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Principal, Transformation

We are hiring for a Principal, who will lead teams and manage client relationships to support our transformation work in public sector and public service delivery. 

Interested in Applying?

To apply, reach out to [email protected] with a few lines about your interest and an overview of your experiences to date (LinkedIn or resume both great).

Work with us

We are looking for a Principal to join, manage and lead client-facing transformation projects.

Principals are responsible for contributing to the vision for our client projects and bringing them to life through day-to-day management. This includes leading stakeholders and team members across workstreams, building strong client relationships, and driving creative, analytical problem solving to arrive at the best possible answers for work and impact.

Our projects touch on a range of topics related to the use of new and better technologies in health and human services, government administration and other public service delivery issue areas (e.g., education).  

Specifically, the Principal will:


Strong preference for candidates with demonstrated interest in improving public or social service delivery and experience in a dynamic, growth-oriented organization. Excitement about meeting new people, building great teams and thinking creatively about network building will be important to this role!

We are based in Cincinnati and New York City – of course, with flexibility for remote options.

This is a full-time, salaried role with full health benefits, 20 days paid time off + company holidays and life and disability insurance. Compensation for the role includes a base salary of $140k – $180k, with range depending on experience.

Improving public service delivery requires a team with diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

17a is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status regarding public assistance.

We encourage and welcome applicants who identify with groups traditionally underrepresented in government to apply.

Please contact Kaija at [email protected], if you would like to request reasonable accommodation during the application or interviewing process.

You could be a great fit for this role if you have:

How we work, and how you might, too: