Deputy Director of Strategic Services

Seattle, WA 98104

Industry: Operations Job Number: 238

Interested in strategic nonprofit work? I see you at SEIU 775 Benefits Group.

We’ ve featured several announcements from SEIU 775 Benefits Group, a well-funded Seattle-based nonprofit that is the nation’ s leading organization dedicated to improving the skills, health and sustainability of the home care workforce. Using innovation and technology, they partner with government, labor and private industries ensuring that Washington home care workers have access to the skills and benefits they need to thrive. They serve more than 49, 000 caregivers through health and wellness programs and provide 20, 000 caregivers with affordable, high-quality medical, prescription, vision, hearing, emotional wellness and dental plans. Based on enrollment, SEIU 775 Benefits Group is Washington’ s second-largest educational institution, providing more than 6 million hours of essential home care training since 2010. Their Secure Retirement Plan is the first of its kind in the nation for home care workers.

It’ s a tremendous organization, doing exceptionally valuable and innovative work. So, I’ m delighted to tell you about another very exciting opening there: Deputy Director of Strategic Services.

This position will help support a wide range of SEIU 775 Benefits Groups vital organizational functions, including Human Resources, Marketing & Communications, Finance, Technology, Project Management, Enterprise Intelligence and Customer Experience. It will entail leadership in team management; process management; thought leadership and the advancement of organizational initiatives.

For this highly influential role, SEIU 775 Benefits Group is looking for a true pro who brings legitimate experience; credible leadership; and the emotional intelligence to exercise that leadership with both effectiveness and tact.

Ideal candidates will have at least 15 years of relevant experience. A master’ s degree in business, psychology, or a related field is a plus. Other pluses include a track record of partnering with senior executives on strategic initiatives and experience leading high-performing teams.

SEIU 775 Benefits Group’ s workforce is highly diverse. It’ s important to have a keen personal understanding of how that diversity should be reflected in the organization’ s policies and priorities.

As I’ ve mentioned in prior announcements, SEIU 775 Benefits Group is a premium employer, offering its staff a strong mission, exciting work and excellent benefits. If this is a position that might intrigue you or someone you know, please drop me a line.

PS From PSP: Speaking of benefits – beginning in January, Washington employees will be able to participate in the state’ s new paid family-leave program.

As a woman, a mom, a grandma, an employer, and an HR professional, I see such policies as a very positive step forward. But I’ d love to hear from you, whether you’ re an employer or an employee. How do you see this program affecting your organization, your work, and your community? ###

 

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