SEIU Local 521

SEIU Local 521

Membership Database Specialist

Based in San Jose, CA


SEIU Local 521 was founded in 2007 when 5 local unions came together in the Bay Area, Central Coast and Central Valley to form one larger, more powerful union. Together our members are building a true 21st century union fighting to empower and improve the lives of our members. We represent over 50,000 public service workers in cities, counties, courts, schools, private non-profits, special districts, and public health care.

AT SEIU LOCAL 521: Our mission is to provide our members with a voice in the workplace, in their union and in the larger community. Through our actions, we intend to create a more just and humane society. We are committed to protecting and improving the lives of workers and their families. We will work to improve and protect the services we provide to our communities. We believe that by working together as a united front, we can win better contracts and build industry power in our region.

Membership Database Specialist compiles processes and maintains accurate membership and dues records and information. The Membership Database Specialist is the entry level position. Processes billing, audit, maintain and produce membership lists and labels as requested by various staff. Complete A/R, A/P cycle. Works under the direction of the Finance Director.


  • Compile, process, maintain and update membership application records, revocations, terminations, dues deductions, adjustments, and various other types of information online
  • Maintain applicable hard copy information.
  • Audit and reconcile dues as per Local 521 various contracts
  • Update Unionware and run reports/queries.
  • Maintain and update online mailing and membership lists,
  • Process Steward assessments and update information.
  • Analyze inconsistencies in membership status and dues/fees deduction, including a) identifying problems; b) researching data within the office; c) calling jurisdiction/employer, workers or other sources; and, d) follow through by reporting to supervisor or following appropriate procedures by making routine demands of the Employer.
  • May assist in operating bulk-mail machinery.

REQUIREMENTS: Demonstrated commitment to the mission and values of SEIU Local 521. Must possess a valid California driver’s license; must pass a DMV check and have a good driving record; must have auto insurance that covers business driving (minimum of $100,000 per person/$300,000 per incident bodily injury liability/$100,000 property coverage); and must possess an automobile for business use.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Pay commensurate with experience. SEIU Local 521 employees enjoy top notch benefits including fully employer-paid family health, dental and vision insurance; a generous leave package; fully employer-paid defined benefit pension plan; 401(K); flexible savings accounts for annual health and childcare expenses; $200,000 life insurance plan; and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU 521.

TO APPLY: Send email with cover letter and résumé to: jobs@seiu521.org. Reference Membership Database Specialist in subject line.

This position is open until filled; however, the posting/acceptance of applications may close at any time.

Local 521 is an affirmative action employer and encourage applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability. Local 521 works to ensure fair treatment of applicants and employees and actively enforces policies against discrimination and sexual harassment.

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