SEIU Local 2015 (Service Employees International Union)
Job Title: Statewide Field Director
Location: Los Angeles, CA
SEIU Local 2015 believes that its members and leaders are the center of our power critical to the change necessary to improve California communities and the lives of workers. To this end, the Internal Field Director, is central to the execution of Local 2015’s mission, vision, and core strategies.
The Statewide Field Director (SFD) of SEIU Local 2015 oversees member-related organizing and representational activities. As part of the Executive Leadership Team, the Director collaborates in the overall development and implementation of the strategic organizational plan for SEIU Local 2015.
Essential Job Functions:
1- Oversees Regional Directors and their staffs in developing the leadership of the organization including the design and implementation of organizing or political campaigns to build organizational leadership identification, recruitment, development, and training.
2- Drive the Local 2015 strategies/program in the field across the state with the desired outcomes in clear focus
3- In partnership with the Organizing Director and Regional Directors, the SFD develops specific organizing campaigns for represented and unrepresented workers in the LTC jurisdiction.
4- Develops uniform standards for review and evaluation of campaigns.
5- Develops industry specific action-based campaigns addressing local and union-wide issues.
6- Coordinates with industry bargainers and develops a collective bargaining strategy appropriate for each instance to achieve more uniform contracts terms and expiration dates in all Local 2015 industries (IHSS, NH, and Private Agency).
7- Develops and coordinates all membership-based legislative activity with other
appropriate staff that relates to long term care policy issues.
8- Develops recommended budgets, allocates resources effectively and plans and
implements program activities as appropriate.
9- Mentor, Coach, and develop the strategic and critical thinking of Regional Directors
10- Act as internal agent of change, consistently challenging supervisors, leaders and staff to innovate in their current work to expand the local’s capacity to win on behalf of the members.
11- Embrace, support and promote the organizations’ core values, beliefs and culture including: maintain high ethical standards; training, developing, nurturing and mentoring all staff members; and encouraging team work and participation by all staff and members.
12- Identify learning opportunities, trainings and other staff development needs of supervisory staff and their teams.
13- Represent Local2015 at various SEIU and other organizational functions as requested.
14- Evaluate and make recommendations for development of staff, promotions of existing staff or hiring for new recruits.
15- Problem solve and address the work-related concerns of subordinate staff;
16- Cover for Member Strength Regional Directors vacations and trouble shooting difficult situations and projects, as needed;
Other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in the field with members and outside constituents. Long and irregular hours required. Travel required.
Scope and Nature of Supervision:
The Internal Field Director reports directly to the Officers and/or Chief of Staff. Supervision and direction may change depending on the focus of work.
A resume is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for us, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.
SEIU Local 2015 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.