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APANO is always looking for talented and passionate folks to join our awesome staff. Please see the openings currently available below.

Shape APANO’s new distributed leadership position

Since August 2020, APANO’s staff and boards have been involved in a reflective, exploratory process to determine our organization’s leadership needs at this time. Our previous executive director stepped down in July 2020 after serving two years as a transitional leader. With guidance from an Interim Executive Director and Interim Human Resources Director, we have taken time to deeply reflect on the leadership model that will best serve us in this next phase of our work and development. 

Over the years, APANO has grown and matured greatly as an organization. We’ve been led by different types of leaders who have brought vision and helped build our systems and infrastructure. As we’ve reflected on the moment we are in, and on our organization’s mission, vision, and values, we collectively decided that a distributed leadership model better enables us to put our values into action. As part of that distributed leadership, we are now looking for a new Executive Director focused on cultivating organizational culture and collaboration. 

This leader will join a team of highly dedicated community organizers and social justice advocates, and work in close partnership with a significantly empowered Director Team. They will help APANO facilitate our transition and adoption of the new distributed leadership model, adopted by APANO’s board and staff in December 2020, and work with our team to implement policies and strategic direction set by our board and staff. 

Read more about this opportunity in the full job announcement and job description.

We’re looking for someone who’s excited to co-create this leadership model with us, will continue to ground us in transformative justice, intersectionality, will community organizing, shared liberation, and trauma-informed care, and continue our growth and innovation as a social justice organization. 

If you know someone who aligns with this vision, please help us spread the word! 

If this is an opportunity that resonates with you, check out the last page of the job announcement on how to submit an application. 

Applications are due February 9, 2021 at 5pm PST. 

For any questions about the role, please reach out to our recruitment consultant, Kathy Kniep, at [email protected] or 503-309-4433. 

By |January 28th, 2021|

Temporary Communications Coordinator

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Communications Team and APANO programs to develop content for annual editorial calendar, campaigns, and community outreach (including e-blasts, blogs, multimedia content, social media content, news media pieces, etc.)
  • Support implementation and deployment of communications through APANO’s channels (website, eblast, social media, and other print & digital platforms)
  • Support in managing APANO website, including content development and editing, blog publishing and general upkeep
  • Assist with crafting, posting, monitoring, and engagement on APANO social media accounts as needed
  • Work collaboratively with Communications Team to build messaging and APANO’s voice
  • Assist in creating or coordinating design of graphics
  • Assist in emergency and rapid response during communications crises
  • Support Communications Team in implementing communications plans, strategies, and systems
  • Other support to the Communications Team as needed

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until filled. To apply, email your complete application to ​[email protected]​ with the subject line “Communications Coordinator.” Complete applications will include:

  • Cover letter (1 page max) clearly outlining the specific skills and knowledge that you bring to the job
  • Resume (2 pages max) with relevant experience, work history, education, and accomplishments

Read the full job description. For more information, please email ​[email protected]​.

By |December 28th, 2020|

Human Resources Manager

Reports To: Director of Finance and Administration
Hours: 1.0 Full-Time Equivalent
Compensation: $50,522–58,569 , plus benefits: 90% employer-paid medical, dental, vision insurance,
401K plan with employer contribution, transit subsidy, cell phone credit, paid professional development
opportunities, paid time off starting at three weeks per year, seven paid holidays annually, and a flexible

APANO is looking for an experienced human resources leader who will help APANO and APANO CUF
strengthen systems and further our strategic priorities, particularly around diversity, equity, and
inclusion in its HR practices after a period of strong growth. The HR manager will lead the evaluation of
current policies, practices, and procedures and recommend improvements in line with our mission,
vision, values, and commitment to equity, transparency, and accountability. They will also ensure overall
administration, coordination, and evaluation of human resources plans and programs. The HR manager
will balance supporting staff as a trusted partner while keeping the organization compliant and
innovative in its HR practices. They will be a major contributor to creating and promoting an equitable
and inclusive work culture. This individual will be an integral part of a leadership team working to
change and improve the lives of Asians and Pacific Islanders in Oregon.

Read the full job description.

By |December 1st, 2020|