4 Job Posting for Area Field & Community Engagement Coordinators

Position:    Field & Community Engagement Coordinator – 4 Openings

Full Time: Great River Area Labor Federation – based in Quad Cities area

Full Time: Hawkeye Area Labor Council – based in Cedar Rapids-Waterloo, IA areas

Full Time: South Central Iowa Federation of Labor – based in Des Moines, IA area

Full Time: Western Iowa Labor Federation – based in Sioux City, IA area

Compensation:        Salary and benefits are competitive, and are commensurate with experience & qualifications

 Start Date:             Tentatively August 25, 2016

 Applications Due:  Preferred by July 15,, 2016. Application packages will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Commitment:  These positions will initially be funded through a two-year grant. All four positions are intended to become permanent staff-leader roles.


These organizations are chartered by the National AFL-CIO and are coalitions of Local Unions throughout their respective areas of Iowa.  Each organization works to stimulate and coordinate communications and mobilization activity area-wide among affiliates and allies.  We focus on supporting the legislative, political, organizing, and solidarity goals of the labor movement locally, statewide, and nationally.  We are led by elected Presidents, and are governed by elected Executive Boards.


The Field & Community Engagement Coordinator is required to live in the organization’s jurisdiction, operating from a central base and working throughout the area at satellite locations.  Specific details on the work and responsibilities of the position are in the attached position description. These are two-year, grant-funded positions.  Our organizations intend and expect to extend the position beyond that period but the extension is not guaranteed. Candidates who cannot commit to serve the entire two-year period will not be considered.


By June 30, 2016, complete and submit: 1) the attached application; 2) answers to the Personal Statement questions on page 3 of the application; 3) your resume; 4) two samples of written work projects you personally completed; and 5) any other relevant materials.  Email the complete application package and all required materials to: ​campaignsapplication@gmail.com

 Unless you indicate in your cover email that you wish to be excluded from one or more of the four positions, you will be considered for all four locations.


Our organizations are equal opportunity employers, and we actively seek to build diversity among our officers, staff, and members.  Women, people of color, LGBTQ, Veteran, and disabled candidates are encouraged to apply.

Click here to get printable Job Description and Application form.

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