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AFSCME Local 3299 is a dynamic, rank and file led union. We are the University of California’s largest union
representing over 24,000 Service and Patient Care workers.

With openings across multiple departments, this is your chance to join a union that fights and wins!

Check out the openings below:

Temporary Finance Assistant

Temporary Finance Assistant – Based in Oakland, CA

Organization
AFSCME Local 3299 is a dynamic progressive labor union representing 25,000 University Service and Patient Care workers at the University of California. We are a member-driven union with elected rank-and-file leadership dedicated to building a strong union to fight for our benefits, jobs and families.

Purpose:

Finance Assistant is to perform Accounts Payable and Payroll functions for AFSCME 3299 Headquarters. This position is in the staff union and reports to the Finance Manager. The position is temporary up through November 2019.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Contact HR staff for verification of hourly rates, earnings, or deductions.
  • Process semi-monthly payroll.
  • Prepare all the payroll adjustments for each staff.
  • Maintain payroll files for audit purposes.
  • Ensure all payments are properly approved in accordance with the company’s delegation of authority.
  • Maintain accounts payable files.
  • Correspond with vendors and answer their inquiries.
  • Prepare accounts payable check.
  • Prepare Form 1099 for all vendors for year end.
  • Review and process employee expense request.
  • Reconcile AP aging schedule to payable account in the general ledger.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by the Finance Manager.
  • Comply with AFSCME Local 3299 Policies and Procedures passed by the Executive Board and/or other AFSCME 3299 leadership

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree preferred but not required
  • Experience with Tenrox, Primepay payroll system a plus. QuickBooks experience require.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including an excellent working knowledge of Excel.
  • Ability to prioritize and do multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive, diligent and reliable to meet deadlines.
  • Highly responsible and reliable with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently, but also as part of a team when needed.
  • Salary is competitive. Excellent benefits include: medical, dental, vision, cell phone, transit allowance and educational reimbursement.

Physical Requirements (as required by ADA):

Prolonged sitting and working with computers. Repetitive motions use of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Be able to lift 20 pounds or more.

To Apply
Please email Resume and Cover letter to: jobs@afscme3299.org

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED

Human Resources & Finance Manager

Human Resources & Finance Manager – Based in Oakland, CA

Organization
AFSCME Local 3299 is a dynamic progressive labor union representing 25,000 University Service and Patient Care workers at the University of California. We are a member-driven union with elected rank-and-file leadership dedicated to building a strong union to fight for our benefits, jobs and families.

Position
Reporting to the Director of Education, Operations and Organizational Development, the Human Resources & Finance Manager is responsible for leading the HR/Finance team in developing and managing the HR and financial affairs for the of the Local and advising the Executive Director, Senior Team and the Executive Board in making financial and HR decisions for the union. The Manager develops policy, and directs and coordinates financial and human resource affairs of the Union, such as employment, compensation, staff union relations, benefits, training, and employee services, as well as developing and monitoring budgets, internal financial policies, reports and internal controls and audits. S/he will build and supervise a HR/Finance team to manage effective and streamlined systems within the department including financial, accounting, and human resource (HR).Specific Supervisory

Responsibilities
Provides management, direction, coaching and counseling to staff. Directly supervises Financial Assistants, as well as temporary staffing as needed, in a unionized work environment.

Specific Human Resources responsibilities include:

  • Develops and maintains a human resources system with policies that comply with federal and state laws.
  • Coordinates with hiring Directors and Managers to assist and support the recruitment, interviewing, testing, and selection process of employees to fill vacant positions.
  • Maintains all personnel records in accordance with local policies and law.
  • With the DEOOD, coordinates and oversees the implementation of Local’s employee life-cycle strategy, including new employee recruitment & interviewing, hiring and onboarding, training and development, promotions, performance review, separations and enforcement of all policies and procedures.
  • Advises management in appropriate resolution of all employee issues.
  • Responds to staff inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Administers benefits programs covered by contracts and personnel policies, including health & welfare, retirement, leave and employee assistance programs.
  • Oversees investigation and handling of all incidents, including administration of all insurance claims.

