Senior Database Specialist

Based in Washington, DC


Job Category: UUR
Requisition Number: SENIO002793
Type: Full-Time
Location: Washington | DC | 20036 | USA

Job Title: Senior Database Specialist
Grade: UUR III
Annual Pay: $80,264
Location: Remote

This position is in the Organizing Capacity team of SEIU's Data Systems and Analytics department. The successful candidate will join a team of field organizing data professionals in leveraging the union's data assets to help fuel our innovative organizing program. The ideal candidate will be campaign savvy, brave and curious with coding, insightful in their analysis, and have a history of managing multiple concurrent projects to successful outcomes.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: (Any one position may not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed. Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification.)

  • Assists IU and Local campaign teams to design data workflows that enable effective tracking in member and worker organizing efforts.
  • Assists local union staff to administer organizing campaign data, organizing databases and other technologies employed during SEIU's political, internal and external organizing efforts.
  • Provides guidance and advice to SEIU locals on how to use existing technology to better track and report member activity and/or worker organizing.
  • Provides guidance and advice to SEIU Divisions, Locals and organizing campaigns that enhance member list, member activists list, and other data to enhance member development.
  • Develops and maintains on-going relationships with local union data and technology staff to understand and fix their data challenges.
  • Develops and implements trainings for IU, State Council, and Local Union staff in the use of campaign data and organizing technology.
  • Represents SEIU in internal and external forums and maintains relations with SEIU locals and state councils.
  • Integrates field data with internal and external data sources in order to provide enhanced analysis of organizing efforts
  • Performs other duties as assigned in support of the work of the Organizing Data Department, the Political Department, or SEIU's Divisions and organizing campaigns.

Include SEIU and affiliate staff and experts on data, marketing and organizing best practices.

Direction and Decision Making
This position reports to the Senior Program Manager for Organizing Data Capacity.

Education and Experience
At least three (3) years of political, issue or union internal and external organizing campaigns experience or at least one (1) year experience in statistics or data analysis

Or, a combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of labor unions and how local unions operate
  • Knowledge of strategies and tactics to recruit, educate, mobilize and development members
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Experience designing ad hoc data visualizations using Google Sheets, Tableau, Looker, or similar.
  • Ability to work with both technical staff and internal organizing staff
  • Knowledge of working on political, internal, and external organizing campaigns
  • Expert knowledge of common progressive community databases (e.g. Every Action/ VAN, Catalist).
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in politically sensitive situations.
  • Ability to handle multiple sensitive assignments in a timely manner.
  • Ability to determine how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Ability to analyze data and make sound, logical conclusions.
  • Ability to look beyond the standard solutions.
  • Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

Physical Requirements
Work is generally performed in an office setting. Long and extended hours and some travel required.

Probationary Period: Twelve (12) months

Application Requirements
A résumé is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.

VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: Candidates will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for either a) a certain medical condition(s); or b) on the basis of sincerely held strong religious beliefs and practices; c) as otherwise required by law.

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