SEIU USWW - United Service Workers West

United Service Workers West

Union Organizing Coordinator

Based in Sacramento, CA


Position Title: Union Organizing Coordinator
Location: Sacramento, California
Type: Confidential Employee
Salary Range (based on experience): $95,654.30 – $105,900.01

About SEIU-USWW: The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is our country’s fastest growing labor union with more than 2 million members. We have been on the cutting edge of building the power of low-wage workers in service industries and in leading the fight for social justice on issues such as health care, immigration, and education reform. The SEIU United Service Workers West (SEIU-USWW) represents over 45,000 property service workers across California. Our union brings together janitors, security officers, residential, stadium, arena, and airport workers. Our mission is to lead the way to a more just and humane society; building power for all service workers by developing member leadership and activism, winning strong contracts, organizing unorganized service workers, building political and community power, and engaging in direct action that demonstrates our strength and determination to win.

Position Summary & Responsibilities: Working under the direction of the Northern CA Staff Director, the Sacramento Office Coordinator is responsible achieving the organization’s goals & program for members throughout Greater Sacramento, CA. In this role, you will direct a team of union staff, in contract enforcement, member worksite actions and engagement on larger social/political issues facing their communities.

Examples of Duties:

  • Managing team of internal organizing staff, including regular supervision and training and on representation, membership leadership development, data management, other key campaigns within the union.
  • Hold 1:1s and team meetings to review staff priorities, strategic plans, provide support and assess progress.
  • Develop and implement staff evaluations and support plans for performance improvement.
  • Design and implementation of membership training and education programs to ID, recruit & develop leaders
  • Plan & coordinate major campaigns with division drivers, a team of organizers, researchers, and members.
  • Track member data and engagement metrics in union database with accurate and detailed information
  • Advanced case management, preparation for board of adjustment, arbitration, or legal action on worker issues.
  • Labor relations & contract negotiations with multiple security contractors.

Minimum Qualifications & Skills: Graduation from an accredited college or university in relevant field with at least five (5) years of related work experience that would provide for the following knowledge of, skills and abilities:

  • Proven commitment to social and economic justice and improving the lives of working people.
  • At least 5 years of experience leading in member representation, contract negotiations and worker organizing.
  • Ability to build a team and effectively manage & coordinate the work of other staff.
  • Experience planning and running comprehensive organizing and contract campaigns.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in fast-paced and diverse team environment.
  • Ability to drive work independently, manage assignments, stay organized and meet tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly convey information and ideas both verbally and in writing across audiences.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Gmail, social media platforms, database & teleconferencing.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to travel in California, ability to work extended and irregular hours, and work off-site, if needed
  • Valid drivers’ license, use of a car for work, and specified automobile insurance coverage are mandatory
  • Work is generally performed in an office setting and in the field at member worksites.
  • All employees are required to be fully vaccinated and report their vaccination status as a condition of employment.
  • All employees must abide by USWW Safety Guidelines, including the required use of face covering while working.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable based on experience.
  • Full benefits package including health insurance, dental, vision, a pension plan and paid time off.

This position is open until filled; however, the posting/acceptance of applications may close at any time. Job descriptions do not cover or contain a comprehensive listing of every activity or responsibility that is required.

SEIU USWW is an affirmation action employer and encourages application from all qualified candidate regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability.

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