SEIU Local 32BJ

Administrative Manager

Based in Boston, MA


At the forefront of building the nation’s labor movement, 32BJ SEIU is changing the narrative around important social and economic issues facing working families. Founded in 1934, 32BJ is the largest union of property service workers in the nation. We have a powerful and important mission: To build and grow a diverse, effective, politically independent and democratic organization of workers to change our lives for the better, improve our communities, and build a more just society for present and future generations.

With a commitment to building power for low-wage workers, 32BJ is engaged in winning strong contracts for members, organizing workers, supporting progressive candidates for elected office and moving a broad policy agenda, such as paid sick days, expanding access to health care and the Fight for $15.

The union has approximately 425 staff in sixteen offices from Boston to Miami. 32BJ SEIU represents over 175,000 property service workers including janitors, security officers, airport workers, and food service employees in 11 states and Washington, D.C. 32BJ is an affiliate of SEIU, the Service Employees International Union, which has 2 million members dedicated to raising industry standards and making life better for all working families and communities.

32BJ SEIU’s headquarters are in New York City.


  • Supervise an administrative team of two, including staff development, time sheets, and office reception operations.
  • Support human resources needs including on/off boarding, PTO system support, and other personnel issues.
  • Oversee building management and maintenance (in coordination with the building landlord) for the Boston and Providence offices, vendor contracts, and meeting and event logistics.
  • Oversee logistical support for campaign operations, including maintaining inventory, ordering equipment and supplies, and organizing transportation and space as needed.
  • Provide administrative and clerical support to the district Staff Director, specifically with respect to personnel, data management and reporting, financial controls, planning, and staff meetings.
  • Liaise with headquarters office (based in New York City) for purposes of payroll, human resources, accounting, union contracts, and office services.


  • Experienced office manager with demonstrated track record managing a large, fast-paced office.
  • Ability to adhere to established policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability handling confidential material and information in a professional manner.
  • Excellent time management skills, including the ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Excellent communications skills – verbal and written – including effective business writing.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word (mail merge), Excel, Outlook and Power Point. Ability to learn internal data and workflow systems required. Advanced excel skills and database management preferred.
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills, including effective troubleshooting – anticipating and finding solutions to developing problems.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as be a motivated self-starter.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to work with a diverse group of members.
  • Experience with, and commitment to, social justice issues not required but a plus.
  • Fluent written and oral Spanish preferred but not required.


  • This position is a full time, in-person position that occasionally requires long and irregular hours, including some nights, weekends and holidays.
  • This position requires occasional travel to a satellite office as well as to rallies and marches. While public transit can usually be used, a valid driver’s license and car with insurance is preferred.


  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs and participate in marches and demonstrations that can be three to four hours in duration.
  • Some overnight travel to other East Coast locations may be required.

The salary for this role is $78,000. 32BJ offers a generous benefits package that includes a fully employer-paid medical, dental and vision plan (for full-time employees and their qualified dependents) and retirement benefits, including a defined benefit pension plan and 401K. 32BJ offers paid time off including three weeks’ vacation, eleven holidays, twelve sick days and, after the first year of service, four personal days. The union currently offers a remote work policy of one remote day per week at the discretion of the manager.

Please send a résumé and letter of interest to HR@seiu32bj.org. Please use “Administrative Manager” in the subject line of your email.

Please note 32BJ has implemented a vaccine mandate. Bona fide religious and ADA exemptions are permitted with additional safety measures.

32BJ is an inclusive and diverse organization, committed to advocating for social, racial and economic justice. We promote diversity and strongly encourage applications from people who believe in our mission. We strongly encourage women and people of color to apply.

For more information on 32BJ SEIU, visit www.seiu32bj.org.

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