Coordinator of Field Services for Higher Education Faculty, SEIU Local 509

Marlborough, Massachusetts
70,000 to 80,000
Jun 15, 2017
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Job Posting Coordinator of Field Services for Higher Education Faculty, SEIU Local 509 PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:


Supervises internal organizers Oversees negotiations at universities


Coordinates internal organizers' work with other components of the Local Union such as, grievance representation, organizing and politics


Consults with and advises Higher Education chapter leadership regarding chapter issues, strategies and tactics


Coordinates community, research and political support for Higher Education bargaining and contract campaigns


Coordinates with SEIU Adjunct Action program


Advises and directs stewards and officers on internal organizing. Plans, develops and coordinates leadership development Develops and coordinates chapter wide faculty committee


Maintains liaison with various college and university personnel to facilitate problem solving on all levels


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  of staff


QUALIFICATIONS: At least 4 years of union experience at a senior level At least 1 year experience  with a faculty union


At least 1 year supervisory  experience Good written and oral communication skills Ability to work in stressful situations


Willingness to work long hours, travel in and out of Massachusetts, and work on weekends and evenings


Good understanding of the contingent faculty labor market


Good knowledge of contract interpretation, and federal and state employment laws


Excellent computer skills, including familiarity with Web based membership databases such as: Emembership, VAN, or Unionware


SALARY  AND BENEFITS: SEIU Local 509 is an equal opportunity employer. Local 509 provides excellent benefits. Depending on experience  and qualifications the salary for this position ranges from 70-80K.


Resumes should be sent to Cliff Cohn, ccohn@, by July 7, 2017


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