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Director of Contracts (Collective Bargaining)

Scion Nonprofit Staffing | Sacramento CA 94203 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/12/2012

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Scion Executive Search ( has been retained to conduct the search for a new Director of Contracts (Collective Bargaining) for SEIU Local 1000. This position is for immediate hire.

SEIU Local 1000 represents 95,000 California state employees in nine different bargaining units. They negotiate and enforce a long, complex contract that ensures good working conditions, fair wages and secure health care and retirement benefits. SEIU Local 1000 requires a thorough knowledge of collective bargaining, as well as of the roles, structures, policies and procedures of California’s State Personnel Board, the Department of Personnel Administration, and individual state departments.

We are seeking a skilled and innovative Director of Contracts (Collective Bargaining) who combines a big-picture outlook with a mastery of details. If you’re a fierce negotiator, a tireless advocate for the rank-and-file, and excel at both strategy and tactics, please apply. The ideal candidate will be experienced in managing a team of dedicated labor representatives, a volunteer bargaining team and expertly coordinating negotiations.

-Act as spokesperson during collective bargaining.
-Coordinate actions of master table bargaining, as well as activities of nine individual bargaining units
-Coordinate activities for approximately 150 meet and confer negotiating teams
-Train negotiating team members
-Supervise four to seven senior union representatives and three administrative support staff

-5 years experience negotiating contracts, including experience as chief spokesperson, writing contract language, and costing and coordinating activities for multiple bargaining units.
-3 years experience managing staff, assignments, projects and timelines.
-Experience with mediation, arbitration and hearings preferred.
-Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field required.
-Masters degree in administration or JD preferred

SEIU is committed to building a diverse workforce. We offer excellent benefits, including fully paid health benefits for employee and family, pension plan, liberal paid time off and a competitive salary up to $125k. All applicants must be able to furnish proof of authorization to work in the United States.

Scion Executive Search ( has been retained to conduct this search for a new Director of Contracts. For immediate consideration please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Scion Executive Search via email to

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Location Sacramento, CA, 94203, United States
Annual Salary $120,000.00 - $125,000.00/Yearly
Categories Employment/Job-related
Function Advocacy /Lobbying
Experience Years 5 yrs
Pref Degree Bachelors

Location Maptop

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Contact Name Isaac Schild
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