Research Associate – External Organizing
Based in Los Angeles, CA
WHO WE ARE:
SEIU Local 721 is a dynamic, and fast growing organization recognized as one of the largest and strongest union of publicly funded employees in the nation. We are on the forefront of local politics, defending public services in the face of budget cuts, organizing workers in the public service sectors and are key players in national reform efforts. We have over 200 staff members covering 4 counties. Our more than 80,000 members provide public services in diverse fields, including health care, social services, special districts, private non-profits, libraries, courts, parks and recreation, public works and mental health in cities and counties throughout Southern California. Through grassroots organizing, identifying and developing leaders within our Union, and organizing worker political power, we are on the front lines of holding government accountable, ensuring efficiency, tackling waste, and improving services.
Under the supervision of the Chief of Staff and/or Designee, the Research Associate will provide strategic policy analysis, research and support for union campaigns. The Research Associate may also be assigned duties beyond this job description.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
SKILLS, APTITUDE, AND COMMITMENT:
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Mail, fax or e-mail a cover letter, detailed resume, two-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to: For a candidate to be considered, application materials must show how s/he meets each of the skills and experience requirements identified above.
Human Resources Department
SEIU Local 721 1545 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90017
Fax: (213) 401-1787
SEIU Local 721 is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability. SEIU Local 721 works to ensure fair treatment of applicants and employees and actively enforces zero tolerance policies against discrimination and sexual harassment.
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