Director of Field Services

US-MA-Marlborough
1 month ago
ID
2017-2472

Overview

 

SEIU Local 509  (Service Employees International Union)

 

Job Title:     Director of Field Services                                                                                 

Location:   Marlborough, MA

 

 

About SEIU Local 509:

 

SEIU Local 509 is a fast growing, progressive union representing 20,000 workers.  Our members are organized into 4 divisions: state workers, private human service workers, family childcare providers and higher education faculty.  The Director of Field Services Director is responsible for directing and coordinating the work of the 4 divisions, and developing a unified and coordinated field plan.

 

Primary job duties include:

 

 

·         Responsible for developing bargaining campaigns

 

·         Responsible for developing a unified field campaign across divisions

 

·         Develops programs for Member Leadership Development.

 

·         Coordinates field representative activity with other components of the Local Union such as organizing,  politics, finance and administrative

 

·         Chairs bargaining committees and interim bargaining efforts.

 

·         Consults with and advises chapter leadership regarding chapter issues, strategies and tactics, and problem solving

 

·         Monitors to ensure compliance & time limits.

 

·         Maintains liaison with various agency personnel to facilitate problem solving on all levels.

 

·         Coordinates communication and protocols with the MARC, Member Action Resource Center

 

·         Responsible for unfair labor practice charges

 

·         Meets with management to discuss various issues.

 

·         Attends membership, chapter and local meetings

 

·         Responds to member concerns and complaints

 

·         Performs related work as required.

 

·         Evaluates work performance.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Must have least 10 years of Union Organizer/Field Representative work of which at least five must be in a supervisory role.
  • Must possess good written and oral communication skills and have the ability to work in stressful situations.
  • Must be willing to work long hours, travel both in and out of state, and work on weekends and evenings.
  • A good knowledge of contract interpretation, knowledge of state and federal laws applicable to employment.
  • Excellent computer skills are essential.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

Under direct supervision of President/Executive Director or his/her designee

 

SUPERVISION EXCERCISED

 

Responsible for supervision of management staff in Higher Education, Childcare and Private Human Services, as well as lead internal organizers in the state worker division.

 

 APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

 

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. 

 

 

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SEIU Local 509  is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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