective project management. 

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have professional project management experience completing complex, specialized community projects; interacting and working collaboratively with the public, elected officials and technical staff; knowledge of and experience with productive citizen engagement, meeting facilitation and relationship building; experience coaching and educating teams to strengthen team members' capabilities and skill sets. This candidate will also have experience successfully planning and executing one or more multi-year criminal justice, law enforcement, or social determinants of health projects from planning and implementation to completion.  Preference will be given to applicants with Professional Project Planning/Management Certification (example: PMP/OPMCP). 


Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Project Management, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Security Management, Sociology, Criminology, or a related field.
  • 4 years of related project management experience. 
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.  

To Apply:  All applications must include a work sample/project plan that illustrates the largest project that you have managed (edited for publication ok).  Ideal candidates will be able to provide a completed project plan related to criminal justice, law enforcement. and/or social determinants of health.

Salary Details

Total Compensation
Annual salary: $54,591 - $68,252/annually; DOQ/E. 
Benefits: Benton County offers a choice of a premium paid Consumer Driven Health Plan with health savings or HRA VEBA account (County contribution); dental; vision; group life; LTD; fully-paid employer and employee contribution to Oregon PERS retirement plan; 1.5% contribution to deferred compensation; paid vacation, personal leave, holiday, and sick leave; and a great work-life balance!


Posted: 2019-04-08 Expires: 2019-05-23

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