Financial Management

  • Prepare monthly and annual financial reports, and other accounting as requested for the Executive Director, Financial Officers and Executive Board.
  • Oversee and prepare annual budget for Local, including revenue and expense projections in coordination with Executive Director, Financial Officers, for Executive Board approval.
  • Coordinate all audit activities for external auditors, including overseeing of preparation of all local’s accounts.
  • Ensure effective implementation and processing of all International Union requirements and reporting, including pension and 401K contributions and benefit administration, Per Capita Tax Payments, minimum dues reporting and other actions as necessary.
  • Oversee and manage all local’s financial accounts.
  • Oversee and manage all of the Local’s dues payments and refund processing.
  • Manage and troubleshoot A/P and A/R, payroll, reconciliations of general ledger, month end close/journal entries, benefits, union leave, staff expense processing.
  • Oversee coordination and timely payment to the Union’s PAC accounts, including interface with Local’s external counsel.
  • Manage relationships with all vendors and contractors providing services supporting all departments.

Qualifications

The Finance & Human Resources Manager will have the following experience and attributes:

  • Have at least five to eight years of professional experience (including progressive leadership experience), including managing the finances and HR of a comparable sized non-profit or union organization (preference given to nonprofit experience).
  • Bachelor’s degree or MBA in Business, Management, Human Resources or Finance, CPA preferred.
  • Excellent people skills, with experience collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team and with diverse member leadership including elected officers and Board.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting, ideally in a union or nonprofit sector.
  • Must be an expert on Quickbooks, Excel, Microsoft Windows, and be proficient working on Google Drive
  • Experience should include audit, compliance, and budget. Knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, human resources, benefits administration and compensation programs.
  • Proven effectiveness in leading professionals in human resources, finance and accounting.
  • Flexible and a self-starter, able to multi-task while also being highly detail-oriented.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment  to 3299’s Vision and Goals.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours and participate in all union wide activities.
  • Valid driver’s license, working automobile and valid auto insurance.

AFSCME 3299 provides excellent salary, benefits, training opportunities, and advancement opportunities.

Bilingual (Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tagalog and/or other languages are a plus). Women, people of color, and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.

To Apply
Interested applicants should send cover letter, résumé and three (3) references with HR/Finance Manager in the subject line to: jobs@afscme3299.org

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED

Lead Organizer

Lead Organizer – Based in San Francisco, CA

Organization
AFSCME Local 3299 is a dynamic progressive labor union representing 25,000 University Service and Patient Care workers at the University of California. We are a member-driven union with elected rank-and-file leadership dedicated to building a strong union to fight for our benefits, jobs and families.

We are currently seeking a Lead Organizer, working out of the UC San Francisco Office, and reporting directly to the Local’s Northern California Coordinator. The Lead Organizer will be responsible for overseeing the UCSF Medical Center program and field staff.

PURPOSE
This position is responsible for the supervision and development of organizing staff and member lost timers. The lead organizer will conduct a wide array of organizing activities, including leadership recruitment, training members, strategic planning, initiating and running local issue organizing campaigns and implementation of statewide goals and programs.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
(Any one position may not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed. Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification.)

  • Supervise the organizing and development of a team of staff organizers and lost time organizers. Supervise all campus organizing and contract enforcement activities. Participates in hiring, and evaluation of staff.
  • Develop local campaign plans with the goals, strategies and tactics necessary to execute the plan, including effective management of staff, volunteer, and administrative resources.
  • Visits workers at their job sites and in their homes and trains organizers and lost time organizers in organizing.
  • Writes leaflets and other materials for campaigns.
  • Implements effective staff development and team-building.
  • Lead coalition-building efforts with other unions, student and patient care groups to support local and statewide campaign goals.
  • Manage lists, charts, and databases.
  • Meet statewide goals and deadlines. Responsible for managing organizers success of meeting statewide goals and deadlines.
  • Enforces contract and labor laws such as FMLA, ADA, OSHA, and PERB.
  • Informs Southern California Coordinator or other supervisor of activities, developments and progress of assigned campaigns.

Required Qualifications and Skills include:

  • Experienced in leading and/or supervising multiple staff, assignments, projects, managing timelines, and effectively using database systems, or equivalent experience.
  • 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, Tagalog) preferred

AFSCME 3299’s members are a diverse group of workers reflecting all of California, rich in gender and ethnic diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer, and strongly encourage all those qualified and interested to apply.

