Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO) is seeking an Executive Director. This position is based in the Portland Central Administrative Office and has an optional partially-remote work schedule.
LASO is a non-profit organization that represents low-income clients in civil cases. LASO’s eight regional offices serve the general low-income population throughout the state and two specialized statewide programs provide services to farmworkers and representation on Native American issues. LASO is an effective, high-quality legal services program committed to advocacy strategies that will have a demonstrable effect on community problems.
LASO is actively working to build an inclusive organizational culture that centers on racial equity. LASO is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a welcoming and culturally responsive environment for our staff and clients.
Summary of Responsibilities
The Executive Director is responsible to the Legal Aid Service of Oregon (LASO) Board of Directors (Board) for the day-to-day direction and operation of Legal Aid Services of Oregon. The Executive Director assures adequate funding, staffing, accounting, Oregon State Bar, political, and other necessary support, and program coordination, so other employees can dedicate themselves to the provision of the highest quality legal services to eligible clients. The Executive Director is also responsible for program development in unserved and underserved areas of the state.
For complete description including responsibilities and qualifications, salary and benefits, and application instructions, please see the full job announcement on our site: https://lasoregon.org/employment/
Closing Date: Review of resumes to begin August 18, 2023.