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1 Jul 2022

Full-Time Chief Operations Officer

CompassHousingAlliance – Posted by CompassHousingAlliance Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION: As a member of the executive team the Chief Operations Officer (COO) provides high-level organization-wide leadership, direction, and standards for the continuous improvement of overall operations. The COO serves as a critical thought partner to the Executive Director (ED). They advise and consult the Executive Leadership Team in ensuring that Compass Housing Alliance achieves its strategic objectives and annual management plan goals. The COO provides direct oversight to the operational departments of the organization including finance, human resources, information systems, and risk/compliance. This position is responsible for the efficient and effective delivery of internal systems and processes and leads the development of concepts for policies and procedures and provides strategic guidance on new services and program concepts. The COO directly oversees and integrates the business services functions of the organization into Compass’s overall programmatic strategy and aids all teams in developing tools to measure and improve performance.

**Effective December 2021, all new hires to Compass are required as a pre-condition of employment to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to their start date.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Compass Housing Alliance develops and provides essential services and affordable housing for individuals and families experiencing housing instability in the greater Puget Sound region. We envision a world in which every person lives in a safe and caring community. Compass offers an open, supportive, and challenging work environment committed to promoting the dignity and well-being of each person that we serve. We consider the diversity of the staff, guests, residents, and community partners to be an important asset. We recognize the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to the organization. To learn more about the agency visit

LOCATION: South Lake Union Neighborhood (Seattle, WA)

**This position offers a location hybrid model with both at-home and in-office workdays

REPORTS TO: Executive Director


SCHEDULE: Weekdays (plus evenings & weekends as needed)

SALARY RANGE: $135,000-160,000 annual DOE


  • Work experience is a key factor for success in this role. In addition, success in this role requires a passion for knowledge and drive for continuing professional development or education. A Master’s degree in human resources, public/non-profit administration, business, or related field would be a compliment to the required experience.
  • Education and demonstrated experience in business operations sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed above.
  • 5-years or more executive or senior management experience across a business unit or organization with 100+ employees.
  • Non-profit and/or public sector leadership experience, strongly preferred.
  • Experience that demonstrates the ability to encourage and guide innovation in a dynamic organization.
  • Strong leadership abilities and experience managing senior staff and consultants, with a proven track record of achieving results through matrixed teams.
  • Awareness and/or training around issues of equity, intersectionality, and belonging.
  • Familiarity with topics of housing instability, mental health, substance use, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, desired.
  • Valid WA driver’s license, proof of car insurance, and a driving record that meets Compass standards, required.


Compass Housing Alliance is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and treats all employees and applicants equally without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, creed, disability, familial status, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, parental status, political ideology, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, use of section 8 certificate, use of service animal, and all other groups protected by law, and promotes diversity in its workforce. Compass Housing Alliance takes affirmative action to implement programs and maintain practices and policies that eliminate barriers to equal employment opportunity. Our program is available for review by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources Office during regular office hours.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Business Executive, Chief Operations Officer, Health, Medical, operations, Other, and Supportive Care. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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