To Apply
All interested applicants should send cover letter, résumé and 3 references with Lead Organizer UCSF in subject line to: jobs@afscme3299.org.

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED

Southern California Regional Field Coordinator

Southern California Regional Field Coordinator

Organization
AFSCME Local 3299 is a dynamic progressive labor union representing 25,000 University Service and Patient Care workers at the University of California. We are a member-driven union with elected rank-and-file leadership dedicated to building a strong union to fight for our benefits, jobs and families.

We are currently seeking a Southern California Regional Field Coordinator, working out of one of our Southern CA offices and reporting directly to the Local’s Statewide Field Director. The Coordinator will be responsible for the Local’s five Southern UC campuses, including supervising Lead and organizing staff and overall field program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan and implement worksite campaigns.
  • Assist in planning and implementing (on 5 So Cal UC campuses) the Local’s statewide coordinated contract, legislative and external organizing campaigns.
  • Train, develop, and direct activities of Lead Organizers and Internal and External 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 vision and strategic plan.
  • Work with the Northern California Coordinator to ensure the timely coordination, and efficiency of the Local’s statewide program.
  • Must be familiar with the Southern California’s working groups for coverage in absences and overall coordination.

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, Hindi) preferred

AFSCME 3299’s members are a diverse group of workers reflecting all of California, rich in gender and ethnic diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer, and strongly encourage all those qualified and interested to apply.

All interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@afscme3299.org with the subject line, SoCA Field Coordinator.

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED

Northern California Regional Field Coordinator

Northern California Field Coordinator – Based in Oakland, CA

Organization
AFSCME Local 3299 is a dynamic progressive labor union representing 25,000 University Service and Patient Care workers at the University of California. We are a member-driven union with elected rank-and-file leadership dedicated to building a strong union to fight for our benefits, jobs and families.

We are currently seeking a Northern California Regional Field Coordinator, working out of our Central Headquarters in Oakland and reporting directly to the Statewide Field Director. The Coordinator will be responsible for the Local’s five Northern UC campuses, including supervising Lead and organizing staff and overall field program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan and implement worksite campaigns.
  • Assist in planning and implementing (on 5 No Cal UC campuses) the Local’s statewide coordinated contract, legislative and external organizing campaigns.
  • Train, develop, and direct activities of Lead Organizers and Internal and External 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.
  • Work with the Southern California Coordinator to ensure the timely coordination, and efficiency of the Local’s statewide program.
  • Must be familiar with the Southern California’s working groups for coverage in absences and overall coordination.

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, Hindi) preferred

AFSCME 3299’s members are a diverse group of workers reflecting all of California, rich in gender and ethnic diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer, and strongly encourage all those qualified and interested to apply.

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

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED

Internal Organizers (Multiple Locations)

Internal Organizers

Positions in Berkeley, Davis, San Diego, and San Francisco, CA

Organization
AFSCME Local 3299 is a dynamic progressive labor union representing 25,000 University Service and Patient Care workers at the University of California. We are a member-driven union with elected rank-and-file leadership dedicated to building a strong union to fight for our benefits, jobs and families.

Purpose
Organizers
are responsible for conducting internal, and sometimes external organizing campaigns by organizing workplace committees, making home visits, performing worker assessments, planning and carrying out worksite organizing and comprehensive campaigns. Organizer’s will be expected to target issues, identify workplace leaders and recruit them as Member Action Team leaders, and move workers to use collective action to solve workplace issues.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES (Any one position may not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed. Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification.)

  • Recruit and develop worksite leaders to become involved in the Member Action Team and other union activities.
  • Develops volunteer organizers and/or lost timers from within the AFSCME membership.
  • Develops broad, representative organizing committees of worksite leaders, and trains them to move worksite organizing campaigns.
  • Visits job sites to communicate with workers.
  • Visits workers in their homes.
  • Writes leaflets and other materials for organizing campaigns.
  • Obtains and creates employee charts. Maintains list, which may include input on, and operation of, computerized database systems.
  • Informs Lead Organizer and other supervisors of activities, developments and progress of organizing activity, including worker meetings.
  • Uses knowledge of basic labor law such as FMLA, ADA, OSHA, Workers Compensation and Fair Housing and Employment.
  • Meets goals and deadlines.
  • Promptly return phone calls, especially to members.
  • Complete administrative tasks such as Expense or Hudson Reports.
  • Accepts and applies feedback and constructive criticism from Lead Organizer or other supervisor.
  • Performs related work as required.

