Temporary Research Position: League of Oregon Cities

The League of Oregon Cities is seeking applicants for a temporary research position. This position offers the right candidate an opportunity to gain real-world exposure to local government, finance and taxation issues, and policy making. Tasks will primarily focus on research, data compilation, and analysis for upcoming League publications and research projects.

Work hours are flexible and will be approximately 10-12 hours per week for up to six months. Subject to available funding and project needs this position may be extended. Work will primarily be completed in the League Salem offices, but some work from home may be possible. Hourly wage is $13-$15 an hour, depending on experience. Applicants must meet job qualifications listed in job description (see attached).

Per Oregon Revised Statutes 408.225 and 408.230, and 408.237, the League of Oregon Cities grants preference in hiring and promotion of veterans and disabled veterans as defined by state law. If you are eligible and wish to claim Veterans’ preference, please indicate so on your application materials. Please note that you will be required to provide documentation of your eligibility at the time of appointment.

Please send resume and cover letter to Jenni Shepherd at jshepherd@orcities.org by Friday, April 27th.