SEIU (Service Employees International Union)
Job Title: Senior Field Researcher Grade: III
Location: Chicago, IL; New York, NY; Sacramento, CA; Remote work considered
This position works in the Strategic Initiatives department of SEIU, within the Capital Stewardship (CSP) team, to provide research capacity, strategy and tools to support environmental, social and governance integration for SEIU’s Capital stewardship program.
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 and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification.)
Under supervision of department leadership and in coordination with department field staff, will provide support to union officers, local union staff, members and leaders, member trustees, and CSP field staff. May also be asked to coordinate with allied organizations, institutional investors and other financial market actors as program needs dictate.
Direction and Decision Making
This position reports to the Deputy Director, Strategic Initiatives, Capital Stewardship Team.
Education and Experience
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s of Science degree, and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Work is generally performed in an office setting, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to performing the work required to complete the assignment. Long and extended hours and travel required.
Probationary Period: Twelve (12) months
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 SEIU, 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 staff enjoy top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, competitive salaries, generous holidays and vacation policies, and both a pension plan and a 401(K) Plan.
This position is part of a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and as such the incumbent is bound by the language of said agreement and party to all benefits, dues and requirements associated with being a member of a union and the (CBA).
SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU.