State of Oregon Program Analyst 2 in Salem, Oregon

Program Analyst 2



Program Analyst 2


$49,728.00 - $72,600.00 Annually


Salem, OR

Job Type

Limited Duration/Job Rotation


Education-Early Learning Division

Job Number



11/19/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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Announcement: EDUC18-1016

Program Analyst 2

Early Learning Division

Oregon Department of Education

Salem, Oregon

The Early Learning Division (ELD) forms an essential partnership with the Oregon Department of Education to coordinate a seamless education system that meets the diverse learning needs of Oregonians from birth to college and career readiness. Our passion extends beyond the classroom. A career with us means collaborating with talented professionals whose influence reaches teachers, administrators, parents, and most importantly children. Our culture flourishes by embracing diversity and innovation. We strive to remove systemic barriers and define success by providing more equitable opportunities for the children of Oregon.

We are recruiting for one limited duration, full-time Program Analyst 2. This position is scheduled to end on June 30, 2019. We may consider a job rotation opportunity. Please contact me at for more details. This position is located in Salem, Oregon, and is classified and represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

The primary purpose of this position is to provide support to early learning preschool and home visiting programs and ELD staff through direct contract/grant administration support and technical support technical support to early learning providers and program coordinators across the division.

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A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a degree related to Early Childhood Education ; AND two years experience working in early childhood education.


Any combination of experience or education equivalent to five years of experience working in early childhood education.


  • Strong understanding of government processes, budgeting, and financial principles

  • Experience managing large and diverse projects with ever-changing structures and timelines

  • Experience working collaboratively in teams and facilitating/coordinating diverse interests

  • Ability to be resourceful

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (oral and written)

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong understanding of grant management and distribution

  • Strong understanding of Medicaid claims process

  • Experience initiating, negotiating, and administering contracts

  • Experience with state electronic grants management system or similar system for tracking and approving provider claims

  • Strong skills in the use of Excel and Access for tracking and data reporting purposes

To Apply:

  • Complete electronic application including supplemental questions.

  • Attach a cover letter and resume

  • Attach veteran documentation if you are asking for veteran points. To receive veteran preference points, you must attach appropriate documentation.

Failure to complete these steps may result in disqualification of your application.

"The Oregon Department of Education is committed to searching for and sustaining a culturally, racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse working environment. We are dedicated to hiring and retaining a diverse staff that blends expertise and interest in supporting every student in Oregon. The Oregon Department of Education understands that an authentic focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion in the work place will in turn create an engaging and talented workforce devoted to creating a better education system for Oregon."

This job announcement may be used to fill future vacancies in this class of work. Apply now if you are interested in this or future vacancies.

Background Check: Applicants will be subject to a thorough background investigation which may include fingerprinting and driving record check. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude an appointment. The circumstances involved in the conviction will be considered.

E-Recruit Application Help and Support AND Veterans Preference Information

Application Technical Issues: If you have application login problems, get an error message during the application process, or are experiencing other technical (computer related) difficulties, please call the NEOGOV help line for assistance at 1-855-524-5627.

The Department of Education does not offer VISA sponsorships. On the first day of employment, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.

The Department of Education is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to a diverse workforce.

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.