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We’re Hiring a Lead Facilitator!
About the Center: The William D. Ruckelshaus Center’s (Center) mission is to function as an impartial resource for collaborative problem solving in the State of Washington and Pacific Northwest. The Ruckelshaus Center is a joint effort between Washington State University by WSU Extension and the University of Washington Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy. The Center is guided by an advisory board of prominent local, state, and regional leaders representing a broad range of constituencies and geographic locations. Vital aspects of our work are to continually learn and to strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion in both our projects and our organizational culture. More information on the Center is available at www.ruckelshauscenter.wsu.edu
Summary of Duties: The Lead Facilitator is a collaboration and conflict resolution professional who helps parties involved in complex public policy challenges in the State of Washington and the Pacific Northwest develop collaborative, durable, and effective solutions to those challenges. The primary duties are to assess, develop, manage, and facilitate Center collaborative policy projects involving a wide range of public, private, tribal, and NGO entities. Projects cover the gamut of issues: health policy, criminal justice, natural resources, climate, education, housing insecurity, community resilience, COVID, and other public policy challenges.
This position exercises budgetary authority to allocate resources, integrates research-based and professional and personal experience to address issues, and draws on the knowledge base of disciplines related to participant collaboration and conflict resolution to assist parties in finding solutions. Effective project implementation may include applied research, as well as planning, conducting, and evaluating programs and practices while addressing concerns of participants. There is a strong expectation of collaboration with faculty and staff from our host universities, Washington State University and University of Washington. This position will be responsible for supervising project interns and managing project staff.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of relevant experience as an impartial facilitator in multiparty collaborations and/or multiparty conflict resolution, including relevant program coordination/management experience which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Demonstrated organizational and project management skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Salary: Anticipated salary $80,000/year including full benefits
For More Information and to Apply by June 13, 2022: https://wsu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WSU_Jobs/job/Seattle-WA/Lead-Facilitator_R-5878