Employment Opportunities

Clerical/Secretary – AFSCME District Council 85

Applications for this position will be accepted up to and including April 2, 2018. The rate of compensation shall be that which is required by the current PICSU contract.

Anyone interested in applying for this position should contact J. David Henderson, Council Director, in writing, with your home and work telephone numbers in order to schedule an interview. 

Contact information:
1276 Liberty Street
Franklin, PA 16323
Phone: 814-437-7654
Fax: 814-432-8393

Assistant Director of Education and Resources – AFSCME Council 13


The Assistant Director of Education and Resources reports directly to the Director of Education and Resources.

The Assistant Director must have excellent communication skills. The role of the Assistant Director is to contribute to the building of a stronger union by managing the day-to-day operations of a new Member Resource Center (MRC). The Assistant Director will supervise a team of skilled staff who are trained to provide high quality advice, service, and a consistently positive union experience for members contacting the Center. The Assistant Director may also assist the local in all aspects of grievances up to first step and responding to the advocacy needs of the membership.

The Assistant Director must provide exceptional leadership and effective management in all areas of dispute resolution and system administration, project completion, education support and development.

Required Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with officers, members, community
    organizations, staff, other partners, and elected officials.
  • Computer skills, including Word, Excel, and internet research tools and databases used
    for organizing and political activity, experience with call center software and reporting .
  • Demonstrated ability to operate in politically sensitive situations and exercise good
  • Ability to develop and implement comprehensive internal and external plans.
  • Ability to establish rapport with workers in widely diversified ethnic, social and
    economic groups and to mobilize workers around issues.
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail.
  • Labor union experience or knowledge of grievances and arbitration processes.
  • Strong problem solving skills; the ability to systematically analyze problems, draw
    relevant conclusions, and devise appropriate courses of action.

Minimum Experience, Education, and Training:

  • 5-7 years’ experience in managing and developing staff in a complex administrative
    operation; experience in a high demand service oriented environment.
  • Valid Driver’s License and automobile available for work.

Applications for this position will be accepted until the close of business on Friday, April 13, 2018.

Anyone interested in applying should forward a letter of interest and a copy of their resume to Tara Wilson via email at [email protected]