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11 Dec 2023

Full-Time Measure 110 Program Executive Director

Oregon Health Authority – Posted by Oregon Health Authority Salem, Oregon, United States

Job Description

Do you have experience developing, implementing, and providing oversight of policies and programs at the community, state, and/or national level that promote equity and inclusion and reduce disparities? Are you passionate about co-creating human-centered, community-driven solutions to establish a more health-based, equitable and effective approach to drug addiction in Oregon by shifting the response to drug possession from criminalization to treatment and recovery? We look forward to hearing from you!

Work Location: Salem/Marion or Portland/Multnomah; hybrid position

What you will do!

This position is within the Office of Behavioral Health Services and will provide leadership through Health Systems Division, with other OHA Divisions, Other State Agencies, the Governor’s Office, the Oversight and Accountability Council, and with external partners, contractors, and advocates in the implementation of Measure 110.

The primary purpose of this position is to direct the program responsible for implementation of Measure 110 (2020), SB 755 (2021) and HB 2513 (2023) by building and strengthening staff/OAC relations through development and implementation of programs created and/or enhanced by the OAC, applying large concepts at the local level for program implementation, and articulating the concepts and their applications to a broad range of community partners. This position will provide leadership and direction to ensure that all aspects of Measure 110 are implemented by the Oregon Health Authority and will take a transformative approach across the agency and with partners to ensure that all Measure 110 work is health-based, equitable and effective approach to drug addiction.

As director of this program, you will be responsible for leadership and direction to build a more health-based, equitable and effective approach to drug addiction in Oregon by shifting the response to drug possession from criminalization to treatment and recovery. This includes, but is not limited to, embedding these values in the program building and design, leading in and ensuring existing staff and new hires prioritize the core values of this work, working directly with the Oversight and Accountability Council, leading with humility, and working directly with populations in Oregon most affected by Measure 110.

What’s in it for you?
The public health division is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development, and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.

  • We offer exceptional medical, vision and dental benefits packages for you and your qualified family members, with very low monthly out-of-pocket costs.
  • Paid Leave Days:
    • 11 paid holidays each year
    • 3 additional paid “Personal Business Days” each year
    • 8 hours of paid sick leave accumulated every month
    • Progressive vacation leave accrual with increases every 5 years
  • Pension and retirement programs
  • Optional benefits include short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and childcare expenses.

Salary Range: $7599 – $11752



Minimum Qualifications

Seven years of supervision, management, or progressively related experience; OR four years of related experience and a bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Desired Attributes

  • Experience developing, implementing policies and programs at the community, state, and/or national level that promote equity and inclusion and address systemic health disparities, with an emphasis on integrating the voice of consumers with lived experience.
  • Knowledge about contracts/interagency agreement administration, procurement, and project management within the context of Oregon state government (e.g. OHA/ODHS) or other complex health services delivery organizations. Familiarity with varying funding streams for statewide and community investment and value-based payment mechanisms; experience with state-wide contract administration preferred.
  • Specific knowledge of Oregon Administrative Rules and Oregon Revised Statutes, other applicable regulations, and program requirements.
  • Knowledge of health services delivery systems, particularly the Oregon Health Plan/ Medicaid Administration in Oregon, and experience in working with Community Mental Health Programs, Behavioral Health Service Providers, Coordinated Care Organizations or other managed care entities and their leadership to guide operations and policies.
  • Knowledge and experience in designing, implementing, evaluation, and maintenance of state and federal programs, particularly those involving behavioral health and crossovers to the justice system.
  • Specific knowledge of the full continuum of behavioral health care, with specific understanding of the cross section between substance use disorder, community corrections and systemic racism.
  • Experience working with the Legislature, community groups and local government. Involved frequent contact with the Governor’s Office, professional associations, government officials and legislators.
  • Specific knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, iterative design, and improvement science.


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How to Apply

Complete the online application at Oregonjobs.org using job number REQ-143964     Open until filled

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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