About JFF and JFFLabs:
JFF is a national nonprofit that drives transformation in the American workforce and education systems. For 35 years, JFF has led the way in designing innovative and scalable solutions that create access to economic advancement for all. JFFLabs, the innovation engine of JFF, bridges the gap between companies and startups, traditional education and workforce systems, and investment capital.
JFF and JFFLabs operate in tandem to pursue the same mission: to build a society in which everyone has the opportunity to access the skills, resources, and credentials they need to achieve economic advancement.
Fifteen million people turn to the workforce system each year for advice and information to help them navigate the complexities of life, learning, and work. The workforce system is poised to transform to create greater impact through the use of data and deeper insight into emerging education opportunities, learning outcomes, and labor market shifts.
Our team will be building a hub of support to advance the entire workforce ecosystem including workforce boards, training organizations, and individual workers. We will equip the workforce system with robust data tools and infrastructure and increase its capacity to share insights about organizational outcomes and community impact. The Director, Data Services will play a critical role in achieving this vision as the co-director and co-creator of this hub and its data infrastructure. Working in partnership with the Initiative Director, Josh Copus, the Director, Data Services will identify common data points across a diverse set of organizations from around the country, build new data infrastructure, and deploy solutions that empower organizations, workers, and learners to make informed decisions.
This is an exciting opportunity for a curious, analytical, and strategic leader to drive a technical vision to unlock the transformative potential of data in the field of workforce development with a vision to expand data services to other areas in the future. This role would be part of a highly-motivated and fast-growing team and will have management responsibilities as the team grows.
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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at JFF:
JFF is committed to sustaining a diverse community with a work environment that is welcoming, respectful, and encouraging to all. JFF fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and cultivates diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience.
As part of your application, please include your resume and a thoughtful cover letter, addressed to Josh Copus, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position.
JFF offers a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience and skills.
Jobs for the Future is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce: diverse candidates, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
If you need help applying please call HR at 617-728-4446