SEIU Local 2015

SEIU Local 2015


Based Statewide in California


SEIU Local 2015 is California’s Long Term Care workers organization that will unleash the collective power of long term care workers, their families, and their communities, harness the power of technology, and build a broad movement to disrupt the unjust status quo in order to bring lasting transformational change towards a more just society for all.

SEIU Local 2015 represents 400,000 homecare providers, nursing home workers and assisted living center workers throughout California, making it the largest union of long term care givers in California and the second largest SEIU local in the nation. For more information please visit, http://seiu2015.org

Position Purpose:
Coordinators manage program and campaigns that reach key strategic outcomes and empower workers across the long term-care sector to raise standards and enforce their rights through forming, building, and growing their union and reaching political, legislative and policy goals.

SEIU Local 2015 Coordinators may be assigned to work with and on behalf of workers who are already in our local, or with and on behalf of workers who are in the process of building a union for the first time.

The core role of the Coordinator is to provide leadership, direction and development to staff and members, and coordinate large pieces of program or campaign across a geography, program area, or industry. As part of the leadership team, the Coordinator collaborates implementation of SEIU Local 2015 members’ Mission, Vision, Values and Organizational Priorities.

Required Competencies:

  • Lead with vision and purpose to inspire staff and members to engage in and lead on key union priorities, including politics, growth and membership
  • Foster equity and inclusion, including cultural competence to work with diverse staff and communities, commitment to building an anti-racist organization
  • Ignite motivation to achieve results, including coach and model, practice active listening and self-reflection, give and receive authentic feedback, and hold oneself and one’s team accountable to commitments and outcomes
  • Build and lead great teams, including manage goals, roles, processes and relationships, relationship building, and working collaboratively across departments
  • Develop self and others using collective ownership and consistent evaluation and self-reflection, and accountability to outcomes
  • Organize their own work and the work of their team, including create clear roles and responsibilities, clear communication, organize their time and support staff to do the same, and demonstrate self-motivation
  • Highly effective oral, written and digital communication skills
  • Computer and digital literacy relevant to the position

Experience and Education:

  • 5+ years of experience in union or community organizing and representation.
  • 2+ years of experience in leading large staff teams across multiple geographies or program areas.
  • Demonstrated leadership and commitment to the goals of SEIU and its leaders.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise a high level of judgment and to work independently with elected leaders in complex political and local union situations.
  • Demonstrated experience in all elements of creating and executing field/organizing program and campaigns, including developing & leading teams, staff supervision, planning, evaluation, budgeting, and accountability to outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading bargaining and/or new worker organizing campaigns.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing environments and ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound independent judgment with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams to meet goals around membership, COPE, leader development, and building worker organization
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate data on program or campaign area, and use data to guide decisions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the long term care industry and labor laws

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Coordinator performs a wide range of duties and responsibilities under the leadership and direction of the Director or Deputy Director which may include but is not limited to:    

  • Lead, coach, supervise, assign, and evaluate team of staff including developing individual work plans and overseeing their implementation and evaluation.
  • Create, execute and evaluate strategic field plans and campaigns across multiple geographies and/or industries to achieve results, in collaboration with team and other departments.
  • Develop campaign budgets, oversee office administration. Authorize expenditures within he campaign budget.
  • Build high performing industry, regional and campaign teams, including development, accountability and oversight of personnel functions of the team - recruitment, interviews and staff hiring; staff schedules, approvals for time off, assignments.
  • Collaborate with various local union departments to ensure alignment of organizational priorities grounded in the work of organizing new members, bargaining, representation, political engagement, and leadership development.
  • Demonstrate SEIU Local 2015 Core values: leadership, compassion, empowerment, accountability, transparency and excellence.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Scope and Nature of Supervision:
Coordinators will report to their assigned Deputy Director or Director.

Salary Range: $108,733.93 - $114,238.59

Working Conditions:

  • Willingness and ability to work long, irregular hours, including weekends and holidays.
  • Must have a valid California driver’s license, reliable use of car for work, and required automobile insurance
  • Willingness and ability to travel; the position covers large geographic areas and often requires temporary assignments away from home
  • Work is generally performed in the field with members and outside constituents.

Job descriptions are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of every activity or responsibility that is required for each role.

SEIU Local 2015 is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to recruiting and hiring without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Women and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Fluency in a second language is highly desirable.

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