Directions and Decision Making
This position reports to a Lead Organizer and/or other supervisor. Direct supervision and direction will be from a Lead Organizer or other supervisor as assigned. Organizers are expected to report regularly to a **Lead Organizer or other assigned supervisor.

Education and Experience
High School Diploma and 6 months to 3 years experience in union organizing; or successful completion of an AFSCME 3299 or the like Internship: or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of union organizing practice and principles.
  • Leadership and motivational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluent bilingual skills are desirable.
  • Knowledge of anti-union employer tactics.
  • Basic knowledge of labor laws, especially with respect to union organizing.
  • Basic computer skills, such as Word, Excel, and E-Mail Programs.
  • Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.
  • Salary is competitive. Excellent benefits include: medical, dental, vision, car allowance, car insurance reimbursement, and educational reimbursement and opportunities for advancement.

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.

Language
Bilingual Spanish/Cantonese/English preferred.

To Apply
Interested applicants should send cover letter, résumé and 3 references with Internal Organizer (Please specify the location: Berkeley, Davis, San Diego, and San Francisco) in the subject line to: jobs@afscme3299.org.

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED

Internal Organizer - UCLA

Internal Organizer

Positions in UCLA Campus and Medical Center

Organization
AFSCME Local 3299 is a dynamic progressive labor union representing 25,000 University Service and Patient Care workers at the University of California. We are a member-driven union with elected rank-and-file leadership dedicated to building a strong union to fight for our benefits, jobs and families.

Purpose
Organizers are responsible for conducting internal, and sometimes external organizing campaigns by organizing workplace committees, making home visits, performing worker assessments, planning and carrying out worksite organizing and comprehensive campaigns. Organizer’s will be expected to target issues, identify workplace leaders and recruit them as Member Action Team leaders, and move workers to use collective action to solve workplace issues.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES (Any one position may not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed. Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification.)

  • Recruit and develop worksite leaders to become involved in the Member Action Team and other union activities.
  • Develops volunteer organizers and/or lost timers from within the AFSCME membership.
  • Develops broad, representative organizing committees of worksite leaders, and trains them to move worksite organizing campaigns.
  • Visits job sites to communicate with workers.
  • Visits workers in their homes.
  • Writes leaflets and other materials for organizing campaigns.
  • Obtains and creates employee charts. Maintains list, which may include input on, and operation of, computerized database systems.
  • Informs Lead Organizer and other supervisors of activities, developments and progress of organizing activity, including worker meetings.
  • Uses knowledge of basic labor law such as FMLA, ADA, OSHA, Workers Compensation and Fair Housing and Employment.
  • Meets goals and deadlines.
  • Promptly return phone calls, especially to members.
  • Complete administrative tasks such as Expense or Hudson Reports.
  • Accepts and applies feedback and constructive criticism from Lead Organizer or other supervisor.
  • Performs related work as required.

Directions and Decision Making
This position reports to a Lead Organizer and/or other supervisor. Direct supervision and direction will be from a Lead Organizer or other supervisor as assigned. Organizers are expected to report regularly to a **Lead Organizer or other assigned supervisor.

Education and Experience
High School Diploma and 6 months to 3 years experience in union organizing; or successful completion of an AFSCME 3299 or the like Internship: or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of union organizing practice and principles.
  • Leadership and motivational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluent bilingual skills are desirable.
  • Knowledge of anti-union employer tactics.
  • Basic knowledge of labor laws, especially with respect to union organizing.
  • Basic computer skills, such as Word, Excel, and E-Mail Programs.
  • Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.
  • Salary is competitive. Excellent benefits include: medical, dental, vision, car allowance, car insurance reimbursement, and educational reimbursement and opportunities for advancement.

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.

Language
Bilingual Spanish/Cantonese/English preferred.

To Apply
Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and 3 references with Internal Organizer (Please specify the location (UCLA Campus or Medical Center) in the subject line to: jobs@afscme3299.org.

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED

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