LOC Job Opening

Events and Operations Coordinator

Department: Member Services

Location: Salem, Oregon

Salary: $96,864 to $112,494 annually, depending on qualifications

Deadline Date: 07/29/22

Posted Date: 07/08/22

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The League of Oregon Cities (LOC) is the trusted, go-to resource to help Oregon city staff members and elected officials serve their cities well and speak with one voice.  We support Oregon’s cities by connecting city leaders and state legislators, advocating for cities’ needs, sharing vital information, and helping build vibrant, resilient communities that Oregonians are proud to call home.

The LOC currently has an open Events and Operations Coordinator position.  The Events and Operations Coordinator is fully trained on all the job duties listed below and regularly performs or assists with these job duties as directed by the Operations & Member Engagement Director.  Any person meeting the minimum qualifications is strongly encouraged to apply.  

Essential Job Duties include:

  • Development, execution, and management of a comprehensive outreach program in the form of events, training and conferences which includes but is not limited to: organizing venues, contracts, materials, and schedules; working with venues on logistics, hotel reservations, AV needs and BEO’s; assisting in building event program; assembling and managing internal and external conference planning committees; assembling and managing conference working group, identifying respective roles and responsibilities for each participant; determining project plan; creating timelines and long term goals; and, writing articles for LOC Bulletin and Local Focus Magazine to promote events.
  • Develops evaluation methods to assess the strengths and weaknesses of LOC’s conferences, training programs, and workshops. 
  • Develops budgets and operation plans for the League’s conferences, training programs, workshops, and member outreach programs. 
  • Recommends, and develops partnerships with private industry, nonprofits, and other governmental entities that will allow the League’s member outreach programs to perform more effectively and within budgetary constraints.
  • Cooperates with other LOC staff to increase awareness of the LOC’s member outreach programs and identify resources to fill member needs.
  • Selects, schedules, supervises, trains, evaluates performance and supports the professional growth of assigned staff.  Guides assigned staff through corrective action and mentoring as needed.
  • Maintains cooperative working relationships with staff, clients, other organizations, and the public.
  • Follows all safety rules and rules for work areas.
  • Demonstrates professionalism in communications, work habits, and attire; commitment to customer service and growth of the organization; a positive attitude; and regular office attendance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position reporting to the Operations & Member Engagement Director.  Depending on a person’s qualifications, the salary range is between $96,864 to $112,494 annually.

If you enjoy working for Oregon cities and want to work with a team dedicated to the same, now is your chance to join our team.

To be considered, applicants must submit:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

To be considered, all required application materials must be submitted via email to jhafner@orcities.org no later than 5 p.m. on July 29, 2022.

Email subject: Events and Operations Coordinator

Questions may be addressed to Jayme Hafner, General Counsel, at jhafner@orcities.org.

Per Oregon Revised Statutes 408.225-237, the LOC grants a preference in hiring veterans and disabled veterans as defined by state law.  If you are eligible and wish to claim Veterans' preference points, you must include supporting documents along with the LOC’s veterans preference claim form no later than 5 p.m. on July 29, 2022. 

Assuming qualified applications are received, LOC intends to conduct its first round of interviews On August 4th and 5th.  A final round of interviews will be conducted on August 8th and 9th.