Tag: City of Tigard

I Have to Ask: Working for Four Cities

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. This week Nic Westendorf, City of Tualatin, shares takeaways from working for four cities in the Portland Metro area. This past year was a whirlwind. As a ELGL Local Government Fellow, I spent the last 12 months working … Continued

Like My Facebook Page, Please

Right Now with Kent Wyatt, ELGL Co-Founder What I Am Hearing: Michael Jordan whine from having a few teeth extracted. What I Am Reading: Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South What I Am Listening To: Motion Sickness by Phoebe Bridgers What I Am Thinking: Funfetti … Continued

2018 Clarity Award Finalists

UPDATE! Village of Buffalo Grove, Illinois takes home the top prize. The Clarity Award, presented by ELGL and Cartegraph, recognizes governments that are telling clear, compelling stories, and engaging their employees and/or their residents by moving the needle in measurable, actionable ways. After a nomination period where submissions were received from across the country, the … Continued

Now Hiring: Human Resources Business Partner

City of Tigard — Human Resources Business Partner (32 hours per week) Are you an experienced HR professional looking for part-time work in a professional HR setting while maintaining the benefits of working full-time?  If so, we hope you’ll consider joining our team!  The new HR Business Partner will work 8 hours each day, Monday … Continued

Pop Quiz with Sarah Ross Dickson, UNC MPA Student

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event. You can register for one of the events here. Name: Sarah Ross Dickson Job Title: ‎Student … Continued

Pop Quiz with Nic Westendorf, Cities of Sherwood and Tigard

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event. You can register for one of the events here. Name: Nic Westendorf Job Title: ‎ELGL Fellow … Continued

Pop Quiz with Brandi Leos, City of Tigard, Oregon

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event. You can register for one of the events here. Name: Brandi Leos Job Title: Senior … Continued

Reality of Returning to Work After Childbirth

Marissa Grass (LinkedIn & Twitter) is an ELGL All Star and communicator at the City of Tigard, OR.  When I read Kirsten Wyatt’s article, “Glacial Pace: State of Women Managers in Local Government,” I was thrilled someone had drawn attention to the issue. My excitement lead me to read the entire ICMA article, “Women Leading … Continued

Job Postings: Finance, HR, Library, and Public Works

Our organizational member City of Tigard, OR has a number of job postings including Assistant Finance Director, Cataloging Librarian, Public Works Business Manager, and Senior Human Resources Analyst. Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. I love my job. Other things I love: local government, my family, my dog Michael Jordan, sandwiches, naps, books, and skee-ball. http://elgl.org

Job Posting: City of Tigard, OR

Website Content Migration Assistant City of Tigard, OR This person will help with the City’s website update. Responsibilities includes working with department staff across the City to consolidate and organize content. The position offers valuable insight into City government structure and provides technical skills in website development. This is a temporary position with a flexible 32 … Continued

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