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The Accounting and HR Director is responsible for managing and implementing the organization’s accounting and human resource activities. Accounting responsibilities include performing general accounting duties, producing monthly financial statements, coordinating the annual budget, preparing for the annual audit, delivering reports to the board, and overseeing the Finance Committee.

The Human Resource responsibilities include managing payroll and HR contractors as well as executing payroll and employee benefits. The Director will maintain the employee handbook and revise as necessary, as well as hiring policies and other related asks. This position coordinates IT and other contracts/suppliers and will lead and manage special projects as necessary.

The salary range for this position is $60,000–$80,000, depending on experience.

This is a full-time, salaried, non-exempt position, that will occasionally require some evening and weekend work. Literary Arts offers a generous and competitive benefits package including medical and dental, paid time off, in addition to ten paid holidays, and 401(k) matching.

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Writing Class Instructors: Literary Arts is happy to hear from experienced teachers interested in offering multi-week or one-day writing classes for adults at our downtown literary center. Visit this page for more information about teaching for us.

Delve Seminar Guides: Literary Arts welcomes seminar proposals to facilitate in our Delve Readers Seminars program. We seek experienced group facilitators/teachers eager to lead discussion-based seminars on compelling literary texts and topics. Visit this page for more information on applying to be a seminar guide.

Writers in the Schools (WITS) Writers: WITS hires published professional writers to teach creative writing to high school students. This is a part-time contractor position. WITS provides an orientation prior to placement, and provides ongoing professional development. As part of our commitment to build a roster of teaching artists that reflects the rich diversity of Multnomah County’s schools, we seek applicants from all of our diverse communities. Applications to teach for WITS are due June 15, 2019 for school year 2019-2020. Click here for more information about the position and application process.

Writers in the Schools Apprentice: WITS is offering paid apprenticeship opportunities for writers of color. Self-identified writers of color who do not currently have the experience necessary to be a lead teacher with Writers in the Schools and would like to gain that experience, please consider applying to our apprentice program. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Click here for more information about the position and application process.


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