SEIU (Service Employees International Union)
Position: Innovation Specialist Grade: MGT C - Annual Pay $83,218/YR
Location: Washington, DC preferred
The Service Employees International Union is a 2 million member organization dedicated to improving the lives of workers and their families. The Innovation Specialist will be a key team member in the Innovation and Learning Center, a new unit within SEIU created to drive and support innovation across the union, with a special focus on helping the union become an effective 21st Century organization in a time of rapid change and considerable challenges for working people and worker organizations.
The Innovation Specialist will train and guide teams in the use of innovation methods, tools and practices to enable staff in SEIU's locals and in its International Union to innovate systematically with method and rigor.
This includes a wide range of duties, including, but not limited to the following:
Scope and Nature of Supervision
A high level of judgment, ability to take initiative and work independently is required.
Must be able to work with elected leaders and staff in complex and sometimes political situations utilizing independent judgment and the highest level of professionalism.
Must be able to handle multiple priority projects simultaneously and meet established deadlines.
Reports to the Director of the SEIU Innovation & Learning Center.
Requires one of the following:
Previous Work Experience:
Knowledge, Qualifications and Competencies
Work Schedule, Travel or Physical Requirements
A resume 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.
SEIU staff enjoy top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, competitive salaries, generous holidays and vacation policies, and both a pension plan and a 401(K) Plan.
SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.