SEIU Service Employees International Union
Title: Assistant Director Grade: MGT E- Salary: $104, 389/YR
Location: Washington, DC or New York, NY
The Assistant Director of SEIU’s Healthcare Division will work with the Division Director who oversees 45 staff and coordinates the work of the Divisions 23 locals representing 1 million healthcare members. The Assistant Director will work with the Division Director and executive leadership of the Division to set strategies, ensure alignment across staff teams, and coordination with SEIU Healthcare locals.
SEIU is the Fight for $15 union; we are standing up to resist attacks on our communities and human rights, we are the most diverse union in North America, we are on the cutting edge of rebuilding the American labor movement, we are SEIU.
The Healthcare Division of SEIU is charged with improving the lives of healthcare workers across the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico. With one million members in all parts of the care sector – including doctors, nurses, home care aides, nursing home and hospital support staff – SEIU Healthcare is the largest collection of healthcare providers anywhere. We are tireless champions of affordable care for all and fierce defenders of Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act.
We are searching for a proven leader with demonstrated capabilities in large strategic and cultural organizational change, an ability to align people and projects, and a commitment to social justice. Successful staff leaders at SEIU have a progressive orientation and can be nimble in shifting priorities to the changing needs of a growing, dynamic organization. The successful candidate for the position will have a passion for the mission of SEIU and will be able to connect and align the programmatic functions of the Division to our overall strategic goals.
Primary Responsibilities: (Any one position may not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed. Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification)
Shaping and Guiding Program and Strategy:
Liaison Between Healthcare Division and SEIU Healthcare Local Unions:
Budget Development and Management:
Skills and Qualifications:
Include SEIU staff, elected leadership, local union leaders, International Union officers, staff of other unions, healthcare division leadership board members and officers, healthcare executive committee members and leaders, SEIU healthcare locals and the elected leaders.
Direction and Decision Making:
This position reports to the Division Director and must have the ability to work independently.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five (8) relevant experience plus three (3) to five (5) year’s experience in labor unions or other progressive organizations, or a combination of experience and education that would provide the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Familiarity with innovation practices an ability to think outside the box.
Work is generally performed in an office setting. Long and extended hours and extensive travel required.