Biliteracy Seal Project Specialist

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Biliteracy Seal Project Specialist

Chemeketa Community College welcomes applications for a 12 month- 75% position

Position Summary

This new 0.75 FTE position is devoted to establishing the Oregon Biliteracy Seal Credential as an option in post-secondary education. The position will conduct research for supporting the implementation of biliteracy testing process and the development of testing materials. The position will then coordinate project activities, collect data, provide initial data analysis, and work with college faculty and partner institutions. This position will combine work with Education department students to cultivate more bilingual teachers in Oregon. This position will end upon completion of the grant project. This position will operate under the direction of the Academic Dean of Education, Languages and Social Sciences. 

Closing Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Why Chemeketa?

You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our mission to provide opportunities for students to explore, learn, and succeed through quality educational experiences and workforce training, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.

The Community We Serve

Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 29,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Polk center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid- Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn County. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens.


We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.

What We Have to Offer 

The college also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage (subject to employee and college collective bargaining agreements). Other benefits also include generous vacation/holidays as well as: life, and disability insurance and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan (OPSRP).


  • Initial salary placement would rarely extend beyond step 3, $2,670.692/mo. 


The successful candidate will have:

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a related field
Bilingual ability that exceeds the minimum requirement measured by the Oregon Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish

Associates degree from an accredited institution in a related field
Two years of increasingly responsible administrative technical support experience
Bilingual ability that exceeds the minimum requirement measured by the Oregon Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish

Core Competencies

Knowledge of:

  • Project management
  • FERPA and confidentiality regulations

Skill in:

  • Prioritizing work
  • Conducting research
  • Analyzing data
  • Writing and report preparation
  • Maintaining a database
  • Office organization including filing and confidentiality procedures
  • Customer service & interpersonal skills as applied to interactions with colleagues, supervisor and the general public
  • Computers and software applications including Excel and Word

Preferred Qualifications

  • Study and knowledge in language acquisition, which could be measured through related study such as TOEFL or Linguistics study
  • Higher education evidence of writing and communication skills

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at

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Posted: 12/7/2018
Application Due: 12/20/2018
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