SEIU Local 503
Stronger Together


Operations Systems Director

Location is Portland or Salem, OR

SEIU 503 Oregon is a union of close to 70,000 public service and healthcare workers. We are conducting a search for an Operations Systems Director to oversee our Information Systems, Data, Membership and Finance Departments. Over the last 2 years, we have made significant investments in new technologies and systems. Location is Portland or Salem, Oregon.

We are the Fight for $15 union; we are standing up to resist attacks on our communities and human rights, we are the most diverse union in North America, we are on the cutting edge of rebuilding the American labor movement, we are SEIU.

We are looking for someone with demonstrated leadership in organization transformation, an ability to align people and projects, and a commitment to social justice.

The ideal candidate for the position will have senior level leadership experience in a small to mid-sized not profit organization and functional experience in data systems, finance, budget management, and personnel. S/he will be an experienced manager with the ability to effectively manage a small staff and will possess the capacity to work collaboratively with a diverse staff and stakeholders.

Successful managers at SEIU Local 503 have a progressive orientation and can be nimble in shifting priorities to the changing needs of a growing, dynamic organization. The successful candidate for the position will have a passion for the mission of Local 503 and will be able to connect and align the administrative functions of the union to the Local's strategic goals.



  • Supervise the IT Services Supervisor and any provider contractors to ensure up to date and secure computer networks
  • Periodically evaluate the work of the IT teams


  • Supervise the Data Management team managing field and membership data resources
  • Supervise the Membership Data Coordinator and oversee the employer data processing team


  • Oversee Budget development and management
  • Supervise the Finance Coordinator and oversee the supervision of the finance department team
  • Oversight of annual audits and production of required LM 2 and other reports
  • Evaluate financial controls and implement policies and procedures as required

Project Management

  • Align the administrative functions to support the priorities, campaigns and programs of the Local
  • Provide administrative support to the Local's internal and external campaigns including establishing systems that support accountability and member engagement and activism in the Local

Education and Experience Requirements
The ability to thrive and operate in a fast-paced mission driven environment requires that the ideal candidate will possess a quick thinking and adaptable style that understands the benefits of “leading from the side” to affect change and drive progress. Additionally, s/he will be an experienced professional who performs successfully and with good humor, in the face of ambiguity and complexity. While no candidate is expected to possess all of these qualities, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the following professional and personal abilities, attributes and experiences:

  • A bachelor's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience in an organization of similar size and complexity
  • At least five years of experience in nonprofit IT and administration functions
  • Strong project management skills; the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines within tight timeframes; demonstrated adaptability, flexibility, and resourcefulness in setting priorities and organizing work; a results-driven approach to setting goals and celebrating accomplishments
  • Excellent oral, written and listening communication skill
  • Commitment and capacity to maintain the highest level of integrity, judgment, confidentiality and discretion in leading, and in managing information and resources
  • Strong organizational skills teamed with a flexible and adaptable style
  • Proficiency in SalesForce and other membership data systems
  • An energetic, collaborative leader with a proven ability to mentor and motivate a talented and committed staff

Working Conditions
The position is based in either Portland or Salem Oregon. Irregular hours frequently required.

Occasional travel and overnight stays may be required.

Our SEIU staff has a passion to work hard, and enjoys top notch benefits including comprehensive fully paid health, dental and vision benefits for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, generous holiday and vacation policies, a monthly car and cell phone allowance, and a 15% employer paid defined contribution 401K. Compensation range is based on experience, $74k- $98k annually.

As the most diverse union in North America, we are committed to having an inclusive staff, both to reflect our membership and to model the unity and equity that we seek to create among our communities. Women, LGBTQ, People of Color, and Immigrants strongly encouraged to apply.

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