$4,243 - $6,249/month
Unemployment Insurance Manager (Principal Executive Manager B)
We are excited to announce MULTIPLE Limited Duration openings for Unemployment Insurance Manager positions.
Do you have exceptional leadership and team building skills that inspire others? Are you a problem solver, creative thinker, consensus builder, and a collaborator? Are you looking for a workplace that encourages diversity and collaborative teamwork? If you are interested apply today as we are moving through the selection process quickly and hiring great candidates weekly.
**Please note: Salary range posted is the Non-PERS salary range. If you are a participating PERS member the salary range is $4,539 - $6,683.
Employees at the Employment Department are passionate about serving Oregonians and Oregon businesses. If you feel inspired and motivated by our mission, vision, and values, we invite you to join us in exceeding our customers’ expectations!
Our mission: to support business and promote employment. We do this by providing stability for Oregonians and communities during times of unemployment, by helping businesses find great workers and job seekers find employment, and by providing workforce and economic information to promote informed decision making.
Our vision: an Oregon where meaningful work enables the state’s diverse people and businesses to realize their full potential, creating prosperity in every community.
Our values: Integrity - We are trusted to keep our word, always acting with honesty and courage. Respect - We value diverse perspectives, assume good intent, and act with compassion. Community - We foster a sense of belonging for our employees, partners, and customers, creating positive impacts where we live and work.
What you will be doing!
As an Unemployment Insurance Manager you will lead as a front line supervisor in the delivery of Unemployment Insurance services. You will manage a team focused on one area of benefits while also collaborating through the interconnection of the other UI teams operating as a cohesive division. In this role you will:
- Take a leadership role in the statewide management team.
- Commit to team goals by working closely with all UI managers in your section, UI senior managers and other front line supervisors to maintain consistency within the UI program.
- Assign work to staff to meet program and operational needs.
- Establish work schedules to address customer requirements for access to program and systems.
- Manage staffing resources in collaboration with UI senior manager.
- Monitor, supervise and evaluate staff and complete timely performance appraisals.
- Be responsible for understanding the agency's affirmative action goals and objectives as well as developing and implementing plans to meet them.
- Assist UI management team to maintain the UI budget for your section; identify and project resource needs for their area of responsibility.
- Carry out the agency’s affirmative action, diversity, equity, and inclusion goals and responsibilities.
What’s in it for you!
- A workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment, and encourages learning and mentoring.
- Rewarding work in a fast-paced, creative environment with colleagues who are passionate about public service.
- A workplace that fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to maintain a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, veteran status, disability, or status as a victim of domestic violence, harassment, sexual assault, or stalking. This policy applies to every aspect of our employment practices, including recruitment, hiring, retention, promotion, and training.
- Work/life balance, 10 paid holidays a year, and a competitive benefits package
What we are looking for!
- Management Judgment: Ability to make good judgments about how to effectively respond to work situations.
- Willingness to Learn: Openness to new experiences, seeking both positive and constructive feedback, looking back on past experiences and considering alternate courses of action, finding patterns and order in complex information, and pick up new information easily.
- Empathy: Awareness of others' needs and ability extend a helping hand.
- Maintain Good Working Relationships: Ability to put forth effort into developing good relationships with others.
- Share Knowledge and Guidance: Ability to share information and offer guidance to others.
- Analyze Information: Ability to identify key factors and integrate information to understand data or situations.
- Work to High Quality Standards: The ability to complete every task with a high degree of quality and efficiency.
- Adapt to Change: The ability to accept and adapt to changes without difficulty.
- Control Emotions: The ability to remain calm under pressure and keep negative emotions under control.
- Responsibility: The ability to take responsibility for your own actions and ability to be proactive in work.
- Required Minimum Qualifications: Five (5) years of experience in lead work, supervision, staff- technical, or professional-level work related to leading front line staff. This experience must have included participation in the management of a program, section, or unit including one or more of the following areas: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, or d) budget preparation.
NOTE: A Bachelor's degree or equivalent course work (144 quarter or 96 semester hours) in a field related to management, such as Business or Public Administration, or a field related to the program of the employing agency, may be substituted for up to three years of the required experience
Important: In addition to your related work experience and education, candidates who meet minimum qualifications will be required to complete an online assessment to determine whom to interview. Please make sure the minimum qualifications you have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be evaluated on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.
How to Apply:
- External Applicants: Click on the “Apply” link above to fill out the online application and submit by the posted closing date. Please use the name you want us to address you by.
- Current State of Oregon employees (this includes temporary employees) must apply through your employee Workday account.
- Attach a resume. Your resume must include dates (MM/YYYY) for each employer.
- Warning! The system will time out after 20 minutes of inactivity. You must submit your application after you begin the process. You cannot save your progress and come back to it later.
- Job Rotation Opportunity: Employees of the State of Oregon may choose to be considered for this opening as a job rotation candidate. To apply for this position as a job rotation candidate you must be a current employee of the State of Oregon (this includes regular status and limited duration employees who have completed trial service).
- Important: Please monitor both your email and Workday account for updates regarding this recruitment. You may be asked to submit additional information after initial application.
This is a limited duration assignment currently funded through June 30, 2021. Limited duration appointments are regular status and benefits eligible. This position may be extended beyond this date and/or have continued funding approved in the future with the potential to become permanent.
This position is management service and is not represented by a union. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur including different locations.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must complete the required Task that will be sent to your Workday account after successfully submitting your application. This Task will prompt you to provide the appropriate documentation. Please visit: Veterans Resources for additional information on required documentation.
Equity and Inclusion:
View guidance our hiring managers use at the following website: View Equity and Inclusion Questions Used During Recruitments.
Please read more about our Gender Identity and Expression Procedure!
Criminal Records Check:
The Employment Department is committed to being a leader in providing its employees with fair and equal employment opportunities and recognizes that as a best practice in equity and inclusion, criminal background check policies shall be job related and consistent with business necessity. The agency will only consider information from the past four years (starting from the date of the arrest) for nonviolent offenses and the past seven years for violent offenses when conducting its own criminal records checks pursuant to
Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 125-007-0200 through 125-007-0330. For positions with authorized access to FBI Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) information, a separate criminal records check is conducted by the Oregon State Police. If you would like further information on how each criminal records check is conducted, please read our Criminal Records Check Policy or contact us at the number below with any questions.
Contact Information and Helpful Links:
Resources for Job Seekers: https://www.oregon.gov/jobs/Pages/index.asp