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Principal, Digital Services

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UnidosUS
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Washington, DC

UnidosUS’s program growth, efficiency, and impact are tied to its ability to leverage and apply technology-based solutions, a central element in UnidosUS’s “Scaling” and other Strategic Impact Goals. In the current environment, UnidosUS and its Affiliates must adapt even more quickly than anticipated, since the pandemic requires most of our work and our program delivery to occur remotely. As a result, UnidosUS is deepening efforts to support technology capacity building internally and with Affiliates. To drive this work, UnidosUS is establishing a new role to lead the development of a digital services portfolio. This new position will involve knowledge of how technology can be used to solve impact problems and support strategy and include coordination with an existing team of internal stakeholders, to ensure that this work is integrated across the organization into a cohesive effort. This work will help to translate how technology cuts across and is core to advancing our mission. 

This role will report to the COO but will operate with an intentional cross-component framework requiring extensive collaboration with UnidosUS Leadership and Alignment teams.

The Principal, Digital Services, will also be expected to collaborate with UnidosUS’s IT team, which is supervised by the CFO.

Key Responsibilities

• Provide vision and leadership for UnidosUS digital strategy, advancing our scaling and other strategic impact goals

• Proactively advise senior leadership on emerging digital trends.

• Advise on digital opportunities to shape UnidosUS strategic planning in collaboration with Leadership and Alignment teams. 

• Develop a culture of high-quality, service-oriented technology services and solutions that benefit UnidosUS and its Affiliates.

• Invest in continuous process improvement by assessing organizational processes and systems in order to improve execution and operational excellence. 

• Work collaboratively with the VP of Education, Workforce Development and Evaluation, and internal data team to advance adoption of key analytics and tools to enable datadriven decision-making and program growth.

• Work collaboratively with the CFO and IT team to facilitate the use of high-quality, useroriented tools and services that advance our mission.

Collaboration and Strategy Development

Build relationships with the Leadership and Alignment teams to understand how technology has been applied to date, lessons learned, successes, etc.

• Organize and document the inventory of tech approaches currently in use by Leadership team. 

• Collaborate with an eye toward building capacity and looking for ways to define, enhance, and measure strategy.

• Strengthen and scale the work of other teams, as well as focus efforts on improving existing services or building new ones. Identify new opportunities for the use of technology in UnidosUS’s work.

• By the end of the first year, draft a plan that outlines UnidosUS’s proposed tech strategy with metrics.

• Other duties as assigned. 

REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field, master’s degree in business or public administration preferred.

• At least 15 years of senior IT leadership experience managing complex technology for nonprofit organizations.

|• At least 15 years of leadership experience or senior roles shaping strategy and digital services in complex nonprofit organizations a plus.

• Experience leading large-scale implementations and project planning for program areas.

• Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Office 365.

• Project management expertise and experience with implementations across groups with less tech experience required.


UnidosUS’s program growth, efficiency, and impact are tied to its ability to leverage and apply technology-based solutions, a central element in UnidosUS’s “Scaling” and other Strategic Impact Goals. In the current environment, UnidosUS and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Executive

Benefits

Medical, Dental and Vision

401k Retirement Plan and others

Medical, Dental and Vision

401k Retirement Plan and others

Location

1126 16th Street Northwest, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036

How to Apply

Employment with UnidosUS is contingent upon successful completion of a background screen.

Please note: Only those applicants who submit a cover letter and résumé will be considered for this opportunity. Please include “Principal, Digital Services” in the subject line.

SEND COVER LETTER AND RÉSUMÉ TO: 

UnidosUS Attention: hrmail@unidosus.org

Subject Line: Principal, Digital Services

Attn: Sonia M. Pérez, COO

No phone calls please!  


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, personal appearance, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or enrollment in a college, university, technical school, or adult education

Employment with UnidosUS is contingent upon successful completion of a background screen.

Please note: Only those applicants who submit a cover letter and résumé will be…

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