CSEA Local 1000, AFSCME

CSEA Local 1000

Statewide Organizer

Based in Albany, NY
(travel and flexible work schedule required)


CSEA, one of New York's largest public employee unions, is seeking résumés for a Statewide Organizer. Starting salary is $65,860 ($77,277 for candidates with two years professional union organizing experience). The Statewide Organizer’s assignments span New York State and requires travel and a flexible work schedule.

Responsibilities include all aspects of organizing campaigns and building the union including:

  • Performs all phases of organizing activities such as targeting, research, developing leads, progress assessment, recruitment, issue development, strategizing, escalating tactics, voter assessment, GOTV strategies ‐ with the objective of increasing CSEA's membership.
  • Develops and applies a thorough working knowledge of labor and employment laws in the campaign setting, especially as pertains to exerting pressure on the employer.
  • Acts as lead organizer in campaigns including recruiting and educating volunteers, making assignments and ensuring accountability.
  • Gathers, analyzes, manages and uses data and information essential to organizing.
  • Builds internal and external (i.e. community) relationships and supports campaigns.

A Bachelor's Degree in labor relations or a related field OR three (3) years of responsible work experience in union organizing, union building, political or community organizing that demonstrates a planned approach to campaign development. OR a satisfactory combination of education, training and experience.

NOTE: Candidates must possess a valid New York State driver’s license and car for business use in order to be appointed. Significant travel required.

To Apply:
Email cseajobs@cseainc.org or send résumé and salary requirements to Director of Human Resources, PO Box 7125, Capitol Station, Albany, NY 12224. Please note SO/uj on all correspondence.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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