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Outreach Program Specialist

Posting Begin Date: 2024/06/07
Posting End Date: 2024/06/21
Category: Community Services
Sub Category: Professional
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 22.75
Maximum Salary: 22.75
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs - State of Idaho Opportunity

 Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

Are you looking for an opportunity to serve the great state of Idaho while maintaining a healthy work life balance? Do you enjoy helping and providing resources to the Spanish community? Apply for our Outreach Program Specialist today!

 The Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs is a non-partisan state agency. Providing services to the Hispanic Community and serving as a liaison between the community and government entities. Working toward economic, educational, and social equality, the Commission identifies and monitors programs and legislation, and research problems and issues facing Idaho's Hispanic community. The Commission identifies solutions and provides recommendations to the governor, legislature, and other organizations concerning issues facing the State's Hispanic population. 

Example of Duties 


  • Act as a liaison between our Hispanic families statewide and the State Department of Education. Work with the Hispanic community statewide 
  • Participate in program planning, development, training, and implementation; 

Field Work 

  • Work with and speak to community and professional groups to coordinate, improve, and stimulate interest in the program 
  • Develop and provide program related training to others; 

Office Duties

  • Study and analyze operations and problems and prepare detailed and comprehensive reports of findings and recommendations; 
  • Prepare or assist in the preparation of administrative reports, studies, and specialized research projects; 
  • Evaluate research findings relative to specific projects being developed; 
  • Plan and develop educational programs; 


  • Prepare news releases, brochures, posters, newsletters and other materials; 

* Minimum Qualifications: 


  • Some knowledge of management practices 
  • Some knowledge of program or project planning and implementation 

Typically met by at least 2 college courses related to the subject area OR at least 6 months of work experience in subject area OR one college course related to the subject area and 3 months of work experience in subject area. 


  • Developing and evaluating policies and procedures 

Typically met by at least 6 months of work experience in subject area 

MQ Specialties: 

  • Collaborating with other business units, agencies, or organizations; 
  • Using computer systems, software, and databases for information entry and retrieval; 

Typically met by at least 6 months of work experience in subject area

Desirable Qualification: 

  • Ability to speak and write English & Spanish fluently 
  • Open to statewide travel 

Supplemental Information: 

This position will interact with a diverse customer base and must be able to interact in a non-partisan manner when working in political environments. 

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs! 

If you have questions about this position, please contact us at: 

Email: [email protected] 

Phone: 208.332.1819 


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit* 


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. 

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected]

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.