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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:

Internal Organizer – UCI and UCB

Internal Organizer for UCI and UCB

AFSCME Local 3299 is a dynamic, progressive, militant, member driven labor union that represents 24,000 service and patient care workers on all of the University of California campuses and Medical Centers. We are a statewide local and use an organizing-focused model for both internal and external organizing work.

Job Title: Internal Organizer

Locations: UCI and UCB

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/English is preferred for this position.

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

Administrative Assistant I
AFSCME Local 3299 is a statewide labor union with dynamic rank and file leadership that is committed to organizing and building a powerful, progressive, democratic, militant, member run union. We are the University of California’s largest union, and represent more than 25,000 Service and Patient Care Technical Workers at the system’s 10 campuses, 5 medical centers, numerous clinics, research laboratories and UC Hastings College of the Law.

Job Title: Administrative Assistant I

Location: This is a full time position with benefits, primarily working out of our Oakland office.

We are seeking a high-energy, mature, well organized, Administrative Assistant for a position that will include assisting executive staff, providing support to statewide campaigns, special projects, and meeting and travel responsibilities for the entire organization. Must be experienced having worked in a fast-paced office environment and capable of handling multiple and diverse assignments. Labor or campaign experience preferred.

Responsibilities will include: (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.)

  • Assist when necessary in the development and preparation of presentation material, campaign material, and campaign propaganda
  • Coordinate and plan logistics for rallies and other actions/events, including onsite support
  • Coordinate special projects and prepare database reports
  • Provide administrative support to staff in satellite offices including onsite support when necessary
  • Maintain various travel and events calendars
  • Serve as first point of contact: greet visitors, answer the phone, and respond to e‐mail inquiries
  • Handle all incoming and outgoing mail
  • Assist with vendor research
  • Assist with data entry projects
  • Satellite office organization & maintenance (including stocking supplies)
  • Other administrative support as assigned

Ideal Applicant will be:
Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. Experienced (1-3 years minimum) in administrative/office work and logistics, preferably in a dynamic member-driven organization. You should be able to display responsible initiative, to receive and apply feedback, and possess the ability to work with a diverse group of people. We are seeking an incredibly motivated, responsible, independent worker, who is organized, a multi- tasker, problem-solver, detail-oriented, and willing to travel to satellite offices across the state of California when necessary.

Required Qualifications:
Performs responsible clerical work requiring previous experience and the ability to carry out a large variety of clerical duties with little supervision. With appropriate and sufficient training is computer literate in office data entry and word processing programs. Responsible for performing office tasks such as filing, recording, maintaining records, copying, posting, and other similar duties using a computer or tablet. Performs various tasks. Works under general supervision. Excellent interpersonal skills, proficiency in MS Office Suite/Access, Google documents, and Adobe. Weekends and long and/or irregular work hours may be necessary on occasion.

Bilingual Spanish/Chinese and other languages are a plus. Women, people of color, and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and 3 references with Administrative Assistant I in the subject line to: Jessica Cendana, Administrative Manager, jobs@afscme3299.org.

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED

Internal Organizer – Southern CA (Temporary)

Internal Organizer for UCD and UCLA
Positions in Davis, Los Angeles, CA

AFSCME Local 3299 is a dynamic, progressive, militant, member driven labor union that represents 24,000 service and patient care workers on all of the University of California campuses and Medical Centers. We are a statewide local and use an organizing-focused model for both internal and external organizing work.

Job Title: Internal Organizer

Locations: Southern CA (UCLA, UCI, UCR, UCSB, and UCSD)

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/English is preferred for this position.

To Apply
Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and 3 references with Internal Organizers Southern CA (Temporary) (Please specify the location (UCLA, UCI, UCR, UCSB, and UCSD) in the subject line to: jobs@afscme3299.org.

Internal Organizer for UCD and UCLA

Internal Organizer for UCD and UCLA
Positions in Davis, Los Angeles, CA

AFSCME Local 3299 is a dynamic, progressive, militant, member driven labor union that represents 24,000 service and patient care workers on all of the University of California campuses and Medical Centers. We are a statewide local and use an organizing-focused model for both internal and external organizing work.

Job Title: Internal Organizer
Locations: Statewide
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/English is required for this position.

To Apply
Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and 3 references with Internal Organizers (Please specify the location San Francisco, Davis, or Los Angeles) in the subject line to: jobs@afscme3299.org.

Education & Training Associate (exempt)
Location: Oakland, CA
Position will include supporting the Director of Education, Operations and Organizational Development and the Training, Education and MAT (Team) Committee of the Local’s Board. Must be experienced with a fast-paced work environment, capable of handling a multiple number of diverse assignments, and able to take leadership on planning and coordination of training and education events for both staff and rank and file members. Labor or campaign experience preferred.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Supports the Director of Education, Operations and Organizational Development with all administrative and logistical details related to the development and delivery of member and staff training and development programs, to include site, facilitators, content, materials, and logistics.
  • Design and implement training programs for worksite leaders and union staff.
  • Write and develop curricula on a variety of topics such as member organizing, representation, political action, leadership development, and training-of-trainers (TOT).
  • Creates, tracks, and manages detailed project plans for multiple projects.
  • (Co) facilitates trainings, retreats, and training-of-trainer events.
  • Communicates project status to project stakeholders on a regular basis. Proactively identifies obstacles, brings them to attention, and works to resolve them. Routes materials through approvals as needed.
  • Develops and maintains a course catalog of curricula and training materials in concert with ongoing content development activities.
  • Coordinates logistical aspects of all education and training events, staff & member retreats, and conferences with Travel Coordinator, Lead Facilitators, and Administrative Manager; including on-site support, registration, transportation, reservations, vendor management, meeting space specifications, A/V and materials shipment, food and beverage requirements and accommodations.
  • Assists with the production of course training materials (e.g., handouts, workbooks, flash drives or CDs, badges, sign-in sheets, certificates) and ensures high quality, consistency and timely production.
  • Assists members with questions and issues and monitors the education/conference e-mail inbox.
  • Collects, manages and presents the final course evaluation summary reports to facilitator(s) and stakeholders.
  • Liaising with Board Committees, lead and coordinate the recruitment, planning design and delivery of annual member conference.
  • Collect, update and develop as needed appropriate training materials and curricula for use with member & staff development trainings.
  • Develop and maintain overall annual Calendar of Training Events for both staff and member trainings.
  • Create and maintain electronic archive for staff and member education and development.
  • Perform/assist with other training and development duties as assigned by the Director of Education, Operations and Organizational Development.

