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JOB POSTING: Internal Organizer - Iowa

April 13, 2022

Job Posting for Internal Organizer in Iowa Sector

Organization Overview:
SEIU Healthcare Minnesota & Iowa represents over 40,000 healthcare and long term care workers in hospitals, clinics, nursing home, and home care across Minnesota and Iowa. SEIU Healthcare Minnesota & Iowa is dedicated to building an organization which advances social and economic justice through work on local, state, national and even global policy issues which affect our members; our patients, residents and clients; and our communities. Focused on uniting workers in healthcare, long term care, and homecare, SEIU members are winning better wages, healthcare and more secure jobs for our communities, uniting their strength with their counterparts around the state and world to help ensure that workers benefit from today’s global economy.

Summary of Position:
Internal Organizer at SEIU Healthcare Minnesota & Iowa carries out a variety of job functions. An Internal Organizer “IO” will be asked to participate in organizing, legislative and political action, training of members, building worksite leaders, contract negotiations, and other tasks as the need arises. Any candidate must be willing to work long and irregular hours including weekends and evenings when called for. The IO must also be willing to travel with some possible overnight stays.

The Union IO shall be required to perform services in accordance with the needs of the Local and at such times and places as are necessary. The Union IO must have a dedication to
improve the position of our members and strengthen the role of our Union in every venture.
There must be a willingness to become educated in health care issues, and a desire to lead and inspire our member leaders and rank and file.
This position is based in Iowa City, Iowa.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

SKILLS NEEDED

BEHAVIORAL QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED

Candidate will be assigned to meet the needs of SEIU Healthcare and management may alter
assignment as those needs change.

Starting salary of $56,460/annual and benefits including health, dental, pension plan, paid time off, and paid holidays.

Qualified applicants should email a résumé, cover letter, and references to Chief of Staff,
Luchelle Stevens at Luchelle.Stevens@seiuhcmnia.org stating clearly that they are applying for the “Internal Organizer-Iowa” position. This position will remain open until filled. Interviews are on a rolling basis.