New York/Massachusetts Regional Director : New York

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


New York/Massachusetts Regional Director

Based in Queens, NY
(with some travel to Boston)

The Committee of Interns and Residents, the largest resident physicians’ union in the country, is looking for a NY/MA Regional Director, based in Queens, NY (with travel to Boston).

About Us:
CIR is a nationwide, progressive, member-driven healthcare union representing 16,000 resident physicians. Our vision is to be the national voice for interns, residents and fellows to create better working conditions, allowing physicians-in-training the ability to provide the highest quality patient care possible by building power through our Union.

Job Summary:
As the NY/MA Regional Director, you will have the opportunity to lead strategic campaigns, participate in collective bargaining, develop staff, and maintain a presence in the field. The NY/MA Regional Director will report directly to the Associate Director.


  • Develop and plan campaigns to address workplace issues affecting our members, patients, or healthcare
  • Responsible for member leader development, membership engagement, and organizing members around contract enforcement at the worksite
  • Lead collective bargaining in private and public sector chapters through the development of the bargaining team, researching of proposals and training staff on the process
  • Provide written communications and reports quarterly to members, union leaders, executive board and CIR staff as needed
  • Track and maintain accurate records and database for existing and incoming members
  • Supervise, develop and ensure organizing staff are achieving local, statewide and national goals
  • Lead and coach organizers in membership sign up in challenging open shop environment


  • 4 years or more of organizing experience in the labor movement with 2 years’ of experience managing and supervising staff
  • External organizing experience, preferred
  • Ability to develop, lead and support organizers on the implementation of strategic campaigns
  • Experience in collective bargaining, contract enforcement and grievance procedure
  • Excellent communication skills to connect with highly-educated professionals in pursuit of a common goal
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and juggle a large workload in a fast-paced campaign environment
  • Must be able to travel to Boston
  • Expected to be out in the field the majority of the time
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

CIR Offers:

  • Competitive starting salary, commensurate with experience
  • Excellent benefits package: health, dental, vision, disability, 401(k), pension plan and paid sick/vacation time

To Apply
A résumé and cover letter are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for CIR, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan. Please send your résumé and cover letter to: with the Subject Line: NY/MA Regional Director.

CIR is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants. Please visit our website for more information:

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