Ideal Applicant will possess:

  • 3-5 years of experience as a union or community organizer or union field representative.
  • Excellent program development skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to write curricula, using a variety of adult teaching techniques appropriate for action-oriented education.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write reports, make presentations, facilitate meetings, and conduct training.
  • Strong commitment to the labor movement and/or social justice work.
  • Good knowledge of Unions.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relations with diverse membership and staff.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate others.
  • Ability to take initiative, to work with a team, and to handle a fast-paced setting, multiple projects and tight deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours, including evenings and weekends, and traveling over a statewide geographic area.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Google Documents, Access, Word and PowerPoint, as well as working knowledge of spreadsheets and database software.
  • Bilingual is a plus.

Physical Demands

  • Sit at a computer for long periods of time.
  • Stand for long periods of time when leading training.

To Apply
Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and three references with Education & Training Associate in the subject line to: jobs@afscme3299.org.
NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED

Southern California Regional Field Coordinator
Southern California Regional Field Coordinator
AFSCME Local 3299 is a dynamic progressive labor union representing 24,000 University Service and Patient Care workers at the University of California. We are a member-driven union with an 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 will 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.

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 Field Coordinator

Northern California Field Coordinator
Based in Oakland, CA

AFSCME Local 3299 is a dynamic progressive labor union representing 24,000 University Service and Patient Care workers at the University of California. We are a member-driven union with newly 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 will 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 vision and strategic plan.
  • Work with the Sorthern 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 three references to jobs@afscme3299.org to the Statewide Field Director with Northern CA Field Coordinator in the subject line of the email.

Temporary Legislative and Political Organizer

Temporary Legislative and Political Organizer
Based in Sacramento, CA or Oakland, CA

AFSCME Local 3299 is a dynamic progressive labor union representing 24,000 Service and Patient Care workers at the University of California. We are a member-driven union with rank-and-file leadership, dedicated to building a strong union to fight for our jobs, families, patients and students.

Job Description:
The duties and responsibilities of the Legislative and Political Organizer shall be to:

  • Translate complex, high-level legislation and data work into applicable messages, strategies and tactics for lobby visits, letters and testimony.
  • Prepare and present testimony on behalf of the organization during legislative hearings, forums and meetings.
  • Monitor bills and draft appropriate correspondence and statements reflecting the Union’s position.
  • Assist with overall AFSCME 3299 lobbying efforts.
  • Develop and expand our lobbying efforts with state and local legislators, carry out an educational program with elected officials.
  • Organize 3299 field campaigns to pass legislation and to elect pro-worker endorsed candidates.
  • Provide State Political Director with organizing reports and memos on a timely basis.
  • Play a role in polling, voter targeting and effective campaign message development.
  • Play a role in creating and supporting education, labor, student, community and political meetings, rallies, conferences, and events.
  • Help foster 3299 presence at key education, labor, community and political meetings, rallies, conferences, and events.
  • Help in the identification and development of potential local candidates for boards and commissions.
  • Help in the identification and development of potential student and community liaisons.
  • Support efforts related to candidate endorsement, including candidate interviews and related materials, interfacing with Labor Councils across the state, and tracking of candidate endorsement process.
  • Support efforts related to increasing PEOPLE membership and contribution levels by developing and implementing an outreach plan that includes member volunteers, union leaders and staff participation. Create and implement skills training programs for members and supporters around leadership development, political advocacy, field campaign implementation, and direct action organizing.
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities related to AFSCME 3299 political capacity as assigned.

Reporting:
The Legislative and Political Organizer will report to the Political Director.

Specific Requirements:

  • Three (3) to Five (5) years of student and/or community organizing, political, and legislative or issue campaign experience.
  • Must be familiar with public higher education, union, and electoral dynamics.
  • Working knowledge of California politics and the legislative process.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of implementing political campaigns.
  • Skills in leading teams within field campaigns.
  • Public speaking and written presentation skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking capacity while working with deadlines.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.
  • Travel required and willingness to work long and irregular hours.
  • College degree or equivalent related work experience.

AFSCME 3299’s members are a diverse group of workers reflecting all of California, and are mostly people of color and women. We are an equal opportunity employer, and encourage people of color and women to apply.

Competitive salary, benefits and field package included.

To Apply
All interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and 3 references with Legislative and Political Organizer – Temporary Northern CA in subject line to: jobs@afscme3299.org.

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