Organization of New York State Management Confidential Employees, Inc.

Organization of New York State Management Confidential Employees, Inc.
An Affiliate of OPEIU Local 153

Executive Director

Based in Albany, NY


The Organization of New York State Management Confidential Employees Inc. (OMCE) is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director. OMCE is a member governed labor organization, affiliated with the OPEIU (Office and Professional Employees Union). OMCE by statute is prohibited from collective bargaining but since 1976 maintains a proud history of representing, defending and advocating for the managerial/confidential employees of the State of New York.

The Executive Director is employed by the Executive Board and serves at the pleasure of the Board. The Executive Director works closely with the Executive Board and the President.


  • Provides policy recommendations to the Executive Board.
  • Remains current with all appropriate state laws and administrative rules and regulations that impact the operations and responsibilities of OMCE.
  • Assures that the organization website is monitored, maintained, and updated on a regular basis.
  • Assists the Executive Board in organizing and maintaining financial records.
  • Participates, without a formal vote, in Executive Board meetings.
  • Serves as the OMCE liaison to the Office and Professional Employees International Union International and Local #153, the NYS AFL-CIO and other labor groups.
  • Oversees the development and the implementation of the OMCE annual budget and approves expenditures in concert with the OMCE Board President and assists in the maintenance of all financial records.
  • Provides day-to-day OMCE office management with adherence to the OMCE policies and procedures in conjunction with the OMCE Board President.
  • Initiates, coordinates and delivers OMCE organizing activities and campaigns including the development and implementation of membership recruitment and leadership materials and campaigns.
  • Carries out other duties related to the mission and the policies of OMCE as assigned by the Executive Board and or President.

Prior, successful management experience within a Labor Organization and the administrative ability to collaborate, mentor, and lead a team is preferred. Candidates must be solution oriented, capable of conflict management, proactive, and trustworthy. Knowledge and abilities should include:

  • A thorough understanding of the New York State political and legislative process coupled with the ability to develop political and legislative strategies to move OMCE’s issues forward.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to collaboratively execute personnel policies and labor relations procedures where/when possible with the employer.
  • Proven ability to work harmoniously with others.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to organize and manage a large volume of information.
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, concisely and persuasively to individuals or groups of people.
  • Excellent judgement and discretion, ability to evaluate possible courses of action, interests of members and the organization’s strategic goals.

Preferred applicants should possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources/Labor Relations or a related field with at least 10 years of experience in public sector employee relations in a labor or management role. Experience may be substituted for the preferred degree. The preferred applicant will be technologically savvy to move our Labor Organization forward utilizing modern technological tools and services to both serve and grow our membership.

OMCE offers competitive salary and benefits including; family health, dental & vision insurance, a generous leave package, and participation in the OPEIU Local #153 (defined benefit) Participating Employer’s Retirement Program.

Candidates should e-mail their résumés to: nysomce@gmail.com, Subject ED Search or mail to:

Attention: Evelyn Giarnella
5 Pine West Plaza, Ste. 513
Albany, NY 12205

All résumés to be considered must be received no later than June 18, 2021.

Selected candidates may undergo 2 or more interviews (in person or teleconference), background checks, and employment/reference verification.

OMCE is an equal opportunity employer.

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