New York State Public Employees Federation


Director of Contract Administration

Based in Albany, NY

Position Summary:
Oversee the monitoring and enforcement of the contracts PEF negotiates, representation of PEF in various negotiations, including Labor/Management, Impact Bargaining, and Contract Negotiations, presentation of cases in the triage and expedited arbitration process, responses to legal inquiries, assistance and advice of PEF staff, leadership and members on any matters of contract interpretation and enforcement. Coordinate with the General Counsel, the litigation in state & federal courts and proceedings before administrative agencies.

Bachelor’s degree in Labor Relations, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field is required; an advanced degree is preferred.
Must have a minimum of 10 years demonstrated experience working for a labor union, preferably in the public sector, including experience in all aspects of contract negotiation, enforcing the collective bargaining agreement, an understanding of the Taylor Law, experience with the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) & the PERB appeal and hearing process, and experience with the arbitration process.
Excellent communication skills (oral and written).

Salary and Benefits:
Starting salary is $94,654 (may increase based on experience).

PEF also offers excellent benefits such as:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Group Paid Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401-k with employer contributions
  • Pension Plan through SEIU
  • Paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal time

To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their résumé to:

Office of Human Resources
Public Employees Federation
1168-70 Troy-Schenectady Road
PO Box 12414
Albany, NY 12212-2414

OR by e-mail to: HR@PEF.org

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