Statewide Organizer

CSEA is seeking resumes for a Statewide Organizer.  Starting salary is $59,377 ($69,671 for candidates with two years professional union organizing experience). The Statewide Organizer’s assignments are  across New York State and requires a travel and flexible work schedule.   Responsibilities include all aspects of organizing campaigns and building the union including:

  • Performs all phases of organizing activities such as targeting, research, developing leads, progress assessment, recruitment, issue development, strategizing, escalating tactics, voter assessment, GOTV strategies ‐ with the objective of increasing CSEA’s membership.
  • Develops and applies a thorough working knowledge of labor and employment laws in the campaign setting, especially as pertains to exerting pressure on the employer.
  • Acts as lead organizer in campaigns including recruiting and educating volunteers, making assignments and ensuring accountability.
  • Gathers, analyzes, manages and uses data and information essential to organizing.
  • Builds internal and external (i.e. community) relationships and supports campaigns.


A Bachelor’s Degree in labor relations or a related field OR three (3) years of responsible work experience in union organizing, union building, political or community organizing that demonstrates a planned approach to campaign development. OR A satisfactory combination of education, training and experience.

NOTE: Candidates must possess a valid New York State driver’s license and car for business use in order to be appointed. Significant travel required.

Submit resume to: Director  of Human Resources, PO Box 7125, Capitol Station, Albany, NY 12224 or email Please note SO on all correspondence.

Equal Opportunity Employer