SEIU Local 509

SEIU Local 509

Administrative Support Specialist

Based in Marlborough, MA

SEIU Local 509 is a fast growing, progressive union representing nearly 20,000 state workers, human service workers, higher education faculty and family child care providers in Massachusetts. This is an in-house position within the administrative department.

Example of Duties:

  • Manage union notifications and tracking including contract expirations, strikes, meetings and elections
  • Produce and maintain contracts
  • Catalog and track minutes
  • Facilitate all offsite meeting logistics including rooms, meals and flights
  • Maintain union-wide calendar
  • Interface with post office regarding various needs including postage machine and meter updates
  • Work closely with Communications and Membership departments on member communications
  • Maintain phone system, mailroom, copiers, stationery, and supply vendor and repair contacts
  • Annual meeting research and preparation
  • Maintain mailroom, cabinets and admin storage closet including translation equipment
  • Provide reception coverage as needed.

Supervision Received:

  • This position is supervised by the Director of Administration

Supervision Exercised:

  • None


  • Ability to be flexible and balance several projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google and typing
  • Ability to communicate and function across the sectors and tiers of the union
  • Openness to learning new systems
  • Attention to detail and grammar

SEIU Local 509 offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits

Application Process:
SEIU Local 509 is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity — women, people of color and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply
Interested candidates should submit a résumé, and cover letter to: jobapplication@seiu509.org.

The deadline for application is January 18, 2019.

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