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Careers at Unidos US

Education Field Organizer

The UnidosUS Policy and Advocacy team is seeking an Education Field Organizer. The Education Field Organizer is responsible for engaging on issues related to the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and other education equity issues. As ESSA implementation continues, UnidosUS will assert its role as a leading civil rights voice for Latino parents and children, especially English learners, and maximize alignment between state and federal efforts. The Education Field Organizer will advance the UnidosUS state policy agenda in Florida on education issues. This person will work with and maintain strong relationships with allies, stakeholders, policymakers, UnidosUS Affiliate leaders, and others to increase advocacy engagement, influence state policy agendas, and advance the organization’s policy goals. This person will work collaboratively with various UnidosUS teams across the institution and with Affiliates at the state level to build successful issue and voter engagement campaigns. The Field Organizer will work as part of the Education policy team and collaborate with the Civic Engagement and Legislative Affairs teams on state advocacy campaigns.

The Education Field Organizer will report to the Associate Director of the Education Policy Project. This position is based in Florida.

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Data Systems Coordinator

The UnidosUS Education team is seeking a Data Systems Coordinator for a full-time position. The Data Systems Coordinator supports the operation of a grants management system that facilitates information gathering and data-sharing within the UnidosUS Education team, as well as collaborating with Affiliates, partners, funders and clients. This is a professional position that must handle multiple projects simultaneously and manage fast-paced schedules with professionalism, maturity, poise, and confidence.

The Data Systems Coordinator will work with the Manager of Data and Impact to facilitate data and reporting processes, create a library of relevant data and key information for grant development and response, and build subgrantees’ capacity for data collection and management. This position reports to the Senior Director of Teaching and Learning; however, specific work may be assigned and supervised by other staff members on the Education team. As such, experience and comfort reporting to multiple supervisors is necessary. This position may be based in Chicago, IL or Los Angeles, CA.

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Deputy Vice President (DVP), Unidos Properties, LLC

UnidosUS is seeking a Deputy Vice President (DVP) to provide the primary day-to-day leadership for Unidos Properties, LLC. Unidos Properties, LLC is a newly formed, fully owned LLC of UnidosUS. The LLC manages the UnidosUS Headquarters office at 1126 16th Street NW, Washington, DC. UnidosUS occupies the building, as well as multiple other tenants (currently five others). The DVP leads a team responsible for the day-to-day facility operations and services, as well as all operations of the LLC. The DVP also oversees the Asset Manager and building management company for maintenance activities for the UnidosUS Headquarters. The position ensures assets are operated and maintained in a cost-effective manner while providing a safe, clean, and comfortable work environment.

The DVP develops plans, budgets, controls costs, coordinates service providers, staff activities, and is a change agent for the implementation and management of performance for the building. Leveraging organization skills, problem solving, and creative thinking, the DVP will resolve escalated issues, drive continuous process improvement and team development in a dynamic environment. The position provides regular performance feedback, development, and coaching to direct reports and will work closely with the UnidosUS CFO to drive consistency and govern the performance. Collaborative interaction with internal and external customers is required to ensure seamless delivery of these services while meeting the highest level of Gold Standard services available.

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Senior Administrative Coordinator

UnidosUS is seeking a full-time Senior Administrative Coordinator to provide support to the Senor Vice President (SVP) of Development and Strategic Initiatives. This is a professional support position that must handle multiple projects simultaneously and manage fast-paced schedules and project management with professionalism, maturity, poise, and confidence.

The Senior Administrative Coordinator will report directly to the Senior Vice President; however, specific work may be assigned and supervised by other staff project leads. As such, experience and comfort collaborating with, and reporting to multiple supervisors is critical. Success in this role requires a high degree of professionalism, resourcefulness, high quality work product and attention to detail. This position is based in Washington, DC.

