AFSCME Local 3299

AFSCME Local 3299

Field Coordinator

Based in California
(this position may be worked from any AFSCME Local 3299 office)


Job Title: Field Coordinator
Location: CA, this position may be worked from any AFSCME Local 3299 office
Job Classification: Full-time, Permanent, Non-Union, Exempt
Salary: $106,540.22 – $116,419.37 annually

AFSCME Local 3299 is a hard-fighting, progressive union, representing more than 30,000 University of California Service and Patient Care workers.

Since 1948, we’ve prided ourselves on effectively representing UC workers while relentlessly fighting to provide social justice and economic opportunity to both our members and to the greater public we serve.

To learn more about AFSCME 3299, please visit our webpage: https://afscme3299.org/

We are currently seeking a Field Coordinator. This role will report directly to the Local’s Statewide Director. The Coordinator will be responsible for supervising Lead and organizing staff and overall field program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan and implement worksite campaigns.
  • Assist in planning and implementing (UC campuses) the Local’s statewide coordinated contract, legislative and external organizing campaigns.
  • Train, develop, and direct activities of Lead Organizers and organizers.
  • Assist in planning and implementation of member education and training programs.
  • Coordinate, identify, and develop worksite leaders and stewards.
  • Manage lists, charts, and databases.
  • Work with elected member leadership, senior leadership and staff in ongoing development and implementation of Local’s new vision and strategic plan.
  • Ensure the timely coordination, and efficiency of the Local’s statewide program.

Required Qualifications and Skills include:

  • Ability to think strategically and work in teams.
  • 3 years’ experience managing large organizing campaigns
  • 2 years’ experience leading or supervising multiple staff, assignments, projects, managing timelines, and effectively using database systems.
  • Experience with collective bargaining, representation preferably in the public sector and/or public higher education.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport and credibility with diverse demographic groups, and well as with professional, technical, administrative, and service workers.
  • Excellent written and oral communications.
  • A demonstrated commitment to justice for working families, quality and affordable public higher education and quality patient care.
  • A demonstrated commitment to union democracy and supporting and developing members’ voices and leadership in their union.

Additional Requirements:

  • Extended day and occasional overnight travel.
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Must possess a valid California driver's license, auto insurance with business coverage, and an automobile for business use.
  • Bilingual (Spanish, Cantonese/Mandarin, Tagalog) preferred

Physical Requirements (as required by ADA)

  • Work is performed in a variety of employment settings. Driving, travel, temporary assignments, irregular and extended work hours are required. Valid driver’s license and car required.
  • AFSCME 3299’s members are a diverse group of workers reflecting all of California and are the mostly people of color and women. We are an equal opportunity employer, and strongly encourage all those qualified and interested to apply.

Salary is dependent on experience with a comprehensive benefits package including: fully paid Kaiser medical, dental, vision insurance for self and family, business allowance, car insurance reimbursement, and educational reimbursement.

To Apply:
All interested applicants should send cover letter, résumé and 3 references to: jobs@afscme3299.org, with Field Coordinator in the subject line of the email.

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