AFGE - American Federation of Government Employees

American Federation of Government Employees

Temporary Special Projects Administrator
Membership and Organizing Department

Based in Washington, DC


American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)
Membership and Organizing
Location: National Office
FSLA Classification: Temporary six months project
Position Title: Temporary Special Projects Administrator
Hourly Rate: $29.69
Date of Revision/Creations: May 2021

The incumbent in this position will be primarily responsible for assisting with special projects, online training, bargaining council liaison, and organizing with data and issues. The applicant will help with testing and piloting new and innovative efforts to build AFGE into a more powerful union with more members and more highly engaged members. The duties and responsibilities of this person may include but are not limited to:

  • Engage in data entry, local management, local and staff training for Broad Stripes, software management that would improve locals’ and employees’ experience. As instructed, coordinate with IT as necessary to update AFGE’s database with the goal of simplifying its administration.
  • Coordinate and facilitate technology for collecting and maintaining member contact information, and assist with outreach, technology and methods for outreach and recruitment.
  • Assisting in the introduction and education of AFGE leaders and activists on new and evolving tools and approaches.
  • Assist in carrying out day to day functions and implement new/ongoing plans.

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree and at least three years of administrative experience and labor organizing, conducting a variety of administrative and/organizing activities. In addition, applicants must:

  1. Have highly developed oral and written communication skills necessary to perform assignments.
  2. Display the ability to work confidentially and independently, as well as part of a team.
  3. Be proficient in the operation of various information technologies, and organizing techniques,
  4. Be thoroughly familiar with administrative and organizing efforts and processes.
  5. Have an interest in and loyalty to the American labor movement.

This job operates primarily in a professional office environment. The incumbent routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Periodically long hours are required. Incumbent will often experience interruptions and inflexible deadlines. The noise level in this environment varies from quiet to loud. Duties are performed primarily indoors. Some travel is required and occasionally travel for longer periods of time may be necessary. Oversight and participation in rallies, pickets and other mobilization related events is necessary and as workload allows.

The incumbent of this position reports directly to the MOD Supervisor National Organizer, Special Projects Performance is evaluated in terms of completion of tasks as given. Must maintain strict neutrality in all internal AFGE National and Local Officer Elections.

AFGE provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, gender identity and/or gender expression. In addition to federal law requirements, AFGE complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Interested applicants please submit résumé to: jobs@afge.org.

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