SEIU Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR)
SEIU Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR)


Project Staff

For covering Northern California


Title: Project Staff
Location: Northern California

About Us:
The Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR) is the largest housestaff union in the United States. We are a local of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), representing over 24,000 resident physicians who are dedicated to improving residency training and education, advancing patient care, and expanding healthcare access for our communities. CIR’s mission is to empower our nation’s interns, residents and fellows to fight for excellence for our patients.

Job Summary:
The Committee of Interns and Residents is looking to hire a Project Staff Organizer to assist and provide chapter support in Northern California. CIR is committed to fully engaging our physician-members on hospital worksite and CIR issues. To accomplish this, we need a highly driven and committed individual who has strong interpersonal and communication skills and can effectively solve problems.

The Project Staff person will report to the Northern California Area Director. This is a temporary, six-month position, with the possibility of an extension depending on the needs of the organization.

Job Responsibilities:
Provide worksite organizing and bargaining support to CIR staff and member leaders in the Northern California region including but not limited to membership outreach, note taking and data collection, as well as organizing logistics for campaign events.
Assist Area Director and other staff in executing campaign tactics

CIR is looking for candidates who have:

  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate and work with multiple departments to move national goals and priorities
  • Must have excellent follow-up skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced organization with tight deadlines.
  • Desire and commitment to advance the organization and a passion for the work and the membership
  • Ability to think strategically, communicate ideas/thoughts and exercise sound judgment
  • Energetic self-starter who can prioritize and coordinate the work
  • Demonstrate respectful and responsible behavior.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and can demonstrate a strong ability to work cross-functionally
  • Able to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of work
  • Possible opportunity for out of state travel
  • Willingness to work outside normal business hours, including evenings and weekends, as needed
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel); Google products such as Gmail and Google Drive (Docs & Sheets)
  • Knowledge of VAN, a plus
  • Competitive salary ($69,108 – $98,419) commensurate with experience and in compliance with the staff collective bargaining agreement

Excellent benefits package: health, dental, vision, disability, 401(k), pension plan and paid sick/vacation time.

To Apply:
In addition to a résumé, please include a cover letter that explains your interest in working at CIR and how you demonstrated success in a similar position. Please send your resume and cover letter to: jobs@cirseiu.org, with the Subject Line: Project Staff - Northern California.

CIR is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected category recognized by state, federal or local laws. Please visit our website for more information: www.cirseiu.org.

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