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Education Program Manager

The UnidosUS Education team seeks an experienced and accomplished Program Manager with a deep affinity for the organization’s mission and commitment to support Latino youth through the college and career-readiness process. The Education Program Manager will oversee partnerships between UnidosUS and national secondary (middle and high school) Affiliate sites implementing programs including Escalera: Steps to Success, the Annual Escalera Youth Summit (alternating focus on College & Career Readiness and STEM), and other secondary programs (if need be).

The Education Program Manager position requires leadership, confidence and vision, thoughtful strategic planning, interpersonal communication, and curriculum and program development skills. This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Education Leadership Development; however, specific work may be assigned and supervised by other staff members on the Education team. As such, experience and comfort collaborating with multiple supervisors is necessary. Position may be based in Washington, DC or Los Angeles, CA.

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Education Policy Analyst

UnidosUS is seeking a Policy Analyst to join its Education Policy Project, which aims to increase the school readiness and achievement of Latino students through policy and program solutions. Housed in the highly respected policy analysis and civil engagement division, the Education Policy Project has a track record of influencing policy change, advancing work at all phases of the policy process including development, legislative debate, and regulatory action. As a leading advocate on education policy encompassing the perspectives of Latinos and English language learners, UnidosUS has led or worked in coalition with organizations on legislation such as the reauthorization of Head Start and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), among others.

The Policy Analyst, Education Policy Project is responsible for engaging on issues related to the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act and issues related to postsecondary education, including the reauthorization of HEA, in the Policy and Advocacy component. The ideal candidate for this role will be a creative, critical thinker; have strong interpersonal skills; have solid writing and communications ability; and, share a deep commitment to advancing equity on behalf of vulnerable Latinos.

This position reports directly to the Associate Director, Education Policy Project.

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Director, Policy Analysis Center

The UnidosUS Policy and Advocacy team is seeking an experienced Director, Policy Analysis Center. The Director of the Policy Analysis Center is responsible for working in consultation with senior leadership in the Policy and Advocacy component to set overall strategic goals and objectives for UnidosUS policy analysis activities. This individual will work to build substantive depth in a range of policy issues including education and health; analyze new and emerging policy issues that affect the Latino community and think creatively in support of the development of policy recommendations and solutions. In addition, the Director will coordinate, develop, and participate in public policy forums, summits, briefings, and other events where relevant policy matters are discussed. This will include serving as a spokesperson on Latino policy priorities and representing UnidosUS priorities in internal and external meetings and before congressional staff, policymakers/experts, and issue stakeholders. He/she will also supervise staff and be expected to provide support to policy project directors and policy analysts.

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Policy Analyst, Policy Analysis Center

UnidosUS is currently seeking a Policy Analyst, Policy Analysis Center to join the Policy and Advocacy component in Washington, D.C. This position will provide policy analysis support to the Policy and Advocacy component to advance priorities in a variety of issue areas including: assets/investments, civil rights/immigration, education, employment and economic status, and health. The Policy Analyst will work with issue-based staff and senior management to conduct policy analysis, identify and fill capacity gaps in UnidosUS’s portfolio, and respond to new issues as they arise. This position will principally report to the Senior Policy Analyst.

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Communications Manager

UnidosUS is currently seeking a Communications Manager to join the MARCOMM team here in Washington, DC. This is a multifaceted position charged with elevating UnidosUS’s voice and mission, leveraging the organization’s involvement in issues such as education, health, criminal justice, the economy, civil rights and immigration policy, and institutional events. The Communications Manager will be responsible for producing strategic communications plans and executing those plans in a timely and professional manner that produces tangible results. The Manager should understand the multi-faceted strategies in the component and will play a central role in the work of the Communications and Marketing team while working closely across the broader MARCOMM component, including the area of digital and social media, editorial, marketing, graphic design, and events. This position requires a dynamic communications professional who has a passion for working in a team environment to build and brand the organization as a leader in issues that affect he Latino community. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Communications.

