SEIU Local 503

SEIU Local 503

Operations Systems Director

Based in Portland, OR


SEIU Local 503, Oregon: Now Hiring Operations Systems Director – Portland Oregon!

SEIU Local 503 is Oregon's union of 72,000 nursing home, homecare, child care and other care providers, public and non-profit workers. We are part of the 2 million member Service Employees International Union (SEIU), committed to building power for low-wage workers and engaging in social and economic justice issues facing working families, from affordable housing to immigrant rights. We wage big campaigns to win better wages, healthcare and more secure jobs to help ensure that workers--not just corporations and CEOs--benefit from today’s global economy. 

SEIU 503 is hiring a Director to direct, oversee and drive the development and implementation of operational systems that are required to accomplish the mission of SEIU Local 503. 

Job Title:     Operations Systems Director
Reports To: Executive Director
Status:         Exempt, Managerial, Permanent, Full-Time

Job Summary: Core responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop a strong, cohesive, innovative and mission-oriented operations systems department among the membership records, field support, information systems and field data staff.
  • In coordination with the Operations Coordinator, IS Coordinator, Field Support Coordinator, and the rest of the department develop recommendations to the Executive Director for system improvements and redesigns that meet the changing needs of SEIU 503.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of a comprehensive data including the documentation of business rules and procedures.
  • Coordinate with other Program Directors, Deputy Executive Director & Executive Director to develop two-way communications around the dynamic needs of the union and the development and implementation of systems. 
  • Develop team leaders and supervisors in their ability to lead and provide coaching with their teams, develop accountability systems and develop team work plans.
  • Plan and lead broader admin ops team meetings.
  • Education and Experience: The ideal candidate will be an experienced and effective leader of teams with experience operating in a member run Union environment.

Must have:

  • Ability to hold staff, leaders and self, accountable to established performance standards/assessments. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other Union departments and member committees.
  • Supervisory, managerial, interpersonal, instructional, analytical, and strong leadership skills.
  • Data analysis and field campaign system development experience.  
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to build an organizing culture within the Union.
  • Demonstrated success working with staff and members of diverse backgrounds and identities
  • Experience working for a labor Union

Preferred Experience:
Shown ability to work effectively with members, staff, vendors and allies; ability to supervise, plan and coordinate; ability to deal with a variety of complex activities, projecting and meeting timelines; computer/data base skills.

Pay and Benefits:  Management positions provide comprehensive fully paid health, dental and vision benefits for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, generous holiday and leave policies, a severance package,  a monthly car and cell phone allowance, and a 15% employer-paid defined contribution 401K.  Compensation range is based on experience $77,940-$103,860 annually.

Hiring:  We are committed to hiring staff who reflect our membership and model the unity and equity that we seek to create in Oregon communities. Women, LGBTQ, people of color, and immigrants strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:  Submit your cover letter describing your interest and a résumé in one attachment (PDF preferred) by e-mail to: ungerm@seiu503.org

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