SEIU USWW - United Service Workers West

United Service Workers West

Contracts & Enforcement

Based in Sacramento, CA


Position Title: Coordinator, Contracts & Enforcement
Location: California - flexible
Type: Confidential
Salary Range (based on experience): $104,704 – $115,919
Job: JP175

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, racial equity, gender equity, and the environment.  SEIU United Service Workers West (SEIU-USWW) represents over 50,000 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 Director of Contracts and Enforcement, this coordinator will lead the establishment of USWW’s new Contracts and Enforcement Department.  Our goal is to apply strategic organizing principles and strategies to use the enforcement of union contracts and employment law to build worker leadership and power on the shop floor.

The Contracts & Enforcement Coordinator will train, develop and lead a team of staff with expertise in sexual harassment, wage theft campaigns, contract enforcement, arbitrations and labor law to support USWW field staff in all divisions with strategic enforcement campaigns and complex or sensitive cases; build out online tools and technology to support enforcement and engage members; develop systems to track and prioritize the Union’s field enforcement work statewide.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS: Graduation from an accredited college or university in relevant field or equivalent experience in labor & community organizing that would provide for the following knowledge skills & abilities.

  • Previous Work Experience: Experience in strategic organizing, using union contracts and/or employment law to build power with people of color and immigrant from low-wage communities and developing training in these areas.
  • Previous Leadership: Developing popular education programs and protocols, leading and training organizers and worker leaders, establishing new and creative systems for building worker power.
  • Proven commitment to social and economic justice and improving the lives of working people.
  • Experience working on strategic campaigns with a labor union or non-profit organization.
  • Knowledge of union organizing practice and principles.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in fast-paced and diverse team environment.
  • Ability to effectively plan and implement work and manage time, as part of a team and individually.
  • 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, databases & teleconferencing.


  • Ability to travel to other work sites in California, ability to work extended and irregular hours, and work remotely
  • Valid drivers’ license, use of a car for work, and specified automobile insurance coverage are mandatory
  • Bilingual English/Spanish (written & verbal) is highly preferred.
  • 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 is competitive and negotiable based on experience.
  • Full benefits package including health insurance, dental, vision, a pension plan and paid time off.

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