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Labor Equity Coordinator

By September 20, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Salem, Oregon
  • October 10, 2022

Oregon Department of Transportation

Program Analyst 2 – Labor Equity Coordinator
Oregon Department of Transportation
ODOT Headquarters – Office of Social Equity
Office of Civil Rights

Salary Range: $4,693 – $7,180

The role:  

Join our team as a labor equity coordinator! In this vital role, you will administer and support the various components of the labor equity and civil rights programs. You will find resolutions to worksite respectfulness issues, conduct site visits, create relationships with workers and provide a safe space to discuss sensitive issues and concerns. You will also provide technical advice and assistance for various equity programs, research and revise program procedures and work closely with regional and local public agencies. If you’re looking to build relationships and promote workforce equity and inclusion, then apply today!

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for our positions and hope you will join us on our path to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are an agency that embraces social equity through our values, strategic planning, and actions. Leaning into our equity priorities means we continually examine what we do, the impact we have, and our progress toward weaving social equity into who we are. To learn more about our social equity commitments, visit our Social Equity website. 

A day in the life:

  • Establish working relationships with union representatives, contractors, business managers, agency staff and community associations.
  • Conduct construction job site visits for training and to establish working relationships with staff.
  • Investigate, collaborate and work to resolve issues and monitor contractor compliance.
  • Interpret policy and procedures and communicate directives to contractors using various communication tools.
  • Develop procedures for ensuring all contracting information is entered into the Office of Civil Rights database system.
  • Coordinate information exchange with other units regarding compliance issues specific to the respectful worksites initiative.
  • Attend meetings and events and present information about requirements and expectations.
  • Develop procedures for conducting contract compliance reviews on federally assisted highway construction projects.
  • Identify and lead training implementation related to labor equity programs, construction technical specifications and other initiatives.
  • Identify and interpret laws, rules or policies, determine if they have been violated and decide a course of action.
  • Work is performed in an office environment and may require occasional field work including construction site visits and periodic overnight travel.
  • To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email ODOTRecruitment@odot.oregon.gov.

What’s in it for you:

  • Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.
  • Live, work and play in Salem, Oregon!

What we need:

Any combination of experience or education equivalent to five years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skill requirements listed for the classification.


A bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, behavioral or social sciences, or a degree related to the agency program that demonstrates the capacity for the knowledge and skills; AND two years’ experience coordinating or administering a program.

Driving is an essential function of this position. You must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.

What we’d like to see:
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position. 

  • Experience developing and implementing methodologies or procedures for small business, workforce or agency related programs and initiatives.
  • Demonstrated success in program administration, monitoring and report generation.
  • Experience managing the administration of government regulated programs such as Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Emerging Small Business, Workforce Development or other federal or state programs related to small business or workforce development.
  • Experience in building collaborative partnerships with members of the contractor community, small business advocacy organizations, community based resource organizations and local and regional government entities or other stakeholder groups.
  • Experience in the resolution of controversial issues and effectively mediating differences of opinion and belief systems.

Learn more and apply: 

This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on 10/10/22.

Click here to learn more and apply! Please note that we can only accept applications through our website. 

Questions? Call 503-400-5327 or email ODOTRecruitmentSH@odot.oregon.gov.

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

To apply for this job email your details to ODOTRecruitmentSH@odot.oregon.gov

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