The Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO) is seeking an external affairs and relations professional to lead its public education, engagement, and participation efforts. The Community Engagement Manager will inform, educate, consult, collaborate, build, and foster the communities served by the Sheriff’s Office to participate in law enforcement oversight and reform work in a variety of ways.
The successful candidate will improve and advance OLEO's strategic community engagement including staffing OLEO's Community Advisory Committee for Law Enforcement Oversight (CACLEO) and implementing critical aspects of OLEO's outreach and external communications, including cultivating relationships with community leaders and building trust between OLEO and the public it serves. The person who fills this leadership position will devise and implement communication strategies that include traditional and non-traditional media and will have experience working with volunteer boards and committees, planning and conducting community engagement efforts and campaigns, and creating media content. The preferred candidate will provide strategic advice and counsel, evaluate input, and develop and deploy actionable insights. This position is a salaried, at-will, overtime-exempt classification that reports to the OLEO Director.
King County Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO) represents the interests of the public in its efforts to hold the King County Sheriff’s Office (Sheriff’s Office) accountable for providing fair and just police services. Through independent civilian-led review, OLEO seeks to address issues that erode confidence and public trust in the integrity of the operations of the Sheriff’s Office and in the effectiveness and professionalism of its employees.
King County’s Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO) is committed to upholding and promoting equal opportunity in employment and values lived experiences OLEO encourages people of all backgrounds, cultures and religions to apply, including veterans, people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, and people with disabilities. We value diversity and strive to hire a workforce that reflects the County we serve. We believe a diverse workforce is a strong workforce.
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OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:
The ideal candidate has existing relationships with community organizations, groups, and leaders in King County, excellent written and verbal communication skills, initiative, good judgment, and will be familiar with community engagement strategies and professional practices.
Competitive candidates will possess at least five years of relevant work experience providing key strategic advice and counsel to community groups or any combination of experience/education/training that clearly demonstrates the ability to perform the scope of the job duties and have demonstrated the following:
Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement:
All Legislative Branch staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination to Council HR staff by December 2, 2021. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by December 2, 2021 or upon hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.
COMPENSATION & HOW TO APPLY: This position is open to all qualified candidates. The annual salary range for this position is $98,560 - $132,552- and includes an innovative and award-winning employer with paid medical, dental and vision insurance as well as a generous vacation and leave program.
Work Schedule: This position is FLSA overtime-exempt; however, employees of the Legislative Branch of King County Government hold a standard workweek of 35-hours. Though this position requires some non-traditional work hours to attend meetings or facilitate community engagement activities occurring at night or on the weekends, OLEO supports flexing work time to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
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