Advisor - Trauma-Sensitive Schools (18.16)
Portland, OR US
Posted 17 days ago
Job Description
We are looking for an Advisor – Trauma-Sensitive Schools to provide training and technical assistance to community organizations and educational institutions.
Supervisory Responsibility: None
  • Collaborate on design and delivery of technical assistance to clients that include community-based organizations, schools, districts, and state departments of education
  • Provide training and coaching to educational institutions interested in implementing trauma-sensitive practice
  • Use data and evidence to make recommendations that enable providers to improve their services
  • Prepare and make presentations to clients, colleagues, and/or other educators regionally or nationally
  • Plan, develop, and facilitate in-person or virtual learning communities
  • Develop reports and other forms of documentation for project activities
  • Develop new materials and tools for use during technical assistance and site visits
  • Develop or locate resources as technical assistance activities dictate
  • Contribute to increasing Education Northwest's capabilities, effectiveness, credibility, visibility and growth by staying abreast of developments in trauma-informed school, by participating in meetings and conferences, and by identifying potential projects and partnering opportunities
  • Assist in developing new sources of funding to continue this work
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Ideal Candidates will possess
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field required; advanced degree preferred
  • Three to five years of experience working in educational settings required
  • Experience in leadership positions or positions providing technical assistance to educators and policymakers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including group facilitation
  • Ability to provide training and workshops related to trauma-informed schools
  • Knowledge of the current research, issues, and trends in trauma-informed practice
  • Ability to synthesize research findings and support practical application of those findings for stakeholder groups
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with all levels of a diverse workforce and clientele in the field via telephone, e-mail, and personal contact
  • Experience working in a professional services (billable hour), education research, and/or non-profit environment preferred
  • Experience and/or enthusiasm in working in culturally diverse environments with a commitment to equity
Travel and Other Key Requirements:
  • Travel by air and drive a car to various areas that are often out of state (up to 25 percent of work days)
  • Reside in greater Portland, Oregon area or be willing to relocate

Please include salary requirements in your cover letter.

Position will remain open until filled.

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Education Northwest is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 5 years
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