Director of Administration and Finance : Connecticut

AFSCME Council 4

AFSCME Council 4

Director of Administration and Finance

Based in New Britain, CT

Job Title: Director of Administration and Finance
Reports to: Executive Director

Job Purpose
Serve as a member of the senior leadership team and provide support to the Executive Director in guiding the Council; manage the daily operations of the Council’s office, administration and finances.


  • Provide support, advice and guidance to the Executive Director as a member of the senior leadership team.
  • May act as a representative of the Executive Director and AFSCME Council 4 in communications and meetings.
  • Provide supervision, guidance and support for staff.
  • Analyze logistics, processes, operations; identify opportunities for improvements and facilitate development of policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate strategic initiatives of the Council.
  • Oversee physical building repairs, improvement and services.
  • Participate in regular meetings with senior leadership to discuss the needs of Council and membership.
  • Assess and respond to inquiries, determine the proper course of action and report outcome to the Executive Director.
  • Ensure all staff issues are addressed properly, efficiently and judiciously, documenting and tracking progress until resolved.
  • Manage communications and information flow as assigned.
  • May manage departments and staff as assigned.
  • Support functions according to circumstances and needs of the Council and membership.
  • Assist the Executive Director with internal communications, staff needs and issue resolution.


  • Advanced degree in labor/administration/finance fields is desired.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in labor/administration/finance fields.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Experience managing a team.
  • Experience in project planning and operational support for an organization.
  • Financial experience in budget design and management.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required as well as a demonstrated ability to think creatively and speak publicly. Bilingual skills are a plus.
  • A results driven thinker and an excellent problem solver.
  • Ability to work strategically and collaboratively with state, municipal, private sector labor organizations/leaders and HR professionals.

Please submit a cover letter with résumé to:

AFSCME Council 4
C/O Megan Batchelder, Executive Assistant
444 East Main Street
New Britain, CT 06051

Closing Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by 5:00 pm

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