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Marketing and Events Manager

UnidosUS is currently seeking a Marketing and Events Manager to join the MARCOMM team here in Washington, DC. This is a multifaceted position responsible for bridging event programming and marketing to ensure the promotion and execution of successful and engaging high level events that make a lasting impact. The Manager will support the event programming development while overseeing the project management to ensure successful event execution is on time and on budget. They will also work closely with the Communications and Marketing team to develop strategies and create collateral materials to market events, speakers, specific sessions, and workshops aimed at driving attendee participation and engagement. The Manager will also work closely with other members of the policy team and other colleagues with extensive expertise on different topics to help create and manage original multi-format event content that informs, connects with, and ultimately motivates and engages our audience to stay informed, get involved, and take action.

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Data and Impact Manager

UnidosUS is currently an energetic and knowledgeable Data and Impact Manager to join the Health team in Washington, DC. The Data and Impact Manager develops and manages systems to facilitate information gathering and data-sharing within the UnidosUS Health team, as well as collaborating with Affiliates, partners, funders, and clients. The Manager will work with the Deputy Vice President, Health and Health staff to help develop and manage data and reporting processes through a central grants management system, create a library of relevant data and key information to facilitate grant development and response, and build subgrantees’ capacity for data collection and management.

This is a professional position that must handle multiple projects simultaneously and manage fast-paced schedules with professionalism, maturity, poise, and confidence. This position reports to the Deputy Vice President, Health; however, specific work may be assigned and supervised by other staff members in the Health team.

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Event & Meetings Planner

UnidosUS is seeking an Events and Meeting Planner as part of the Marketing and Communications Department. The Events and Meeting Planner will be responsible for the planning, execution, and reporting of multiple elements—registration, housing, in-conjunction-with (ICW) events and meetings, signage, logistics, and budgeting among others –tied to the UnidosUS Annual Conference, National Latino Expo®, Capital Awards, and other internal and external facing events. The Events and Meeting Planner must work towards ensuring the success of UnidosUS’s events by developing strategic timelines and planning guidelines while using methods of forecasting and program evaluation to recognize strong and weak properties and processes. They will ensure that all event elements align with UnidosUS’s mission and vision as well as assist in the marketing and promotion of such events.

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National Campaigns Manager

UnidosUS is seeking a National Campaigns Manager to help set strategic direction and manage multi-state activities of UnidosUS’s Civic Engagement team. Housed in the Policy and Advocacy division, the Civic Engagement team works to strengthen Latino voting and advocacy engagement through citizenship, electoral, and federal/state issue campaigns. UnidosUS’s state and federal campaigns leverage policy and program expertise within an issue area; communications and polling; and community participation in areas including immigration, economy, health, education, and criminal justice. Working closely with various teams in campaign design and execution, the Manager will be responsible for supporting and tracking state policy efforts, identifying advocacy needs in the states; planning intervention strategies; developing and carrying out outreach, communications, and alliance-building strategies; reporting on progress; and carrying out other activities to advance UnidosUS’ policy goals.

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Director of Communications

UnidosUS is seeking a Director of Communications for its Washington, DC office. The Director will lead multi-channel and cross-institutional integrated marketing and communications efforts to drive visibility and establish a strong brand identity, while aligning with UnidosUS’s mission and vision. The Director will report directly to the Senior Vice President of Communications and Marketing. The Director will lead a comprehensive strategy across all marketing and communications efforts, including content, marketing, assets, messaging, events, digital, and organizational campaigns to drive target audience awareness and engagement via external marketing communications. The ideal candidate will be a passionate, strategic, creative, and energetic individual with a desire to help improve opportunities for Latinos.

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Foundation Associate

The Foundation Associate will provide development support for Policy and Advocacy team members working on a wide variety of issue areas and projects and will coordinate with other components at UnidosUS to ensure that our foundation-related efforts and relationships are aligned. This position is ideal for a detail-oriented, deadline-driven, well-organized development professional with outstanding writing and communication capabilities. If you would like to learn more about this position, use the link below to see the full position announcement.

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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.